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India vs West Indies cricket live score: Windies-195/3 (F/o) on Day-3 Last Updated : 16 Nov 2011 04:15:32 PM IST Pragyan Ojha celebrates wicket of Kirk Edwards
West Indies responded strongly after following on. West Indies made 195/3 at the end of day-3 here at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday.
West Indies still trail by 283 runs with seven wickets remaining. Bravo (38) and Chanderpaul (21) were in the middle.
Lanky pacer Ishant Sharma ended the resistance of Adrian Brath and Kirk Edwards. Duo samshed half century to rescue vistors from early jolt in the second innings. Sharma scalped Barath soon after tea break. Barat made vital 62 runs before getting out. However, Edwards continue the rescue operation along with Darren Bravo but Ishant Sharma proved too good and dismissed him for 60.
On the other hand, India need seven wicket to win two days of game remaining. Day-4 may be proved deciding day as bowlers are getting turn and bounce from the track.
Playing follow-on, West Indies made 116/1 at the Tea break here on Day-3. Adrian Barath smashed half-century to lead the visitors fight.
Opener Adrian Barath and Kirk Edwards have been holding the fort for West Indies in the second innings after India enforced follow on. West Indies lost first wicket early in the second innings. Umesh Yadav dismissed Brathwaite for 9.
Indian skipper MS Dhoni asked West Indies to play the follow on after Pragyan Ojha claimed four wickets to bundle out visitors for 153 runs in their first innings on Day-3.
Resuming from overnight total of 34/2, visitors just managed to add 119 runs on Day-3. West Indies innings lasted for just 48 hours. It was poor batting performance by the West Indies, which helped India to force follow on. Visitors trail by 478 runs in the first innings.
For West Indies, Darren Bravo was the top scorer with 30 runs.
Surprisingly, the behaviour of the track was dramatically changed on third day after India's run feast on day-2.
For India, Pragyan Ojha claimed four wickets while Umesh Yadav took three wickets. R Ashwin scalps two wickets.
Indian pacer Umesh Yadav gave fifth jolt as he dismissed good looking Darren Bravo for 30 runs.
In a amjor blow, R Ashwin dismissed dangerous Shivnaraine Chanderpaul, leaving visitors tottering at 46/4 in their first innings.
Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha struck early to reduce West Indies 42/3 in their first innings on Day-3 of second Test. Pargyan Ojha dismissed kirk Edwards for 16 runs.
Resuming from overnight score of 34/2, West Indies just added eight runs in the total and lost one wicket.
After declaring the first innings for 631/7, Indian bowlers grabbed to wickets before the bad light forced early end of Day-2 here at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
After batsmen piled up mammoth run on board, Indian pacer Umesh Yadav and R Ashwin provided early jolts to visitors. West Indies were 34/2 at the end of day-2 play.
On Day-3, Indian spinner R Ashwin and Pragyan Ojha will be proved crucial for the homeside. The track has become dusty and producing uneven bounce and turn. It will be a daunting task for visitors to bat on.
The first task before West Indies will be to save follow on because India will never want to bat in the game after scoring 631 runs. It is always difficult task for the team to bat in the fourth innings here and save the match.
Earlier, Indian skipper MS Dhoni and VVS Laxman put India in commanding position in the second Test.
Dhoni scored his first Test century of 2011 and fift of career while Laxman continued his good affair with Eden gardens.
Dhoni and Laxman added quick runs on board to put Caribbeans under pressure.
Source: IANS, Other Agencies, Staff Reporters
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