West Indies vs New Zealand 4th ODI 1985 Article

Read the article of West Indies vs New Zealand 4th ODI 1985 - New Zealand tour of West Indies 5-match one-day international series of the 4th ODI match played between New Zealand and West Indies at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad in 17th April 1985.

A stunning new-ball burst by Fast bowler Joel Garner's 4 for 10 before An superb unbeaten 85 by Desmond Haynes steers to West Indies easy ten-wicket victory over New Zealand and extend their lead 4-0 in a one-sided game of the fourth ODI.

New Zealand scored 116 for all-out in 42.2 overs with top scorer by Richard Hadlee hit 41 off 102-balls including 4-fours.

Jeremy Coney cracked a 33 off 51-balls including 5-fours and Lance Cairns scored a run-a-ball 12-runs.

West Indies best bowler by Joel Garner claimed a 4-wickets for 10-runs in 6-overs including a maiden with economy rate of 1.66, Winston Davis, Roger Harper, Viv Richards and Michael Holding each took one-wickets.

West Indies chased 117 for without lost a wicket in 24.2 overs with top scorer by Desmond Haynes hit a unbeaten 85 off 86-balls including 12-fours & 2-sixes and Richie Richardson scored a unbeaten 28 off 62-balls included 3-fours.

This match reported by Evening Post Staff (Third Party Reference from Evening Post)

FAST bowler Joel Garner rocked New Zealand with a stunning new ball burst that paved the way for West Indies' ten-wicket win in the fourth one-day cricket international in Port of Spain. 

man-of-the-match Garner captured the first four wickets for ten runs in six overs after New Zealand had been put in on a lively, Queen's Park Oval pitch. They made a marginal recovery before being dismissed for 116 in 42.3 overs.

West Indies raced to 117 without loss off 22.4 overs to extend their lead to 4-0 in the five-match series.

Opener Desmond Haynes hit 87 to maintain this fine run against the Kiwis, while Richie Richardson scored 28. Haynes's knock included 12 fours and 2 sixes off 84 balls.

Garner had started the touring team's slide in the fifth over when John Wright edged the second ball to wicket-keeper Jeff Dujon. Four balls later Jeff Crowe, attempting to fend off a short delivery, was brilliantly caught by Richardson moving from second slip to gully.

Martin Crowe chopped another lifting delivery into his stumps and captain Geoff Howarth provided a second catch to Dujon.



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