Rain ensures series win for India

05 Jul

India took the ODI series against West Indies 2-1 after the fourth and final match in St Lucia was washed out

West Indies v India, 4th ODI, St Lucia

7.3 overs West Indies 27 for 1 v India Match abandoned

India won the series 2-1 after torrential downpour terminated the fourth ODI. With this victory, India have won their fifth straight ODI series.

The game got off to a delayed start and Dhoni made the obvious decision to bowl on a damp pitch that offered some help to the seamers. Ishant Sharma, bowling a fuller length here, removed Chris Gayle and along with Ashish Nehra, didn’t allow West Indies to get off to a breezy start. Ishant hit the good length and pinged the off-stump line and Nehra got some seam movement into the right-handed batsmen. Sarwan hit a gorgeous on-the-up square drive against Ishant in the sixth over to break free but just as he started to find his rhythm, the rains came down again to kill the contest.


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Posted by on July 5, 2009 in Business


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