India A were 10-0 at stumps on day one of the third unofficial test series against West Indies A in Hubli on Wednesday. India A, choosing to field after winning the toss, were trailing West Indies by 258 runs after a post-lunch slump in the Windies batting order ensured that the visitors were all out for 268.
Of the seven wickets that fell in the post-tea session, Abhishek Nayar took three wickets to end with bowling figures of 4-61 in the first innings. Dhawal Kulkarni was the other standout bowler with figures of 3-60.
Earlier, India A bowlers managed just three wickets till the post-lunch session as West Indies A reached 175 for three in their first innings at tea time.
Sent into bat, a dogged half century by Leon Johnson and his crucial partnerships with Narasingh Deonaraine and Assad Fudadin steered West Indies after a couple of early wickets.