India vs Zimbabwe stats: India record 5-0 clean sweep for first time on foreign soil
India have won eight successive games this year - one vs West Indies, two vs Sri Lanka followed by five vs Zimbabwe in the just concluded series.
# India, with their seven-wicket triumph, have sealed a 5-0 clean sweep for the first time on foreign soil - their fourth in ODIs. India's first 5-0 clean sweep was against England in 2008-09, followed by against New Zealand in 2010-11 and England in 2011-12.
# India have won all five bilateral series vs Zimbabwe in ODIs (one-off series excluded). (Read match report)
# India enjoy winning percentage of 80.35 vs Zimbabwe in ODIs - 44 wins out of 56 played (Lost 10 and Tied 2). (Kohli credits Dhoni for his success as captain)
# India have won eight successive games this year - one vs West Indies, two vs Sri Lanka followed by five vs Zimbabwe in the just concluded series.
# Amit Mishra's excellent figures of six for 48 are his career-best in ODIs, obliterating the 4 for 31 vs West Indies at Port of Spain on June 8, 2011.
# Mishra's aforesaid figures are the third best by an Indian bowler at number sixth position, next only to the six for 12 by Anil Kumble vs West Indies at Kolkata on November 27, 1993 and six for 27 by Murali Kartik vs. Australia at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on October 17, 2007. (Highlights)
# Mishra's figures of six for 48 are the seventh best at number sixth position in ODIs - the best being Shahid Afridi's 7 for 12 vs West Indies at Providence on July 14, 2013.
# Mishra is the first bowler to take six wickets in India-Zimbabwe ODIs, surpassing the five for 27 by Irfan Pathan at Harare on August 29, 2005.
# Apart from Mishra, Kumble and Kartik, Ajit Agarkar, Ashish Nehra (twice) and Sreesanth are other Indian bowlers to have captured six wickets in an innings in ODIs.
# Mishra is the third bowler to capture six wickets in an innings vs Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe in ODIs, joining Fidel Edwards (WI) and Ajantha Mendis (Zimbabwe).
# Amit Mishra has taken his tally of wickets to 18 at an average of 11.61 in five matches, establishing a world record for most wickets in five matches in a bilateral series. With this, he has equalled Javagal Srinath's tally of 18 (ave.11.16) in seven matches vs New Zealand in New Zealand in 2002-03.
# Mishra's aforesaid tally is also a record by a spinner in a bilateral series in ODIs, surpassing Ajantha Mendis' 15 (ave.8.60) in five matches vs Zimbabwe in 2008-09.
# Mishra has received his second Man of the Match award in ODIs - his first was also against Zimbabwe at Harare on July 28, 2013.
# Jaydev Unadkat (6-1-8-1) has produced an economy rate of 1.33 - the best by a bowler in India-Zimbabwe ODIs (minimum 30 balls).
# Brendan Taylor has recorded successive ducks for the first time in ODIs. In his last four innings, he has registered three ducks. In a five-ODI series, he is the only captain to post three ducks.
# For the first time in an ODI series, Taylor has registered three ducks. His series average is 7.00 - 35 runs in five innings with a strike rate of 42.16.
# Elton Chigumbura, with 159 runs at an average of 53.00 in five matches, has topped the run-charts for Zimbabwe in the just concluded series.
# Ravindra Jadeja took his tally of wickets to 38 at an average of 18.86 in 22 matches - the most by a bowler in ODIs in 2013.
# Dinesh Karthik took his tally of dismissals to 9 - all caught - his best performance in a series.
# Sean Williams (51 off 65 balls) has posted his first fifty vs India - his 14th in ODIs.
# Shikhar Dhawan became the first Indian batsman to manage 200 runs in the just concluded series - 209 at an average of 52.25 in four ODIs.
# Dhawan's aggregate of 707 (ave.54.38) in 14 matches is the highest by an Indian player in ODIs in 2013.
# Rahane (50) has recorded his third fifty in ODIs - two vs England and one vs Zimbabwe. His last fifty in ODIs was 91 vs England at Mohali on October 20, 2011.
# Ravindra Jadeja (48 not out) is averaging 87.50 vs Zimbabwe in ODIs - his aggregate being 175 in four innings (twice not out), including two fifties.