The possible direction of the match was quite sure the previous day that the defeat of the West Indies was a matter of time even the time comes too fast. The hosts enjoyed the biggest win in their Test history.
India beat West Indies by innings and 272 runs in Rajkot Test 1-0 in the two-Test series ahead.
This is India’s biggest victory in Tests which Backed in the last innings against Afghanistan in the innings and 262 runs win.
In the first innings, the Indian batsmen started well and made a score that was difficult to chase the Caribbean batsmen even they could not score 200 an innings. After chasing 181 runs in the first innings, the second innings ended at 196 runs.
In the first innings, the West Indies started the second day on Saturday with 94 runs for 6 wickets in the first innings. Two unbeaten batsmen Roston Chase and Kemo Pall made a little partnership for the team and The pair added 73 runs for the seventh wicket.
Umesh Yadav, who broke the partnership by taking Pall’s wicket who scored 47 runs. The rest of the work has been done by Ravichandran Ashwin by returning chase, who scored 53 runs as well as the last two batsmen.
In the second innings after the follow-on, Ashwin has taken the first wicket of the Caribbean. Craig Brathwaite was returned after 10 runs.
Next, Kieran Powell has batted on one side of the one-day style and Kuldeep Yadav, who took wickets at Spin on the other hand.
8 four and 4 in 83 balls of 93, Powell has finally been returned to Kuldeep who got five wickets.
No one could cross 20 runs for the Caribbean even a fifty partnership did not grow.
Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets in the second innings, also scored centuries in the first innings. India captain Virat Kohli scored a century. Prithvi Shaw who has played his first test match got an impressive century
India 1st Innings: 649/9 (D.)
West Indies 1st innings: 181 in 48 overs (previous day 94/6) (Chase 53, Paul 47, Lewis 0, Gabriel 1; Shami 2/22, Umesh 1/20, Ashwin 4/37, Jadeja 1 / 22, Kuldeep 1/62).
West Indies 2nd Innings: (after follow-on) 196 in 50.5 overs (Brathwaite 10, Powell 83, Hope 17, Ambrose 0, Chase 20, Doherich 16 *, Paul 15, Lewis 4, Gabriel 4; Shami 0/11, Ashwin 2/71, Umesh 0/16, Kuldeep 5/57, Jadeja 3/35).
Result: India won by innings and 272 runs
Series: India lead 1-0 in the two-match series
Man of the Match: Prithvi Shaw