New Delhi: India moving close to victory as West Indies are 195 for 8. Ashwin picked up 5 wickets in total. Carlos Brathwaite and Devendra Bishoo are batting.
West Indies collapsed under intense pressure created by Ashwin and Co on a pitch that offered assistance to the slow bowlers. Earlier, a short rain shower stopped India’s march as the hosts went into an early lunch at 76 for two at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
West Indies are 76 for 2 in their second innings with Marlon Samuels and Rajendra Chandrika are batting. West Indies were 76 for two in their . West Indies still trailed by 247 runs with eight wicketsremaining.
Marlon Samuels and Rajendra Chandrika were batting on 39and 22 respectively at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. India amassed 566 for eight declared in their firstinnings and then bowled out West Indies for 243 and forced thehosts to follow-on. Brief scores:India 1st innings: 566 for 8 declared in 161.5 overs
West Indies: 243 all out in in 90.2 overs (KraiggBrathwaite 74, Shane Dowrich 57 not out; Umesh Yadav4/41, Mohammed Shami 4/66) and 76 for two in 30 overs (MarlonSamuels 39 batting).
West Indies are in trouble in the first test after they were forced to follow on. West indies were 21 for one in their second innings at sumps on day 3. India will be looking to put pressure on West Indies batting line up which has shown poor performance in the first innings.