Check the match facts of first test at Kotla that created many new records.
- Kraigg Brathwaite, 19-year old, scored his 2nd half-century in his 4th test.
Chanderpaul scored his 24th test century, 7th against India.
Chanderpaul is now the 2nd highest run scorer from WI, after Lara.
Chanderpaul is now the 3rd highest centurion in WI, equalling Viv Richards 24 centuries tally.
Pragyan Ojha registered his best bowling in a test innings, his first 5-or-more wicket haul.
Dhoni became the first Indian wicketkeeper to register 200 dismissals, breaking Kirmani’s record of 198 dismissals.
Dhoni is now the 7t wicketkeeper in the World to account for 200 or more dismissals.
Sehwag recorded his 28th Test half-century.
Dravid joined Tendulkar, hitting 61st half-century. Both are following 63 half-century record by Border.
Ashwin registered the 2nd best bowling on debut by Indian bowler with 9/128 performance, behind Hirwani’s 16-wicket world record debut performance, that too came against WI.
Tendulkar crossed 15000 Test runs.
Sehwag recorded his 29th Test half-century.
Ashwin earned MOM on debut, the third Indian to achieve the feat.. RP Singh was the last Indian player to received MOM on debut, against Pakistan in 2006, besides Praveen Amre’s MOM on debut in 1992 against South Africae for his 103 runs knock.
Tendulkar completed his 62nd fifty.
VVS Laxman completed his 55th fifty.
India chased their 2nd biggest total in India.
India defeated West Indies for the first time at Kotla in 5th attempt. WI has earlier won 2 Tests and drawn 2 at Kotla.
Under Dhoni, India registered 16th Test win in 32 matches.
Tendulkar became the highest run scorer at Kotla. He has now scored 726 runs with 2 centuries in 17 innings of 9 tests, surpassing 671 runs by Vengasarkar, scored in 12 innings of 8 matches with 4 centuries.
Dravid has scored 635 runs at Kotla, 4th highest run-scorer behind Tendulkar, Vengasarkar and Gavaskar (668).
Tendulkar became the highest run scorer in 4th innnings. He hass scored 1515 runs (66 tests, 53 innings, 3 centuries, 7 half-centuries).
Earlier Dravid was the highest scorer in second innings in the World. Dravid has scored 1507 runs (62 matches, 54 innings, 1 century and 9 half-centuries.
100-plus partnerships: 108 4th Kraigg Brathwaite & Chanderpaul
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