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Windies trounced, lose series 2-0


SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

Windies trounced, lose series 2-0

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MUMBAI, India – India defeated West Indies by an innings and 126 runs in the second cricket Test to clinch the two-match series 2-0, in Mumbai today.
Wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin showed some resistance, spending just over an hour and a half at the crease and facing 68 balls in his unbeaten 53. He struck eight fours and one six.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul took just over an hour to score 41. He hit four fours before he became Ravichandran Ashwin’s third victim. Ashwin was the top bowler for India with four wickets for 89 runs.
Chris Gayle chipped in with 35.
It was the farewell Test for Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar who made 74 in their innings.
Summarized scores: West Indies 182 and 187 in 47 overs (Denesh Ramdin 53 not out, S. Chanderpaul 41, C. Gayle 35; Pragyan Ojha 5-49, R. Ashwin 4-89). India 495 in 108 overs (Cheteshwar Pujara 113, Rohit Sharma not out 111, Sachin Tendulkar 74; Shane Shillingford 5-179). India won by an innings and 126 runs. (CMC)

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