On Day 3 of Test, India crush West Indies by an innings and 272 runs
New Delhi: In a remarkable victory for Team India, the Men in Blue on Saturday handed a humiliating defeat to West Indies by wrapping up the match on Day 3.
India defeated West Indies by an innings and 272 runs. Since beginning, India were in commanding position while the visitors looked hapless. With this victory, India takes a 1-0 lead in two test match series.
West Indies were bowled out for 181 in the first innings in the morning session and after following on, they folded for 196 in their second innings in the final session.
India had made a mammoth 649 for 9 declared in their first innings.
India 1st Innings: 649 for 9 in 149.5 overs (Virat Kohli 139, Prithvi Shaw 134, Ravindra Jadeja 100; Devendra Bishoo 4/217).
West Indies: 181 all out in 48 overs (Roston Chase 53, Keemo Paul 47; Ravichandran Ashwin 4/37, Mohammed Shami 2/22) & 196 all out from 50.5 overs (Kieran Powell 83; Kuldeep Yadav 5/57, Ravindra Jadeja 3/35)
Kuldeep Yadav maiden 5-wicket haul left the visitors staring at the defeat.
Earlier in the day, spinner Ravichandran Ashwin produced a brilliant spell as India enforced a follow-on against the West Indies after bowling out the visitors for 181 in their first innings on day three of Rajkot test today.