Roseau (Dominica), news agency: Yashasvi Jaiswal’s century on debut and R. India defeated West Indies (IND vs WI) by an innings and 141 runs on the strength of Ashwin’s penetrating bowling. Ashwin took 12 wickets in the first Test match. He took five wickets in the first innings and seven in the second innings. West Indies were stopped by India for 130 runs in the second innings. Yashasvi Jaiswal made a powerful innings of 171 runs on debut. Rohit Sharma also scored a century.
In the first Test match between India and West Indies (IND vs WI), India declared their first innings at 421 for 5. Debut centurion Yashasvi Jaiswal was dismissed for 171 runs. After this, Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja batted aggressively. But after Virat was dismissed for 76 runs, India declared the innings after some time. Windies are now challenged to score 271 runs in the second innings. Ravindra Jadeja remained unbeaten on 37 runs.
India bowled out West Indies for 150 runs in the first innings on the first day itself. After that, Yashasvi Jaiswal played the first test match very well. He scored a century on his Test debut for India. Along with him, Rohit Sharma also showed that he has returned to form by scoring a century. With centuries from both of them, India have gained a strong position, and when play was stopped at lunch on the third day, India were 400 for 4. India had a solid lead of 250 runs at this time. Centurion Yashasvi Jaiswal was dismissed for 171 runs. While Virat Kohli was playing on 72 runs. After lunch, Virat and Jadeja were instructed to play aggressively. Virat had started his journey towards a century. But Cornwall dismissed Virat for 76 runs. Then Ishan Kishan came on the pitch. But India decided to declare the innings as only 16 runs were scored in the next 7 overs. At this time, India was 421 for 5. (IND vs WI)
Earlier on Thursday, Rohit Sharma was dismissed after scoring 103 runs. He scored his 10th Test century. But Shubman Gill disappointed. He was dismissed for 6 runs. Ajinkya Rahane also returned to the tent in just three runs.
India openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Virat Kohli made an aggressive start in the first session of the third day. Yashasvi Jaiswal completed his half century and moved towards his double century. The duo also put on a century partnership for the third wicket. Virat Kohli had reached his half century. India crossed the 350-run mark and took their lead beyond 200 runs. All the dice were falling in favor of India. But Alzari Joseph dismissed Yashasvi Jaiswal and gave India their third blow. He broke Virat-Yasaswi’s 110-run partnership. Along with this, Yashasvi Jaiswal’s intention of scoring a double century in his debut Test was thwarted. Yashasvi’s dream of scoring a double century on debut was dashed. He scored 171 runs off 387 balls.
Meanwhile, India’s run machine Virat Kohli completed his 29th half-century and forged an attacking partnership with Ravindra Jadeja after Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed. At lunch, India were 400 for 4.
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