India Vs West Indies: IND vs WI, 1st Test Day 2: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rohit Sharma slam hundreds as India take control | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Younger Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a mature century on debut and added a document 229 runs for the opening wicket together with his skipper Rohit Sharma, who scored his tenth hundred, as India seized full management of the primary Check in opposition to West Indies on Friday.
Debutant Jaiswal, who grew to become solely the third India opener to attain a Check hundred on debut, scored an unbeaten 143, off 350 balls, and together with Virat Kohli (36*) powered India to 312/2 at stumps on the second day, taking a large first-innings lead of 162 runs over the hosts.
As it happened: India vs West Indies, 1st Test Day 2
Earlier, Rohit (103 off 221) curbed his pure aptitude on a tough pitch, which has loads of assist for the spinners, and with Jaiswal batted cautiously however nonetheless did properly sufficient to slowly bat the Windies out of the sport. India managed to attain solely 232 runs in 90 overs in the entire day.
Jaiswal, who batted the complete second day, has the seasoned Kohli for firm on the shut because the duo added 72 runs for the third wicket.

India now have a lead of 162 runs and are anticipated to bat for the higher a part of the third day earlier than Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are as soon as once more unleashed on an opposition that does not have sufficient technical wherewithal to counter them for 2 days.
The 21-year-old Jaiswal and 36-year-old Rohit are gamers, who could possibly be known as antithesis to what Mumbai faculty of ‘Khadoos’ batsmanship stands for. Each are flamboyant in their very own rights.
However on Thursday, they channelised their inside ‘Khadoos Mumbaikar’ as Jaiswal took 215 balls to turn into the seventeenth Indian debutant to attain 100 whereas Rohit needed to await 220 balls to achieve his landmark.

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After 41 lengthy years, since India’s 1982 tour of England the place Suru Nayak and Sunil Gavaskar opened, there have been two Mumbai males opening for the nation and put up the perfect ever stand of 229 in opposition to the West Indies, beating earlier better of 201 set by Sanjay Bangar and Virender Sehwag again in 2001.
The Windsor Park observe was a two-paced one the place the ball gripped and there was some gradual activate provide. On tracks like these, it’s troublesome to attain rapidly however on the identical time not too robust to hold round grinding the opposition to submission.
It was quaint Check match batting at its finest. Jaiswal and Rohit did simply that. Each trusted their defensive recreation after they discovered deliveries gripping, waited for the free deliveries as not one of the West Indies bowlers appeared threatening.
Jaiswal’s hundred is definite to usher in its justifiable share of euphoria amongst followers as his is an endearing rags to riches success story.

The story of promoting Panipuris on Mumbai’s Azad Maidan, climbing on the boundary wall to catch a glimpse of IPL on large display screen warms the cockles of your coronary heart and one desires to see the younger man succeed.
As he performed what appeared like a half-sweep-half lap shot in the direction of backward sq. leg for a single, Jaiswal set free an enormous roar of reduction and took a bow in the direction of the dressing room. His innings had 14 fours and the perfect was the pull off Alzarri Joseph that received him to his fifty.
What stood out on the day was his strong method, honest concept about the place his off-stump was and a really assured footwork in opposition to spinners. Add his spectacular temperament on this cocktail — huge persistence and selection of free deliveries — he seems to be like a prepared bundle for worldwide cricket.
What this century proved is that he belongs to worldwide degree however on this observe in opposition to an assault that was low on efficiency, one cannot decide how he would fare in more durable situations like South Africa and Australia.

Perhaps it was the assault and nature of the pitch that made a free-flowing stroke-maker like Rohit not that ecstatic even after scoring 100.
The most effective stroke of the day got here from Rohit, whose flicked six over deep mid-wicket off Joseph (0/65 in 14 overs) was value million {dollars}. There was one other easy six in the identical area off left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican together with a backfoot sq. lower.
The India skipper was out instantly after scoring his tenth Check hundred when his defensive prod off debutant Alick Athanaze’s off-break ballooned up for keeper Joshua Da Silva to finish a straightforward catch.
Shubman Gill‘s (6 off 10 balls) first recreation as No. 3 did not begin off properly as he paid the value for sitting within the dug out with pads on for almost 76 overs.

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After a sedate first session that yielded 66 runs, the second session was best with 99 runs whereas it once more tapered off within the third session that produced 67 runs.
Actually such was the slowness of the observe that Jaiswal was heard on stump microphone telling Kohli “Zorse maar raha hoon, jaa hello nahi raha (I’m hitting powerfully however the ball is not travelling).”
Jaiswal grew to become the third Indian opener after Shikhar Dhawan (vs Australia in 2013) and Prithvi Shaw (vs West Indies 2018) to attain 100 on Check debut.
Whereas Dhawan may by no means replicate that afternoon in Mohali in his subsequent 33 video games, Shaw, who was the most important factor popping out of Mumbai batting steady, misplaced his means a bit after a blazing begin to his worldwide profession.
Jaiswal would really feel that this begin is the muse of loads of larger issues to come back within the coming days.
(With inputs from PTI)

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