Mon, 11/14/2011 - 05:33

KOLKATA, India, Nov 14, IANS/CMC – Maestro Rahul Dravid’s 36th Test century put India in early control of the second Test here Monday, as West Indies’ bowlers struggled to contain the hosts’ batting juggernaut.

The right-hander hit a classic 119 as India, opting to bat first at Eden Gardens, finished the day on 346 for five.

While Dravid flourished, legendary teammate Sachin Tendular failed in his...

Mon, 11/14/2011 - 05:22

Dhaka, Bangladesh – West Indies made a sensational start to the International Cricket Council’s Women’s World Cup 2013 qualifiers with a whopping 213-run victory over Ireland on Monday.

Led by a record opening stand of 204 in 37.3 overs between Stafanie Taylor and Juliana Nero, Windies amassed 276-4 off their 50 overs at the Krira Shikkha Protisthan...

Mon, 11/14/2011 - 04:30

Kolkata, India, CMC – Scoreboard on the opening day of the second Test between India and West Indies at Eden Gardens on Monday:
INDIA 1st innings
G Gambhir c Barath b F Edwards 65
V Sehwag c Barath b Sammy 38
R Dravid b Brathwaite 119
S Tendulkar c Samuels b Bishoo 38
VVS Laxman not out 73
I Sharma c wk Baugh b Roach 0
Extras (lb5, w2, nb6) 13
TOTAL (5 wickets, 87.3 overs)...

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 19:13

KOLKATA, INDIA – TOSS – As the curtain rises on the 2nd Test match between hosts India and the West Indies; India won the toss and elected to bat first this morning at Eden Gardens.

The West Indies suffered an early setback as pacer Ravi Rampaul was forced out of...

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 14:34

Kolkata, India — West Indies batsmen have been urged to be positive but not reckless when they face India in the second Test match at Eden Gardens which bowls off on Monday.

The batsmen have been told “not to go into a shell” while the bowlers have been asked to “maintain the good work and strive for better” as they look for that all important “tick...