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India vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 3 Highlights: West Indies 229/5, Trail India By 209 Runs At Stumps

ND vs WI Highlights, 2nd Test Day 3: India took four wickets against West Indies on Saturday.© AFP




IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 3 Highlights: West Indies were 229 for 5 at Stumps, trailing India by 209 runs in the second Test in Trinidad on Saturday. In the third session, Mohammed Siraj bowled Joshua Da Silva after Ravindra Jadeja got the wicket of Jermaine Blackwood. However, India failed to take any wicket with the new ball on Day 3. In the second session, Ravichandran Ashwin had removed Kraigg Brathwaite to provide India the much-needed breakthrough. The West Indies skipper fell for 75 runs. Earlier, debutant Mukesh Kumar removed Kirk McKenzie before rain forced early Lunch on Saturday. Alick Athanaze (37 not out) and Jason Holder (11 not out) were at the crease when umpires called for Stumps. (Scorecard)

Here are the Highlights of Day 3 of the second Test between India and West Indies in Trinidad


  • 03:20 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Stumps!

    Light is not good for the play to continue and the umpires decide to call Stumps on Day 3. That’s is it for the day guys.

  • 03:11 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Drinks Break!

    West Indies trail India by 210 runs. The duo of Jason Holder and Alick Athanaze have added 20 runs for the sixth wicket off 58 balls. Indian pacers have bowled with the new ball, troubling the West Indies batters, but they have been unlucky to not get any wicket.

    WI 228/5 (107)

  • 02:54 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: FOUR!

    A short ball from Mukesh Kumar with slight width on offer and Alick Athanaze cut it away for a four past the gully.

    WI 224/5 (104.1)

  • 02:49 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: India take the new ball!

    India have finally taken the new ball, though after a long delay. Remeber, the new ball is available from the 81st over itself, but India have taken it after 22.5 overs.

    WI 219/5 (102.5)

  • 02:40 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: FOUR!

    Mohammed Siraj bowled a fuller ball outside off and Jason Holder played a crunching cover drive on it for a four. This will give Holder a lot of confidence.

    WI 218/5 (101.4)

  • 02:33 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: End of 100 overs!

    West Indies have played 100 overs in this innings. Since the wicket of Joshua Da Silva, Indian bowlers have maintained the tight line and length in bowling.

    WI 211/5 (100)

  • 02:21 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Action resumes!

    New batter Jason Holder will face Mohammed Siraj. Here we go! It’s a loud appeal for LBW on the first ball post the break but the ball was sliding down leg. Umpire was unmoved and rightly so.

  • 02:06 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Match to resume at 2:20 AM IST

    The inspection is over and we have a resumption time now. It is 2:20 am IST when the match will resume, given it doesn’t rain again. Keep your fingers crossed.

  • 01:53 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Rain stops!

    Here is some good news folks! It has stopped raining in Trinidad. The covers are being removed. We are going to have the resumption very soon it seems.

  • 01:44 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: It’s raining heavily!

    The rain is heavy at the moment in Trinidad. The covers are put over the square. Stay connected for all latest updates.

  • 01:35 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: OUT! Beauty from Siraj!

    Mohammed Siraj has cleaned up Joshua Da Silva with a sensational delivery. He made the ball swing into the batter. The ball went through the defence of Silva and took off the middle stump. Meanwhile, the rain has arrived in Trinidad and we will be having another halt in play.

    WI 208/5 (97.2)

  • 01:29 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Drinks Break!

    West Indies trail India by 230 runs. They have scored almost half of the total posted by India at the loss of four wickets. This is turning out to be an interesting game as West Indies batters are making the Indian bowlers toil in Trinidad.

    WI 208/4 (97)

  • 01:12 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: 200 up for West Indies!

    Alick Athanaze hits a beautiful drive and the batters steal a couple of runs. That takes West Indies to 200 runs against India.

    WI 200/4 (94.3)

  • 01:01 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: West Indies under pressure

    It seems that the ball is doing its bit now for spinner Ravindra Jadeja. Pacer Jaydev Unadkat is also beat the outside edge of Joshua Da Silva in the 92nd over. Are India close to getting another breakthrough? Well, let’s see…

    WI 194/4 (92)

  • 00:43 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: OUT! What a catch!

    A wicket for India! Ravindra Jadeja has removed Jermaine Blackwood in the first over of the third session. Jadeja came over the wicket and pitched the ball down the leg side. The ball turned into Blackwood and took the outside edge of his bat. Wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan missed it but Ajinkya Rahane at slip took a sensational one-handed catch. West Indies 178/4 vs India (438).

  • 00:35 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: FOUR!

    What a start to the third session! Blackwood has hit a four towards the extra cover region.

    WI 178/3 (86.1)

  • 00:12 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Tea on Day 3!

    That is the Tea break in the game! Jermaine Blackwood and Alick Athanaze have added 17 runs for the fourth wicket so far in 80 balls. On the other hand, the Indian bowlers made sure they kept it tight for the hosts by choking them for runs if not getting wickets.

    WI 174/3 (86)

  • 00:04 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: West Indies rely on defensive mode

    The Indian bowlers are bowling tight lines to the duo of Jermaine Blackwood and Alick Athanaze. The scoring rate in the ongoing second session is 1.7. West Indies definitley could do better on this batting-friendly surface.  

    WI 172/3 (84)

  • 23:50 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: West Indies aim to keep going

    West Indies still trail India by 269 runs. They need to keep going with Jermaine Blackwood and Alick Athanaze in the crease. The duo has added 12 runs so far for the fourth wicket but took 50 balls for that.

    WI 169/3 (81)

  • 23:15 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: OUT!!!

    Ravichandran Ashwin provides India the much-needed breakthrough. He has bowled a terrific delivery to dismiss the set batter Kraigg Brathwaite. Ashwin invited the batter on the front foot with an off spinning delivery that eventually went through the defence of Brathwaite and hit the stumps. The Windies skipper departs for 75. 

    WI 157/3 (72.4)

  • 23:10 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Testing time for Indian bowlers

    The Indian bowlers are getting no help from the surface. In this case, only a mistake from the Windies batters could award them with a wicket. West Indies trail India by 285 runs.

    WI 153/2 (72)

  • 22:58 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: FOUR!

    A full toss from R Ashwin and Jermaine Blackwood utilizes it well. He hit the ball to the wide of short mid-wicket fielder for a four.

    WI 150/2 (68.1)

  • 22:49 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Indian bowlers keep it tight!

    Only 10 runs have come off the last 8 overs. This is good bowling from India. If the surface is not offering any help, their bowlers are making sure they don’t leak much runs. Either of Kraigg Brathwaite or Jermaine Blackwood needs to score some boundaries at regular intervals in order to keep Windies going.

    WI 144/2 (66)

  • 22:33 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Drinks Break!

    This has been a solid reply from West Indies to India’s 438 so far. Kraigg Brathwaite continues to hold one end tight. He has been frustrating the Indian bowlers with his patient knock that has a strike rate of 33.33. Jermaine Blackwood is also taking his time at the other end. West Indies still trail India by 298 runs.

    WI 140/2 (63)

  • 22:28 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Ball is being checked!

    India have complained about the ball, but it seems that the umpire is satisfied. This will see Mohammed Siraj continue his bowling. It is a dot ball to Jermaine Blackwood to end the over.

    WI 139/2 (62)

  • 22:25 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: West indies solid!

    Kraigg Brathwaite stands solid at the score of 67 and that keeps West Indies in cruise control against India. Despite losing two wickets, West Indies are going really well in this game. 

    WI 139/2 (61)

  • 21:13 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Early Lunch taken!

    Early Lunch has been taken as rain continues to interrupt the play. West Indies have had a decent start on Day 3. They added 31 runs and lost one wicket of Kirk McKenzie. It would have been a good start for them but Mukesh Kumar claimed his maiden Test wicket to give India something to rejoice in the tough first hour of play. 

    WI 117/2 (51.4)

  • 20:50 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Rain returns!

    It had stopped raining and the covers were removed, but the rain has returned and covers are back in place.

  • 20:35 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: It is still raining!

    It continues to rain in Trinidad. The pitch covers are put in place.

  • 20:24 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: OUT!

    Debutant Mukesh Kumar claims his maiden Test wicket. He has dismissed Kirk McKenzie for the latter’s individual score of 32. West Indies are 117/2 against India (438). We have a short stoppage in play as it has started raining.

    WI 117/2 (51.4)

  • 19:59 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: FOUR!

    A short ball from Mohammed Siraj and Kraigg Brathwaite hit it away for a four on the off side.

    WI 112/1 (46.2)

  • 19:52 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: 100 up for West Indies!

    A single from Kirk McKenzie and that takes West Indies to the 100-run mark. The pair of McKenzie abd Kraigg Brathwaite have added 29 runs for the second wicket so far.

    WI 100/1 (44.5) 

  • 19:46 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: FOUR!

    This time McKenzie takes the aerial route. It was a length ball and the southpaw hit the ball over the fielders close to him for a four. It went through the extra cover region.

    WI 98/1 (43.5) 

  • 19:44 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: FOUR!

    A fuller ball from Jaydev Unadkat and Kirk McKenzie played a straight drive on it for a four.

    WI 94/1 (43.4)

  • 19:33 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: Action begins!

    Jaydev Unadkat is bowling the first over of the day. Kirk McKenzie will face him with his fellow batter Kraigg Brathwaite at the other end. Here we go!

  • 19:10 (IST)

    IND vs WI, 2nd Test Live: What happened on Day 2?

    West Indies ended the second day at 86 for 1, trailing India by 352 runs. Openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Tagenarine Chanderpaul stitched solid opening stand of 71 runs before Ravindra Jadeja got better of Chanderpaul. Earlier on the day, Virat Kohli scored 121 as India posted 438 runs in their first innings. Get the day highlights HERE

  • 18:13 (IST)

    Welcome guys!

    Hello everyone, welcome to the live blog of Day 3 of the second Test between India and West Indies. The hosts will resume at 86 for 1 on Saturday, trailing India by 352 runs. Stay connected for all the live updates.

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