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Home > Cricket > India's tour of West Indies > Statistics

A win worth a 35-year wait

Rajneesh Gupta | July 03, 2006 19:13 IST

The 49-run win over West Indies in the Kingston Test is India's 19th Test win away from the sub-continent.

With first three Tests ending in draw, the victory in the fourth and final Test also gave India a series win -- only the sixth away from the sub-continent.

India's Test wins away from the sub-continent:
SeasonOppVenueVictory MarginScores
1967-68NZ Dunedin5 wicketsNZ 350Ind359NZ 208Ind200-5
1967-68NZ Wellington8 wicketsNZ 186Ind327NZ 199Ind59-2
1967-68NZ Auckland272 runsInd252NZ 140Ind261-5dNZ 101
1970-71WI Port-of-Spain7 wicketsWI 214Ind352WI 261Ind125-3
1971EngThe Oval4 wicketsEng355Ind284Eng101Ind174-6
1975-76NZ Auckland8 wicketsNZ 266Ind414NZ 215Ind71-2
1975-76WI Port-of-Spain6 wicketsWI 359Ind228WI 271-6dInd406-4
1977-78AusMelbourne222 runsInd256Aus213Ind343Aus164
1977-78AusSydneyInns & 2 runsAus131Ind396-8dAus263
1980-81AusMelbourne59 runsInd237Aus419Ind324-9dAus83
1986EngLord's5 wicketsEng294Ind341Eng180Ind136-5
1986EngHeadingley279 runsInd272Eng102Ind237Eng128
2001ZimBulawayo 8 wicketsZim173Ind318Zim328Ind184-2
2001-02WI Port-of-Spain37 runsInd339WI 245Ind218WI 275
2002EngHeadingleyInns & 46 runsInd628-8dEng273Eng309
2003-04AusAdelaide4 wicketsAus556Ind523Aus196Ind233-6
2005-06ZimBulawayoInns & 90 runsZim279Ind554Zim185
2005-06ZimHarare10 wicketsZim161Ind366Zim223Ind19-0
2006WI Kingston49 runsInd200WI 103Ind171WI 219

India's series wins away from the sub-continent:
1967-68New Zealand4310Nawab of Pataudi jr.
1970-71West Indies5104AL Wadekar
1971England3102AL Wadekar
1986England3201Kapil Dev
2005-06Zimbabwe2200SC Ganguly
2006West Indies4103R Dravid

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