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Team India tightens screws on day one, brilliant performance by Rohit-Yashaswi with Ashwin

Team India tightens screws on day one, brilliant performance by Rohit-Yashaswi with Ashwin

The first match of the Test series will be played between India and the West Indies in Dominica from Wednesday. The first day of the match is named after India. West Indies won the toss and decided to bat first. During this the team went all out scoring just 150 runs. After this, until the end of the game on the first day, India scored 80 runs in the first innings without a loss. Ravichandran Ashwin took 5 wickets for the India team. While he was batting, Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal looked amazing.

After the West Indies innings, Yashasvi and Rohit came on to open for Team India. Yashasvi is playing a debut test match. He scored an unbeaten 40 while facing 73 balls. While Rohit faced 65 balls and scored 30 runs unbeaten. There was an 80-run partnership between these two. None of the West Indian bowlers could break this partnership. The India team is now 70 runs behind the West Indies.

West Indies won the toss and decided to bat first in the Dominica Test. During this the team went all out scoring just 150 runs. Indian pitchers Ashwin and Jadeja outshone the team. Ashwin took 5 wickets and Jadeja took 3 wickets. Alyque scored the highest 47 runs for the West Indies. He faced 99 balls and hit 6 fours and one six. Captain Braithwaite was sacked after scoring just 20 runs. Tejnarayan Chanderpaul pulled away after scoring 12 runs. Cornwall remained unbeaten after scoring 19 runs late on.

For India, Ashwin took 5 wickets for 60 runs in 24.3 overs. He also hit 6 maiden overs. This entry was special for Ashwin. He completed 700 international wickets. Ravindra Jadeja took 3 wickets for 26 runs in 14 overs. He pulled off 7 maiden overs. Shardul Thakur and Mohammad Siraj each took one wicket.

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