Bridgetown, Day-5, 15 over update, India versus Windies (45-60 overs)
After 45 overs Windies are 106/3 with Shivnarine Chanderpaul unbeaten at 11 and Bravo putting a decent effort to rescue the Caribbean Ship at 44.
From the Indian bowling arsenal, Suresh Raina, charged in to deliver the 46th over, during that particular over the hosts were able to add only 2 more runs that led their total to 108/3 at the end of 46th over.
Harbhajan Singh, bowled the next over and successfully managed to claim the wicket of experienced Chanderpaul at the second last delivery of 47th over. Chanderpaul departed after adding only 12 runs off 87 deliveries leaving the Caribbean side
to 109/4 at the end of 47 overs.
Marlon Samuels was next man in to join Bravo out in the middle, at the end of 50th over first runs came from the bat of Samuels inform a single, after the first 50 overs of their second innings the Caribbean kings were 118/4.
During the 50thover glory came for Bravo as he successfully completed his half-century off 120 deliveries. Harbhajan bowled the 51st over and only conceded 5-runs during that over by the end of 51 overs the hosts were 123/4.
The tallest pacer from Indian Bowling attack, Ishant Sharma delivered the next over for India and through generating a decent bounce and pace from the wicket he bowled a maiden over, at the conclusion of 52 overs the Caribbean Kings were battling hard to
survive at 127/4.
A welcome boundary for Windies appeared in the 53rd over as Samuels smashed Sharma for a boundary through point region. This boundary was soon followed by Samuels exit as Sharma trapped him leg before the wicket, the 30-year-old departed after
managing 9-runs off 19 balls that led the hosts to 132/5 at the end of 54 overs.
Then CS Baugh succeeded Samuels with an intention to rescue the Windies second innings, on the other end Bravo kept on rotating the strike in order to save the day for the hosts.
Bravo’s boundary at the conclusion of 58th justified his name of baby Lara, that boundary guided Bravo’s individual score to 62 off 142 deliveires
In the 59thover the aggressive 29-year-old, Baugh, provided the much needed entertainment to home fans as after dispatching Harbhajan’s second delivery to the boundary for four he then hit the spin wizard for a six over the midwicket region.
After 60 overs the Caribbean Kings were 160/5 with Bravo batting on 62 and Baugh on 15.