Mohamed Siraj is congratulated by Ravindra Jadeja after the catch.© AFP
The primary day of the primary Take a look at between India and West Indies in Dominica fully belonged to the guests. Ravichandran Ashwin weaved his magic on option to taking his thirty third five-wicket haul whereas Ravindra Jadeja took 4 wickets. The outcome was that West Indies’ first innings ended on 150. Other than the excellent bowling effort, the Indians had been agile on the sector too. Whereas there have been a number of good catches, the one which stood out was that of Mohammed Siraj, who took a superb catch of Jermaine Blackwood.
Off a fuller supply outdoors off by Ravindra Jadeja, Blackwood appeared to go over Jadeja’s head. However Siraj was quick sufficient to maneuver to his proper from mid-off and leapt excessive within the air to take a terrific catch along with his stretched arm. He even took a blow on his elbow whereas taking the catch.
Watch: Siraj Takes Blinder To Dismiss WI Star, Jadeja In Awe In 1st Take a look at
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Nursing a bruised ego after WTC ultimate snub final month, Ravichandran Ashwin made the absolute best comeback as his thirty third five-wicket haul put India within the driver’s seat in opposition to a below-par West Indies on the primary day of the opening Take a look at, on Wednesday.
Ashwin justified his prime billing in ICC Take a look at bowlers’ rating with figures of 5 for 60 in 24.3 overs to decimate West Indies for a lowly 150 in 64.3 overs with Ravindra Jadeja (3/26 in 14 overs) superbly complementing him to make life depressing for the house crew batters. With greater than an hour obtainable for batting skipper Rohit Sharma (30 batting, 65 balls) and debutant Yashasvi Jaiswal (40 batting, 73 balls) added 80 runs for the opening stand to deliver down first innings deficit to 70 going into second day.
With PTI inputs
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