Top 10 Matches West Indies Lost by 1 or 2 Runs
Know about the top 10 matches that the West Indies Cricket team has lost by 1 or 2 runs in any format to other teams.
Everyone who follows cricket will forever have a soft spot in their heart for the West Indies cricket team. Teams have yet to achieve the same level of dominance in the game as they did in the 1970s and 1980s. During this period, the West Indies produced many cricket players of world-class calibre, many of whom etched their names into the annals of cricket history.
When one team scores more runs than the other team throughout the match, and the innings of the team that currently has fewer runs than the other team have all been played out, the game is considered to have been “won” by the team that scored more runs. The team that scored more runs during the match is deemed to have “won,” while the team that scored fewer runs is considered to have “lost” the game. Even so, there have been a few times when the West Indies Cricket Team lost close games, breaking the hearts of both the fans and the players.
In this article, we are going to talk about the Top 10 matches that the West Indies Team lost by a tiny margin:
Match 1: West Indies vs. Pakistan-West Indies lost by 1 Run – Played on 21 October 1991 (ODI) At Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Match 2: West Indies vs. South Africa – West Indies lost by 1 Run- Played on11 May 2005 (ODI) at Bridgetown, Barbados
Match 3: West Indies vs. Australia – West Indies lost by 1 Run- Played on 4 July 2008 (ODI) at Warner Park, Basseterre
Match 4: West Indies vs. England – West Indies lost by 1 Run- Played on 20 March 2009 (ODI) at Providence Stadium
Match 5: West Indies vs. England – West Indies lost by 2 Run- Played on 28 November 1979 (ODI) at Sydney, New South Wales
Match 6: West Indies vs. Sri Lanka – West Indies lost by 1 Run- Played on 23 November 2016(ODI) at Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Match 7: West Indies vs. Zimbabwe – West Indies lost by 2 Run- Played on 4 March 2010 (ODI) at Providence Stadium
Match 8: West Indies vs. Australia – West Indies lost by 2 Runs- Played on 17 May 2003 (ODI) at Sabina Park, Kingston.
Match 9: West Indies vs. Zimbabwe – West Indies lost by 1 Run- Played on4 Mar 2010(ODI) at Providence
Match 10: West Indies vs. India – West Indies lost by 3 Runs- Played on 22 July 2022 (ODI) at Port of Spain.
The ‘Windies’ have shown their potential in many games, but there are more intriguing and astonishing contests in which they have failed to win. For as long as anyone can remember, the West Indies cricket team has been a formidable foe who consistently provided thrilling matches for their devoted following.