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RESULT
2nd Test, Bridgetown, June 28 - July 02, 2011, India tour of West Indies
201 & 269/6d
(T:281) 190 & 202/7

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
6/55 & 4/53
ishant-sharma
India 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Abhinav Mukund c Samuels b Rampaul1970011.11
Murali Vijay c †Baugh b Rampaul11751130014.66
Rahul Dravid c †Baugh b Sammy521350023.80
VVS Laxman c Barath b Bishoo8514624612058.21
Virat Kohli c Sammy b Rampaul021000.00
Suresh Raina c Barath b Bishoo531051317050.47
MS Dhoni (c)†c Chanderpaul b Edwards213170015.38
Harbhajan Singh c Barath b Edwards513160038.46
Praveen Kumar st †Baugh b Bishoo1218302066.66
Abhimanyu Mithun  b Edwards065000.00
Ishant Sharma not out 16140016.66
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 6, w 11)26
TOTAL68 Ov (RR: 2.95)201
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Abhinav Mukund, 1.3 ov), 2-8 (Rahul Dravid, 10.1 ov), 3-38 (Murali Vijay, 25.1 ov), 4-38 (Virat Kohli, 25.3 ov), 5-155 (Suresh Raina, 55.4 ov), 6-167 (MS Dhoni, 58.6 ov), 7-183 (Harbhajan Singh, 62.2 ov), 8-187 (VVS Laxman, 63.5 ov), 9-189 (Abhimanyu Mithun, 64.5 ov), 10-201 (Praveen Kumar, 67.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fidel Edwards1925632.94904034
58.6 to MS Dhoni, that is the end of Dhoni, he has nowhere to hide, he continues to give it away, the ball seemed to stop a bit on him as he went hard with the bottom hand at it, and lobbed it up very tamely for a simple catch to mid on, he hangs around for a bit as they check whether it is a clean delivery, fidel hasn't overstepped and Dhoni makes a quick exit. 167/6
62.2 to Harbhajan Singh, and the ploy has worked right away, what a ball from Fidel and what a take from Barath, brute, absolute merciless brute from the bowler, Harbhajan was caught in the crease and had no time to think about ducking as the ball reared up at him, he tried to fend it away but got hit on the glove and the ball lobbed up on the off side close to the wicket, Barath came rushing in from forward short leg and dived forward to take a very low catch. 183/7
64.5 to A Mithun, full, pacy, swinging, too much for Mithun, and the leg stump is rattled off the back pad, the indian innings hurtling towards a swift end. 189/9
Ravi Rampaul1663832.37806000
1.3 to A Mukund, the bounce has struck, and Rampaul is delighted, Mukund has no clue what to do with one that kicks at him from around short of a length, holds the bat out, is hit high on it and the ball lobs up for the simplest of takes to gully. 1/1
25.1 to M Vijay, that is the end of Vijay''s long vigil, soft dismissal, strangled down the leg side, he was looking to get out of the way of one that climbed sharply, but it took the glove on its way to Baugh and Rampaul has struck right away with extra bounce, Vijay is disappointed, he tried to grind it out and looked to be in control mostly. 38/3
25.3 to V Kohli, Rampaul has taken off, his team-mates rush after him, Virat has been bounced out, nothing shot, nothing at all actually, just caught on the crease shuffling across, he was probably expecting the bouncer as he was crouching a tad, instead Rampaul gets it to shoot off from back of a length and straighten as well, and before Virat could do anything, the ball had taken the glove and lobbed high to second slip. 38/4
Daren Sammy1945212.73856000
10.1 to R Dravid, huge wicket, Sammy has taken out Dravid, superb delivery to get the great man, back of a length and straightening awkwardly around off, Dravid had no choice but to play at it, was opened up and only got an edge through to Baugh who took it in front of first slip. 8/2
Devendra Bishoo1414633.28605002
55.4 to SK Raina, Raina falls to a late decision from Asad Rauf, he is not happy at all with the decision, Bishoo got the ball to bounce awkwardly around leg stump and Raina failed to keep it down, it lobbed up off the thigh pad and forward short leg tumbled forward to take the catch, the appeal from Windies wasn't particularly aggressive, replays do not show any bat being involved, Raina stood inside the boundary for a long time before reluctantly going inside the dressing room. 155/5
63.5 to VVS Laxman, Bishoo persists, and Laxman falls for it in the end, rips the legbreak that gets too big on Laxman, he still goes for a forcing cut, and backward point does the rest, he is disappointed at having thrown a Test hundred away. 187/8
67.6 to P Kumar, that will be it, PK is out on the third attempt to swing wildly, this time he helped Bishoo by charging out, getting beaten totally, Baugh had a simple stumping. 201/10
West Indies 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adrian Barath c Kohli b Sharma317170017.64
Lendl Simmons c †Dhoni b Kumar210220020.00
Ramnaresh Sarwan lbw b Sharma1843742041.86
Darren Bravo c †Dhoni b Mithun921350042.85
Devendra Bishoo c Kohli b Sharma1318271072.22
Shivnarine Chanderpaul  b Mithun371171591031.62
Marlon Samuels not out 781722388045.34
Carlton Baugh c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh213190015.38
Daren Sammy (c)lbw b Sharma1530501050.00
Ravi Rampaul c Vijay b Sharma066000.00
Fidel Edwards c †Dhoni b Sharma011000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 5, w 5)13
TOTAL73.5 Ov (RR: 2.57)190
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Adrian Barath, 3.5 ov), 2-5 (Lendl Simmons, 4.4 ov), 3-30 (Darren Bravo, 11.5 ov), 4-53 (Devendra Bishoo, 17.4 ov), 5-57 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 17.6 ov), 6-134 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 55.1 ov), 7-143 (Carlton Baugh, 60.1 ov), 8-186 (Daren Sammy, 71.6 ov), 9-190 (Ravi Rampaul, 73.4 ov), 10-190 (Fidel Edwards, 73.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Praveen Kumar2336712.911015000
4.4 to LMP Simmons, beautiful delivery from PK and the Windies openers are gone, fuller delivery angled in and moving away late close to off, taking the outside edge of a lunging Simmons' bat and Dhoni gobbles it up. 5/2
Ishant Sharma21.575562.511055012
3.5 to AB Barath, Ishant has taken out Barath, who has tamely guided a short of a length ball straight to Kohli at gully, it was not an edge, straight off the middle and in to Kohli;s hands, chee, almost like giving catching practice. 3/1
17.4 to D Bishoo, well, half of India is standing in the cordon, and inevitably, Bishoo was going to find one of them. Ishant shortens the length marginally outside off, Bishoo stays on the crease and chooses to play at it with an angled face. It slides straight off at head height towards Kohli who is the second gully. He pouches easily and the night watchman's shift has ended.. 53/4
17.6 to RR Sarwan, ahh, Sars. No footwork, and he is caught on the crease by Ishant, who despite trying all those bouncers, has struck with a full ball. It was full, angling in, and headed for middle and off stump, Sarwan looked to play at it without getting here or there, and missed. He was in fact playing down the wrong line. Plumb. Half of the Windies are back in the hut.. 57/5
71.6 to DJG Sammy, Ishant gets his 100th wicket, Sammy is gone lbw, that was a length ball angling in, Sammy stuck on the crease, struck on the pads, Gould raises the finger, replays show the ball was going on to hit legstump, sammy was looking to whip that to square leg. 186/8
73.4 to R Rampaul, short of a length ball, offstump line, Rampaul had no hope of evading that, he stands tall and pokes at it, goes through at a nice catchable height to gully, that completes Ishant's five-for, the second of his career. 190/9
73.5 to FH Edwards, one more for Ishant, this is his career best haul, short ball rearing up, down the leg side, Edwards moves across and offers a weak prod at the ball, not sure whether there was any glove involved, the umpire was convinced though and Ishant's burst has helped India sneak a narrow lead. 190/10
Abhimanyu Mithun1563422.26751003
11.5 to DM Bravo, Mithun has struck, and India are ending on a high, Darren is not impressed at all with the decision, he was caught on the back foot as Mithun slanted a shortish one past him, seemed to hang the bat inside the line but the umpire thought he had got an edge, Dhoni had no doubt as he took the ball and immediately celebrated, replays are not conclusive. 30/3
55.1 to S Chanderpaul, Clatter and shatter. So unlike Chanders. He's gone. Mithun has a big wicket here. He steams in from round the stumps and lands this short, not bouncer-short, and not quite there for the pull. Especially given the line, it was well outside off. Chanders moved the back foot across and went for the pull. Mistake. It ricochets off the bottom edge and thuds into the furniture. Big, big wicket, just before lunch.. 134/6
Harbhajan Singh1433112.21632000
60.1 to CS Baugh, Harbhajan strikes, Baugh's troubles against spin continue, tossed up length ball outside off, Baugh went to drive off the front foot, gets the outside edge which flies just wide of Dhoni, Rahul Dravid may be 38 but he's still sharp, he across to his left in a flash to latch on to that one. 143/7
India 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Abhinav Mukund c †Baugh b Edwards48811396059.25
Murali Vijay c †Baugh b Rampaul321350014.28
Rahul Dravid c Sarwan b Edwards551712193032.16
VVS Laxman c Sammy b Edwards871882578046.27
Virat Kohli c Sammy b Edwards271071181125.23
Suresh Raina not out 1230551040.00
MS Dhoni (c)†c Chanderpaul b Edwards514140035.71
Harbhajan Singh not out 68161075.00
Extras(b 4, lb 9, nb 8, w 5)26
TOTAL102 Ov (RR: 2.63)269/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Murali Vijay, 7.5 ov), 2-89 (Abhinav Mukund, 30.1 ov), 3-154 (Rahul Dravid, 60.1 ov), 4-232 (Virat Kohli, 90.6 ov), 5-247 (VVS Laxman, 96.1 ov), 6-253 (MS Dhoni, 98.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fidel Edwards2347653.301086115
30.1 to A Mukund, the Edwards bouncer finally does the job, a snorter from Edwards, once more Mukund jumps as he tries to block the ball towards the off side, it gets too big on him, off the gloves to the keeper, third time unlucky for Mukund, his resistance is over. 89/2
60.1 to R Dravid, Dravid departs. He's not going past Ponting in this Test match. The cut shot has been a problem in recent times - it used to be his calling card. Remember the winning shot at Adelaide in 2003? These days, he seems to be a touch late on the shot at times, especially against genuine pace. This time, it was the lack of pace that did him in. Edwards produces a lifter outside off as he rolled his fingers across the ball. Dravid goes after it, but he seemed to be in two minds as it came slowly, and ended up edging it straight into first slip's chest. Baugh leaps across, but lets Sarwan take it as it loops towards him. Only 75 mph, so it surely wasn't the pace that undid Dravid this time. All the same, the cut has been a failing in recent games.. 154/3
90.6 to V Kohli, Kohli's day just got worse, a loose drive away from his body, it was short of a length and outside off, perhaps should have left it alone, he decides to drive on the up instead, though Edwards has been swinging the ball away, duly gets the outside edge and its easy for second slip. 232/4
96.1 to VVS Laxman, Laxman misses out on a century once more, Edwards gets another one, it was back of a length and outside off, Laxman searches for it outside off, gets the outside edge and once again second slip is in business, Laxman is furious with himself, swinging the bat in anger. 247/5
98.4 to MS Dhoni, Edwards gets his five-for, Dhoni's poor run in the series continues, short of length ball that Dhoni looks to power over mid-off, his timing has been awry this innings, and once again it fails him, he can only spoon it up to mid-off. 253/6
Ravi Rampaul2867212.571298002
7.5 to M Vijay, Rampaul has struck and Vijay fails again. Lovely delivery. Rampaul angles it in from a touch wide of the crease, creating the illusion of a full ball, but it wasn't there for the drive. Vijay walked into the trap, literally. He puts the front foot out, realises he's not near the pitch and then pushes forward loosely. The ball lands on the seam and straightens to kiss the outside edge. Baugh gobbles it.. 26/1
Daren Sammy2484501.871163000
Devendra Bishoo2746302.331153001
West Indies 2nd INNINGS (Target: 281 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adrian Barath c Raina b Sharma2764793142.18
Lendl Simmons c Dravid b Sharma14121730116.66
Ramnaresh Sarwan c Raina b Kumar881110100.00
Darren Bravo c †Dhoni b Mithun731742828041.95
Shivnarine Chanderpaul lbw b Harbhajan Singh12871130013.79
Marlon Samuels lbw b Sharma919291047.36
Carlton Baugh not out 4661955175.40
Daren Sammy (c)lbw b Sharma054000.00
Ravi Rampaul not out 011000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 6, nb 2)13
TOTAL71.3 Ov (RR: 2.82)202/7
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Lendl Simmons, 3.6 ov), 2-27 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 6.2 ov), 3-55 (Adrian Barath, 17.6 ov), 4-109 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 46.5 ov), 5-132 (Marlon Samuels, 53.3 ov), 6-201 (Darren Bravo, 70.2 ov), 7-202 (Daren Sammy, 71.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Praveen Kumar1664112.56735000
6.2 to RR Sarwan, Sarwan's horror summer continues, it's not Ishant who gets him, Praveen does the job this time, it was a short of length ball that came in a bit, plenty of bounce as well, it was close to Sarwan's body, he decided to try punch that anyway, edges it to third slip where Raina gleefully accepts the chance. 27/2
Ishant Sharma19.345342.71905000
3.6 to LMP Simmons, gone! Simmons' tentative stay is over, catch No. 202 for Dravid, Simmons wanted to drive off the front foot, wasn't to the pitch and that takes the outside edge, Dravid clasps that one smartly, about neck high, falls backwards as he takes the catch. 18/1
17.6 to AB Barath, aaand gone. Has Ishant bowled better than he is on this tour, since that superb spell to Ponting? He's not just producing bounce and movement, he is also out-thinking the batsmen. The previous one was a ripping legcutter from short of a length. He knows Barath is going to be tentative, expecting another jaffa at a similar length. What does Ishant do? He pitches it just a shadeh further up and closer to off stump. Barath is surprised by the length, doesn't get forward, he is caught napping on the crease, and meekly provides the face of the bat, half opened. It flies at Raina crouching at third slip and he takes it well.. 55/3
53.3 to MN Samuels, this Test is alive and kicking, Ishant has nailed Samuels lbw, bowled from a bit wide of the crease, pitching short of a length outside off and coming in, Samuels was stuck on the crease and was a bit late in getting the bat down, the ball smacks into the back pad, and the Hawk-Eye says that would have hit the top of middle, Ishant has nine in the match now. 132/5
71.2 to DJG Sammy, Sammy is gone, can India pull this off now? Sammy is going to be getting any good press after this, it was a full ball from Ishant swinging in, Sammy looks to defend it but the swing sends it past the bat, hit low on the pad, and that was going to take out leg stump, Ishant gets his ten-for, take a bow. 202/7
Abhimanyu Mithun1335013.84618102
70.2 to DM Bravo, Mithun has had some criticism over his bowling, but he has given a big breakthrough here, Bravo was looking to steer a short of length ball towards the off side, the ball moved away a touch and a thin edge through to the keeper. 201/6
Harbhajan Singh1924212.21913100
46.5 to S Chanderpaul, Harbhajan has struck, and a big wicket this, Chanderpaul is gone lbw, after all the praise for Gould in this Test he has given a howler, this one hit Chanderpaul on the back pad but well outside off and was carrying on further away, Chanderpaul was very late in getting the bat down, the ball was clearly missing off, India don't care, they are celebrating. 109/4
Suresh Raina41501.25190000
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MATCH DETAILS
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
TossWest Indies, elected to field first
Series
Season2011
Player Of The Match
India
Ishant Sharma
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1998
Hours of play (local time)9.30am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days28,29,30 June, 1,2 July 2011 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
Pakistan
Asad Rauf
England
Ian Gould
TV Umpire
West Indies
Gregory Brathwaite
Reserve Umpire
West Indies
Norman Malcolm
Match Referee
England
Chris Broad
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 28 Jun - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 30/3 (Ramnaresh Sarwan 10*, Devendra Bishoo 0*, 12 ov)
Wed, 29 Jun - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 98/5 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul 20*, Marlon Samuels 21*, 37.3 ov)
Thu, 30 Jun - day 3 - India 2nd innings 23/0 (Abhinav Mukund 8*, Murali Vijay 3*, 5.4 ov)
Fri, 01 Jul - day 4 - India 2nd innings 229/3 (VVS Laxman 72*, Virat Kohli 26*, 89 ov)
Sat, 02 Jul - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 202/7 (71.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • New Ball Taken: India 229/3 after 89.1 overs (VVS Laxman 72, V Kohli 26)
  • India: 250 runs in 96.6 overs (590 balls), Extras 25
  • Innings Break: India - 269/6 in 102.0 overs (SK Raina 12, Harbhajan Singh 6)
  • West Indies 2nd innings
  • West Indies: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (92 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: West Indies - 51/2 in 16.0 overs (AB Barath 23, DM Bravo 5)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 82/3 in 29.0 overs (DM Bravo 26, S Chanderpaul 5)
  • West Indies: 100 runs in 38.6 overs (235 balls), Extras 2
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 157 balls (DM Bravo 39, S Chanderpaul 10, Ex 1)
  • Tea: West Indies - 108/3 in 46.0 overs (DM Bravo 45, S Chanderpaul 12)
  • DM Bravo: 50 off 120 balls (7 x 4)
  • West Indies: 150 runs in 58.2 overs (351 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: West Indies - 157/5 in 59.0 overs (DM Bravo 62, CS Baugh 15)
  • Rain: West Indies - 181/5 in 64.3 overs (DM Bravo 66, CS Baugh 33)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 68 balls (DM Bravo 15, CS Baugh 33, Ex 2)
  • West Indies: 200 runs in 69.1 overs (417 balls), Extras 12
  • Bad Light: West Indies - 202/7 in 71.3 overs (CS Baugh 46, R Rampaul 0)
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