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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Viv Richards 189* - England vs West Indies 1st ODI 1984 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Viv Richards 189* - England vs West Indies 1st ODI 1984


Watch the highlights of Viv Richards 189* - England vs West Indies 1st ODI 1984 - West Indies tour of England 3-match One-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between West Indies and England at Old Trafford, Manchester in 31st May 1984.

Viv Richards 189* - England vs West Indies 1st ODI 1984 Highlights
Richards celebrates one of the best ODI innings ever // © Getty Images
Viv Richards record-breaking 189* powered to West Indies crushing 104-run victory over England and take a 1-0 lead in the one-sided game of the first ODI.

* Viv Richards plundered 189*, the highest individual score in One-day internationals breaks the previous record of 175* by former Indian captain Kapil Dev against Zimbabwe at Tunbridge Wells in 1983.

* West Indies's 104-run win was their joint-third biggest victory by terms of runs in One-day internationals and it is their third biggest victory against England in ODIs.

England's 107-run defeat was their second worst by margin of runs in ODIs.

West Indies's 272 was their eighth highest score in One-day internationals and it is their second best score against England in ODIs.

West Indies scored 272-9 in 55 overs with top scorer by Viv Richards 189 not out - which was his 7th ODI hundred and Eldine Baptiste 26.

England best bowler by Geoff Miller picked up 3-wickets, Ian Botham took two-wickets and one for Bob Willis - Neil Foster.

England scored 168 for all-out in 50 overs with top scorer by Allan Lamb struck 75 off 89-balls including nine boundaries, Neil Foster 24, Andy Lloyd and David Gover both scored 15-runs.

West Indies best bowler by Joel Garner picked up 3-wickets for 18-runs in 8-overs including a maiden, Michael Holding, Viv Richards both takes two-wickets, Larry Gomes, Malcolm Marshall and Eldine Baptiste each took one-wickets.

Viv Richards named Player of the match for record-breaking unbeaten 189-runs knocked off facing 170-balls including 21-fours and 5-sixes with strike rate of 111.17.

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Part 2 Highlights