Press Esc to close
Friday 06 March 2015
News updated at 9:25 PM IST
Weather
Max: 31.7°C
Min : 16.9°C
In Bengaluru
clear sky

Charles stars in Windies narrow win over India

Kingston (Jamaica), July 1, 2013 (IANS):
West Indies' Tino Best celebrates after his batting partner Kemar Roach, unseen, scored the wining run off India's bowler Umesh Yadav during their Tri-Nation Series cricket match in Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, June 30, 2013. The West Indies won by 1 wicket with 14 balls remaining. AP photo

Johnson Charles scored 97 off 100 balls helping the West Indies to a one-wicket over India in the second Tri-Nation One-Day International (ODI) series at Sabina Park here Sunday.

Charles smashed four sixes and eight fours as the West Indies overhauled India's 229 for seven by scoring 230 for nine in 47.4 overs.

Darren Bravo too played a crucial innings of 55 runs, forging a 115-run stand with Charles for the fourth wicket after the Windies had lost three early wickets.

But in the end it was birthday boy Kemar Roach, who scored a match winning 14 off 32 balls to steer the Windies home.

The West Indies, though, didn't have the best of starts with Chris Gayle (11) failing to make an impact in front of his home crowd while Devon Smith (0) and Marlon Samuels (1) too being dismissed cheaply.

Kieron Pollard (4) and Dinesh Ramdin (4) got out in quick succession giving India a sniff of a chance.

The hosts kept shooting themselves in the foot with some dismal shot selection, however, Roach and Tino Best held on to give the West Indies their second successive win.

Earlier, India put into bat, lost Shikar Dhawan (11) cheaply. Rohit Sharma (60) played a gritty knock and held one end up, however India kept losing wickers at regular intervals.

Virat Kohli (11) and Dinesh Karthik (23) failed to make an impression while Mahendra Singh Dhoni (27) injured himself, ruining any chances of a late flourish.

Suresh Raina (44), though, gave a good account of himself but was dismissed at a key juncture of the innings.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway...

Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway...

Students looking Aero models at 2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air...

Students looking Aero models at 2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air...

Fishermen from India stand behind bars in a cell, after being detained in Pakistani waters...

Fishermen from India stand behind bars in a cell, after being detained in Pakistani waters...

New CC TV camera polls installing in MG Road, Bengaluru...

New CC TV camera polls installing in MG Road, Bengaluru...

2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air Show organised by Rotary Club...

2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air Show organised by Rotary Club...

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith...

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith...

Ola Head of Operations (Mangaluru) Sadhanandhan N with Ola Sedan category car during the launch...

Ola Head of Operations (Mangaluru) Sadhanandhan N with Ola Sedan category car during the launch...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrate Holi festival in Amritsar, Punjab on Friday...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrate Holi festival in Amritsar, Punjab on Friday...

Indian Hindu women from Nandgaon village beat the shield of a man from Barsana during Lathmar...

Indian Hindu women from Nandgaon village beat the shield of a man from Barsana during Lathmar...

Trays filled with colored powder and flower petals lie on a floor to be used by widows...

Trays filled with colored powder and flower petals lie on a floor to be used by widows...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523