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India reply strong to WI's 590

Mumbai, India, CMC – India batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar hit an unbeaten half-century to remain on course for a 100th International century as batsmen again enjoyed the pitch at the Wankhede Stadium on the third day of the third and final Test against West Indies on Thursday.

Responding to West Indies’ mammoth first innings total of 590, India closed on 281-3 with the 38-year-old Tendulkar on 67 not out and strongly favoured to record his 52nd century in his 184th Test. He has 48 hundreds in 453 One-Day Internationals.

Haynes pleased with WI batsmen

Mumbai, India — Desmond Haynes sat on the West Indies balcony on the first two days of the third Test match against India admiring the batting of the top order. The team’s Batting Consultant, who played 116 Test matches and is rated as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, said he was “extremely pleased” with the batting display.

Daley ready for semi-final clash

Dhaka, Bangladesh – West Indies allrounder Shanel Daley is ready for Thursday’s big match against Sri Lanka. The hardworking left-hander, who bats at the top of the order and bowls left-arm spin, is “eager and excited” as she and team-mates prepare for their semi-final in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 qualification tournament.

First ball on Thursday at the Khanshaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah is 9 am (11 pm Wednesday Eastern Caribbean Time/10 pm Jamaica Time).

Batting brings smile to Desmond's face

Mumbai, India — Desmond Haynes sat on the West Indies balcony on the first two days of the third Test match against India admiring the batting of the top order. The team’s Batting Consultant, who played 116 Test matches and is rated as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, said he was “extremely pleased” with the batting display.

Bravo fights off flu to hit magical 166

Mumbai, India — Darren Bravo fought off a bout of influenza to play a superb innings as the West Indies kept India in the field for the second consecutive day in the third and final Test match on Wednesday.

The left-hander, who started the match feeling a little weak, played a number of memorable strokes in his 166 as the Windies ended the second day 575-9 off 181 overs at the Wankhede Stadium. He faced 184 balls and hit 17 boundaries to record his third Test century in six innings.

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