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  • 3:56 PM IST

    Landmark: Half-centuries for Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant; they bring it up off consecutive balls. The partnership is slowly approaching 100 as India narrow down the deficit.

  • 3:48 PM IST

    Pant and Rahane blunting out West Indies threat. Rahane has got a move on, while Rishabh Pant continues to operate the only way he knows how to. Both batsmen are approaching their half-centuries as the partnership continues to blossom. It’s currently moved to 82 off 122 balls. India 245/4, trail by just 66 runs

  • 3:46 PM IST

    How special was Umesh Yadav’s 6 for 88? Find out.

  • 3:45 PM IST

  • 2:43 PM IST

    Alright then, we are back, to bring you the final session of the day. West Indies have found they way back into the match picking up three crucial wickets of Shaw, Pujara and Kohli. But the work is not done. The real test starts here. Ajinkya Rahane has not been on the best of forms for India, but Rishabh Pant is. Can they continue the good work?

    We will find out as the final two hours of the day gets underway.
  • 2:41 PM IST

    India finish at 173/4 at tea on Day 2, trail West Indies by 138 runs. Virat Kohli was dismissed just when India seemed to be playing out the session without any further damage.

  • 1:16 PM IST

    Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane are holding fort for India. This is a crucial partnership for India. West Indies are creating the right type of pressure, having Devendra Bishoo and Jomel Warrincan. The two batsmen have added 31 off 66 as India reach 134/3, trailing by over 150 runs.

  • 12:39 PM IST

    OUT: Another strike for West Indies, they are not out of the match yet. India lose Cheteshwar Pujara, pokes at the ball from Shannon Gabriel and is out caught behind. India 102 for 3.

    Alright then, it surely ain’t as easy as Rajkot, eh? West Indies are coming hard at India, A great beginning to the second session.
  • 12:30 PM IST

    OUT: Prithvi Shaw departs, he tries to go inside out to Warrican but doesn’t get the elevation and finds the fielder at cover. He goes for 70. We won’t be lying. He sure looked set to score a second consecutive century. India 98 for 2. Yeah, Shaw scored 70 of them.

  • 12:03 PM IST

    And that’s lunch on Day 2, ladies and gentlemen. India have reached 80 for 1, after bowling West Indies out for 311 in the first innings. Umesh Yadav’s 6/88 restricts West Indies from getting 350, after which Shaw took control with a 39-ball half-century. India have lost KL Rahul but this is a long Indian batting line-up. We’ll be back soon with the second session.

India vs West Indies 2018, 2nd Test, Day 2 Live cricket score and updates: Pant, Rahane fifties drive India
West Indies are in sight for their first 300-plus total in five innings.

The opening day of the second Test between India and West Indies in Hyderabad saw the visitors put up a much-improved performance with the bat, with Roston Chase and skipper Jason Holder forging a 96-run stand for the sixth wicket to take the side to 295 for 7. Chase is two short of his fourth Test century, and will be hoping for support from the last three batsmen to accumulate as many runs as possible as West Indies remain in sight for their first 300-plus total in five innings.

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