Chase century saves West Indies in drawn Test

August 04, 2016
India's Amit Mishra fields a shot played by West Indies' wicketkeeper Shane Dorwich during day five of their second cricket Test match at the Sabina Park Cricket Ground. (AP Photo)
West Indies' Roston Chase (left) plays a shot from the bowling of India's Amit Mishra during day five of their second cricket Test match at the Sabina Park Cricket Ground in Kingston, Jamaica, yesterday. (AP Photo)
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KINGSTON:

An unbeaten century from Roston Chase helped West Indies to draw the second Test against India on the final day at Sabina Park yesterday.

Starting the day on 48-4 in West Indies' second innings at Sabina Park, a fighting display by their middle order batsmen including an inspired 137 from Chase as the West Indies reached 388 for six.

West Indies captain Jason Holder was left unbeaten on 37.

Jermaine Blackwood set the early tone, scoring 63 from just 54 balls before he fell to the bowling of Ravichandran Ashwin. His partnership with Chase, who followed up his five-wicket haul, was full of attacking shots.

Beginning the afternoon session on 215-5, batsman Shane Dowrich passed 50 before being dismissed for 74 by spinner Amit Mishra.

Having rattled up a first innings score of 500, India will now have to bowl West Indies out and bat again to win a match that was frequently interrupted by rain on Tuesday.

West Indies trails 1-0 in the four-match series, after an innings defeat in the first test.

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