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Buoyed by their World Cup triumph and ecstatic after shining during the Indian Premier League the young Indian guns landed on the shores of Caribbean with thoughts of conquering the once-feared territory. And though the targets - wining the one-off Twenty20 and clinching the ODI series

Explosive batsman Chris Gayle was once again left out, while fast bowler Fidel Edwards made his return to the 13-member West Indies squad named for the first Test against India starting on Monday.

India tour of West Indies All Test Series List of series results, Records.

Chasing a competitive score of 251, West Indies lost the in-form opener Lendl Simmons for 6 in 16 balls early when he slashed at a wide one to be caught at the deep third man off the the bowling of Vinay Kumar.

Stand-in captain Suresh Raina on Thursday admitted the need to spend some time with coach Duncan Fletcher in the nets in order to iron out some flaws in his batting.

A meeting with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) could pave way for Chris Gayle's selection in the Test series against India, however the left-handed opening batsman was once again left out of the Windies one day international (ODI) squad for the fifth and final match against India on Thursday.

West Indies's win in the last game came a little too late to salvage the series for the hosts, but the win combined with the fact that they have finally been granted the wish of playing the visitors on a bouncy track mean that India will have to put in a solid performance to get back to their winning ways in the fifth ODI

Indian skipper Suresh Raina blamed his batsmen's poor shot selection and failure to build partnerships for the massive 103-run loss to the West Indies in the fourth one-dayer.

West Indies who already lost the ODI Series have crushed India in the Fourth ODI by a huge margin of 103 runs at North Sound. India chasing 250 to go 4-0 up were bundled out for 146!