ODI Cricket: The West Indies were the first ever ODI World Cup winners in 1975. Then they won their second successive world title in the next edition in 1979. So this shows the rich history of West Indies cricket. Overall, they have made many records in the game of cricket. But speaking of their early days, they were the best side in the game.
However, there have been some days when they also failed badly. Speaking of their ODI record, the West Indies have got all out for under 100 runs eight times. So, in this article, we will go over the list of West Indies’ lowest ODI scores.
3. West Indies all out for 70 runs against Australia at Perth
The West Indies faced their third lowest ODI score against Australia at Perth. It was the first ODI match of the Australian tour. After winning the toss, the Caribbean team went to bat first. But on the bouncy pitch at Perth, the Australian pacers just thrashed the batting department. West Indies got all out for just 70 runs with the top score coming from skipper Darren Sammy, who made 16 runs.
Mitchell Starc picked up five wickets, while Clint Mckay and James Faulkner took three and two wickets each. And in the end, Australia chased down the target quite easily in just 9.2 overs. They won the match by nine wickets with 244 balls to spare. Glenn Maxwell was unbeaten on 51 off 35 balls.
2. West Indies all out for 61 runs against Bangladesh at Chattogram
The second lowest ODI score came against Bangladesh in a match at Chattogram. Bangladesh won the toss and asked West Indies to bat first. The West Indies batting lineup totally failed that day. Only Kieran Powell, who came out to bat, scored the highest with 25 runs. The whole Caribbean team got out for just 61 runs in 22 overs.
Shakib Al Hasan bagged five wickets and gave away just 16 runs in his five overs. Shafiul Islam and Nasir Hossain picked up two wickets each. With no big target to chase, Bangladesh got down the total in 20 overs and won the match by 8 wickets with 180 balls to spare. Shakib was adjudged the “Man of the Match” award for his brilliant spell.
1. West Indies all out for 54 runs against South Africa (lowest in ODI cricket)
The lowest total for the West Indies came against South Africa at Cape Town on January 25, 2004. South Africa won the toss and decided to bat first. They scored 263/4 in their 50 overs. Jacques Kallis scored an unbeaten century and made 109* off 94, and skipper Greame Smith made 53 runs. In the end, Jacques Rudolph made 61* runs.
South Africa ended with a decent total. In reply, the West Indies went through a humiliating batting performance. They got all out for just 54 runs in 23.2 and lost the match by a big margin of 209 runs. Lance Klusener and Makhaya Ntini took three wickets each.
List of Lowest Score of West Indies in ODI Cricket
|54||23.2||2||South Africa||Cape Town||25 Jan 2004|
|61||22.0||1||Bangladesh||Chattogram||18 Oct 2011|
|70||23.5||1||Australia||Perth||1 Feb 2013|
|80||30.4||1||Sri Lanka||Brabourne||14 Oct 2006|
|87||29.3||2||Australia||Sydney||8 Dec 1992|
|91||31.5||2||Zimbabwe||Sydney||23 Jan 2001|
|93||35.2||2||Kenya||Pune||29 Feb 1996|
|98||41.0||2||Pakistan||Providence||14 Jul 2013|
|103||40.3||2||Pakistan||Melbourne||20 Jan 1997|
|104||31.5||1||India||Thiruvananthapuram||1 Nov 2018|
|108||35.0||1||Bangladesh||Providence||13 Jul 2022|