India vs West Indies 1st Test Highlights

India vs West Indies 1st Test 2023

Introduction:

The Indian men’s cricket team embarks on a tour of the West Indies and the United States in July and August 2023. They will compete in two Test, three ODI, and five T20I matches. The Test series contributes to the 2023-2025 ICC World Test Championship. The tour was confirmed by the ICC in August 2022. Originally, three T20I matches were planned in the West Indies, but in March 2023, the BCCI agreed to CWI’s proposal for two additional T20I matches, which will be held in Florida, USA. The tour schedule was announced by CWI on 12 June 2023.

  • West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Alick Athanaze (WI), Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ishan Kishan (Ind) all made their Test debuts.
  • Ravichandran Ashwin (Ind) became the fifth bowler, and the first Indian, to dismiss a father-son duo during his test career.
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal (Ind) became the seventeenth Indian cricketer, and third opener, to score a century during their debut match.

West Indies

150 (64.3 overs)
Alick Athanaze 47 (99)
Ravichandran Ashwin 5/60 (24.3 overs)

India

312/2 (113 overs)
Yashasvi Jaiswal 143* (350)
Alick Athanaze 1/33 (13 overs)

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Conclusion:

On the second day of the West Indies vs India 1st Test 2023, both teams displayed great resilience and competitive spirit. The Indian batsmen showcased their skills, with notable contributions from Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara, while the West Indies bowlers put up a strong fight. Despite a rain-interrupted day, the match promises an exciting continuation on the following days, with both teams vying for dominance and a strong start to the series. Cricket fans eagerly await the action-packed days ahead as the battle between West Indies and India unfolds on the field.

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