[Watch] Virat Kohli tamely guides one to leg slip to fall for 76 despite two lifelines

Indian batting star Virat Kohli gave his wicket away on day 3 of the primary Test towards the West Indies at Windsor (*76*) in Dominica. The 34-year-old guided a supply off Rahkeem Cornwall, unaware that there was a leg slip as Alick Athanaze took the catch.

The dismissal occurred within the few overs after lunch on day 3 as Kohli was wanting in good nick for his twenty ninth Test hundred after grinding it out completely. Cornwall bowled on day 3 for the primary time after lunch as he discovered flip and bounce. However, the right-hander had virtually middled the ball to leg slip off the hip and was caught by the debutant Athanaze.

It’s price noting that the Delhi-born cricketer had received two lifelines earlier than his dismissal, with captain Kraigg Brathwaite and keeper Joshua de Silva dropping catches off his bat. The former Indian captain additionally scored one of his slowest Test half-centuries on this sport, bringing it up off 147 deliveries.

India declare after twin centuries from openers and fifty from Virat Kohli

Yashasvi Jaiswal. (Image Credits: Twitter)
Yashasvi Jaiswal. (Image Credits: Twitter)

Meanwhile, the vacationers have declared with a lead of 271 at 421-5. Rohit Sharma and Co. certainly had a run-fest on this sport as their openers, together with their skipper, scored 100. The opening pair shared a mammoth 229-run stand in 75.4 overs.

Shubman Gill and Ajinkya Rahane have been the one ones to get out for single-figure scores, nevertheless it was hardly felt as Rohit, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Kohli, and Ravindra Jadeja made merry towards the Caribbean’s bowling unit.

Jaiswal, who scored a marathon 171, was undoubtedly the star of the present earlier than Alzarri Joseph nicked him off to the keeper. Jaiswal began his day at 143 earlier than a lazy drive exterior off stump noticed his again. For the house facet, Alick Athanaze, who top-scored with 47, additionally picked up a wicket as India stored them on the sector for 152.2 overs.

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