result
2nd Test, Kingston, Aug 30 - Sep 2 2019, ICC World Test Championship
416 & 168/4d
(target 468)117 & 210
India won by 257 runs
Player Of The Match
111 & 53*
hanuma-vihari
3:38
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• The Report by Saurabh Somani

India seal 2-0 series win with 257-run demolition of West Indies

Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each as India won by 257 runs

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Scorecard summary
India416/10(140.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Hanuma Vihari111 (225)
Virat Kohli76 (163)
Jason Holder5/77(32.1)
West Indies117/10(47.1 overs)1st INNINGS
India168/4(54.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
Kemar Roach3/28(10)
Jason Holder1/20(11.4)
West Indies210/10(59.5 overs)2nd INNINGS

2pm That's all from us at ESPNcricinfo. Here's our match report for the game. Till then, on behalf of everyone here, it's time for us to bid goodbye. Hope you enjoyed our coverage. Thanks for being with us.

Maunik: "Why no player of the series?" -- No clue yet! The post-match presentation had no mention of the Man-of-the-Series award

1.50pm Time for the presentation.

Virat Kohli, the winning captain: "Pretty comprehensive again. We played good cricket, and getting the result in the manner you want is crucial as a team. We were put under pressure in a couple of sessions. While batting, there were some tricky situations but it took some character from the boys. Hanuma was the standout batsman, but Ajinkya in the second innings, Mayank in the first innings, Ishant with the fifty - it was an innings full of grit. According to the surface, Vihari's innings was top class. He looks confident and the dressing-room feels calm when he bats. He's always willing to improve and correcting his mistakes. Plays with a lot of heart. Up to do anything for the team. That's why he invariably plays crucial innings for us. Young career for him so far, but he showed why he's been backed by this team. Being the most successful Test captain? It's a by-product of the team we have. Our bowlers are amazing. Shami was great, Ishant bowling his heart out, Jadeja bowling a long spell. Captaincy is just a 'C' in front of your name. It's a collective effort. West Indies will understand the areas they need to improve. From a bowling point of view, West Indies were amazing. Kemar and Jason were their standout bowlers. If they get enough runs on the board, they'll be a very dangerous opposition in Test cricket."

Jason Holder, the losing captain: "Obviously disappointed. Didn't play a complete game in either match. Lots of problem with the batting. Need to put scores and fight out the tough periods. Tough question on how to fix the batting. It's an individual thing. Quite a bit of time till we play the next Test match so time for players to take some ownership. Pleased with the bowling. We were just commenting that we have been on the field in every single day of this Test series, and every single time our bowlers have delivered. India are a quality side. They wore us down. They knew our bowling was good, so they made us work hard for the wickets. And when we got the chance to bat, we didn't bat well enough. That's the quality of a good team, of playing the patience game. No complaints on the pitch. Once you work hard as a a batsman, you can score runs."

Hanuma Vihari, Man of the Match: "Maiden Test hundred feels great. Missed out on the hundred in the last match, so was focusing on a big score this time. We were 200 for 5 in the first innings, and that was my goal while batting with Rishabh Pant. You had to be patient on this wicket, and select the ball where you'll score runs. There was something for the bowlers, so you need to wait for the balls. Took some calculated risks against the spinners. Even in the second innings, the template worked well for me. I have not played a Test match at home yet, but I'm looking forward to the opportunity. Special batting in front of home crowd."

Abhi: "Kohli deserves his moment in the sun as India's most successful Captain. That brilliant run out changed everything !!"

1.40pm Cornwall and Ashwin pose for a picture as the two teams shake hands after the contest. Ravi Shastri is seen chatting with a few West Indian support-staff members as well - good to see the camaraderie between the two teams. Looking forward to see who gets the Man-of-the-Match award though. Bumrah was excellent in WI's 1st innings but Vihari, who got a hundred and a fifty both times India batted, seems to be in prime contention for that prize.

pawan: "Both wi innings finished under 60 overs so no deduction for low over rate. "

Mukundan: "Should have been a victory by an innings and 80 odd runs if there was a follow on. Nevertheless, well played India!"

1.35pm So that's 120 points for India as they extend their lead on the World Test Championship's points table. It's their eighth-straight Test series win over West Indies. Kohli's 28th victory now takes him past MS Dhoni (27) to become India's most successful Test captain.

shiva: "I cannot sleep in peace until i get to know who did kohli point at towards the gallery when celebrating earlier"

Ankur Mehra: "@shiva - Virat Kohli was pointing to a person in the crowd who was probably shouting or speaking way too much out of turn. Cameras pointed at him some time later."

59.5
W
Jadeja to Holder, OUT

middle stump gone! But they'll check for the no ball. Full on off, and angling into middle stump. Holder misses the slog, and Jadeja knocks his stumps back. India win by 257 runs

Jason Holder b Jadeja 39 (53m 35b 9x4 0x6) SR: 111.42
59.4
4
Jadeja to Holder, FOUR runs

full on leg, and he goes down on his knees to slog through the leg side. But the shot's been inside-edged instead, and Pant couldn't get behind it either

59.3
Jadeja to Holder, no run

length ball outside off stump, and punched to wide long off

59.2
Jadeja to Holder, no run

full on off, and defended off the back foot

59.1
Jadeja to Holder, no run

length ball on off, and he flat-bats a shot to mid-on

end of over 594 runs • 1 wicket
WI: 206/9CRR: 3.49 
Shannon Gabriel0 (1)
Jason Holder35 (30)
Mohammed Shami 16-2-65-3
Ravindra Jadeja 19-4-54-2
58.6
Shami to Gabriel, no run

full on off, and whipped to midwicket

Here's WI's No. 12

58.5
W
Shami to Roach, OUT

Pant pockets another! Full, fast, and just outside off stump. Roach can't resist the drive, but the ball takes the edge of his bat. Comfortably taken by the wicketkeeper. India need one more wicket

Kemar Roach c †Pant b Mohammed Shami 5 (17m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 35.71
58.4
Shami to Roach, no run

full, on off stump, and Roach covers his stumps before defending with the straight bat

58.3
Shami to Roach, no run

that hits his arm! Length ball outside off, but extra bounce hits Roach's funny bone near the elbow. Must've hurt

58.2
Shami to Roach, no run

full, just outside off, and he covers his stumps before blocking to cover

58.1
4
Shami to Roach, FOUR runs

clattered through the off side! Full and wide outside off, and smacked between the two infielders

end of over 585 runs
WI: 202/8CRR: 3.48 
Jason Holder35 (30)
Kemar Roach1 (9)
Ravindra Jadeja 19-4-54-2
Mohammed Shami 15-2-61-2
57.6
4
Jadeja to Holder, FOUR runs

full on leg stump, and clipped off his boots to the vacant gap near deep midwicket. Ends the over with a boundary

57.5
Jadeja to Holder, no run

length ball outside off, and punched off the back foot to point

57.4
Jadeja to Holder, no run
57.3
Jadeja to Holder, no run

full on off, and defended off the front foot to cover

Kiran: "Speaking of no balls, I remember Ian Bishop getting Tendulkar out on 92 off a no ball which wasn't spotted, in Barbados in 1996." -- Yep, and India ended up 81 all out in the same match! One of the costliest no balls to not be spotted. PS. it was in 1997

57.2
1
Jadeja to Roach, 1 run

full on leg stump, and worked into the gap near square leg

57.1
Jadeja to Roach, no run

full, outside off stump, and pushed to cover

end of over 5712 runs
WI: 197/8CRR: 3.45 
Jason Holder31 (26)
Kemar Roach0 (7)
Mohammed Shami 15-2-61-2
Ravindra Jadeja 18-4-49-2
56.6
Shami to Holder, no run

full on off, and swinging into his pads. Blocked to the leg side

56.5
4
Shami to Holder, FOUR runs

between the keeper and first slip! Tries to defend this off the back foot, but the ball takes the edge. Bounces just in front of the diving Rahul's left, and then goes between the gap for a boundary. Streaky

56.4
4
Shami to Holder, FOUR runs

attempted yorker, but it's a low full toss. Whipped off his pads through midwicket for four

Bhagwat Singh: "Why 12 players in WI batting line up. Are they playing with 12 players??" -- Here's why

Best performances - batters
Hanuma Vihari portrait
GH Vihari INDIA
111 runs (225)
16 fours
0 six
Control83%
Productive shot
flick
42 runs
5 fours
0 six
620921981532
Virat Kohli player portrait
V Kohli INDIA
76 runs (163)
10 fours
0 six
Control85%
Productive shot
flick
28 runs
2 fours
0 six
81096195136
Best performances - bowlers
Jasprit Bumrah portrait
JJ Bumrah INDIA
O
12.1
M
3
R
27
W
6
ECO
2.21
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W1W
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
2W
Jason Holder
JO Holder WI
O
32.1
M
9
R
77
W
5
ECO
2.39
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
1W1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica
TossWest Indies, elected to field first
SeriesICC World Test ChampionshipIndia tour of West Indies
Season2019
Player Of The Match
Hanuma Vihari
Hanuma Vihari
Series resultIndia won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 2359
Hours of play (local time)9.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days30,31 August, 1,2 September 2019 - day (5-day match)
Player Replacement
Jermaine Blackwood for Darren Bravo (West Indies 2nd innings, 16.2 ov)
Test debut
Jahmar Hamilton
Jahmar Hamilton
Rahkeem Cornwall
Rahkeem Cornwall
Umpires
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Paul Reiffel
England Image
Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpire
Australia Image
Rod Tucker
Reserve Umpire
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Gregory Brathwaite
Match Referee
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David Boon
PointsIndia 60, West Indies 0
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