Indian cricket team in the West Indies in 1996–97

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Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1996-97
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India
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West Indies
Dates 28 February 1997 – 3 May 1997
Captains Sachin Tendulkar Courtney Walsh
Test series
Result West Indies won the 5-match series 1–0
Most runs Rahul Dravid (360) Shivnarine Chanderpaul (443)
Most wickets Anil Kumble (19) Franklyn Rose (18)
Player of the series Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies)
One Day International series
Result West Indies won the 4-match series 3–1
Most runs Sourav Ganguly (122) Shivnarine Chanderpaul (209)
Most wickets Venkatesh Prasad (5) Curtly Ambrose (6)
Player of the series Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies)

The India national cricket team toured the West Indies during the 1996–97 cricket season. They played five Test matches against the West Indian cricket team, with the West Indies Winning the series 1–0.

Test matches[edit]

1st Test[edit]

6–10 March 1997
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427 (137.4 overs)
Carl Hooper 129
Anil Kumble 5/120 (42.4 overs)
346 (146.5 overs)
Nayan Mongia 78
Franklyn Rose 6/100 (33 overs)
241/4 d. (66 overs)
Brian Lara 78
Anil Kumble 3/76 (23 overs)
99/2 (48 overs)
Rahul Dravid 51
Courtney Walsh 1/7 (8 overs)
Match drawn
Sabina Park, Kingston
Umpires: SA Bucknor, MJ Kitchen
Player of the match: Franklyn Rose
  • West Indies won the toss and decided to bat

2nd Test[edit]

14–18 March 1997
Scorecard
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296 (114.3 overs)
Roland Holder 91
Anil Kumble 5/104 (39 overs)
436 (183.4 overs)
Navjot Sidhu 201
Courtly Ambrose 5/87 (41.4 overs)
299/6 (131 overs)
Stuart Williams 128
sunil Joshi 3/57 (36 overs)
Match drawn
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain
Umpires: LH Barker, SG Randell
Player of the match: Navjot Sidhu
  • West Indies won the toss and decided to bat

3rd Test[edit]

27–31 March 1997
Scorecard
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298 (98.4 overs)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 137
Venkatesh Prasad 5/82 (31.4 overs)
319 (106 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 92
Franklyn Rose 4/77 (22 overs)
140 (45 overs)
Brian Lara 45
Abey Kuruvilla 5/68 (21 overs)
81 (35.5 overs)
VVS Laxman 19
Ian Bishop 4/22 (11.5 overs)
West Indies won by 38 runs
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown
Umpires: LH Barker, SG Randell
Player of the match: Shivnarine Chanderpaul
  • India won the toss and decided to field

4th Test[edit]

4–8 April 1997
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333 (110.4 overs)
Brian Lara 103
Sunil Joshi 3/76 (23.4 overs)
212/2 (69 overs)
Ajay Jadeja 96
Courtney Walsh 1/37 (15 overs)
Match drawn
Antigua Recreation Ground, St John's
Umpires: SA Bucknor, BC Cooray
Player of the match: Brian Lara
  • West Indies won the toss and decided to bat

5th Test[edit]

17–21 April 1997
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355 (168.3 overs)
Rahul Dravid 92
Carl Hooper 3/34 (18 overs)
145/3 (30 overs)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 58
sunil Joshi 1/11 (5 overs)
Match drawn
Bourda, Georgetown
Umpires: EA Nicholls, G Sharp
Player of the match: Chanderpaul, Dravid
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

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