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India West Indies Cricket News September 2006
DLF Tri Series 2006 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
FINAL: Australia vs West Indies
WIN vs AUS Finals: Australia crush Windies in final by 127 runs
Sep 24, 2006The Aussies won the toss on a pitch that misbehaved at times and hit 240-6 batting first. The they bowled out West Indies for just 113 and send a chilling warning to their rivals ahead of the Champions Trophy next month. The West Indies innings was a hopeless affair, best summed up by Runako Morton's 32-ball duck. Brett Lee took 4 for 24 while his partner Glenn McGrath bowled six overs for just six runs, two of which were extras. West Indies lost six wickets with just 56 runs on board. Ramnaresh Sarwan (36), Dwayne Smith (30) and Shivnarine Chanderpaul (12) were the only batsmen to reach the double figures with extras contributing 19. Chris Gayle, Wavell Hinds, Runako Morton and Ian Bradshaw were back in the pavilion without opening their account. Earlier, Australia opted to bat and scored 240 for six in 50 overs, helped by 52 each from Damien Martyn and Andrew Symonds. Mike Hussey made an unbeaten 30 and Simon Katich scored 25.
Team Australia: S M Katich, S R Watson, R T Ponting, M J Clarke, M E K Hussey, A Symonds, D R Martyn, B J Haddin, B Lee, N W Bracken, G D McGrath
Team West Indies: C H Gayle, S Chanderpaul, R R Sarwan, B C Lara, D J Bravo, D R Smith, W W Hinds, R S Morton, C S Baugh, I D R Bradshaw, J E Taylor
Tri series Final, Kuala Lumpur: Australia 240-6 beat West Indies 113 by 127 runs
DLF Tri Series 2006 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Australia - India - West Indies
IND vs AUS Match 2: Lee puts Aussies into final
Sep 22, 2006Fast bowler Brett Lee proved too hot for India as Australia reached the final of the tri-series in Kuala Lumpur with an 18-run victory. Lee took 5-38 as India were bowled out for 195 after being set a victory target of 214.
Dinesh Mongia made a battling 63 not out but ran out of partners when Lee bowled Munaf Patel in the 44th over.
Tri series, Kuala Lumpur: Australia 213 (48.1 overs) beat India 195 (43.5 overs) by 18 runs
Australia and India want final birth
Sep 22, 2006Australia and India face-off in a crunch DLF Cup one-day match today, conscious that whoever loses will take the failure into the Champions Trophy next month.
Aside from the psychological boost a win would give, plenty more is at stake for world No.1 Australia. The last time they missed the final of a triangular tournament was the VB Series in 2001-02, which led to Steve Waugh being replaced as one-day captain by Ricky Ponting. The Aussies currently lie second in the DLF Cup table with seven points, one in front of India, a ledger that means a tie or wash-out in Friday's "semi-final" would be enough for them to make the final against the West Indies on Sunday. Australia will field a strong line up after experimenting in this tournament.
Glenn McGrath will spearhead a dangerous bowling attack with Brett Lee, while Matthew Hayden and Simon Katich should open the innings. With Ponting, Damien Martyn, Michael Hussey and Andrew Symonds in the side India's bowlers will have their work cut out. But if Indian captain Rahul Dravid has been encouraged by anything in Malaysia it has been his bowling attack, with Munaf Patel, Ajit Agarkar and spinner Harbhajan Singh coming into their own. Their batting has been less of a hit, with Sachin Tendulkar the only player to show consistent form. Australia Team: R Ponting, M Hayden, S Katich, D Martyn, A Symonds, M Hussey, B Haddin, B Hogg, B Lee, S Clark, G McGrath.
India Team (from): R Dravid, S Tendulkar, V Sehwag, Y Singh, S Raina, M Dhoni, A Agarkar, H Singh, M Patel, S Sreesanth, RP Singh, M Kaif, D Mongia, I Pathan, R Powar.
WIN vs IND Match 2: India wins by 16 runs after being skittled out for 162
Sep 20, 2006All-rounder Dwayne Smith took 4-31 as the West Indies shot out India for only 162 in the Kuala Lumpur tri-series.
He claimed 4-31 from his 10 overs including captain Rahul Dravid (0), Virender Sehwag (one) and Yuvraj Singh (0). Tendulkar was the mainstay of the Indian innings with 65 runs from 102 balls, before he was run out by Chris Gayle.
West Indies made steady progress at the start of their innings, but soon were all out for 146 in 41 overs. Lara remained not out at 40. Harbhajan Singh was awarded the Man-of-the-Match award for his crucial 37 and 3 for 35. India must win on Friday, while Australia can get through with a tie or a wash-out.
Tri series, Kuala Lumpur: India 162 All out in 39.3 overs beat West Indies 146 All out in 41.0 by 16 runs
Windies upbeat for India re-match today
Sep 20, 2006India will find themselves up against a rejuvenated West Indies side as they seek their first win of the tri-series tournament in Malaysia on Wednesday. And having already qualified for next Sunday's final has given them a major lift ahead of the Champions Trophy in India, where they will have to pre-qualify despite being the defending champions.
Chappell, meanwhile, said he was disappointed about the fact that Indians could not play a full game so far in the series which was important to fathom the level of their preparations. Australia won the opening match over West Indies last Tuesday by 77 runs; West Indies beat India last Thursday by 29 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis Method; and the third match between Australia and India ended in a no-result because of rain.
WIN vs AUS Match 2: Windies through to ODI Tri Nation Series finals
Sep 18, 2006A fine assault by Brian Lara and Chris Gayle on Stuart Clark gave West Indies a three-wicket win over Australia in the tri-nations series in Malaysia.
Chasing 273 to win, West Indies approached the last 10 overs needing a further 32 with seven wickets in hand.
They then collapsed to 255-7 before Dwayne Bravo's driven six off Nathan Bracken eased the tension. Bravo hit the winning run with 16 balls left.
Tri series, Kuala Lumpur: West Indies 273-7 beat Australia 272-6 by three wickets
Aussies take on Windies today
Sep 18, 2006World champions Australia will take on West Indies in the fourth one-dayer of the DLF Cup at Kuala Lumpur.
With Mitchell Johnson, the bowling hero against India, joining Mark Cosgrove and Phil Jaques on a flight home later today, more established faces will come into the fray against West Indies.
Keeping in mind the inclement weather conditions and the high possibility of rain in the evenings, the remaining matches, including Monday's, will start an hour early, at 1330 Malaysia time.
Australia (from): 1 Matthew Hayden, 2 Shane Watson, 3 Damien Martyn, 4 Michael Clarke, 5 Andrew Symonds, 6 Michael Hussey (Captain), 7 Brad Haddin (Wicket Keeper), 8 Brad Hogg, 9 Brett Lee, 10 Stuart Clark, 11 Glenn McGrath.
West Indies (from): 1 Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 2 Chris Gayle, 3 Ramnaresh Sarwan, 4 Brian Lara (Captain), 5 Dwayne Bravo, 6 Wavell Hinds, 7 Dwayne Smith, 8 Carlton Baugh, 9 Ian Bradshaw, 10 Jerome Taylor, 11 Corey Collymore.
IND vs AUS Match 1: Rain saves India
Sep 16, 2006India slumped to 35-5 chasing a revised target of 170 off 29 overs before rain ended an intruiging match against Australia in a Kuala Lumpur.
AN extraordinary burst of four wickets in eight balls announced the talents of Australian quick Mitchell Johnson (4.0-0-11-4) to India and the world..
Shane Watson, who had never opened in 44 previous one-day internationals spread over four years, smashed a brutal 79 (74 balls) as Australia experimented with its next generation of stars in Malaysia.
In the end, Australia and India gained two points each after the no result.
Tri series, Kuala Lumpur: India 35-5 (8 overs) v Australia 244 - No result
Australia wary of Chappell factor
Sep 16, 2006Former Australia captain Greg Chappell faces his countrymen for the first time on Saturday with India desperate for a win in the Kuala Lumpur tri-series.
Chappell's men lost their opening game to the West Indies on Duckworth/Lewis rules and now meet the world champions. India batsman Sachin Tendulkar marked his first full innings after six months out with a shoulder problem by hitting his 40th one-day international century on Thursday.
And Ponting, whose men won their opener against the Caribbean team, is wary of the impact the Mumbai maestro could have on the game. For Australia, paceman Glenn McGrath continues his comeback from an eight-month absence during which he cared for his ill wife. India Team : Rahul Dravid (capt.), Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, M.S. Dhoni (Wicket Keeper), Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Ajit Agarkar, Munaf Patel, R.P. Singh, Sreesanth, Ramesh Powar, Dinesh Mongia.
Australia Team: Ricky Ponting (capt.), Phil Jacques, Simon Katich, Damien Martyn, Michael Clarke, Andrew Symonds, Mike Hussey, Matthew Hayden, Brad Haddin (Wicket Keeper), Shane Watson, Brett Lee, Nathan Bracken, Glenn McGrath, Dan Cullen, Mitchell Johnson, Stuart Clark, Mark Cosgrove, Brad Hogg
IND vs WIN Match 1: Windies win despite Tendulkar's 40th ton
Sep 14, 2006Sachin Tendulkar marked his first full innings after six months out with his 40th one-day century - but rain dashed India's hopes of beating West Indies.
Tendulkar smashed five sixes in his 141 off 148 balls as his side piled up 309-5 in their opening tri-series game. But Ramnaresh Sarwan and Brian Lara built on a good start from Chris Gayle (45) to help the Windies to 141-2 off only 20 overs in Kuala Lumpur. Then came the rain to give them victory by 29 runs under Duckworth/Lewis rules.
Tri series, Kuala Lumpur: West Indies 141-2 (20 overs) bt India 309-5 (50 overs) by 29 runs (D/L)
India seeks revenge against West Indies in tri-series tournament
Sep 14, 2006India, boosted by the return of star batsman Sachin Tendulkar, will be hoping to avenge this summer's 4-1 series drubbing by the West Indies when it opens its limited-overs tri-series campaign Thursday against Brian Lara's team....
WIN vs AUS Match 1: Australia beat West Indies in the opening match
Sep 13, 2006Australian bowlers put on a sizzling display of attacking play to beat West Indies by 78 runs in the opening match of the Tri-Nations Series at the Kinrara Oval
Australia, who won the toss, elected to bat on a blistering hot day and that decision paid off handsomely as they chalked up 279 runs from the 50 limited overs match, with skipper Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke surpassing the half century marks.
Clarke was the leading Aussie scorer with 81 runs while Ponting complemented with 54 runs.
West Indies, who needed 280 runs, made a slow start but soon upped the pace through their middle order batsman. However, towards the tail-end, the West Indies batsmen collapsed, no thanks to the brilliance of Shane Watson's superb bowling.
The Series, played under floodlights for the first time in the history of cricket in Malaysia, was a show stopper among residents in and around Kinrara and Puchong.
Tri series, Kuala Lumpur: Australia 279-9 beat West Indies 201 by 78 runs
McGrath to play tri-series opener
Sep 12, 2006Glenn McGrath will play his first international in more than seven months but mystery surrounds Australia's final lineup a day out from its DLF Cup tri-series opener against the West Indies....
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