World Cup 2019: AUS vs WI head-to-head records

As Jason Holder prepares his pre-match speech for the dressing room spirits, a look into history may up his confidence.

West Indies cricket team captain Clive Lloyd collects the Prudential World Cup in 1975 after beating Australia.   -  THE HINDU PHOTO ARCHIVES

Two-time World Cup champion West Indies is one match up in the head-to-head ratio against Australia. As Jason Holder prepares his pre-match speech for the dressing room spirits, a look into history may up his confidence.

West Indies and Australia will meet in a World Cup match after 12 years.

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The Caribbeans have won five out of nine times against Australia in World Cups; four out of the five wins came in the 1975-1983 period.

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Australia hasn't lost to West Indies since the Jaipur game in 1996. The winning streak started from the second semifinal in Chandigarh in 1996.

Richie Richardson of West Indies in action against Australia in Jaipur in 1996.   -  FILE PHOTO/V. SUDERSHAN


Here's a breakdown.

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WI vs AUS, 1975, June 14 in London

Australia 192 in 53.4 overs (R Edwards 58, R Marsh 52; A Roberts 3/39) lost to West Indies 195/3 in 46 overs (A Kallicharran 78; M Walker 1/41) by 7 wickets.


WI vs AUS, 1975, June 21 in London

West Indies 291/8 in 60 overs (C Lloyd 102, R Kanhai 55; G Gilmour 5/48) beat Australia 274 in 58.4 overs (I Chappell 62, A Turner 40; K Boyce 4/50) by 17 runs


WI vs AUS, 1983, June 11 in Leeds

West Indies 252/9 in 60 overs (L Gomes 78; G Lawson 3/29) beat Australia 151 in 30.3 overs (D Hookes 45; W Davis 7/51) by 101 runs


WI vs AUS, 1983, June 18 in London

Australia 273/6 in 60 overs (K Hughes 69; M Marshall 2/36) lost to West Indies 276/3 in 57.5 overs (G Greenidge 90, V Richards 95*; R Hogg 1/25) by 7 wickets


WI vs AUS, 1992, March 18 in Melbourne

Australia 216/6 in 50 overs (D Boon 100; A Cummins 3/38) beat West Indies 159 in 42.4 overs (B Lara 70; M Whitney 4/34) by 57 runs


WI vs AUS, 1996, March 4 in Jaipur

Australia 229/6 in 50 overs (R Ponting 102, S Waugh 57; C Walsh 2/35) lost to West Indies 232/6 in 48.5 overs (R Richardson 93*, B Lara 60; M Waugh 3/38) by 4 wickets


WI vs AUS, 1996, March 14 in Chandigarh

Australia 207/8 in 50 overs (S Law 72, M Bevan 69; C Ambrose 2/26) beat West Indies 202 in 49.3 overs (S Chanderpaul 80, R Richardson 49*; S Warne 4/36) by 5 runs


WI vs AUS, 1999, May 30 in Manchester

West Indies 110 in 46.4 overs (R Jacobs 49; G McGrath 5/14) lost to Australia 111/4 (A Gilchrist 21, M Bevan 20*; C Ambrose 3/31) by 6 wickets


WI vs AUS, 2007, March 27 in Antigua

Australia 322/6 in 50 overs (M Hayden 158; D Powell 2/53) beat West Indies 219 all out in 45.3 overs (B Lara 77, D Ramdin 52; G McGrath 3/31, B Hogg 3/56) by 103 runs


Thursday's match in Nottingham will be streamed live on Hotstar.

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