India v West Indies: Virat Kohli hits 139 as hosts dominate

India v West Indies: Virat Kohli hits 139 as hosts dominate

India v West Indies: Virat Kohli hits 139 as hosts dominate

It was a maiden Test ton for Jadeja, who had to wait for nearly six years to reach three figures in the five-day format.

India´s Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after reaching his century (100 runs) during the second day´s play of the first Test cricket match between India and West Indies at the Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium in Rajkot on October 5, 2018.

Ravichandran Ashwin bowled Shai Hope for 10, Jadeja had Sunil Ambris (12) caught at slip in his first over, and Kuldeep Yadav bowled Shane Dowrich (10).

Virat Kohli became the first India batsman to pass 1,000 Test runs in three consecutive years by hitting 139 as the hosts ruthlessly dominated West Indies on day two of the first Test. But he got out eight runs from a hundred after facing 82 balls.

Roston Chase (27) and Keemo Paul (13) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day, with the visitors trailing the hosts by 555 runs. He added a further 23 runs for the unbeaten last wicket with Shami (2 not out).

The top order did not withstand the Indian bowling attack, as Shami accounted for both openers and then a horrendous mix-up saw Shimron Hetmyer run-out just when he looked to be settling. "I was just walking at the stumps, and I didn't think he (Hetmyer) will start running", jadeja said with a smile.

India vs West Indies 1st Test Day 3 Live Cricket Streaming: India take on West Indies. Slamming five fours and five sixes in his knock, Jadeja reached his maiden Test ton with a quick single to mid-on and followed it up with his famous sword celebration.

The diminutive right-hander becomes India's second youngest century-maker after Sachin Tendulkar, who in 1990 was 17 years and 112 days when he made 119 not out against in England in Manchester during his ninth Test appearance.

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