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India vs West Indies 1st Test , Day 2

The West Indies team won the toss and decided to bat first. India are in the driving seat after Ashwin demolished the West Indies with his 33rd five wicket haul on day1 of the 1st Test match.

1st Test Match: India vs West Indies – Day 1 Highlights

The West Indies team won the toss and elected to bat first against India. However, it was India who took control of the match on the opening day, thanks to an outstanding performance by Ravichandran Ashwin.

Ashwin’s Stellar Performance

Ravichandran Ashwin showcased his brilliance, claiming his 33rd five-wicket haul in Test cricket. His exceptional bowling skills led to the West Indies team being bowled out for 150 runs.

Top Performers:

  • Ravichandran Ashwin: 5 wickets

West Indies Batting Highlights

Only debutant Alick Athanaze managed to make a significant contribution to the West Indies’ total with a score of 47 runs.

India’s Dominant Batting Display

India ended the day on a high note, reaching a comfortable 80/0 without losing any wickets.

Top Scorers:

  • Rohit Sharma: 30 runs
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal: 40 runs

Yashasvi Jaiswal looked in terrific form and displayed great confidence throughout his innings.

Day 2 Expectations

With India firmly in control, the team will be looking to build on their lead on Day 2. The aim will be to score big and potentially avoid batting again in this Test match.

India vs West Indies 1st Test , Day 2

Crucial Day for India: Records in the Making

Match Summary: India vs West Indies

First Innings: West Indies

  • Score: 150 all out in 10 overs

Top Scorers:

  • Alick Athanaze: 47 runs (99 balls)
  • Kraigg Brathwaite: 20 runs (46 balls)

Bowling Figures:

  • Ravichandran Ashwin: 5 wickets for 60 runs
  • Ravindra Jadeja: 3 wickets for 26 runs

First Innings: India

  • Score: 80/0

Top Scorers:

  • Rohit Sharma: 30 runs (65 balls)
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal: 40 runs (73 balls)

Records in the Making

Most Five-wicket Hauls Among Active Players in Test Cricket:

  • Ravichandran Ashwin: 33* five-wicket hauls
  • James Anderson: 32* five-wicket hauls

This structured format provides a clear and concise overview of the match and the records being set.

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