Darren Sammy, Lendl Simmons help West Indies draw level with India

Darren Sammy and Lendl Simmons hit fifties to stage a superb rescue-act and help West Indies defeat India by two wickets in the second ODI.

updated: November 25, 2013 00:58 IST
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Visakhapatnam: Darren Sammy produced a game-changing unbeaten 63 under pressure as West Indies pulled off a thrilling two-wicket win in the second one-dayer against India to level the three-match series 1-1, in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.

India had put on a challenging 288 for seven when Virat Kohli scored 99 and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni stroked his way to an unbeaten 51 after being invited to bat on a slow track at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium. (Match Scorecard | Highlights)

Kieran Powell (59) and Darren Bravo (50) came up with a 100-run partnership to help West Indies recover from 23 for 2 before Sammy led the chase with an unbeaten 63 from 45 balls studded with four fours and an equal number of sixes. (Read: Virat Kohli out for 99, misses hat-trick of tons at Vizag)

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