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India vs West Indies

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West Indies 196/3 beat India 192/2 by 7 wickets

West Indies 'A' in India 2013

15 September to 12 October 2013

Sehwag, Gambhir, Zaheer in India 'A' team

Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan, Gautam Gambhir and Mohammad Kaif were on Tuesday handed a lifeline for staging a comeback to team India as they were included in the India 'A' squad by the national selectors for two four-day games against visiting West Indies 'A'. Cheteshwar Pujara will lead India 'A' in the four-day games and Yuvraj in the three one-day games and solitary T20 match between September 16 and October 12. The series ends a day before the seven-ODI home series against Australia, starting on October 13, and the two-Test and three-ODI home series against the West Indies (Oct 31-Nov 27).
India A vs West Indies A Cricket Series 2013


India 'A' vs West Indies 'A' Third "Test"

Hubli: India 'A' win by an innings and 54 runs [IND-WIN:1-1(3/3)]

India 'A' leveled the three-match unofficial Test series against West Indies 'A', winning the third unofficial Test by an innings and 54 runs. Captain Cheteshwar Pujara scored a brilliant triple century in the hosts only innings to take them to 564, and Zaheer Khan followed it up by taking four wickets in his 16.5 overs to bowl West Indies 'A' for 242 runs, 54 short of the target. Out-of-favour opener Gambhir made 123, his first century in more than two years. Gambhir, playing his 148th first-class match, scored his century in 195 balls.Pujara faced 415 balls, spent 579 minutes and slammed 33 boundaries for his third first-class triple hundred.
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Hubli "Test" - Day 4: India 'A' 564 (Pujara 306, Gambhir 123) and beat West Indies 'A' 268 (Johnson 81, Nayar 4-61) and 242 (Deonarine 99, Z Khan 4-59)

India 'A' vs West Indies 'A' Second "Test"

Shimoga: Brathwaite century in drawn match [IND-WIN:0-1(2/3)]

Opener Kraigg Brathwaite celebrated his selection to the West Indies side for the tour of India with an unbeaten century on the final day of the second unofficial test against India 'A' which ended in a tame draw. Brathwaite, who had made 82 in the first innings, carried on to score 104* while Narasingh Deonaraine cracked 93 as the visitors spent the final day gaining some batting practice. Gautam Gambhir (11), skipper Cheteshwar Pujara (25) and Virender Sehwag (7) all failed with the bat as the Windies extended their domination.
Shimoga "Test" - Day 4: West Indies 'A' 406 and 233/3 (Brathwaite 104*, Deonarine 93) drew with India 'A' 359 (Nayar 89, Jagadeesh 86, Kaul 64, Cummins 3-58)

India 'A' vs West Indies 'A' First "Test"

Mysore: India A crumble to humiliating defeat [IND-WIN:0-1(1/3)]

Juneja’s resolute knock went in vain as India 'A' succumbed to a humiliating 162-run defeat against the West Indies 'A' in the first unofficial Test in Mysore. Needing 314 runs to win the match after West Indies declared at their overnight second innings score of 130 for three, India were bundled out for 152.On day three, West Indies 'A' spinners Veerasammy Permaul and Nikita Miller had bundled India 'A' batsmen out for 245 in their first innings.
Mysore "Test" - Day 4: West Indies 'A' 429 (Brathwaite 92, Edwards 91, Fudadin 86*, Rasool 5-116) & 130/3 decl (Powell 68, Rasool 2-41) beat India 'A' 245 (Juneja 84, Permaul 5-85, Miller 4-61) & 152 (Juneja 70, Miller 5-40) by 162 runs

India 'A' vs West Indies 'A' Only T20

Bangalore T20: Yuvraj Singh, Rahul Sharma take India 'A' to 93-run win [IND-WIN:1-0(1/1)]

Rahul Sharma's five-wicket haul (5-23 in 3.2 overs) helped India 'A' to beat West Indies 'A' by 93 runs in the unofficial T20 match at the M Cinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Saturday. Chasing a mammoth target of 215 runs, West Indies A were bundled out for just 121 runs in the 17th over.Earlier, pacer Andre Russell created a record in List A cricket as he grabbed four wickets in four balls dismissing Kedar Jadhav (42), captain Yuvraj Singh (52), Naman Ojha (0) and Yusuf Pathan (0) in the first four deliveries of the penultimate over as India slid to 189 for seven. However Beaton conceded 23 runs in the final over of the innings as India ended on 214 for seven. Indian openers Robin Uthappa (35) and Unmukt Chand (42) smashed 74 runs in 6.4 overs, while skipper Yuvraj Singh (52) and Kedar Jadhav (42) added a further 80 runs for the fourth wicket.
Only T20: India 'A' 214/7 (Yuvraj Singh 52) beat West Indies 'A' 121 all out (Rahul Sharma 5-23) by 93 runs

India 'A' vs West Indies 'A' 3 Unofficial ODIs

Third One Dayer: India 'A' Lose Series to West Indies [IND-WIN:1-2(3/3)]

Yuvraj Singh-led India 'A' suffered a series defeat against West Indies, as the visitors rode on Kirk Edwards’ run-a-ball century to beat the home team by 45 runs in the third and decisive unofficial ODI. Kirk Edwards, who has been held in high esteem in the islands for some time now, smashed a run-a-ball 104 (12×4s, 3×6s), while Leon Johnson (54 off 42 balls), skipper Kieran Powell (40) and Jonathan Carter (35) also chipped in with useful contributions to take West Indies 'A' to the over 300-run total. With 313 needed, India 'A' fell well short, ending on 267 for 8. India 'A' XI: Yuvraj Singh (Captain), Robin Uthappa, Baba Aparajith, Mandeep Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Yusuf Pathan, Naman Ojha (Wicket Keeper), Siddarth Kaul, R Vinay Kumar, Shabhaz Nadeem, Jaydev Unadkat.
West Indies 'A' XI: KOA Powell (Captain), Andre Fletcher, Kirk Edwards, Jonathan Carter, Andre Russell, Leon Johnson, Devon Thomas (Wicket Keeper), Ashley Nurse, Nikita Miller, Veerasammy Permaul, Miguel Cummins.
West Indies 'A' 312/9 in 50 ov (Edwards 104, Unadkat 5-55) beat India 'A' 267/8 in 50 ov (Aparajith 78, Yuvraj Singh 61) by 45 runs

Second One Dayer: Carter's 133 help West Indies 'A' level series [IND-WIN:1-1(2/3)]

Powered by the 25-year-old left-hand batsman Jonathan Carter's brilliant all-round show, West Indies 'A' comfortably defeated India 'A' by 55 runs in the second one-dayer at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday. Carter smashed his way to a breathtaking 133 off 132 balls to help West Indies 'A' reach a fighting total of 279 for 6. In reply, the hosts were all out for 224 in 48.4 overs with Carter grabbing 2 for 33 in 6.4 overs with his right-arm seam-up bowling. India 'A' XI: Yuvraj Singh (Captain), R Uthappa, U Chand, Mandeep Singh, NV Ojha (Wicket Keeper), YK Pathan, R Vinay Kumar, JD Unadkat, S Narwal, KM Jadhav, R Sharma
West Indies 'A' XI: KOA Powell (Captain), ML Cummins, NO Miller, RR Beaton, AD Russell, N Deonarine, KA Edwards, ADS Fletcher, AR Nurse, DC Thomas (Wicket Keeper), NE Bonner
West Indies 'A' 279/6 in 50 ov (JL Carter 133, Vinay Kumar 3-56) beat India 'A' 224 in 48.4/50 ov (Yuvraj Singh 40, ML Cummings 4-31) by 55 runs

First One Dayer: Yuvraj Singh, bowlers set up big win for India [IND-WIN:1-0(1/3)]

India 'A' emphatically beat their West Indian counterparts by 77 runs in the first unofficial one-day in Bangalore as skipper Yuvraj Singh slammed his 18th century in List A cricket while Yusuf Pathan hit a fiery 70 not out from 32 balls. Chasing 313 for a victory, the Caribbeans were all out for 235 in 39.1 overs of the rain-shortened 42 overs-a-side match. Vinay Kumar, Yusuf Pathan and Rahul Sharma bagged two wickets each for India.The 31-year-old Yuvraj Singh hit eight fours and seven sixes for his 123 off 89 deliveries and was involved in a 125-run stand off just 55 balls for the fourth wicket with Yusuf Pathan (4x4s, 6x6s). It was his first century in 2013 after 29 innings in any format. Mandeep Singh scored 67 from 78 balls (7x4s, 1x6). India 'A' XI: Yuvraj Singh (Captain), R Uthappa, U Chand, Mandeep Singh, NV Ojha (Wicket Keeper), YK Pathan, R Vinay Kumar, JD Unadkat, S Narwal, KM Jadhav, R Sharma
West Indies 'A' XI: KOA Powell (Captain), ML Cummins, NO Miller, RR Beaton, AD Russell, N Deonarine, KA Edwards, ADS Fletcher, AR Nurse, DC Thomas (Wicket Keeper), NE Bonner
India 'A' 312/4 in 42 overs (Yuvraj 123, Yusuf 70*, Mandeep 67) beat West Indies 'A' 235 (Deonarine 57, Nurse 57, Narwal 2-28) by 77 runs

Pujara, Yuvraj to lead

Selectors put their faith in the oldies

Gautam Gambhir who last played a Test in December, and Virender Sehwag who represented India last in March are in the India 'A' team picked to face the touring West Indies 'A'. India and Vadodara one-drop batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will lead the India 'A' squad in Tests, while left-hand all-rounder Yuvraj Singh will lead the team in the 3 One Dayers and only T20. India A (1st four-day Test): Cheteshwar Pujara (Captain), Jiwanjot Singh, KL Rahul, Manpreet Juneja, Rajat Paliwal, Harshad Khadiwale, Parveez Rasool, Bhargav Bhatt, Ishwar Pandey, Mohammed Shami, Ashok Dinda, Rohit Motwani (Wicket Keeper), Dhawal Kulkarni, Paras Dogra India A (2nd & 3rd Tests): Cheteshwar Pujara (Captain), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Sheldon Jackson, A. Nayar, Paras Dogra, Uday Kaul (Wicket Keeper), P. Rasool, B. Bhatt, D. Kulkarni, Zaheer Khan, Ishwar Pandey, M. Shami, M. Kaif India A (3 One Dayers & only T20): Yuvraj Singh (Captain), U. Chand, Robin Uthappa, B. Aparajith, Kedar Jadhav, Naman Ojha (Wicket Keeper), Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Jaydev Unadkat, Praveen Kumar, Sumit Narwal, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mandeep Singh, Rahul Sharma

West Indies in India 2013

November 2013

BCCI facilitates Tendulkar`s 200th Test at home

The BCCI on Sunday approved the West Indies visit between the Australia ODI series in October and India's tour of South Africa in December-January. The West Indies will play two Tests and five One Day International matches during their short visit in November 2013. The Indian team's tour of New Zealand for two Tests and five ODIs in January/February 2014 and the Indian team's tour of England for five Tests/five ODIs/one T20 International, from July to September 2014, were also approved by the BCCI.
India vs West Indies Cricket Series 2013


India A in West Indies unofficial Test Series, 2012

3 test series

West Indies A thrash India A by 10 wickets to win series [IND-WIN:1-2(3/3)]

West Indies 'A' fast bowler Kevin McCLean grabbed a five-for to guide the hosts to a series clinching 10-wicket victory over India 'A' in the third and final unofficial 'Test' match. The hosts chased down the target of 97 in just 17.5 overs without losing a wicket.
3rd unofficial Test, Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia: West Indies A 336 & 97 for no loss (Kieran Powell 56 not out, Kraigg Brathwaite 39 not out) beat India A 220 & 202/9 (M Tiwary 62, W Saha 52, K McLean 5/57, D Johnson 3/54) by 10 wickets

West Indies A thrash India A by 125 runs to level series [IND-WIN:1-1(2/3)]

Left-arm seamer Delorn Johnson and skipper Veeraswamy Permaul wreaked havoc as they helped West Indies A thrash India A by 125 runs to level the 3-match 'Test' series 1-1. Chasing a target of 220, India A were bundled out for a paltry 94 as Johnson (6/34) and Permaul (4/22) shared the spoils. For the Caribbeans, Jonathan Carter (74) and Donovan Pagon (67) were the only batsmen to make noteworthy contributions in an ordinary batting performance which saw them posting 204 in 71.3 overs.
2nd unofficial Test, Arnos Vale Ground, Kingstown, St Vincent: West Indies A 217 (Brathwaite 66, Ahmed 4-48) and 204 (Carter 74, Pagon 67, Darekar 6-67) beat India A 202 (Pujara 67, Permaul 5-58) and 94 (Johnson 6-34, Permaul 4-22) by 125 runs

Pujara Leads India 'A' to Victory in first Unofficial Test [IND-WIN:1-0(1/3)]

24-year-old right-hander Cheteshwar Pujara took a giant stride towards Test breakthrough as he led India 'A' to a thrilling two-wicket win with an unbeaten 96-run knock from 222 deliveries on the fourth and final day of the first unofficial cricket Test against the West Indies 'A' in Barbados. Skipper Pujara, who has struck a 50 in the first innings, added 73 runs with number 10 batsman Shami Ahmed (27) to steer the Indians home after a spectacular collapse had severely jeopardised the team's chances. The second and third match of series will be played at Kingstown and Gros Islet respectively.
1st unofficial Test, Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados: India A 277 (Rohit Sharma 94, JL Carter 5-63) and 188/8 (Pujara 96*, JO Holder 5-55) beat West Indies A 252 (DC Thomas 57) and 210 (LMP Simmons 53, Rohit Sharma 4-41) by 2 wickets

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.