Virat Kohli scored his 24th Test hundred as India continued to dominate West Indies in the first Test in Rajkot. The opening day was dominated by Prithvi Shaw, who became the youngest Indian to score a century on Test debut.Cheteshwar Pujara, who fell for 86, missed out on a well-deserved hundred but Kohli was not going to let go of his chance.Kohli is now the second fastest to 24 Test hundreds, having reached the figure in 123 innings. Only Don Bradman has taken lesser number of innings (66) to reach 24 Test hundreds.Kohli has been in spectacular form this year. He was the highest scorer in the three Test series against South Africa before amassing 593 runs, including two hundreds in the five-Test series in England.India vs West Indies: Live Blog | Live Cricket Score | ScorecardKohli is now fourth in the list for most Test centuries by Indians. Sachin Tendulkar leads the charts with 51 hundreds, Rahul Dravid is second with 36 centuries while Sunil Gavaskar is third with 34 hundreds.Kohli has 24 hundreds from 72 Tests while Virender Sehwag is fifth on the list with 23 hundreds from 103 Tests.After playing two T20Is in Ireland and three T20Is, three ODIs and five Tests in England, Kohli had been given a break from India’s Asia Cup campaign. But he returned with a bang, scoring his second hundred against West Indies and 11th century at home.Kohli was watchful at the start of his innings. But he soon got into groove and was the dominant partner in a 105-run partnership with Ajinkya Rahane (41).advertisementAlso read – Fearless Prithvi Shaw reminds Courtney Walsh of Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil GavaskarKohli was unbeaten on 72 at stumps on the first day.He came out to bat looking confident. Kohli had scored 1059 runs from 10 Tests in 2017 and this year, he has been just as impressive and is already closing on the 1000-run mark.Kohli has been careful about his workload management this year. After the tour of South Africa, he had opted out of the Nidahas Trophy. The South Africa series was particularly taxing given he had scored 871 runs across formats.On Thursday, Kohli looked like he continued from where he had left off in England. After the first few deliveries, the fluent drives were back. He came out looking more aggressive after tea and made the most of batting against an ordinary West Indies bowling attack.When the Indian innings resumed on Friday morning, Kohli needed just 28 runs to get to his hundred and he reached his landmark without any fuss.During the course of his innings the 29-year-old also completed 3000 Test runs in India before reaching triple figures. Kohli is averaging over 65 in the longest format on home soil.He achieved another milestone after crossing 120 as he completed 1000 runs in Test cricket in 2018. This is the third successive year that Kohli has achieved this feat which is more than any other Indian batsman in history.#KingKohli #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/vfPnZxxh47BCCI (@BCCI) October 5, 2018Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden holds the record for scoring over 1000 runs in a calendar year 5 times in succession between 2001-2005. Steve Smith (Aus) has done it four times between 2014-2017.Kohli (2016-2018), Brian Lara (2003-2005), Marcus Trescothick (2003-2005) and Kevin Pietersen (2006-2008) have achieved the feat three times each. Former India captains Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar have done it twice each.