April 7, 2000

Second Match, West Indies v Zimbabwe, Statistical Highlights

  • It was the 1585th ODI in cricket history.

  • It was West Indies' 395th match. The record now reads: won 237, lost 146, tied 5 and abandoned 7.

  • It was Zimbabwe's 148th match. The record now reads: won 38, lost 102, tied 4 and abandoned 4.

  • It was the eighth match between these two sides. West Indies have won all eight.

  • Umpires Steve Bucknor and B Morgan were officiating in their 72nd and ninth match respectively. While Ranjan Madugalle was officiating as ICC referee in his 75th match.

  • Wavell Hinds scored his first ODI hundred in his 14th match. His previous highest was 65 against Pakistan at Singapore on 18-09-1999.

  • Hinds' innings was the highest for West Indies against Zimbabwe obliterating Gordon Greenidge's 105* at Worcester on 13-06-1983.

  • The fourth wicket unbroken partnership of 125 runs between Wavell Hinds and Chris Gayle was West Indies' best for this wicket against Zimbabwe in all matches. This obliterated the previous highest of 92 between Desmond Haynes and Roland Holder at Hyderabad on 21-11-1993.

  • The total (280-3) was West Indies' highest against Zimbabwe in eight matches. This obliterated the previous highest of 264 for 8 in 50 overs at Brisbane on 29-02-1992.

  • The opening wicket stand of 23 runs between Grant Flower and Craig Wishart equalled Zimbabwe's best for this wicket against West Indies. Flower brothers were involved in an identical partnership at Hyderabad on 21-11-1993.

  • Reon King completed his 50 wickets in his 33rd match with the wicket of Dirk Viljoen. He became 16th West Indian and 119th bowler overall to do so.

  • Heath Streak, on 2, completed his 1000 runs in ODIs in his 90th match (77th innings). He became ninth Zimbabwean and 138th batsman overall to do so.

  • Wavell Hinds won his maiden Man of the Match award. He became 45th West Indian to win an award.

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