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Day 5

751dThe Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Only the second draw with scores level

For only the second time in history a Test ended in a draw with the scores level, after a day of extraordinary drama at the Wankhede Stadium

751dDileep Premachandran at the Wankhede

Teams' rookies could look ahead with optimism

What saved the game for West Indies was a spirit and unity of purpose that hasn't always been in evidence in the past decade, while R Ashwin and Virat Kohli showed signs of promise for India

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Lost wickets at the wrong time - Dhoni

MS Dhoni has said that losing wickets "at the wrong time" prevented India from successfully chasing the target of 243 after they bowled West Indies out for 134 in Mumbai

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How the final over unfolded

India needed three runs off six balls to win. West Indies needed two wickets. The Test ended in a thrilling draw with the teams level on scores, only the second such instance in history

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Would have been heartbreaking to lose - Sammy

West Indies are lucky to have a leader like Darren Sammy. Throughout this series - as he has so far in his captaincy tenure - Sammy once again proved that with commitment, his team can achieve many things

Day 4

751dThe Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Match fizzles after Ashwin century

Sachin Tendulkar missed his 100th hundred again but Ashwin's ton cut West Indies' first-innings advantage to 108, making a draw the likeliest result


'Why did he play that?'

N Hunter joins Mumbai's crowds as they go through ecstasy and agony watching their hero fall six runs short

Day 3

751dN Hunter

Mumbai's crowd revives hope

After sparse crowds marred India's home ODI series against England and the first two Tests against West Indies, the fourth day at the Wankhede is a sell-out

Day 2

751dThe Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Bravo stars as West Indies pile on 575

Dwayne Bravo crafted his third hundred in four Tests to lead the way, while Kirk Edwards and Kieran Powell were left to rue missing out centuries

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I felt cheated by the lack of bounce - Ashwin

R Ashwin, the India offspinner, has said he felt cheated by the lack of bounce on the Wankhede pitch in Mumbai as the West Indies batsmen batted out two days in succession to post 575 for 9

Day 1

751dThe Report by Siddarth Ravindran

West Indies youngsters make India toil

West Indies' top four made half-centuries for only the third time in Tests to quell fears over how the young batting line-up would fare in the absence of the injured Shivnarine Chanderpaul

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No Chanderpaul, no problem

In the absence of their lynchpin, West Indies came into the Test with their top seven having played fewer Tests than Virender Sehwag, but they were far from intimidated at the Wankhede Stadium

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Plenty of spills

Plays of the day for the first day of the third Test between India and West Indies in Mumbai


751dSteven Lynch

Mumbai masala

Level scores, six half-centuries, a hundred with a five-for, and another Tendulkar record - it all happened at the Wankhede

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'Surreal when we get Tendulkar out' - Powell

With Sachin Tendulkar set to play his final Test, possibly at his home ground at Wankhede Stadium, West Indies batsmen Kieran Powell and Kirk Edwards believe they will not be spared from the emotions

India 4th innings Partnerships

1st19G GambhirV Sehwag
2nd82R DravidV Sehwag
3rd5SR TendulkarR Dravid
4th7R DravidVVS Laxman
5th52VVS LaxmanV Kohli
6th24MS DhoniV Kohli
7th35R AshwinV Kohli
8th15R AshwinI Sharma
9th3R AshwinVR Aaron