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India and West Indies face contrasting challenges in Test series

New coach Anil Kumble and Test captain Virat Kohli in St Kitts

By: Eastern Eye Staff

India’s Test ranking has long been based on their formidable home form, but the side aim to impress new coach Anil Kumble by showing they can adapt to conditions outside the subcontinent in a four-Test series against West Indies starting in Antigua on Thursday (21). For the hosts, however, the task is more straightforward – simply proving they can still be competitive in the long form of the game. Since last touring West Indies in 2011, when they ground out a 1-0 Test series victory (with two draws), India have lost six consecutive series outside of Asia – two each…

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