IND vs WI 1st Test, Day 2 LIVE Updates: India on top against West Indies© AFP
West Indies vs India 1st Test, Day 2, Live Updates: Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rohit Sharma scored well-deserved fifties in the first session as India continue to dominate against West Indies on Day 2 of the first Test encounter in Dominica. Both batters looked quite solid on Day 1 as they handled the West Indies bowlers quite well. Earlier on Day 1, Ravichandran Ashwin put India in control of the proceedings with his five-wicket haul. Apart from him, spinner Ravindra Jadeja also took a three-wicket haul. (Live Scorecard)
Here are the Live Updates of Day 2 of 1st Test match between India and West Indies, Straight from Windsor Park in Dominica:
IND vs WI Live: WI running out of bowlers
Kraigg Brathwaite is the new bowler for West Indies and this shows how disappointing the show has been from the hosts. The mainstream bowlers were not able to take a single wicket and time will tell if this change can turn their fortunes.
India 134 for no loss.
IND vs WI: Runs in check
Warrican and Cornwall have been brilliant in the past four overs. Tight bowling and shrewd field placement has resulted in India scoring very less runs and this can result into something crucial for West Indies.
India 128 for no loss.
IND vs WI Live: Plan B needed for West Indies
Cornwall and Warrican has both enjoyed a fair bit of turn on the Dominica pitch and that seems to be the key for West Indies. The pacers did not bother the India batters at all and if a wicket is to come, it feels like it will one of the spinners who will have to produce something great.
India 121 for no loss.
IND vs WI Live: Fifty for Rohit!
15th half-century for Rohit Sharma! A captain’s knock till now and it is getting worse for West Indies. Rohit got the first six of Day 2 as well as the Indian domination continues!
India 119 for no loss.
IND vs WI Live: Is spin the answer?
The fast bowlers have hardly bothered the Indian bowlers but in the last over, Cornwall came close twice to dismissing Jaiswal. It was the spinners who did the most damage for India. Is that the answer for West Indies as well?
India 110 for no loss.
IND vs WI Live: Fifty for Jaiswal
Maiden half-century for Yashasvi Jaiswal and what a debut! A solid knock from the young opener and this can be the start of something special!
IND vs WI Live: Jaiswal on verge of debut fifty
4 runs away from fifty on debut – Jaiswal has been playing brilliantly till now and the half-century will be much-deserved. Good show on Day 2 as well and this can be the start of an impressive international career.
India 98 for no loss
IND vs WI Live: West Indies crisis
Rohit and Jaiswal has not scored a lot of runs on Day 2 but the problem is quite clear for West Indies. The bowling has been quite sub-par till now and they are not looking like taking wickets at all. A change in plan is needed right away for the hosts!
India 92 for no loss.
IND vs WI Live: Calm approach
While Rohit and Jaiswal did play big shots on Day 2, the approach till now has been calm and quiet. However, once the first half an hour is completed, it will be interesting to see how they play the spinners in particular.
IND vs WI Live: Day 2 begins!
Day 2 begins and Jason Holder to start proceedings for West Indies. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rohit Sharma were solid on Day 1 and both will be looking to play big knocks on Day 2.
IND vs WI Live: Chance for Rohit!
Rohit Sharma will also look to add another big score to his name. When it comes to Test cricket, his form has been quite topsy turvy and a good score will silence the critics.
IND vs WI Live: Jaiswal show
Yashasvi Jaiswal was the biggest story of this season even before the game started and he can make a huge impact today. A big innings will do a world of good to his confidence and will also make a big case for his inclusion in bigger series.
IND vs WI Live: Disappointing show from West Indies
West Indies have been struggling for form, since a long time now. On Day 1, they were bundled out for just 150 against India as only Alick Athanaze was able to play a decent knock of 47 runs. Apart from him, no other batter was even to go past the 20-run mark.
IND vs WI Live: Debutant Ishan and Jaiswal
Team India handed debut caps with to young batter Yashasvi Jaiswal and wicketkeeper-batter Ishan Kishan. Jaiswal proved his worth on the first day itself as he played an unbeaten knock of 40 runs. He is currently on the cusp of his maiden half-century on his debut match.
IND vs WI Live: Fabulous Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin has registered his 33rd five-wicket haul on Wednesday. He was left out from India’s Playing XI against Australia at the WTC final in June but he made remarkable comeback against West Indies.
IND vs WI Live: India’s dominant show on Day 1
India had a brilliant outing on Day 1 as they bundled out the hosts for just 150 runs. All-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin starred with the ball and registered his 33rd five-wicket haul. Later, Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal stitched an unbeaten partnership of 80 runs.
IND vs WI Live: Hello
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Day 2 of the first Test between India and West Indies, straight from the Windsor Park in Dominica. Stay tuned for all the live updates.
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