Umesh Yadav Shines As India Bowl Out Windies For 311

Umesh Yadav (3/83 in 23 overs) bowled his heart out on a good batting track while left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav (3/74 in 26 overs) was also impressive during the first two sessions. Debutant pacer Shardul Thakur left the field complaining of groin strain after bowling merely 10 deliveries and the Indian attack was reduced to four men. (Play fantasy league and win cash daily)

Live updates between India Vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 2, straight from Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

10:15 IST: SIX! Short delivery from Shannon Gabriel, Prithvi Shaw cuts it away for a maximum. 15 runs from the opening over for India.

10:14 IST: Boundary! Prithvi Shaw shows his class, stood tall to hit the back of a length delivery from Shannon Gabriel between gully and third slip to pick four runs.

10:10 IST: Three runs! India and KL Rahul are off the mark on the first ball with a fine drive towards extra-cover from the full length delivery by Shannon Gabriel. It will bring Prithvi Shaw on the strike.

10:00 IST: At the end of innings, Windies 311 all-out in 101.4 overs, (Windies Roston Chase 106, Jason Holder 52; Umesh Yadav 6/88)

09:58 IST: WICKET! Shannon Gabriel departs for a first-ball duck. The ball jags away from the right-hander as it takes an edge an ends up in the safe hands of Rishabh Pant. Umesh Yadav gets his best bowling figure 6 for 88 in Test cricket on a flat track where he created plenty of movement. He will be on a hat-trick when he resumes his bowling in the second innings. 

09:56 IST: BOWLED HIM! Umesh Yadav gets his second five-wicket haul. Deceived Roston Chase completely as he went on to defend the ball but failed to pick up the length as it went on to hit the stumps. Roston departs for 106.

09:48 IST: BEAUTY! Umesh Yadav’s delivery swings away from the right-handed Jomel Warrican. The ball was inches away from taking a snick of Warrican’s willow.

09:38 IST: SIX! Jomel Warrican takes on the tossed up delivery from Kuldeep Yadav to hit it over long-on for a maximum. He is not looking to defend here. Seven runs from the over, Windies 303/8. 

09:36 IST: Fourth Test century for Roston Chase! Well deserved, he played a fighting knock on Day 1, where he laid the foundation, negated the spinners beautifully, stayed committed.

09:34 IST: WICKET! Bit of an inside edge on to the stumps and Umesh Yadav strikes in the first over of the day as Devendra Bishoo walks back for 2 runs. No footwork from him whatsover, trying to play the full length delivers. Windies 296/8 after 96 overs. Jomel Warrican is the new batsman in.

09:31 IST: Movement straight away! Roston Chase cuts the pitched up delivery towards third man. He moves to 99 runs.

09:30 IST: Second new ball is about 8 overs old. Umesh Yadav to open the proceedings for India, with Roston Chase on strike.

09:28 IST: Virat Kohli leads Team India on to the field. Meanwhile, Roston Chase (98 not out) and Devendra Bishoo (2 not out) are out in the centre. Roston has already got one ton against India, he is two short of his fourth Test century.

09:15 IST: Pitch Report on Day 2: “Not much turn here today, maybe, on Day’s 3 and 4 with cracks opening up. Odd balls will keep low. Good day for batting,” Sunil Gavaskar and Ian Bishop said.

08:30 IST: Hello and welcome to the live commentary from the Day 2 of the second Test between India and Windies.

It seemed good enough till tea but the lack of a fifth bowler did have its effect in the final session as the two senior spinners Ravichandran Ashwin (1/49 in 24.2 overs) and Ravindra Jadeja (0/69 in 20 overs) could not dismiss Chase in the final session. However, it was India, who had started the post-lunch session on a dominant note with signs that another batting debacle from the Caribbeans looking imminent. Shimron Hetmeyer (12) offered no stroke to a googly and was adjudged plumb in-front. Sunil Ambris (18) played a loose shot as the Caribbeans were left stuttering at 113 for five. Chase and Shane Dowrich (30) then added 69 runs for the sixth wicket before Umesh got the ball to reverse trapping the keeper leg-before. While the umpire initially gave not out, skipper Virat Kohli had a successful DRS review.

Earlier, Ashwin and Yadav struck early in the session as West Indies lost their top-order in the first session in which they scored 86 runs. At the stroke of lunch, Shai Hope (36) was dismissed by Yadav as India gained the upper-hand. Opener Powell, who scored 83 in the second innings at Rajkot in the first Test, struck four boundaries. He successfully reviewed a leg-before call off Ashwin’s delivery as TV replays showed a big inside edge.


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