West Indies vs New Zealand 3rd ODI 1985 Article

Read the article of West Indies vs New Zealand 3rd ODI 1985 - New Zealand tour of West Indies 5-match one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between New Zealand and West Indies at Albion Sports Complex, Albion, Guyana in 14th April 1985.

Opener Desmond Haynes' record-breaking 145* and Viv Richards' well-made fifty before Bowlers attack helped to West Indies' record 130-run victory over New Zealand and took an unbeatable 3-0 lead to seal the series in a one-sided game of the third ODI.

Match Stats :
  • West Indies' 130-run win was their largest victory by terms of runs in One-day internationals, previous biggest win by 128-runs against Australia at Melbourne in 1982.
  • Desmond Haynes because the second West Indies batsman to score a century against New Zealand in One-day internationals after Gordon Greenidge.
  • Desmond Haynes became the second West Indies batsman to scored seven centuries in ODIs after Viv Richards (8) and overall the third player in ODIs after Viv Richards (8) and Zaheer Abbas (7).
  • Desmond Haynes' unbeaten 145 was his second highest score for West Indies in One-day international and the highest-score by an West Indies batsman against New Zealand in ODIs, surpassing the previous record of 103 held by Gordon Greenidge at Christchurch in 1980.

West Indies scored 259-5 in 50 overs with top scorer by Desmond Haynes hit a unbeaten 145 off 157-balls - which was his 7th ODI hundred & his first century against New Zealand in ODIs - including 16-fours.

Viv Richards struck 51 off 78-balls including 4-fours and Gus Logie scored 26 off 23-balls included 2-fours.

New Zealand best bowler by Gary Troup, Ewen Chatfield, Richard Hadlee, John Bracewell and Lance Cairns each took one-wickets.

New Zealand scored 129 for all-out in 48.1 overs with top scorer by Lance Cairns blasted a 33 off 28-balls including 3-sixes & a four with strike rate of 117.85.

Martin Crowe scored 20 off 33-balls including 2-fours, Richard Hadlee 16 and John Bracewell 15.

West Indies best bowler by Larry Gomes, Joel Garner, Eldine Baptiste, Roger Harper each took 2-wickets and one for Winston Davis - Michael Holding.

This match reported by Herald Express Staff (Third Party Reference from Herald Express)

WEST INDIES, spearheaded by an unbeaten 146 by opener Desmond Haynes, beat New Zealand by 130 runs in the third one-day cricket international in Berbice Guyana, to take a winning 3-0 lead in the five-match series.

West Indies scored 259 for five off their allotted 50 overs after being sent in on an easy-paced pitch. New Zealand were dismissed for 129 in 48.1 overs.

Haynes' century - his seventh in limited overs internationals was laced with a wide range of strokes, earning him the Man of the Match title.

The 29-year-old Barbadian reached his hundred off 126 balls, with 10 fours. He shared a third-wicket partnership of 125 with skipper Viv Richards (51) of 25 overs, and added 80 for the fourth wicket with the diminutive Gus Logie off 10 overs in 34 minutes. Logie made 26.

New Zealand had a disastrous start, losing openers John Wright and Geoff Howarth to gian fast bowler Joel Garner after five over, with the scored on eight.

The touring team slumped to 55 for six in the 24th over and only a typically aggressive 33 from burly all-rounder Lance Cairns brought respectability to the total, Eight New Zealand batsmen were bowled.

The fourth one-day international will be on Wednesday in Trinidad.



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