IND vs WI: Top 5 India’s innings-wins outside of Asia

India secured a commanding victory over West Indies in Dominica, winning by an innings and 141 runs in the Test match. Ravichandran Ashwin played a crucial role, taking 12 wickets in the match with impressive figures of 12 for 131. This comprehensive win further solidified India’s reputation as a formidable force in Test cricket, especially outside of Asia.

The victory in Roseau marked India’s fifth innings win outside of Asia, highlighting their ability to excel in different conditions across the globe. The previous instances include triumphs over Australia in Sydney in 1978, England at Headingley in 2002, Zimbabwe in Bulawayo in 2005, and West Indies in North Sound in 2016.

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India declared their first innings at 421 for 5, after Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 171 runs and Virat Kohli contributed 76. In the first innings, Ashwin’s five-wicket haul restricted West Indies to just 150 runs. Despite West Indies showing some resistance in their second innings, Ashwin continued his dominance, adding seven more wickets.

India’s innings-wins outside of Asia
By inns and 2 runs vs AUS, Sydney, 1978
By inns and 46 runs vs ENG, Headingley, 2002
By inns and 90 runs vs ZIM, Bulawayo, 2005
By inns and 92 runs vs WI, North Sound, 2016
By inns and 141 runs vs WI, Roseau, 2023