INDIA A VS WEST INDIES A

  • Zaheer Khan, Gautam Gambhir send selectors a timely reminder October 12, 2013

    The best and possibly the only way to get back into the national team is by performing well. Both Zaheer Khan and Gautam Gambhir did exactly that in the last four days, and it seems the work put in by the duo is paying off, with the two along...
  • Zaheer's fourwicket haul help India A level series against WI A October 12, 2013

    Hubli: Outoffavour Zaheer Khan sparked a sensational West Indies A collapse with a threewicket burst as India A notched up an innings and 54 runs victory over the visitors in the third and final Test to level the threematch series here Saturday. The leftarm seamer bagged four for 59 as West...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, 3rd Test October 12, 2013

    West Indies A Second Innings (WI A started the final day at 116 for 3, still 180 runs behind, with Deonarine on 44* and Fudadin on 36*) 1:30 p.m. It's a brisk end to the match, with Zaheer Khan coming in to trigger a lateorder collapse, beginning with the wicket of...
  • We will go for win against West Indies A, says Abhishek Nayar October 11, 2013

    Hubli: India A allrounder Abhishek Nayar on Friday expressed hope that they will be able to score a serieslevelling win against the West Indies A on Saturday even as the wicket was not helpful for the bowlers. The hosts needed seven wickets for win on the final day tomorrow as...
  • Pujara cracks triple ton as India A close in on victory October 11, 2013

    Hubli: India A skipper Cheteshwar Pujara cracked his third triple ton in firstclass cricket as India A rode on his brilliance to force West Indies A stare at an embarrassing defeat in the third unofficial Test on Friday. West Indies A trail the hosts by 180 runs with seven wickets remaining...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, Day 3 October 11, 2013

    West Indies A Second Innings: Stumps, Day 3: India A were on top at stumps on day 3 after West Indies A lost three wickets in their second innings. Earlier, India A, inspired by the triple century from Pujara, declared their innings at 564. West Indies A were 116 for 3...
  • 3rd unofficial Test: Pujara, Gambhir tons put India A ahead on Day 2 October 10, 2013

    Hubli: Outoffavour opener Gautam Gambhir cracked his first century in more than two years as India A came up with a solid batting display to take firm control of the third unofficial 'Test' against the West Indies A on Thursday. Day two saw host batsmen dominating throughout as outofform skipper Cheteshwar...
  • 3rd unofficial Test, Day 2: As it happened October 10, 2013

    India A Second Innings (Day 2) (VA Jagadeesh (8*) and Gautam Gambhir (2*) resumed India A innings at 10 for no loss after the hosts bowled out West Indies A for 268.) 4:21 p.m: Cheteshwar Pujara bounced back to form with a century, while earlier Gautam Gambhir got out at 123. India...
  • Not giving easy boundaries helped us to restrict WI A: Abhishek Nayar October 9, 2013

    Hubli: Allrounder Abhishek Nayar, who led his team's bowling attack with a fourwicket haul, said not giving too many boundaries to the West Indies A batsmen helped India A restrict the visitors to 268 all out in their first innings of the third unofficial Test Series here Wednesday. "We had a...
  • 3rd Unofficial Test: India A bowl out West Indies A for 268 on Day 1 October 9, 2013

    Hubli: On a day of fluctuating fortunes, West Indies A batted brilliantly in first two sessions before India A bowlers fought back strongly in the last session of the first day's play to share the honours in the third unofficial Test at the KSCA Stadium on Wednesday. Put in to bat,...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, 3rd Unofficial Test, Day 1 October 9, 2013

    India A innings: End of over 5, India A 10 for 0: India A reached 10 for 0 at stumps on day 1, with Gautam Gambhir and VA Jagadeesh safely negotiating the fiveover period. West Indies A, 1st innings: End of over 77.4, WI A all out for 268: Abhishek Nayar claimed...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir face litmus test in a mustwin game for India A October 8, 2013

    Hubli: It will be a litmus test for the outoffavour batsmen Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir as India A need nothing less than a victory to level the threematch series when they take on West Indies A in their third and final unofficial 'Test', starting here on Wednesday. Having...
  • India A vs WI A: 2nd unofficial Test ends in a draw, WI A lead series 10 October 5, 2013

    Shimoga: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite smashed a brilliant century while Narasingh Deonaraine cracked a flamboyant 93 as the second unofficial Test between India A and West Indies A ended in a tame draw on Saturday. In reply to West Indies A's 406 in the first innings, India A were all out for...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, Day 4 October 5, 2013

    West Indies A Second Innings (WI A began the final day at 28 for 0, a lead of 75 runs, with openers Kraigg Brathwaite (18*) and Kieran Powell (9*) at the crease.) 3:45 p.m. That's it, curtains! MATCH DRAWN. Umpires call off play with WI A 223 for 3 in 81 overs....
  • Shimoga pitch is absolutely fine: Abhishek Nayar October 4, 2013

    Shimoga: India A topscorer Abhishek Nayar on Friday said even as they have conceded a 47run lead against West Indies A but there was nothing to worry as there were no demons in the wicket. "There is no pressure on India. Obviously they have 47 runs lead. Let's see how the...
  • India A behind in 2nd unofficial Test against WI A October 4, 2013

    Shimoga: India A conceded a slender 47run firstinnings lead to the West Indies A despite a fighting halfcentury by Uday Kaul on the third day of the second unofficial Test here on Friday. At the close of play on Day 2, West Indies A were 28 for no loss in their...
  • As it happened: India A vs WI A, 2nd Unofficial Test, Day 3 October 4, 2013

    West Indies A 2nd innings Stumps, day 3: West Indies A made a slow starts in the second innings after taking a crucial lead in the first innings. West Indies A were 28 for 0 in 14 overs at stumps on day 3 in second innings leading India A by...
  • After Zaheer, Sehwag and Gambhir too fail to take off October 4, 2013

    One after another, comeback attempts of India seniors has came a cropper, increasing the pressure on three players desperate to wear India whites one more time. After Zaheer Khan's futile toil on Wednesday, a noshow by Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag on Thursday has made life much more difficult for...
  • VA Jagadeesh eyes ton on day three against West Indies A October 3, 2013

    Shimoga: India A opener VA Jagadeesh on Thursday said he has set his eyes on scoring his seventh firstclass century and help India A get past West Indies A's first innings score of 406 in the second Unofficial threematch Test match. "Who doesn't want to score a century. I will go...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir fail again as India A reach 191 for 3 on Day two October 3, 2013

    Shimoga: Virender Sehwag's experiment to bat in the middleorder didn't yield any favourable result while Gautam Gambhir's woeful run of form continued as India A reached 191 for three at stumps on the second day of their second unofficial Test against West Indies A here Friday. After West Indies A scored...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, 2nd Unofficial Test, Day 2 October 3, 2013

    India A First Innings 4:40 p.m. VA Jagadeesh (79*) and Abhishek Nayar (56*) made unbeaten fifties to take India A to 191 for 3 at stumps on day 2 after other top guns Gautam Gambhir (11), Cheteshwar Pujara (25) and Virender Sehwag (7) couldn't score much. Jagadeesh and Nayar...
  • Having Sehwag, Gambhir and Zaheer in the team inspires us: Bhargav Bhatt October 2, 2013

    Shimoga: Leftarm spinner Bharghav Bhatt, who picked up three wickets on Wednesday, said it was imperative for them to polish off the West Indies tail to be in advantageous position in the second unofficial Test. West Indies A, which won the first Test against India A, were 283 for six at...
  • Kraigg Brathwaite's fifty takes WI A to 283 for 6 against India A October 2, 2013

    Shimoga: Zaheer Khan got his name in the wickets column but it was a patient 82 by opener Kraigg Brathwaite that helped West Indies A reach a decent 283 for six in 90 overs after opting to bat in the second unofficial four day Test here Wednesday. Brathwaite along with middleorder...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, day 1, 2nd Unofficial Test October 2, 2013

    West Indies A, 1st innings: End of over 90: West Indies ended day one's play at 283 for 6, with Leon Johnson and Nikita Miller remaining not out. For India Bhargav Bhatt was the most successful bowler, picking up 3 for 76 with his leftarm spin. Zaheer Khan, Mohammed Shami and...
  • Will not disclose Virender Sehwag's batting position: Pujara October 1, 2013

    Shimoga: India A captain Cheteshwar Pujara kept his cards close to his chest and refused to divulge whether veteran Virender Sehwag will open or bat in the middle order when his side locks horns with the West Indies A in the second unofficial Test starting on Wednesday. "I will not disclose...
  • Seniors take centrestage in 2nd India AWest Indies A Test October 1, 2013

    Shimoga: The spotlight will firmly be on outoffavour veterans Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan when India A seek revenge for the openingmatch humiliation against West Indies A in their second unofficial Test starting here on Wednesday. Led by Cheteshwar Pujara, India A were beaten by massive 162 runs...
  • 1st Unofficial Test: India A humiliated by West Indies A September 28, 2013

    Mysore: Manpreet Juneja's resolute knocks went in vain as India A succumbed to a humiliating 162run defeat against the West Indies A in the first unofficial Test, giving away a 10 lead to the visitors in the threematch series on Saturday. Needing 314 runs to win the match after West Indies...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, 1st Unofficial Test, Day 4 September 28, 2013

    India A Second Innings (Day 4) West Indies A declared their second innings at the overnight score of 130 for 3, setting India A a 315run target. 3:15 p.m. It's all over! West Indies A beat India A by 162 runs. Nikita Miller takes 5 for 40. Juneja the last man to...
  • WI A sitting pretty after spinners wreak havoc on India A September 27, 2013

    Mysore: Opener Kieran Powell's half century along with spinners Veerasammy Permaul and Nikita Miller's magical spell, tightened the West Indies A grip over India A on the third day of the first unofficial Test at Gangothri Glades Cricket Grounds here Friday. At stumps, the visitors were 130 for three in reply...
  • As it happened: India A vs WI A, 1st unofficial Test, day 3 September 27, 2013

    West Indies A Second Innings (Day 3) 4:26 p.m. Kieran Powell (59*) Kraigg Brathwaite (29*) don't want to throw their wickets away with end of day's play nearing. West Indies A are 94 for 0 in 27 overs and lead by 278 runs. 3:35 p.m. Powell (52*) is batting with a strike...