|The series triumph of India in West Indies was a precursor of the start of a golden chapter in the history of Indian cricket. By conquering the mighty West Indies at their own place, India declared their onset on the bigger stage. It was the first time, when India won series away. It was this series only that marked presence of the "Little Master" Sunil Gavaskar. India's vital success was achieved in the second match in Port of Spain. On the very first day, West Indies was on the back foot with only 214 in the first innings. This series proved to be run feast and marked the emergence of India's famed spin quartet and Sunil Gavaskar.