Day 4

394dThe Report by Sidharth Monga

Ashwin seals India's first innings win in WI

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

392dKarthik Krishnaswamy in Antigua

'Learning phase over, time to start dominating' - Kohli

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

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I always value myself as an allrounder - Ashwin

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

Day 3

393dKarthik Krishnaswamy in Antigua

Shami bounces back with new weapon

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

Day 2

395dThe Report by Sidharth Monga

Kohli double leaves WI long way from safety

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

394dKarthik Krishnaswamy in Antigua

Ashwin the batsman grabs his chance

Working on initial movements and having a slightly more open stance have helped Ashwin rediscover his batting mojo

Day 1

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You need a big heart to open - Dhawan

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

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Bishoo not unhappy with team balance

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,

396dBharath Seervi

Kohli's banner day in Antigua

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

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392dKarthik Krishnaswamy

Abject West Indies succumb to Ashwin's wiles

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

397dKarthik Krishnaswamy in Antigua

Holder backs inexperienced WI squad to step up

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

397dKarthik Krishnaswamy in Antigua

Kohli hints at Dhawan over Rahul for opening slot

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

Biggest win outside Asia

0

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.

Century, yes; 5-for, yes

2

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.

Can Samuels save WI?

84

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.

India again

2006

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.

Saha's five-for

0

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.

Brathwaite the man

6

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.

Swift Shami

0

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.

Brathwaite gets going

9

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.

Opening woes continue

22

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.

Contributions from all

2

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.

Century on first attempt

4

No. of India players who scored centuries in their maiden Test innings in West Indies, including Ashwin. Others: Polly Umrigar, Brijesh Patel, Sanjay Manjrekar.