Viv Richards falls ill as India lose Rahul, Pujara against West Indies

Hanuma Vihari scored 111 in India's first innings and 53 not out in their second

The ongoing second Test between India and West Indies in Jamaica started on a sad note with Sir Viv Richards falling ill.

In 20 probing overs, the six-foot, seven-inch Barbadian troubled all India's batsmen with his bounce and movement, and was unlucky not to have had more success. Rahkeem Cornwell got Mohammed Shami soon after and Vihari was the last man to hole out for 111 as India were bowled out, giving skipper Jason Holder his third successive five-wicket haul in Jamaica.

Cheteshwar Pujara (6) was next, with spinner Cornwall claiming his first worldwide wicket after the right-hander cut a shorter-length ball that skidded off the surface straight to Shamarh Brooks at point, leaving India at 46 for two. However, he struggled to curb his natural tendency to attack and perished for 16 attempting to hoist the persistent Cornwall over long-on, Darren Bravo taking the comfortable catch to earn the newcomer a deserved second wicket.

India lost opener K.L. Rahul (13) early as Holder bowled a peach of a delivery to have him caught by Cornwall at first slip.

India went in to lunch on 72 without losing further wickets, and had Agarwal on 41 and Kohli new at the crease on the green-tinged Kingston surface that offered little joy for the batsmen. Holder was denied Vihari's wicket because of the smart use of DRS after having trapped him leg-before that was adjudged out by the on-field umpire.

Kemar Roach is now ninth on the list of all-time Test wicket-takers for West Indies
Kemar Roach is now ninth on the list of all-time Test wicket-takers for West Indies

West Indies struck in the first over after the interval, however, when Roach got one to straighten and brush Rahane's edge, and give debutant wicketkeeper Jahmar Hamilton his first Test dismissal.

Vihari and Jadeja shared 38 runs off exactly 10 overs for the seventh wicket.

A lethal spell from Jasprit Bumrah then blew the Windies away as they were shot out for 100 - their lowest Test total against India - as the match ended inside four days.

Vihari finished on 42, which came off 80 balls and included eight boundaries, while Pant remained undefeated on 27, which came off 64 deliveries and included two boundaries and a six.



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