West Indies v India, 1st Test, Antigua, 3rd day July 24, 2016

'Heartening to see Shami and Umesh vary their lengths'

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Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar analyses the talking points from the third day of the Antigua Test

'Heartening to see Shami and Umesh vary their lengths'

Seamers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami shared eight wickets between them to put India in firm control of the Antigua Test

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'Might see a lot more of Ashwin in the second innings'

R Ashwin was under-bowled in the first innings, but that could possibly be because of Virat Kohli envisioning a bigger role for the offspinner in the second innings

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'Holder and Brathwaite should bat up the order'

West Indies are misusing the batting talents of Jason Holder and Carlos Brathwaite, who batted at No.9 and No.10 in the hosts' first innings

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  • J on July 24, 2016, 18:35 GMT

    Every Indian bowler was inconsistent across their spells in this test IMO. Ashwin can count himself lucky to have a 5 for as most wickets were gifted to him. Still certainly an improvement from what I've previously seen of Shami and Umesh.

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