Making his comeback, Shahid Afridi scored 76 and claimed seven wickets for 12 to help Pakistan claim the match by 126 runs.
The hosts were left in complete shambles as Shahid Afridi's knock with the bat and spell with the ball hit them the hardest ever in a red vs green contest.
Story first published on: Monday, 15 July 2013 11:33
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# Pakistan's 126-run triumph is their biggest in terms of runs against the West Indies in the Caribbean in ODIs - their third biggest against the West Indies, next only to the 138-run victory on October 19, 1999 and 130-run win on October 14, 1999 - both at Sharjah.
# West Indies' defeat is their third largest in terms of runs at home in ODIs - the two biggest being by 169 runs to Australia at Basseterre on July 6, 2008 and by 132 runs to South Africa at St.George's on May 5, 2001.
# West Indies (98) have recorded their lowest total vs Pakistan in ODIs - their eighth total of less than 100 in ODIs. Their previous lowest total vs Pakistan was 103 at MCG on January 20, 1997.
# West Indies' 98 is their lowest ever total in the Caribbean in ODIs, obliterating the 114 vs Pakistan at Port of Spain on April 23, 2000.
# Pakistan (224/9) have registered their highest total at Providence Stadium, Guyana, eclipsing the 139 vs West Indies on My 5, 2011.
# Jason Holder (4/13) has produced his best bowling figures in ODIs, obliterating the two for 50 vs Sri Lanka at Port of Spain in July 2013.
# Holder's figures are the best by a West Indian bowler at Providence Stadium, Guyana.
# Holder's first eight overs produced an economy rate of 1.00 - his figures being 8-4-8-4.
# Holder's economy rate of 1.30 (10-4-13-4) is the best by a bowler at Providence Stadium, Guyana in ODIs. The said economy rate is the second best by a bowler in the Caribbean in ODIs, next only to the 1.10 (10-4-11-2) by Ian Bradshaw for the West Indies vs Bangladesh at Kingstown on May 15, 2004.
# Asad Shafiq's third duck vs West Indies is his fifth in ODIs. In his last four innings, he has registered three ducks vs West Indies.
# Misbah-ul-Haq's 26th fifty (52) in ODIs is his sixth vs West Indies. The said innings is his eleventh fifty as captain.
# Misbah is the first Pakistani batsman to manage 600 runs in ODIs in 2013 - his tally being 600 at an average of 54.54 in 14 matches.
# Shahid Afridi (76 off 55 balls) has posted his highest score vs West Indies, bettering the 67 at Sharjah on December 12, 1997. His fourth fifty vs West Indies is his 35th in ODIs.
# Afridi's aforesaid innings is the highest by a Pakistani batsman against the West Indies at Providence Stadium, obliterating the 55 by Mohammad Hafeez vs West Indies on May 5, 2011.
# The three leading six-hitters in ODIs this year are - Brendon McCullum (16), Johnson Charles (15) and Shahid Afridi (15).
# Afridi and Misbah were involved in a stand of 120 - Pakistan's highest sixth-wicket stand vs West Indies in ODIs, eclipsing the 73 between Imran Khan and Salim Yousuf at Lahore on October 16, 1987.
# The aforesaid partnership is Pakistan's second highest sixth-wicket stand in ODIs, next only to the 144 between Imran Khan and Shahid Mahboob vs Sri Lanka at Leeds on June 16, 1983.
# Shahid Afridi (7/12) has produced his best bowling performance in ODIs, outstripping the six for 38 vs Australia at Dubai (DSC) on April 22, 2009.
# Afridi's figures are the best by a Pakistani bowler in ODIs and the second best in the history, next only to Chaminda Vaas' 8 for 19 for Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe at Colombo, SSC on December 8, 2001.
# Anil Kumble's figures of six for 12 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on November 27, 1993 were the previous best by a bowler vs West Indies in ODIs.
# Afridi has received his 30th Man of the Match award in ODIs. He has extended his record for Pakistan.
# Interestingly, in his last six ODIs, Afridi had failed to take a single wicket.
# Afridi has bagged five wickets or more in an innings nine times in ODIs, joining Waqar Younis (13), Muttiah Muralitharan (10) and Brett Lee (9).
# Afridi is the first all-rounder to post a fifty apart from claiming seven wickets in an ODI. He is also the only all-rounder to accomplish the double of a 50 and five wickets in the same match three times - his previous two instances being 61 and 5/40 vs England at Lahore on October 27, 2000 and 75 and 5 for 35 vs Sri Lanka at Sharjah on November 20, 2011. (No other all-rounder has achieved the said feat even twice).
# Overall, sixteen instances of a fifty or more and five wickets or more have been recorded in the same match in ODIs.
# Afridi (355 wickets at 33.65 runs apiece in 355 matches) is the third Pakistani bowler after Wasim Akram (502) and Waqar Younis (416) and the eighth to complete 350 wickets or more in ODIs.
# Previously, only two South African bowlers have claimed five wickets in an innings at Providence Stadium, Guyana - Charl Langeveldt's five for 39 vs Sri lanka in the ICC World Cup on March 28, 2007 and Andre Nel's five for 45 vs Bangladesh on April 7, 2007.
# Johnson Charles' first duck vs Pakistan is his third in ODIs. He has recorded his first golden duck in ODIs.