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    India (649/9) have thrashed West Indies (181 & 196) by an innings and 272 runs inside three days to take 1-0 lead in the two-Test series. In terms of margin, this is India’s biggest win in the format. Kuldeep Yadav finished with a maiden five-wicket haul.

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    OUT! India just a wicket away from sealing a big win. Sherman Lewis goes for a sweep and is pinned in front by Jadeja on 4. West Indies 192/9 in 49 overs, trail by 276 runs

  • 2:14 PM IST

    At TEA, West Indies 185/8, trail 283 runs. So at the stroke of tea, R Ashwin has struck for India with the scalp of Devendra Bishoo. The Indians appealed for a caught behind but the umpire turned it down. Ashwin and ‘keeper Rishabh Pant convinced their captain to take the review. And the ultra edge showed a spike as the ball passed the gloves. Bishoo scored 9.

  • 2:02 PM IST

    OUT! Ravindra Jadeja removes Keemo Paul. This poor from West Indies. They are just playing their shots despite knowing the dangers. Keemo Paul defended the first three deliveries from Jadeja and then went for the big shot to hole out to Umesh Yadan at long-off on 15. Score 172/7 (f/o)

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  • 1:27 PM IST

    OUT! Kuldeep Yadav gets another one and this time it’s Roston Chase who ends up hitting one straight into the hands of R Ashwin at cover. Score 138/5 (f/o) in 29.3 overs

  • 1:24 PM IST

    Two left-arm spinners operating at the moment. Kieran Powell is keeping the fight on for West Indies and is unbeaten on 73. Score 133/4 (f/o)

India vs West Indies

At the end of day during which Virat Kohli scored his 24th Test century – which put him second to Sir Don Bradman in terms of innings needed – and Ravindra Jadeja gleefully biffed his way to a maiden one to drive India to a mammoth 648/9 declared, a floundering West Indies found themselves staring at an embarrassing defeat at Rajkot.

Having been run ragged as India pounded out their seventh 600-plus score at home in the past three years, West Indies quickly fell to 7/2 with Mohammed Shami on fire with the new ball. The rot had begun, and by stumps the visitors were 94/6 – behind by the small matter of 555 runs. Click here to read more

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