India’s biggest victory in Test history
India beat the West Indies by one innings and 272 runs in 1st Test. This is the biggest victory of the Indian Test team.
The match played at Rajkot ended on the third day. During the entire match, the Indian team dominated every game. The Indian team omitted the visiting team twice in less than 100 overs. The West Indies team lost 14 wickets on the third day.
In the Rajkot Test, the Indian team needed to bat only in an innings, in which they scored 649 runs. In reply, the West Indies were all out for 181 in the first innings and 196 runs in the second innings.
India’s spinners Kuldeep Yadav and R Ashwin took six, six wickets.
Earlier, the Indian team first scored a huge score of 649 with the help of three batsmen to score a century. Playing his first Test match, Shastri hit 134, captain Virat Kohli 139 and Ravindra Jadeja scored 100 runs. Man of the Match was chosen by Earth Shaw
Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant made 92 and Cheteshwar Pujara contributed 86 runs.
In reply, the West Indies were dismissed for just 181 runs. West Indies made 53 runs by R. Chase.
After this, the West Indies were forced to bat again under follow-on, and their team was dismissed for just 196 runs. Opener Kieran Powell top scored with 83 runs in this innings.
The West Indies team will play two Tests, five ODIs and three T20 matches on this tour.
Record made in the biggest win
In terms of difference, it is the biggest test victory of the Indian team in the history of cricket. Earlier, India had won its biggest win in June this year, when it defeated Afghanistan by an innings and 262 runs in Bengaluru.
India scored 649 runs in the first innings. This is India’s best score against the West Indies.
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja made his first century of Test career in his 38th match. He scored an unbeaten hundred on his home ground.
Indian captain Virat Kohli made his fourth Test hundred of the year With this, he made more than a thousand runs in a year.
29-year-old Virat Kohli became the second cricketer to reach the fastest in 24 Test matches in Test cricket. He did this in 123 innings.
Earth Shaw has become the youngest Indian to score a century in his first Test. When he scored a century, his age was 18 years 329 days.
In the first innings off-spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin took four wickets in his ninth over. With this, he broke the record of Harbhajan Singh, who took four wickets in an innings. He has taken four wickets in 42 times and is now just behind Anil Kumble (66).
The second innings was named after Kuldeep Yadav, who sent five batsmen to the pavilion. After the South African bowler Paul Adams, he is the second such champion bowler, who has taken five wickets in a Test inning. This is Kuldeep’s best performance ever in Test cricket.