PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — The West Indies and India drew the second test at Queen’s Park Oval after the fifth and last day Monday was washed out.
India won the series 1-0 after an innings win in Dominica.
India secured a fifth successive series win in the Caribbean. It hasn’t lost a test to West Indies in 21 years.
West Indies batted twice on the fourth day with fast-scoring India declaring in-between to set up a final-day showdown, weather permitting, in their second test at Queen’s Park Oval.
Rescuers have ended a four-day search for scores of people missing after heavy monsoon rains triggered a massive landslide in a village in western India.
West Indies has stubbornly fought to avoid the follow-on against India on a snail-paced third day of the second test at Queen’s Park Oval.
West Indies were 76-2 in the second innings, trailing India by 289 runs. The odds heavily favored India, which was far keener to play to get underway. On Sunday, India wrapped up the West Indies first innings in the first eight overs, taking five wickets for 26 runs.
Play on Monday was scheduled to start earlier to make up for previous rain delays but despite breaks in the showers and the covers being removed, another heavy downpour forced the umpires to call it in mid-afternoon after nearly five hours of inaction.
India scored 438 with 121 from Virat Kohli and 181-2 declared, and West Indies made 255 with a career-best 5-60 by seamer Mohammed Siraj.
The teams turn to white-ball cricket starting in Barbados with three one-day internationals from Thursday.
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