This is the 500th international match of Virat Kohli's career, which he has made memorable by playing a brilliant innings. Kohli has become the first batsman to score 50 or more in his 500th international match. During this innings, Kohli came at number five in terms of scoring the most international runs, surpassing Jacques Kallis. Virat also completed his 2000 runs in the World Test Championship during this innings. Apart from Virat, only Rohit Sharma has been able to do this among Indian batsmen, not only this, Virat also became the Indian batsman who scored the most runs in Test cricket this year.
In the match, West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite won the toss and decided to bowl first. His decision proved fatal for the Windies team. , The bowlers of the visiting team definitely bowled short balls, but Rohit and Yashasvi faced them easily. Rohit and Yashasvi together shared a 139-run partnership for the first wicket. This was the best opening partnership of any Indian pair on the ground of Port of Spain.