Jasprit Bumrah led a devastating fast bowling assault in routing the West Indies for 100 to earn India a crushing 318-run victory in the first test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua overnight on Sunday.

Set an improbable target of 419 after Virat Kohli declared the tourists’ second innings at 343 for seven in mid-afternoon, the hosts were demolished in 26.5 overs for their lowest test innings total ever against India with Bumrah returning the outstanding figures of five for seven off eight overs.

Four of his victims were comprehensively bowled in an irresistible spell in which he displayed a previously unseen ability by him to swing the ball both ways.

Ishant Sharma supported Bumrah brilliantly in sharing the new ball, taking three for 31 to finish with eight wickets in the match.

Mohammed Shami chipped in with two wickets which reduced the West Indies to 50 for nine and it took some big hitting from Kemar Roach, who top-scored with 38, to double his side’s total.

Ironically the day started brightly for the hosts when Roston Chase removed Kohli before he had added to his overnight score of 51.

But Ajinkya Rahane, who completed his tenth test hundred, and Hanuma Vihari, who fell seven runs short of his maiden test century, set stage for the declaration. (AFP)