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ICC World Cup: A look at the significant stats from India vs West Indies matches at the showpiece event

Nilanjan Sen
ANALYST
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216   //    08 Feb 2019, 22:33 IST

India's sixth match in at the World Cup 2019 will be against another former two-time champion team - West Indies. Incidentally, India was the first team to defeat the mighty Windies in the history of the tournament.

These two teams have met each other eight times in the competition, with India leading the West Indies 5-3 head-to-head.

Kapil Dev with the World Cup trophy after India defeated the Windies in 1983
Kapil Dev with the World Cup trophy after India defeated the Windies in 1983

Let us now take a look at the key stats from India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

Past Results

1979 - West Indies won by 9 wickets. Gordon Greenidge was named as the Player of the Match.

1983 - First Match - India won by 34 runs. Yashpal Sharma was named as the Player of the Match.

1983 - Second Match - West Indies won by 66 runs. Viv Richards was named as the Player of the Match.

1983 - Finals - India won by 43 runs. Mohinder Amarnath was named as the Player of the Match.

1992 - West Indies won by 5 wickets. Anderson Cummins was named as the Player of the Match.

1996 - India won by 5 wickets. Sachin Tendulkar was named as the Player of the Match.

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2011 - India won by 80 runs. Yuvraj Singh was named as the Player of the Match.

2015 - India won by 4 wickets. Mohammed Shami was named as the Player of the Match.

Batting performances

282/9 by West Indies in the 1983 World Cup is the highest team total in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

140 all out by West Indies in the final of the 1983 World Cup is the lowest team total in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

197 runs scored by Viv Richards is the highest number of runs scored by a player in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

119 scored by Viv Richards in the 1983 World Cup is the highest individual score by a player in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

centuries have been scored in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup. These have been hit by Gordon Greenidge (106 in 1979), Viv Richards (119 in 1983) and Yuvraj Singh (113 in 2011).

9 half-centuries have been hit in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

Bowling performances

11 wickets taken by Michael Holding is the highest number of wickets taken by a player in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

5/51 taken by Ravi Rampaul in the 2011 World Cup is the best bowling performance by a player in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup. It is also the only instance of a player taking a five-wicket haul in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

Wicket-keeping performances

6 dismissals by Jeff Dujon is the highest number of dismissals by a wicket-keeper in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

3 dismissals by Jeff Dujon and Syed Kirmani in the 1983 World Cup and by Denesh Ramdin in the 2015 World Cup is the highest number of dismissals by a wicket-keeper in an innings in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

Fielding performances

3 catches taken by Kapil Dev and by Desmond Haynes is the highest number of catches taken by a player in India vs West Indies matches at the World Cup.

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