West Indies vs Zimbabwe: Statistical Highlights from Bridgetown Test

West Indies defeated Zimbabwe in the opening Test to make their intentions clear. A look at the statistical highlights.

Updated: March 15, 2013 09:45 IST
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Despite some noteworthy performances from Zimbabwe, West Indies largely dominated proceedings to claim a win.

# West Indies have won all three Tests against Zimbabwe in the Caribbean - by 35 runs at Port of Spain and by 10 wickkets at Kingston - both in March 2000 and by nine wickets at Bridgetown in March 2013.

# Overall, West Indies have won five and drawn two out of seven Tests played against Zimbabwe - winning % 71.42.

# Since defeating Pakistan by 276 runs in May 2005, West Indies have won the first game in six Tests at Bridgetown.

# West Indies have won 22, lost ten and drawn seventeen out of 49 Tests played at Bridgetown, Barbados.

# Of the last eleven Tests played by Zimbabwe since March 2005, they have lost ten and drawn one - their only win is by 130 runs against Bangladesh at Harare in August 2011.

# Zimbabwe's 107 is their fourth lowest total against West Indies in Tests - the lowest being 63 at Port of Spain in March 2000.

# Shane Shillingford (6/49) has produced his best bowling performance in Tests, bettering the 6 for 119 against Australia at Roseau in April 2012.

# Shillingford's above two instances are his only two five-wicket hauls in Tests.

# Shillingford's figures of 9 for 107 are his second best in a Test match, next only to the 10 for 219 against Australia at Roseau in April 2012.

# Shillingford has figured in a winning cause in a Test match for the first time in nine Tests. In previous eight Tests, he had figured four times each in a losing cause and drawn games.

# Shillingford has become the first West Indian bowler to capture six wickets in an innings against Zimbabwe, outstripping Reon King's five for 51 at Kingston in March 2000. His performance is also the best in West Indies-Zimbabwe Tests, eclipsing the 6 for 73 by Raymond Price at Harare in November 2003.

# Shillingford's excellent figures of six for 49 runs are the second best by a West Indian spinner at Bridgetown, Barbados - the best being Lance Gibbs' eight for 38 against India in March 1962.

# Shillingford's match figures of 9 for 107 are the second best by a West Indian spinner at Bridgetown, next only to Lance Gibbs' nine for 63 against India in March 1962.

# Before the start of the Bridgetown Test, Shillingford's strike rate was 88.9 and the average 44.79. Thanks to his match-winning performance, he is averaging 37.00 - the strike rate being 73.8.

# Shillingford has received his first Man of the Match award in Tests.

# Kieran Powell has taken five catches in the Test - his best performance as a fielder.

# Powell is the first West Indian fielder to take five catches in a Test match against Zimbabwe. Garry Sobers and Jimmy Adams are the two West Indian fielders to have shared a West Indian record for most catches in a Test match.

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