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West Indies take charge of first Test
2013-03-14 13:46:10 | (0 Comments)
West Indies are in charge entering today's third day of the first Test against Zimbabwe at Kensington Oval in Barbados.
After securing a big lead of 96 runs, West Indies have restricted Zimbabwe to 41 for three in their second innings. It means that Zimbabwe will enter today trailing by 55 runs with seven wickets in hand.
Offspinner Shane Shillingford picked up two of the three wickets to fall to end with two for nine off two overs.
Shannon Gabriel supported with one for seven off four overs.
On yesterday's second day, West Indies were bowled out for 307 in the final session of play after resuming on 18 for two.
Jamaican all-rounder Marlon Samuels, captain Darren Sammy and Denesh Ramdin scored half centuries.
Sammy top scored with 73 from 69 balls, while Ramdin made 61 and Samuels, in his first international match since recovering from a serious eye injury, hit 51 off 74 balls.
Opening batsman Chris Gayle, returning to the side after being rested for the limited overs series, hit 40 from 76 deliveries.
Seamer Kyle Jarvis ended with five for 54 off 17.2 overs.
Scores in the match so far — Zimbabwe 211 and 41 for three, West Indies 307.
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