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Gibson - Late wickets helped us

KOLKATA, India, Nov 14, IANS/CMC – Even as India seem poised for a big score, West Indies coach Ottis Gibson believes the two late wickets on Monday will help his side bounce back on day two of the second cricket Test here Tuesday, keeping alive their chances in the series.

India lead 1-0 in the three Test series after winning the opener at Ferozeshah Kotla in Delhi.

First Class tournament 2012 modified

St John’s, Antigua – Four matches in the West Indies Cricket Board Regional 4 Day Tournament will be played with pink balls and as day/night fixtures in the 2012 season.

Each of the seven participating teams will play at least one day/night fixture in the 24 match tournament which commences February 3rd and concludes on April 10th.

Kraigg hails “big” first wicket

Kolkata, India — Kraigg Barthwaite flashed the biggest smile you would ever see when he took the “big” wicket of Rahul Dravid close to the end of the first day of the second Test match at Eden Gardens.

India on top after Dravid century

KOLKATA, India, Nov 14, IANS/CMC – Maestro Rahul Dravid’s 36th Test century put India in early control of the second Test here Monday, as West Indies’ bowlers struggled to contain the hosts’ batting juggernaut.

The right-hander hit a classic 119 as India, opting to bat first at Eden Gardens, finished the day on 346 for five.

While Dravid flourished, legendary teammate Sachin Tendular failed in his pursuit of 100 international hundreds, falling well short when he was out for 38.

India close opening day on 346 for 5

Kolkata, India, CMC – Scoreboard on the opening day of the second Test between India and West Indies at Eden Gardens on Monday:
INDIA 1st innings
G Gambhir c Barath b F Edwards 65
V Sehwag c Barath b Sammy 38
R Dravid b Brathwaite 119
S Tendulkar c Samuels b Bishoo 38
VVS Laxman not out 73
I Sharma c wk Baugh b Roach 0
Extras (lb5, w2, nb6) 13
TOTAL (5 wickets, 87.3 overs) 346
To bat: Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, P Ojha, U Yadav.

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