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Bowlers shine for India to claim victory over West Indies

Indian bowlers repeated their dominance over West Indies batting line-up by bowling them out on a partly score of 108 while defending a target of 346 runs.

After day 3 of the test match washed due to rain, the test was heading towards a draw. Until the post lunch session on day 4, with a great spell by Bhubaneshwar Kumar ensured a dramatic collapse of the West Indies team which gave India the upper hand in the match.

Useful contributions by Indian batsmen took the team total to 212 after which, innings was declared by the Indian captain. The show stopper for India in the second innings was Ajinkya Rahane for his unbeaten 78.

Indian bowlers continued from where they left by bowling out the West Indies line up and winning the match by 237 runs. Initial damage was caused by Shami as West Indies were left at 53/3 after the end of first session. Then there was no looking back for Indian bowlers who kept taking wickets at regular intervals. R. Ashwin was awarded Man of the Match for his magnificent century and a decent bowling performance.

A win in this test gave India an undefeatable 2-0 lead in the series and if India win the final test scheduled from august 18, they will retain the No.1 spot in the ICC test rankings.