The West Indies beat England by four wickets in the main Test to take a 1-0 lead in the three-coordinate arrangement.
The West Indies went into the principal Test against England in Southampton as gigantic dark horses yet some steely exhibitions saw the Caribbean outfit rise triumphant despite seemingly insurmountable opposition. Shannon Gabriel's brightness with the ball and Jermaine Blackwood's eminent 95 in the pursuit set up the far-fetched win for the Windies as they took a 1-0 lead in the three-coordinate arrangement. The cricket brotherhood was all recognition for West Indies' splendid appearing. India chief Virat Kohli took to Twitter after West Indies' triumph, saying: "Wow @windiescricket what a success. Top presentation of test cricket."
The West Indies were set a 200-run focus to win on the last day of the principal Test by the hosts yet were left reeling at 27 for three gratitude to Jofra Archer's initial twofold strike.
Blackwood, however, brought the guests once more into the game with a fine thump yet fell five runs low on his second Test century with the West Indies requiring 11 rushes to win.
John Campell, who had resigned harmed subsequent to being hit on the toe by Archer, returned to hit the triumphant runs.
West Indies chief Jason Holder hailed his group's splendid appearing in the match, saying it was the greatest day he has had in Test cricket.
"It is straight up there with the best triumphs we've had as a gathering," Holder disclosed to Sky Sports.
"To me, yesterday was most likely the greatest day I've had in Test cricket," included the West Indian all-rounder.