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India's victories in the Caribbean

June 24, 2011 15:19 IST

India registered only its fifth victory in the Caribbean when they defeated the West Indies by 63 runs in Kingston, Jamaica, on Thursday.

- Scorecard

Rajneesh Gupta lists Indian victories in the Caribbean:

Venue

Season

Margin

Captain

Port-of-Spain

1970-71

7 wickets

Ajit Wadekar

Port-of-Spain

1975-76

6 wickets

Bishan Singh Bedi

Port-of-Spain

2001-02

37 runs

Sourav Ganguly

Kingston

2006

49 runs

Rahul Dravid

Kingston

2011

63 runs

MS Dhoni

The win was India's 15th under M S Dhoni's captaincy.

Only Sourav Ganguly has led India to more Test wins - 21.

Dhoni moved ahead of Mohammad Azharuddin's tally of 14 wins.

Among all players who have led India in five Tests or more, Dhoni has the best winning percentage.

Have a look:

India's most successful captains

(Minimum 5 Tests)  

Captain

Mts

Won

Lost

Drawn

Won%

MS Dhoni

25

15

3

7

60.00

SC Ganguly

49

21

13

15

42.86

R Dravid

25

8

6

11

32.00

M Azharuddin

47

14

14

19

29.79

BS Bedi

22

6

11

5

27.27

AL Wadekar

16

4

4

8

25.00

PR Umrigar

8

2

2

4

25.00

Nawab Pataudi Jr

40

9

19

12

22.50

 

Rajneesh Gupta