India crush West Indies by 318 runs to win first Test

By ScoreLine Desk - August 26, 2019

North Sound, Antigua, and Barbuda: India hammered the West Indies by 318 runs after tea on the fourth day of the first Test in Antigua on Sunday.

Seamer Jasprit Bumrah finished the second innings with 5-7 after the hosts crashed to 15 for five at tea before they reached 100 all out.

India captain Virat Kohli had declared his team’s second innings on 343-7 to set the home outfit an improbable victory target of 419 as his side claimed their biggest away Test win.

Brief scores:

India 297 (A. Rahane 81, R. Jadeja 58, K. L. Rahul 44; K. Roach 4-66) and 343-7 declared (A. Rahane 102., H. Vihari 93, V. Kohli 51; R. Chase 4-132) v West Indies 222 (R. Chase 48; I. Sharma 5-43) and 100 (K. Roach 38; J. Bumrah 5-7)

Result: India won by 318 runs

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By ScoreLine Desk

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