Bangladesh v India, 3rd ODI, Mirpur June 24, 2015

Dhoni's average the best for a No. 4

Stats highlights from the third ODI between India and Bangladesh in Mirpur

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Insights - Dhoni averages 68.40 at No. 4

68.4 MS Dhoni's average in ODIs at No. 4, the best for any batsman in ODI history (minimum 1000 runs). Dhoni has scored 1026 runs from 20 innings at a strike rate of 99.41, including one century and 10 fifties. He scored 69 runs in the third ODI.

13 Wickets taken by Mustafizur Rahman in the series, the joint-most by any bowler playing three or fewer matches in an ODI series. Ryan Harris also took 13 wickets from the three games he played during a five-match series against Pakistan in 2010.

86 Number of times India have scored 300-plus runs in an ODI innings, the most for any team, just ahead of Australia (84). However, India have only done this 64 times batting first, while Australia have done it 76 times.

20 Wickets taken by Mashrafe Mortaza in ODIs against India, the most for any Bangladesh bowler. He went past Mohammad Rafique (18) during his three-wicket haul in the third ODI.

3 Number of times each of India's top-six batsmen have scored 25 or more in the same ODI - twice against Bangladesh and once against England. India's top six in this game were Rohit Sharma (29), Shikhar Dhawan (75), Virat Kohli (25), Dhoni (69), Ambati Rayudu (44) and Suresh Raina (38). The other such instance against Bangladesh was in Dhaka in 2004.

40.6 Soumya Sarkar's batting average in ODIs, the highest for any Bangladesh batsman who has played at least 10 innings. Second on the list is Shakib Al Hasan (35.2). Sarkar opened the batting and scored 40 off 34 in this ODI.

3 Number of times Rohit and Raina were dismissed by Mustafizur during the series.Rohit was out caught in all three ODIs, while Raina was bowled twice and caught once.

158 Runs scored by Dhawan during the series, the most for any batsman. He scored two fifties and had a strike rate of 92.4. Second and third on the list were Sarkar (128) and Shakib (123).

20 Overs bowled by Raina in this series, the second-most for him in an ODI series of three or fewer matches. He bowled 22 overs during a three-match ODI series against West Indies in 2013. He also finished with figures of 3 for 45 in the last ODI, the second three-wicket haul of his ODI career.

Bishen Jeswant is a stats sub editor with ESPNcricinfo. @bishen_jeswant

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