India v West Indies: Head-to-Head in Women’s ODI World Cup
Team India takes on the surprise performers of the 2022 World Cup, West Indies on Saturday, March 12 in the 10th match of the tournament. West Indies has caused two major upsets in both the matches they have played, beating host New Zealand and defending Champions England while India got a good win over Pakistan but was defeated by the White Ferns in their last match on Thursday.
With an advantage of a dominating ODI performance against West Indies, winning 20 out of their 25 ODI meetings, India will look forward to getting this one on their side too.
ODI Matches Played: 25 (6 in World Cup)
India: 20 (including all 6 of World Cup)
West Indies: 5
Let’s have a glimpse of India’s 6 in 6 ODI World Cup victories against the Windies.
1993 Women’s World Cup (July 20)
In their first-ever ODI meeting, India was put in to bat first and Anju Jain’s unbeaten 84 guided them to 155 with the loss of 5 wickets in their 50 overs. It was a bowlers show by team India thereafter as they restricted West Indies to 92, with no batter scoring above 20 and thus, winning the match by 63 runs.
1997 Women’s World Cup (December 13)
Playing on their home ground, India was again put into bat first by the Windies. They posted a total of 145 for 7 and with Purnima Choudhary leading the bowling attack with her 5-wicket haul, India successfully defended the total, winning by 62 runs.
2005 Women’s World Cup (April 1)
Legendary Jhulan Goswami’s outstanding performance with the ball, taking 4 wickets with 3 maidens and conceding 16 runs in her 9 overs tumbled West Indies at 135. A total that India easily chased down with 8 wickets and 102 balls to spare after a century opening partnership (107) between Anju Jain (68*) and Jaya Sharma (47).
2009 Women’s World Cup (March 19)
In a low scoring game, a player of the match figure by Priyanka Roy taking 4 wickets giving away 14 runs in 7.4 overs (2 maidens), Amita Sharma’s 2 wickets for 14 runs ( 4 maidens) helped India ball out West Indies for just 84 and get to a comfortable win with 8 wickets and 193 balls to spare.
2013 Women’s World Cup (January 31)
Thirush Kamini’s player of the match knock of 100 contributing to the opening partnership of brilliant 175 with Punam Raut (72), joined by Jhulan Goswami and Harmanpreet Kaur’s 36 off 21 and 22 balls respectively set up a huge target of 285 for West Indies that they fell short of by 105 runs being bowled out at 179.
2017 Women’s World Cup (June 29)
Smashing an unbeaten 106, star opener Smriti Mandhana led India to the assigned target of 184 in 42.3 overs (45 balls remaining). For West Indies, a good fight by Hayley Matthews (43) joined lower down the order by Afy Fletcher (36 off 23) took them to 183 for 8 wickets but Mandhana’s brilliance took the game for the women in blue.
The last time 🇮🇳India played 🌴West Indies in a World Cup match, Smriti Mandhana scored a Century!
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