India tour of West Indies, 2006 / Commentary

India in West Indies Test Series - 4th Test

West Indies v India

India won by 49 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

18.6

Bravo to Dravid, FOUR, yes, you guessed it, full - on off, but this time Dravid's well into position and he just pushes that down the ground between the bowler and mid-off and gets his first four, top shot that

India 21/2   R Dravid 12* (43b 1x4)   DJ Bravo 4-1-8-0

20.4

Bravo to Laxman, FOUR, short of a length on off, Laxman uses his soft hands again and glides that through slips and gully, the ball runs down to the fence

India 26/2   VVS Laxman 12* (63b 1x4)   DJ Bravo 4.4-1-12-0

29.4

Bravo to Laxman, FOUR, firmly struck with a straight bat down the ground to long on fence, good shot from Laxman, wonderful timing.

India 33/2   VVS Laxman 18* (93b 2x4)   DJ Bravo 8.4-2-18-0

32.1

Collins to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, a juicy full toss, Yuvraj drives it over the mid on to the fence, a gift put away in style.

India 39/3   Yuvraj Singh 5* (7b 1x4)   PT Collins 8.1-4-8-1

36.2

Collymore to Dravid, FOUR, drifting on the pads, Dravid needs no invitation, works it nicely to deep backward square leg fence, good shot

India 48/3   R Dravid 18* (86b 2x4)   CD Collymore 7.2-4-7-0

37.2

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, good shot from Yuvraj, up on his toes and forces it well to backward-point fence

India 52/3   Yuvraj Singh 13* (23b 2x4)   DJ Bravo 12.2-3-26-1

37.3

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, another wonderful shot, this time on the pads, Yuvraj tucks it around to midwicket fence, well put away, breaking some of the shackles for India.

India 56/3   Yuvraj Singh 17* (24b 3x4)   DJ Bravo 12.3-3-30-1

43.5

Taylor to Kaif, FOUR, nice shot, sir, well played! A rank half-volley outside off, Kaif's eyes lit up and he just caresses that through covers for four, pressure alleviated some

India 68/4   M Kaif 9* (13b 1x4)   JE Taylor 8.5-3-14-2

44.5

Collymore to Dravid, FOUR, good ball, not as full, has Dravid hopping a tad in his defense

India 72/4   R Dravid 23* (110b 3x4)   CD Collymore 11.5-6-15-0

45.5

Taylor to Kaif, FOUR

India 76/4   M Kaif 13* (19b 2x4)   JE Taylor 9.5-3-18-2

49.5

Taylor to Dravid, FOUR, shot of the match - too short and Dravid's into his groove, emphatically pulls that well through midwicket, stands and watches that shot go all the way to the fence

India 87/5   R Dravid 29* (127b 4x4)   JE Taylor 11.5-4-27-3

49.6

Taylor to Dravid, FOUR, shot - enough is enough says Dravid - short again and he pulls this one squarer for four more, someone's finally taking the attack back to the bowling, two fours to take the pressure off juuuuust a touch

India 91/5   R Dravid 33* (128b 5x4)   JE Taylor 12-4-31-3

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

India 97/6   A Kumble 4* (5b 1x4)   JE Taylor 12.2-4-36-3

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

India 101/6   A Kumble 8* (14b 2x4)   PT Collins 10.5-5-15-1

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.

India 118/6   R Dravid 47* (156b 6x4)   DJ Bravo 17-3-45-1

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.

India 122/6   A Kumble 15* (37b 3x4)   PT Collins 14.1-6-22-1

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

India 126/6   A Kumble 19* (39b 4x4)   PT Collins 14.3-6-26-1

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.

India 135/6   A Kumble 25* (53b 5x4)   CH Gayle 1-0-5-0

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.

India 140/6   R Dravid 54* (170b 7x4)   CH Gayle 1.4-0-10-0

69.4

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

India 148/6   A Kumble 34* (67b 6x4)   PT Collins 18.4-7-34-1

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....

India 164/6   A Kumble 43* (88b 7x4)   S Chanderpaul 1.5-0-7-0

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

India 168/6   R Dravid 64* (189b 8x4)   DJ Bravo 20.1-3-55-1

76.1

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

India 173/6   R Dravid 69* (195b 9x4)   S Chanderpaul 2.1-0-11-0

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

India 180/6   R Dravid 74* (201b 10x4)   DJ Bravo 21.4-3-60-1
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Jul 3, 2006

A disappointed Brian Lara at the presentation ceremony, West Indies v India, 4th Test, Jamaica, 3rd day, July 2, 2006

A disappointed Brian Lara at the presentation ceremony

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Jul 3, 2006

Indian fans in Jamaica savour the win, West Indies v India, 4th Test, Jamaica, 3rd day, July 2, 2006

Indian fans in Jamaica savour the win

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