Virat Kohli misses a hat-trick of tons at Vizag, MS Dhoni becomes 6th Indian to register 50 ODI fifties
India went on to to lose the second ODI against the West Indies by 2 wickets on Sunday but their batsman Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and MS Dhoni had statistical highs to show forth. Here are the stat highlights from the game at Vizag:
India went on to to lose the second ODI against the West Indies by 2 wickets on Sunday but their batsman Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and MS Dhoni had statistical highs to show forth. Here are the stat highlights from the game at Vizag: (2nd ODI, as it happened)
# After winning four games in succession, India have lost their first ODI at this venue.
# West Indies' 289 for eight is their highest total at this venue, eclipsing the 269 for nine vs India on December 2, 2011.
# West Indies' aforesaid total is their second highest successful chase against India in ODIs, next only to the 291 for five at Vadodara on November 18, 2002.
# Overall, West Indies' 289 for eight is their fourth highest successful chase in ODIs.
# For the second time, four fifties have been registered in West Indies' innings - the first instance being vs England at Kingstown on March 2, 1994.
# India (288/7) have recorded their highest total vs West Indies at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam, obliterating the 270 for five on December 2, 2011.
# Shikhar Dhawan has completed his 1,000 runs this year in ODIs - a feat achieved by him for the first time in a calendar year.
# Dhawan is averaging fifty-plus in ODIs in 2013 - his aggregate being 1031 (ave.51.55) in 22 matches.Â He is the third Indian and the sixth batsman to manage 1,000 runs or more in ODIs in 2013
# The top run-scorers in ODIs this year are - Virat Kohli (1218), Rohit Sharma (1155), Misbah-ul-Haq (1132), George Bailey (1098), Kumar Sangakkara (1033) and Shikhar Dhawan (1031).
# Virat Kohli has managed seven fifties in his last eight innings in ODIs - his sequence of scores being 68 not out vs Zimbabwe; 61, 100 not out, 68 and 115 not out and 0 vs Australia and 86 & 99 vs West Indies.
# Kohli's 28th fifty in ODIs is his seventh vs West Indies.
# Kohli has recorded an average of 60.00 for the first time vs West Indies in ODIs - his tally being 900 in seventeen innings, including two hundreds.
# Kohli is the only one to have recorded an average of sixty in India-West Indies ODIs.
# Kohli has been dismissed in the nervous nineties three times in ODIs - 99 and 94 vs West Indies and 91 vs Bangladesh.
# Kohli is the second Indian batsmen to register 99 vs West Indies in ODIs - the first being VVS Laxman at Nagpur on November 9, 2002.
# Of the eight instances of 99 by Indian batsmen in ODIs, Sachin Tendulkar has provided three - one each vs South Africa, England and Pakistan.
# Overall, six Indian batsmen have recorded ninety nine in ODIs - Virender Sehwag, Kris Srikkanth, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli. (Sehwag remained unbeaten).
# Kohli's 99 is his second highest score in a losing cause in ODIs, next only to the 107 vs England at Cardiff on September 16, 2011.
# Kohli has managed 5104 runs at an average of 52.61 - the most by a batsman after 115 innings in ODIs eclipsing the 5038 (ave.52.48) by Vivian Richards (WI).
# Kohli has missed his third consecutive century at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam - his sequence of scores being 118 vs Australia on October 20, 2010; 117 vs West Indies on December 2, 2011 and 99 vs West Indies on November 24, 2013.
# Kohli is the only batsman to manage 300 runs at this venue - 334 (ave.111.33) in three innings, including two hundreds and a ninety nine.
# Dhoni has posted his 50th fifty in ODIs - his fourth vs West Indies.
# Dhoni is the sixth Indian batsman to register 50 fifties or more in ODIs, joining Sachin Tendulkar (96), Rahul Dravid (82), Sourav Ganguly (71), Mohammad Azharuddin (58) and Yuvraj Singh (50).
# Dhoni is averaging 58.31 in 150 matches as captain - his tally being 5190 runs, including six hundreds and 36 fifties.
# Amongst the captains with 5000 runs or more in ODIs, Dhoni is the only one to manage an average of fifty-plus. His strike rate of 86.16 is also the highest.
# Ravi Rampaul (4/60) has captured four wickets or more in an innings four times vs India in ODIs.
# Rampaul's ODI record against India is superb, claiming 23 wickets at 22.43 runs apiece in twelve games.
# Sunil Narine's overall average in ODIs is 25.57 as compared to his average of 59.50 vs India.Â He could capture just six wickets in eight games vs India.
# Kieran Powell (59 off 70 balls) has posted his first fifty vs India - his fourth in ODIs.
# Darren Bravo's fifth fifty (50 off 54 balls) vs India is his 14th in ODIs
# Ravichandran Ashwin (2/37) has produced his best bowling figures vs West Indies in ODIs, bettering the 2 for 41 at Chennai on March 20, 2011.
# Dwayne Bravo is yet to post a fifty as captain in 21 innings in ODIs - his highest being 48 vs Pakistan at Gros Islet on July 24, 2013.
# Lendl Simmons (62 off 74 balls) has registered his fourth fifty vs India - his 13th in ODIs.Â He is the first West Indian batsman to post two fifties at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam,
# Darren Sammy (63 not out off 45 balls) has posted his highest score vs India in ODIs, eclipsing the 56 not out at The Oval on June 11, 2013.
# Sammy's aforesaid innings is his highest in a losing cause in ODIs.
# Sammy's second fifty vs India is his sixth in ODIs.Â The said innings is his second highest in ODIs, next only to the 84 off 50 balls vs Australia at Gros Islet on March 25, 2012.
# Sammy is averaging 43.12 in a winning cause in ODIs - his tally being 345 in 19 innings (eleven times not out), including two fifties.
# Sammy's first Man of the Match award vs India is his fourth in ODIs.
# Narine's second duck vs India is his sixth in ODIs.
# Jadeja (50 wickets at 22.66 in 30 matches) became the third Indian bowler after Anil Kumble (61 in 1996) and Ajit Agarkar (58 in 1998) to complete 50 wickets or more in a calendar year in ODIs.
Stats courtesy Rajesh Kumar.