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Cricket World Cup records: India vs West Indian cricket teams

India vs West Indies

  • These two teams have played 6 world cup matches against each other. Both teams have won 3-3 matches against each other.
  • The two teams met in the all important final of 1983 ICC Cricket World Cup. India was bowled out on 183 in 54.3 overs. But India defended its low score and was able to bowl out West Indies on 140 in 52 overs.
  • Indian bowlers Mohinder Amarnath and Madan Lal took 3 wickets apiece to seal India’s first world cup trophy.
  • West Indies cricket team has bowled out India three times in a world cup match while Indian cricket team has also managed to bowl out West Indies three times.
  • West Indies batsmen Gordon Greenidge and Sir Viv Richards are the only batsmen to score a century in world cup matches involving these countries.
  • The two teams last met in 2009 ICC Champions Trophy match which was won by Indian by seven wickets.
  • Indian star batsman Sachin Tendulkar has great record against West Indies; he has scored 1571 runs with an average of 54.17. He has also scored 4 centuries against West Indies. He scored 70 runs in the last world cup match played between two countries.
  • West Indian opener Chris Gayle has got record against Indian cricket team. He has scored 4 ODI centuries against India.
  • The teams first met in 1979 World Cup, then in 1983 but did not play against each other in 1987 World Cup. The two teams have not met in world cup since 1996 ICC Cricket World Cup.

 In cricket world cup 2011, Indian cricket team was able to defeat West Indies cricket team with an easy margin. India batted first and was all out at 268 runs. India faced 49.1 overs in total. In response, where it was expected that a hard hitting side like West Indies will successfully chase this target against a weak Indian bowling squad, they were all out cheaply for 188 runs in 42 overs.

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