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Lunch Day 5: Windies 2 down chasing 281

Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – West Indies made a shaky start in their bid for victory before lunch, after another incisive spell of fast bowling from Fidel Edwards in the Second Digicel Test against India on Saturday.

At the interval, West Indies, chasing 281 for victory, reached 51 for two in their second innings on the final day at Kensington Oval, with opener Adrian Barath not out on 23 and left-handed compatriot Darren Bravo not out on five.

Edwards takes 5-73, WI need 281 to win

Bridgetown, Barbados – India declared their second innings at 269 for six wickets, setting the West Indies 281 for victory on the fifth and final morning of the Second Digicel Test match at Kensington Oval.

The visitors started the day on 229-3 and added 40 runs in an hour and 15 minutes. VVS Laxman topscored with 87 to follow-up his first innings 85. He eventually fell caught at slip by skipper Darren Sammy off Fidel Edwards, who took all three wickets to fall in the session to end with five for 76 from 23 overs.

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Windies still have belief

Bridgetown, Barbados – West Indies will continue to fight to stay in the game as they approach the fifth and final day of the Second Digicel Test match against India at Kensington Oval on Saturday


Both Head Coach Ottis Gibson and skipper Darren Sammy have back the team to earn a positive result. India, who lead the three-match series 1-0, are ahead by 240 runs with seven second innings wickets in hand. They are expected to set the Windies a winning target on what could be an exciting final day.
 

Laxman digs in as India lead by 240

Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – VVS Laxman struck his second half-century of the match and was marching towards his 17 Test century as India continued to grind out a big lead on the fourth day of the Second Digicel Test on Friday.

At the close, the visitors were comfortably placed at 229 for three, a lead of 240 runs with the final day looming on Saturday at Kensington Oval. Laxman was unbeaten on 72 to follow up his first innings 85, and was involved in an unbroken 75-run, fourth wicket stand with Virat Kohli who was undefeated on 26 at the close.

Tea Day 4: India lead by 154

Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – Veteran right-hander Rahul Dravid was grinding his way towards his 60th half-century as India continued to build their second innings lead at tea on the fourth day of the Second Digicel Test against West Indies on Friday.

 

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