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Johnson, Holder rock India with pace

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies A came alive in a spectacular last hour to gain the upper hand over India A at the close of the third day of the first four-day ‘Test’ match on Monday.

Fast bowlers Jason Holder and Delorn Johnson bowled with pace and extracted sideways movement as they ripped out three wickets in the final session to set-up up an enthralling final day on Tuesday.

Sizzling Simmons hits 53 before lunch

Bridgetown, Barbados – Lendl Simmons hit a stroke-filled half-century as West Indies A team reached 93 for two in the second innings of the first Digicel four-day ‘Test’ against India A in the morning session on Monday.

The right-hander, making a comeback to first-class cricket, made 53 with five fours and two sixes off just 66 balls as the home side went to lunch on the third day with an overall lead of 68 on second innings. He dominated an opening stand of 68 with the patient Kraigg Brathwaite, as the West Indies added 90 runs in the morning session.

Five-star Carter bowls out India A

Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – A superb spell from medium-pacer Jonathan Carter overshadowed a brilliant innings of 94 by Rohit Sharma as India A grabbed a narrow first innings lead over West Indies A at Kensington Oval on Sunday.

Permaul, Thomas bat Windies out a hole

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Captain Veerasammy Permaul and wicket-keeper Devon Thomas both struck cavalier half-centuries as they combined to pull West Indies A out of dire straits with a superb eighth-wicket stand on the opening day of the first Digicel four-day match against India A on Saturday.

 

Fearless Permaul topscores for Windies A

Bridgetown, Barbados – West Indies A team captain Veersammy Permaul said he was fearless when he went to the crease on Saturday and backed himself to do the job against India A at Kensington Oval. The small, slim right-hander made a career-best 66 as the home side posted 252 all out on the opening day of the first Digicel four-day match.

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