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Day 3 of the first Test between West Indies and India saw Ravichandran Ashwin guide India to a 141-run victory

<p>In the first Test on Friday, veteran off-spinner R Ashwin picked up yet another five-wicket haul (7/71) to bowl India to an innings and 141-run victory against West Indies.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-78314″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/www.theindiaprint.com-day-3-of-the-first-test-between-west-indies-and-india-saw-ravichandran-ashwin-guide-india-to-a-141-run-victory-9nc7pglo-ravichandran-ashwin-afp-625×300-15-july-23-11zon-750×563.png” alt=”” width=”1653″ height=”1241″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/www.theindiaprint.com-day-3-of-the-first-test-between-west-indies-and-india-saw-ravichandran-ashwin-guide-india-to-a-141-run-victory-9nc7pglo-ravichandran-ashwin-afp-625×300-15-july-23-11zon-750×563.png 750w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/www.theindiaprint.com-day-3-of-the-first-test-between-west-indies-and-india-saw-ravichandran-ashwin-guide-india-to-a-141-run-victory-9nc7pglo-ravichandran-ashwin-afp-625×300-15-july-23-11zon-768×576.png 768w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/www.theindiaprint.com-day-3-of-the-first-test-between-west-indies-and-india-saw-ravichandran-ashwin-guide-india-to-a-141-run-victory-9nc7pglo-ravichandran-ashwin-afp-625×300-15-july-23-11zon-150×113.png 150w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/www.theindiaprint.com-day-3-of-the-first-test-between-west-indies-and-india-saw-ravichandran-ashwin-guide-india-to-a-141-run-victory-9nc7pglo-ravichandran-ashwin-afp-625×300-15-july-23-11zon.png 806w” sizes=”(max-width: 1653px) 100vw, 1653px” /></p>
<p>Before the West Indies began their second innings of batting, India, who had reached 400 for four at lunch, declared their first innings at 421 for five, taking a commanding lead of 271 runs.</p>
<p>West Indies were shut out for 130 in their second innings during the prolonged final session, which brought the match’s three-day duration to a close.</p>
<p>Brief ratings:</p>
<p>West Indies were dismissed for 150 runs and 130 runs in 50.3 overs (R Ashwin 7/71).<br />
First innings score for India: 421/5 (Yashasvi Jaiswal 171, Rohit Sharma 103, Virat Kohli 76) in 152.2 overs.</p>

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