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India 358 for 5 (Rahul 158, Pujara 46, Chase 2-91) lead West Indies 196 by 162 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball detailsFlawless innings are fairly rare in Test cricket. Felipe Red Bulls Jersey . After all, the bowler gets to dictate some of the terms too. KL Rahul listened to them patiently, respected them when they made good points but did not cede his upper hand. His career-best 158 thrust India into the lead.At the other end was Cheteshwar Pujara, who spent a full hour running away from making runs. He was 18 off 57 overnight and stayed on 18 until he faced his 92nd ball of the match. Much was made of his run-out after lunch. Facing 159 balls and being dismissed in that fashion evokes critique but there were mitigating circumstances.Runs and records awaited anyone willing to show a little application on this Sabina Park pitch. But like a grandparent doting on their favourite grandkid in the middle of a party, it did embarrass them on the odd occasion. Notably, when Pujara nudged a short delivery from Jason Holder into the leg side. He meant for it to go a lot finer, but the ball had come onto the bat slower than expected and went off it in the same way, allowing Roston Chase, who was in front of square, to cut across and throw the stumps down. Pujara, who was face-down on the ground at the non-strikers end, knew all his hard work had come undone by one dreadful mistake.Meanwhile, Rahul kept cruising. He had driven extremely well and by now wasnt afraid to extend the arms and hit over the top. A good IPL - whether it makes one ready for international cricket or not - certainly does wonders to his confidence. Rahul had outshone Chris Gayle in the last season and his attacking game was on point in Kingston.West Indies, it seemed, were at the other end. There was no ambition. They did not take the new ball when it was available and instead fed a new batsman with spin. Considering that new batsman was Virat Kohli, who is susceptible to the seamers outside the off stump, it was quite baffling. With very little resistance, a ninth - out of 14 - Indian partnership crossed 50 in this series.Things changed after tea. West Indies took the new ball and put it in Shannon Gabriels hands. With him coming back from an ankle injury, it seemed like his team was perennially juggling chances of victory with those of him going out of commission again. Hamstring trouble for Miguel Cummins complicated matters further; the debutant was the only one to consistently aim at the stumps. Ask Pujara, who was beaten on the inside edge, outside edge and rapped on his top hand.Gabriel had had nine overs downtime when the new ball had become available, but the additional respite seemed to have helped since he took out Rahul and troubled Kohli too. The India captain had been perturbed by outswingers - 8 off 33 at one point - and while his guard was up for that, he couldnt prevent an inswinger thudding into the pads. Height saved him in umpire Aleem Dars judgment.West Indies got Kohli and R Ashwin in the final hour of play but Ajinkya Rahane took the lead past 150.Things were better in the morning. There werent many runs scored - 59 in 26 overs; there werent many fans around - sad for a Sunday; there were no wickets but there was a contest.With clear skies welcoming the players on the second day, the likelihood of the ball seaming about had reduced. It was time to go back to camping just outside off stump for as long as it took to spot the rare, flirty Indian outside edge. Gabriel found one in his second over, but it didnt carry to second slip.Rahuls scariest moment came when the length was much shorter, a 144 kph delivery that seamed in at his ribs. He probably assumed the line was a lot wider and committed into a cut shot and only barely avoided being caught behind. Gabriel was the aggrieved bowler, and fit the profile too, with a look that loosely translated to where are my *$&#^ wickets? His first spell was five overs - the longest he has bowled on the trot in this series - and gave away only three runs.The last time India played in Jamaica a Rahul scored a century. So it was again when this Rahul came down the track and smacked the offspin of Chase into the stands at long-on. It was a shot definitive of the knock, showing how the batsman had read the threat of the ball early and how firm he was with his footwork. The only thing it didnt make clear was how effective he had been in keeping the good ones out. A delighted fist-pump, an authoritative raise of his bat and a hug from M Vijay, who came out with drinks, were part of the celebrations.Coming into the Jamaica Test, Rahuls top five scores in descending order read: 110, 108, 16, 7, 5. Symptoms of a good player, but a nervous starter. So even with the 75 runs he had overnight, there were questions that needed answering. West Indies had a set plan at the start - the extra pace of Gabriel allied to Holders wide-outside-off lines to restrict run flow and create pressure. An anxious batsman could have been led into a mistake, but Rahul was careful. And decisive too - when he went back, he went right back. When he went forward, he was more or less meeting the ball on the half-volley. Not since Mohammad Azharuddin in 1984-85 had an India batsman converted his first three fifties into hundreds.Rahul is working towards making himself undroppable. Vijay, currently injured, Kohli and Rahane are Indias best Test batsmen. Shikhar Dhawan has shown an improved judgement outside his off stump, an area he had previously struggled with. Pujara hits big hundreds, his inability to do so on Sunday hurt him. Will it hurt his chances for the next too? One of them cant make an Indian XI with five bowlers. Justin Bilyeu Jersey . Manuel was offered a position the day he was fired. He accepted earlier this week and the team made the announcement Friday. Luis Robles Jersey . There are surprises among the Vezina candidates, but most of the others are standard top-tier performers, even if the two Hart Trophy runners-ups have never been quite as good as they have been through the first half of the season. . And follow right through Deadline Day for all the updates. From Pierre LeBrun While Anaheim GM Bob Murray said earlier this season he was not going to trade Jonas Hiller despite the fact hes an unrestricted free agent on July 1, some sources have told TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun that Murray might be willing to move another goalie. INDIANAPOLIS -- Donte Moncrief and Phillip Dorsett have a clear mission this season: Become consistent, quality receivers.The Colts playoff hopes may depend on it.Weve got to step up and make plays, Moncrief said. We have to help out T.Y. (Hilton).Moncrief is perfectly positioned to make the jump.After being taken in the third-round of the 2014 draft, the 6-foot-2, 222-pounder from Mississippi started flashing play-making ability late in his rookie season. The expectations increased last season when he entered training camp as the No. 3 receiver and again when he was pressed into more action because of Andre Johnsons struggles.Moncrief wound up doubling his rookie totals, finishing with 64 receptions and six touchdowns despite playing with a bad toe. Indy released Johnson in March and essentially handed the starting job opposite Hilton, a two-time Pro Bowler, to Moncrief, who was recovering from toe surgery.I got into the playbook and learned every position because you never know where youre going to be lining up on the field, the 23-year-old Moncrief said. I know the game better now.Dorsett faces a different kind of challenge. The Colts gambled by using last years first-round pick on the 5-foot-10, 185-pound speedster from Miami, expecting Dorsett to stretch the field and create a spark in the return game.Instead, Dorsett spent the first part of 2015 getting acclimated to the NFL and broke his lower left leg just when it appeared he might break through. The injury cost him five games and eliminated his chance of making the kind of impact Indy projected.Hes healthy now and with a full offseason to work with quarterback Andrew Luck and the rest of his teammates, Dorsett intends to improve on the 18 catches, 225 yards and one TD he had last season.Ive focused a lot on the strength, endurance and going out and being able to run full speed for the whole game, Dorsett said. I did a lot of route running.Offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski noted that Dorsett seemed more precise running pass patterns when he arrived at training camp last month. And Hilton said that Indys new No. 3 receivver is catching better and blocking more effectively, too -- traits Indy desperately needs given the lack of proven talent behind Dorsett. Ronald Zubar Jersey. The eight other receivers on Indys current roster have zero catches in the NFL. And though one of them, Chester Rogers, came up with the winning score last weekend at Buffalo, the other eight finished with six combined catches. Its an area the team is looking to shore up quickly.Indy hosts Baltimore on Saturday with Luck expected to make his first start in more than nine months.Weve got some young guys that we want to focus on a little bit, and there are some guys out there that were looking at as well, coach Chuck Pagano said Tuesday after veteran Josh Boyce was released.While Pagano didnt cite any specific receivers, the NFL landscape is littered with experienced veterans such as Marques Colston, Brian Hartline and Roddy White. Indy has tried that route before with results ranging from modest success to outright failure.So the Colts best hope appears to be the emergence of two young, promising receivers who insist they are ready to get the job done.Weve got to basically help everybody, Dorsett said. Weve got to help in the run game, weve got to help Andrew (Luck), weve got to play fast and weve got to play physical and thats what were going to do.Game notes Pagano said five players would not play Saturday night: cornerbacks Jalil Brown (ankle) and Darius Butler (hamstring), receiver Marcus Leak (quad), linebacker Sio Moore (hamstring) and guard Hugh Thornton (ankle). ... Pagano said most of the starting offense should play the first quarter against the Ravens and possibly into the second. ... Defensive linemen Henry Anderson could come off the physically unable to perform list soon. Pagano said Anderson is really close to being cleared for practice. 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