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Damp squib

Ezra Stuart

Damp squib

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IT RAINED on India’s parade at Kensington Oval yesterday, affording the West Indies batsmen a measure of respite in the second Digicel cricket Test.
Just 25.3 overs were bowled on the second day as there was persistent mid-afternoon rain, emanating from a tropical wave which is expected to affect Barbados for the rest of the week.
In the play that was possible, the West Indies’ batting struggles continued as they moved gingerly from an overnight 30 for three to 98 for five, responding to India’s modest first-day total of 201.
But the hosts can still take some comfort from a disciplined and determined unbroken 41-run sixth-wicket stand between their most accomplished and experienced batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul and the stylish Marlon Samuels.
Full story in today’s DAILY NATION.