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Evin Lewis powers Windies to a dominating win over India

Evin Lewis (125*) single-handedly decimated the Indian bowling attack to guide the hosts to a convincing 9-wicket victory over India in the one-off T20 in Jamaica. Earlier, the Indian innings was pulled back by some excellent death bowling by the Windies spearheaded by Jerome Taylor (2/31).
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reportcricketa year ago

Rain and 'technical delay' end India’s hopes of a victory as West Indies win series

India’s hopes of levelling the series ended on a damp note after rain played spoilsport in the 2nd T20I at Florida on Sunday. Having won the 1st T20 by 1 run, West Indies won the series 1-0 as a 'technical delay' and the rain meant that the minimum number of overs required for D/L were not bowled.
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reportcricketa year ago

KL Rahul's century goes in vain as Dwayne Bravo defends 8 runs in last over

After being asked to chase a mammoth total of 245, thanks to a brilliant century by Evin Lewis, by West Indies, India fell short by 1 run in the 1st T20I at Florida on Saturday. KL Rahul's valiant knock of 110 runs went in vain as the men in blue failed to score 8 runs off the last over from Bravo.
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reportcricketa year ago

West Indies vs India 1st T20 Preview | MS Dhoni and co seek revenge against World T20 champs

After a one-sided Test series, India and West Indies will clash against each other in the two-match T20 series at Florida in the USA with the first match taking place on Saturday. MS Dhoni and team will be looking to exact revenge on West Indies for the semi-final defeat in the 2016 World T20.
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reportcricketa year ago

Pakistan pip India to No.1 spot as rain washes out final Ind-WI Test

Despite a bright shiny day, poor drainage at the Queen's Park Oval cost India a shot at going for a win in the final Test of the India-West Indies series. The visitors ended with a 2-0 series win, but that is not enough as Pakistan have taken over the No.1 Test spot while India remain second.
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reportcricketa year ago

Another day, same story; rain washes out fourth day of India-West Indies test

For the third straight day, the Test match between India and West Indies at the Queens Park Oval in Port of Spain ended without a ball being bowled. With just one day remaining in the Test, India’s hopes of retaining the no.1 spot in Test rankings is all but over.
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reportcricketa year ago

Third day of Ind-WI match washed out as well

India's bid for the top spot in Test rankings ran aground after the final Test in the West Indies series was called off for a second straight day. With rain expected to play havoc on the next two days, Pakistan have all but sealed the No.1 spot while India will remain No. 2 with a 2-0 series win.
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reportcricketa year ago

Big blow to India's hope to retain No.1 rank as day 2 is called off

India were in need of a win in the 4th Test against West Indies in order to retain their new-found World No.1 ranking in Test cricket. However, their hope of earning a positive result from this match has received a huge blow after day 2 was called off without a ball being bowled.
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reportcricketa year ago

India wrap West Indies for 108 to win third Test

After Bhuvneshwar Kumar's fiery spell had set up the platform on Day 4, Ajinkya Rahane steered India past the 200-run mark today to help set a target of 346. But India wrapped the Windies up at just 108 to win the third test and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match Test series.
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reportcricketa year ago

Bhuvneshwar-fifer sets stage for India win on day 4

Bhuvneshwar Kumar had one of those days - he ran through the Windies line-up today in double time to end their challenge at 225. Later, after losing early wickets, Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma steadied the ship for India with some sensible batting to end with a 285-run lead at the close of day 4.
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