West Indies won their last Test Match against India in 2002, Since then for last 16 Years, no. 1 Test side dominated Indies in the longest format of the game.
2 times World cup champion West Indies won their last Test series against India in 1983.
The test cricket yet again kicks off for India after sensational Asia cup campaign, Where India outclassed 5 other Asian teams to claim their 7th title. Virat Kohli returns in the Test team to lead against West Indies. Home team is number 1 side in the world, Whereas visitor West Indies is placed at number 8 in Test ranking. Meanwhile, West Indies have nothing to lose as from Test series against Best side in the world.
The past supreme forced in cricket, who ruled cricket in the 70’s and 80’s. West Indies defeated India at Indian home soil for a maximum number of times during their best era of cricket, When every nation feared to play cricket against Caribbean side. But things have changed drastically for the West Indies. The last time won Test series against India in 1983. It was that time when their cricket graph started to fall downwards.
India won last six test series played between both sides. however, this time around West Indies will be hoping to turn things around and end the drought of the series win against India in the last 35 years. Though it won’t be easy for them as beating India in India is a very tough task for any visiting team. Moreover considering the fact, Indies is also at their lowest rankings in Test cricket behind Bangladesh.
Note: The match will start at 09:30 AM LOCAL and 04:00 AM GMT