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As it happened: West Indies vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 3


Cricketnext Staff,Cricketnext
Mar 23, 2013 at 05:54am IST

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

Zimbabwe second innings:

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End of over 42.2: Zimbabwe all out for 141: Another wicket for Shillingford as he completes his five-wicket haul. Cremer tried to go over the top but only hit straight to mid-wicket where Marlon Samuels made no mistake. An easy catch for him. In the very next over, Marlon Samuels picked up Kyle Jarvis for 1 and Tendai Chatara for a duck in consecutive deliveries. West Indies beat Zimbabwe 2-0 in the two match Test series quite comprehensively.

As it happened: West Indies vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 3

West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford. (AP Photo)

End of over 40: Zimbabwe 135 for 7: Marlon Samuels picked up Waller. West Indies need just three more wickets to win the match and Zimbabwe need another 70 runs to make West Indies bat again.

End of over 32: Zimbabwe 96 for 6: The resistance did not last long as Ervine edged a simple delivery of Shillingford and Chris Gayle took a brilliant catch at the slip. He dived to his left side and pulled up a stunning catch. Zimbabwe are into deeper trouble. The very next over of his Shillingford got rid of Mawoyo for a duck. The ball spun and bounced and Sammy takes a simple catch at leg-slip.

End of over 29: Zimbabwe 87 for 4: After lunch, both Waller and and Ervine are buying their time in the middle. West Indies look to pick up more wickets to finish this game today itself. It is an uphill task for Zimbabwe as they are playing Test series after 14 long months.

End of over 26: Zimbabwe 77 for 4 at lunch: After starting off well in their second innings, Zimbabwe once again lost the plot as they have lost four wickets in the first session of day three. Shane Shillingford has picked up two wickets. Zimbabwe are still trailing by 129 runs.

End of over 19: Zimbabwe 64 for 3: Two back to back wickets have put West Indies right on top. Shane Shillingford picked up Brendan Taylor first and then Sammy trapped Sibanda in front of the wicket. Craig Ervine and Sean Williams are the new batsmen.

End of over 11: Zimbabwe 37 for 1: After losing Hamilton Masakadza, Zimbabwe are in a spot of bother. Masakadza edged a delivery which was going outside of the leg-stump and Ramdin made no mistake at all behind the stumps. Though, the final decision came from the third umpire. bBrendan Taylor has joined Sibanda in the middle.

End of over 7: Zimbabwe 25 for 0: In their second innings, Zimbabwe have started very cautiously. Openers Hamilton Masakadza and Vusi Sibanda are playing well so far. Sibanda is batting on 10 and Masakadza is on 11.

West Indies first innings:

West Indies declare at 381 for 8.

Day 2 Roundup:

Centuries from stalwarts Chris Gayle and Shivnarine Chanderpaul highlighted a festival of batting on Thursday as West Indies built up a 206-run lead over Zimbabwe on the second day of the second and final Test in Dominica. The hosts reached 381 for eight at the close with Chanderpaul top scoring on 108 after Gayle had earlier made 101.

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