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Beware the West Indies!

June 03, 2019 09:18 IST

Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the West Indies from World Cups.

 

Result Summary

The West Indians celebrate the fall of a Pakistan wicket at Trent Bridge on May 31, 2019.

IMAGE: The West Indians celebrate the fall of a Pakistan wicket at Trent Bridge on May 31, 2019.
YearMatchesWonLostTiedNo ResultRemarks
1975 5 5 0 0 0 Champions
1979 4 4 0 0 0 Champions
1983 8 6 2 0 0 Runner-up
1987 6 3 3 0 0 Could not qualify for semi finals
1992 8 4 4 0 0 Could not qualify for semi finals
1996 6 3 3 0 0 Lost in semi final
1999 5 3 2 0 0 Knocked out in first round
2003 6 3 2 0 1 Knocked out in first round
2007 9 4 5 0 0 Knocked out in Super-Eight
2011 7 3 4 0 0 Lost in quarter-final
2015 7 3 4 0 0 Lost in quarter-final
Total 71 41 29 0 1  

 

Playing Record against other countries

VersusMatchesWonLostTiedNo Result
Australia 9 5 4 0 0
Bangladesh 4 3 0 0 1
England 6 1 5 0 0
India 8 3 5 0 0
New Zealand 7 3 4 0 0
Pakistan 10 7 3 0 0
South Africa 6 2 4 0 0
Sri Lanka 6 4 2 0 0

 

Highest Team Totals

TotalVsVenueYear
372/2 Zimbabwe Canberra 2015
360/4 Sri Lanka Karachi 1987
330/8 The Netherlands Delhi 2011
310/6 Pakistan Christchurch 2015
304/7 Ireland Nelson 2015
300 England Bridgetown  2007

 

Lowest Team Totals

TotalVsVenueYear
93 Kenya Pune 1996
110 Australia Manchester 1999
112 Pakistan Mirpur 2011
136 South Africa Christchurch  1992
140 India Lord's 1983

 

Highest Individual Innings

Chris Gayle

IMAGE: Chris Gayle, the 'Universe Boss'. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images
RunsPlayerVsVenueYear
215 Chris Gayle Zimbabwe Canberra 2015
181 Vivian Richards Sri Lanka Karachi 1987
138* Vivian Richards England Lord's 1979
133* Marlon Samuels Zimbabwe Canberra 2015
119 Chris Gayle Kenya Kimberley 2003
119 Vivian Richards India The Oval 1983
116 Brian Lara South Africa Cape Town 2003
111 Brian Lara South Africa Karachi 1996
110 Phil Simmons Sri Lanka Berri 1992
110 Richie Richardson Pakistan Karachi 1987
107 Dwayne Smith Ireland Mohali 2011
106* Gordon Greenidge India Birmingham 1979
105* Gordon Greenidge Zimbabwe Worcester 1983
105 Desmond Haynes Sri Lanka Karachi 1987
102* Shivnaraine Chanderpaul Ireland Kingston 2007
102 Clive Lloyd Australia Lord's 1975
102 Lendl Simmons Ireland Nelson-S 2015

 

Leading Batsmen

Brian Lara

IMAGE: The amazing Brian Lara. Photograph: Hamish Blair/Getty Images
 MtsRunsHighest ScoreAverageStrike Rate10050
Brian Lara 34 1225 116 42.24 86.08 2 7
Vivian Richards 23 1013 181 63.31 85.05 3 5
Shivnaraine Chanderpaul 31 970 102* 40.41 62.13 1 7
Chris Gayle 26 944 215 37.76 91.11 2 4
Desmond Haynes 25 854 105 37.13 57.50 1 3
Ramnaresh Sarwan 21 739 92 46.18 75.87 0 3
Richie Richardson 20 639 110 37.58 62.77 1 4
Gordon Greenidge 15 591 106* 45.46 59.21 2 4

 

Highest Partnership for each wicket

WicketRunsPlayersVenueYear
1st 175* Desmond Haynes and Brian Lara Pakistan (Melbourne) 1992
2nd 372 Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels Zimbabwe (Canberra) 2015
3rd 195* Gordon Greenidge and Larry Gomes Zimbabwe (Worcester) 1983
4th 149 Rohan Kanhai and Clive Lloyd Australia (Lord's) 1975
5th 139 Vivian Richards and Collis King England (Lord's) 1979
6th 154 Lendl Simmons and Darren Sammy Ireland (Nelson) 2015
7th 98 Ramnaresh Sarwan and Ridley Jacobs New Zealand (Port Elizabeth) 2003
8th 45 Deenesh Ramdin and Jason Holder South Africa (Sydney) 2015
9th 51 Jason Holder and Jerome Taylor India (Perth) 2015
10th 71 Andy Roberts and Joel Garner India (Manchester) 1983

 

Best Bowling in a match

Wicket/RunsPlayerVsVenueYear
7/51 Winston Davis Australia Leeds 1983
6/27 Kemar Roach Netherlands Delhi 2011
5/33 Vasbert Drakes Kenya Kimberley 2002/03
5/38 Joel Garner England Lord's 1979
5/44 Vasbert Drakes v Canada Centurion 2002/03
5/51 Ravi Rampaul India Chennai 2011

 

 

Leading Bowlers

Andre Russell

IMAGE: Andre Russell. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters
 MatchesWicketsAverageRuns Per OverBest4W
Courtney Walsh 17 27 20.25 3.46 4/25 2
Andy Roberts 16 26 21.23 3.24 3/32 0
Curtley Ambrose 17 24 20.79 3.03 3/28 0
Jerome Taylor 14 23 27.56 5.21 3/15 0
Michael Holding 11 20 17.05 2.94 4/33 1
Andre Russell 10 18 26.38 5.85 4/49 1
Roger Harper 14 18 27.11 3.69 4/47 1
Carl Hooper 20 18 36.61 4.27 3/42 0
Vasbert Drakes 6 16 13.00 4.01 5/33 2
Patrick Patterson 7 15 18.53 4.21 3/31 0

 

Most Appearances

 MatchesYears
Brian Lara 34 1992-2007
Shivnaraine Chanderpaul 31 1996-2011
Chris Gayle 26 2003-2015
Desmond Haynes 25 1979-1992
Vivian Richards 23 1975-1987
Ramnaresh Sarwan 21 2003-2011
Carl Hooper 20 1987-2003
Richie Richardson 20 1987-1996

 

Most Captaincies

CaptainPlayedWonLostTiedNo ResultWin%
Clive Lloyd 17 15 2 0 0 88.23
Brian Lara 14 7 7 0 0 50.00
Richie Richardson 14 7 7 0 0 50.00
Jason Holder 7 3 4 0 0 42.85
Darren Sammy 7 3 4 0 0 42.85

 

RAJNEESH GUPTA
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