Today the first match of the two-match Test series between India and the West Indies is being played in Rajkot. India have made 364 runs at the loss of 4 wickets till the end of the first day’s play. In this match India won the toss and decided to bat first. The highlight of the first day of the game was 18-year-old Indian batsman Prithvi Shaw, who played 134 runs. At the moment, India’s captain Virat Kohli (72) and Rishabh Pant (17) are frozen at the crease.The West Indies suffered a major setback before the first test because of injury due to injury to their captain Jason Holder, who got out of the injury, being replaced by Craig Brathwaite.
India got the first blow already in the over, fast bowler Shannon Gabriel dismissed them with LBW. Cheteshwar Pujara scored 86 runs He was caught by wicketkeeper Shane Dowich on the ball of Sherman Lewis. Sherman Lewis playing his first match also got his first wicket in international cricket. Prithvi Shaw was out 134 runs and was bowled out of Bishoo’s ball and bowled out. Rahane scored 41 runs and was caught by Ross Taylor at the crease by Shane Dochitch.
In this match, Earth Shaw debuted his international career. Indian shifts with Lokesh Rahul started by Prithvi Shaw.
West Indies won the series in India in 2002
India will not have much to gain against the eighth-ranked West Indies, but the Caribbean team will not give up its impact. He is looking forward to his first win against India in 2002, while on the Indian soil, he has not won any match since 1994.
***Players in the Indian team****
Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Prithviraj, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav
***Players in the West indies team***
Craig Brathwaite (Captain), Kieran Powell, Shi Hope, Shimran Hetmayer, Sunil Ambrish, Rosson Chase, Shane Dowich, Chemo Paul, Devendra Bishoo, Sherman Lewis, Shannon Gabriel