Pollard, Darren Bravo back in Windies squad, Gayle unavailable

Tanya Simon
October 9, 2018

After India had declared on 649-9 in its first and only innings, it ran through the West Indies batting line-up in 48 overs to set up an imposing 468-run lead.

Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo picked up a four-wicket haul but leaked 217 runs from a marathon 54-over spell while debutant fast bowler Sherman Lewis ended with two for 93. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.

Former West Indies opening batsman and captain Daren Ganga revealed the reason why the Windies cricket team are not performing to the expected levels. The Indian captain was in devastating form in England, becoming the man of the series for amassing the highest runs in the test series and he carried forward that form into the series against West Indies. On 7th October Cricket West Indies has announced the squads for ODI and T20I series against India. Windies are having a full tour to India to play two Tests, five ODIs and three T20Is. Ashwin, surpassed the legendary Allan Donald in terms of Test wickets and now holds 333 scalps in 63 Tests played to date.

But with the day drifting towards a close, Dowrich was lured into an injudicious drive at left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav and was bowled, with the ball clipping the top of off-stump.

Hazard torn between Chelsea and dream Real Madrid move
Fabregas started in our 1-0 win over Vidi but hasn't played a single Premier League game for us this season. Hazard has scored eight goals in just 10 appearances across all competitions for Chelsea this season.

Powell, meanwhile, had just slapped Kuldeep to the cover boundary when he failed to keep down a prod at the next ball and was caught by Shaw close in, triggering the final collapse which saw the last five wickets go down for 55 runs.

Meanwhile in the team's rankings, England topped the chart with 127 points, while India is placed second with 122 points. Quite disappointed with this loss and we didn't get enough partnerships, " said stand-in skipper Kraigg Brathwaite.

The youngster scored a test century on his test debut to become only the second batsman in the world to score a century on debut under the age of 20, joining Sachin Tendulkar. Fast bowler Alzarri Joseph, who is on the road back from a stress fracture of the back he suffered late previous year, has been included for the ODIs pending a fitness test. Joseph was included in the Test squad for India too, before being ruled out after two fitness assessments.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER