West Indies tour of New Zealand 1979/80

April 2006

Ding-dong in Dunedin

A look at West Indies' 1979-80 tour of New Zealand which was dogged by ill will and terrible sportsmanship

1980

Shoulder barges and flying stumps

Martin Williamson looks back to New Zealand v West Indies in 1979-80, one of the most acrimonious series of all time

Australia 0 West Indies 2

The West Indians in Australia, 1979-80

West Indies achieved an historic and satisfying triumph over Australia in their three-match series that formed part of an unusual and revolutionary season for that country in 1979-80

Statistics

West Indies in New Zealand ODI Match, 1979/80

West Indies in New Zealand Test Series, 1979/80

West Indies tour of New Zealand, Feb-Mar 1980

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Tour Results
New Zealand v West Indies at Auckland - Feb 29-Mar 5, 1980
Match drawn
New Zealand v West Indies at Christchurch - Feb 22-27, 1980
Match drawn
New Zealand v West Indies at Dunedin - Feb 8-13, 1980
New Zealand won by 1 wicket
New Zealand v West Indies at Christchurch - Feb 6, 1980
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 2 balls remaining)
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