VVS Laxman (58 not out) led India to a comfortable victory over five-wicket West Indies on the fourth day of the first test at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday.India win 1st test against west indies on 4th day of game. India made history by defeating West Indies Kotla for the first time on the floor. India recorded its victory 16 MS Dhoni captaincy under test in 32 games.
The drama continued until the end as Yuvraj Singh was shot by Darren Sammy clean with more time to record the victory.
VVS Laxman completed his fifty 55 and scored seven boundaries in his unbeaten innings of 101 balls 57. India was at lunch that they need more 22 runs to beat the West Indies. Yuvraj Singh and VVS Laxman are in the crease at lunch and you should not take much time in the session after lunch to finish the game.
Devendra Bishoo Tendulkar trapped LBW by 76 to extend the waiting time for the 100th International Master ton as India eye victory. Tendulkar looked great for the whole monumental hitting boundaries at will and runs quickly accumulated on day 4 before Bishoo girl has the best of him. The teacher hit 10 boundaries in his 148-ball 76 hits.
Tendulkar also added 71 quick runs together with VVS Laxman to lead the chase to run India. The duo compiled runs faster India was passing 200 runs mark in the morning session of the fourth day fast.
Tendulkar hit five boundaries to complete his 62nd Test fifty from 111 balls after India lost Rahul Dravid (31) early in the day 4. Fidel Edwards pacemaker Windies gave the visitors a lifeline in the match when Dravid shot clean in the fourth most of the day. Dravid could only add one run to his overnight score.
India resumed the chase on the fourth day running require 124 more runs to win the event and take a 1-0 lead in the three-game series against the Windies.
Chasing 276 runs target, India had a nose ahead after the players safely negotiated the West Indies in a complex field as they finished the third day comfortably at 152 / 2 on Tuesday.