Indian cricket team under the leadership of Virat Kohli blanked out West Indies to record its biggest Test win ever at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot. With the win, India has taken the lead of 1-0 in the two-match series.
On Saturday, India outshined the West Indies by an innings and 272 runs in the opening Test as the visiting side failed to put up a show against the No.1 Test Team as India dominated the entire contest.
Batting first, India put up a massive total of 648 runs for the loss of nine wickets on day two of the first Test. Following the massive target, the hosts wrapped up the visitors for 181 and 196 runs in the first and second innings, respectively, to register their 100th Test win at home.
Here is the list of records that were made during India vs West Indies, 1st Test:
1- Chinaman spinner Kuldeep Yadav has become the first ever left-arm leg-spinner to take a five-wicket haul in all three formats (Test, ODI, T20Is). Kuldeep Yadav is also only the third spinner to claim five wickets in all three formats after Imran Tahir (South Africa) and Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka).
2- Virat Kohli (14) is now the second Indian captain after MS Dhoni (21) to register most wins for India as captain in Tests at home. The third spot in the list is reserved by Mohammad Azharuddin (13).
3- Debutant Prithvi Shaw became the sixth Indian to win the Man of the Match trophy in his debut game.
The others are:
Pravin Amre, 1992
RP Singh, 2006
Ravi Ashwin, 2011
Shikhar Dhawan, 2013
Rohit Sharma, 2013
Prithvi Shaw, 2018
4- During India vs West Indies Test, 21 sixes were smashed by both the teams – the most hit in a Test match in India.
5- India’s win over Windies was hosts 100th Test win at home.