India vs West Indies

  • Batting hasn't been tested as yet, says MS Dhoni March 24, 2014

    Mirpur: With top order clicking for India consistently, not many of their batsmen have got a chance to bat so far in the World Twenty20 but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels the batsmen will be tested in the coming games. India beat West Indies by seven wickets on Sunday following an...
  • World T20: Key moments of India's clinical win over West Indies March 24, 2014

    Virat Kohli (54) and Rohit Sharma (62) led the successful run-chase against the West Indies in their second group match at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday after Indian spin trio of Amit Mishra, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin restricted the Windies to a modest total of...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, World Twenty20 March 23, 2014

    After a thumping win over Pakistan on Friday in their World Twenty20 opener, Team India will now have to brace up for the defending champions West Indies when the two teams square up against each other in Mirpur on Sunday. Add to that the threat of Chris Gayle that India...
  • World Twenty20: Chris Gayle a threat as upbeat India run into West Indies March 23, 2014

    After a thumping win over Pakistan on Friday in their World Twenty20 opener, Team India will now have to brace up for the defending champions West Indies when the two teams square up against each other in Mirpur on Sunday. Add to that the threat of Chris Gayle that India...
  • West Indies don't know how to rotate strike against spinners: Raina March 22, 2014

    Mirpur: India's Suresh Raina says that most of the top-order West Indies batsmen prefer playing big shots rather than rotating strike against spinners, an area which he feels can be exploited by Amit Mishra and Co when the two teams square off in the ICC World T20 on Sunday. Asked about...
  • Six ODI trophies in a row - is this an invincible Team India? November 28, 2013

    Invincibles, Dhoni's Dabangs, Dada's Army, Fab Three - what's the connection? Let's put these into perspective: The 'Invincibles' tag may have to wait tad longer, but 'Dhoni's Dabangs' seem to have left 'Dada's Army' of 2003 behind, and leading the way are gen-next 'Fab Three'. In less than a year, the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 27, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Shikhar Dhawan, now a world record holder November 28, 2013

    Shikhar Dhawan added a few inches to his stature on Wednesday as one of India's hottest batting properties with this fifth career ODI ton - the startling stat, though, is that all of those have come this year and in a world record time. The Delhi batsman, who has re-invented himself...
  • News 360: Goa police summons Tejpal, asks him to appear by Thursday 3 pm November 27, 2013

    Soon after the Delhi High Court reserved its order in the alleged sexual assault case against Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal, Goa Police on Wednesday summoned Tejpal to appear before the investigating officer by 3 pm on Thursday. Goa Police DIG OP Mishra said the summon has been issued to the...
  • Sixth ODI trophy of the year for India November 27, 2013

    Shikhar Dhawan produces a crunching century to take India to victory at Kanpur, their sixth straight one-day trophy of the year. ...
  • Lost a great opportunity to win a series in India: Bravo November 27, 2013

    Kanpur: West Indies skipper Dwayne Bravo on Wednesday said it was due to his bowlers' inconsistency the team lost a great opportunity to register a series win against India in India. West Indies lost the three-ODI series 1-2 after going down by five wickets in the third and final one-dayer here...
  • Want to continue with this good habit of scoring tons: Dhawan November 27, 2013

    Kanpur: Shikhar Dhawan has been in the form of his life since his comeback into the Indian team last March and the dashing opener wants to continue with the "good habit" of scoring centuries and winning a lot more matches for India across all formats. Dhawan smashed an attacking 119 off...
  • Our bowlers have improved: Dhoni November 27, 2013

    Kanpur: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday credited the 2-1 ODI series win over the West Indies to team effort and said bowling performance has also improved a lot as compared to the recent contest against Australia. Dhoni said while the top-order batsmen were in fine form, what was heartening...
  • 3rd ODI: Dhawan, Yuvraj give India series win over West Indies November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: India's in-form batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma didn't deliver on Wednesday, but opener Shikhar Dhawan's 119 and Yuvraj Singh's return-to-form 55 ensured India didn't need to break much sweat in chasing West Indies' competitive 263 for 5 in the third and deciding ODI of the three- match...
  • India vs West Indies, 3rd ODI: As it happened November 27, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page High on spirits after their series-levelling win in the second one-dayer, West Indies have brought interest back into the ODI series against India and will be eyeing the trophy on Wednesday. The visitors played out of their skin at Visakhapatnam to...
  • Win in second one-dayer gave us confidence: Bravo November 26, 2013

    Kanpur: The series-leveling win in the second ODI at Visakhapatnam gave a struggling West Indies the self belief that they can beat India at their own backyard, the visiting team skipper Dwayne Bravo said here on Tuesday. After the six-wicket loss to India in the first ODI at Kochi, West Indies...
  • Series win will lift morale ahead of SA tour: Bhuvneshwar Kumar November 26, 2013

    Kanpur: Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels a win in the third and deciding ODI against West Indies here Wednesday will raise the morale of the team ahead of a tough tour to South Africa, starting next month. The third ODI at Kanpur holds great significance for both India and West Indies as...
  • 3rd ODI: Game on as India and West Indies meet in series decider November 26, 2013

    High on spirits after their series-levelling win in the second one-dayer, West Indies have brought interest back into the ODI series against India and will be eyeing the trophy when the two sides meet in the third and final ODI at Kanpur on Wednesday. The visitors played out of their...
  • We can beat anybody, anywhere: Powell warns India November 26, 2013

    West Indies opener Kieran Powell came into the West Indies eleven for the second ODI after Chris Gayle was ruled out, and the opening batsman made the most of his chance with a solid 59 to help his side chase a stiff 288 set by India. Now he feels West...
  • Andy Roberts defends WI spinners called for suspect action November 26, 2013

    St. John's: Former West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts has accused some umpires and the world governing body for cricket, International Cricket Council (ICC), of targetting Caribbean bowlers Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels. Both players were reported for suspect action by umpires during the second Test between the West Indies and...
  • Team India backing out-of-form Yuvraj Singh November 26, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: India captain MS Dhoni lent his support to out-of-form Yuvraj Singh after their two-wicket defeat to West Indies on Sunday. Yuvraj, who scored just 28 runs in 49 balls, also dropped Lendl Simmons when he was on 43. Simmons would go on to score 62 in a match-winning partnership...
  • Virat Kohli playing like Sachin Tendulkar of 1998 November 25, 2013

    "If I'm batting behind Virat Kohli in the line-up these days, I would not hurry into putting my pads on as the next man in; I can take my time, because it's Virat who has gone in. That's the kind of confidence and reassurance he gives the team these days." These...
  • Was under no pressure to bat like Chris Gayle: Kieran Powell November 25, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: A sudden injury to Chris Gayle gave Kieran Powell a berth in West Indies's playing eleven for the second ODI and the young left-hander, who struck a fifty to set up the visitor's series-levelling win over India, said he was under no pressure to live upto senior team-mate's reputation. "I...
  • MS Dhoni becomes first wicketkeeper to captain in 150 ODIs November 25, 2013

    MS Dhoni reached a special landmark in Vizag on Sunday, becoming the first wicketkeeper in the history of one-day internationals (ODI) to captain a side in 150 matches. Dhoni, who celebrated the landmark with his customary blitzkrieg in a 40-ball 51*, would have loved to celebrate his achievement with a win...
  • Conditions made it difficult to defend total: Dhoni November 25, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says heavy dew created "unfair" conditions for them as it became difficult to bowl and field on a literally wet ground, which resulted in their two-wickets defeat against the West Indies, here on Sunday. Dhoni said losing the toss put them in a disadvantageous position...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies level series with a nail-biting 2-wicket win over India November 25, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Some gritty batting by the West Indies batsmen, supported by an extremely wet outfield due to dew, helped West Indies overhaul India's challenging total of 288 with two wickets to spare on Sunday. Virat Kohli's 99 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 51* propelled India to a challenging total, but it was...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, 2nd ODI November 24, 2013

    After a comprehensive six-wicket victory at Kochi, India would like to clinch the series after Chris Gayle was ruled out due to injury. The reigning Twenty20 champions were expected to be competitive in the limited-overs leg of their tour after suffering an embarrassing whitewash in the two-Test series. India spinners Ravindra Jadeja,...
  • Injured Gayle to return home, Brathwaite in for NZ series November 23, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Chris Gayle, who had sustained a hamstring injury, will return home for rehabilitation as the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Saturday said that the opener would miss out on a three-Test series against New Zealand. No player has been substituted for Gayle in the 15-member squad for the last...
  • We need to execute our plans better, says Windies coach Ottis Gibson November 23, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson said his side need to execute their plans better if they are to turn around their recent form in the One-day International series against India. Gibson was speaking on the eve of the second ODI between the Windies and hosts India on Sunday at...