Ind vs WI 1st Test, Day 2 Highlights: Jaiswal Scored Maiden Ton, India Lead By 162 Runs At Stumps On Day 2

Ind vs WI 1st Test, Day 2 Highlights: Jaiswal Scored Maiden Ton; India Lead By 162 Runs At Stump’s On Day 2. The debutant, Yashasvi Jaiswal scored his first century in international cricket. The unbeaten young lad is on 143* in 350 balls. Rohit Sharma, on the other hand, scored his 10th Test century and made it clear that he is still in the game. With their massive opening partnership, India amassed 312/2 at stumps on Day 2 of the first Test against the Windies.

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Jaiswal is the seventh Indian batter and the first in 13 years to achieve a Test century away from home on debut.

Meanwhile, Rohit departed soon after his century, scoring 103 (221). Right after Sharma, Gill joined the party with Jaiswal. However, Gill went back to pavilion after scoring only 6 runs off 11 balls. Then came Virat Kohli, the former test captain and scored 36* in 96 balls and balanced the ship. Both Jaiswal and Kohli closed Day 2 by keeping India in a safe position.

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Ind vs WI 1st Test Scorecard

Stumps (Day 2 – 1st Test) – India lead by 162 runs


WI – 150 (64.3 overs)

IND – 312/2 (113 overs)
WI Bowling

J. Warrican: 1/82 (34)

A. Athanaze: 1/33 (13)
IND Batting

Y.Jaiswal: 143* (350)

V.Kohli: 36* (96)

Alternatively, West Indies bowlers are putting their full potential to stop India as early as they can. However, only 2 bowlers have managed to take wickets of India. Currently, the most expensive bowler is Alzarri Joseph. He gave 65 runs in 14 overs with an economy rate of 4.64.

On Day 1, Ashwin took the fifer and claimed his 33rd five-wicket haul to give India an advantage against a subpar West Indies side. Ashwin took five wickets for 60 runs in 24.3 overs to set up a West Indies collapse, with Ravindra Jadeja (3/26) also contributing wickets.

India’s main goal on Day 3 will be to increase their score and avoid having to bat again in this test match. On Day 3, it will be evident how India will do. Alternatively, the Windies will want to get an early wicket on Day 3 in order to stay in the game.