Indian cricket team in the West Indies in 1952–53

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Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1952–53
Date 10 January – 4 April 1953
Location West Indies Cricket Board West Indies
Result West Indies won 5-Test series 1–0
Teams
 West Indies  India
Captains
Jeffrey Stollmeyer Vijay Hazare
Most runs
Everton Weekes (716)
Clyde Walcott (457)
Frank Worrell (398)
Polly Umrigar (560)
Madhav Apte (460)
Pankaj Roy (383)
Most wickets
Alf Valentine (28)
Frank King (17)
Sonny Ramadhin (13)
Subhash Gupte (27)
Vinoo Mankad (15)
Dattu Phadkar (9)

The India national cricket team toured the West Indies during the 1952–53 cricket season. They played five Test matches against the West Indian cricket team, with the West Indies sweeping the series 1–0.

Test matches[edit]

1st Test[edit]

21–28 January 1953 (6-day match)
Scorecard
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417 (192.1 overs)
Polly Umrigar 130
Gerry Gomez 3/84 (42 overs)
438 (182 overs)
Everton Weekes 207
Subhash Gupte 7/162 (66 overs)
294 (143.5 overs)
Polly Umrigar 69
Sonny Ramadhin 3/58 (24.5 overs)
142/0 (55 overs)
Jeffrey Stollmeyer 76
Subhash Gupte 0/2 (2 overs)
Match drawn
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain
Umpires: C John, EN Lee Kow
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

2nd Test[edit]

7–12 February 1953 (6-day match)
Scorecard
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296 (116.4 overs)
Clyde Walcott 98
subhash Gupte 3/99 (41 overs)
253 (134 overs)
Madhav Apte 64
Alfred Valentine 4/58 (41 overs)
228 (90.3 overs)
Jeffrey Stollmeyer 54
Dattu Phadkar 5/64 (29.3 overs)
129 (79.5 overs)
Gulabrai Ramchand 34
Sonny Ramadhin 5/26 (24.5 overs)
West Indies won by 142 runs
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown
Umpires: HBD Jordan, JH Walcott
  • West Indies won the toss and decided to bat

3rd Test[edit]

19–25 February 1953 (6-day match)
Scorecard
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279 (131.2 overs)
Gulabrai Ramchand 62
Frank King 5/74 (31 overs)
315 (146 overs)
Everton Weekes 161
Subhash Gupte 5/107 (48 overs)
362/7 d. (200.1 overs)
Madhav Apte 163
Frank Worrell 2/62 (31 overs)
192/2 (54 overs)
Jeffrey Stollmeyer 104
Subhash Gupte 1/19 (7 overs)
Match drawn
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain
Umpires: C John, EN Lee Kow
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

4th Test[edit]

11–17 March 1953 (6-day match)
Scorecard
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262 (124.5 overs)
Vinoo Mankad 66
Alfred Valentine 5/127 (53.5 overs)
364 (156.2 overs)
Clyde Walcott 125
Subhash Gupte 4/122 (56.2 overs)
190/5 (98 overs)
Pankaj Roy 48
Alfred Valentine 3/71 (34 overs)
Match drawn
Bourda, Georgetown
Umpires: ES Gillette, JB Rollox
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

5th Test[edit]

28 Mar − 4 Apr 1953 (6-day match)
Scorecard
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312 (141.5 overs)
Polly Umrigar 117
Alfred Valentine 5/64 (27.5 overs)
576 (206.1 overs)
Frank Worrell 237
Subhash Gupte 5/180 (65.1 overs)
444 (178 overs)
Pankaj Roy 150
Gerry Gomez 4/72 (47 overs)
92/4 (47 overs)
Everton Weekes 36
Gulabrai Ramchand 2/33 (15 overs)
Match drawn
Sabina Park, Kingston
Umpires: SC Burke, TA Ewart
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

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