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West Indies winning the toss invited India to bat first and the Indian team posted a total of 438 runs on board with the help of brilliant century from Virat Kohli and fifties from Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin.

West Indies bowlers fought better as compared to the first Test match as bowlers like Kemar Roach and Jomel Warrican picked three wickets each to their name, which ensured they picked all 10 wickets of Team India unlike previous game. West Indies in reply posted a total of 86/1 at the end of Day 2.

Numbers and stats from Day 1 & 2 WI vs IND 2nd Test:

2 -
Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal have recorded second consecutive century run partnership in Test cricket.

Indian opening pairs with two century partnerships on West Indies soil in Test cricket:
Wasim Jaffer-Virender Sehwag in 2006
Yashasvi Jaiswal-Rohit Sharma in 2023

Before Yashasvi Jaiswal-Rohit Sharma, the last opening pair to record back-to-back 100-run partnership in Tests for India was Sadagoppan Ramesh-Devang Gandhi in 1999 against New Zealand.

3 - Virat Kohli has scored three consecutive centuries in his last three international innings at Port of Spain.

Virat Kohli's last three international innings at Port of Spain:
120 vs West Indies in 2019 - ODI
114* vs West Indies in 2019 - ODI
121 vs West Indies in 2023 - Test

Most international centuries for Virat Kohli at a venue:

5 in Adelaide, Oval
4 in Visakhapatnam
4 in Mirpur, Dhaka
4 in Nagpur (VCA)
4 in Port of Spain 

3 - Rohit Sharma became third player to score 2000-plus runs as opener in all three formats.

Batsman to score 2000-plus runs in all three formats of the game:
David Warner (8336, 5986, 2726)
Martin Guptill (2062, 6721, 3170)
Rohit Sharma (2035, 7807, 3372)

*In brackets runs of batters mentioned in Test, ODI & T20Is.

4 - Virat Kohli became fourth Indian and 10th player overall to play 500 matches in international cricket.

Read More: Check out records and achievements of Virat Kohli in international cricket

5 - Kemar Roach became fifth bowler to pick 400 wickets for West Indies in International cricket.

Most wickets for West Indies in International cricket:
Courtney Walsh - 746
Curtly Ambrose - 630
Malcolm Marshall - 533
Joel Garner - 405
Kemar Roach - 400

5 - Virat Kohli became fifth highest run-scorer in international cricket history.

Most runs by a batsman in International cricket:
Sachin Tendulkar - 34357
Kumar Sangakkara - 28016
Ricky Ponting - 27483
Mahela Jayawardene - 25957
Virat Kohli - 25582
Jacques Kallis - 25534

Virat Kohli surpassed the run tally of Jacques Kallis to become the fifth highest run-scorer in international cricket.

Most runs in Test cricket among Indian batsman:

Sachin Tendulkar - 15921
Rahul Dravid - 13288
Sunil Gavaskar - 10122
VVS Laxman - 8781
Virat Kohli - 8676
Virender Sehwag - 8586

*Note: In this list, the runs scored by Dravid and Sehwag for ICC World XI team has also been included.

12 - Virat Kohli has scored his 12th international century against West Indies.

Most hundreds vs West Indies in international cricket:
Sunil Gavaskar - 13
Jacques Kallis - 12
Virat Kohli - 12

This was Virat Kohli's 76th century in international cricket.

29 - Virat Kohli recorded his 29th Test century.

Most Test centuries among active players:
Steven Smith - 32
Joe Root - 30
Virat Kohli - 29
Kane Williamson - 28

Virat Kohli has equalled the tally of Don Bradman for scoring most centuries (29) in Test cricket.

100 - India and West Indies are facing each other for 100th time in Test cricket.

Most Test matches played by Indian men's team against an opposition:
131 vs England
107 vs Australia
100 vs West Indies

228 -
Yashasvi Jaiswal has scored 228 runs in first two Test innings of his career. 

Most runs by a batsman for India in first two Test innings of career:
Rohit Sharma - 288 (177, 111*)
Sourav Ganguly - 267 (131, 136)
Yashasvi Jaiswal - 228 (171, 57)

1000 - Virat Kohli completed scoring 1000 runs against West Indies in Test cricket.

Most runs by an Indian batsman against West Indies in Test cricket:
Sunil Gavaskar - 2749
Rahul Dravid - 1978
VVS Laxman - 1715
Sachin Tendulkar - 1630
Dilip Vengsarkar - 1596
GR Viswanath - 1455
Polly Umrigar - 1372
Kapil Dev - 1079
Mohinder Amarnath - 1076
Anshuman Gaekwad - 1032
Virat Kohli - 1019

Notably, Virat Kohli scored a Test century outside home after a gap of more than four years. Before this knock, his last overseas Test century came against Australia in Perth in 2018.