India still in control despite battling Barath

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India marched steadily towards victory after enforcing the follow-on despite an improved batting performance by West Indies in the second innings of the second Test at Eden Gardens yesterday. At the close on the third day, the visitors were 195 for 3, still trailing India by 283 runs, with Darren Bravo (38) and Shivnarine Chanderpaul (21) at the crease. Adrian Barath (62) and Kirk Edwards (60) scored dogged half-centuries in West Indies' second innings after the visitors collapsed to 153 all out first time. West Indies lost opener Kraigg Brathwaite (nine) early, but Barath and Edwards added 93 for the second wicket. "Basically we learnt from our mistakes in the first innings and we applied ourselves a bit more," Barath said.

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