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India vs West Indies 1st ODI 2007 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - India vs West Indies 1st ODI 2007


Watch the highlights of India vs West Indies 1st ODI 2007 - West Indies tour of India 4-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between West Indies and India at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur in 21st January 2007.

India vs West Indies 1st ODI 2007 Highlights
The Indians looked relieved after the victory © AFP

Sourav Ganguly's classy 98, Gautam Gambhir's fifty, Blazing half-centuries from Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni before Bowlers delivered to India hard-fought 14-run victory over West Indies, despite a Shivnarine Chanderpaul's masterclass 149* and take a 1-0 lead in a high-scoring epic game of the first ODI.

Match Stats :
  • India's 14-run win was their fifth smallest victory by terms of runs against West Indies in One-day internationals.
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul's 149* was his second highest score for West Indies in One-day international and the joint second highest-score by an West Indies batsman against India in ODIs, jointly with Viv Richards' 149 at Jamshedpur in 1983.
  • West Indies' 324 was their joint seventh highest score in One-day international and It is their second highest total against India in ODIs.
  • India's 338 was their ninth highest score in One-day international and It is their highest total against West Indies in ODIs, previous highest was 325 at Ahmedabad in 2002.
  • India's 338 was the their second highest score at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in One-day internationals.
  • West Indies' 324 was the fourth highest score at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in One-day internationals.
  • West Indies' 324 was the third highest total in a losing cause by the team batting second in One-day internationals.
  • Rahul Dravid hammered a 34-ball his second fastest fifty for India in One-day internationals.
  • 662 : This is the highest aggregate match in India in One-day international, it is the joint seventh highest aggregate ODI match and the highest between India and West Indies in ODIs.
  • 144 : Gautam Gambhir and Sourav Ganguly set up the third highest first-wicket partnership for India against West Indies in One-day internationals.
  • 119* : MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid set up the third highest fourth-wicket partnership for India against West Indies in One-day internationals.

India scored 338-3 in 50 overs with top scorer by Sourav Ganguly 98 off 110-balls - who fell two-run short of his century - including 11-fours & 3-sixes.

Gautam Gambhir struck 69 off 75-balls including 10-fours, MS Dhoni blasted a unbeaten 62 off 42-balls included 4-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 147.61.


Rahul Dravid hammered a unbeaten 54 off 35-balls including 4-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 154.28 and Sachin Tendulkar scored 31 off 38-balls included 3-fours.

West Indies best bowler by Chris Gayle took 2-wickets for 51-runs in 9-overs including a maiden.

West Indies scored 324-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Shivnarine Chanderpaul 149 not out - which was his 5th ODI hundred & his second century against South Africa in ODIs.


Chris Gayle hammered a 52 off 46-balls including 10-fours with strike rate of 113.04, Marlon Samuels scored 40 off 60-balls included 3-fours & a six, Brian Lara blasted a 31 off 23-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike-rate of 134.78 and Dwayne Bravo 17.

India best bowler by Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh both took 2-wickets, Sachin Tendulkar, Ajit Agarkar and Sreesanth each took one-wickets.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul named Player of the match for his masterclass sensational fighting knock of unbeaten 149 off 136-balls including 16-fours and 3-sixes with strike rate of 109.55.