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India vs West Indies Test Series: Head-To-Head, Captaincy Stats, Broadcast, And Time In IST Details. The 1st test match between India vs West Indies starts on 12th July. With this match, both India and West Indies will officially commence their World Test Championship (WTC) 2023-25 campaign. The WTC 2023-25 cycle officially began on June 16th, with the ongoing Ashes series between Australia vs England. The first test match will be played in Roseau, Dominica, at Windsor Park from 7.00 PM (IST)

India and the West Indies will play two Test matches in the Caribbean Islands. Rohit Sharma will captain Team India, and on the other hand, Kraigg Brathwaite will lead the West Indies team. There have been many times when the two teams have squared off against each other in test matches. Having stated that, let’s take a look at the stats of India and the WI in the test match.

India vs West Indies Head-To-Head Stats In Test Match

India first met the West Indies in 1948, and the West Indies won the five-match series (1-0). Since then, there have been numerous matches between both the teams. Let’s take a look at the stats of both the team in test matches.

Matches Played98
India Won22
West Indies Won30

Its clear that West Indies has an upper hand over India in test format. However, with an outstanding performance, India has never lost a single test match against the West Indies since 2002. On the contrary, West Indies will be aiming for its first victory over India in 21 years in this test series.

India and West Indies squared off last time in August 2019 under Virat Kohli captaincy in West Indies. India played 2 matches against WI and won both of them. Both the matches were part of the World Test Championship 2019-21. However, India lost the WTC finals against New Zealand in 2021.

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Stats of Captains (India and West Indies) in Test

In February 2022, Rohit Sharma became the captain of India’s Test squad, succeeding Virat Kohli and led his team against Sri Lanka. Team India white-washed Sri Lanka under Rohit’s captaincy. Since then, Sharma has captained in 7 matches. Under his captaincy, Team India, has also lost the WTC 2021-23 finals against Australia earlier this year.

Rohit’s stats as a captain in test.

Matches Played7

Brathwaite was named captain of the West Indies Test squad for their series against Bangladesh in December 2020. Following the West Indies’ historic series triumph over Bangladesh in Dec 2020 (2-0) under Kraigg’s leadership, he was chosen as the West Indies’ permanent test captain in March 2021.

Kraigg’s stats as a captain in test.

Matches Played26

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Ind vs WI Test Series Broadcast & Time In IST Details

Fans in India can catch the test match between India and the West Indies on DD Sports (TV) and stream the action live on Fancode and the JioCinema app and website, the latter will stream the match for free. The first test match of Ind vs WI starts at 7:30 PM (IST) in India.

For India

Toss – 7:00 PM

Ind vs WI 1st test, First Session – 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Second Session – 10:10 PM to 12:10 PM

Third Session – 12:30 AM to 2:30 AM

For West Indies

Toss – 9:30 AM (Local Time)

First Session – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Local Time)

Second Session – 12:40 PM to 2:40 PM (Local Time)

Third Session – 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Local Time)