Denesh Ramdin © AFP
Denesh Ramdin © AFP

Oct 8, 2014

Marlon Samuels and Denesh Ramdin have put up a platform for the West Indies to score big against India in the first One-Day International (ODI) at Kochi. In 38 overs, West Indies are 219 for three. Samuels is on 70 and Ramdin is on 40.

Marlon Samuels has batted very well and that has helped West Indies the platform for a score over 300. He has batted extremely well and played some great shots. Denesh Ramdin too has given him good support and smashing it around. On one occasion, Mohammed Shami bowled a high full toss and Ramdin swatted it for a six over point.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was also carved by Samuels for a four behind point and then Ramdin also hit one through square leg. In 10 overs, they have scored 38.

India had won the toss and elected to bowl first. Coming into this ODI, there was some uncertainty about the West Indies players featuring as there was a pay dispute, but that issue was put to rest and both teams took the field.

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