India vs West Indies Test Series : Statistical highlight

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India vs West Indies Test Series - Statistical highlight

West Indies made their first appearance in Test cricket in 1928 while India made theirs after four years in 1932.

The two teams played against each other in 1948, when the Caribbean team toured India. The West Indies won the inaugural series by 1-0 defeating the home team by an innings and 193 runs at Chennai.



Here is the statistical highlight of the matches played between the two sides :

1.) Total no. of matches played

Matches : 90 ; WI won : 30 ; IND won : 16 ; Drawn : 44

2.) Total no. of series played

Series : 21; WI won : 12 ; IND won : 7 ; Drawn : 2

3.) Highest team totals

WI : 644-8d ; Result : Drawn ; Venue : Delhi ; Month,Year : February 1959
IND : 644-7d ; Result : Drawn ; Venue : Kanpur ; Month,Year : February 1979

4.) Lowest team totals

WI : 103-10 ; Result : Lost ; Venue : Kingston ; Month,Year : June 2006
IND : 75-10 ; Result : Lost ; Venue : Delhi ; Month,Year : November 1987

5.) Highest individual scores

WI : Rohan Kanhai ; Score : 256 ; Venue : Kolkata ; Month,Year : January 1958
IND : Sunil Gavaskar ; Score : 236* ; Venue : Chennai ; Month,Year : December 1983

6.) Leading run-scorers

WI : Clive Lloyd ; Runs : 2344 ; Matches : 28 ; Inns. : 44 ; Avg. : 58.60
IND : Sunil Gavaskar ; Runs : 2749 ; Matches : 27 ; Inns. : 48 ; Avg. : 65.45

7.) Best bowling in an innings

WI : Jack Noreiga ; Figures : 9-95 ; Venue : Port of Spain ; Month, Year : March 1971
IND : Kapil Dev ; Figures : 9-83 ; Venue : Ahmedabad ; Month, Year : November 1983

8.) Best bowling in a match

WI : Andy Roberts ; Figures : 12-121 ; Venue : Chennai ; Month, Year : January 1975
IND : Narendra Hirwani ; Figures : 16-136 ; Venue : Chennai ; Month, Year : January 1988

9.) Leading wicket-takers

WI : Malcolm Marshall ; Matches : 17 ; Wickets : 76 Avg. : 21.99
IND : Kapil Dev ; Matches : 25 ; Wickets : 89 Avg. : 24.90