IND vs WI 2nd Test, Day 5 Highlights: Match abandoned in Trinidad due to rain, India win series 1-0 vs West Indies
India vs West Indies 2023 Match Highlights: Follow highlights of India vs West Indies 2nd Test match Day 5 and scorecard, from Port of Spain.
IND vs WI 2nd Test, Day 5 Cricket Match Highlights: India sealed a 1-0 series victory against West Indies after Day 5 got abandoned due to rain in Port of Spain, on Monday. Initially, the first session got washed out, and then it stopped raining for sometime, with the umpires ...Read More scheduling the post-Lunch session for 10:45 PM IST. But then rain arrived once again and the second session got delayed. The rain stopped again and the coevrs came off, with the match set to resume at 11:10 PM IST. But the weather gods had other plans and the covers came back on due to black clouds, followed by heavy rain. The second Test match ended as a draw, but due to their first victory in the first game, India have clinched the series.
Follow all the updates here:
- Jul 25, 2023 12:24 AM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Match called off!
Match gets called off as India. Day 5 was a dissapointment and it got washed out!Jul 25, 2023 12:08 AM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Bad news!
Bad news folks! The rain is back again and it pretty heavy!Jul 24, 2023 11:49 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: The rain stops!
It has stopped raining and the ground staff will be back in action soon!Jul 24, 2023 11:13 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: OH MY GOD! WHAT ARE THE WEATHER GODS UPTO!
THIS IS JUST GETTING FRUSTRATING AS THE COVERS ARE BACK ON AGAIN!!!!!!!! A HUGE CLOUD IS TOWERING ABOVE BUT THERE IS NO RIAN YET!Jul 24, 2023 11:07 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Start time!
The start time has now been set at 11:10 PM IST! GET READY FOLKS FOR AN EXCITING DAY OF CRICKET!Jul 24, 2023 10:56 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Rain stops!
The rain has stopped again and the covers are coming off! We are way past the resumption time though!Jul 24, 2023 10:37 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: It doesn't look good again!
It doesn't look good once again! The rain is back and covers are back on! The players are also going back to their respective dressing rooms.Jul 24, 2023 10:21 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: No rain until now!
Rain has dissapeared ad the sky is clear! It looks like the match will be going ahead with the new start time of 10:45 PM IST.Jul 24, 2023 09:54 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Play time update!
Play will begin at 10:45 PM IST and 67 overs will be bowled!Jul 24, 2023 09:44 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: No official update!
There has been no official update on the start time! But it will start soon as the rain has stopped!Jul 24, 2023 09:21 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Lunch!
All covers are off and also the first session is over! Lunch time!Jul 24, 2023 09:02 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Key update!
The main cover is coming off now. Meanwhile, the rest of the ground is also free of covers. Rain has stopped and there are signs that the match will resume if it remains this way!Jul 24, 2023 08:54 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Covers are coming off!
The covers are coming off as the rain has stopped! The mopping process has also begun! There is hope folks!Jul 24, 2023 08:35 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Rain has stopped!
Good news folks, the rain has stopped! But there is plenty of water on the covers as the groundstaff are called into action! The umpires are also out to inspect.Jul 24, 2023 08:30 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Day 4 recap
Ravichandran Ashwin struck twice as India restricted West Indies to 76/2 at Stumps, on rain-hit Day 4 of their ongoing second Test match, in Port of Spain, on Sunday. Tagenarine Chanderpaul (24*) and Jermaine Blackwood (20*) remained unbeaten as West Indies need 289 runs to level the two-match series. Ashwin took the wickets of Kraigg Brathwaite (28) and Kirk McKenzie (0) in the final session. Meanwhile, Ishan Kishan smacked a half-century as India declared on 181/2 in their second innings. Kishan clobbered an unbeaten knock of 52 runs off 34 balls.
Earlier, Rohit Sharma bagged a half-century in the first session, before losing his wicket to Shannon Gabriel. The India captain smacked 57 off 44 deliveries. A five-wicket haul by Mohammed Siraj helped India restrict West Indies to 255 in their first innings. In response to India's first innings total of 438, opener Brathwaite smacked 75 runs off 235 balls, but wasn't properly supported by his teammates.Jul 24, 2023 08:19 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Update on the teams
Due to the heavy rain, the teams have also not left their hotels yet.Jul 24, 2023 08:13 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: The rain continues!
Still raining and it doesn't look good folks! it stopped in between, but resumed again!Jul 24, 2023 08:04 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Bad news folks!
We have some bad news as the rain is still there, but it has also got heavier once again!Jul 24, 2023 07:47 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Rain update!
It is still raining, although it is not a downpour anymore. But the match will take quite some time to start today!Jul 24, 2023 07:46 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: If series ends in a draw, then what happens?
If the India vs West Indies Test series ends in a draw, then four points will be shared between both teams in WTC.Jul 24, 2023 07:25 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: It is drizzling now
The heavy rain has reduced to a drizzle right now, but the groundsmen haven't been called into action yet.Jul 24, 2023 07:05 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Official update!
There is an official update that the start of play on Day 5 has been delayed. Also the teams haven't left their hotels yet.Jul 24, 2023 06:59 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: 'Very very wet'
"It is very very wet at the moment," says Ian Bishop on air.
If we look at the conditions, it's raining currently and the covers are on.Jul 24, 2023 06:50 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: The equation is simple
The equation is simple. It's 289 runs vs 8 wickets, and going by the names (Ashwin and Jadeja) and what they can do on tracks assisting tweakers, India appear as clear favourites.
Let's hope that rain doesn't play spoilsport.Jul 24, 2023 06:33 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Alick Athanaze will look to dig deep
Alick Athanaze will look to dig deep and he showed his potential in the opening Test in Barbados. He scored 47 before getting out to Ashwin in that match.
Since then Athanaze managed just 28 and 115-ball 37 in the first innings of the ongoing Test.Jul 24, 2023 06:17 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Ashwin-Jadeja match Harbhajan-Kumble's record
Spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja on Sunday matched the record of former spinners Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh of bagging 500 Test wickets as a pair.
The pair completed the feat after Ashwin picked two wickets in the final session of Day 4. The carrom ball specialist dismissed Windies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite and Kirk McKenzie.Jul 24, 2023 05:54 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Fingers crossed
As per the current forecast, it is raining at Port of Spain. Hopefully the conditions will get better as the day proceeds.Jul 24, 2023 05:50 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: A look at India debutant Mukesh Kumar
Debutant Mukesh Kumar too has been impressive despite managing just two scalps in the contest so far.
The thing which earned him maximum plaudits is his swing. The management will hope for a top show today as well.Jul 24, 2023 05:33 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Ishan Kishan meets expectation
Ishan Kishan also put a strong show with the bat in India's second innings. The wicketkeeper-batter smashed an unbeaten 52 off 34 deliveries, helping India score briskly.
“I knew what the team needed from me. Everyone backed me. Virat backed me and told me go and play your game,” said Ishan after the close of play on Day 4.Jul 24, 2023 05:14 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Siraj trusts Ashwin to do the job
"The way the wicket is behaving, Ashwin, I feel, will run through the West Indies batting" - SirajJul 24, 2023 05:01 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Ashwin, Siraj in focus
Carrom ball specialist R Ashwin scalped both the wickets, which West Indies have lost so far.
He will once again hold the key, but others too need to step-up.
Mohammed Siraj too will be in focus. He had decimated Windies tail in the first innings and will look to repeat the same.Jul 24, 2023 04:45 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: What does the weather say?
Apart from the Windies batters, what may hinder India from completing a whitewash is the fickle weather at Port of Spain.
As per the forecast on Accuweather, the opening session is likely to be played without rain interruptions but under cloud cover, with hints of sunshine.
However, scattered thunderstorm are expected in the afternoon and evening, which could also help West Indies from defeat.Jul 24, 2023 04:36 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Windies' hope rely on Chanderpaul, Blackwood, and Athanaze
Tagnarine Chanderpaul and Jermaine Blackwood will resume West Indies' fight. The duo have so far 32 runs for the third wicket and will hope to build their partnership even further.
Alick Athanaze, who is yet to bat, is another player, who will hold key for the hosts.Jul 24, 2023 04:29 PM IST
IND vs WI Live Score: Hello and welcome!
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the 2nd India vs West Indies Test, which is being played at Port of Spain. India are eight scalps away from completing a whitewash, while Windies look to resist the Indian attack and walk out at least with a draw if not a win. Stay tuned for all the updates!TopicsStory SavedLive Score