Indian cricket team in the West Indies in 1961–62

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Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1961–62
Date 16 February – 18 April 1962
Location West Indies Cricket Board West Indies
Result West Indies won 5-Test series 5–0
Teams
 West Indies  India
Captains
Frank Worrell Nawab of Pataudi, Jr.
Most runs
Rohan Kanhai (495)
Garfield Sobers (424)
Easton McMorris (349)
Polly Umrigar (445)
Salim Durani (259)
Rusi Surti (246)
Most wickets
Wes Hall (27)
Lance Gibbs (24)
Garfield Sobers (23)
Salim Durani (17)
Bapu Nadkarni (9)
Polly Umrigar (9)

The India national cricket team toured the West Indies during the 1961–62 cricket season. They played five Test matches against the West Indian cricket team, with the West Indies sweeping the series 5–0.

Test matches[edit]

1st Test[edit]

16–20 February
Scorecard
v
203 (73.3 overs)
Rusi Surti 57
Charlie Stayers 3/65 (18 overs)
289 (113.2 overs)
Jackie Hendriks 64
Salim Durani 4/82 (35.2 overs)
98 (50.5 overs)
Chandu Borde 27
Garfield Sobers 4/22 (15 overs)
15/0 (1.4 overs)
Conrad Hunte 10
West Indies won by 10 wickets
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Umpires: Bertice Jacelon and Cortez Jordan

2nd Test[edit]

7–12 March
Scorecard
v
395 (141 overs)
Chandu Borde 93
Garfield Sobers 4/75 (39 overs)
631/8d (217.4 overs)
Garfield Sobers 153
EAS Prasanna 3/122 (50 overs)
218 (84.5 overs)
Farokh Engineer 40
Wes Hall 6/49 (20.5 overs)
West Indies won by an innings and 18 runs
Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica
Umpires: R Cole and Owen Davies

3rd Test[edit]

23–28 March
scorecard
v
258 (89.1 overs)
Nawab of Pataudi, Jr. and Salim Durani 48
Wes Hall 3/64 (22 overs)
475 (241.3 overs)
Joe Solomon 96
Polly Umrigar 2/48 (49 overs)
187 (185.3 overs)
Dilip Sardesai 60
Lance Gibbs 8/38 (53.3 overs)
West Indies won by an innings and 30 runs
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Umpires: Cortez Jordan and Jackie Roberts

4th Test[edit]

4–9 April
Scorecard
v
444/9d (176 overs)
Rohan Kanhai 139
Polly Umrigar 5/107 (56 overs)
197 (80.3 overs)
Polly Umrigar 56
Wes Hall 5/20 (9 overs)
176/3 (101 overs)
Easton McMorris 56
Salim Durani 3/64 (31 overs)
422 (143.1 overs)
Polly Umrigar 172
Lance Gibbs 4/112 (56.1 overs)
West Indies won by 7 wickets
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Umpires: Bertice Jacelon and Cortez Jordan

5th Test[edit]

13–18 April
scorecard
v
253 (76.2 overs)
Garfield Sobers 104
Vasant Ranjane 4/72 (19.2 overs)
178 (67.2 overs)
Bapu Nadkarni 61
Lester King 5/46 (19 overs)
283 (88 overs)
Frank Worrell 98
Salim Durani 3/48 (12 overs)
235 (104.5 overs)
Polly Umrigar 60
Garfield Sobers 5/63 (32 overs)
West Indies won by 123 runs
Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica
Umpires: Owen Davies and Douglas Sang Hue

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