West Indies vs India 1st Test Day 4: Bumrah’s five-for, Rahane’s century helps India secure record win

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Jasprit Bumrah finished with figures of 5-7 off eight overs

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Jasprit Bumrah carved through the West Indies’ batting line-up with a five-wicket haul after Ajinkya Rahane scored 102 to lead India to a 318-run win in Antigua.

With India triumphing by such a large margin of victory, it marked their biggest away win in terms of runs.

Starting off the day on 185/3, India only added two runs to their overnight score before captain Virat Kohli was caught by John Campbell at extra cover off the bowling of Roston Chase for 51, which came off 113 balls and included two boundaries.

Rahane and Hanuma Vihari made up for the loss of Kohli with a 135-run partnership, during which Rahane brought up his hundred and Vihari his fifty, before Rahane was dismissed by Shannon Gabriel for a 242-ball 102, which included five boundaries.

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Ajinkya Rahane celebrates after scoring his 10th Test century

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Rishabh Pant fell shortly after, while Vihari was caught behind off the bowling of West Indies captain Jason Holder for 93, which came off 128 deliveries and included 10 boundaries and a six.

As soon as Vihari was dismissed, India declared on 343/7, which set the West Indies a target of 419 to win.

Chase was the pick of the bowlers with four wickets, while Holder, Gabriel and Kemar Roach chipped in with one wicket apiece.

Chasing 419 to win, the West Indies lost opener Kraigg Brathwaite on the 10th ball as he was caught behind off the bowling of Bumrah for one run.

Campbell only made seven runs before he was clean bowled by Bumrah, while debutant Shamarh Brooks was trapped lbw off the bowling of Ishant Sharma for two runs.

Ishant also took out Shimron Hetmyer, while Bumrah cleaned up Darren Bravo for two runs.

Bumrah also took out Shai Hope and Holder, while Mohammed Shami joined the party by dismissing Roston Chase and Shannon Gabriel in the same over.

Despite Roach and Miguel Cummins forging a 50-run partnership, the West Indies ended up being skittled out for 100 when Roach was caught behind off the bowling of Ishant for a 31-ball 38.

Bumrah was the most successful bowler with five wickets, while Ishant took three and Shami claimed two.

Rahane was named Man of the Match.

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