Tag Archives: India

‘Egged on by captain Kohli, and aided by scrambled minds, India’s bowlers have West Indies’ batsmen on toast’ – my report on Day 5 of the 3rd Test for First Post

14th August 2016

Behind the Bowler’s Arm – match reports

West Indies v India – 3rd Test Match

For First Post during the West Indies v India Test series I am providing comment pieces on the WIndies.

After the final day’s play of the third Test in St Lucia, I wrote a scathing report on WIndies’ abject capitulation.

You can read my piece here.

And there are several more articles regarding the series, and related features here.

David Oram

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‘Magnificent Kumar wrecks best efforts of WIndies’ batting’ – my report on Day 4 of the 3rd Test for First Post

13th August 2016

Behind the Bowler’s Arm – match reports

West Indies v India – 3rd Test Match

For First Post during the West Indies v India Test series I am providing comment pieces on the WIndies.

After the fourth day’s play of the third Test in St Lucia, I reviewed West Indies’ dramatic collapse against a wonderful spell of pace bowling from Bhuvaneshwar Kumar.

You can read my piece here.

And there are several more articles regarding the series, and related features here.

David Oram

‘A great partnership – but poor pitches, outfield and over-rates diminish the viewing experience’ – my report on Day 2 of the 3rd Test for First Post

11th August 2016

Behind the Bowler’s Arm – match reports

West Indies v India – 3rd Test Match

For First Post during the West Indies v India Test series I am providing comment pieces on the WIndies.

After the second day’s play of the third Test in St Lucia, I looked at the poor entertainment provided by sluggish pitches, long outfields and slow over-rates.

You can read my piece here.

And there are several more articles regarding the series, and related features here.

David Oram

‘Early excitement of Alzarri Joseph gives way to dull, attritional acquisition’ – my report on Day 1 of the 3rd Test for First Post

10th August 2016

Behind the Bowler’s Arm – match reports

West Indies v India – 3rd Test Match

For First Post during the West Indies v India Test series I am providing comment pieces on the WIndies.

After the first day’s play of the third Test in St Lucia, I commented upon the bold and successful selection of Alzarri Joseph to make his Test Match debut.

You can read my piece here.

And there are several more articles regarding the series, and related features here.

David Oram

‘Roston Chase – evidence of the emerging breed of West Indies cricketers. But it won’t be easy viewing’ – my review of the 2nd Test for First Post

6th August 2016

When the Sawdust Settles – match reviews

West Indies v India – 2nd Test Match

For First Post during the West Indies v India Test series I’m providing comment pieces on the WIndies.

West Indies mounted a brave and frankly, highly unexpected rear-guard action to save the 2nd Test in Jamaica – with Roston Chase the hero with a wonderful unbeaten hundred in only his second Test Match. I reflect on his heroics  – and the ‘excitement’ of the hard-fought draw in cricket.

You can read my piece here.

And there are several more articles regarding the series, and related features here.

David Oram