Live Score India vs West Indies, first Test at Kotla: India reach 39 for no loss at lunch

Gautam Gambhir along with Virender Sehwag got India off to solid start on day two © AFP

 

By CricketCountry Staff

 

New Delhi: Nov 7, 2011

 

Openers got India off to a flying start on day two of the first Test against West Indies at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Monday.

 

The hosts reached 39 for no loss in short spell of five overs at lunch.

 

Virender Sehwag survived a run-out appeal and was bowled out on a no-ball to reach 15, while Gautam Gambhir was batting on 22.

 

Earlier, Pragyan Ojha snapped two wickets on day two to add to his earlier tally of three wickets as West Indies were skittled out for 304.

 

West Indies started day two at the over-night score of 256, but lost their remaining wicket for mere 48 runs.

 

Ojha struck to dismiss Carlton Baugh, Darren Sammy and Fidel Edwards to complete his six wickets.

 

Ishant Sharma bagged the wicket of centurion Shivnarine Chanderpaul, while R Ashwin dismissed Ravi Rampaul.

 

Ojha finished with figures of 6 for 72.

 

Brief Scores West Indies 304 all-out (Shivnarine Chanderpaul 118, Kraigg Braithwaite 63; Pragyan Ojha 6 for 72, R Ashwin 3 for 81) lead India 39 for 0 (Gautam Gambhir 22*, Virender Sehwag 15*)

 

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