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West Indies vs India 1st ODI 1989 Article

Read the article of West Indies vs India 1st ODI 1989 - India tour of West Indies 5-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between India and West Indies at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados in 07th March 1989.


Opener Desmond Haynes' masterclass 13th ODI century and A superb all-round display from captain Viv Richards sets up to West Indies comprehensive 50-run victory over India, despite a fighting innings from Ajay Sharma's 43* and take a 1-0 lead in the first ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Gordon Greenidge became the fifth West Indies batsman to score a century against India in ODIs.
  • Desmond Haynes became the first batsman to scored 13 centuries in ODI cricket history.

West Indies scored 248-4 in the alloted 48 overs with top scorer by Desmond Haynes hammered a unbeaten 117 off 132-balls - which was his 13th ODI hundred and his first century against India in ODIs.

Viv Richards struck 40 off 38-balls including 3-fours, Gus Logie 19 not out and Richie Richardson 18.

India best bowler by Kapil Dev took 2-wickets and one for Ajay Sharma - Ravi Shastri.

India scored 198-8 in 48 overs with top scorer by Ajay Sharma hit a unbeaten 43 off 48-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours.

Kiran More scored a run-a-ball 32-runs without a boundary, Dilip Vengsarkar hit a run-a-ball 23-runs including 2-fours.

Ravi Shastri scored 23 off consuming 55-balls including a boundary, Navjot Sidhu hit 21 off 32-balls included 3-fours and Kris Srikkanth 18.

West Indies best bowler by Viv Richards picked up 3-wickets for 47-runs in 10-overs, Ian Bishop, Eldine Baptiste both took 2-wickets and one for Courtney Walsh.

Desmond Haynes named Player of the match for his masterclass batting performance to scored a unbeaten 117-runs knocked off facing 132-balls including 8-fours and 5-sixes.

                   

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