Roston Chase takes Five-for as Windies face defeat
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Roston Chase had a memorable spell of bowling for West Indies was upstaged by a hundred from Ajinkya Rahane for India in the second Seagram's Royal Stag Cup Test – powered by Karbonn Smart Phones –today here.
Chase, a part-time off-spinner, playing his second Test, was the most successful Windies bowler, ending with 5-121 from 36.1 overs.
His performance was overshadowed however, when Rahane became the second century-maker in the Indians' first innings, finishing undefeated on 108, his seventh Test hundred and third in four innings, before the visitors declared on 500 for nine about 45 minutes before the rescheduled tea break on a rain-affected third day at Sabina Park, for a lead of 304.
West Indies were unable to begin their second innings, as rain associated with a tropical weather system drenched the Jamaica capital, keeping ground staff busy for the next two hours before umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould suspended play for the day.
WEST INDIES 196 (Jermaine Blackwood 62, Marlon Samuels 37, Miguel Cummins 24 not out; Ravichandran Ashwin 16-2-52-5, Mohammed Shami 2-23, Ishant Sharma 2-53)
INDIA 500 for nine declared (K.L. Rahul 158, Ajinkya Rahane 108 not out, Wriddhiman Saha 47, Cheteshwar Pujara 46, Virat Kohli 44, Ajinkya Rahane 42, Shikhar Dhawan 27, Amit Mishra 21; Roston Chase 36.1-4-121-5)