West Indies tour of India 1978/79

Remembering Kallicharran's West Indies

A depleted West Indies lost the series in India in 1978-79 but went home with their heads held high

A series victory at long last - 1978-79

It was obvious that much would depend on how Kallicharran got the bestout of his depleted side

India 1 West Indies 0

West Indies in India and Sri Lanka, 1978-79

With the majority of their best players having opted to play WSC cricket in Australia rather than wear their country's colour on this tour, West Indies fulfilled their commitment to India and Sri Lanka with a young and inexperienced team


West Indies in India Test Series, 1978/79

West Indies tour of India, Nov 1978 - Feb 1979

Test matches

Tour Results
Karnataka v West Indians at Ahmedabad - Feb 10-12, 1979
Karnataka won by 11 runs
India v West Indies at Kanpur - Feb 2-8, 1979
Match drawn
India v West Indies at Delhi - Jan 24-29, 1979
Match drawn
North Zone v West Indians at Jalandhar - Jan 20-22, 1979
Match drawn
India v West Indies at Chennai - Jan 12-16, 1979
India won by 3 wickets
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