India Win The Toss And Decide To Bat First Against West Indies In Rajkot Test
Captain Kohli chose to bat in the first Test against West Indies as Rajkot. Windies captain Jason Holder missed the match due to injury.
The first Test between India and West Indies started on Thursday morning as Rajkot. Captain Virat Kohli chose to bat first. Windes captain Jason Holder is out of the first Test due to injury, while Craig Brawthwate is the captain . Sherman Lewis goes into Test with this match.
The young opener Prithvi Shah is making his debut in Test cricket for India. Shah is a close opener for Rahul. Captain Virat Kohli has given him a Test cap. Shah is the 293th player to play Test cricket for India.
Shaw made 546 at school cricket at the age of 14 and made his first class debut for 17 years. He has scored centuries in the Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and the World Cup for India Under-19 team as captain. He scored five centuries in 18 first-class matches. The first Test was played at the age of 18 years 329 days.
Sachin Tendulkar has played in the past when the West Indies have played Test series against India. Sachin Tendulkar played a Test match in Wankhede, Mumbai. Tendulkar retired from cricket on November 16, 2013. With that match, Rohit made his Test debut and scored a century.
The young opener Prithvi Shaw is going into international cricket on the West Indies side with Sachin Tendulkar facing last international cricket.