Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)
INDIA 566/8d(161.5 OVERS)1ST INNINGS WEST INDIES 243(90.2 OVERS)1ST INNINGS
Commentator: Alagappan Muthu
The new coach is already making a difference to Ashwin's overseas record, and his partnership with Kohli could be fruitful too
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
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 better team
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
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.