Ashwin strikes as West Indies follow-on in 1st Test

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli looks on as pitch invaders try to click a selfie with him

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli looks on as pitch invaders try to click a selfie with him

West Indies have not beaten India in a Test since 2002.

Teammates congratulate Indian bowler Kuldeep Yadav (2R) for taking the wicket of West Indies batsman Keiran Powell during the third day´s play of the first Test cricket match between India and West Indies at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on October 6, 2018.

Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers in the first innings with figures of 4/37 and in the second innings, he took two more wickets guide India to their biggest victory (by runs) in Test history.

Ravindra Jadeja, who scored his maiden worldwide century during India's only innings, took the final wicket of Shannon Gabriel for four as the hosts celebrated an utterly dominant win over the former cricketing powerhouse.

Roston Chase (27) and Keemo Paul (13) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day, with the visitors trailing the hosts by 555 runs. He added a further 23 runs for the unbeaten last wicket with Shami (2 not out).

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They have won Tests by 10 wickets seven times, while India's greatest winning margin by runs was against South Africa in Delhi in 2015, when they won by 337 runs.

Kohli, who was 72 not out overnight, became the second fastest to 24 Test hundreds behind only Donald Bradman, who took 66 innings to Kohli's 123.

Showing a penchant for counter-attack, Chase struck four fours - mostly lofted hits down the ground - in a breezy 38-ball knock while Dowrich was more watchful in his 35-ball innings. However, any hopes of quickly wrapping up the innings were dashed by Jadeja who belted five fours and five sixes in a 132-ball innings, to frustrate the Windies.

Pant, a 21-year-old left-hander in only his fourth Test, played with abandon, striking eight fours and four sixes off a mere 84 balls, before perishing about 45 minutes before the interval.

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