India v West Indies Scoreboard – Live Coverage

KOLKATA, India (Sporting Alert) — The following is the scoreboard after the opening day of the first Test match between India and the West Indies at the Eden Gardens.

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Winning the toss and electing to bat first, the West Indies were bowled out for just 234 from just 78 overs, with Marlon Samuels hitting a top score of 65 and Shivnarine Chanderpaul making 36.

Mohammed Shami was the leading bowler for India with four wickets for 71 runs off 17 over.

India reached 37 without loss in their first innings with Shikhar Dhawan not out on 21 and Murali Vijay not out on 16.

India trail by 197 runs with all first innings wickets standing.

WEST INDIES 1st Innings

C. Gayle c Vijay b Kumar 18
K. Powell c Kumar b Mohammad Shami 28
D.M. Bravo run out (Mohammed Shami/Dhoni) 23
M. Samuels b Mohammad Shami 65
S. Chanderpaul b Ashwin 36
+D. Ramdin b Mohammad Shami 4
*D. Sammy c Kumar b Ojha 16
S. Shillingford lbw b Tendulkar 5
V. Permaul c and b Ashwin 14
T. Best not out 14
S. Cottrell b Mohammad Shami 0
Extras (b4, lb7) 11
TOTAL (all out) 234

Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Gayle), 2-47 (Powell), 3-138 (Samuels), 4-138 (Bravo), 5-143 (Ramdin), 6-172 (Sammy), 7-192 (Shillingford), 8-211 (Permaul), 9-233 (Chanderpaul)

Bowling: Kumar 14-6-33-1; Mohammad Shami 17-2-71-4; Ashwin 21-9-52-2; Ojha 24-6-62-1; Tendulkar 2-1-5-1

Overs: 78

INDIA 1st Innings

S. Dhawan not out 21
M. Vijay not out 16
TOTAL (without loss) 37
C. Pujara, S. Tendulkar, V. Kohli, R. Sharma, *+M.S. Dhoni, R. Ashwin, B. Kumar, Mohammad Shami, P. Ojhato bat

Bowling: Best 2-0-15-0; Cottrell 5-2-13-0; Shillingford 4-2-8-0; Permaul 1-0-1-0
Overs: 12

Toss: West Indies
Umpires: R. Kettleborough (England), N. Llong (England)
TV umpire: V. Kulkarni (India)
Match referee: A. Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Reserve umpire: S. Das (India)

Sports is just pure awesomeness. That's Mark's favourite saying and he does enjoy covering various sporting events in the Caribbean. Mark has been covering Caribbean related events since the mid 2000s.

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