At stumps, India were 93 for 3 in reply in 25.3 overs with KL Rahul (30 batting) looking solid while Cheteshwar Pujara (28) was dismissed of the last ball of the day.
Regular openers Murali Vijay (23) and Shikhar Dhawan (9) were dismissed quickly by the West Indies new ball bowlers.
But the day belonged to the Indian spinners with Jadeja recording miserly figures of 3/16 in 13 overs as he stifled the batsmen for runs with accurate bowling.
Ashwin (3/62 in 19.5 overs) although rusty and Mishra (2/45 in 10 overs), who was a tad bit expensive, nevertheless complemented Jadeja by picking up crucial wickets with the home team were all out in 62.5 overs after opting to bat. But the real star of the day was Ravindra Jadeja.