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India vs West Indies, 1st Test Day 2 in Antigua Highlights: As it Happened

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03:18 (IST)

STUMPS: And that's the end of day two. A day that clearly belonged to India as they bagged eight West Indian wickets. The hosts end the day on 189/8. 

03:13 (IST)

India have been exceptional today. They haven't given anything away. The result is that Windies innings in stuttering at 189/8. 

03:02 (IST)

FIFER FOR ISHANT: And a second wicket in the over for Ishant. He gets the ball to move away from Roach and he edges it. Virat Kohli takes a simple catch. Windies are 179/8. 

02:58 (IST)

OUT: And Ishant has a fourth wicket here. An excellent return catch by the lanky bowler and Hetmyer goes for 35. Windies in a spot of bother at 179/7.

02:57 (IST)

Indian bowlers look tired, but they have bowled exceptionally well today. They need to just end the day well and not give easy runs to the opposition. After 55.2 overs Windies are 179/6. 

02:48 (IST)

OUT: And after a long wait Ishant has produced a wicket. The ball just straightens after pitching and Hope edges it. Pant takes a good catch behind the stumps. He departs for 24 as Windies are 174/6. 

02:38 (IST)

Hetmyer and Hope are building a little partnership and haven't been troubled by the Indian bowlers much. Yet another over comes to an end as India moves to 173/5. 

02:28 (IST)

And players are back on the field after a very brief interval. Vihari bowls the first over after break. India needs a few wickets here to end the day on perfect note. 

02:21 (IST)

The covers are coming off already and shouldn't be long before the match starts again. 

02:14 (IST)

And now Hanuma Vihari comes into the attack. He would like to break the partnership. And it has started raining now. Looks pretty heavy at the moment. And the rains have interrupted again. Windies are 162/5. 

02:05 (IST)

Another over for Jasprit. For now there is no swing on offer. Shami could perhaps extract some swing towards end of the day. Meanwhile, Windier reach 150. The score is 152/5. 

01:54 (IST)

Bumrah to start a fresh spell, perhaps his last for the day. He would put in his everything to get India the breakthroughs. If they can get Hetmyer, they would clearly be ahead in this match. It's 137/5. 

01:44 (IST)

Shami starts a fresh over. Windies are again suffering due to mediocre batting by the top order. They need to find a permanent fix for this problem. It's 136/5 now. 

01:35 (IST)

OUT: And Ishant has a wicket here. It's the danger man Chase who departs for 48. The batsman flicks it right in the hands of KL Rahul. Windies lose their fifth wicket here. India are on top as the opposition are 130/5. 

01:32 (IST)

Ishant Sharma comes back into the attack. He needs to produce a wicket for his team here. Chase and Hope have looked comfortable at the crease till now. Windies are 130/4. 

01:24 (IST)

A fresh over for Jadeja. He needs to break this partnership now. This pair has already added 35 together. The problem for India could be that they have only four frontline bowlers. Kohli might have to use Hanuma Vihari at some point. Windies are 125/4. 

01:14 (IST)

Shami is back into the attack. He has a happy knack of picking up wickets and India need to break this stand. A good over from Shami comes to an end. Windies are now 108/4. 

01:08 (IST)

Chase is batting well here at the moment and looking to score runs. That's the only way he can survive this Indian bowling attack. Hope on the other hand is defending everything. The score moves to 107/4. 

01:01 (IST)

A slight issue for Mayank Agarwal as he is hit by a shot by Chase on the collar bone. But he should be okay. The fielder is all smiles now. Windies are now 104/4. 

00:52 (IST)

Another over for Jadeja and he is hurrying through his overs. That makes the batsmen commit mistakes. Yet another over comes to an end as Windies now move to 97/4. 

00:44 (IST)

Jadeja continues from the other end. Chase dances down the track and dispatches Jadeja for a big six. West Indies need Chase to stay on the wicket. Another over comes to an end as Windies are 94/4.

00:38 (IST)

OUT: And the last session of the day starts. India would be looking to wrap up the innings. And in second over after tea Bumrah has a wicket here. Darren Bravo is LBW for 18. Windies are in deep trouble here at 88/4.  

00:36 (IST)
Jadeja has been excellent with the bat for India
00:18 (IST)

This has been India's day so far comfortably, but at no point have they run away with proceedings in any of the sessions. Even after they picked up two wickets before tea, West Indies have managed to not lose their way entirely. The score reads 82/3 at Tea.

23:57 (IST)

SIX! And now Bravo gets into the mood. This is a refreshing approach from the West Indies batsmen, albeit a high-risk one considering the precarious position they find themselves in at the moment. Well, it's all good while it's working. West Indies are 75/3.

23:53 (IST)

FOUR! Roston Chase gets off the mark after facing ten balls with a beautiful cover drive off the bowling of Mohamed Shami. West Indies needs that and more after losing the two wickets that they have in quick succession, if they are to stand a chance of getting close to this Indian total.

23:47 (IST)

OUT! Brooks has been dismissed by Ravindra Jadeja, and the bowling change has worked! Brooks is decieved by the flight offered by Jadeja, and Ajinkya Rahane takes a smart catch. The score reads 58/3.

23:27 (IST)

OUT! And just as we say that, Kraigg Brathwaite tries to play an uppish drive off a good length ball, but Ishant Sharma shows brilliant reflexes on his follow through to take a low catch and send the dangerous Brathwaite back to the pavilion. The score is now 48/2.

23:24 (IST)

West Indies are inching towards a score of 50, and Brathwaite and Brooks would have to be commended for their efforts. This is some pretty composed cricket by the duo, playing the ball at its merit and not being afraid to punish the bad deliveries.

23:09 (IST)

38/1 after the first 14 overs have been bowled by the Indian bowlers, and in sweltering conditions, it has been testing times for them. Even after Campbell was dismissed, the following two West Indian batsmen have managed to hold fort and make the Indian bowlers work hard in the harsh conditions in Antigua. Shamarh Brooks is key to how the West Indies innings progresses from here.

India vs West Indies, 1st Test Day 2 in Antigua Highlights: As it Happened
Follow all the live cricket action and latest updates as India take on West Indies in the first Test at Antigua: STUMPS: And that's the end of day two. A day that clearly belonged to India as they bagged eight West Indian wickets. The hosts end the day on 189/8.

India vs West Indies 1st Test on August 22nd (Thursday) will be broadcast on the Sony Ten Network and live streaming will be available on Sony Liv. The match will be played at The Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua and will begin at 1900 HRS IST. You can also follow all the action on our live blog (IND vs WI).

Day 1 Review: Ajinkya Rahane scored a fine half-century but it was the West Indies bowlers who ran the show on the opening day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua on Thursday (August 22). Rahane (81) played a scratchy yet resilient knock after India had lost three early wickets and was the pick of the batsmen on a day when rain played spoilsport on more than one occasion.

A bout of showers early in the day delayed the toss and the start of play but West Indies skipper Jason Holder had no hesitation in putting India in to bat first when he won the toss. His decision was vindicated too as the first session of the day belonged to the home team. Kemar Roach dismissed Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara in the fifth over of the day while Shannon Gabriel accounted for the prized wicket of captain Virat Kohli.

On a surface freshened by early morning rain and offering encouragement to the new ball bowlers, Roach induced edges from both Agarwal and Pujara for catches by Hope. While Gabriel lacked Roach's persistent accuracy, his extra pace continued to challenge India's top order and brought him the reward of Kohli's wicket when the champion batsman, who made nine, attempted to guide a lifting delivery through backward-point only for debutant Shamarh Brooks to take a tumbling catch at gully.

Reduced to 25 for three by opening bowlers Roach and Gabriel, Rahane then joined opening batsman K.L. Rahul in mid-morning and the two set about rebuilding India’s innings. The two put together a 68-run partnership for the fourth wicket before Rahul departed for 44. Hanuma Vihari then came out to bat him and Rahane then stitched together an 82-run stand for the fifth wicket but both would depart shortly thereafter.

Their departure saw both Rishabh Pant (20*) and Ravindra Jadeja (3*) look to play cautiously in the final session as the threat of a lower-order collapse loomed. More rain then saw tea taken early and delayed the start of play once again. Rain also ensured the day ended early as when India were 203-6 in 68.5 overs, umpires called off the remaining days play due to more persistent showers. ​