- Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
Player of the match
INDIA 353(129.4 OVERS)2ND INNINGS WEST INDIES 225(103.4 OVERS)1ST INNINGS INDIA 217(48 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Under Virat Kohli, India have tended to go for quick-scoring batsmen at the expense of solid players. Is it an error in judgement or a larger sign of flexible thinking and practices?
West Indies captain Jason Holder felt the gulf between the region's first-class structure and the international level stood exposed, as they lost the third Test by 237 runs
India's Test captain showed a willingness to shake up his XI in St Lucia, and, he said, it's a trend he won't shy away from setting - though it might have more to do with the bowling attack going
Sanjay Manjrekar on the various contributing factors to India's comprehensive victory in St Lucia
No. of bigger wins in terms of runs for India outside Asia, before this 237-run win. They had won by 279 runs at Headingley in 1986 and by 272 runs in Auckland 1967-68.
No. of inns without a 50+ score for Bravo at home, before this inns. He was dismissed in scores of 10 to 30 in 7 of those inns.
Bravo's average in the 4th inns of Tests, before this match. He averages better only in 3rd inns, marginally, 46.47.
Overs batted by West Indies on the fifth day in the last Test, losing just 2 wickets, to draw the Test. They are set 346 runs to win in 87 overs today.
Highest score by West Indies in 4th inns vs India at home, in St John's, 2006. The lead has already gone past 340 for India now.
Rohit Sharma's strike rate off his last 30 balls till end of play, in which he scored 34 runs with 3 sixes. He had made just 7 runs off his first 27 balls with only a four.
Average of India's batsmen at No. 3 in Tests since Jan 2014 - worst among all teams. Excluding WI, Ban and Zim, all the other teams' No. 3 average 40+.
No. of balls in which Bhuvneshwar took his five-wickets. In his first 91 balls, he was wicket-less.
Last time West Indies' top-5 all scored 20 or more in a Test inns at home, before this match - vs Aus, Bridgetown. Last time vs India at home was in 1996-97, Kingston.
No. of inns for West Indies against India without their top-2 wickets adding 50 or more runs, before this. Their last such inns was in Basseterre in 2006.
West Indies's highest opening stand in Tests since start of 2015 in 26 inns, before this. Johnson-Brathwaite have added more than 50 runs in this inns.
Runs added by India's last 4 wickets after Ashwin-Saha's stand. India lost their last 5 wickets in 48 balls.