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5.05 pm - West Indies are effectively 116-2 and the ball's doing funny things, shooting along the surface one ball, gripping and turning the next. India opened at both ends with spinners, a rarity, and managed to get both West Indian openers. Unless there's another one of their famous collapses tomorrow, they're firmly in front at this point.
A lead of 200 would prove extremely difficult to chase. For India, the key is Pragyan Ojha who has been relentlessly accurate and patient.
4.10 pm - India 209 all out. Everything that could go wrong for India today has. The fantastic part of West Indies' bowling effort is that they had to take about 12-13 wickets today, given the many lives Gambhir and Sehwag had in the 30 minutes before lunch.
Dravid, let down again by his colleagues, battled on for 54 andRead More »from Day 2 at the Kotla