There were two centuries and several other stellar performances but Pakistan managed to ease to a win against India.
New Delhi: Pakistan began their ODI campaign in India on a winning note as the Chennai match on Sunday was sealed by six wickets. A look at the statistical highlights from the match.
# Mohammad Hafeez has registered his first duck against India - his 12th in ODIs.
Story first published on: Sunday, 30 December 2012 19:40
# Younis Khan has posted his seventh fifty against India - his 48th in ODIs.
# Ravichandran Ashwin (31 not out) has posted his highest score in ODIs in India. He had posted 31 against the West Indies at Ahmedabad on December 5, 2011.
# Nasir Jamshed (101 not out) has recorded his second highest score in ODIs, behind the 112 against India at Mirpur on March 18, 2012. Both Nasir's centuries have been registered by him against India in ODIs.
# Nasir is averaging 266.00 against India in ODIs - 266 runs at an average of 266.00, including two centuries and a fifty, in three matches - his scores are 53 retired not out at Karachi on July 2, 2008, 112 at Mirpur on March 18, 2012 and 101 not out at Chennai on December 30, 2012.
# Pakistan's convincing six-wicket triumph is their 70th in 122 ODIs against India (lost 48 and NR 4) - success % 59.32. At Chepauk, Pakistan have won both their ODIs against India
# On Indian soil, Pakistan have won 18 and lost 10 out of 28 contested against India in ODIs.
# The top four Indian players have been clean bowled for the first time in an innings in ODIs - the seventh such instance in ODIs overall.
# With 307 runs at an average of 153.50 in four ODIs, Dhoni is the top run-getter in ODIs at Chepauk, Chennai. He has posted two centuries at this venue.
# Junaid Khan (4/43) has recorded his best bowling figures against a Test-playing side in ODIs - his best figures are 4 for 12 against Ireland at Belfast on May 28, 2011. Only twice he has bagged four wickets in an innings.
# Junaid's above performance is the second best by a Pakistani bowler in ODIs at Chepauk. Aaqib Javed had taken 5 for 61 against India on May 21, 1997.
# Suresh Raina and Mahendra Singh Dhoni added 73 - India's highest sixth-wicket partnership against Pakistan in ODIs on Indian soil.
# Raina's 43 is his highest score against Pakistan in ODIs in India.
# Ashwin and Dhoni put on 125 (unbroken) - India's highest for the seventh wicket in ODIs, eclipsing the 102 between Ajit Agarkar and Hemang Badani against Australia at Melbourne on February 6, 2004.
# The above unbroken partnership is the highest for the seventh wicket against Pakistan in ODIs. The said stand is the third highest for this wicket-position in ODIs
# Dhoni (113 not out off 125 balls ) has posted his eighth century in ODIs - his second against Pakistan.
# Dhoni's strike rate of 90.40 is his lowest when he has recorded a hundred. He has posted five centuries as captain in ODIs. He became the first captain-cum-wicketkeeper to registered a hundred against Pakistan in Limited-Overs Internationals.
# Dhoni has extended his record for most hundreds (five) as captain-cum-wicketkeper in ODIs.
# Dhoni has got his first Man of the Match award in a losing cause in ODIs. Overall, he has received 17 Man of the Match awards in ODIs - his fourth against Pakistan. He has recorded two centuries in a losing cause in ODIs - his first being 107 against Sri Lanka at Nagpur on December 18, 2009.
# During the course of his captain's innings, Dhoni has become the seventh Indian player to complete his 7,000 runs in ODIs - 7021 at an average of 52.00 in 212 matches. His tally includes 174 at an average of 87.00 in three matches for Asia XI).
# Dhoni is one of the three wicketkeepers to make 7,000 runs or more in ODIs, the other two being Kumar Sangakkara (10,022 at an average of 40.24 in 293 games) and Adam Gilchrist (9,410 at an average of 35.64 in 282 games).
# Mohammad Hafeez's economy rate of 2.60 is his best ever against India in ODIs (minimum ten overs).
# Nasir and Younis Khan were associated in a stand of 112 - Pakistan's eighth century partnership for the third wicket against India in ODIs.
# Misbah-ul-Haq (3011 runs at an average of 41.81 in 107 matches) has become the third player to aggregate 3000 runs without having a century in ODIs, joining Wasim Akram(3717) and Moin Khan (3266).
# Misbah became the 14th batsman to mmanage 3,000 runs or more for Pakistan in ODIs.
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the second Indian bowler after Sadagoppan Ramesh to take a wicket off the first ball in ODIs.