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    A Caribbean Revival

    With the help of some editing and updating of players the West Indies are ready to role under their new coach. They will be in for a tough international season with a demanding fixture list.

    India 4 Tests (a)
    India 7 ODIS (a)

    World Cup in South Africa

    New Zealand 4 Tests (h)
    New Zealand 5 ODIS (h)
    India 5 Test (h)
    India 6 ODIS (h)

    The tour to India is first up. A place where Kumble and Singh will be hard to stop. West Indies batting appears strong on appear but it will be the coaches ability to produce a talent with the ball that will determine how competative the West Indies are

    Sqaud of 13 for India !st test

    Gayle
    Smith
    Shiv
    Lara
    Sarwan
    Samuels
    Bravo
    Ramdin
    Powell
    Lawson
    Collymore

    12th man - W. Hinds

    F Edwards

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    A Finger injury to Sarwan has ruled out the VC for the 1st Test.

    In his place comes Wavell Hinds as a straight swap into Number 5.

    West Indies won the toss and batted.

    Stumps Day 1

    Gayle 24
    Smith 19
    Shiv 47
    Lara 96
    Hinds 4
    Samules 41
    Bravo 16
    Ramdin 17 n/o
    Powell 10n/o

    7/281 (98 overs)

    Day comments - A tough days test cricket to start a very tough tour for this young side. A solid start by the openers was rocked when both fell on the hour. Shiv and Brian batted the side to 140/4 before Shiv was out to the impressive Kartik. The Elegent one Marlon Samules made a paitent 41 and played the spinners well in his return to test cricket. Captain Lara looked in ominous form beofr ebeing bowled by the ever hard toiling Kumble just 4 short of a 100. Samulea and Bravo fell late to the new ball but WI held on in the last 10 overs

    Day 2 plan. Bat the first hour. Push up towards 330+. Bowl good lines and stay paitent with Powell and Collymore. Look to rock India early with a spell from Lawson. Braco, Gayle, Samules and Hinds will all be expected to chip in and contribute.

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    Stumps Day 2

    WI

    Gayle 24
    Smith 19
    Shiv 47
    Lara 96
    Hinds 4
    Samules 41
    Bravo 16
    Ramdin 17
    Powell 19
    Lawson 4
    Collymore 0 n/o

    total 10/295

    India 5/308 (82 overs) - Tendulkar 132, Dravis 53, Laxman 50

    Collymore 1/52 (15)
    Lawson 2/71 (19)
    Bravo 1/61 (19)
    Powell 1/58 (15)
    Gayle 0/40 (12)
    Samules 0/13 (2)

    Day 2 Summary - The Wi tail went quickly, as has become the habit over a number of years. Overall the bowlers were a little wayward. Over 300 runs in 80 overs is not the plan we awere looking to execute. Bravo and Collymore were steady and Lawson produced some good deliveries. The wickets of Teldulkar and Laxman in the last hour has kept us in the game.

    Day 3 Plan. Bowl India out for under 400 and wipe out the lead with a maximum of 3 wickets down. A lead of over 200 and we are a chance on a 4th, 5th day wicket


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    Stumps Day 3

    WI 295

    India 7(d)/525 - Tendulkar 132, Dravid 53, Laxman 50, Dharmani + 102 n/o

    Lawson 3/112 (30)
    Collymore 1/94 (26)
    Bravo 1/99 (28)
    Powell 2/100 (26)
    Gayle 0/55 (17)
    Samules 0/35 (4)

    WI

    Smith 43 n/o
    Gayle 1
    Shiv 42 n/o

    1/88

    Day 3 Summary - WI bowled poorly on day 3. India were allowed to escape all the wya past 500 sue to the lack of firepower and ability to sustain pressure from the bowlers. Lawson looked the most threatening but he too looked underdone. After Gayle played a wild shot to be dismissed early Smith and Shiv batted mafullt for 35 overs to keep Wi in the game going into day 4.

    Day 4 plan - Bat all day and build a lead of 150-200. Wont be easy on a wicket starting to take Kumble and Kartiks spin.

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    WI - 295

    India 7(d)/525

    WI

    Smith 43
    Gayle 1
    Shiv 42
    Lara 53
    Hinds 2
    Samules 11
    Bravo 17
    Ramdin 27
    Powell 4
    Lawson 9n/o
    Collymore 12

    total 10/240

    India 0/11

    India won by 10 wickets

    Day 4 Summary - Wi were on the back foot immediately as both Smith and Shiv were caught in close off the turning ball without addition. Hinds also fell looking a man a long way out of form. When lara fell after a falshy 53 WI were all but done despite some lower order resistance from young Ramdin.

    Match summary - Most batsman made starts. Need to be more techniqally sound against the spin. Bowling was wayward and without penetration. Sarwan if fit will come in for hinds and Mcgarell or Banks will be considered in place of one of the 3 quicks or Bravo.

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    Sarwan Failed a late fitness test and Hinds gets a reprieve. Mcgarell comes in for Bravo

    WI Won the Toss

    Stumps Day 1

    Gayle 71
    Smith 70
    Shiv 17
    Lara 66 n/o
    Hinds 29

    4/267

    Day 1 Thoughts - Excellent effort by the WI slightly spoiled by Hinds falling to the last ball of the day. Gayle and Smith put on 100 for Lunch with Gayle at his free flowing best. Shiv would fall before tee but Smith battled on hard for a gutsy long innings which was finished after over 4 hours at the crease. Hinds made a watchful 29 whilst lara also was strangely subdued in a discipline effort by the WI

    Day 2 plan - Miniumum 400

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    Stumps day 3

    WI


    Gayle 71
    Smith 70
    Shiv 17
    Lara 100
    Hinds 29
    Samules 7
    Ramdin 16
    Mcgarell 3
    Powell 3
    Lawson 0
    Collymore 5n.o

    total 10/330

    India 10/504

    Lawson 1/101 (28)
    Collmore 1/96 (27)
    Powell 1/72 (21)
    Mcgarell 4/141 (42)
    Gayle 2/84 (23)

    WI

    Gayle 35 n/o
    Smith 9
    Shiv 17 n/o

    1/66

    Day 2 and 3 Summary - Wi crumbled to be all out 330 with the lower order having little idea against a rampnat kumble and singh. Lara made another brilliant 100 and he is leading by example. Wi with the ball had their chances but put down some offerings and let India off off hook after being 100/3. Mcgarell toiled away well but lost his line late in his spell as his figures blew out. Powell looked dangerous early but fell away. Gayle bowled well. Wi lost Smith early in the second innings and are some in a very similar position going into day 4 as in the 1st test. With Kumble and Singh smelling blood i think only Shiv and Lara stand in the way of another big Indian victory but we will be fighting.

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    WI 330

    India 504

    WI

    Gayle 99
    Smith 9
    Shiv 43
    Lara 54
    Hinds 4
    Samules 0
    Ramdin 0
    Mcgarell 0
    Powell 1
    Lawson 4
    Collmore 2n/o

    total 10/230

    India 0/58

    India won by 10 wickets

    Again a horrible collapse after the top order against layed a strong foundation. Being 266/3 in the 1st innings and 210/3 in the 2nd innings shows WI put them themselves in good positions in this match. Unfortunetly the middle and lower order rmain cluless against the spin and once Gayle was unluckily out for 99 and Lara bowled for 54 Wi crumbled.

    Sarwan will be fit for the 3rs Test. Other players in contention will be Pedro Collins and Fidel Edwards with Bravo also back in the mixer.

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    3rd test

    Edwards For Lawson
    Sarwan for Hinds

    India won the Toss

    IND 5/610 declared - Tendulkar 223, Ganguly 99, Das 117

    Collymore 1/92 (28)
    Edwards 0/115 (24)
    Powell 1/108 (33)
    Mcgarell 1/116 (26)
    Gyle 2/128 (31)
    Samules 0/41 (9)

    WI

    Gayle 5
    Smith 35
    Shiv 14
    Lara 40
    Sarwan 5
    Samules 7
    Ramdin 11
    Mcgarell 42
    Powell 47
    Edwards 0
    Collmore 3n/o

    10/215

    WI follow ON

    Gayle 60
    Smith 53
    Shiv 136
    Lara 22
    Sarwan 55
    Samules 25
    Ramdin 25
    Mcgarell 1
    Powell 12n/o
    Edwards 2
    Collymore 0

    10/405

    India 0/10

    India win by 10 wickets

    amtch comments - toothless effort by the bowlers on a wicket with assistance on the 1st day. Edwards bowled horrible, he has alot to learn. Powell was unlucky and plugged awat hard. Only Smith and Lara made runs amoung the bats in the first innings both batting with some paitence. Lower order partnership of 80 between mcgarell and powell was a highlight. WI made a much better fist in the second innings with shiv scoring a very determined 100 and sarwan, gayle and smith all notching half tons. However by then the match was long gone and with only 1 test to play India have wrapped it up in convincing style.

    Edwards wont be selected for the final test. Bravo is back in the mix as well as Lawson and Collins.

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    4th Test

    India Won the Toss

    India 10/537 - laxman 187

    Collymore 4/77 (23)
    Powell 1/99 (26)
    Mcgarrell 1/150 (44)
    Gayle 2/103 (35)
    Bravo 1/66 (23)
    Samules 1/40 (10)

    WI

    Gayle 33
    Smith 10
    Shiv 92
    Lara 23
    Sarwan 64
    Samules 75
    Bravo 35
    ramdin 26
    Mcgarell 2
    Powell 1 n.o
    Collymore 2

    total 10/374

    India 10/205

    Collymore 0/20 (5)
    Powell 1/23 (6)
    Samules 3/77 (21)
    Mcgarell 6/44 (21)
    Gayle 0/27 (9)

    WI require 370 to win

    Gayle 0
    Smith 57
    Shiv 1
    Lara 0
    Sarwan 2
    Samules 33
    Bravo 12
    Ramdin 11
    Mcgarell 36
    Powell 15
    Collymore 3 n.o

    total 10/172

    India win by 198 runs

    India win the series 4-0

    Match comments - The bowlers toiled hard this match, they bowled better. Colly was excellent in the 1st innings and Mcgarell capitalised on a deteriorating pitch in the second. The batting saw improvmentd from Samuels and various fighting innings from the ever reliable Shiv and the improving Devon Smith.

    Averages


    Lara 395 @ 49
    Shiv 371 runs @ 46
    Gayle 293 runs @ 37
    Smith 295 runs @ 37
    Sarwan 128 @ 32
    Samules 197 @ 25
    Bravo 80 @ 20
    Ramdin 132 @ 17

    Bowling

    Mcgarell 12 wickets @ 37
    Samules 4 @ 47
    Collymore 7 @ 47
    Gayle 7@ 57
    Powell 6 @ 63
    Lawson 5 @ 66

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    I played a 7 match ODI series in India. This is due to my computers abiliuty to save the game at the start of the match, play the match, quit and then play it again. I keep all my own stats obviously as my fixture list is not that of whatr will show in the records of the game

    Anyway India won the 7 match series 5-2

    Averages in Batting Order

    Gayle 146 runs @ 21
    Chanderpaul 293 runs @ 42
    Sarwan 351 runs @ 50
    Lara 223 runs @ 32
    Samules 50 @ 10
    Hinds 148 @ 29

    Bowlers

    Collymore 5 wickets
    Collins 6 wickets
    Gayle 6 wickets
    Mcgarell 9 wickets
    Powell 4 wickets
    Bravo 4 wickets
    Edwards 2 wickets

    Sarwan and Chanderpaul were consistently very good at the top. West Indies made positive starts to a number of chases before falling away badly. The bowlers all toiled without having any wicket taking ability. India always made steady starts but exploded in the last 10 overs as they had wickets in hand at all times. Collymore, Gayle and Mcgarell were the 3 most ocnsistent bowlers without being great.

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    WC in South Africa

    West Indies v South Africa

    SA 4/302 - 50 overs (Kallis 115 n/o Gibbs 66)

    Collymore 0/49 (9)
    Edwards 1/60 (10)
    Collins 0/64 (10)
    Gayle 0/52 (10)
    Samules 1/28 (4)
    Mcgarrell 0/40 (7)

    WI

    Gayle 44 (63)
    Shiv 18 (12)
    Sarwan 12 (20)
    Lara 180 n/o (161)
    Hinds 1 (3)
    Samules 13 (39)
    Ramdin 11 (14)
    Mcgarell 1 (2)
    Edwards 1n/o (1)

    total 7/290 (50 overs)

    Sa win by 12 runs


    Summary - One of the truly remarkable innings by Brian Lara. West Indies were in a heap at 5/100 from 25 overs and then he preceded to blaze the attack to all corners. Bowlers were all ordinary.

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    WI v NZ

    NZ 5/272 - 50 overs (Mcmilian 89)

    Collymore 0/57 (9)
    Edwards 0/52 (8)
    Collins 1/48 (9)
    Mcgarell 2/40 (10)
    Gayle 1/47 (10)
    Samules 0/27 (4)

    WI

    Gayle 29 (48)
    Shiv 1 (2)
    Sarwan 8 (10)
    Lara 0 (1)
    Hinds 3 (15)
    Samules 36 (31)
    Ramdin 56 (75)
    Mcgarell 10 (24)
    Edwards 2 (4)
    Collymore 3 (6)
    Colliuns 0n.o (1)

    total 10/ 157 (38 overs)

    Summary - pathetic batting display. Only ramdin and smaules saved the Wi from complete embarrasment. the bowlers were slightly better although the 3 quicks were again listless. the campaign already looks on the rocks.

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    WI v Bangledesh

    Bangledesh 6/240 (50 overs)

    Edwards 2/23 (10)
    Collmyore 1/64 (10)
    Collins 1/67 (10)
    Gayle 1/41 (10)
    Mcagrrell 2/38 (10)

    WI

    Gayle 97 (141)
    Shiv 1 (9)
    Sarwan 58 (78)
    Lara 11 (11)
    Hinds 50 n/o (50)
    Samules 1 n.o (1)

    total 4/242 (46.5 overs)

    summary - A fairly easy win with some good batting efforts from gayle, sarwan and hinds. Te bowling from edwards was alot better however the other 2 are really looking poor and i think bravo will come in for one of them.

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    WI v Canada

    WI

    Gayle 13 (10)
    Chanders 0 (7)
    Sarwan 26 (57)
    Lara 61 (57)
    Hinds 20 (29)
    Samules 0 (2)
    Bravo 39 (60)
    Ramdin 37 (53)
    Mcgarell 14 n.o (16)
    Edwards 5 n.o (12)

    total 8/219 (50 overs)

    Canada 10/ 185 - 45 overs

    Edwards 3/48 (10)
    Collymore 1/34 (10
    Bravo 3/34 (10)
    Mcgarll 2/44 (8)
    Gayle 1/22 (6)

    Summary - Really not good enough and lucky to get away with it. Bravos all round perofrmance was probably the difference between a win and a loss. Sri Lanka loom in what shapes as a must win game and the form we are I cant see us standing a chance.

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    WI v SL

    SL 5/263 (50 overs)

    Edwrads 1/67 (10)
    Collymore 1/25 (10)
    Mcgarell 1/57 (10)
    Gayle 2/54 (10)
    Bravo 1/54 (9)

    WI

    Gayle 1 (7)
    shiv 6 (4)
    Sarwan 43 (73)
    Lara 1 (7)
    Hinds 5 (10)
    Samules 80 (97)
    Bravo 3 (10)
    Ramdin 1 (7)
    mcgarrell 17 (47)
    edwards 3 (10)
    Colly 0n/o (2)

    totL 10/179 - 45 OVERS

    Summary - As expected we lost. We bowled ok to restrict Sl to 263, Collymore were very accurate. The top order however made a poor start and then the spin strangled us and we never got back in iut. Only a big win over kenya and soem luck gets us through.

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    WI v Kenya

    Kenya 6/190 - 50 overs

    Edwards 2/46 (10)
    Collymore 1/23 (10)
    Mcgareel 1/ 39 (10)
    Bravo 1/45 (10)
    Gayle 1/30 (10)

    WI

    Gayle 50 (27)
    Shiv 63 n/o (44)
    Sarwan 44 (21)
    Lara 6 (4)
    Hinds 20 (10)
    Samuels 4n/o (1)

    totAL 4/192 - 16 overs

    Summary. Well amazingly the Wi have progresed to the next stage after NZ unexpectantly slipped up to Bangledesh. The Wi still needed to get the runs in under 20 overs and they did that to have a marginally better run rate then the Kiwis and progress to the super six but with no carry over points.

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