Ind vs WI 1961-62 Series: Statistics and Records

West Indies-India bilateral series saw first whitewash when in their 4th series WI won all the five Tests. Batting of Rohan Kanhai and Sobers, and bowling of Hall led to India’s shameful series loss.

India Vs West Indies Test Series: 1961-62 Result
Ind Vs WI 1961-62 Test Series: India Whitewashed

Series Record

Captains: F Worrell (WI), Contractor & Nawab of Pataudi jnr* (Ind)
Wicketkeepers: Hendriks and Mendonca (WI), Engineer (Ind)
Best Batsman: Kanhai (505), Umrigar (443)
Best Bowler: Hall (27), Durani (17)
Highest Team Score: 631/8d (WI), 422 (Ind)
Lowest Team Score: 98 (Ind), 253 (WI)
Centuries: Centuries: 7 (WI 5, Ind 2)
Half-centuries: 24 (WI 14, Ind 10)
5wkts in inning: 2 (WI)
10wkts in inning: 0

Team Records:

    WI Score: 289 and 15/0, 631/8d, 475, 444/9d and 176/3, 253 and 283
    Ind Score: 203 and 98, 395 and 218, 395 and 218, 197 and 422 (f/o), 178 and 235
    Other Records:India out below 100 in first test.

Batting Records

    Highest Centuries: 2 each by Kanhai and Sobers
    Highest Ind. Scores or 200-plus: 172 by Umrigar
    Centuries:
    125 (McMorris), 138 (Kanhai), 153 (Sobers) 2nd Test
    139 (Kanhai), 104 (Durani), 172 (Umrigar) (4th Test)
    104 (Sobers) (5th Test)

Biggest (100-plus) Partnerships
200-plus

    255 2nd McMorris & Kanhai (WI)

100-plus

    119 6th Sobers & Worrell (WI)
    127 7th Sobers & Mendonca (WI)
    144 2nd V Mehra & Durani (Ind)

Bowling Records
Best Bowling in an Inning

    5/46 King (7 wkts in match)
    5/63 Sobers (5 wkts in match)
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