Statistical highlights of the Pool B cricket World Cup match between India and West Indies in Perth on Friday.
- Jason Holder (57 off 64 balls) has posted his highest score in ODIs, bettering the 56 vs South Africa at Sydney on February 27, 2015. His back to back fifties are the only two half centuries in ODIs.
- Both the fifties are recorded by Holder in a losing cause in ODIs.
- Holder became the second batsman to post two fifties while batting as number nine batsman. Lance Kluener (SA) had accomplished the feat – 52 not out vs Sri Lanka at Northampton on May 19, 1999 and 52 not out vs Zimbabwe at Chelmsford on May 29, 1999. Jason Holder (WI) has emulated Klusener’s feat – 57 vs India at Perth on March 6, 2015 and 56 vs South Africa at Sydney on February 27, 2015. Australia’s Andy Bichel, Sri Lanka’s Guy de Alwis and Zimbabwe’s Ian Butchart have achieved the distinction once each.
- Mohammed Shami has bagged 49 wickets at an average of 21.83 in 23 ODIs – the highest tally by any bowler in ODIs since January 2014.
- Shami has got his second Man of the Match award in ODIs – his first was against West Indies (4/36) at Feroz Shah Kotla Delhi on October 11, 2014
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s unbeaten 45 off 56 balls is his highest score in seven innings in ODIs. Since recording an unbeaten 51 off 40 balls vs West Indies at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on October 11, 2014, Dhoni’s said knock is his highest ODI score.
-Dhoni’s unbeaten 45 is his highest in international cricket in Australia since December 2014.
- Holder and Jerome Taylor were associated in a stand of 51 – the highest ninth-wicket partnership by a West Indian pair in World Cups, bettering the 42 by the same pair against South Africa at Sydney on February 27, 2015.
- Denesh Ramdin has recorded his first duck in World Cups – his third in ODIs. He has posted five single-digit scores out of ten World Cup innings played.
- Chris Gayle, with 279 runs at an average of 55.80 in five innings, is the leading run-getter in World Cup 2015.
- India have won five and lost three out of eight World Cup encounters against the West Indies – success per centage 62.50. For the first time, India have registered victories in three consecutive matches against the West Indies in World Cups.
- Having won the previous four World Cup encounters in the last edition, India have won eight games in a row and have equalled their previous best winning sequence in World Cups. Between February 19,2003 and March 20, 2003, India had won eight World Cup encounters in a row.
- Both India and New Zealand remain unbeaten the present edition, having won four games each.
- After nine years, India have bowled out their opponent in four consecutive ODIs – the last occasion being in 2006.
- Denesh Ramdin, with 12 dismissals in five games, is the leading wicketkeeper in the present competition.
- Andre Russell has recorded his best bowling figures (2/43) in ODIs in Australia.
- India have won 59 ODIs out of 111 played away from home under Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s leadership – the most under any Indian captain overseas in ODIs, surpassing Sourav Ganguly’s 58 wins out of 110.
- MS Dhoni remains the only batsman to have recorded an average of 100-plus in successful chases – his aggregate being 2208 runs (ave 105.14) in 80 matches (58 innings) – the highest by any batsman in successful chases (Minimum qualification: 2,000 runs)
- The Indian fast bowlers are averaging 17.13 in the present competition – the second highest average by Indian speedsters in a tournament in ODIs (minimum four matches) – the best ever is 16.47 in the TVS Cup in 2003.
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Updated Date: Mar 07, 2015 10:25:13 IST