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India vs West Indies - Jamaica Test Match

June 30- July 4 2006
Jamaica Cricket Ground
Toss: India won the toss and decided to bat
Umpires: B G Jerling, R E Koertzen
Result: India beat West Indies by 49 runs

Jamaica Test Start

India, West Indies to battle for a win in Final Test

India are once again in a quandary over team combination as they approach the fourth and final cricket Test beginning at Kingston, Jamaica, on Friday with the ambition of clinching their first series win in the Caribbean in 35 years.
The curator of the Sabina Park has dished out a pitch that will be to the faster bowlers' liking but it is still no guarantee that the match will throw up a winner and break the series deadlock. But both India and West Indies enter the fray with the conviction that they have the will or the firepower to undo the stalemate after the first three Tests ended in a draw. The only ones to have gained in the past one month are the batsmen and runs have been piled by tons.
Five of India's top six now have a century apiece under their belts. For West Indies, three of the top six have done similarly though the likes of Chris Gayle, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Marlon Samuels have not missed the honour by much. Ironically, India's dilemma is not because the team is overflowing with talents. It is because they have a hazy outlook. The fear of losing is bigger than the joy of winning. West Indies Team (from): Brian Lara (Captain), Chris Gayle, Daren Ganga, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Dwayne Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Runako Morton, Denesh Ramdin, Jerome Taylor, Corey Collymore, Ian Bradshaw, Pedro Collins.
India Team (from): Rahul Dravid (Captain), Virender Sehwag, Wasim Jaffer, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Dhoni, Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Anil Kumble, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, Munaf Patel, Dinesh Karthik, VRV Singh, Ramesh Powar.

Jamaica Test First Day

Jerome Taylor destroys India

A brilliant five-wicket haul from Jerome Taylor has helped the West Indies bundle India out for just 200 on the first day of the fourth Test in Jamaica.
Taylor decimated the Indian batsman in scenes reminiscent of the West Indian glory days, his lightning-fast pace seeing him finish the innings 5-50. Only a typically gutsy effort from Rahul Dravid, and a supporting knock from Anil Kumble, saved the tourists from further embarrassment after they had slumped to 6-91. The Indian skipper smashed 10 fours on his way to 81, while Kumble hit seven boundaries during a valuable 45-run knock.

Jamaica Test Second Day

Rahul Dravid fifty puts India in charge

India ended day two of the final Test on 128-6, giving them an overall lead of 225, after they bowled West Indies for just 103 at Jamaica's Sabina Park.
Captain Rahul Dravid was unbeaten on 62 but scoring again proved difficult on a pitch offering inconsistent bounce as seamer Jerome Taylor took 3-28. Earlier, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh took 5-13 in just 27 balls to help skittle the Windies in 33.3 overs.
Even still, India know that with the Windies needing to make the most runs ever to win at Sabina Park, they are in with a great chance of clinching their first series win in the Caribbean since 1971.

Jamaica Test Third Day

Anil Kumble bowls India to historic victory

Anil Kumble bowled India to their first series win in the Caribbean for 35 years on Sunday and their first outside the sub-continent for 20 years.
The leg-spinner's performance lifted his side to a 49-run victory over West Indies and a 1-0 series win in the fourth and final test in Kingston. The first three tests at the Antigua Recreation Ground, the Beausejour Cricket Ground, and Warner Park had ended in draws. West Indies, set 269 to win, had staggered to 144 for seven before wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin's unbeaten half-century lifted them to 219 all out. Kumble finished with six for 78, claiming the last five wickets after tea as he bamboozled the lower-order batsmen with cunning, varied bowling.

Jamaica Test First Day

Scores

India won the toss and decided to bat
200 all out (87.4 overs)
171 all out (65.1 overs)
103 all out (33.3 overs)
219 all out (69.4 overs)

India 1st Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
W Jaffer
 
b J E Taylor
1
14 0 0
V Sehwag c R R Sarwan b P T Collins
0
2 0 0
V V S Laxman c sub b D J Bravo
18
96 2 0
R Dravid c D Ramdin b C D Collymore
81
215 10 0
Yuvraj Singh lbw b J E Taylor
19
34 3 0
M Kaif c B C Lara b J E Taylor
13
25 2 0
M S Dhoni c D J Bravo b C D Collymore
3
4 0 0
A Kumble
 
b D J Bravo
45
101 7 0
Harbhajan Singh not out
 
9
24 0 0
S Sreesanth
 
b J E Taylor
0
7 0 0
M M Patel c D Ramdin b J E Taylor
0
6 0 0
Extras
 
2nb 5w 2b 2lb 11
 
Total
 
all out 200
 

Bowler
O
M
R
W
P T Collins 19.0 7 34 1
J E Taylor 18.4 4 50 5
D J Bravo 24.0 3 68 2
C D Collymore 19.0 11 17 2
S Chanderpaul 5.0 0 17 0
C H Gayle 2.0 0 10 0
Fall of wicket
 
1 V Sehwag
3 W Jaffer
34 V V S Laxman
58 Yuvraj Singh
78 M Kaif
91 M S Dhoni
184 A Kumble
197 R Dravid
200 S Sreesanth
200 M M Patel

West Indies 1st Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
C H Gayle
 
b S Sreesanth
0
4 0 0
D Ganga lbw b Harbhajan Singh
40
63 5 0
B C Lara c W Jaffer b S Sreesanth
26
40 6 0
M N Samuels st M S Dhoni b A Kumble
2
20 0 0
S Chanderpaul c M S Dhoni b M M Patel
10
20 2 0
D J Bravo c Yuvraj Singh b Harbhajan Singh
0
7 0 0
R R Sarwan c M Kaif b Harbhajan Singh
7
10 1 0
D Ramdin c Yuvraj Singh b Harbhajan Singh
10
14 2 0
J E Taylor run out
 
6
17 1 0
P T Collins c V Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh
0
6 0 0
C D Collymore not out
 
0
1 0 0
Extras
 
1nb 1w 2
 
Total
 
all out 103
 

Bowler
O
M
R
W
S Sreesanth 9.0 3 34 2
M M Patel 12.0 5 24 1
A Kumble 8.0 3 32 1
Harbhajan Singh 4.3 0 13 5
Fall of wicket
 
0 C H Gayle
42 B C Lara
53 M N Samuels
72 S Chanderpaul
80 D Ganga
81 D J Bravo
88 R R Sarwan
99 D Ramdin
103 J E Taylor
103 P T Collins

India 2nd Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
W Jaffer c sub b J E Taylor
1
9 0 0
V Sehwag lbw b J E Taylor
4
6 1 0
V V S Laxman c B C Lara b C D Collymore
16
59 2 0
R Dravid
 
b C D Collymore
68
166 12 0
Yuvraj Singh c B C Lara b C D Collymore
13
20 1 0
M Kaif
 
b P T Collins
6
15 1 0
M S Dhoni
 
b J E Taylor
19
39 4 0
A Kumble c D J Bravo b C D Collymore
10
44 1 0
Harbhajan Singh c B C Lara b C D Collymore
9
19 2 0
S Sreesanth c B C Lara b J E Taylor
16
14 1 1
M M Patel not out
 
0
1 0 0
Extras
 
1nb 1w 4b 3lb 9
 
Total
 
all out 171
 

Bowler
O
M
R
W
P T Collins 22.0 8 61 1
J E Taylor 15.0 4 45 4
C D Collymore 24.1 9 48 5
D J Bravo 4.0 1 10 0
Fall of wicket
 
1 W Jaffer
6 V Sehwag
49 V V S Laxman
63 Yuvraj Singh
76 M Kaif
122 M S Dhoni
141 A Kumble
154 R Dravid
171 S Sreesanth
171 Harbhajan Singh

West Indies 2nd Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
C H Gayle c V V S Laxman b S Sreesanth
0
2 0 0
D Ganga
 
b S Sreesanth
16
39 2 0
B C Lara lbw b M M Patel
11
25 1 0
R R Sarwan c R Dravid b S Sreesanth
51
97 7 0
S Chanderpaul lbw b A Kumble
13
56 1 0
D J Bravo
 
b A Kumble
33
45 6 0
M N Samuels lbw b A Kumble
5
27 0 0
D Ramdin not out
 
62
85 8 1
J E Taylor lbw b A Kumble
20
24 4 0
P T Collins lbw b A Kumble
3
19 0 0
C D Collymore c M S Dhoni b A Kumble
0
2 0 0
Extras
 
3nb 2lb 5
 
Total
 
all out 219
 

Bowler
O
M
R
W
S Sreesanth 15.0 2 38 3
M M Patel 12.0 2 26 1
Harbhajan Singh 16.0 3 65 0
A Kumble 22.4 3 78 6
V Sehwag 4.0 0 10 0
Fall of wicket
 
0 C H Gayle
27 D Ganga
29 B C Lara
56 S Chanderpaul
126 R R Sarwan
128 D J Bravo
144 M N Samuels
180 J E Taylor
219 P T Collins
219 C D Collymore


Indian Team for Jamaica Test

W Jaffer, V Sehwag, V V S Laxman, R Dravid, Yuvraj Singh, M Kaif, M S Dhoni, A Kumble, Harbhajan Singh, S Sreesanth, M M Patel

West Indies Team for Jamaica Test

C H Gayle, D Ganga, R R Sarwan, B C Lara, S Chanderpaul, D J Bravo, M N Samuels, D Ramdin, P T Collins, C D Collymore, J E Taylor

The Venue

Jamaica

Sabina Park, the home of the Kingston Cricket Club, is situated in the driest part of Kingston and for many years the pitch was one of the hardest and fastest in the Caribbean. But in recent years the surface slowed, despite attempts to restore life by relaying it on more than one occasion.
The ground is set among a mix of offices, and houses. The George Headley stand which dominates the south end, and the ground, holds 8,000. Going eastwards, you meet the "grounds" section. Uncovered and populated by the "true cricket fans", as opposed to those who can afford the stands, this is the equivalent of Bay 13, or the Rude Boy stand in Antigua. Hisses and boos of disapproval are likely to begin here, and any non- performing player will feel the wrath of their tongue. Definitely a lively place, copious consumption of the local beer, Red Stripe, adds a lively and friendly atmosphere (the concept of drunk and disorderly does not appear at matches). This is where the vendors of cooked food and other delights are most likely to be found plying their trade.

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.