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Flashback to 1975, when the mighty West Indians came up against a pint-sized giant at the Chepauk
By the late sixties and early seventies, the great West Indian side of
the decade had broken up, but by 1974, the rebuilding process had been
completed, and it was a strong and confident side that came to India
during the winter
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West Indies won by 267 runs -- a decisive margin in spite of luck running against them for the first three days.
The Indian batting, sorely missing Gavaskar, who fractured a finger during a Ranji Trophy match the previous week, broke down in both innings
At Calcutta, December 27, 28, 29, 31, January 1
West Indies batted poorly in both innings on a pitch off which the ball bounced unevenly from the first day and which befriended the spinners from quite an early stage of the match
With the rubber even, the final Test was extended to six days
Tame though the finish was, the contest for the first four days was attended by intriguing fluctuations of fortune.
At Karachi, March 1, 2, 3, 5, 6