Chanderpaul, Samuels gone
ROSEAU – West Indies lost the key wickets of Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Marlon Samuels before lunch as India maintained the ascendancy on the second day of the third and final Digicel cricket Test at Windsor Park here today.
At the interval, the West Indies, who resumed from 75 for three overnight after play started 50 minutes late because of light morning rain, were 128 for five with Darren Bravo not out on 41 and wicket-keeper Carlton Baugh on 19.
Chanderpaul, playing in a record 133rd Test for the West Indies, was caught behind off fast bowler Munaf Patel for 23 while Samuels was bowled off the inside edge by Praveen Kumar for nine. The West Indies scored 53 runs in 23.5 overs while losing two wickets during the morning session.
Kumar and fellow swing bowler Ishant Sharma have taken two wickets each for 22 and 40 runs respectively to be India’s most successful bowlers. (EZS)