West Indies won the 5-test series 1-0. Indian batting was tested, but survived the remaining four tests. Chanderpaul started his success against India with first Player of the Series performance.
India Vs West Indies Test Series: 1996-97 Result
Ind Vs WI 1996-97 Test Series: Statistics and Records
Chanderpaul emerged as the best batsman with 406 runs that included a century and two half-centuries. Lara (392), Opener Williams (263) and Hooper (245) scored above 200 runs.
Sidhu scored a double-century, but Dravid with 360 runs in 7 innings was the best Indian batsman. Tendulkar (289) and Sidhu (276) scored more than 200-runs in the series.
Rose with 21 wickets was the best bowler of the series. WI bowlers took 70 wickets in the series.
58 wickets were taken by Indian bowlers and Kumble with 19 wickets was the leading wicket taker.
Lara scored 392 runs. Tendulkar scored 289 runs in 6 innings.
Mongia could score only 149 runs in 5 innings with a half-century. Murray could score only 24 runs in 3 innings.
Hooper emerged again as the best allrounder with 245 runs and 6 wickets.
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