# Shikhar Dhawan (116) has registered his highest score in ODIs, bettering the 114 vs South Africa at Cardiff on June 6, 2013.
# Dhawan's aforesaid innings is his third century in ODIs - all three away from home. He is the first player to hit three hundreds this year in ODIs. (Read match report)
# Dhawan has managed 631 runs at an average of 57.36 in twelve ODIs in 2013, including three hundreds and two fifties. He is the leading Indian run-getter in ODIs this year.
# Dhawan is averaging 50.30 in a winning cause in ODIs - 654 runs in fourteen matches, including three hundreds and three fifties. (Match in pics)
# Dhawan has got his second Man of the Match award in ODIs - one each vs South Africa and Zimbabwe.
# Since posting 114 vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on May 28, 2010, Rohit Sharma has made 13, 20 & 1 against them in his next three innings.
# Dinesh Karthik's seventh fifty in ODIs is his first as a wicketkeeper. (Also read: Fourth ODI postponed by a day)
# Karthik's first fifty vs Zimbabwe is his highest away from home in ODIs - his second highest overall, next only to the 79 vs South Africa at Gwalior on February 24, 2010.
# Dhawan and Karthik were involved in a stand of 167 - India's highest fifth-wicket partnership vs Zimbabwe in ODIs. The said partnership is the highest for any wicket for India in ODIs at Harare.
# India (294/8) have registered their highest total vs Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe in ODIs, surpassing the 285 for five at Bulawayo on May 28, 2010.
# Rohit is the first player to appear in 100 ODIs without appearing in Tests (players from non-Test playing countries excluded).
# Vinay Kumar (27 not out) has registered his highest score in ODIs, bettering the 18 vs West Indies at Cuttack on November 29, 2011.
# Brian Vitori (2/27) enjoys an excellent record at Harare in ODIs, capturing 14 wickets in six matches at an average of 16.21.
# Vusi Sibanda (55 off 65 balls) has posted his first fifty vs India - his 19th in ODIs.
# Sibanda has played exceptionally well to manage 345 runs in seven matches at an average of 57.50, including a hundred and two fifties. He is the top run-scorer for Zimbabwe in ODIs this year.
# Brendan Taylor has recorded his tenth duck in ODIs - his first vs India.
# In his last eight innings as captain in ODIs, Taylor has made 8, 0, 39, 33, 37, 2, 12 & 0.
# Jaydev Unadkat (4/41) has produced his best bowling performance in ODIs. He is the third Indian bowler to bag four wickets or more vs Zimbabwe at Harare, joining Irfan Pahan - 5 for 27 and Ajit Agarkar - 4 for 18 - both on the same day on August 29, 2005.
# Elton Chigumbura (46 off 58 balls) has posted his highest score vs India in ODIs, bettering the 43 not out at Harare on July 24, 2013.
# Prosper Utseya (52 not out off 62 balls) has recorded his highest score vs India in ODIs - his first fifty vs India is his fourth in ODIs.
# Utseya and Chigumbura were involved in a 88-run stand - Zimbabwe's second highest seveth-wicket partnership vs India in ODIs, next only to the 93 (unbroken) between Sean Ervine and Heath Streak at Hobart on January 14, 2004.
Story first published on: Friday, 26 July 2013 19:57 IST