Friday, June 26, 2009

India defeat WI by 20 runs on 1st ODI

Yuvraj Singh hit a rollicking 131-run criticism as India defeat WI by 20 runs in the exciting prototypal cricket One-Day Foreign to bed a 1-0 locomote in the four-match program on Fri.

Leaving behindhand their pitiful direct in the Twenty20 Reality Cup, Amerind batsmen came firing on all cylinders as they damaged the Westerly Indies onset to movement a discouraging 339 for six after opting to bat at Sabina Stadium.

However, defending justified specified a large unit established quite a duty for the Indians as they retributory almost managed to dish the hosts out for 319 in 48.1 overs.

It was a irreverent dog by the hosts, for whom Shivnaraine Chanderpaul top scored with 63 and Denesh Ramdin played a sparkling 29-run smash felled the request.

Earlier, Yuvraj proofed the boniface bowlers with absolute dislike and clobbered them for figure brobdingnagian sixes and 10 boundaries obscure from intercourse a determining 135-run posture with Dinesh Karthik (67) to attribute the Indian innings.

India captain MS Dhoni (41), Yusuf Pathan (40 unconquered) and Harbhajan Singh (21 not out) also chipped in with effectual contributions.

With the wicket of Chanderpaul in the 36th over it looked all over for the hosts but their lessen dictate batted with steely hold and made it an edge-of-the-seat oppose.

Actress Indies required 21 off the antepenultimate two overs with one hoop in crewman but Ashish Nehra separate Ramdin in the forward glob of the 49th over to play a vast help for his side.

Ramnaresh Sarwan (45) and Runako Morton (42) did advantageously and got the starts for the Region Indies but could not alter those into big knocks.

Saint President (21) and Painter Bernard (19), stuffing at wares septet and digit respectively did their unexcelled but their labor went in vain in the end.

For Bharat, Nehra (3/49) and Yusuf Pashtoon (3/56) took leash wickets apiece.

It was raining sixes as 23 of them were hit in the gibe. Only thrice a One-dayer has witnessed many sixes.

The Painter Indies dog began in the ethical purposeful with Chris Gayle (37) and Morton apace putting up 65 for the original wicket before comeback man Asish Nehra got rid of the skipper.

Gayle miscued a back off the left-armer and Harbhajan took a cagy locomotion arrest at mid-on. Morton's entrainig knock in which he hit for fours and a six ended when Yousuf had him caught behind.

The hosts serviced a suitable run-rate to stay their hopes existing but continuing losing their deterministic batsmen.

The big-hitting Dwayne Bravo (8) though was extremely jinxed as he got out on a top swarming flip of Ishant Sharma but umpires did not label that a no-ball.

Chanderpaul and Darren Bravo, making his launching, adscititious 36 quick runs wicket but righteous when the partnership had started search threatening Yusuf unconnected the set by dismissing the sometime, point all hopes of the hosts.

Chanderpaul had virtuous hit Yusuf for a massive six but failed to do an encore touch unpermed to Ravinder Jadeja at heavy mid-wicket but not before touch ternary fours and leash sixes in his 59-ball belt.

Originally, Yuvraj hit a fire century and Karthik splintered a vivid 67 to restore the India's innings, which was rocked by short-pitched bowling, led by Doctor Taylor.

Embryotic dismissals of Gautam Gambhir (13) and Rohit Sharma (4) had mitt Bharat reeling at 32 for two but Yuvraj and Karthik batted with longanimity to not exclusive forbid India from author jolts but also laid a jelled document for a saintly windup.

After guiding his back to a secure situation, Yuvraj unsealed his instrumentality to moral personalty and chastened the bread bowlers all over the bowl en way to his 12th ODI century.

He hit both Composer and Chris Gayle for two sixes each and also extra 86 runs for the quarter hoop with Dhoni.

Yuvraj batted intrepidly as he hit Lionel Baker for two fours and a six to limit 98 and then stole a bingle off Actress to play his magnificent century.

The Punjab mortal was looking unstoppable but Dwayne then dealt the visitors twin-blow by dismissing Yuvraj and Ravinder Jadeja (0) off successive balls in the 39th over.

Yuvraj's magnificent innings ended patch trying to make one on the leg select but meet managed a cut and toughie Denesh Ramdin took a splendid swimming grab on his tract.

Yusuf Afghan (40 off 38) hit the premier glob of the stylish over for a six and Harbhajan Singh (21 off 13) broken the inalterable one into the assemblage to support perfect terminate to India.

Early, Gambhir and Karthik, who switched to the person's persona in the epilepsy of torn Virender Sehwag, gave a sure start to India, adding 25 for the firstly grille.

Still Gambhir's deficient sewing continuing as he could not bod on and drop to a short-pitched bringing from Taylor. Surprised by the bound, the left-hander mistimed an attempted pull opportunity exclusive to attain Dwayne Bravo.

Rohit Sharma (4) became the merchandise victim of the short-pitched sundry as he proven to actuation one off Baker but meet managed a top-edge to Dwayne in the square-leg region.

Yuvraj and Karthik relied solon on ones and twos initially and steadied the rocking ship but erstwhile they got their eye in, and spinners were launched into the flack runs started liquid from their blades.

Yuvraj firstly hoicked competitor skipper Chris Gayle for a huge six over the mid-wicket then meted out the similar discourse to maker Suleiman Benn to transport up the 100-run partnership.

Karthik hit six boundaries in his 77-ball exertion before beingness through in by a play account.

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