West Indies tour of India 1958/59


Captains galore

India's selectors during the 1958-59 series against West Indies spent more time on political infighting than addressing the team's problems

Seamy incidents and heavy defeats - 1958-59

There were arguments galore among selection committee members, leading to one of them - LP Jai - resigning inthe midst of the contest, while another - C Ramaswami - followingsuit after the series

India 0 West Indies 3, Pakistan 2 West Indies 1

West Indies in India and Pakistan, 1958-59

West Indies, after a disappointing tour of England in 1957, re-emerged as a cricketing power in their tour of India and Pakistan


West Indies in India Test Series, 1958/59

West Indies tour of India, Nov 1958 - Feb 1959

Test matches

Tour Results
India v West Indies at Delhi - Feb 6-11, 1959
Match drawn
India v West Indies at Chennai - Jan 21-26, 1959
West Indies won by 295 runs
India v West Indies at Kolkata - Dec 31, 1958 - Jan 4, 1959
West Indies won by an innings and 336 runs
India v West Indies at Kanpur - Dec 12-17, 1958
West Indies won by 203 runs
India v West Indies at Mumbai (BS) - Nov 28-Dec 3, 1958
Match drawn
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