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WI no more a bully!

Along with Tendulkar's comeback, India are on a new high against West Indies, writes Rajneesh Gupta.

india Updated: Feb 01, 2007 17:50 IST

India posted a mammoth 341 for three in the Baroda one-dayer, which is the highest ever total made by any side against West Indies. The previous record was of 338 runs jointly held by Australia (for the loss of 6 wickets at Melbourne in 2000-01) and India (for the loss of 3 wickets at Nagpur in first match of this series).
 
The following table lists the highest total made against each of 11 major ODI playing teams. It will be observed that India have posted the highest total against three sides- more than any other country.Australia, England and South Africa have performed this feat against two sides.

 

 

                    Highest ODI total against each country


AgainstHighest
Australia438-9 (49.5 Overs)by

South Africa
Johhanesburg2005-06
England353-6 (50 Overs)by PakistanKarachi2005-06
New Zealand376-2 (50 Overs)by IndiaHyderabad-India1999-00
Pakistan363-7 (55 Overs) by EnglandTrent Bridge1992
West Indies341-3(50 overs)by IndiaBaroda2006-07
359-2 (50 Overs)by AustraliaJohannesburg2002-03
India359-5 (50 Overs)by AustraliaSydney1999
Sri Lanka373-6 (50 Overs) by IndiaTaunton2006-07
Zimbabwe418-5 (50 Overs)by South africaPotchefstroom2006-07
Bangladesh391-4 (50 Overs)by EnglandTrent Bridge2005
South ASfrica434-4 (50 Overs)by Australia

Johannesburg

2005-06

Kenya398-5 (50 Overs) by Sri LankaKandy

1995-96

 

                    

Highest totals against West Indies

TotalForVenueSeason

Result

341-3IndiaBaroda2006-07Won
338-6AustraliaMelbourne2001-01Won
338-3IndiaNagpur2006-07Won
329Sri LankaSharjah1995-96

Lost

325-5IndiaAhmedabad2002-03

Won

The Baroda one-dayer provided the fourth instance when India scored 300-plus total against West Indies- yet another record. No other side has scored 300 runs against West Indies on more than two occasions.

              Most 300+ totals against West Indies

For300sMatches
India490
Sri Lanka242
New Zealand245
Pakistan2109
Australia2113

Sachin Tendulkar -after a long time- batted like the Tendulkar we all know, taking only 76 balls to race to his 41st ODI hundred. This is the second fastest hundred by an Indian and fourth fastest by any batsman against West Indies.
                                     
Fastest 100s against West Indies

Balls

BatsmanRunsForVenueDate

67

Basit Ali127*PakSharjah1993-94

67

JM Davison111CanCenturion2002-03

75

V Sehwag114*IndRajkot2002-03

76

SR Tendulkar100*IndBaroda2006-07

86

Mek Hussey100*AusKaula Lumpur2006-07

 The 160-run defeat is West Indies' second biggest ever in a limited-overs international match. Only South Africa have beaten them by even larger margin.

                             Biggest defeats for West Indies

MarginOpponentVenueSeason
209 runsSouth AfricaCape Town2003-04
160 runsIndiaBaroda2006-07
138 runsPakistanSharjah1999-00
134 runsAustraliaSydney2000-01
132 runsSouth AfricaSt. George's2000-01

                        India's biggest wins over West Indies

MarginVenueSeason
160 runsBaroda2006-07
102 runsCalcutta1993-94
 88 runsToronto1999
 72 runsCalcutta1994-95
 56 runsPort-Of-Spain2001-02



  India's best ever ODI wins

MarginOpponentVenueSeason
200BangladeshDhaka2002-03
186KenyaPaarl2001-02
18Sri LankaJohannesburg2002-03
181NamibiaPietermaritzburg2002-03
174New ZealandHyderabad-India1999-00
161ZimbabweHarare2005
160West IndiesBaroda2006-07