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India vs West Indies 1st Test, Day 2

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Mohammed Shami picked up two wickets while Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, and Kuldeep Yadav picked up one wicket each.

It was a maiden Test ton for Jadeja, who had to wait for nearly six years to reach three figures in the five-day format.

Veteran Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh made a cheeky comment on the West Indies cricket team, now on the tour to India for two Tests, five ODIs and three T20 internationals.

But it was the Indian batsmen who made the world's number one side dominate after centuries by debutant Prithvi Shaw, skipper Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja.

Kohli's impressive 139 in the opening match against West Indies in Rajkot also saw him surpass Virender Sehwag in the list of Indian century-makers.

Ashwin, who returned figures of 4-37 in West Indies' first innings, had sent back stand-in skipper Kraigg Brathwaite for 10 before lunch and then got Devendra Bishoo at the stroke of tea.

Their sorry batting performance came after a forgettable outing with the ball as India piled on the runs. Pant was especially merciless, scoring runs at a belligerent rate.

Kohli, who was 72 not out overnight, took time to knock off the 28 runs needed for yet another hundred while his partner Pant, who resumed at 17, went all guns blazing.

Rajkot: Former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar was all praise for India captain Virat Kohli following the 29-year-old's 24 Test hundred.

Tail-ender Keemo Paul, in only his second Test, bludgeoned a four and a six in an unbeaten 13 to see West Indies to the close.

Pant's innings was studded with eight fours and four sixes.

His eyes lit up when spinners were employed after first hour of the morning and welcomed Roston Chase with a four and six.