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Oct 11, 2013 at 06:27pm IST

As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, Day 3

West Indies A Second Innings:

Stumps, Day 3: India A were on top at stumps on day 3 after West Indies A lost three wickets in their second innings. Earlier, India A, inspired by the triple century from Pujara, declared their innings at 564. West Indies A were 116 for 3 as Zaheer Khan, Ishwar Pandey and Dhawal Kulkarni picked up one wicket each.

4:40 p.m. West Indies A lost the wicket of Kraigg Brathwaite to Ishwar Pandey in the 18th over after the fall of two early wickets in their second innings. Earlier India A declared their innings after a brilliant triple century by Pujara.

As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, Day 3

West Indies A were 116 for 3 at stumps on day 3 trailing India A by by 180 runs after India A declared their first innings at 564.

3:35 p.m: Zaheer Khan gave India A their first breakthrough by dismissing Kieran Powell (6) lbw and then Dhawal Kulkarni bowled Leon Johnson (1). West Indies A 49 for 2 and trail by 247 runs.

3:06 p.m: West Indies A coming out to bat in their second innings lost Kieran Powell for 6 after getting trapped lbw by Zaheer Khan. West Indies A 18 for 1 in 5 overs and trail by 278 runs.

India A First Innings:

2:20 p.m. Riding on skipper Cheteshwar Pujara's triple century, India A declared at 564 for 9 leading West Indies A by 296 runs. Pujara remained unbeaten on 306.

2:18 p.m: Cheteshwar Pujara bounced back to form with a triple hundred to put India A in a strong position on day three. India A 564 for 9 and lead by 296 runs.

1:59 p.m: Dhawal Kulkarni didn't last long at the crease as he was dismissed by Narsingh Deonarine for 6 caught by Miguel Cummins. But Cheteshwar Pujara is still solid and moving closer to his 300. India A 527 for 7 and lead by 259 runs.

1:28 p.m: Cheteshwar Pujara adding more runs after reaching his double century. Uday Kaul fell for 26 but India A have taken a decent lead of 218 runs.

12:45 p.m: Coming after the lunch break, Cheteshwar Pujara reached his double century with able support from Uday Kaul from the other end. India A 445 for 5 and lead by 177 runs.

11:45 a.m: Cheteshwar Pujara was one run short of his double century when lunch was taken. At the other end, Uday Kaul was unbeaten on 16. India A 422 for 5 and lead by 154 runs.

10:30 a.m. WI A removed Nayar (out to Fudadin for 11) and Dogra (bowled by Miller for 7) on the third morning, but India A lead goes past 100, led by skipper Pujara (172*) who moves towards his double ton. India A 386 for 5 in 112 overs, lead by 118)

Day 2 Round-up: Gautam Gambhir and Cheteshwar Pujara put India A in the driver's seat by slamming centuries. Gambhir got out at 123 but Pujara remained unbeaten on 139, however, Virender Sehwag got to a start but failed to convert it into a big score before falling for 38. At stumps on day two, India A were 334 for 3 and lead by 66 runs.

Day 1 Round-up:

On a day of fluctuating fortunes, West Indies A batted brilliantly in first two sessions before India A bowlers fought back strongly in the last session of the first day's play to share the honours in the third unofficial Test at the KSCA Stadium on Wednesday.

Put in to bat, West Indies A were bundled out for 268 in their first innings after a spirited bowling by the Indians in the post-tea session, which saw them picking up last five wickets for just 28 runs.

In reply, India A were 10 for no loss with openers Gautam Gambhir (2*) and VA Jagadeesh (8*) batting on two and eight, respectively.

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