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  • 2:55 PM IST

    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.

  • 2:52 PM IST

  • 2:45 PM IST

    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)

  • 1:49 PM IST

  • 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)

  • 1:00 PM IST

  • 12:56 PM IST

    OUT! Wicket no. 2 for Kuldeep Yadav as he gets rid of Shimron Hetmyer on 11. He was hitting to go over the top but ends up edging it to KL Rahul at short third man. WI 97/3 (f/o), trail by 371 runs

  • 12:54 PM IST

    FIFTY for Kieran Powell – this is his sixth of Test career. He made just 1 in the first innings but has looked determined to make up for the failure with a brisk knock. He has struck six fours and three sixes so far Windies’scoring rate over 4 an over

  • 12:46 PM IST

    WICKET! Kuldeep Yadav has finally struck for India with the scalp of Shai Hope on 17. Tossed up, Hope remains stuck in the crease, gets beaten and is pinned in front. India appeal and umpire raises his finger. West Indies 79/2 (f/o) in 19 overs

  • 12:43 PM IST

    Shai Hope smacks Ashwin for a six over long-on as West Indies take 12 runs from his ninth over. Score 78/1 (f/o) in 12 overs

  • 12:31 PM IST

    First bowling change of the session – Kuldeep Yadav comes into the attack.

    West Indies 57/1 (f/o) in 14 overs, trail by 411 runs
  • 12:13 PM IST

    Second session gets underway – Kieran Powell continues in the same vein – hits Ashwin for a six and a four to reach 31 off 28. WI 43/1 (f/o), trail India by 425 runs

  • 11:42 AM IST

    West Indies in trouble. Following on, they are already down by one wicket in the second innings. Read our Day 3, Lunch report -> https://www.cricketcountry.com/?p=752801

  • 11:32 AM IST

  • 11:30 AM IST

    Shai Hope is the new batsman in

  • 11:28 AM IST

    WICKET! R Ashwin removes Kraigg Brathwaite at the stroke of lunch on 10. Score 32/1 (f/o), trail by 436 runs. A flighted delivery from Ashwin and Brathwaite ends up flicking it to debutant Prithvi Shaw at short leg.

  • 11:27 AM IST

    Kieran Powell has shown positive intent today as hits his third four to move to 21 off 17

  • 11:07 AM IST

    R Ashwin has joined Shami from the other end. And Kieran Powell has decided he’s not going to let the offie settle into rhythm. He steps out to him twice in the over – the first attempt results in a one-bounce for and the second a six over long-on. WI 13/0 (f/o), trail by 455 runs

  • 10:59 AM IST

    The players are back in the middle. Mohammed Shami has the new ball. Kraigg Brathwait and Kieran Powell will open WI innings

  • 10:53 AM IST

    In their last five Test innings in India, West Indies have managed to cross 200 just once.

  • 10:52 AM IST

    West Indies 181- all out in first innings! Shannon Gabriel was the last man to be dismissed, stumped on 1 off R Ashwin. India have taken a massive 468-run lead and have enforced the follow-on

  • 10:41 AM IST

    Devendra Bishoo moves to 12 with two fours. He was dropped on 5 by wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant but it was a difficult chance.

  • 10:33 AM IST

    WICKET! Sherman Lewis records a duck in debut innings. Wicket no. 3 for Ashwin. Ashwin bowls his carrom ball, Lewis has no clue what it was and walks back without disturbing the scorecard. West Indies 159/9

  • 10:31 AM IST

    WICKET! Roston Chase bowled on 53. Ravichandran Ashwin picks up his second wicket as Chase gets an inside edge to be bowled. West Indies 159/8

  • 10:19 AM IST

    FIFTY for Roston Chase – reaches the landmark with a four off Kuldeep Yadav. This is his sixth such score in Test cricket. Score 157/7 in 40 overs

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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