India Vs West Indies Test Series: 1948-49 Result

1948/49 Series started the cricketing relation between India and West Indies. There were no individual prizes, such as player of the match or player of the series. The series belonged to the West Indies batsmen, specially Everton Weekes, who hit 4 centuries. India had its moments, but the closest they came was when they could not score 6 more runs to win the match.

Result of Other Test Series
1948-49 Series Statistics
When India and WI Played First Series

The series was India’s 6th Test Series in Cricket History. Earlier they had played 4 test series against England and one series against Australia in their international cricketing history that started in 1932.

Captains: J Goddard (WI), Lala Amarnath (Ind)

1948/49 Series Test results
T=Total Tests, MOM-Man of the Series, WI-West Indies, Ind-India, f/o – Follow on, dec= declare

Test No. Venue Result WI Score Ind Score
First Delhi Draw 631 454, 220/6 (f/o)
Second Mumbai Draw 629/6 273, 333/3 (f/o)
Third Kolkata Draw 366, 336/9 (dec) 272, 325/3
Fourth Chennai WI, ing & 193 runs 582 245, 144 (f/o)
Fifth Mumbai Draw 286, 267 193, 355/8

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