There are some cricketers who just love playing against certain nations like VVS Laxman’s chemistry against Australia, Saeed Anwar heroics against India and many more. Similar to that, let us showcase you some of the West Indian players of all time who just love playing against India.
Clive Lloyd was one of the best captains of West Indies. Apart from that, he was also known as the finest batsman of his side. By scoring 7500 runs at an average of 46.7 from 110 tests, one can simply identify his batting skills. There is no other side he loved playing against more than India. The reason behind this is, he is the leading run-scorer against India among all WI batsmen in Tests. His career-best test score of 242* also came against India.
Being one of the most underrated batsmen of this generation, Shivnarine Chanderpaul was one of the most successful batsmen of West Indies. Around 12000 runs to his name in 164 tests, he always gave his best whenever his team wanted him to. He also makes the cut in the list as he scored 2,171 runs against India in Tests. His average of around 64 against the Indians clears the whole story.
When it comes to India-West Indies matches, no one can forget about Sir Garfield Sobers. He is undoubtedly one of the greatest all-rounders to have ever played the game. With more than 8000 runs & over 200 wickets in tests, he is regarded as one of the biggest gems of cricket. If we look at his records against India, one has to believe that he had ruled over Indian bowlers. He had scored 1,920 runs in just 18 matches at an average of 83.5 with 8 centuries and 7 fifties.
Many of us are not aware about this West Indian great. He is one of the members of the Three W’s of West Indian cricket along with Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott. Everton’s overall test record is one of the best in the world. In 48 matches that he played, he scored 4455 runs with the average of over 58. He was more dangerous against India as he scored 1,495 runs at an average of 106.78 with seven centuries and four half-centuries.