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India vs West Indies, 1st Test Match Summary

IND vs WI, 2018 - Test Summary

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Match Ended   
649/9d
181&196 (50.5)
India beat West Indies by an innings and 272 runs
  • Player of the Match
    Prithvi Shaw
IND 649/9
Bat Top Batsmen
139 (230)
  • 10x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 60.43SR
134 (154)
  • 19x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 87.01SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
54
OVERS
217/4
R/W
Bowler
ECON 4.65
20
OVERS
93/2
R/W
WI 181/10
Bat Top Batsmen
53 (79)
  • 8x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 67.08SR
47 (49)
  • 7x4s
  • 2x6s
  • 95.91SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
11
OVERS
37/4
R/W
9
OVERS
22/2
R/W
WI 196/10
Bat Top Batsmen
83 (93)
  • 8x4s
  • 4x6s
  • 89.24SR
20 (24)
  • 3x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 83.33SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
Bowler
ECON 4.07
14
OVERS
57/5
R/W
12.5
OVERS
35/3
R/W
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PRITHVI SHAW HAS BEEN NAMED THE MAN OF THE MATCH for his fantastic century. Says that he is more happy for the team and is happier that his contribution could come in the cause. Says that there is no change in the preparation - whether one plays First Class Cricket or Test cricket. Hopes to continue doing his stuff.
Victorious Indian captain Virat Kohli says that one cannot compare the conditions in England and here. Is honest enough to admit that with India's quality, they are expected to be dominating at home, purely because they have done that so many times in the past. Dodges the question about Windies' surrender and says that his team's focus is to be consistent and they did that. Stresses further that it was a clinical performance and is delighted for Shaw and Jadeja. Praises the 18-year old for grabbing the opportunity with both hands. Also says that the declaration was delayed purely because the team wanted the all-rounder to reach his century. On the seam bowling, Virat says that both the quicks were very good, on a track which had nothing for fast bowlers. Adds further that the spinners have always been good on such surfaces any which ways. Informs that the reason for going in with 5 main bowlers was to rotate the players in the heat. Smiles on being informed that India's over-rate was close to 17 an hour and puts it down to the new rules which do not allow flexibility in drinking water. Also says that India were never bothered with the over rate as they have plenty of spinners in their ranks who finish off their overs quickly.
Windies captain Kraigg Brathwaite credits India for showing how to master Test cricket. On being asked about the margin of defeat, Kraigg puts it down to batting issues with no partnerships being strung. Feels that had they got 2 or 3 big stands, they would have done well. On being asked about Jason Holder's fitness, Brathwaite says that he is not sure and they will have to assess in the next couple of days.
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Kuldeep says that sometimes it takes a little bit of time to take wickets and in the second innings, he was rewarded for his patience. On his liking for the types of balls, Yadav goes the opposite. Says he likes Kookaburra and is not so happy with the SG. On his ploy to come around the wicket, the chinaman says that they discussed it in the dressing room and he was asked to try changing the angle and it worked.
Ravichandran Ashwin is giving an interview to Sanjay Manjrekar, along with Kuldeep Yadav. The offie says that he was bowling really well before injury and only wanted to get that rhythm back. Admits that he was nervous yesterday but once he bowled a couple of overs, he got confident. On the difference between the types of balls in England and India, Ashwin says that there is a massive factor in terms of gripping and movement. On his preference, he says that he loves holding the Dukes ball but is disappointed with Kookaburra. Is okay with the SG. On being asked about Windies' surrender, Ashwin does not admit on the upfront but then eventually says that he is shocked more than surprised to see so many shots being played in a Test match.
This Test match result cannot come in any better manner for the Indian side. They have just come from a gruelling Test series in England with the batsmen not making runs and the spinners struggling. Back home, both the negatives have been converted into positives and all of a sudden, the mindset is double positive, which will not do them any harm before their tour to Australia.
After being asked to bat again, perhaps one might have expected to see some fight from the Windies. There was a bit - with Kieran Powell really playing well. But once he got out, the procession was fuelled. What was surprising was the amount of shots played in the second innings. As many as 7 sixes were hit, with the batsmen clearly trying to hit the spinners off their lengths. But they were just trying it way too often and paid the price.
Now about India's bowling because there is nothing much to talk about their opponents' batting. Test match is a test of patience but they were hardly tested. Shami struck early with the new ball in the first innings and then Ashwin got 4 more because of his guile than the pitch.
It could not have started better for the visiting side. Coming on Indian soil, then striking in the first over. But after that, it just got pear-shaped. Prithvi Shaw's attack put them on the defensive and they simply could not get going. Keemo Paul breaking down before Lunch on Thursday did not help matters either and as a result, they saw 3 centurions, a 90-odd and an 80-odd. Bishoo did get a 4-fer but was not that threatening.
The players shake hands but Jason Holder just sits there in the Windies' dressing room, totally flummoxed. Was this a pitch which seemed like a minefield? Or was it all in the mind? Perhaps the latter.
50.5
W
Ravindra Jadeja To Shannon Gabriel OUT!
OUT! That ends the Test match. Thank you for watching. India have earned their BIGGEST EVER WIN IN TEST CRICKET, in terms of runs. Full and on middle, Gabriel tries to repeat what he did on the third ball but this time there is a man near the ropes. Kuldeep Yadav is the man at the fence and he takes a decent catch. INDIA WIN BY AN INNINGS AND 272 RUNS!
50.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Shannon Gabriel
Slower ball around middle, pushed to the off side.
50.3
4
Ravindra Jadeja To Shannon Gabriel
FOUR! There you go. Tossed up and there she goes. Gabriel blasts it over mid on.
50.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Shannon Gabriel
A touch shorter than full, pushed back to the bowler.
50.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Shannon Gabriel
Full and around off, pushed towards cover.
Right then. Jaddu vs Shannon...
Over 50 : 192/9
0 Runs
  • 049.1
  • 049.2
  • 049.3
  • 049.4
  • 049.5
  • 049.6
S. Dowrich
16 (64)
S. Gabriel
0 (0)
R. Ashwin
18-1-71-2
49.6
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Shane Dowrich
Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.
49.5
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Shane Dowrich
Outside off, a play and a miss.
49.4
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Shane Dowrich
The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.
49.3
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Shane Dowrich
The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.
49.2
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Shane Dowrich
The batsman defends it from within the crease.
49.1
0
Ravichandran Ashwin To Shane Dowrich
DROPPED! That was a sitter. Full and outside off, Dowrich lunges to defend but the ball spins in, takes the inside edge and flies straight to Prithvi Shaw at short leg. However, he is perhaps too eager to take the winning catch and fumbles.
Shannon Gabriel is the last man in. How long is this match gonna last?
Over 49 : 192/9
1 Runs
  • 048.1
  • 048.2
  • 048.3
  • 048.4
  • 148.5
  • W48.6
S. Lewis
4 (15)
S. Dowrich
16 (58)
R. Jadeja
12-1-31-2
48.6
W
Ravindra Jadeja To Sherman Lewis OUT!
OUT! Dead plumb. The strength of Jadeja is that he keeps his line straight. This is pitched around leg and Lewis attempts a wild slog. However, he misses as the ball spins away and is hit on the pad. Jadeja appeals and up goes the finger. Lewis does not even bother reviewing.
48.5
1
Ravindra Jadeja To Shane Dowrich
Driven towards the mid off region. The batsmen have run through for a single.
48.4
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Shane Dowrich
Full and outside off, watchfully blocked out.
48.3
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Shane Dowrich
The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.
48.2
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Shane Dowrich
Short and outside off, cut straight to point.
50 OV
0 Runs
R. Ashwin to S. Dowrich
  • 049.1
  • 049.2
  • 049.3
  • 049.4
  • 049.5
  • 049.6
49 OV
1 Runs
R. Jadeja to S. Dowrich S. Lewis
  • 048.1
  • 048.2
  • 048.3
  • 048.4
  • 148.5
  • W48.6
48 OV
1 Runs
R. Ashwin to S. Dowrich S. Lewis
  • 147.1
  • 047.2
  • 047.3
  • 047.4
  • 047.5
  • 047.6
47 OV
1 Runs
R. Jadeja to S. Dowrich S. Lewis
  • 046.1
  • 046.2
  • 146.3
  • 046.4
  • 046.5
  • 046.6
46 OV
4 Runs
R. Ashwin to S. Lewis
  • 045.1
  • 045.2
  • 045.3
  • 045.4
  • 445.5
  • 045.6
45 OV
0 Runs
R. Jadeja to S. Dowrich
  • 044.1
  • 044.2
  • 044.3
  • 044.4
  • 044.5
  • 044.6
44 OV
4 Runs
R. Ashwin to D. Bishoo
  • 043.1
  • 443.2
  • 043.3
  • 043.4
  • 043.5
  • W43.6
43 OV
4 Runs
R. Jadeja to S. Dowrich D. Bishoo
  • 1 B42.1
  • 042.2
  • 142.3
  • 042.4
  • 242.5
  • 042.6
42 OV
1 Runs
R. Ashwin to S. Dowrich D. Bishoo
  • 041.1
  • 041.2
  • 041.3
  • 141.4
  • 041.5
  • 041.6
41 OV
4 Runs
R. Jadeja to K. Paul D. Bishoo
  • 040.1
  • 040.2
  • 040.3
  • W40.4
  • 440.5
  • 040.6
40 OV
0 Runs
K. Yadav to S. Dowrich
  • 039.1
  • 039.2
  • 039.3
  • 039.4
  • 039.5
  • 039.6
39 OV
4 Runs
R. Jadeja to K. Paul
  • 038.1
  • 438.2
  • 038.3
  • 038.4
  • 038.5
  • 038.6
38 OV
11 Runs
K. Yadav to K. Paul S. Dowrich
  • 037.1
  • 637.2
  • 137.3
  • 437.4
  • 037.5
  • 037.6
37 OV
2 Runs
R. Jadeja to S. Dowrich
  • 236.1
  • 036.2
  • 036.3
  • 036.4
  • 036.5
  • 036.6
36 OV
9 Runs
K. Yadav to S. Dowrich K. Powell K. Paul
  • 035.1
  • 135.2
  • 435.3
  • W35.4
  • 435.5
  • 035.6
35 OV
2 Runs
R. Jadeja to K. Powell S. Dowrich
  • 134.1
  • 134.2
  • 034.3
  • 034.4
  • 034.5
  • 034.6
34 OV
3 Runs
K. Yadav to K. Powell S. Dowrich
  • 133.1
  • 233.2
  • 033.3
  • 033.4
  • 033.5
  • 033.6
33 OV
1 Runs
R. Jadeja to K. Powell S. Dowrich
  • 132.1
  • 032.2
  • 032.3
  • 032.4
  • 032.5
  • 032.6
32 OV
1 Runs
K. Yadav to K. Powell S. Dowrich
  • 031.1
  • 131.2
  • 031.3
  • 031.4
  • 031.5
  • 031.6
31 OV
1 Runs
R. Jadeja to K. Powell
  • 030.1
  • 030.2
  • 030.3
  • 030.4
  • 030.5
  • 130.6
30 OV
5 Runs
K. Yadav to K. Powell R. Chase S. Dowrich
  • 129.1
  • 429.2
  • W29.3
  • 029.4
  • 029.5
  • 029.6
29 OV
7 Runs
R. Jadeja to K. Powell R. Chase
  • 128.1
  • 228.2
  • 028.3
  • 028.4
  • 028.5
  • 428.6
28 OV
5 Runs
R. Ashwin to K. Powell R. Chase
  • 127.1
  • 127.2
  • 127.3
  • 027.4
  • 127.5
  • 127.6
27 OV
5 Runs
K. Yadav to K. Powell R. Chase
  • 026.1
  • 226.2
  • 026.3
  • 126.4
  • 226.5
  • 026.6
26 OV
5 Runs
R. Jadeja to K. Powell R. Chase
  • 025.1
  • 125.2
  • 025.3
  • 025.4
  • 025.5
  • 425.6
25 OV
7 Runs
K. Yadav to K. Powell R. Chase
  • 024.1
  • 024.2
  • 624.3
  • 124.4
  • 024.5
  • 024.6
24 OV
2 Runs
R. Ashwin to R. Chase K. Powell
  • 123.1
  • 123.2
  • 023.3
  • 023.4
  • 023.5
  • 023.6
23 OV
5 Runs
K. Yadav to S. Hetmyer S. Ambris R. Chase K. Powell
  • W22.1
  • 022.2
  • 022.3
  • W22.4
  • 122.5
  • 422.6
22 OV
3 Runs
R. Ashwin to S. Hetmyer K. Powell
  • 021.1
  • 021.2
  • 021.3
  • 221.4
  • 121.5
  • 021.6
21 OV
6 Runs
K. Yadav to K. Powell
  • 020.1
  • 020.2
  • 420.3
  • 020.4
  • 020.5
  • 220.6
20 OV
9 Runs
R. Ashwin to K. Powell S. Hetmyer
  • 119.1
  • 019.2
  • 219.3
  • 019.4
  • 619.5
  • 019.6
19 OV
1 Runs
K. Yadav to K. Powell S. Hope
  • 118.1
  • 018.2
  • 018.3
  • 018.4
  • 018.5
  • W18.6
18 OV
12 Runs
R. Ashwin to S. Hope
  • 017.1
  • 017.2
  • 4 B17.3
  • 617.4
  • 217.5
  • 017.6
17 OV
1 Runs
K. Yadav to S. Hope K. Powell
  • 016.1
  • 016.2
  • 116.3
  • 016.4
  • 016.5
  • 016.6
16 OV
5 Runs
R. Ashwin to S. Hope K. Powell
  • 015.1
  • 015.2
  • 115.3
  • 015.4
  • 015.5
  • 415.6
15 OV
3 Runs
K. Yadav to S. Hope K. Powell
  • 114.1
  • 014.2
  • 214.3
  • 014.4
  • 014.5
  • 014.6
14 OV
3 Runs
R. Ashwin to S. Hope K. Powell
  • 013.1
  • 113.2
  • 013.3
  • 113.4
  • 013.5
  • 113.6
13 OV
6 Runs
U. Yadav to K. Powell
  • 012.1
  • 012.2
  • 012.3
  • 012.4
  • 612.5
  • 012.6
12 OV
1 Runs
R. Ashwin to K. Powell S. Hope
  • 011.1
  • 011.2
  • 111.3
  • 011.4
  • 011.5
  • 011.6
11 OV
4 Runs
U. Yadav to S. Hope
  • 410.1
  • 010.2
  • 010.3
  • 010.4
  • 010.5
  • 010.6
10 OV
10 Runs
R. Ashwin to K. Powell
  • 09.1
  • 09.2
  • 69.3
  • 09.4
  • 09.5
  • 49.6
9 OV
1 Runs
K. Yadav to K. Powell S. Hope
  • 08.1
  • 08.2
  • 1 LB8.3
  • 08.4
  • 08.5
  • 08.6
8 OV
4 Runs
R. Ashwin to K. Brathwaite
  • 07.1
  • 07.2
  • 07.3
  • 07.4
  • 47.5
  • W7.6
7 OV
6 Runs
U. Yadav to K. Powell
  • 06.1
  • 06.2
  • 26.3
  • 46.4
  • 06.5
  • 06.6
6 OV
0 Runs
R. Ashwin to K. Brathwaite
  • 05.1
  • 05.2
  • 05.3
  • 05.4
  • 05.5
  • 05.6
5 OV
4 Runs
M. Shami to K. Powell
  • 04.1
  • 04.2
  • 04.3
  • 04.4
  • 04.5
  • 44.6
4 OV
1 Runs
R. Ashwin to K. Powell K. Brathwaite
  • 13.1
  • 03.2
  • 03.3
  • 03.4
  • 03.5
  • 03.6
3 OV
4 Runs
M. Shami to K. Brathwaite
  • 02.1
  • 02.2
  • 02.3
  • 42.4
  • 02.5
  • 02.6
2 OV
10 Runs
R. Ashwin to K. Powell
  • 01.1
  • 41.2
  • 01.3
  • 01.4
  • 61.5
  • 01.6
1 OV
3 Runs
M. Shami to K. Brathwaite
  • 3 NB0.1
  • 00.1
  • 00.2
  • 00.3
  • 00.4
  • 00.5
  • 00.6
Match Info
  • Venue Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
  • Weather Sunny
  • Toss Indiawon the toss and elected to bat
  • Result India beat West Indies by an innings and 272 runs
  • Player of the Match Prithvi Shaw
  • Umpire Ian Gould (ENG), Nigel Llong (ENG) and Bruce Oxenford (AUS)
  • Referee Chris Broad (ENG)
Match Notes
  • India 351/4 in 86.2 overs
  • New ball taken: India 337/4 in 84.1 overs
  • India 337/7: A Rahane c S Dowrich b R Chase 41(92)
  • Referral 2 (83.3 ovs): A Rahane against WI (Caught) Unsuccessful (IND: 0, WI: 2)
  • 4th wkt Partnership: 100 off 15 balls between V Kohli (58) and A Rahane (40)
  • Drinks: India 314/3 in 77.0 overs
  • V Kohli 20th Test fifty: 50 runs in 100 balls (2x4) (0x6)
  • India 302/3 in 72.4 overs
  • 4th wkt Partnership: 50 off 112 balls between V Kohli (32) and A Rahane (16)
  • Drinks: India 271/3 in 64.0 overs
  • India 250/3 in 55.4 overs
  • Tea: India 232/3 in 51.0 overs
  • 2nd wkt Partnership: 202 off 245 balls between P shaw (110) and C Pujara (85)
  • India 200/1 in 40.3 overs
  • Drinks: India 193/1 in 36.5 overs
  • P Shaw Maiden Test hundred: 101 runs in 99 balls (15x4) (0x6)
  • 2nd wkt Partnership: 150 off 158 balls between P shaw (82) and C Pujara (66)
  • India 153/1 in 27.0 overs
  • Lunch: India 133/1 in 25.0 overs
  • C Pujara 19th Test fifty: 52 runs in 67 balls (9x4) (0x6)
  • 2nd wkt Partnership: 100 off 116 balls between P shaw (58) and C Pujara (40)
  • India 102/1 in 19.5 overs
  • P Shaw Test fifty: 50 runs in 56 balls (7x4) (0x6)
  • Drinks: India 56/2 in 12.0 overs
  • 2nd wkt Partnership: 50 off 58 balls between P shaw (28) and C Pujara (21)
  • India 50/1 in 10.3 overs
  • India 3/1: K Rahul lbw b S Gabriel 0(4)
  • Referral 1 (0.6 ovs): L Rahul against WI (LBW) Unsuccessful (IND: 1, WI: 2)
  • Prithvi Shaw(IND) and Sherman Lewis(WI) makes their Test debut
  • Stumps: West Indies 94/6 in 29.0 overs
  • West Indies 51/5 in 16.4 overs
  • Drinks: West Indies 39/4 in 14.0 overs
  • West Indies 7/2: K Powell lbw b M Shami 1(6)
  • Referral 1 (4.1 ovs): K Powell against IND (LBW) Unsuccessful (IND: 2, WI: 1)
  • Tea: India 649/9 dec in 149.5 overs
  • Innings Break: India 649/9 dec in 149.5 overs
  • R Jadeja Maiden Test hundred: 100 runs in 132 balls (5x4) (5x6)
  • R Jadeja dropped on 78 by S Hetmyer in 143.5 overs
  • 9th wkt Partnership: 50 off 32 balls between R Jadeja (32) and U Yadav (18)
  • India 604/8 in 140.5 overs
  • R Jadeja Test fifty: 50 runs in 87 balls (3x4) (0x6)
  • Drinks: India 556/7 in 132.0 overs
  • India 553/7 in 129.2 overs
  • 6th wkt Partnership: 50 off 85 balls between V Kohli (28) and R Jadeja (22)
  • Lunch: India 506/5 in 118.0 overs
  • India 500/5 in 116.4 overs
  • V Kohli dropped on 114 by D Bishoo in 114.4 overs
  • V Kohli 24th Test hundred: 101 runs in 184 balls (7x4) (0x6)
  • India 451/4 in 103.6 overs
  • 5th wkt Partnership: 103 off 117 balls between V Kohli (25) and R Pant (74)
  • Drinks: India 417/4 in 101.0 overs
  • R Pant Maiden Test fifty: 52 runs in 58 balls (5x4) (2x6)
  • India 400/4 in 95.6 overs
  • 5th wkt Partnership: 52 off 63 balls between V Kohli (17) and R Pant (31)
  • S Dowrich dropped on 16 by P Shaw in 49.1 overs
  • Lunch: West Indies 185/8 in 44.0 overs
  • West Indies 185/8: D Bishoo c R Pant b Ashwin 9(12)
  • Referral 1 (43.6 ovs): IND against D Bishoo (Caught) Successful (IND: 2, WIN: 2)
  • K Yadav Maiden Test 5-wicket haul: 5/42 (11.4)
  • West Indies 151/5 in 35.3 overs
  • Drinks: West Indies 121/4 in 27.0 overs
  • West Indies 102/4 in 22.6 overs
  • K Powell 6th test fifty : 51 runs in 55 balls (6x4) (3x6)
  • West Indies 54/1 in 12.5 overs
  • Lunch: West Indies 31/1 in 9.0 overs
  • Innings Break: West Indies 181/10 in 48.0 overs
  • D Bishoo dropped on 5 by R Pant in 44.3 overs
  • Drinks: West Indies 159/8 in 43.2 overs
  • R Chase dropped on 51 by R Pant in 41.4 overs
  • R Chase 6th test fifty: 50 runs in 66 balls (8x4) (0x6)
  • West Indies 151/7 in 39.1 overs
  • 7th wkt Partnership: 53 off 55 balls between R Chase (11) and K Paul (37)
  • West Indies 100/6 in 29.3 overs
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Match Poll

Who will win the Match

PlayerRunsAvg.
Prithvi Shaw IND237118.50
Roston Chase WI18546.25
Rishabh Pant IND18492.00
Virat Kohli IND18492.00
Ajinkya Rahane IND12160.50
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PlayerWicketsEco.
Umesh Yadav IND113.19
Kuldeep Yadav IND103.77
Ravichandran Ashwin IND92.85
Ravindra Jadeja IND72.71
Jason Holder WI52.70
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