Sharma, Ashwin put India in command

2013-11-08 00:00

ROHIT Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin put on 198 runs for the seventh wicket to give India a 120-run lead over the West Indies at stumps on the second day of the first Test in Kolkata yesterday.

The hosts completely outplayed the Windies, as they added 234 for the loss of one wicket in the second and third sessions, to end the day on 354 for six at Eden Gardens.

Sharma scored a maiden Test century to finish unbeaten on 127, while Ashwin still had his wicket intact with 92 to his name.

Scores in brief: WI 234 (Samuels 65, Shami 4/71)

India 354/6 (Sharma 127*, Ashwin 92*, Shillingford 4/130)

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