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.
The series was Indiaâ€™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 â€“ 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|