Team India declared their first innings on 421/5 in 152.2 overs, taking a 271-run lead in the first Test against West Indies at Windsor Park Stadium, here on Friday. India’s declaration post-lunch means that West Indies have an hour and nearly eight minutes to bat in the second session.
In the second session, Virat Kohli was out for 76 off Rahkeem Cornwall when he tried to flick on backfoot through leg-side, but the extra bounce took a thick inside edge to leg slip. The star batter couldn’t complete his century but played a crucial knock.
A video of Virat Kohli after the Indian innings is going viral on social media. In the clip, Virat can be seen dancing and his energy has taken over the internet. The star batter is known for his magnificent aura that bewitches the fans. He always stirs up the crowd and keeps them entertained.
Virat Kohli’s Fifty Helps India Lead Windies By 271 Runs
An impressive Yashasvi Jaiswal crossed 150 early in the first session. But the debutant fell for a massive 171 while Kohli made his 29th Test fifty as India continued to put West Indies under the pump.
Virat Kohli lost his wicket to Rahkeem Cornwall after scoring 76 runs. Ravindra Jadeja raked in some boundaries through a cut and creamy cover drive for boundaries. After playing 19 balls, Kishan was finally off the mark in Test cricket with a flick off the hip for a single. As soon as he was off the mark, India declared with a 271-run lead on a pitch showing signals of quick deterioration
With the ball turning and bouncing, it will be a difficult prospect for the West Indies to make India bat again, especially when Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja come out to bowl
(with IANS inputs)