• Virat Kohli has become the first Indian and the eight visiting captain to register a hundred in the Caribbean in Tests. Australia's Ricky Ponting was the last captain to accomplish the feat: 158 at Kingston in 2007-08.
  • Kohli's magnificent unbeaten 143 is his highest score in first match innings - his only other hundred in first match innings was 119 vs South Africa at Johannesburg in December 2013. The knock is his first century vs West Indies in 10 innings - his 12th in 73 innings.
  • Kohli became the 19th Indian batsman to amass 3000 runs or more in Tests and also completed his 1,000 runs as Test captain in 18 innings - his aggregate being 1039 (ave.61.11), including five hundreds and two fifties.
  • Kohli's distinction of reaching 1000 runs in 18 innings is the joint-second quickest by an Indian captain along with Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Sunil Gavaskar took 14 innings for his 1000.
  • With five centuries overseas as captain, Kohli has equalled Mohammad Azharuddin's tally, sharing an Indian record for most centuries (five) away from home.
  • In seven Tests away from home as skipper, Kohli is averaging 76.27 while aggregating 839 runs in 12 innings, including five hundreds and a fifty. His superb average as captain away from home is the second highest next only to Don Bradman's 85.63 in nine Tests(942 runs in 15 innings, including five hundreds and two fifties).
  • Kohli became the third Indian captain to register a century in Tests in the Caribbean, joining Rahul Dravid (146 at Gros Islet in June 2006) and Kapil Dev (100 not out at Port of Spain in March 1983). Kapil Dev had missed another century as captain - 98 off 97 balls at St.John's in 1983.
  • Kohli became the first Indian skipper to register a fifty or more in his maiden innings in the Caribbean, outstripping Rahul Dravid's 49 at St.John's in 2006.
  • Kohli's unbeaten knock is the highest by a captain in Tests at North Sound, eclipsing West Indian, Ramnaresh Sarwan's 128 vs Australia in 2008. Sarwan and Kohli are the only two captains to register hundreds at this venue.
  • India's impressive 302 for four is their first total of 300 or more on the first day of a Test series in the Caribbean, obliterating the 246 at Kingston in 2011.
  • Shikhar Dhawan has registered his highest score vs West Indies in Tests, eclipsing the 33 off 28 balls in the 2013-14 Mumbai Test. Since recording consecutive hundreds (173 vs Bangladesh and 134 vs Sri Lanka) last year, the said knock is is first fifty in nine innings.

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