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'We will keep fighting', says Roach

Cuttack, India -- West Indies pacer Kemar Roach rued not having enough runs on the board in Tuesday’s thrilling One-Day International at the Barbati Stadium in Cuttack.

India were stretched to the penultimate over while chasing the 212-run target set by the visitors. After Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 72, Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav ensured they sealed the win with seven balls to spare.

Sammy: We will never say die

Cuttack, India -- Victory slipped out of their hands but West Indies skipper Darren Sammy lauded his boys for their never-say-die spirit with which they pushed world champions India in the first One-Day International on Tuesday.

In a thrilling low-scoring match India prevailed by one wicket with seven balls to spare while chasing 212 to win.

Borde - HPC proving valuable

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies A Team manager Colin Borde has reiterated the value of the Sagicor High Performance Centre, noting it played a key role in the recently concluded A series against Bangladesh.

He said the institution, based at the 3Ws Oval at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus in Barbados, was helping players add a new dimension to their game.

Last pair deny Windies in thriller

Cuttack, India -- A patient 72 from Rohit Sharma helped India to a tense one-wicket victory over West Indies in a low-scoring first One-Day International at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Tuesday night.

India’s last wicket pair of Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav added 12 runs to take India past their target with seven balls to spare.

Man-of-the-Match Sharma struck three boundaries and a six to launch India’s fightback after the hosts were reduced to 59-5 chasing a 212-run target for victory.

TOSS - India bowl in the 1st ODI

Cuttack, India - The West Indies were sent in by India in the 1st One Day International at the Barabati Stadium.

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Both teams are fielding relatively young teams as a number of key players on both teams are missing. For India, Parthiv Patel will open with Sehwag, while Aaron, Yadav and Vinay Kumar are the seamers.

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