• Wed. Jul 24th, 2024

IND vs WI: India End Day 1 on Top After Ravichandran Ashwin’s Five-For.

IND vs WI: India ended Day 1 of the first Test against West Indies on top after Ravichandran Ashwin took five wickets to help bowl the hosts out for 150.

Ashwin was the pick of the Indian bowlers, taking 5-60 in 21 overs. He was ably supported by Ravindra Jadeja, who took 3-34.

The West Indies batsmen struggled against the Indian spin duo, and they were never able to get their innings going. Only Alick Athanaze, who made 47, offered any resistance.

In reply, India reached 80-0 at stumps, with Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal unbeaten on 30 and 40 respectively.

The Indian openers will be looking to build on their good start on Day 2 and put their team in a strong position.


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Here are some of the key takeaways from Day 1:

  • Ashwin is back to his best. The off-spinner was in top form on Day 1, and he took his 700th international wicket in the process.
  • Jadeja is also in good form. The left-arm spinner took three wickets and was economical in his 18 overs.
  • The West Indies batsmen struggled against spin. They were never able to get their innings going, and they were all out for just 150.
  • India’s openers made a solid start. Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal will be looking to build on their good start on Day 2.

The match is evenly poised at the end of Day 1. India have a slight advantage, but the West Indies will be hoping to make a comeback on Day 2.

IND vs WI What’s Next?

Day 2 of the first Test will begin at 9:30 AM IST on Thursday, July 13. India will be looking to extend their lead, while the West Indies will be hoping to make a comeback.

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