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Mar 21, 2013 at 03:49am IST

As it happened: West Indies v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 1

Live updates from day one of the second Test between West Indies and Zimbabwe at Windsor Park, Dominica.

West Indies innings:

End of Day 1: 114 for 2 After Kyle Jarvis picked up two early wickets to get Zimbabwe back into the game, Gayle and Samuels made sure that West Indies didn't lose anymore wicket at the end of day one. Gayle, who was looking a bit scratchy at the start, played some impressive strokes, and was very well supported by Marlon Samuels. Chris Gayle reached his fifty in the 23rd over in style by hitting Utseya for a six and a four. West Indies are still very much on top of this game after dismissing Zimbabwe for just 175 runs. West Indies now trail just by 61 runs, with eight wickets still in hand.

As it happened: West Indies v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 1

Spinners Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels put West Indies on top after Shannon Gabriel got rid of the openers earlier.

End of over 10: 40 for 2 Kyle Jarvis picked up another wicket in the ninth over to bring Zimbabwe back into the game. It was a full length delivery very wide outside off stump, and Bravo didn't move and flashed hard to get a thin edge to Brendan Taylor. This was the first duck for Darren Bravo.

End of over 7: 35 for 1 West Indies openers Kieran Powell and Chris Gayle made a good start, before Powell was bowled by Kyle Jarvis on a full and swinging delivery, Powell was scoring the runs quickly and made 24 runs off 22 balls with five boundaries. Darren Bravo has come in to join Gayle who is looking solid and has scored 10 runs of 18 balls.

Zimbabwe innings:

End of over 60.5: 175 allout After Samuels picked up Sean Williams, Shillingford got rid of the other two wickets to dismiss Zimbabwe for just 175 runs. First, Utseya was caught in front of the stumps as the ball hit his pads. On the second last ball of the over, Chatara tried to leave the ball, which hit him on the groin, but was going down, and he was given LBW. Shillingford got his five wicket haul, as West Indies now have a very good opportunity to take a good lead in the first innings.

End of over 60: 171 for 8 Marlon Samuels picked up his third wicket in the 58th over when Sean Williams was caught by Powell at short leg trying to sweep and getting a top edge. Both the spinners, Shillinford and Samuels have been on the top of their game throughout the day as West Indies now look to wrap up Zimbabwe to a very cheap total.

At Tea: 158 for 7 Malcom waller was caught by Tino Best in the 55th over at the midwicket off Shillingford, when he tried to slog sweep but didn't get it to the middle of the bat. This was the third wicket for Shillingford after Gabriel got rid off both the openers. In the very next over just before tea, Powell picked up a sharp catch at short leg of Marlon Samuels to dismiss Graeme Cremer.

End of over 50: 144 for 5 Craige Ervine was dismissed by Marlon Samuels in the 48th over when he missed the ball that was spinning in and hit his pad. He was given LBW, though the ball looked pitching outside the line of off-stump. Shillingford got another in the next over when a shot by Waller fell between the short leg and leg slip. Zimbabwe were looking in trouble with half the team back in the Pavillion before 50 overs.

End of over 40: 120 for 4 After the fall of Taylor's wicket, Sean Williams and Craig Ervine were playing cautiously and didn't took much risk. Shannon Gabriel and spinner Shane Shillingford were still troubling Zimbabwe batsmen after the fall of four wickets in quick succession.

End of over 31: 105 for 4 Just when both the batsmen were looking good Shillingford picked up another wicket. Captain Brendan Taylor was trying to reverse sweep Shillingford when the ball hit him on the chin, then to the hands, and went into the stumps.

At Lunch: 92 for 3 After losing three quick wickets, captain Brendan Taylor and Craig Ervine were trying to consolidate the Zimbabwe innings. Vusi Sibanda made a quick start for Zimbabwe and scored 32 runs off 29 deliveries with six boundaries. After that Shannon Gabriel got the wicket of both the openers to put Zimbabwe on the back foot. At lunch, Taylor was batting at 25, and Ervine was batting at 5 runs.

End of over 20: 65 for 3 Zimbabwe lost one more wicket in the 19th over after Hamilton Masakadza was clean bowled on Shane Shillingford's doosra. After bowling few turning deliveries, Shillingford bowled a straighter one which went through his middle and off stump. Zimbabwe are now in trouble after losing three quick wickets.

End of over 12: 44 for 2 After making a quick start Vusi Sibanda was caught by Kemar Roach off Shannon Gabriel. West Indies now have two new players on the crease after Gabriel picked up both the openers in quick succession.

End of over 10: 43 for 1 Pacers Kemar Roach and Tino Best were being hit all over the park in the first ten overs as opener Vusi Sibanda made a flying start for West Indies. On the other end, Tino Mawoyo made a slow start and didn't took much risk at the start. Mawoyo was clean bowled by Shannon Gabriel in the ninth over when he tried to leave a straighter delivery. Hamilton Masakadza has come in to join Sibanda.

End of over 5: 27 for 0 Vusi Sibanda hit three consecutive off Kemar Roach in the fifth over to give Zimbabwe a quick start. Tino Mawoyo made a cautious start and was batting at runs off 20 balls with one boundary.

Toss report: West Indies have win the toss and will bowl first after the rain delayed the match.

Teams:

West Indies: Chris Gayle, Kieran Powell, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Darren Sammy (capt), Kemar Roach, Tino Best, Shane Shillingford, 11 Shannon Gabriel

Zimbabwe: Tino Mawoyo, Vusi Sibanda, Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor (capt & wk), Craig Ervine, Malcolm Waller, Sean Williams, Prosper Utseya, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara

Rain Update: The toss of the second Test between West Indies and Zimbabwe has been delayed due to rain and wet ground conditions.

There was a wee bit of rain over Dominica this morning. West Indies lead the two-match Test series 1-0.

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