PHOTOS: 1st Test Day 1: India Vs West Indies

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Updated: Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 16:31 [IST]
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Kolkata, Nov 6: It was advantage India on the first day of the opening Test against West Indies here at Eden Gardens on Wednesday.

Scorecard; Match Report

Debutant fast bowler Mohammed Shami was the star of the day with a four-wicket haul. His outstanding spell of reverse-swing bowling sent West Indies tumbling to 234 all out in 78 overs.

The visitors' captain Darren Sammy had won the toss and opted to bat. After progressing to 107/2 by lunch, the visitors collapsed.

For less than 100 runs, they lost eight wickets (from 138/2 to 234 all out). Sachin Tendulkar, playing his 199th and penultimate Test of career, also had one scalp.

Here are the pictures from first day.


Sparkling debut

Debutant Mohammed Shami (left) is congratulated by his team-mates after taking a wicket. He finished with figures of 4/71.

Sachin in spotlight

Sachin Tendulkar obliges his fans at the boundary.

Bhuvneshwar gets Gayle

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (second left) celebrates with his team-mates after dismissing Chris Gayle.

Sachin honoured

Sachin Tendulkar, playing his 199th Test, was honoured before start of the match.

Shami sends back Samuels

Shami dismissed Marlon Samuels bowled. He is seen here celebrating.

Bit of football

Sachin Tendulkar stops a ball at the boundary with his leg.

Bravo in action

Darren Bravo plays a shot.

Gayle departs

Chris Gayle returns to the pavilion early, caught by Murali Vijay off Bhuvneshwar.

Story first published:  Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 15:41 [IST]
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