India thumped West Indies by 10 wickets inside three days to complete a 2-0 series sweep on Sunday after Umesh Yadav’s stellar bowling effort set up their comprehensive victory in the and second and final test. West Indies skipper Jason Holder’s 5/56 limited India’s first-innings lead to 56 in the morning, but their abject second-innings batting left the hosts needing only 72 to win. Openers Prithvi Shaw and Lokesh Rahul, both of whom were not out on 33, completed the formalities in 16.1 overs to inflict their second successive defeat inside three days on the men from the Caribbean. Yadav, who was twice on a hat-trick in the match, claimed 4/45 to become only the third Indian paceman — after Kapil Dev and Javagal Srinath — to claim 10 wickets in a home test. "I felt really happy for him," India coach Ravi Shastri said of Yadav, who has often had to warm the bench due to competition in the pace bowling department. "It can be a frustrating profession when you sit on the reserve bench ...

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