Windies restrict India to 229/7
KINGSTON, Jamaica – India, sent in to bat, posted 229 for seven from their allocation of 50 overs against West Indies in the second One-day International of the Celkon Mobile Cup Series on Sunday at Sabina Park.
INDIA 229 for seven off 50 overs (Rohit Sharma 60, Suresh Raina 44, Mahendra Singh Dhoni 27, Dinesh Karthik 23; Darren Sammy 2-41, Kemar Roach 2-41, Tino Best 2-52) vs WEST INDIES
West Indies will be without their regular captain Dwayne Bravo and fast bowler Ravi Rampaul when they face against India in the second match of the Celkon Mobile Cup Series on Sunday at Sabina Park.
The pair sustained injuries on Friday during the first match of the Series, when the Windies beat Sri Lanka by six wickets at the same venue.
Bravo and Rampaul had scans on Saturday evening which revealed the full extent of the injuries.
Bravo has a slight groin strain. He is expected to be fit for the second leg of the Series next week in Trinidad.
Rampaul suffered a sprained left ankle while bowling and is expected to be out of action for three weeks. He will return to Trinidad to continue his rehabilitation.
In Bravo's absence, Kieron Pollard will lead the West Indies for the first time in an international match.
Left-handed batsman Devon Smith and fast bowler Tino Best will replace the injured pair.
India are playing the same 11 that beat England in the Final of the ICC Champions Trophy last Sunday at the Oval.
WEST INDIES: Kieron Pollard (captain), Chris Gayle, Johnson Charles, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Devon Smith, Denesh Ramdin (wicketkeeper), Darren Sammy, Sunil Narine, Kemar Roach, Tino Best
INDIA: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav
UMPIRES: Ian Gould (England), Peter Nero (West Indies)
TV UMPIRE: Joel Wilson (West Indies)
MATCH REFEREE: Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)
RESERVE UMPIRE: Nigel Duguid (West Indies)