When the Test series began, Ravichandran Ashwin didn't have a single five-wicket haul outside Asia. Three innings later, he's got two.
India took firm control of the second cricket Test match by bowling out West Indies for 196 runs before reaching for 126 for one at the end of the first day at Jamaica on Saturday.
Ashwin dismissing a batsman most times in Tests:— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) July 30, 2016
7 Ed Cowan
6 Warner, Samuels#WIvIND
Ashwin picked up his 18th five-for as India dismissed the Windies by tea.
Fastest 50s for WI v Ind— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) July 30, 2016
32 balls Viv Richards, Kingston 1982-83
47 balls Jermaine Blackwood, Kingston, 2016#WIvIND
In reply, Lokesh Rahul, playing the match in place of injured Murali Vijay, remained not out on 75, while Cheteshwar Pujara was batting on 18 at stumps. India are just 70 runs behind the West Indies' first innings score.