North Sound (Antigua), July 24: After batsmen dazzled on day 2, Indian bowlers dominated West Indies batsmen on the third day to put visitors in the driver's seat in the first Test on Saturday (July 23).
West Indies after their overnight score of 31 for one on Friday (July 22), were bundled out for 243 in the first innings, thanks to Umesh (4-41), Shami (4-66) and Amit Mishra (2-43). India posted a mammoth first innings total of 566 for eight declared.
India captain Virat Kohli asked the West Indies side to bat first as the hosts couldn't avoid follow-on. Ishant Sharma provided India breakthrough in the second innings after he struck in the very first over to remove Kraigg Braithwaitte.
Here are the photos from second day's play:
Bishoo's unsuccessful appeal
Indian players unsuccessfully appeal for the wicket of West Indies' Devendra Bishoo during day three.
Kohli celebrates the dismissal of Bravo
India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates the dismissal of West Indies' Darren Bravo, back to camera, during day three of their first cricket Test match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
Shami gets another
India's bowler Mohammed Shami, right, celebrates with teammates taking the wicket of West Indies' Marlon Samuels during day three.
Mishra wraps up WI innings
West Indies' batsman Shannon Gabriel kneels after being bowled by India's Amit Mishra, right, during day three of their first cricket Test match.
Shami returns with 4-for
Coming in after lunch, Shami dismissed Marlon Samuels (1) and Jermaine Blackwood (0) in one over to have the hosts at 92/5.