India have taken a first-innings lead of 304 runs before declaring at 500/9 third day of the second Test against West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica on Monday. Ajinkya Rahane played a clinical knock of 108 runs, scoring his third century in four innings.
Before this, the visitors reached 358/5 after opener Lokesh Rahul smashed a clinical 158 runs in on Day 2 of 2nd Test at Kingston, Jamaica. India were able to take a lead of 162 runs over the Caribbeans with Ajnkya Rahane and wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha still rotating strike at end of day’s play.
Earlier, Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul’s partnership of 121 runs for the second wicket was broken by Roston Chase.
Here are the updates of 3rd day of Jamaica Test:
01.24 am: And, drizzle arrives again at Kingston! West Indies yet to come in middle.
01.17 am: WICKET! Umesh gone, 5 wicket haul for Chase. India declare at 500/9
01.09 am: Ajinkya Rahane hits his 7th Test ton, fifth outside India.
12.46 am: WICKET! Shami goes on first ball. Chase on hat trick. India 458/8
12.42 am : WICKET! Mishra departs. India 458/7
12.37 am: Rahane and Mishra walk out in middle. India 456/6
11.46 pm: India reach 456/6, drizzle interrupts Day 3 proceedings. Rahane near ton at 83. India lead by 260 runs
Play in the second session on the third day has been interrupted due to rain. India are 456/6 & lead WI by 260 runs. pic.twitter.com/osyJjzz5S7
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10.15 pm: India go into lunch at 425/6, lead by 229 runs
8.42 pm: FIFTY! Rahane brings completes his half with a four.
08.30 pm : Here we are with the live action from Day 3 play between India and West Indies at Kingston, Jamaica. India are 358/5.