1st Test: Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami Strengthen India's Advantage Over West Indies
Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami picked up four wickets as India continued to dominate on day three of the first Test against West Indies.
India had dominated the first two days of the Test match in Antigua and were determined to continue their domination on day three. (Images credit: AFP, PTI)
Resuming on 31/1, India struggled to break the overnight stand between Devendra Bishoo and Kraigg Brathwaite as West Indies made a slow start.
However, Amit Mishra broke the partnership and Mohammed Shami got the big wicket of Darren Bravo before lunch.
Wriddhiman Saha had a good time behind the wickets as he took five catches and one stumping
Kraigg Brathwaite notched up his ninth fifty and he was the only batsmen who kept West Indies afloat.
After lunch, Shami picked up two consecutive wickets as he became the joint-fastest to 50 wickets amongst Indian pace bowlers.
Umesh Yadav joined in the fun with a couple of wickets as West Indies floundered.
Umesh Yadav ended with figures of 4/41 while Shami ended with figures of 4/66 as India continued to tighten their grip on West Indies.
Amit Mishra took the final wicket as West Indies were dismissed for 243, trailing by 323 runs. India enforced the follow-on.
Ishant Sharma got rid off Kraigg Brathwaite in the second innings as India closed in on a huge win in Antigua.