Having clinched the ODI series with ease, India will take on hosts West Indies in the first Test at Antigua, starting Thursday. Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari all got runs with the bat while Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav and Umesh Yadav all were among the wickets in the warm-up match.
Struggling India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane hit a half-century on Monday in the warm-up game against West Indies A, which will give some relief to both him and the selectors ahead of the Test series which begins on August 22.
Virat Kohli and the Indian team management have been backing wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant at number four since the World Cup, despite his constant failures. However, India legend Sunil Gavaskar does not support the move and feels Shreyas Iyer is much-better suited to the position