RAJKOT, India (AP) – India crushed the West Indies in its first test with tickets and 272 races on Saturday for its highest margin of victory in the test cricket.
The hosts bid farewell to the West Indies for 196 runs in the afternoon session of the third day with the left-footed spinner Kuldeep Yadav returning with the best figures of the 5-57 test.
Ravichandran Ashwin (2-71) and Ravindra Jadeja (3-35) shared the other five windows as the spinners went crazy against the West Indies.
When resuming after tea, the game lasted only another 35 balls. Jadeja caught Sherman Lewis (4) lbw in 49. With Ashwin finishing the proceedings 11 balls later, while Shannon Gabriel (4) took refuge in the depths.
one possibility and 262 races in Bengaluru in two days.
The West Indies scored 181 in their first innings after resuming on Saturday 94-6 and was asked to continue.
"We can not compare this with the series (defeat) in England, that was a major challenge, and we knew the quality we had, we would dominate when we played at home again," said Indian captain Virat Kohli. "Our guys understand how to play in these conditions and they were clinical." The performance of the West Indies is not something I should talk about, I'm sure they'll want to rectify their mistakes. "
After India declared the 649-9 in its first and only chance, it ran through the West Indies batting line in 48 survivals to establish an impressive lead of 468 runs.
Summing up at 94-6, the West Indies showed some fighting as Roston Chase (53) and Keemo Paul (47) continued their association with the seventh round since Friday night and added 73 runs in total with a bit of attack batting.
Umesh Yadav ended the resistance when Paul defeated a goalkeeper in the 39th.
The visitors unraveled quickly when Ashwin (4-37) ran down the line. Chase and Sherman Lewis (0) fell in the space of four balls in 44.
Devendra Bishoo (17 out) pulled his bat to hit three legs before Gabriel stopped Ashwin to finish the innings.