Windies Mens Team

Windies fired up for "massive" Game 4

Indore, India — West Indies will look to make it two wins in a row when they meet India in the fourth One-Day International at the Holkar Stadium on Thursday. A victory for the Windies would see them draw level 2-2 in the five-match series.

Speaking on Wednesday, captain Darren Sammy said the 16-run victory over India at the Sardar Patel Gujarat in Ahmedabad on Monday night, provided a much needed boost for his young team.

First ball in Thursday’s day-night match is 2.30 pm (5 am Eastern Caribbean Time/4 am Jamaica Time).

Bravo to miss 4th ODI on Thursday

Indore, India -- West Indies will be without In-form batsman Darren Bravo who has been ruled out of Thursday’s penultimate One-Day International against India with a hamstring problem.

Captain Darren Sammy announced on Wednesday that the stylish left-hander Bravo, who retired hurt when on 26 during the third ODI in Ahmedabad on Monday, has not recovered in time. The West Indies won that match by 16 runs to stay alive in the series 2-1.

Irfan Pathan joins India squad

Indore, India — All-rounder Irfan Pathan has been drafted into the India squad for their two remaining One-Day Internationals against West Indies in place of pacer Umesh Yadav, who will leave for Australia early to get acclimatised for an upcoming tour.

Yadav will be among seven Indian cricketers leaving on Thursday for Australia for the four-Test series, starting at the MCG in Melbourne on December 26.

Rampaul stars with 4; Windies win by 16

Ahmedabad, India — Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul took a superb four-wicket haul as West Indies ended India's 11-game winning streak at home with a 16-run victory in the third One-Day International on Monday to keep the series alive.

The rampaging Rampaul took 4-57 to help bowl out India for 244 in 46.5 overs in reply to West Indies’ total of 260-5 at Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium. It was the hosts' first ODI loss at home since going down to South Africa in the group stage of the World Cup in March.

Sammy, Russell lift WI to 260-5

Ahmedabad, India — West Indies captain Darren Sammy and allrounder Andre Russell put together a 79-run unbroken stand Monday that propelled the score against India to 260-5 in the third One-Day International.

Sammy clobbered 41 off 17 balls with five fours and two massive back-to-back sixes off Abhimanyu Mithun at the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium. Russell smashed 40 off 18 with four fours and two sixes as the Windies scored a whopping 79 from just 34 balls in the final overs.


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