West Indies 33/1 in their 2nd innings after following on

Kuldeep and Ashwin seal India's crushing win over West Indies

The Saurashtra all-rounder batted for 204 minutes at The Oval, negotiating 156 balls to take India closer to England's first-innings total until he ran out of partners.

West Indies have recalled seasoned batsmen Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo to the T20 worldwide squad for the three-match rubber against India after explosive opener Chris Gayle "declined selection". Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin, Jadeja, and Kuldeep Yadav also chipped in with a wicket each to cap off a flawless day for the Indians at the Saurashtra Cricket Stadium. Jadeja trapped Sherman Lewis (4) lbw in the 49th over with Ashwin wrapping up proceedings 11 balls later as Shannon Gabriel (4) holed out in the deep. Their failure to win the series will give India a sniff at the top spot when they will take on the West Indies in the five-ODI series from October 21.

"Playing his first game, seeing him dominate - the guy showed he is different quality". "Our guys understand how to play in these conditions and were clinical".

Even before stepping on the green pitch of Rajkot, the Men in Blue were heavily touted to thrash the travelling West Indies side.

The spectre of the follow-on loomed large when West Indies, forced onto the back foot once India racked up 649 for nine declared in their first innings, resumed on a precarious 94 for six.

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West Indies was struggling at 74/6 but thanks to a crucial partnership between Keemo Paul and Roston Chase that helped the visitors drag the scoreline to 181 runs before getting bundled up.

At lunch, West Indies were 33-1. Opener Kieran Powell was the only West Indian batsmen to make a significant contribution in the second essay, an entertaining 83 off 93 balls with eight boundaries and four sixes. "Maybe it was their strategy against our spinners, but it didn't work". He added a further 23 runs for the unbeaten last wicket with Shami (2 not out).

Jason Holder will captain the Windies in the ODI series while Carlos Brathwaite will captain the team for the T20I series against India.

"Yes, he will.we'll pick the team on October 10".

The youngster scored a test century on his test debut to become only the second batsman in the world to score a century on debut under the age of 20, joining Sachin Tendulkar. "I just wanted to play my natural game, like I do in first-class cricket", said Shaw. The second and final Test of the series begins next Friday at Hyderabad.

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