1st ODI, Port of Spain, Apr 26 1997, India tour of West Indies
(48.3/49 ov)
(27.5/33 ov, target 146)
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 31 balls remaining) (revised target)
Player Of The Match
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
India179(48.3 overs)
West Indies149/2(27.5 overs)
Match details
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of West Indies
Player Of The Match
Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Series resultWest Indies led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1200
Match days26 April 1997 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Franklyn Rose
Abey Kuruvilla
Eddie Nicholls
Clyde Cumberbatch
TV Umpire
Ralph Gosein
Match Referee
Peter van der Merwe