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Windies tour of India 2018/19: Test series – Stats Preview
By Sandy - Oct 4, 2018 3:19 am
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The hosts India and the visitors Windies will start their two-match Test series battle from this Thursday (October 4). The first Test is going to be held at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot (October 4-8) while the second Test will be played at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad (October 12-16).

Windies cricket team

The no.1 Test ranked team India is going to face the no.8 Test ranked team Windies in this series. Though this series result will not put any direct effect in the ICC Test ranking table, the result can make the important impact in their near future Test ranking positions.

Indian cricket team

Prior to the two-match Test series, we will look at some important Test stats between India and Windies.

Also read: Windies tour of India 2018/19: First Test – Match Preview

Head-to-Head Test records between India and Windies

(in Overall venues)

Played: 94; India won: 18; Windies won: 30; Drawn: 46; Tied: 0

(in India)

Played: 45; India won: 11; Windies won: 14; Drawn: 20; Tied: 0

 

Major Test stats between India and Windies in India

(Team Stats)

Highest totals

India: 644/7 decl. at Kanpur in 1979

Windies: 644/8 decl. at Delhi in 1959

Lowest totals (completed innings)

India: 75 at Delhi in 1987

Windies: 127 at Delhi in 1987

Largest victories (by an innings)

India: an innings & 126 runs at Mumbai in 2013

Windies: an innings & 336 runs at Kolkata in 1958

Largest victories (by runs)

India: 255 runs at Chennai in 1988

Windies: 295 runs at Chennai in 1959

Largest victories (by Wickets)

India: 8 wickets at Chennai in 2002

Windies: 6 wickets at Mumbai (Brabourne Stadium) in 1966

 

(Individual stats) – Batting

Highest individual knocks in an innings

India: 236* by Sunil Gavaskar at Chennai in 1983

Windies: 256 by Rohan Kanhai at Kolkata in 1958

Highest individual knocks in a match

India: 289 by Sunil Gavaskar at Kolkata in 1978

Windies: 279 by Clive Llyod at Mumbai in 1975

Most runs scorers

India: 1,345 runs scored by Sunil Gavaskar (24 innings)

Windies: 1,359 runs scored by Clive Llyod (22 innings)

 

(Individual stats) – Pace Bowling

Best bowling figure in an innings

India: 9/83 by Kapil Dev at Ahmedabad in 1983

Windies: 7/64 by Sir Andy Roberts at Chennai in 1975

Best bowling figure in a match

India: 10/135 by Kapil Dev at Ahmedabad in 1983

Windies: 12/121 by Sir Andy Roberts at Chennai in 1975

Most wicket takers

India: 54 wickets taken by Kapil Dev (28 innings)

Windies: 43 wickets taken by Courtney Walsh (13 innings)

 

(Individual stats) – Spin Bowling

Best bowling figure in an innings

India: 9/102 by Subhash Gupte at Kanpur in 1958

Windies: 7/98 by Lance Gibbs at Mumbai in 1975

Best bowling figure in a match

India: 16/136 by Narendra Hirwani at Chennai in 1988

Windies: 9/143 by Lance Gibbs at Mumbai in 1975

Most wicket takers

India: 44 wickets taken by Bhagwath Chandrasekhar (18 innings)

Windies: 39 wickets taken by Lance Gibbs (18 innings)