India will be looking to start their home season on a decent note when they compete against West Indies in a two-match Test series. Virat Kohli and co. were comprehensively beaten by England in the five-match Test series. India is still at the top of the rankings in Test cricket despite losing the series in England. On the other hand, West Indies have played excellent cricket and produced decent performances over the past six months. Jason Holder will be looking to put in a decent performance against strong Indian side playing at home.
Here are some of most important statistics with regards to India vs West Indies 2018 Test Series.
0 games have been won by West Indies out of last 12 Test matches played against India since 2011. West Indies were beaten by India in a four-match series played in the Caribbean in 2016.
1994 was the last time West Indies won a test match in India. The game was played at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.
2002 was the last time West Indies won a Test match against India. The victory came at Sabina Park, Kingston in Jamaica.
121.50 is the average for Ajinkya Rahane against West Indies in Test cricket. He has scored 243 runs from 4 matches and will be looking to score big runs in this upcoming Test series.
51 wickets taken by Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin from 9 games played against West Indies in Test Cricket.
24 wickets needed by Indian pace bowler Mohammad Shami to complete 150 wickets in Test cricket.
189 runs needed by India’s Lokesh Rahul to complete 2,000 runs in Test Cricket. He has scored 1,811 runs in 29 matches at an average of 38.53
19 wickets needed by West Indies Captain Jason Holder to complete 100 wickets in Test Cricket. He currently has taken 81 wickets in 34 matches at an average of 29.35.
191 runs needed by India’s Cheteshwar Pujara to complete 5,000 runs in Test Cricket. Pujara has scored 4809 runs in 62 games at an average of 49.57
237 runs needed by West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite to complete 3,500 runs in Test Cricket. Brathwaite has scored 3263 runs in 49 matches at an average of 37.94 with eight centuries to his name.