HindustanTimes Thu,03 Sep 2015

India vs West Indies 2011: News

Team does not rely just on me: Chanderpaul

Shivnarine Chanderpaul yet again rescued the struggling West Indies with his gritty century but the left-hander dismissed suggestions that he has been carrying the burden of propping up his team's batting department for long.

Wicket didn't help much, so I stuck to basics: Ojha

With the Feroz Shah Kotla pitch not offering much help to the bowlers, Indian left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha said he stuck to the basics to scalp the three West Indies wickets on the opening day of the first cricket Test in New Delhi.

Chanderpaul feasts on Indian bowling again

On Sunday, Shivnarine Chanderpaul showed once again why he has survived in international cricket for so long. Nikhilesh Bhattacharya reports.

Ashwin, Ojha turn it on a bland opening day

Ravichandran Ashwin had an enjoyable Test debut. Two wickets on Day One brought a big smile to his face and he basked in the good start. Khurram Habib reports.

Daily tickets for Ind-WI Test available for Rs. 50

After pegging the minimum ticket price at Rs. 1,000 for the One-Day International between India and England last month, the Mumbai Cricket Association is now offering tickets for all five days of India-West Indies Test match for Rs. 150.

Timber trail at Kotla

Sluggish pitch sees 17 wickets fall on Day Two, gives WI slender edge. Nikhilesh Bhattacharya reports.
Scorecard | Kotlanama

Looking to bowl out Windies for around 150: Sehwag

A stunning batting collapse has left India in a precarious position in the opening Test against the West Indies but opener Virender Sehwag says it is nothing to be worried about as the hosts are confident of bundling out the visitors for 150 or less.

'Delhi wicket leaves a lot to be desired'

HT had already pointed out that the Kotla wicket would be below par.

Viru, Gauti push their luck, and then run dry

It was ironic that an unfortunate run out and an opportunistic stumping saw off the India openers at the Ferozshah Kotla on Monday and paved the way for a middle-order slump. Nikhilesh Bhattacharya reports.

Ham-fisted DDCA irks match observer

The match observer, Pratap Satpathy, was so annoyed by the presence of too many ball-pickers (ball boys around the boundary rope) that he had to rap the Delhi cricket officials. Khurram Habib reports.

Hitting home stretch

India inch towards victory after a see-saw battle, Tendulkar eyes special hundred. Nikhilesh Bhattacharya reports. Scorecard | Sachin past 15,000 Test runs | Taste of a thriller | Highest totals chased down at Kotla | Kotlanama

Sachin completes 15,000 Test runs

The Master Blaster crossed another milestone and completed 15,000 Test runs during the first Test against West Indies in New Delhi. Sachin Tendulkar is also on the verge of making his 100th international hundreds.

Ashwin says patience and hard work were key

The off-spinner's figures of nine for 128 in the unfinished match was second only to Narinder Hirwani's incredible debut performance of 16 for 136 against the same rivals in 1987.

Ashwin on cloud nine after a dream debut

R Ashwin took nine wickets on the Kotla wicket over three days, making it memorable as the match haul is the second most successful by a debutant India bowler. Nikhilesh Bhattacharya reports. Best match figures on debut for India

Kotla conquered: India beat West Indies by 5 wickets

Sachin Tendulkar fell short of his 100th international ton but his sparkling 76 helped India beat West Indies by five wickets in the first test today. Scorecard
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