Chris Gayle and Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored centuries on day 2 to lead West Indies to 381 for the loss of 8 wickets.
West Indies bundled out Zimbabwe for a meagre 175 and posted 114 for the loss of 2 wickets on day one to take control of the 2nd Test being played in Roseau.
West Indies selectors have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second and final Test against Zimbabwe starting Wednesday at Windsor Park in Dominica.
West Indies looked set to win the first Test against Zimbabwe after a remarkable second day which saw them getting bowled out for 307 in their first innings with captain Sammy top scoring with 73 runs.
Here are the scorecard and commentary on the Day 2 of the first Test between West Indies and Zimbabwe.
Off-spinners Marlon Samuels and Shane Shillingford celebrated their return to the West Indies side by combining to wreck Zimbabwe on the opening day of the first Test here.
The West Indies cricket selectors have recalled offspiner Shane Shillingford and fast bowler Shannon Gabriel ahead of the two- match Test series against Zimbabwe starting next week.
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels celebrated his return to full fitness with a typically elegant half-century on the second day of the three-day tour match against Zimbabwe.
An 85-run third wicket Partnership between Lendl Simmons and Dwayne Bravo, guided the Windies to an eight-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the first of the two-match T20I series between the two teams.
Dwayne Bravo says he was delighted with the turn-out of supporters in Grenada to the three-match One-Day International series between the West Indies and Zimbabwe.
Left-hander Jonathan Carter will remain with the West Indies as cover for opener Johnson Charles for Sunday`s second One-Day International against Zimbabwe.
West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle says he opted to skip the current One Day International series against Zimbabwe because he was drained from a hectic cricketing schedule.
West Indies wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin says he has been working overtime with bat and gloves to bolster his preparations for the three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Zimbabwe which bowls off at the national stadium here Friday.
The West Indies under 19 cricket team recovered quickly from an early slump against Zimbabwe to register their third straight win in the ICC Youth World Cup in Australia.