India wins four-match Test Series against West Indies, 2-0
Posted on:23 Aug 2016 18:15:53
23 August 2016 Current Affairs GK: India won the four-match test series against West India 2-0. Fifth day's play in the fourth test in Port of Spain was called off due to rain on 22 August 2016 .
West Indies was 62-2 in its first innings with only 22 over bowled in the entire match.
1st Match : Played at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua between 21 July and 25 July 2016. India won by an innings and 92 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin (India) was declared Man of the Match.
2nd Match : Played at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica between 30 July and 3 August 2016. The match was drawn. Roston Chase (West Indies) was declared Man of the Match.
3rd Match : Played at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia between 9 August and 13 August 2016. India won by 237 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin (India) was declared Man of the Match.
4th Match : Played at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad between 18 August and 22 August 2016. The match was drawn. Ravichandran Ashwin (India) was declared Man of the Series.
The draw in the last and final test helped Pakistan to be number one position in ICC Test rankings displacing India. India needed to win the fourth test to retain their top spot. Pakistan takes the top spot for the first time after its 2-2 test series draw with England.
Pakistan has 111 points whereas India is on 110. Australia is on third position with 108 points. West Indies was 62-2 in its first innings with only 22 overs bowled in the entire match.
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