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India beat West Indies by an innings and 141 runs in the first Test, Ashwin took 12 wickets in the match – Trending2days


India vs West Indies, 1st Test Highlights: India has taken a 1-0 lead in the series by winning the first match of the 2-match Test series against the West Indies by an innings and 141 runs. In the first match of the series played at Windsor Park in Dominica, there was a great performance in both the batting and bowling department from the Indian team. On the third day, the Indian team declared its first on a score of 421 runs. After this, the West Indies team was reduced to scoring only 130 runs in their second innings. Ravichandran Ashwin took 7 wickets with the ball in the second innings for India.

The West Indies team decided to bat first after winning the toss in the first Test. After this the team was reduced to 150 runs in their first innings. Ashwin took 5 wickets for India in this innings. After this, the opening pair of Captain Rohit and Yashasvi Jaiswal, who came into the match for the Indian team, did the job of giving the best start to the team.

A partnership of 229 runs was seen for the first wicket between Rohit and Yashasvi. Rohit returned to the pavilion after playing an excellent inning of 103 runs. A historic inning of 171 runs was seen with the bat of Yashasvi. Apart from this, Virat Kohli also played an inning of 76 runs. And Ravindra Jadeja returned unbeaten after scoring 37 runs. The Indian team declared its innings by scoring 421 runs at the loss of 5 wickets, due to which it had achieved a lead of 271 runs.

West Indies batsmen again trapped in Ashwin’s spin

In the second session on the third day, when the Indian team’s innings was declared, there were almost 50 overs left in the day’s play. After this, showing the magic of his spin, Ashwin did not take much time to wrap up the second innings of the Windies team. By the score of 58, half the West Indies team had returned to the pavilion. After this the whole team got reduced to 130 runs. Ashwin achieved the feat of taking 5 wickets in an innings for the 34th time in his career, while taking 10 wickets in the match for the 8th time. In this match, Yashasvi has been given the title of Player of the Match for his innings of 171 runs.

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