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Kohli's 12 Test away wins came in 26 matches.

12 - Test victories for India away from home in 26 Tests under Virat Kohli's captaincy - the most for an Indian captain. Kohli surpassed Sourav Ganguly's 11 away wins in 28 matches en route India's first win in the ICC Test Championship.

27 - Kohli now has 27 wins as captain equalling MS Dhoni's record for most Test wins for India. While Kohli has taken just 47 Tests to these many wins, Dhoni's came in 60 matches.

Most wins by India's captains

318 - Margin of India's win - the biggest for them in terms of runs in a Test outside India. The only other 300-plus away win by runs for India came in Galle in 2017 when they beat Sri Lanka by 304 runs. Overall, this is India's fourth biggest win in terms of runs out of which three came under Kohli and it is also the biggest victory against West Indies.

Biggest win for India by runs

312 - The previous biggest margin of defeat for West Indies in a home Test - against Australia in Port of Spain in 1999. The previous biggest win for India against West Indies in the Caribbean was by 237 runs in Gros Islet in 2016.

100 - is the lowest total for West Indies against India in a Test match. The previous lowest all out total for West Indies against India was when they got bundled out for 103 in the series decider in Kingston in 2006.

50 - The score at the fall of West Indies' ninth wicket - the lowest point from where the last pair stitched a 50-plus tenth wicket partnership in Test cricket. The previous lowest such score was 62, when BJ Watling and Trent Boult put together a 59-run last wicket stand against South Africa in Port Elizabeth in 2013.

4 - Jasprit Bumrah's five-wicket hauls in Test cricket. He has now taken a five-fer in each of his maiden tours to South Africa, England, Australia and West Indies. He is the first bowler from Asia to achieve the feat.

3 - Cheaper five-wicket hauls in Test cricket than Bumrah's five wickets for seven runs. Ernie Toshack (5/2), Jermaine Lawson (6/3) and Bert Ironmonger (5/6) are the ones to concede fewer taking five or more wickets in an innings. The previous cheapest five-fer for India was Venkatapathy Raju's six for 12 against Sri Lanka in Chandigarh in 1990/91.

18 - Matches since Ajinkya Rahane's last Test century before he ended the drought with a 242-ball 102 in the second innings of the match which happened to be his tenth three-figure score in the format. He made 81 in the first innings and it was the fourth time Rahane managed to score 50-plus in each innings of a Test.

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