Rain & Roston took away the victory from India

Rain & Roston took away the victory from India


The second Test match between India and the West Indies ended in a draw as Roston Chase hit his maiden Test hundred to lead the host fightback  Wednesday. Chase scored an unbeaten 137 off 269 balls while skipper Jason Holder (64 not out) supported him from the other end to see off the last session of the match. India are leading the four-match series 1-0. Brief Scores: West Indies 196 and 388/6 in 104 overs.(Roston Chase 137 not out, Jason Holder 64 not out, Shane Dowrich 74, Jermaine Blackwood 63; M Shami 2/82, A Mishra 2/90). India 1st innings: 500/9 decl (KL Rahul 158, A Rahane 108 not out, W Saha 47; R Chase 5/121). (-PTI)

As it happened! Mutually decided and the match ends in a draw. West Indies 388/6; Chase 138*, Holder 64*

02.34 hrs IST: Virat Kohli with some pep talk during Drinks session. We are into last hour of day now. 372/6

02.27 hrs IST: Holder clears the ropes and brings up the FIFTY! West Indies 370/6

02.15 hrs IST: West Indies are making it a certain draw but the way they have played, it will give them a winning boost

01.50 hrs IST: The frustration continues for the visitors. It’s Holder’s turn to offer resistance, and the skipper continues to score runs in the process. West Indies take the lead to 42

01.10 hrs IST: No matter which way it goes now, the day has been exciting, at least for West Indies. The result hangs…Either India win or West Indies draw

01.09 hrs IST: West Indies survive another session, head into Tea at 319/6. (Chase 112*, Holder 21*)

00.40 hrs IST: West Indies cross the 300-run mark and the scores are now level. 304/6

00.31 hrs IST: Holder in no mood to hang around as the skipper clears the circle for consecutive boundaries off Mishra

00.26 hrs IST: West Indies trail by only 18 now. They have now ensured that the

00.25 hrs IST: After 50 years, Chase becomes first WI player to take fifer, score 100 in same Test. Sobers was last

00.24 hrs IST: After the maiden fifer, Chase follows it up with a hundred. All in the same game. Top effort! Viv Richards applauds from the stands

00.23 hrs IST: India vs West Indies: Chase hits his maiden Test hundred. Hosts frustrate India on Day 5, 286/6

00.19 hrs IST: Jason Holder is the new man in, and he too can bat!

00.17 hrs IST: WICKET! Mishra traps Dowrich in front for 74. West Indies 285/6. Replays suggest there was bat involved there

00.10 hrs IST: Four and now a SIX! Dowrich taking on Ashwin now. West Indies move to 278/5

23.50 hrs IST: India need to find a way to pick a wicket now. At the moment, West Indies cruising in the middle

23.37 hrs IST: Chase-Dowrich stand is worth 100 now – the best stand in the series for the hosts

23.34 hrs IST: After seamers fail to strike, Kohli turns to spin. Ashwin into the attack now as India continue to search for wickets at Sabina Park

23.33 hrs IST: FIFTY for Dowrich now – third FIFTY of the day for West Indies. 240/5

23.27 hrs IST: West Indies have timed the ball sweetly today – something which haven’t managed to do in the series so far. It has been the best day in the series for them, so far

23.18 hrs IST: Dowrich hits Umesh for consecutive boundaries. West Indies continue to maintain the positive intent

23.16 hrs IST: Seam from both ends, Umesh into the attack. The chatter continues and India certainly don’t want to bat again

23.14 hrs IST: In between the overs, Ian Gould had a long chat with India Test skipper Kohli

23.13 hrs IST: India are very chirpy in the middle. Trying to put pressure on the young Chase, who continues to be solid in the middle

23.10 hrs IST: Teams are out in the middle for the afternoon session. Ishant into the attack. Kohli hoping for some reverse with the old ball

22.26 hrs IST: Hosts 215/5, trail by 89 runs but dominate the session with positive cricket. (Chase 70*, Blackwood 63)

22.16 hrs IST: Attack is the best form of defence! West Indies certainly proving that as they not only survive the first session but score brisk runs in the process

22.08 hrs IST: 200 up for West Indies in the 50th over of the innings. It has been an excellent session for hosts

22.02 hrs IST: Runs continue to come in boundaries for the West Indies, visitors frustration grows with every run scored and ball bowled

21.58 hrs IST: FIFTY-run stand between Dowrich and Chase comes up now. West Indies continue to frustrate India

21.49 hrs IST: Another handy little stand developing between Dowrich and Chase. Both looking to score runs. West Indies have operated at more than four every every over in the session so far

21.33 hrs IST: FIFTY for chase, and he reaches there in fine fashion – with a boundary

21.27 hrs IST: Chase continues to be positive as he now ends the Ashwin over with a slog sweep

21.25 hrs IST: This time the right-hander makes connection and hits Mishra all the way for a maximum

21.24 hrs IST: Adventurous slog sweep attempt and it misses everything. That could have gone anywhere – on the stumps, in the air or the wickets

21.23 hrs IST: Chase goes against the turn and gets a boundary. Gets to the pitch of the ball and whips it in the gap

21.21 hrs IST: India’s spin twins in operation at the moment as Mishra bowls with Ashwin in tandem

21.17 hrs IST: New man in the middle and Kohli continues to attack with men in catching positions around the bat

21.14 hrs IST: Dowrich is the new man in, he joins Chase in the middle. It will be interesting to see whether his approach is similar to Blackwood

21.13 hrs IST: WICKET! Ashwin gives India first success of the morning as he scalps Blackwood for 63. WI 141/5. Bat, pad and a brilliant catch by Pujara at short-leg

21.07 hrs IST: Blackwood brings up a belligerent FIFTY, his second of the match

20.51 hrs IST: Blackwood eases his way into the 40s. He looked good in the first innings and doing more of the same in the second. This time he has someone, read Chase, sharing the load from the other end

20.48 hrs IST: Ashwin into the attack. India turn to their premier spinner for a breakthrough

20.40 hrs IST: For most of his spell, Umesh Yadav has attacked the stumps. With not much happening for the seamers, spinners will play a key role here. Ashwin, in particular, will be the crucial bowler for India today

20.30 hrs IST: We are into the ninth over and West Indies have already scored 48 runs, in a Test where runs have come at snail’s pace

20.27 hrs IST: Blackwood-Chase stand is nearing FIFTY, and it has come at almost run-a-ball

20.26 hrs IST: It’s a sunny day in Kingston after plenty of rain and overcast skies during the first four days

20.25 hrs IST: West Indies are off to a positive start as both Chase and Blackwood score at a brisk pace

20.17 IST hrs: Umesh Yadav surprises Blackwood with two bouncers.

20.15 IST Hrs: Blackwood and Chase in the middle. Ishant bowls a maiden. Hots are 81/4 after 21 overs.

20.10 hrs IST: FOUR! Mishra to Chase, Chase hits this one through midwicket for four.

20.07 hrs IST: Blackwood hits Mohammad Shami for couple of fours.

20.03 hrs IST: FOUR! Chase hits it through midwicket for a boundary

20.00 hrs IST: Blackwood (0*) and Chase (3*) in the middle, Amit Mishra to bowl the first over for the day.

Mohammed Shami picked two quick wickets before rain forced early stumps.

Mohammed Shami picked two quick wickets before rain forced early stumps. 

Ajinkya Rahane batted fluently to stay unbeaten on 108 in India’s first innings

Ajinkya Rahane batted fluently to stay unbeaten on 108 in India’s first innings