Virat Kohli ton seals curtailed series for India
Virat Kohli ton seals curtailed series for India

 Virat Kohli struck a rollicking 127 as India fashioned a 59-run win over the West Indies here on Friday, effectively sealing the ODI series 2-1 after the visitors dramatically pulled out from the remainder of the tour over an acrimonious pay dispute with their board.

2nd ODI: India vs West Indies - Preview
2nd ODI: India vs West Indies - Preview

Still licking their wounds after a sound thrashing in the lung opener, India will have to regroup quickly and plug the loopholes when they take on a determined West Indies in the second cricket one-dayer here on Saturday.

2nd ODI: Ticket sales for the India versus Windies ODI in capital begins
2nd ODI: Ticket sales for the India versus Windies ODI in capital begins

 The ticket sales for the second ODI between India and West Indies commenced here on Thursday with prices ranging between Rs 500 to Rs 8000.

1st ODI: India vs West Indies - Statistical highlights
1st ODI: India vs West Indies - Statistical highlights

 Statistical highlights of the opening ODI between India and West Indies here.

Chat with Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards gave me confidence: Marlon Samuels
Chat with Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards gave me confidence: Marlon Samuels

All-rounder Marlon Samuels, who smashed a match-winning century against India in the first ODI, said a chat with legendary Clive Lloyd and Viv Richards a day before the match gave him confidence and helped him to score his career-best equalling unbeaten 126-run knock here.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni backs his mediocre bowlers, says they did a decent job
Mahendra Singh Dhoni backs his mediocre bowlers, says they did a decent job

Barring Bhuvneshwar Kumar all the Indian bowlers leaked runs in the first ODI against West Indies, but home team skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has backed his underfire bowling attack despite crashing to an embarrassing 124-run loss in the series opener here.

1st ODI: MS Dhoni rues batting failure on good pitch
1st ODI: MS Dhoni rues batting failure on good pitch

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday rued his team's batting failure on a good wicket to lose the first one-dayer against the West Indies by 124 runs here but said that the visiting side were a tough team to beat.

1st ODI: Crisis-hit West Indies crush India by 124 runs
1st ODI: Crisis-hit West Indies crush India by 124 runs

West Indies put behind an acrimonious pay dispute with their Board to spank number one ranked India by a huge margin of 124 runs in the first one-dayer to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series here on Wednesday.

1st ODI: India vs West Indies - As it happened...
1st ODI: India vs West Indies - As it happened...

Live updates from the first ODI match between India and West Indies being played at Nehru Stadium, Kochi.

Unmukt Chand scores ton, India A beat West Indies by 16 runs
Unmukt Chand scores ton, India A beat West Indies by 16 runs

Wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin's century went in vain as West Indies slumped to a 16-run loss against India A in their second and final warm-up 50-over match ahead of the five-match ODI series against India at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday.

Unmukt, Mishra shine as India A crush West Indies in warm-up opener
Unmukt, Mishra shine as India A crush West Indies in warm-up opener

Veteran leg-spinner Amit Mishra and talented youngster Unmukt Chand put up impressive performances as India A made short work of the touring West Indies side in the first of the two warm-up one dayers here on Friday.

Injured Chris Gayle out of ODI series against India
Injured Chris Gayle out of ODI series against India

Still recovering from a hamstring injury, swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle was on Wednesday left out of the West Indies' 15-member squad for the one-day series against India scheduled next month.

Saeed Ajmal's case highlights ICC's new tough avatar

First cricketer that comes to mind when we talk about chucking is the legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who remained in news throughout his career, either for his superlative performances with the ball or for his controversial bowling action.

Tridents stumble to victory as Hawksbills slide continues

Barbados Tridents managed to complicate a simple run chase before pulling off a one-wicket victory in the last over, to send Antigua Hawksbills crashing to their fifth straight defeat of the Caribbean Premier League here.

Blackwood, Johnson replace Samuels, Powell in Test 13

West Indies have called up in-form Jamaican stroke-maker Jermaine Blackwood to the 13-man squad for the second cricket Test against New Zealand, starting here Monday.

Bravo`s advice helped Sammy go after Pakistani bowlers

Advice under pressure to captain Darren Sammy from his deputy Dwayne Bravo helped craft an uncompromising sixth wicket stand that snatched the momentum away from Pakistan and propelled West Indies into the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 Championship.

Twenty20: Amit Mishra is turning out as a trump card for MS Dhoni

Amit Mishra - who played a major role against Pakistan in the last game, once again proved his mettle as a quality spinner.

ICC World T20: After arch-rivals Pakistan, it`s time to face defending champions WI

After beating Pakistan comprehensively in their opening match of World Twenty20, now it`s time for India to lock horns with defending champions West Indies.

West Indies look good to retain T20World Cup: Ottis Gibson

West Indies` recent series win against England has provided head coach Ottis Gibson with the biggest indication yet, that his side can retain the Twenty20 World Cup.

Bopara, Samuels and Sammy fined over row

England all-rounder Ravi Bopara and West Indian duo Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels were all fined for their on-field confrontation on Sunday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.

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