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IND vs WI Live, 2nd Test, Day 4: India continue dominance over West Indies in second Test.© AFP

WI vs IND, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live Updates: Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill are in the crease as two-down India have extended their lead to 301 against West Indies in the second Test in Trinidad. Rain continues to play hide and seek as India are 118 for 2 in their second innings. Jomel Warrican dismissed Yashasvi Jaiswal for 38. In the first session, Shannon Gabriel had removed Rohit Sharma for the latter’s score of 57 off 44 balls. Rohit raced to his half-century in 35 balls with some terrific batting in display. Earlier, Mohammed Siraj registered a five-wicket haul as India bundled out West Indies for 255 runs, taking a first innings lead of 183. (Live Scorecard)

Here are the Live Updates of Day 4 of the 2nd Test match between India and West Indies, straight from Trinidad:

July23202323:41 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Rain stops!

It has stopped raining in Trinidad. The covers are being taken off. The umpires are currently inspecting the ground. We shall have a resumption time soon. Stay connected.

July23202323:30 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Rain returns!

This is actually frustrating now, even for the cricket fans as the rain continues to play hide and seek.

July23202323:26 (IST)

Pakistan A retain ACC Men’s Emerging Asia Cup title

Tayyab Tahir’s exceptional hundred garnished Pakistan A’s march to a commanding 128-run win over India A, for a second consecutive Emerging Teams Asia Cup title in Colombo on Sunday. Once Pakistan posted a mammoth 352 for eight courtesy Tahir’s 108 off 71 balls, the result was in no real doubt. India made a fist of it, but ended up at 224 all out in 40 overs to suffer their first defeat in this tournament. Read match report HERE

July23202323:15 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Rain stops!

The rain has stopped and now the biggest question is how long will it take to prepare the field for play. The covers are being taken off and we shall have a start time soon after inspection.

July23202322:51 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: It’s raining heavily!

The rain has got heavier now. This must be irritating the Indian players, especially the batter who had been giving their all to put some quick runs on the board.

July23202322:45 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Rain again!

It has started raining again in Trinidad. These showers are making things tougher for India. They are already firing on all cylinders to give the bowlers ample time in the final innings against the West Indies batters. The more it rains, the lesser time India will have to bowl to West Indies. 

July23202322:29 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: OUT!

Yashasvi Jaiswal is out for 38 on the bowling of Jomel Warrican. He wanted to up the ante but it was too early as he could have taken some balls after resumption. It was flighted really well from Jomel Warrican and Jaiswal mistimed a slog sweep on it. The ball went high in the air before wicketkeeper Joshua Da Silva took the catch.

India 438 and 102/2 vs West Indies (255)

July23202322:23 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Jaiswal starts with a single!

Yashsvi Jaiswal comes down the track on the first ball after resumption. Jomel Warrican is bowling the over.

IND 438 & 99/1 (12.1)

July23202322:19 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Match to resume soon!

The covers are already off and Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shubman Gill are set to resume India’s second innings at 98 for 1. It will be really interesting to see when does India declare as the bowlers too will be needing time on this pitch to bowl out West Indies as the surface hardly has anything for the bowlers.

July23202322:08 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Rohit-Jaiswal pair shines!

The pair of Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 466 runs for India in the ongoing two-match Test series against West Indies. This is now the third highest opening partnership aggregate in a two-match Test series. The South African pair of Graeme Smith and Neil McKenzie (against Bangladesh in 2008) tops the chart with 479 runs. Another South African duo of Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram (against Bangladesh in 2017) follows with 469 runs.

July23202321:21 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Early Lunch taken!

Rain has forced early Lunch on Day 4 of the second Test. India are 98 for 1 in only 12 overs after losing the wicket of Rohit Sharma.

July23202321:14 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Rain stops play!

The rain has arrived in Trinidad and we will have a halt in play. Covers have been brought in.

July23202321:13 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: WICKET!

Rohit Sharma departs for 57 runs off 44 balls. It’s good bowling from Shanon Gabriel. Rohit tried to create room for himself by moving on the leg side. Gabriel followed him with a good length delivery onto the body and the result saw Rohit pulling it into the hands of fine leg.  

IND 438 & 98/1 (11.5)

July23202321:03 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: FOUR!

A short ball from Jason Holder and Yashavi Jaiswal hit it away for a four down the sqaure leg fence. 

IND 438 & 96/0 (11)

July23202320:56 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Fifty for Rohit Sharma!

A poor short ball from Shannon Gabriel and Rohit Sharma hit it away for a four to race to his half-century. He gets there in only 35 balls. This is some batting from the Indian skipper. Coming back to the ball, it was pitched short down the leg side by Gabriel and Rohit rightly punished it for a four towards the fine leg fence.

July23202320:51 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Drinks Break!

This was a much-needed break for the West Indies as the duo of Rohit Sharma and Yashavi Jaiswal are taking this match away from them. They have added 80 runs in only 9 overs. No! Don’t mistake this for T20I. Ladies and gentlemen, this is a Test match only but it seems that the Indian openers are not vary of the fact. Windies are bearing the brunt of it though!

IND 438 & 80/0 (9)

July23202320:47 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: FOUR!

Poor bowling from Jason Holder as he sprayed a full toss on the pads of Rohit Sharma and the Indian skipper placed it in the backward square leg region for a four. He took a single on the very next ball to race to 46 off only 32 balls.

July23202320:43 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Edged and FOUR!

Yashavi Jaiswal edged the delivery of Alzarri Joseph and the ball ran away for a four towards the third man fence. 

IND 438 & 71/0 (7.5)

July23202320:41 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: SIX!

A back of a length delivery from Alzarri Joseph and Rohit Sharma slammed it away for a six. It was pulled with brutal force as the ball comfortably landed over the rope to the wide of long-on. Rohit is close to his fifty now in no time. Oh, we are having some great batting show from the veteran.

IND 438 & 64/0 (7.1)

July23202320:36 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Rohit dropped again!

Rohit Sharma gets a second life as Kirk McKenzie has dropped an easy catch at square leg. The Indian skipper mistimed a pull shot on the bowling of Alzarri Joseph and it was a wicket for West Indies but McKenzie put a poor effort.

IND 438 & 53/0 (6)

July23202320:32 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: 50 up for India in 5.3 overs!

A single from Yashavi Jaiswal and India have raced to 50 in 5.3 overs.

July23202320:31 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Catch dropped!

Shannon Gabriel has dropped the catch of Rohit Sharma at long-off. The Indian skipper edged the Jason Holder delivery in air but an improper technique on the catch saw Gabriel dropping it.

IND 438 & 48/0 (5)

July23202320:24 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: SIX!

Alzarri Joseph banged in short and Rohit Sharma pulled it away for six over backward square leg. This is some superb attacking batting from India. The duo of Rohit and Yashasvi Jaiswal are putting on a show here in Trinidad.

IND 438 & 41/0 (4) 

July23202320:21 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: FOUR!

Width outside off stump and Rohit Sharma hits a four on it. This is poor bowling from Alzarri Joseph as he sprayed a fuller ball way outside off stump. It was a clear invitation to be hit and Rohit utilized the opportunity.

IND 438 & 35/0 (3.2)

July23202320:18 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: What a shot from Rohit!

It was bowled fuller from Kemar Roach and why would Rohit Sharma shy away from hitting it into the stands? He powerfully flicked it to the wide of long-on for a six. Looking at India’s intent and the scorecard in the third innings of this match, it seems like we have having a T20I game. 

IND 438 & 28/0 (2.3)

July23202320:09 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: SIX, FOUR from Jaiswal!

The intent is clear from the Indian team and it seems that Yashasvi Jaiswal has been given a license to go all guns blazing. On the fifth ball of the first over, the southpaw jumped out his crease and lofted the ball over extra cover for a six. On the next ball, Jaiswal hit a four down the leg side.

IND 438 & 12/0 (1) 

July23202320:04 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: India come out to bat!

Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal walk out to the middle. Kemar Roach is set to bowl the first over.

July23202319:55 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: WICKET! Windies all out for 255!

Mohammed Siraj takes his fifth wicket by trapping Shannon Gabriel right in front of the stumps. Umpire has raised his finger and even a review can’t save the batter. India take a first-innings lead of 183 runs against West Indies.

WI 255 (115.4)

July23202319:51 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: OUT!

Mohammed Siraj takes his fourth wicket. Kemar Roach departs as Ishan Kishan takes a good catch behind the stumps.

July23202319:40 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: Three wickets for 15 runs!

Mohammed Siraj gets Alzarri Joseph and that is the third wicket for India for only 15 runs on Day 4. India had no luck with the new ball on Day 4 but today it they are making the ball talk. West Indies are on the verge of getting all out. They still trail India by 194 runs.

WI 244/8 (111.4)

July23202319:39 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: OUT!

Another wicket for India! Jason Holder has dismissed by Mohammed Siraj. That’s the second wicket for Siraj in the innings and now it seems that this Test can have a result as we have around two full days of play left unless rain has some other plans.

WI 233/7

July23202319:30 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: WICKET!

That’s a good start for India on Day 4. Alick Athanaze has been dismissed by Mukesh Kumar. That is the second wicket for the debutant. He had earlier dismissed Kirk McKenzie on Day 3.

WI 229/6

July23202319:01 (IST)

Meanwhile, in Colombo…

India A are chasing 353 runs against Pakistan A in the final match of ACC Men’s Emerging Asia Cup 2023. They are one down after losing the wicket of Sai Sudharsan in the tight chase. You can follow the live updates of the game HERE

July23202318:48 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: India have an edge!

India took the new ball after a lot of delay on Day 3. They picked the red cherry after 102.5 overs. The guests then bowled 5.1 overs with the new ball before umpires called for Stumps due to the fading light. While they were unlucky enough to not get any wicket with the new ball on Day 3, today will be a good opportunity for the Indian bowlers to put pressure on West Indies as the ball is still new.  A lot will depend on how India bowl today.

July23202318:32 (IST)

IND vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 4 Live: What happened on Day 3?

Debutant Mukesh Kumar removed Kirk McKenzie before rain forced early Lunch on Saturday. In the second session, Ravichandran Ashwin removed Kraigg Brathwaite to provide India the much-needed breakthrough. The West Indies skipper fell for 75 runs. In the third session, Mohammed Siraj bowled Joshua Da Silva after Ravindra Jadeja got the wicket of Jermaine Blackwood. Check highlights HERE

July23202318:09 (IST)

Welcome guys!

Hello everyone, welcome to the live blog of Day 4 of the second Test match between India and West Indies, straight from Trinidad. The match hangs in balance as West Indies are 229 for 5, still trailing India by 209 runs. Stay connected for all the live updates.

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