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India vs West Indies 3rd Match Champions Trophy 1986 Article

Read the article of India vs West Indies 3rd Match Champions Trophy 1986 - Champions Trophy tournament of the 3rd ODI match played between West Indies and India at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah in 30th November 1986.


Captain Viv Richards' powerful half-century and Gus Logie's unbeaten fifty before The four-pronged pace attack helped to West Indies comprehensive 33-run victory over India in the third match of a Champions Trophy.


West Indies scored 198-8 in the alloted 45 overs with top scorer by Viv Richards blasted a 62 off 58-balls including 5-fours & 3-sixes.

Gus Logie scored a unbeaten 58 off consuming 93-balls including a boundary and Richie Richardson 18.

India best bowler by Mohammad Azharuddin took 2-wickets and one for Madan Lal - Kapil Dev.

India scored 165-8 in 45 overs with top scorer by Sunil Gavaskar scored 63 off 107-balls including two boundaries.

Mohammad Azharuddin scored 38 off 67-balls including a boundary and Kapil Dev hit a unbeaten 23 off 29-balls included 2-fours.

West Indies best bowler by Tony Gray picked up 3-wickets for 32-runs in 9-overs, Malcolm Marshall, Winston Benjamin took 2-wickets and one for Courtney Walsh.



This match reported by Peter Walker (Third Party Reference from The Daily Telegraph)


WEST INDIES duly completed their second successive win of the four-nation round-robin cricket tournament in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates yesterday, when they beat India by 33 runs.

In the process they established themselves as firm favourites for the £22,000 first prize at the end of thid week, as they have only to beat the unfancied Sri Lanka on Wednesday to finish with a 100 per cent record.

Kapil Dev put West Indies in, with he and Binny, swinging the ball appreciably, they soon had their opponents at 43 for three.

Viv Richards made a shaky start and was fortunate to survive a confident Ibw appeal from Madan Lal when 12. His eventual score of 62, which included three gigantic sixes off Ravi Shastri, was sufficient to win him the £150 Man of The Match award.

With Gus Logie providing admirable support, the target they set was always out of India's reach.

                   

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