India tour of West Indies, 4th Test: West Indies v India at Kingston, Jun 30-Jul 2, 2006
India won by 49 runs
30 June, 1,2 July 2006 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
50.1

Collymore to Dhoni, no run, and here we have Dhoni trying to do a Dravid, but failing - short ball and he goes to pull but the ball thuds into his chest, poorly timed shot that

50.2

Collymore to Dhoni, OUT, GONE! Short ball on off, Dhoni goes for his favorite cut shot but can only hit it to Dwayne Bravo in the slips, what a good catch, made it look so simple, another Indian falls prey to this disciplined bowling attack, they're in tatters here at Sabina Park, what a batting display, check one more for the Windies

MS Dhoni c Bravo b Collymore 3 (12m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Anil Kumble comes out, chest, arm guard et al - he's rediscovered his batting form of old lately, what can he do now? This ground is ALIVE...

50.3

Collymore to Kumble, no run, full on off, well played back towards the bowler

50.4

Collymore to Kumble, 1 wide, short rising delivery outside off, well left alone for Ramdin

50.4

Collymore to Kumble, no run, bouncer angling across Kumble, Ramdin collects but the umpire gives it wide...hmmm...

50.5

Collymore to Kumble, no run, good ball, angling into the ribs, turned to short leg

50.6

Collymore to Kumble, no run, short of a length and Kumble plays it away from the body, the ball drops close to off stump, he's been guilty of playing on too now and then this man

End of over 51 (1 run) India 92/6

    • A Kumble 0 (4b)
    • R Dravid 33 (128b 5x4)
    • CD Collymore 15-8-16-1
    • JE Taylor 12-4-31-3
51.1

Taylor to Dravid, 1 run, short again, and Dravid unleashes the hook through square leg for one...good job in the deep...&

scoreboard and screens flashing some football now, umpires saying hello there, lets stick to the cricket, please...

51.2

Taylor to Kumble, FOUR, short on off, Kumble makes room and plays away from his body again, but smartly gets this down through gully for four

51.3

Taylor to Kumble, no run, short on off, Kumble stands tall - he's not short - and taps it down to his feet

51.4

Taylor to Kumble, no run, close, close...Taylor getting the ball up at his throat, Kumble again hops and does well to keep it down....chin muzak....

51.5

Taylor to Kumble, no run, what a changeup - 95 miles an hour, full and fast, good yorker, Kumble does immensely well to get his bat down and dig it out, well bowled, well played

51.6

Taylor to Kumble, no run, good end to an impressive over, fuller on off, dug out towards mid-off by the tall man....good contest this...

End of over 52 (5 runs) India 97/6

    • A Kumble 4 (9b 1x4)
    • R Dravid 34 (129b 5x4)
    • JE Taylor 13-4-36-3
    • CD Collymore 15-8-16-1

Batting still not fun out there, the pitch playing well for the quicks....

52.1

Collymore to Dravid, no run, good ball, comes in from off and Dravid manages to keep it out of his ribs

52.2

Collymore to Dravid, no run, good one again, Collymore - Dravid is back and across to keep that one down

52.3

Collymore to Dravid, no run, again, good length on off, Dravid is rock solid as he keeps that one down

52.4

Collymore to Dravid, no run, i saw that one coming - full again, perfect length, but Dravid is too good and plays it with a straight bat

52.5

Collymore to Dravid, no run, fuller and a hint slower, Dravid well forward in stoic defense

52.6

Collymore to Dravid, no run, slightly closer to the pads but Dravid pushes it towards mid-on

End of over 53 (maiden) India 97/6

    • R Dravid 34 (135b 5x4)
    • A Kumble 4 (9b 1x4)
    • CD Collymore 16-9-16-1
    • JE Taylor 13-4-36-3

Collins replacing the impressive Taylor now...hes done very well - last spell was excellent, picked up Yuvraj and Kaif

53.1

Collins to Kumble, no run, good one first-up, from over the stumps, and the left-hander angles this one across Kumble who shoulder arms

53.2

Collins to Kumble, no run, slower ball on off, Kumble mistimes his drive towards cover

53.3

Collins to Kumble, no run, slower ball again on middle and leg, pushed back to Collins

three slips and a gully now...this pitch offering variable bounce

53.4

Collins to Kumble, no run, shorter and Kumble stands up tall and plays it easily

53.5

Collins to Kumble, FOUR, fuller and not quick at all, Kumble will like 'em there, he just flashes his bat at it and gets four easy runs through point, thats the 100 up for India - took some time coming, but its here

53.6

Collins to Kumble, no run, angled across Kumble, who shoulders arms

End of over 54 (4 runs) India 101/6

    • A Kumble 8 (15b 2x4)
    • R Dravid 34 (135b 5x4)
    • PT Collins 11-5-15-1
    • CD Collymore 16-9-16-1

what have we here? Shivnarine Chanderpaul to bowl the last over before Tea...classical googlies and zooters coming up...

54.1

Chanderpaul to Dravid, 1 run, full, too full, and Dravid makes room to drive that through covers for.....a single

come on, Shiv, give 'em a rip now...

54.2

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, short, average ball and Kumble goes for the cut, not timed well and it rolls to gully

54.3

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, flatter, arm ball, forward prod from Kumble

54.4

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, quicker one,defended

54.5

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, ohhh, spin and drift, Kumble beaten in his forward drive

54.6

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, Kumble plays that back towards the bowler, thats Tea on Day One at Kingston...West Indies enjoying another fruitful session, India in the dolls...Dravid standing tall as usual for the tourists...the hero of the session: Jerome Taylor for some outstanding fast bowling. I'm off to rummage for something to snack on at this hour, and as the Test cricketers come back to play again, it will be Binoy to guide you through the first hour of the final session. Ciao.

It is now over to Arun for some fact file.

Cricinfo fact file: The Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica, is one of the West Indies' luckier test venues. In all, since the first test they played here in 1930, till before this ongoing test match, they have played a total of 41 matches, and have emerged winners 21 times - thats a win percentage of 51.21. They have fared better (among all venues where they have played 10 tests or more) in only one other venue - Headingley, Leeds. At Leeds, the West Indies have won 6 off the 11 tests they have played to give them a success rate of 54.55%.

End of over 55 (1 run) India 102/6

    • A Kumble 8 (20b 2x4)
    • R Dravid 35 (136b 5x4)
    • S Chanderpaul 1-0-1-0
    • PT Collins 11-5-15-1

Welcome back for the last session on day 1. India struggling at 102 for the loss of 6 wickets. Dravid the lone man fighting it out. 35 overs remain in the day. It will be Collins to bowl first up after the tea break. Some problems near the sight screen. All sorted out now. Here we go.

55.1

Collins to Dravid, no run, good length delivery, Dravid defends to the off side, a quick "no" from him.

55.2

Collins to Dravid, no run, fuller delivery, mistimes the drive back to Collins

55.3

Collins to Dravid, no run, good length delivery, Dravid behind it defends it back to Collins, who fields the ball on his follow through

55.4

Collins to Dravid, no run, good ball back of a length, Dravid pushes to mid on on the back foot

55.5

Collins to Dravid, 2 runs, opens the face off the bat and runs it down between the slip and gully to the deep, comes back easily for the second run

55.6

Collins to Dravid, no run, right behind it, defends it back to the bowler

End of over 56 (2 runs) India 104/6

    • R Dravid 37 (142b 5x4)
    • A Kumble 8 (20b 2x4)
    • PT Collins 12-5-17-1
    • S Chanderpaul 1-0-1-0

It will be Bravo to bowl to Kumble

56.1

Bravo to Kumble, no run, full ball, Kumble pushes to mid on

56.2

Bravo to Kumble, no run, another full delivery, again Kumble pushes to mid on

56.3

Bravo to Kumble, 2 runs, short and wide delivery outside the off stump, Kumble cuts, not well timed though, goes to the deep backward-point

56.4

Bravo to Kumble, 1 run, turned off his legs in front of square leg for a single

56.5

Bravo to Dravid, no run, wide outside the off stump, Dravid on the front foot, lets it go through to Ramdin

56.6

Bravo to Dravid, 2 runs, nice shot from Dravid, punches off the back foot to deep extra-cover, comes back easily for the second run

End of over 57 (5 runs) India 109/6

    • R Dravid 39 (144b 5x4)
    • A Kumble 11 (24b 2x4)
    • DJ Bravo 15-3-37-1
    • PT Collins 12-5-17-1
57.1

Collins to Kumble, no run, full and wide outside the off stump, Kumble looks to drive, beats the bat

57.2

Collins to Kumble, no run, left alone outside the off stump

57.3

Collins to Kumble, no run, off the pad to short leg

57.4

Collins to Kumble, no run, back of a length, opens the face off the bat and plays towards gully

57.5

Collins to Kumble, no run, moves back and opens the face off the bat and runs it down towards gully, Morton dives across and makes a good stop

57.6

Collins to Kumble, no run, good ball back of a length to end the over, extra bounce, Kumble looking to run it down to the thirdman, beats the outside edge.

End of over 58 (maiden) India 109/6

    • A Kumble 11 (30b 2x4)
    • R Dravid 39 (144b 5x4)
    • PT Collins 13-6-17-1
    • DJ Bravo 15-3-37-1

Two slips and a gully in place

58.1

Bravo to Dravid, 2 runs, short and wide outside the off stump, Dravid cuts hard in the air in front of square to deep point.

58.2

Bravo to Dravid, no run, watchfully defended to the off side

58.3

Bravo to Dravid, no run, Dravid drops his wrist and pushes to mid on

58.4

Bravo to Dravid, no run, good ball on target, Dravid pushes to mid on

58.5

Bravo to Dravid, no run, comes forward and pushes to mid on

58.6

Bravo to Dravid, no run

End of over 59 (2 runs) India 111/6

    • R Dravid 41 (150b 5x4)
    • A Kumble 11 (30b 2x4)
    • DJ Bravo 16-3-39-1
    • PT Collins 13-6-17-1
59.1

Collins to Kumble, no run, full and wide outside the off stump, Kumble goes after it and misses.

59.2

Collins to Kumble, no run, gets behind it and defends to the off side

59.3

Collins to Kumble, 1 wide, short ball banged in, goes over Kumble's head, signalled wide

59.3

Collins to Kumble, no run, pushed back down the track, fielded by Collins on his follow through

59.4

Collins to Kumble, no run, angled across wide outside the off stump, Kumble lets it go

Three slips and a gully in place

59.5

Collins to Kumble, no run, defended to the off side

coming round the wicket

59.6

Collins to Kumble, no run, Kumble blocks the ball to the off side

End of over 60 (1 run) India 112/6

    • A Kumble 11 (36b 2x4)
    • R Dravid 41 (150b 5x4)
    • PT Collins 14-6-18-1
    • DJ Bravo 16-3-39-1
60.1

Bravo to Dravid, no run, comes forward to a good length delivery and defends to the off side

60.2

Bravo to Dravid, no run, short delivery, Dravid punches off the back foot to mid off, no timing there

60.3

Bravo to Dravid, 2 runs, wide outside the off stump, Dravid cuts to deep cover, the ball not travelling as expected along the ground

60.4

Bravo to Dravid, no run, fuller delivery driven back to Bravo, who fields on his follow through

60.5

Bravo to Dravid, no run, defended to the on side

60.6

Bravo to Dravid, FOUR, nice shot from Dravid down the ground to long on fence, it was in the slot, drives it well past the mid on.

End of over 61 (6 runs) India 118/6

    • R Dravid 47 (156b 6x4)
    • A Kumble 11 (36b 2x4)
    • DJ Bravo 17-3-45-1
    • PT Collins 14-6-18-1
61.1

Collins to Kumble, FOUR, well played Kumble, opens the face off the bat and runs it down between the slips and gully to thirdman fence.

61.2

Collins to Kumble, no run, gets his foot forward and drives, not a well timed shot to extra-cover

61.3

Collins to Kumble, FOUR, full ball outside the off stump, Kumble goes after it, gets the edge past the stumps to fine leg fence, that was a lucky shot

61.4

Collins to Kumble, no run, extra bounce from Collins, Kumble coming forward, beats the outside edge

61.5

Collins to Kumble, no run, moves back in line and pushes to backward-point

61.6

Collins to Kumble, no run, shoulders arms outside the off stump, through to Ramdin

End of over 62 (8 runs) India 126/6

    • A Kumble 19 (42b 4x4)
    • R Dravid 47 (156b 6x4)
    • PT Collins 15-6-26-1
    • DJ Bravo 17-3-45-1
62.1

Bravo to Dravid, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and plays to the deep backward-point for a single

Two slips, a gully and short square leg

62.2

Bravo to Kumble, no run, short delivery, did not bounce as much Kumble expected, pushes it back down the track

62.3

Bravo to Kumble, no run, banged in short outside the off stump, not much bounce again, goes past Kumble to Ramdin

62.4

Bravo to Kumble, no run, slower delivery, Kumble reads it well and defends to the off side

62.5

Bravo to Kumble, no run, outside the off stump, left alone

62.6

Bravo to Kumble, no run, wide outside the off stump, Kumble has nothing to do with it, lets it go through to Ramdin

End of over 63 (1 run) India 127/6

    • A Kumble 19 (47b 4x4)
    • R Dravid 48 (157b 6x4)
    • DJ Bravo 18-3-46-1
    • PT Collins 15-6-26-1

The wagon wheel shows India scoring more runs behind the wicket

63.1

Collins to Dravid, no run, driven to mid off

63.2

Collins to Dravid, no run, extra bounce, lets it go through to Ramdin

63.3

Collins to Dravid, no run, pushes on the front foot back to Collins, who fields on his follow through

63.4

Collins to Dravid, 1 run, good shot from Dravid for one, gets on top of the ball and cuts well to deep backward-point

63.5

Collins to Kumble, 2 runs, nice shot from Kumble, who forces off the back foot through the in field to the deep, gets back for the second run

63.6

Collins to Kumble, no run, pushes to backward-point with an open face off the bat

End of over 64 (3 runs) India 130/6

    • A Kumble 21 (49b 4x4)
    • R Dravid 49 (161b 6x4)
    • PT Collins 16-6-29-1
    • DJ Bravo 18-3-46-1

Gayle comes into the attack for the first time today, bowling with his glasses on. slip and leg slip in place

64.1

Gayle to Dravid, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side

64.2

Gayle to Dravid, 1 run, drives to mid on, brings up 50 for Dravid, gets his fifty under pressure

slip, short leg and silly-point in place

64.3

Gayle to Kumble, no run, tossed up, driven to extra-cover

64.4

Gayle to Kumble, no run, comes forward to the pitch off the ball and pushes to the off side

64.5

Gayle to Kumble, no run, moves back and pushes it back down the track with one hand

64.6

Gayle to Kumble, FOUR, lot of room outside the off stump for Kumble, who cuts hard, the ball races along to thirdman fence.

End of over 65 (5 runs) India 135/6

    • A Kumble 25 (53b 5x4)
    • R Dravid 50 (163b 6x4)
    • CH Gayle 1-0-5-0
    • PT Collins 16-6-29-1

Collins to continue

65.1

Collins to Dravid, no run, back of a length, angled across, Dravid shoulders arms, through to Ramdin

65.2

Collins to Dravid, no run, moves forward in line and pushes to mid off

65.3

Collins to Dravid, no run, pushes to mid on

65.4

Collins to Dravid, no run, gets behind it nicely and defends with a straight bat to mid off

The pitch seems to flattening out with this old ball

65.5

Collins to Dravid, no run, left alone outside the off stump

65.6

Collins to Dravid, no run, moves back in line and defends to the off side

End of over 66 (maiden) India 135/6

    • R Dravid 50 (169b 6x4)
    • A Kumble 25 (53b 5x4)
    • PT Collins 17-7-29-1
    • CH Gayle 1-0-5-0

Lara and his team are having a conference. Gayle to continue now

66.1

Gayle to Kumble, no run, defends to the off side

66.2

Gayle to Kumble, no run, comes forward and pushes to the off side

66.3

Gayle to Kumble, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and runs it down past the slip to thirdman for a single, from the outer half off the bat

66.4

Gayle to Dravid, FOUR, tossed up outside the off stump, Dravid launches into it and hits it high over the mid on to the fence, good strike from Dravid.

66.5

Gayle to Dravid, no run, cuts to the off side

66.6

Gayle to Dravid, no run, too wide to play any shot, Dravid lets it go through to Ramdin, who collects it

End of over 67 (5 runs) India 140/6

    • R Dravid 54 (172b 7x4)
    • A Kumble 26 (56b 5x4)
    • CH Gayle 2-0-10-0
    • PT Collins 17-7-29-1
67.1

Collins to Kumble, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Kumble pushes forward, beats the outside edge

67.2

Collins to Kumble, 1 run, turned nicely off his legs in front of square leg for a single

50 partnership of 102 ball between Dravid and Kumble

67.3

Collins to Dravid, no run, left alone outside the off stump

67.4

Collins to Dravid, no run, moves forward in line, pushes to mid off

67.5

Collins to Dravid, no run, moves back to a short of length delivery and defends to mid off

Dravid looks to be in total control

67.6

Collins to Dravid, no run, left alone outside the off stump

End of over 68 (1 run) India 141/6

    • R Dravid 54 (176b 7x4)
    • A Kumble 27 (58b 5x4)
    • PT Collins 18-7-30-1
    • CH Gayle 2-0-10-0

Taylor replaces Gayle, he will be bowling with two slips, a gully and short square leg

68.1

Taylor to Kumble, no run, fast and quick, bowled at 139.6 km/h, Kumble drives with an open face, goes quickly to gully

68.2

Taylor to Kumble, no run, short ball into the body, Kumble plays awkwardly, inside edge onto the thigh pad

68.3

Taylor to Kumble, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, Kumble looking to leave the ball, gets the edge in the process and drops safely on the ground to first slip.

68.4

Taylor to Kumble, 2 runs, in the slot outside the off stump, Kumble drives well in the gap to deep extra-cover, the ball is not travelling at the expected speed along the ground, they get only two runs

68.5

Taylor to Kumble, 1 run, gets on top of the bounce and plays to the on side for a single

68.6

Taylor to Dravid, no run, on the pads, Dravid works it nicely in front of square leg, Bravo dives to his right and makes a good stop, wonderful stuff

End of over 69 (3 runs) India 144/6

    • R Dravid 54 (177b 7x4)
    • A Kumble 30 (63b 5x4)
    • JE Taylor 14-4-39-3
    • PT Collins 18-7-30-1

Collins coming round the wicket

69.1

Collins to Kumble, no run, pushes to the off side

69.2

Collins to Kumble, no run, comes forward and pushes to the off side

69.3

Collins to Kumble, no run, keeps a bit low, Kumble on the back foot keeps it out to the on side

69.4

Collins to Kumble, FOUR, well played to thirdman fence, comes forward and opens the blade and runs it down

69.5

Collins to Kumble, no run, left alone outside the off stump, Umpire has a word with Collins for running on the danger area

69.6

Collins to Kumble, no run, left alone outside the off stump, through to Ramdin

It is time for drinks. It is now over to Jamie Alter for the rest of this session

End of over 70 (4 runs) India 148/6

    • A Kumble 34 (69b 6x4)
    • R Dravid 54 (177b 7x4)
    • PT Collins 19-7-34-1
    • JE Taylor 14-4-39-3

Thanks,Binoy. This is Jamie again, and I'll take you through the last hour or so of play. The pitches during this series have been flat, but this one has made a contest of matters. Batting has not been easy, the ball has whizzed past the bat and the head, and also kept low on occasion. The West Indies' bowlers have stuck to their task, but on India's part, there's been a marked switch from sheer defense to an attempt to go after the bad balls. Dravid has been a lone force, trying to gain respectability for India. Kumble has aided him well, it must be said. Their stand has moved on to 57 and they have been responsible for the run rate inching beyond 2.00. It will be Taylor to continue.

70.1

Taylor to Dravid, 1 no ball, He starts with a no-ball to begin with, a freebie for India, oversteps

70.1

Taylor to Dravid, no run, better this time, has Dravid moving across and working it to midwicket

70.2

Taylor to Dravid, no run, full on off, pushed firmly towards covers who does well to stop it

70.3

Taylor to Dravid, 1 run, full on off, not timed too well but enough bat on that drive to get one through covers

and the 150 is up for the tourists...

70.4

Taylor to Kumble, no run, short and its played to point

70.5

Taylor to Kumble, no run, short of a length, defended

70.6

Taylor to Kumble, no run, good ball, yorker, dug out by Kumble

End of over 71 (2 runs) India 150/6

    • A Kumble 34 (72b 6x4)
    • R Dravid 55 (181b 7x4)
    • JE Taylor 15-4-41-3
    • PT Collins 19-7-34-1

Bravo comes back, he's been good today, Collins gets a breather

71.1

Bravo to Dravid, no run, full outside off, left alone, ho-hum

71.2

Bravo to Dravid, no run, full on leg, worked right to square leg

71.3

Bravo to Dravid, 1 run, short on off, our man leans back and eases that between gully and point and gets one

71.4

Bravo to Kumble, no run, good ball, on off but Kumble is solid in defense...the demons in the pitch, as pointed out by Tony Cozier, seem to have laid back a bit

something the matter with Kumble's bat, help runs out and tapes it up a bit, batsmen can get a breather and a sip too...spike the drinks, I say...umm, what was in that tea i had a while back, too?

71.5

Bravo to Kumble, no run, good slower yorker, safely negotiated...

71.6

Bravo to Kumble, no run, full outside off, easily left alone for Ramdin behind the stumps

End of over 72 (1 run) India 151/6

    • A Kumble 34 (75b 6x4)
    • R Dravid 56 (184b 7x4)
    • DJ Bravo 19-3-47-1
    • JE Taylor 15-4-41-3
72.1

Taylor to Dravid, 1 run, another slower ball, on off and Dravid easily digs that out to cover and pinches a single, what a marathon innings this has been from him, immense stuff

72.2

Taylor to Kumble, no run, short ball on off, Kumble leans back and crashes that into the covers, Dravid takes off, Kumble frantically waves him back, Dravid turns and makes his ground safely in the end

72.3

Taylor to Kumble, no run, fuller this time and Kumble gets a stride forward and defends, he's a tall guy, he can negotiate the lbw appeals

72.4

Taylor to Kumble, 2 runs, short this time, Kumble makes room and carves that through gully and point and hurries through for two, well run

this pitch looks flatter now...bowlers not as threatening as earlier...batsmen are set...

72.5

Taylor to Kumble, no run, angling down leg, easily left alone

72.6

Taylor to Kumble, no run, fuller on off, defended to point

End of over 73 (3 runs) India 154/6

    • A Kumble 36 (80b 6x4)
    • R Dravid 57 (185b 7x4)
    • JE Taylor 16-4-44-3
    • DJ Bravo 19-3-47-1

Seven hours remaining for the new ball to be due...

73.1

Bravo to Dravid, 2 runs, short on off, chopped away past point for two, Gayle in the deep moves around and cuts off four

73.2

Bravo to Dravid, no run, full and slower outside off but its watched through to Ramdin

73.3

Bravo to Dravid, 1 run, short outside off, chopped - but not well - past point for one more run

73.4

Bravo to Kumble, no run, fullish this time, punched down the ground, bowler gets a hand on it

73.5

Bravo to Kumble, no run, full again, driven to mid-off, yes this pitch has definitely worn off

73.6

Bravo to Kumble, 1 run, rising delivery on off, Kumble stands tall, jabs the hand down on that, the result is a french cut - or in some parts of the world, a muharram cut - down to fine leg for one

End of over 74 (4 runs) India 158/6

    • A Kumble 37 (83b 6x4)
    • R Dravid 60 (188b 7x4)
    • DJ Bravo 20-3-51-1
    • JE Taylor 16-4-44-3

Oh ho, its that man Chanderpaul again...West Indies' secret weapon...

74.1

Chanderpaul to Kumble, 2 runs, very, very loose ball, short outside off, Kumble has to basically reach a mile outside off and cut that past point...and he only gets one for his efforts

74.2

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, short again, but Kumble doesnt cash in, can only pull to midwicket

74.3

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, fuller, pushed to cover

74.4

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, short, goes for the cut but cant make contact

74.5

Chanderpaul to Kumble, FOUR, there you go - same ball, Kumble has all the time to rock back and cut it well past point for a boundary, Kumble into the 40s....

74.6

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, hmmm, a flipper of some sort...faster and Kumble tries to play it awkwardly but fails

End of over 75 (6 runs) India 164/6

    • A Kumble 43 (89b 7x4)
    • R Dravid 60 (188b 7x4)
    • S Chanderpaul 2-0-7-0
    • DJ Bravo 20-3-51-1
75.1

Bravo to Dravid, FOUR, full on off, what a great shot, just pushed between extra cover and mid-off for a four, too good Dravid

75.2

Bravo to Dravid, no run, short this time, Dravid stands tall and defends

75.3

Bravo to Dravid, no run, fuller and left alone for the 'keeper

75.4

Bravo to Dravid, no run, identicaly delivery, identical result, Dravid knows where his offstump is and he's not worried about that ball

75.5

Bravo to Dravid, no run, this one swings in a bit from outside off but Dravid shoulders arms yet again

75.6

Bravo to Dravid, 1 run, Bravo tries for the yorker but its more of a slow full toss on the pads,Dravid works it to midwicket for one, he'll retain the strike as this stand swells to 78

End of over 76 (5 runs) India 169/6

    • R Dravid 65 (194b 8x4)
    • A Kumble 43 (89b 7x4)
    • DJ Bravo 21-3-56-1
    • S Chanderpaul 2-0-7-0
76.1

Chanderpaul to Dravid, FOUR, tossed up on off, Dravid easily sweeps it around the corner for four, top shot

76.2

Chanderpaul to Dravid, no run, not as fuller, flatter trajectory outside off, left alone

76.3

Chanderpaul to Dravid, 1 run, shorter and he rocks back and pushes through covers

76.4

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, fuller, Kumble likes them there, he easily drives to point

76.5

Chanderpaul to Kumble, 2 runs, full outside off, invites the drive, Kumble flashes hard and gets an outer edge down to third man, they run hard

76.6

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, short, but they cant get another run as Kumble can only rock back and slash it to point

End of over 77 (7 runs) India 176/6

    • A Kumble 45 (92b 7x4)
    • R Dravid 70 (197b 9x4)
    • S Chanderpaul 3-0-14-0
    • DJ Bravo 21-3-56-1
77.1

Bravo to Dravid, no run, slower ball, good length, Dravid back and defiant in defense as only he can be

77.2

Bravo to Dravid, no run, fuller ball on off, Dravid works it to mid-on

77.3

Bravo to Dravid, no run, short of a good lenth on off, Dravid has no problems as he stands tall and punches into covers

77.4

Bravo to Dravid, FOUR, supreme - fullish delivery outside off, Dravid wont miss those, down on one knee, full flourish of the bat, picture perfect stroke gets him four through point

77.5

Bravo to Dravid, no run, better ball on off, Dravid across in defense, what an immense innings this has been, and what a transformation to the innings

77.6

Bravo to Dravid, no run, Bravo mixes his pace on this one, but Dravid is up to the mark and pushes to cover

End of over 78 (4 runs) India 180/6

    • R Dravid 74 (203b 10x4)
    • A Kumble 45 (92b 7x4)
    • DJ Bravo 22-3-60-1
    • S Chanderpaul 3-0-14-0
78.1

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, flighted on off, Kumble forward in defense

78.2

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, again twirled up on off, Kumble gets a big stride forward and drives to cover

78.3

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, pushed in faster, Kumble back, hit on the pads but that ball was going way down leg, half an appeal from Shiv

78.4

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, fuller, Kumble back and across and defends

78.5

Chanderpaul to Kumble, 1 wide, bad ball, very wide and called so by the umpire

78.5

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, fuller on off and defended

78.6

Chanderpaul to Kumble, no run, short of a length and Kumble makes room and works it to the onside, but to the fielder at midwicket

End of over 79 (1 run) India 181/6

    • A Kumble 45 (98b 7x4)
    • R Dravid 74 (203b 10x4)
    • S Chanderpaul 4-0-15-0
    • DJ Bravo 22-3-60-1
79.1

Bravo to Dravid, 3 runs, banged in short, not too much pace on that ball and Dravid gets into shape to hook, not timed too well and the ball rolls close to the deep square leg fence, fielder hauls it in though

79.2

Bravo to Kumble, no run, shorter and quicker on off, Kumble stands up and defends awkwardly to point

79.3

Bravo to Kumble, no run, short on off, well punched off the back foot to covers

79.4

Bravo to Kumble, OUT, Bravo gets his man - for another time in this series, Kumble stands up and plays the short ball defensively with a horizontal bat and plays on - the ball gets a shave off the edge of the bat and hits the base of offstump - Kumble goes for a fine 47, and West Indies have hit back again, right when matters were slipping out of hand, India are eight down now

A Kumble b Bravo 45 (121m 101b 7x4 0x6) SR: 44.55

Harbhajan Singh walks out to trumpets blaring and a few supporters swaying in the stands...he will join his captain as India hope to last out the day

79.5

Bravo to Harbhajan Singh, no run, shortish ball on off, Harbhajan up and plays it down much like his spinning partner just did

79.6

Bravo to Harbhajan Singh, 2 runs, full, an offdrive results in an edge down to third man for two

End of over 80 (5 runs) India 186/7

    • Harbhajan Singh 2 (2b)
    • R Dravid 77 (204b 10x4)
    • DJ Bravo 23-3-65-2
    • S Chanderpaul 4-0-15-0
80.1

Chanderpaul to Dravid, no run, full on off, driven to covers

80.2

Chanderpaul to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length, worked through midwicket

80.3

Chanderpaul to Harbhajan Singh, no run, tossed up on off and left alone

80.4

Chanderpaul to Harbhajan Singh, no run

80.5

Chanderpaul to Harbhajan Singh, 1 wide

80.5

Chanderpaul to Harbhajan Singh, no run, again on off and Harbhajan leaves it again

80.6

Chanderpaul to Harbhajan Singh, no run, full once more and this time he gets forward and defends

End of over 81 (2 runs) India 188/7

    • Harbhajan Singh 2 (6b)
    • R Dravid 78 (206b 10x4)
    • S Chanderpaul 5-0-17-0
    • DJ Bravo 23-3-65-2
81.1

Bravo to Dravid, no run, good ball on off, Dravid defends it to the offside

81.2

Bravo to Dravid, no run, no run

81.3

Bravo to Dravid, 1 run, slower ball on middle and off, well read and played to mid-on for one

and the new ball is taken now, may be Bravos last over as Taylor comes on?

81.4

Bravo to Harbhajan Singh, no run, good lifter first-up, rising on off and Harbhajan gets out of the way

new ball taken halfway through what may be the last over of a bowler's spell? interesting...

81.5

Bravo to Harbhajan Singh, 2 runs, full on off, he drops the bat on that one and picks up two down to third man, intelligent that from Harbhajan

81.6

Bravo to Harbhajan Singh, no run, now, now...wide outside off, Harbhajan gives it the kitchen sink but cant make contact

End of over 82 (3 runs) India 191/7

    • Harbhajan Singh 4 (9b)
    • R Dravid 79 (209b 10x4)
    • DJ Bravo 24-3-68-2
    • S Chanderpaul 5-0-17-0

Corey Collymore will do duty with the new ball, hasnt he done well today?

82.1

Collymore to Dravid, no run, full outside off, Dravid goes to cut but this one keeps low and he fails to make contact

82.2

Collymore to Dravid, no run, bad ball, sir...way, way down leg...Ramdin has to move to his left and collect

82.3

Collymore to Dravid, no run, better...outside off and seaming away, Dravid gets a foot forward and shoulders arms

82.4

Collymore to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length outside off, dabbed softly to gully for one, well run

82.5

Collymore to Harbhajan Singh, no run, well left, well left...outside off and seaming in, Harbhajan the batsman shows us a most impressive leave

82.6

Collymore to Harbhajan Singh, no run, and again, though this one was closer to the stumps...a good leave again

End of over 83 (1 run) India 192/7

    • Harbhajan Singh 4 (11b)
    • R Dravid 80 (213b 10x4)
    • CD Collymore 17-9-17-1
    • DJ Bravo 24-3-68-2

Jerome Taylor will share the new ball...can the bowlers run through the tail?

83.1

Taylor to Dravid, 1 run, full outside off, driven well through gully but they can only get one

bat pad comes in,three slips and a gully for Harbhajan

83.2

Taylor to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short ball makes Harbhajan duck down on his haunches, well left

83.3

Taylor to Harbhajan Singh, 2 runs, short again and Harbhajan goes for a pull of sorts, ball lobs over Ganga at short leg and they get two

83.4

Taylor to Harbhajan Singh, no run, another good ball outside off and he leaves it alone for Ramdin

83.5

Taylor to Harbhajan Singh, no run, this one jags in, shaped away from middle stump and Harbhajan presents the full face of the bat

83.6

Taylor to Harbhajan Singh, 2 runs, good ball again, on middle, Harbhajan moves across and manages to work it past midwicket, runs hard and gets two, good cricket from the tailender, though you wont catch using that term to Bhajji's face...

End of over 84 (5 runs) India 197/7

    • Harbhajan Singh 8 (16b)
    • R Dravid 81 (214b 10x4)
    • JE Taylor 17-4-49-3
    • CD Collymore 17-9-17-1
84.1

Collymore to Dravid, OUT, what a biggie - ooh boy - Collymore does the job, gets The Wall - great seam position from one on off, Dravid just tamely pokes at that and Ramdin takes the faint edge, what an unfortunate end to a fine innings, so late in the day, Collymore strikes for West Indies, he's rewarded for an outstanding bowling performance today

R Dravid c †Ramdin b Collymore 81 (340m 215b 10x4 0x6) SR: 37.67

Sreesanth - a Test batting average of 30 - strides out and takes guard...that really as was a great ball from Collymore to get Dravid

84.2

Collymore to Sreesanth, no run, good one, full on off, poked at and the ball carries on the bounce to Gayle at first slip, awkward bounce for him

84.3

Collymore to Sreesanth, no run

84.4

Collymore to Sreesanth, no run, short of a length, Sreesanth works it to point

84.5

Collymore to Sreesanth, 1 leg bye, fuller, going down leg, raps the pads, worth a shout, feels Collymore but that wasnt going to be given, batsmen steal a legbye

84.6

Collymore to Harbhajan Singh, no run, seaming away from outside off and left alone

End of over 85 (1 run, wicket maiden) India 198/8

    • Harbhajan Singh 8 (17b)
    • S Sreesanth 0 (4b)
    • CD Collymore 18-10-17-2
    • JE Taylor 17-4-49-3

Five overs left to be bowled today, West Indies hitting back at the end as they did at the start of the day

85.1

Taylor to Sreesanth, no run, good ball, beat him for pace, that one nipped off a good spot on off as the batsman pokes at it

85.2

Taylor to Sreesanth, 1 leg bye, shorter this time, angling down leg, goes for the pull but makes no contact, ball parries off the back leg and past short leg, Harbhajan calls for a run and they scamper another legbye

85.3

Taylor to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, played past square leg for one as the 200 comes up...last 50 took 90 balls, quickest of the innings

85.4

Taylor to Sreesanth, OUT, nine down - Harbhajan didnt want that last single, and see whats happened...didnt read the lenth at all, took his eyes off the ball and Sreesanth pays the price - he ducks into a rising delivery, ball hits his shoulder and crashes onto the stumps, he's gone for 0

S Sreesanth b Taylor 0 (6m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

last man Munaf Patel walks in, he just has to support Harbhajan, but I think we'll see some biffing and bashing attempted here...Taylor on fire

85.5

Taylor to Patel, no run, uff - full and fast on off, Munaf shuffles across to make room and he misses it totally, too close for comfort...words of wisdom from Harbhajan who runs down the pitch

85.6

Taylor to Patel, no run, good ball, on a sweet length and Munaf manages to get bat on it, ball rolls to point, another fine over from Taylor, in search of his first five-fer in Tests

End of over 86 (2 runs) India 200/9

    • MM Patel 0 (2b)
    • Harbhajan Singh 9 (18b)
    • JE Taylor 18-4-50-4
    • CD Collymore 18-10-17-2
86.1

Collymore to Harbhajan Singh, no run, good slower ball, almost a yorker, Harbhajan pushes it to mid-on but doesnt want a run

86.2

Collymore to Harbhajan Singh, no run, pitched up on leg, worked to midwicket, again no interest in the singles

86.3

Collymore to Harbhajan Singh, no run

boundary coming up? five slips now in place

86.4

Collymore to Harbhajan Singh, no run, nope, but good ball, full on middle and leg, raps the pads, umpire Koertzen says no, too high

86.5

Collymore to Harbhajan Singh, no run, swing and a miss if ever there was one - shimmy down the track, head somewhere, bat someplace else, misses legstump by a whisker

single, single, single...Harbhajan's mind ticks away...drum roll....

86.6

Collymore to Harbhajan Singh, no run, but noooooooo, good ball, on off, played right to short extra cover

End of over 87 (maiden) India 200/9

    • Harbhajan Singh 9 (24b)
    • MM Patel 0 (2b)
    • CD Collymore 19-11-17-2
    • JE Taylor 18-4-50-4
87.1

Taylor to Patel, no run, wayward ball down the leg, Munaf standing outside his crease for some reason, has Dean Jones at a loss for words in the comm box

87.2

Taylor to Patel, no run, short on off, Munaf makes room and tries to dab that fine, Ramdin easily collects it

87.3

Taylor to Patel, no run, yay Munaf, you got some bat on that one - short ball on off, he makes room - no guesses there - but defends it to the offside

87.4

Taylor to Patel, OUT, that's it, all over, hurrah for Taylor - his maiden five-wicket haul in Tests - a perfectl directed ball short of a good length, it rises a tad and has Munaf swaying away and gloving it to Ramdin, who gleefully pouches it, wow, wow, good bowling, India undone for just 200 on the first day, Taylor leads his side off the field with a BIG grin on his face...

MM Patel c †Ramdin b Taylor 0 (9m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

So thats the story from Sabina Park on the first day, West Indies totally in command, bowled India out for 200 after Dravid won the toss and elected to bat, in the end, that decision didnt work out to well, only Dravid and Kumble provided any real resistance in the face of a spirited West Indian bowling performance. Well, that's all from us at Cricinfo. Do join us tomorrow at 1500 GMT for our live coverage of the second day's play. Binoy and I will be here with all the latest from Sabina Park. For now, this is a blurry-eyed Jamie Alter saying good night. Get some rest!

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