Team India Players To Sport Numbered Test Jerseys For The First Time

Team India Players To Sport Numbered Test Jerseys For The First Time

It is to be mentioned that this is the first time in the history of test cricket that Team India players will be wearing jerseys with both their names and numbers.

Unbeaten on 37 at the interval, Rahul perished almost an hour after the resumption when he feathered a leg-side catch to Hope off part-time off-spinner Roston Chase, after facing 97 balls in a shade over two and a half hours at the crease and striking five fours.

Ishant scalped five wickets as he dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite, Roston Chase, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer and Kemar Roach.

Rahane and Kohli shared an unbeaten 104 runs off 41.4 overs for the fourth wicket to take India to a comfortable position in the match.

Roach dismissed Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara in the same over while Gabriel accounted for the prized wicket of captain Virat Kohli to reduce the tourists to 25 for three after they were put in to bat by West Indies skipper Jason Holder.

Meanwhile, speaking on the Indian team, which had crashed out of the ICC World Cup after losing the semi-final contest against New Zealand this year, Akhtar also said the Virat Kohli-led team has recovered well.

His record against West Indies is simply remarkable.

At the opening break of the third day, India were 14 for no loss in their second innings.

Kohli's scalp did not help West Indies much as Rahane and Vihari gradually took the game away from the hosts with their confident yet contrasting batting.

Rahane has got some luck today! .

"The ball is coming nicely out of my hand". After that Australia tour, coach Ravi Shastri had identified Kuldeep as India's No. 1 overseas spinner.

It was Roach who gave the West Indies an ideal start to the day when he removed Rishabh Pant for 24. The other overnight batsman Rahane was joined by Vihari, who easily worked the ball around in gaps to keep the scoreboard ticking.

He recently featured for West Indies A against the touring India A, taking six wickets from 51 overs in two four-day "Tests" at an average of almost 21.

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