India will aim for a tour whitewash when they face West Indies in the first game of a two-match Test series. India vs West Indies 1st Test will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on August 22, 2019 (Thursday). Meanwhile, fans looking for the telecast, free live streaming online, scores and ball-by-commentary for the IND vs WI Test match, should scroll down for all the details. Sony channels will be broadcasting the 1st Test game in India but there are also several other options online like SonyLiv where fans can enjoy India vs West Indies match. West Indies vs India Cricket Score 1st Test Match.
India earlier clean swept the T20I series 3-0 before also drawing a 2-0 blank in the three-match ODI series. The first ODI between India and West Indies was washed out due to incessant rain. India step into the two-match Test series on the back of a historic Test series victory over Australia on their own soil. Virat Kohli’s men became the first India team to script a Test series win Down Under in 71 years. similarly, West Indies are also a dominant side at home and last beat England 2-1 in a three-match Test series. Dream11 Team IND vs WI Predictions: Tip to Select Best All-Rounders, Batsmen, Bowlers & Wicket-Keepers for India vs West Indies 1st Test.
While his team look forward to scripting another series victory away from home, Kohli will have additional incentive to play against the men from the Caribbean. The 30-year-old remains just two wins short of overtaking MS Dhoni to become India’s most successful Test captain. He has 26 wins from 46 games, while Dhoni registered 27 victories in 60 Test encounters. Kohli also needs one century to equal Ricky Ponting for second-most centuries as an international Test captain.
When is India vs West Indies 1st Test Match 2019 Match Scheduled For? (Date, Time & Venue Details)
India and West Indies will kick off their ICC World Test Championship campaign with the opening game at Antigua. IND vs WI 1st Test will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. The opening game will be played on August 22, 2019 (Thursday) and is scheduled to start at 07:00 pm IST (Indian Standard Time) and 9:30 am local time.
Where to Watch the Live Telecast of India vs West Indies 1st Test Match 2019 Match? TV Channels in India
Fans should tune to Sony channels to catch the live-action of the India vs West Indies 1st Test match. Sony Pictures Network (SPN) is the official broadcaster of India’s Tour of West Indies 2019 in India and has been live telecasting all the games. Viewers can watch the live telecast of IND vs WI game on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 3 and their respective HD channels. Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 1 HD will be providing the English commentary, while Hindi commentary will be available on Sony Ten 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD channels. DD - Doordarshan Sports or Doordarshan National will also be broadcasting the game live.
Where to Get Free Online Live Streaming of India vs West Indies 1st Test Match 2019 Match?
Fans not able to catch the live-action of the IND vs WI 1st Test on any television sets can switch to online streaming platforms to enjoy the game. SonyLiv, which is Sony’s official streaming service, will be live streaming India vs West Indies opening Test for cricket fans. Viewers can either download the SonyLiv app or log in to sonyliv.com to watch the live game online.
India vs West Indies 1st Test Match 2019 Match Ball-By-Ball Commentary, Live Score Updates and Audio Commentary on Prasar Bharati Sports
Fans can also catch the live-action of the India vs West Indies 1st Test match on Prasar Bharati Sports. Prasar Bharati will be providing the audio commentary for the IND vs WI 2019 Test match. For ball-by-ball commentary and live score updates of the IND vs WI 2019 1st Test, fans can follow LatestLY.
The two-match series will also kick-off India and West Indies’ campaign for the World Test Championship. India are also ranked world no 1 in the latest ICC Test rankings, while West Indies are placed in the eighth position in the standings.