India wins 1-0 against West Indies in the Test Series as rain disrupts second Test to end in a draw
India was eight wickets away from a victory, while the West Indies needed 289 on day 5 to level the series. However, none occurred due to heavy rain at the venue, forcing both captains to call the game off early.
Mohammed Siraj was handed the player of the match for his career-best figures of 23.4-6-60-5 in the first innings that saw the Windies going down from 229/5 to 255 all-out on the third day.
Skipper Rohit Sharma commented after the match, “We gave it a good shot, unfortunately, we couldn’t get any play today. We went out with a positive intent yesterday, however, the rain had its final say.”
India is now placed second in the World Test Championship (WTC) 2023-25 points table with 16 points and 66.67 points percentage while Pakistan tops the table with 12 points in one match.