Ajinkya Rahane scored his third century in the last four innings as India declared their first innings at 500 for nine after managing a 304-run lead over West Indies following which the rain played spoilsport bringing a premature end to the third day of the second Test in Jamaica.
Ravichandran Ashwin was once again amongst the wickets as India dismissed West Indies for 196 in their first innings and reached 126 for one in 37 overs at stumps on day one of the second Test in Jamaica.
Ravichandran Ashwin picked his first five-wicket haul outside Asia as India dismissed West Indies for 231 in the second innings and completed an innings victory in the first Test in Antigua to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
West Indies batsman Kraigg Brathwaite stressed the importance of building partnerships and batting through the entire fourth day after being asked to follow-on on day three of the first Test against India in Antigua.
Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami picked four wickets each to bowl out West Indies for 243 in the first innings and Ishant Sharma dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite in the second innings after India enforced follow-on still maintaining a lead of 302 runs at stumps on day three of the first Test in Antigua.
In his latest video report from Antigua, Chetan Narula rounds up the first two days of the first Test between India and the West Indies as Virat Kohli makes history and both Shikhar Dhawan and Ravichandran Ashwin impress.
Virat Kohli went on to notch his maiden double century, while Ravichandran Ashwin scored his third century against West Indies as India went on to pile 566 for eight before declaring in the first innings of the first Test in Antigua.
Ahead of their respective series against West Indies and Sri Lanka, India and Australia face a prospect of losing points in the International Cricket Council Test team rankings, if they do not record comprehensive wins.