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India vs West Indies: Ajinkya Rahane gets welcome runs ahead of first Test

Hindustan Times – India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane got much needed runs under his belt ahead of the first Test as the visitors reached 174 for five at lunch on the final day of the three-day warm-up game against the West Indies A here on Monday.

Summary

  • India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane got much needed runs under his belt ahead of the first Test as the visitors reached 174 for five at lunch on the final day of the three-day warm-up game against the West Indies A here on Monday.
  • Rahane, who is the stand-in captain in this game, had come to open the innings after failing in the first essay.The Mumbai batsman had looked horribly out of touch during his 35 overs at the crease on day two.
  • Vihari, who was on 48 overnight, went on to make 64 off 125 balls in an innings comprising nine fours and a six with India extending their lead to 279 runs.
  • Wriddhiman Saha (6) and R Aswhin (5) were in the middle when lunch was called.
  • For Kuldeep, getting three wickets will keep him in a good headspace and if India happen to play five bowlers with two spinners, he is sure to play his part.The first Test begins here on Thursday.


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