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West Indies in India and Sri Lanka (1978/79)

1978/79 West Indies in India and Sri Lanka

    Nov 17 - 19 1978

  • West Indians won by 263 runs
    Nehru Stadium, Indore
    Central Zone
    130 and 51 (target: 315)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    224 and 220/5d
  • Nov 22 - 24 1978

  • Match drawn
    Nehru Stadium, Pune
    India Under-22s
    257/9d
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    388 and 254/2
  • Nov 26 - 28 1978

  • Match drawn
    Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara
    West Zone
    299/6d
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    315/9d and 192/4
  • Dec 01 - 06 1978

  • 1st Test Match drawn
    India
    424 and 224/2
    India
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    493
  • Dec 09 - 11 1978

  • Match drawn
    Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad
    South Zone
    283/8d and 169/6 (target: 277)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    278 and 281/4d
  • Dec 15 - 20 1978

  • 2nd Test Match drawn
    M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
    India
    371
    India
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    437 and 200/8
  • Dec 23 - 25 1978

  • West Indians won by an innings and 61 runs
    Keenan Stadium, Jamshedpur
    East Zone
    317/9d and 122
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    500/4d
  • Dec 29 1978 - Jan 03 1979

  • 3rd Test Match drawn
    Eden Gardens, Kolkata
    India
    300 and 361/1d
    India
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    327 and 197/9 (target: 335)
  • Jan 06 - 08 1979

  • Match drawn
    Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
    Indian Board President's XI
    245/5d and 93/3 (target: 192)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    254 and 182
  • Jan 12 - 16 1979

  • 4th Test India won by 3 wickets
    India
    255 and 125/7 (target: 125)
    India
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    228 and 151
  • Jan 20 - 22 1979

  • Match drawn
    Gandhi Stadium, Jalandhar
    North Zone
    311/3d
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    167 and 343/6
  • Jan 24 - 29 1979

  • 5th Test Match drawn
    Arun Jaitley Stadium (Feroz Shah Kotla), Delhi
    India
    566/8d
    India
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    172 and 179/3 (f/o)
  • Feb 02 - 08 1979

  • 6th Test Match drawn
    Modi Stadium, Kanpur
    India
    644/7d
    India
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    452/8
  • Feb 10 - 12 1979

  • Karnataka won by 11 runs
    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
    Karnataka
    219 and 292/8d
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    220 and 280 (target: 292)
  • Feb 15 1979

  • Sri Lanka Board President's XI won by 7 wickets with 19 balls remaining
    Tyronne Fernando Stadium, Moratuwa
    Sri Lanka Board President's XI
    159/3 (31.5/35 ov)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    156/7 (35/35 ov)
  • Feb 16 - 18 1979

  • Match drawn
    Colombo Cricket Club Ground, Colombo
    Sri Lanka Board President's XI
    190 and 122/5 (target: 224)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    212 and 201
  • Feb 20 1979

  • West Indians won by 113 runs
    Galle International Stadium, Galle
    Sri Lanka Board President's XI
    143/8 (45 ov)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    256/7 (45 ov)
  • Feb 22 - 24 1979

  • Match drawn
    P Sara Oval, Colombo
    Sri Lanka
    266 and 132/5
    Sri Lanka
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    402/8d
  • Feb 25 1979

  • West Indians won by 6 wickets with 127 balls remaining
    Sri Lanka
    88 (27.1/45 ov)
    Sri Lanka
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    90/4 (23.5/45 ov)
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All

Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF RR DR 100s 50s 0s 4s 6s Bnd%
SFAF Bacchus WI 1978-1979 17 28 2 1137 250 43.73 None None None 2 6 3 None None None
HA Gomes WI 1978-1979 15 25 2 1110 173* 48.26 None None None 3 6 0 None None None
AI Kallicharran WI 1978-1979 14 20 1 1051 187 55.31 None None None 2 6 0 76+ 0+ None
SM Gavaskar India 1978-1979 6 9 1 732 205 91.50 1208+ 3.41* 241.6* 4 1 1 102+ 4 8.19*
AB Williams WI 1978-1979 11 16 1 709 126* 47.26 None None None 2 3 1 None None None
S Shivnarine WI 1978-1979 15 23 5 682 131* 37.88 None None None 2 2 2 None None None
DA Murray WI 1978-1979 11 18 3 563 206* 37.53 None None None 1 2 1 29+ 2+ None
GR Viswanath India/Karn 1978-1979 7 9 0 556 179 61.77 None None None 2 2 0 48+ 0+ None
DR Parry WI 1978-1979 15 22 6 534 72* 33.37 None None None 0 3 1 None None None
DB Vengsarkar India/WZone 1978-1979 7 10 2 489 157* 61.12 None None None 2 2 2 35+ 1+ None
AE Greenidge WI 1978-1979 17 26 0 443 48 17.03 None None None 0 0 3 None None None
AD Gaekwad India/WZone 1978-1979 6 8 0 408 115 51.00 None None None 2 1 0 39+ 1+ None
HS Chang WI 1978-1979 11 18 0 358 87 19.88 None None None 0 2 2 None None None
CPS Chauhan India 1978-1979 6 8 0 331 84 41.37 None None None 0 4 0 31+ 0+ None
Kapil Dev India 1978-1979 6 7 2 329 126* 65.80 254+ 5.40* 127.0* 1 2 1 28+ 4+ 9.05*

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
MD Marshall WI 1978-1979 13 19 1809 850 46 6/42 11/125 18.47 2.81 39.3 5 3 1
ST Clarke WI 1978-1979 12 19 2233 1025 44 5/16 8/45 23.29 2.75 50.7 3 2 0
N Phillip WI 1978-1979 14 19 1889 1004 36 5/34 9/71 27.88 3.18 52.4 3 1 0
KD Ghavri India/WZone 1978-1979 7 12 1494 771 33 5/51 7/120 23.36 3.09 45.2 2 1 0
S Venkataraghavan India/SZone 1978-1979 7 12 1821 613 25 4/43 7/102 24.52 2.01 72.8 3 0 0
VA Holder WI 1978-1979 15 20 1860 806 21 4/94 4/50 38.38 2.60 88.5 1 0 0
RR Jumadeen WI 1978-1979 11 17 1924 860 18 3/27 4/170 47.77 2.68 106.8 0 0 0
Kapil Dev India 1978-1979 6 10 934 561 17 4/38 7/84 33.00 3.60 54.9 1 0 0
DR Parry WI 1978-1979 15 19 1785 907 16 3/39 4/64 56.68 3.04 111.5 0 0 0
BS Chandrasekhar India/Karn 1978-1979 5 8 1182 586 16 5/116 5/116 36.62 2.97 73.8 0 1 0
BS Bedi India/NZone 1978-1979 4 7 922 374 11 3/25 4/50 34.00 2.43 83.8 0 0 0
RS Hans CZone/IBPXI 1978-1979 2 4 501 195 9 4/65 5/130 21.66 2.33 55.6 1 0 0
B Vijayakrishna Karn 1979-1979 1 2 278 168 9 6/79 9/168 18.66 3.62 30.8 0 1 0
EE Brown WI 1978-1979 8 12 1086 458 8 2/59 2/86 57.25 2.53 135.7 0 0 0
NS Yadav IBPXI 1979-1979 1 2 179 85 8 6/64 8/85 10.62 2.84 22.3 0 1 0

First-class

Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF RR DR 100s 50s 0s 4s 6s Bnd%
HA Gomes WI 1978-1979 13 23 2 1068 173* 50.85 None None None 3 6 0 None None None
SFAF Bacchus WI 1978-1979 14 25 1 1030 250 42.91 None None None 2 5 3 68+ 4+ None
AI Kallicharran WI 1978-1979 12 19 1 950 187 52.77 None None None 1 6 0 76+ 0+ None
SM Gavaskar India 1978-1979 6 9 1 732 205 91.50 1208+ 3.41* 241.6* 4 1 1 102+ 4 8.19*
AB Williams WI 1978-1979 9 14 1 651 126* 50.07 None None None 2 3 1 None None None
S Shivnarine WI 1978-1979 12 20 5 623 131* 41.53 None None None 2 2 2 None 6+ None
DA Murray WI 1978-1979 11 18 3 563 206* 37.53 None None None 1 2 1 29+ 2+ None
GR Viswanath India/Karn 1978-1979 7 9 0 556 179 61.77 None None None 2 2 0 48+ 0+ None
DR Parry WI 1978-1979 12 19 4 509 72* 33.93 None None None 0 3 1 None None None
DB Vengsarkar India/WZone 1978-1979 7 10 2 489 157* 61.12 None None None 2 2 2 35+ 1+ None
AD Gaekwad India/WZone 1978-1979 6 8 0 408 115 51.00 None None None 2 1 0 39+ 1+ None
AE Greenidge WI 1978-1979 14 23 0 397 48 17.26 None None None 0 0 3 None None None
HS Chang WI 1978-1979 9 17 0 358 87 21.05 None None None 0 2 1 None None None
CPS Chauhan India 1978-1979 6 8 0 331 84 41.37 None None None 0 4 0 31+ 0+ None
Kapil Dev India 1978-1979 6 7 2 329 126* 65.80 254+ 5.40* 127.0* 1 2 1 28+ 4+ 9.05*

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ST Clarke WI 1978-1979 10 17 2143 991 42 5/16 8/45 23.59 2.77 51.0 3 2 0
MD Marshall WI 1978-1979 11 17 1713 810 42 6/42 11/125 19.28 2.83 40.7 4 3 1
N Phillip WI 1978-1979 11 16 1739 923 33 5/34 9/71 27.96 3.18 52.6 3 1 0
KD Ghavri India/WZone 1978-1979 7 12 1494 771 33 5/51 7/120 23.36 3.09 45.2 2 1 0
S Venkataraghavan India/SZone 1978-1979 7 12 1821 613 25 4/43 7/102 24.52 2.01 72.8 3 0 0
RR Jumadeen WI 1978-1979 11 17 1924 860 18 3/27 4/170 47.77 2.68 106.8 0 0 0
Kapil Dev India 1978-1979 6 10 934 561 17 4/38 7/84 33.00 3.60 54.9 1 0 0
DR Parry WI 1978-1979 12 17 1737 877 16 3/39 4/64 54.81 3.02 108.5 0 0 0
BS Chandrasekhar India/Karn 1978-1979 5 8 1182 586 16 5/116 5/116 36.62 2.97 73.8 0 1 0
VA Holder WI 1978-1979 12 17 1746 740 14 4/94 4/50 52.85 2.54 124.7 1 0 0
BS Bedi India/NZone 1978-1979 4 7 922 374 11 3/25 4/50 34.00 2.43 83.8 0 0 0
RS Hans CZone/IBPXI 1978-1979 2 4 501 195 9 4/65 5/130 21.66 2.33 55.6 1 0 0
B Vijayakrishna Karn 1979-1979 1 2 278 168 9 6/79 9/168 18.66 3.62 30.8 0 1 0
EE Brown WI 1978-1979 8 12 1086 458 8 2/59 2/86 57.25 2.53 135.7 0 0 0
NS Yadav IBPXI 1979-1979 1 2 179 85 8 6/64 8/85 10.62 2.84 22.3 0 1 0

List A one-day

Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100s 50s 0s
LRD Mendis SL/SLBPXI 1979-1979 3 3 1 122 78* 61.00 0 1 0
SFAF Bacchus WI 1979-1979 3 3 1 107 90* 53.50 0 1 0
AI Kallicharran WI 1979-1979 2 1 0 101 101 101.00 1 0 0
S Shivnarine WI 1979-1979 3 3 0 59 23 19.66 0 0 0
AB Williams WI 1979-1979 2 2 0 58 46 29.00 0 0 0
AE Greenidge WI 1979-1979 3 3 0 46 36 15.33 0 0 0
HA Gomes WI 1979-1979 2 2 0 42 38 21.00 0 0 0
SRD Wettimuny SL/SLBPXI 1979-1979 2 2 1 42 28* 42.00 0 0 0
JA Seneviratne SLBPXI 1979-1979 2 2 1 31 31* 31.00 0 0 1
Y Goonasekera SLBPXI 1979-1979 1 1 0 28 28 28.00 0 0 0
RSA Jayasekera SLBPXI 1979-1979 1 1 0 27 27 27.00 0 0 0
APB Tennekoon SL/SLBPXI 1979-1979 2 2 0 26 16 13.00 0 0 0
DR Parry WI 1979-1979 3 3 2 25 16 25.00 0 0 0
N Phillip WI 1979-1979 3 2 0 23 17 11.50 0 0 0
RG Abeynaike SLBPXI 1979-1979 2 1 1 20 20* None 0 0 0

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
VA Holder WI 1979-1979 3 3 114 66 7 3/8 3/8 9.42 3.47 16.2 0 0 0
DLS de Silva SL/SLBPXI 1979-1979 2 2 102 74 7 5/49 5/49 10.57 4.35 14.5 0 1 0
MD Marshall WI 1979-1979 2 2 96 40 4 4/27 4/27 10.00 2.50 24.0 1 0 0
N Phillip WI 1979-1979 3 3 150 81 3 2/30 2/30 27.00 3.24 50.0 0 0 0
FRMD Gunatilleke SL/SLBPXI 1979-1979 2 2 66 44 2 1/14 1/14 22.00 4.00 33.0 0 0 0
RG Abeynaike SLBPXI 1979-1979 2 2 78 71 2 2/21 2/21 35.50 5.46 39.0 0 0 0
S Shivnarine WI 1979-1979 3 1 48 26 2 2/26 2/26 13.00 3.25 24.0 0 0 0
ST Clarke WI 1979-1979 2 2 90 34 2 2/24 2/24 17.00 2.26 45.0 0 0 0
GS Karunaratne SLBPXI 1979-1979 1 1 36 25 1 1/25 1/25 25.00 4.16 36.0 0 0 0
RGCE Wijesuriya SLBPXI 1979-1979 1 1 42 42 1 1/42 1/42 42.00 6.00 42.0 0 0 0
AN Ranasinghe SL/SLBPXI 1979-1979 3 2 48 40 1 1/36 1/36 40.00 5.00 48.0 0 0 0
DS de Silva SLBPXI 1979-1979 1 1 42 40 1 1/40 1/40 40.00 5.71 42.0 0 0 0
AE Greenidge WI 1979-1979 3 2 60 37 1 1/27 1/27 37.00 3.70 60.0 0 0 0
S Jeganathan SLBPXI 1979-1979 1 1 48 57 1 1/57 1/57 57.00 7.12 48.0 0 0 0
GRA de Silva SL 1979-1979 1 1 47 17 1 1/17 1/17 17.00 2.17 47.0 0 0 0

Tests

Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF RR DR 100s 50s 0s 4s 6s Bnd%
SM Gavaskar India 1978-1979 6 9 1 732 205 91.50 1208+ 3.41* 241.6* 4 1 1 102+ 4 8.19*
AI Kallicharran WI 1978-1979 6 10 1 538 187 59.77 470+ 3.63* 235.0* 1 3 0 51+ 0+ 8.72*
GR Viswanath India 1978-1979 6 7 0 497 179 71.00 None None None 2 2 0 48+ 0+ None
SFAF Bacchus WI 1978-1979 6 10 0 472 250 47.20 None None None 1 2 2 55+ 3+ None
DB Vengsarkar India 1978-1979 6 9 2 417 157* 59.57 None None None 2 1 2 35+ 1+ None
HA Gomes WI 1978-1979 6 10 0 405 91 40.50 None None None 0 4 0 36+ 0+ None
CPS Chauhan India 1978-1979 6 8 0 331 84 41.37 None None None 0 4 0 31+ 0+ None
Kapil Dev India 1978-1979 6 7 2 329 126* 65.80 254+ 5.40* 127.0* 1 2 1 28+ 4+ 9.05*
AD Gaekwad India 1978-1979 5 7 0 293 102 41.85 None None None 1 1 0 21+ 0+ None
DA Murray WI 1978-1979 6 10 1 261 84 29.00 None None None 0 2 1 None None None
AB Williams WI 1978-1979 4 6 0 212 111 35.33 None None None 1 0 1 11+ 0+ None
N Phillip WI 1978-1979 6 9 4 177 47 35.40 None None None 0 0 1 None 2+ None
DR Parry WI 1978-1979 6 9 1 170 55 21.25 None None None 0 1 1 None None None
S Shivnarine WI 1978-1979 5 8 1 162 62 23.14 None None None 0 1 2 None 0+ None
M Amarnath India 1978-1979 2 3 2 142 101* 142.00 None None None 1 0 0 15 0 None

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
KD Ghavri India 1978-1979 6 10 1224 634 27 5/51 7/120 23.48 3.10 45.3 2 1 0
ST Clarke WI 1978-1979 5 8 1403 711 21 5/126 6/121 33.85 3.04 66.8 2 1 0
S Venkataraghavan India 1978-1979 6 10 1575 495 20 4/43 7/102 24.75 1.88 78.7 2 0 0
N Phillip WI 1978-1979 6 9 1160 650 19 4/48 7/85 34.21 3.36 61.0 2 0 0
Kapil Dev India 1978-1979 6 10 934 561 17 4/38 7/84 33.00 3.60 54.9 1 0 0
BS Chandrasekhar India 1978-1979 4 6 960 431 12 5/116 5/116 35.91 2.69 80.0 0 1 0
DR Parry WI 1978-1979 6 8 1029 513 9 3/51 3/101 57.00 2.99 114.3 0 0 0
VA Holder WI 1978-1979 6 9 1218 548 8 4/94 4/109 68.50 2.69 152.2 1 0 0
BS Bedi India 1978-1979 3 5 780 324 7 3/98 4/131 46.28 2.49 111.4 0 0 0
RR Jumadeen WI 1978-1979 2 3 502 208 3 3/137 3/137 69.33 2.48 167.3 0 0 0
MD Marshall WI 1978-1979 3 4 468 265 3 1/44 1/53 88.33 3.39 156.0 0 0 0
HA Gomes WI 1978-1979 6 6 96 65 1 1/54 1/54 65.00 4.06 96.0 0 0 0
M Amarnath India 1978-1979 2 2 78 47 1 1/35 1/35 47.00 3.61 78.0 0 0 0
MV Narasimha Rao India 1978-1979 2 3 229 107 1 1/43 1/76 107.00 2.80 229.0 0 0 0
DD Parsana India 1979-1979 2 3 120 50 1 1/32 1/39 50.00 2.50 120.0 0 0 0