It was a topsy-turvy day of Test cricket as West Indies held on for a draw in the 3rd Test against India to avoid a whitewash. Set 243 runs to win in 64 overs, India made 242/9 to end the match with an equal score after a day of dramatic and thrilling play. (All AFP and AP Images)
R Ashwin, who took 9 wickets in the match and also struck his maiden hundred, received the man-of-the-match award. He also walked away as the man-of-the-series after a haul off 22 wickets in the 3-Test series.
India were cruising towards a victory before Virat Kohli top-edged a Devendra Bishoo delivery to captain Darren Sammy. Kohli departed on 63 with India at 224/7, needing 19 runs to win.
Sachin Tendulkar, who missed out on his 100th ton on Friday after falling for 94, made only 3 runs in the second innings.
Virender Sehwag (60 off 65 balls) gave India a terrific start to put the team on course for a comfortable victory that sadly never came.
Earlier, West Indies' in-form batsman Darren Bravo top-scored again, making 48 off West Indies' second innings total of 134 runs.
West Indies had looked comfortable starting Day 5 on 81/2 before Pragyan Ojha's 6 wicket-haul ensured the visitors added only 53 runs to their overnight total.
R Ashwin lent able support to Ojha by snapping the rest four wickets in the West Indies' second innings.