India extend winning streak against hapless West Indies to record 22 Tests

first_imgIndia bundled out the West Indies for a paltry 100 runs in their second innings, clinch a mammoth 318-run victory on the fourth day of the first Test.With this win, India extended their unbeaten streak against the West Indies to 22 Test matches which is also their longest winning-run against any opponent in the longest format of the game. On the other hand, West Indies registered an unwanted record of their longest ever winless streak against any opponent in Test Cricket.India are now unbeaten for 22 Tests against the West Indies – their longest unbeaten streak against ANY opponent in Test cricket.On the other hand, the 22-Test streak is West Indies’ longest ever win-less streak against ANY opponent.#WIvsIND #WIvIND #INDvsWI #INDvWI Rajneesh Gupta (@rgcricket) August 25, 2019In the process, India registered their biggest Test win (run margin) away from home. The win also made Virat Kohli the joint-most successful Test captain along with MS Dhoni as it was his 27th as skipper in the longest format of the game.India vs West Indies 1st Test Day 4: Highlights | ReportOn day four of the Test, India resumed their innings at 185/3 and they went on to add 158 runs more to their tally to take the score up to 343 runs and gain a lead of 418 runs.India’s vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane scored his first hundred after 17 Test matches, his 10th in the five-day format while Hanuma Vihari too, did well with a 93, missing out on his maiden Test hundred by seven runs as India declared on 343/7.advertisementTerrific victory for #TeamIndia as they take a 1-0 lead in the series #WIvsIND BCCI (@BCCI) August 25, 2019Windies batsmen failed to stay at the crease for a long time in the second innings and their entire team was bowled out inside 27 overs. India bowled West Indies out for 100, their lowest total against the Asian giants in Test cricket history.For his 183 runs scored across the Test, Ajinkya Rahane is the Player of the Match!#WIvIND ICC (@ICC) August 25, 2019Also Read | Proud to be part of this team: Jasprit Bumrah after win over West IndiesAlso Read | India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli joins MS Dhoni as India’s most successful Test captainAlso See:last_img

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