Earlier, West Indies were all out for 181 in their first innings in the morning session in reply to India's mammoth 649/9 declared and the home side imposed the follow-on.
Kuldeep returned figures of 5-57 with his left-arm wrist spin, his first five-for in just his fourth Test since making his debut against Australia past year.More news: Nick Saban Had An Absurd Quote After Alabama’s Win
The win for India at Rajkot helped surpass their previous biggest win against Afghanistan by an innings and 262 runs.
Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo picked up a four-wicket haul but leaked 217 runs from a marathon 54-over spell while debutant fast bowler Sherman Lewis ended with two for 93. The left-arm wrist spinner trapped Shai Hope lbw before dismissing the reckless Shimron Hetmyer and the scoreless Sunil Ambris in the same over to put the tourists on the mat. He used his googly to send back Sunil Ambris, who stepped out without having any idea of the way the ball will turn.More news: Massive Irving Oil refinery explosion, fire shakes Saint John
Ashwin then removed Chase with a beauty, a flighted ball that turned in viciously to create a big gap between bat and pad before crashing into the stumps, leaving the West Indies at 159 for eight.
More than the wickets, it was the runs that reminded everyone of the worth of Jadeja as an all-rounder in the Test side, none more than the team management, which promptly promoted him in the batting order in the next game against the Windies. India's opening role has been a weakness for the team for a long time now and with the BCCI finally deciding to do away with the pair of Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, Shaw's innings could see India solidify the crucial opening slot in time to come.More news: Why Arsenal’s 5-1 win is "deceitful", Lacazette
Prithvi Shaw, who announced his arrival with maiden Test century in his very first match, was awarded man of the match. He scored 134 runs off 154 balls on day one and was the second-youngest Indian batsman to score a test century after Sachin Tendulkar. However, Kemar Roach wasn't able to return to India, raising speculations on whether he will eventually be available for the second Test. Law nevertheless confirmed on Monday that Roach arrived in Hyderabad late on Sunday and will to be available for the second Test. Jadeja has played only three Tests in 2018 so far, the least he has played in any year since making his Test debut in 2012.