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As it happened: India A vs WI A, 3rd one-dayer


Cricketnext Staff,Cricketnext
Sep 19, 2013 at 07:26pm IST

India A innings:

End of over 50: West Indies A restrict India A to 267/8 to win the match by 45 runs and with it the series 2-1.

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End of over 47, India A 251 for 8:: India eight down. Siddarth Paul dismissed by Permaul for 6. West Indies racing towards a win now.

As it happened: India A vs WI A, 3rd one-dayer

Propelled to 312 with a century from Kirk Edwards, West India A restricted the Indians to 267/8 to win the match by 45 runs and with it the series.

End of over 43, 234 for 7: West Indies now nearing a convincing win here and with that the series. Permaul puts another nail in the coffin with the wicket of Shahbaz Nadeem, who is bowled for 6.

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End of over 42, 228 for 6: Miguel Cummins took his second wicket as he dismissed Yusuf Pathan for 18 runs.

End of over 38, 199 for 5: Miguel Cummins gave fifth success to West Indies A as he got rid of Kedar Jadhav for 17 runs.

End of over 33, 181 for 4: India A's chase has been dented by Baba Aparajith's wicket. Veerasammy Permaul bowled Aparajith for 78.

End of over 30, 161 for 3: Ashley Nurse struck at the right time when Yuvraj Singh started to look threatening. Yuvraj was not able to pick the length early and went on the backfoot to play the cut shot but got bowled for 61.

End of over 26, 138 for 2: Now Baba Aparajith, who has played a second fiddle to Yuvraj reaches his third List A half-century. But their job is half done and need to carry on.

End of over 25, 137 for 2: Yuvraj Singh reaches his 66th List A fifty off a six over midwicket. The ball was short from Veerasammy Permaul and Yuvraj in a flash pulled it for a six.

End of over 22, 114 for 2: Yuvraj Singh has raced to 44 off 37 balls with good support from Baba Aparajith at the other end. For India A, Yuvraj is the key and needs to bat till the end to see his team through.

End of over 10, 50 for 2: The very next over Naman Ojha followed Uthappa to the pavilion. A needless of a shot from Ojha as he flashes hard at a away going delivery from Jonathan Carter to edge it behind the stumps.

End of over 9, 46 for 1: A judgement error from Robin Uthappa (27) costs him his wicket. Uthappa pushes to mid-on for a quick single but a direct throw finds him short of ground.

End of over 8, 39 for 0: Baba Aparajith and Robin Uthappa have come out with a plan as the start has been steady. Both the batsmen are not trying anything pompous and concentrating on building a good platform for the chase.

West Indies A innings:

End of over 50, 312 for 9: Three runs and a wicket in the last over, but that should not disappoint West Indies A as they post a big total of 312 for the hosts to chase. However, for India A, Jaydev Unadkat returned with a five-wicket haul from his 10 overs.

End of over 47, 296 for 6: jaydev Unadkat brought an end to Devon Thomas' quick-fire 21 by taking a good diving catch of his own bowling.

End of over 46, 289 for 5: Kirk Edwards guides the ball to third man to reach his second List A century. What an innings this has been from Edwards, positive right from the outset.

End of over 45, 282 for 5: A big over from Siddharth Kaul, 23 runs off it. The over included four boundaries and a six as West Indies A well poised to go past 300.

End of over 44, 259 for 5: Jaydev Unadkat picked up his second wicket by dismissing Andre Russell for 1. The right-hander went for a big hoick and misses to see his stumps knocked back.

End of over 42, 238 for 4: Leon Johnson falls after a well-made fifty. Johnson moves to the leg and plays a lofted shot off Jaydev Unadkat but gets caught in the covers. But Kirk Edwards at the other end looking good for a three-figure score.

End of over 40, 212 for 3: The Indian bowlers have been leaking fours and sixes in plenty as West Indies A with 10 overs remaining eye a 300-plus total.

End of over 35, 192 for 3: Baba Aparajith gave away 16 runs in this over as Kirk Edwards was in his attacking best. Edwards started the over with a six and also reached his fifty. India A desperately need wickets to make a come back into the match.

End of over 29, 151 for 3: The hero of last match, Jonathan Carter failed to repeat his performance as he got played on to a delivery from Baba Aparajith. The left-handed batsman went for the sweep but the ball hit his pads and then dislodged his bails. Carter put up a 66-run partnership with Kirk Edwards before getting dismissed for 35.

End of over 25, 116 for 2: Kirk Edwards and Jonathan Carter have revived West Indies A after Shahbaz Nadeem's twin strikes. However, with the odd boundaries coming their way they have been able to maintain a steady run-rate.

End of over 16, 79 for 2: Shahbaz Nadeem does it once again and this time by dismissing Andre Fletcher for 28. The batsman fails to read the quicker arm delivery and goes back to his crease to get trapped lbw.

End of over 14, 74 for 1: Kieran Powell (40) went for the cut shot off a length ball from Shahbaz Nadeem but got a thick edge to the slip where Robin Uthappa took to sharp catch.

End of over 10, 54 for 0: After settling down both the openers opened up and took the Indian bowlers to the cleaners. The hosts have used five bowlers without much success.

End of over 6, 29 for 0: After put in to bat, openers Kieran Powell and Andre Fletcher gave West Indies a steady start. Though, both the batsmen showed intent of taking the attack to the bowlers.

Teams:

West Indies A: Kieran Powell(c), Andre Fletcher, Kirk Edwards, Leon Johnson, Jonathan Carter, Andre Russell, Devon Thomas(w), Ashley Nurse, Nikita Miller, Veerasammy Permaul, Miguel Cummins

India A: Robin Uthappa, Naman Ojha(w), Mandeep Singh, Baba Aparajith, Yuvraj Singh(c), Kedar Jadhav, Yusuf Pathan, Vinay Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddarth Kaul, Jaydev Unadkat

Toss and team news: India A skipper Yuvraj Singh won the toss and opted to field. Baba Aparajith and Siddharth Kaul have been included in the side.

Both the teams have won a match each, which makes this third one-dayer as decider. West Indies lost the first match by 77 runs but bounced back to level the series by winning the second game by 55 runs.

Thus, going into Thursday's decider, the Windies would be high on confidence and quite rightly optimistic of their chances while the Indians might have to do much of the running if they hope to clinch the series.

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