27 Jan 2019
West Indies beat England in first Test: Here're records broken
England cricket team faced a mammoth 381-run defeat in the first Test against West Indies in Barbados.
Part-time off-spinner Roston Chase took 8-60 to thrash the visitors, who could only manage 246 in pursuit of an improbable target of 628 runs.
Earlier, Windies skipper Jason Holder had slammed 202* to floor England.
Here are the records broken in the match.
Windies fly after Roston Chase's heroics in first Test
Windies spinner Chase went on to claim the best figures (8/60) by a Windies spinner against England in Test cricket.
Chase is the first ever Windies player to claim eight wickets in an innings and notch a century in his Test career.
The player has four career Test hundreds, besides picking up 50 wickets as well.
This was his second five-wicket haul in Tests.
England's poor run in West Indies continue
England have won one out of nine Tests, away from home, against West Indies since 2009.
This is the second worst performance by a visiting team against Windies.
Zimbabwe have won zero out of two Tests and Sri Lanka have won one match out of three Tests.
This was third successive Test win for Windies at home.
They had beaten Bangladesh 2-0, last year.
Stokes goes past Kallis to etch his name in record-books
Ben Stokes got to 3,000 runs in Test cricket. He achieved the feat in his 50th Test.
Stokes, who picked six wickets in this Test has amassed 123 scalps in total.
In terms of matches required to script 3,000 runs and 100 Test wickets, Stokes surpassed former South African legend Jacques Kallis (53 matches).
Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan has taken the least matches (45).
Holder smashes second fastest double century against England
Holder scored his first ever double ton in Tests and a third career century.
Holder also became the third player in Test cricket to score a double century batting at number eight.
His 229-ball 202* is the second fastest Test double century against England.
Former New Zealand batsman Nathan Astle (153 balls) holds the record of the fastest double ton against the Three Lions.
Holder smashes second fastest double ton for Windies
Holder amassed the second fastest double hundred for WI in Tests.
Chris Gayle (221 balls) holds the record. He achieved the same against Sri Lanka at Galle in 2010.
Holder (229 balls) went past former legend Gordon Greenidge (232 balls).
Greenidge had notched the feat against England at Lord's (1984).
Holder's 202* is also the highest individual score by a number eight Windies batsman.
Records galore in the first Test
The 628-run target set by Windies is the highest by the side in their history.
Their previous highest was 617 versus England in Georgetown in 1930.
Holder hit the most number of sixes in an innings, among Windies batsmen, against England (8).
Holder and Shane Dowrich stitched a 295-run stand for the seventh wicket.
It's the third highest partnership for the seventh wicket.
How did the match pan out?
England were bowled out for 77 in their first innings which changed the complexion of the tie after the hosts had scored 289. Windies dominated English bowlers as they scored an impressive 415/6 (declared) to set a 628-run target. England were bowled out for 246.
Windies script their third biggest win in Tests
West Indies win in Barbados is the 15th biggest in terms of the margin of victory in Tests. This is also their third biggest margin of win. Their best is by 425 runs against England in Manchester (1976).
- Ben Stokes
- England Cricket Team
- Jason Holder
- Shane Dowrich
- Test Cricket
- West Indies Cricket Team
- 229-ball 202
- Bangladesh 2-0
- Chris Gayle
- Former New Zealand
- Gordon Greenidge
- Jacques Kallis
- Nathan Astle
- New Zealand
- Roston Chase
- Shakib Al Hasan
- South African
- Sri Lanka
- Three Lions
- West Indies