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West Indies vs India 4th ODI 1989 Article

Read the article of West Indies vs India 4th ODI 1989 - India tour of West Indies 5-match one-day international series of the 4th ODI match played between India and West Indies at Antigua Recreation Ground, St John's, Antigua in 18th March 1989.


Ian Bishop's four-wicket haul before Gordon Greenidge's power-hitting century and Richie Richardson's unbeaten fifty steers to West Indies emphatic eight-wicket victory over India and go up 4-0 lead in the fourth ODI.

Match Stats :
  • 3 : Gordon Greenidge equalled a joint most centuries hit by an West Indies batsman against India in ODIs, jointly with Viv Richards.
  • 11 : Gordon Greenidge equalled a joint second most centuries hit by any batsman in One-day internationals, jointly with Viv Richards.
  • 130 : Gordon Greenidge and Richie Richardson set up the second highest second-wicket partnership for West Indies against India in One-day international, The highest is 221-run stand between Gordon Greenidge and Viv Richards at Jamshedpur in 1983 and the West Indies' sixth highest any-wicket stand against India in ODIs.
  • Gordon Greenidge hit the most sixes hit by any batsman in ODI cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 7-sixes two times struck by Viv Richards' 7-sixes against Sri Lanka at Karachi in 1987 and against India at Rajkot in the last year.


India 237-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Dilip Vengsarkar cracked a 88 off 120-balls, Ravi Shastri struck 44 off 67-balls.

Ajay Sharma blasted a 29 off 22-balls with strike rate of 131.81 and Mohammad Azharuddin scored 27 off 36-balls.

West Indies best bowler by Ian Bishop claimed a 4-wickets for 46-runs in 10-overs including a maiden, Curtly Ambrose took 2-wickets and one for Viv Richards.

West Indies chased 240-2 in 43.2 overs with top scorer by Gordon Greenidge hammered a 117 off 123-balls - which was his  11th ODI hundred and his third century against India in ODIs.

Richie Richardson hit a unbeaten 58 off 93-balls, Desmond Haynes hit 42 off 68-balls and Jeff Dujon 11 not out.

India best bowler by Ajay Sharma took one-wicket for 47-runs in 10-overs.

Gordon Greenidge named Player of the match for his match-winning power-hitting batting performance to smashed a 117-runs knocked off facing 123-balls including 8-sixes and 7-fours.

                   

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