Centuries From India Openers Help Them Reach 245 For 2 At Tea Against West Indies In First Test Match

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Centuries From India Openers Help Them Reach 245 For 2 At Tea Against West Indies In First Test Match

Play will resume after the tea interval with India on 245 for 2 against West Indies at Windsor Park, Dominica, on the second day of the opening test match and a first innings lead of 95 runs.

Virat Koli is on 4 not out and Yashasvi Jaiswal on 116.

India scored their highest opening partnership outside Asia reaching the landmark against West Indies, 228 runs on Thursday.

Centuries from India opener, Yashasvi Jaiswal, on debut and Captain Rohit Sharma 103 placed the visitors in a strong position replying to 150 runs  all out made the Caribbean side in their first innings.

Sharma’s 100 came from 220 balls and included eight fours and two sixes.

The visitors closed the opening day on 80 without loss and continued their dominance at the crease with Jaiswal reaching a century off 215 balls, hitting 11 fours in the process.

West Indies bowler Alick Athazane on debut got the priced wicket of Sharma caught by wicket keeper Joshua Da Silva while Shubman Gill was caught by Athanzane for 6 runs.