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In Pics | India vs West Indies 1st Test, Day 1: Rahane's 81 takes IND to 203/6 before rains end play early

Catch all the top moments from Day 1 of the first Test between India and West Indies being played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua.

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After a bit of rain delay on the morning of Day 1 of the first Test between India and West Indies at he Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua , West Indies skipper Jason Holder flipped the coin for the toss. Holder won the toss and opted to bowl. Shamarh Brooks made his debut for West Indies while Virat Kohli left out R Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav and played Ravindra Jadeja as the lone spinner in the playing XI. (Image: AP)
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After a bit of rain delay on the morning of Day 1 of the first Test between India and West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound in Antigua, Windies skipper Jason Holder flipped the coin for the toss. Holder won the toss and opted to bowl. Shamarh Brooks made his debut for West Indies while Virat Kohli left out R Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav and played Ravindra Jadeja as the lone spinner in the playing XI. (Image: AP)

With India asked to bat first, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal walked out to open the batting for India. (Image: AP)
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With India asked to bat first, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal walked out to open the batting for India. (Image: AP)

Kemar Roach sent early tremors through the Indian batting lineup as he removed Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara early in quick succession. Agarwal made 5 and Puajar made 2 as India were 7/2. (Image: AP)
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Kemar Roach sent early tremors through the Indian batting lineup as he removed Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara in quick succession. Agarwal made 5 and Puajar made 2 as India were reduced to 7/2 after just 5 overs. (Image: AP)

There was no respite for India as Shannon Gabriel got the big wicket of Virat Kohli in the 8th over of Indian innings. Kohli made 9 as India were reduced to 25/3. (Image: AP)
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There was no respite for India as Shannon Gabriel then scalped the big wicket of Virat Kohli in the 8th over. Kohli made just 9 runs as India were reduced to 25/3. (Image: AP)

Rahul and Rahane then stemmed the flow of wickets, joining forces to steady the innings. Together they took India to 68/3 at Lunch. Rahul was batting on 37 off 73 balls and Rahane was on 10 off 43 balls. (Image: AP)
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Rahul and Rahane then stemmed the flow of wickets, joining forces to steady the innings. Together they took India to 68/3 at Lunch. Rahul was batting on 37 off 73 balls and Rahane was on 10 off 43 balls. (Image: AP)

Roston Chase was introduced into the attack soon after the lunch and the spinner struck in his first over getting Rahul caught behind by Shait Hope. Rahul made 44 off 97 deliveries as India were 93/4. (Image: AP)
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Roston Chase was introduced into the attack soon after Lunch and the spinner struck in his first over getting Rahul caught behind by Shai Hope. Rahul made 44 off 97 deliveries as India were 93/4. (Image: AP)

Rahane found some good support in Hanuma Vihari following the wicket of Rahul. He soon brought up his 18th Test half-century off 117 balls before rains forced an early Tea. India were placed at 134/4 going into Tea. (Image: AP)
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Rahane found some good support in Hanuma Vihari following the wicket of Rahul. He soon brought up his 18th Test half-century off 117 balls before rains forced an early Tea. India were placed at 134/4 going into Tea. (Image: AP)

Together Rahane and Vihari added 82 runs off 123 balls for the fifth wicket. The partnership was finally broken by Roach in the 54th over when Vihari edged one back to the keeper. Vihari became Roach’s 3rd victim of the day as India were reduced to 175/5. (Image: AP)
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Together Rahane and Vihari added 82 runs off 123 balls for the fifth wicket. The partnership was finally broken by Roach in the 54th over when Vihari edged one back to the keeper. Vihari became Roach’s 3rd victim of the day as India were reduced to 175/5. (Image: AP)

Rahane made a well complied 81 off 163 deliveries before a chopped on a delivery from Gabriel back onto his stumps in the 60th over. (Image: AP, File)
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Rahane made a well complied 81 off 163 deliveries before he chopped on a delivery from Gabriel back onto his stumps in the 60th over. (Image: AP, File)

After Rahane's wicket, Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja came together and took India's total beyond 200. (Image: AP, File)
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After Rahane's wicket, Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja came together and took India's total beyond 200. (Image: AP, File)

Rain played spoil sport for the third time in the day and play was stopped after the fifth delivery of the 69th over. After considerable delay the two umpires called Stumps on Day 1. Thus India were 203/6 in 68.5 overs with Pant and Jadeja in the middle when the play was called off. (Image: AP, File)
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Rain played spoil sport for the third time in the day and play was stopped after the fifth delivery of the 69th over. After considerable delay the two umpires called Stumps on Day 1. Thus India were 203/6 in 68.5 overs with Pant and Jadeja in the middle when the play was called off. (Image: AP, File)

First Published on Aug 23, 2019 02:23 am
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