Transient scores: India 649/9 dec. (Virat Kohli 139, Prithvi Shaw 134, Ravindra Jadeja 100*; Devendra Bishoo four/122) beat West Indies 181/10 (Roston Chase 53, Keemo Paul 47; Ravichandran Ashwin four/37, Mohammed Shami 2/22) and (Kieran Powell 83; Kuldeep Yadav 5/57, Jadeja three/35) by an innings and 272 runs
- India beat West Indies for the 19th time in Take a look at cricket general and the 12th time at residence, recording a victory by an innings and 272 runs within the 1st Take a look at of the two-match collection.
- The victory was arrange by a powerful batting efficiency for a lot of the primary two days, with Prithvi Shaw, Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja making centuries, whereas Rishabh Pant (92) and Cheteshwar Pujara (86) made their maiden and 19th Take a look at half-century respectively.
- Making his debut and changing into India’s 293rd Take a look at participant, Shaw made a wonderful begin to his Take a look at profession by scoring a century (a 154-ball 134) on his Take a look at and worldwide debut, having made centuries on his Ranji Trophy and Duleep Trophy debut additionally.
- At 18 years and 329 days, Shaw grew to become the second youngest Indian (Tendulkar was the youngest, 17 years and 112 days previous) to make a Take a look at century and the fourth youngest participant of all-time to make a century on his debut, coming behind Bangladesh’s Mohammad Ashraful, Zimbabwe’s Hamilton Masakadza and Pakistan’s Saleem Malik. General, he’s the 15th Indian to attain a century on Take a look at debut.
- Shaw’s century got here off 99 balls, which is the third-fastest Take a look at hundred on debut when it comes to balls, behind Shikhar Dhawan (85 balls) and West Indies’ Dwayne Smith (93 balls).
- Shaw laid the platform for a giant first-innings complete for India, whose place was consolidated by Virat Kohli, who made his 24th Take a look at century and 17th as India’s Take a look at captain. He was the second-fastest batsman of all-time to 24 Take a look at tons (123 innings) and the quickest Indian, forward of Sachin Tendulkar, who did so in 125 innings. Don Bradman, in 66 innings, stays the quickest to make 24 Take a look at centuries.
- Within the course of of creating 139 runs off 230 balls, Kohli went previous 1000 runs in Take a look at in 2018, the third consecutive yr by which he has made 1000 runs or extra in Take a look at cricket.
- Later, Jadeja broke his duck in Take a look at cricket along with his maiden Take a look at century, which got here off 132 balls. He remained unbeaten on 100 when India declared.
- In reply to India’s huge complete, West Indies folded for 181 of their first innings and have been made to follow-on. Roston Chase, although, stood tall and took his workforce to a considerably respectable complete by making his sixth Take a look at half-century (a 79-ball 53). He additionally shared a 73-run partnership for the seventh wicket with Keemo Paul, who himself made 47.
- Within the second innings, Kieran Powell was the standout batsman for the customer. He made a 93-ball 83.
- Kuldeep Yadav registered his first five-wicket haul in Take a look at cricket along with his figures of 5/57 in West Indies’ second innings.
- Captaining India for the 41st time in Take a look at cricket, Kohli recorded his 23rd win.