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1st ODI, India vs West Indies: as it happened

After scoring an unbeaten 126, Samuels picked up two wickets as India struggled to chase the target of 322 and lost the match by 124 runs at Kochi.

Cricketnext Staff |October 8, 2014, 1:07 PM IST
1st ODI, India vs West Indies: as it happened

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Sunil Narine fish-hooked by WICB. Chris Gayle busy tweeting images of recuperation. Virat Kohli looking forward to home comfort. And Kuldeep Yadav an exciting, unusual option. These and an eye on sorting out their World Cup options will be the talking points for India and West Indies over the next two weeks - from Kochi (Oct 8) to Kolkata (Oct 20).

But the five-match ODI series that has generated little excitement in an otherwise cricket-mad nation faces opposition from unexpected quarters.


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