West Indies in India ODI Series - 4th ODI

India v West Indies

India won by 153 runs

21.1

Samuels to Sehwag, FOUR, and Samuels isn't spared either. Sehwag knows Samuels fires them in, so waits back for the first ball, gets some room, and uses the pace to guide this between point and short third

21.2

Samuels to Sehwag, no run, another quick ball, nearly a yorker, dug out

21.3

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, another quick near-yorker, driven to long-off for one

21.4

Samuels to Gambhir, 1 run, a slower offbreak this time, pushed with an open face for a single

21.5

Samuels to Sehwag, no run, quick again, hit back to Samuels

21.6

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, low full toss, driven down to long-on for a single

India 170/0   MN Samuels 1-0-7-0

23.1

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, Raina off the mark with a drive down to long-on

23.2

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, full, fast and straight, gets a single to long-on

23.3

Samuels to Raina, no run, looks to drive this to the extra cover region. There is no turn on the ball, and he ends up getting an inside edge back to the bowler

23.4

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, goes straighter down the ground this time, and gets a single to long-off

23.5

Samuels to Sehwag, no run, short of a length, quick and accurate, pushed back to Samuels

23.6

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, full on the pads, takes another single to long-on

India 180/1   MN Samuels 2-0-11-0

25.1

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, angling into the pads, pushed with soft hands into the leg side

25.2

Samuels to Sehwag, no run, low full toss on the pads, but Sehwag can't beat midwicket

25.3

Samuels to Sehwag, FOUR, long hop, on the pads, and the square leg umpire is sent ducking. Those are free runs, and Sehwag doesn't say no

25.4

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, full on off, driven powerfully to long-off for one

25.5

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, flighted on off, Raina plays with an open face, gets a single to sweeper-cover

25.6

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, full toss, Sehwag gets just the single to long-on, moves off the Nelson

India 194/1   MN Samuels 3-0-19-0

27.1

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, full on off, smashed down to long-off for a single. Samuels could have dived for this one, but that wouldn't have been a healthy choice

27.2

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, full outside off, driven to sweeper-cover

27.3

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, fired full and fast into the pads, helped away for a single

27.4

Samuels to Raina, no run, slower through the air, accurate, pushed to extra cover

27.5

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, this one is pushed to the right of extra cover, and despite Sammy's dive he gets a single

27.6

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, drives this with an open face, gets a single to sweeper-cover

India 210/1   MN Samuels 4-0-24-0

29.1

Samuels to Raina, no run, length ball outside off, driven straight to straight extra cover

29.2

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, strong off side in place, and he takes this from outside off and bunts it into the on side for a single

29.3

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, quick, into the pads, flicked away for a single

29.4

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, short of a length, cut away to the left of cover-point, gets a single

29.5

Samuels to Sehwag, FOUR, He has sold Samuels the dummy. This is straight out of poker. Makes room early, Samuels follows him, and Sehwag shuffles across to get inside the line and scoop this away for a four. Saleem Malik would have approved

29.6

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a length, turning in, worked away into the leg side

India 225/1   MN Samuels 5-0-32-0

31.1

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, full toss, driven inside-out, but gets just the single to long-off

31.2

Samuels to Raina, no run, flighted on middle and off, driven back to Samuels

31.3

Samuels to Raina, FOUR, shortish, wide, and quick. Raina goes for the cut, gets a bit of a top edge, but he has found the gap between point and short third man

31.4

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, pushes this to the left of point with soft hands, gets a single

31.5

Samuels to Sehwag, no run, full, near yorker, pushed back to Samuels

31.6

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, appeal for lbw, a mild one, as Sehwag is beaten on the reverse sweep. This is a length ball, pitched outside off, and quick. The umpire must think Sehwag has got outside the line

India 238/1   MN Samuels 6-0-39-0

33.1

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, short of a length outside off, opens the face, over to Sehwag

33.2

Samuels to Sehwag, no run, he is looking to make room, but Samuels follows him, and all Sehwag manages is a hit back to the bowler

33.3

Samuels to Sehwag, FOUR, Carved away for four. This is taken from off, and he has not even tried to hit this powerfully. The inside edge is visible to the batsman as he opens the face, and places it past point

33.4

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a length, on off, eased away for a single to long-on

33.5

Samuels to Raina, no run, no turn here, and he gets Raina's bottom edge as he looks to run it down. It doesn't find the stumps, though

33.6

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, punched away to deep cover this time

India 255/1   MN Samuels 7-0-46-0

35.1

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, long hop, but Sehwag doesn't make the most of it, gets just the single to deep midwicket

35.2

Samuels to Raina, 1 run, low full toss, Raina gets a single to cover

35.3

Samuels to Sehwag, 2 runs, full toss this time, Sehwag doesn't get four, but he has hit it left enough of Pollard at deep midwicket to come back for two. That takes him to 151, and he looks fresh. No sings of tiredness. Accepts another generous applause

35.4

Samuels to Sehwag, FOUR, Sehwag keeps going. Low full toss, and he carves it to the right of extra cover. No power. Just the opening of the face and timing

35.5

Samuels to Sehwag, FOUR, another beauty from Sehwag. A length ball on off, but he has opened the face again, and placed this between backward point and cover-point

35.6

Samuels to Sehwag, 1 run, Raina is ducking for his life here. Drilled down the ground, and he has to act swiftly to prevent damage. Sehwag gets a single to long-on

India 276/1   MN Samuels 8-0-59-0
Series Results
India v West Indies at Chennai - Dec 11, 2011
India won by 34 runs
India v West Indies at Indore - Dec 8, 2011
India won by 153 runs
India v West Indies at Ahmedabad - Dec 5, 2011
West Indies won by 16 runs
India v West Indies at Visakhapatnam - Dec 2, 2011
India won by 5 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
India v West Indies at Cuttack - Nov 29, 2011
India won by 1 wicket (with 7 balls remaining)
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Photos

Dec 9, 2011

A kite celebrating Virender Sehwag's record-breaking 219, Amritsar, December 9, 2011

A kite celebrating Virender Sehwag's record-breaking 219

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Dec 8, 2011

Virender Sehwag celebrates his record-breaking double-hundred, India v West Indies, 4th ODI, Indore, December 8, 2011

Virender Sehwag celebrates his record-breaking double-hundred

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