It took more than four sessions coming, but once R Ashwin found his rhythm he ran through the West Indiean line-up to seal India's first innings win in the West Indies and their biggest outside A
Virat Kohli said India's players had reached a stage where they could no longer be content with learning from every performance, but needed to start dominating Test matches regularly to become a
Jason Holder defended West Indies' selection, and said it was the execution of the bowling attack's plans that had gone wrong, and not its composition
India offspinner R Ashwin, who scored a century in his first Test innings at No.6 and followed it with a seven-wicket haul, has said that he considers himself an allrounder
Stats highlights from the fourth day's play in Antigua where Ashwin's maiden five-wicket haul outside Asia bowled India to an innings victory
Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav took four wickets each to give India a 323-run lead, which resulted in a follow-on for West Indies
Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar analyses the talking points from the third day of the Antigua Test
Umesh Yadav said bowling maidens has been a central part of their plans for the tour, given the predominance of slow pitches in the Caribbean
Returning to Test cricket after a long layoff, Mohammed Shami ran up with noticeably shorter strides and dismantled West Indies' top order with pace and bounce
Kraigg Brathwaite, whose 74 could not prevent West Indies from falling short of the follow-on mark on day three of the Antigua Test, praised India's bowling attack for the pressure they sustaine
Stats highlights from the third day's play of the Antigua where West Indies were asked to follow-on
Virat Kohli continued his efficient and energetic accumulation of runs to bring up his maiden first-class double hundred, setting up India's declaration on 566, their joint fourth-highest score a
Working on initial movements and having a slightly more open stance have helped Ashwin rediscover his batting mojo
With his attacking double-hundred, Virat Kohli led the way in taking up the extra responsibility with the bat that his favoured five-bowler strategy demands
Key numbers from the second day's play in Antigua, where Virat Kohli continued setting records
Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar analyses the talking points from the second day of the Antigua Test
In the absence of Jerome Taylor and Kemar Roach, West Indies' fast bowlers are still "learning the art", their bowling coach Roddy Estwick said
Virat Kohli scored a century that looked inevitable to take India to a position from where they could dominate the Test
India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 84 on the first day in Antigua, said that learning from past experiences contributed to a better judgement in the channel outside off
Devendra Bishoo, the West Indies legspinner who took three wickets on day one of the Antigua Test, feels West Indies are still in a competitive position despite India going to stumps on 302 for 4."No,
While his team-mates were prone to losing concentration on the cusp of breaks in play, Virat Kohli steeled himself to stay until stumps and brought up another Test ton
3Number of India captains to score a Test century in the West Indies. Virat Kohli became the third to do so after Kapil Dev (100*) in Port of Spain in 1982-83 and Rahul Dravid (146) in 2006. Kohli is
Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar analyses the various aspects of the first day's play in Antigua
Ever since India's tour of Sri Lanka last year, R Ashwin has regularly bowled without a fielder at cover against right-hand batsmen in Tests. He has tried to tempt them to hit against the break, into
Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar analyses the reasons behind India's clinical win in the first Test and why West Indies could barely put up a fight
West Indies captain Jason Holder said on the eve of the first Test match against India that he was confident in the abilities of the young group he was leading
Shikhar Dhawan is likely to partner M Vijay at the top of the order, with KL Rahul missing out, in the first Test of India's tour of the West Indies starting in Antigua on Thursday
The new coach is already making a difference to Ashwin's overseas record, and his partnership with Kohli could be fruitful too.
India's four-Test series against hosts West Indies on slow, low pitches will be as much a test of patience as of skill
No. of bigger wins for India outside Asia, than the Inns & 92 runs win in this Test. Their previous biggest win was by an Inns & 90 runs v Zim, Bulawayo, 2005-06.
No. of times Ashwin has scored a century and took a five-wicket haul in the same Test - only India cricketer to do it twice. Mankad and Umrigar did it once.
Samuels' score in his only previous innings against India while following-on, at Eden Gardens in 2011-12. WI made 463 then but lost by an inns & 15 runs.
Last time West Indies were asked to follow-on in Tests at home, also by India - Gros Islet, 2006. This is their 8th follow-on in home Tests against all teams.
No. of India wicketkeepers to effect 5 or more dismissals in a Test inns in West Indies, before Saha in this Test. More and Dhoni had effected 4 dismissals.
No. of inns for WI at home without their openers scoring 50+, before this. Brathwaite's 118 vs Eng in St George's was the last 50+ by an WI opener at home.
No. of India fast bowlers who completed 50 Test wickets in fewer matches than Shami's 13. Venkatesh Prasad also took 13 Tests to reach the milestone.
Kraigg Brathwaite's average in his last six Test inns at home, before this. He scored 54 runs in those inns with highest of 25 including two ducks.
No. of innings without a 50-plus stand for West Indies, including this. Their last 50-plus stand was 55 vs SA, Port Elizabeth, Dec 2014.
No. of instances of a team having 50+ partnerships for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th wkts, including India in this Test. First was SL v Ind, Colombo (SSC), 2008.
No. of India players who scored centuries in their maiden Test innings in West Indies, including Ashwin. Others: Polly Umrigar, Brijesh Patel, Sanjay Manjrekar.