After a long time, the Indian team has come to play the series in all three formats on the West Indies tour. The India team will start their tour with a 2-match test series. Their first game will be played from July 12 at Windsor Park in Dominica. The India team has a great record against the West Indies in the Test format for a long time. In this, there is also a record in the name of Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli, which is not going to be an easy task for Rohit Sharma to maintain.
While captaining the India team, Dhoni and Kohli did not face defeat in the Test format against the West Indies even once. Dhoni played 8 matches against the Windies team as captain, out of which the team won 5 and 3 ended in a draw. While Virat Kohli has won 6 out of 8 matches against West Indies as captain. And 2 games ended in a tie. Both are also way ahead on the list in terms of winning percentage.
Virat Kohli’s Test winning percentage against West Indies is 75. While Dhoni’s has been 62.5. Former captain Sourav Ganguly is at number three on this list, whose winning percentage against the West Indies in the Tests was 37.5. The current head coach of the India team, Rahul Dravid, played against the West Indies in 4 matches as captain, in which the team won only 1.
In the Test format, Rohit Sharma has played 7 matches as captain out of which the team won 4 while the team had to face defeat in 2. And one match ended in a draw. The India team has not faced defeat in a single Test series against the West Indies in the past 21 years. At the same time, Team India won the last 8 test series. The Windies team last won the Test series against India in the year 2002.