It was the 1618th ODI in cricket history.
It was England's 316th and West Indies' 406th ODI.
It was the 61st match between these two sides. The record now
reads : West Indies 32, England 26, abandoned 3.
PJ Franks and RR Sarwan became 158th and 101st player to
represent England and West Indies in ODIs respectively.
Jimmy Adams, on 8, completed his 2000 runs in ODIs. He was
playing his 117th match and 95th innings. He became the 11th West
Indian and the 88th batsman in ODI history to reach this milestone.
Only Wasim Akram (215) and Moin Khan (133) of Pakistan have
taken more matches than Adams to complete 2000 runs. The
accompanying table lists batsmen taking maximum matches to reach
2000 run mark :
Player (Country) Matches Inns
Wasim Akram (Pak) 215 165
Moin Khan (Pak) 133 111
Jimmy Adams (WI) 117 95
Romesh Kaluwitharana (SL) 115 111
Robin Singh (Ind) 114 94
Imran Khan (Pak) 113 96
Hasan Tillekeratne (SL) 111 96
Ijaz Ahmed (Pak) 110 96
Ian Botham (Eng) 109 100
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) 107 99
Chris Harris (NZ) 107 95
Gus Logie (WI) 104 87
Carl Hooper (WI) 104 90
Guy Whittall (Zim) 103 100
Ravi Shastri (Ind) 102 81
Kapil Dev (Ind) 100 92
England's total (192) is the second lowest total in a completed
innings in ODI cricket that includes an individual hundred.
England's total exceeded the alltime record by just one
run. Damien Martyn had scored 116 not out in Australia's total
of 191 against New Zealand at Auckland on 03-03-2000.
Incidentally the lowest ever total (not necessarily the
completed innings) to include an individual hundred
is 159 for three by England in 45.3 overs with Dennis Amiss
scoring 100 against New Zealand at Swansea on 18-07-1973.
Stewart became the fifth Englishman to score hundred in successive
innings after David Gower, Graham Gooch, Nick Knight and Graeme
The catch of Nasser Hussain was the 100th dismissal for Ridley
Jacobs. He became the second West Indian after Jeff Dujon and the 15th
keeper in the world to reach this milestone. By taking 62nd
matches for his century of dismissals, Jacobs became fastest to
accomplish this feat. The previous record was held by South
Africa's Mark Boucher with 67 matches (Australia's Adam
Gilchrist also took 67 matches to complete his 100 victims
behind the stumps but he had also appeared in five matches as a
specialist batsman, thus making a total of 72 matches for his 100
The victory was West Indies' first away from home in the last 14
matches. West Indies' last win on foreign soil came against Sri
Lanka at Sharjah on 13-10-1999.
The margin of 3 runs was the third narrowest for West Indies
against England. It had beaten England by 2 runs at Melbourne on
20-01-1980 and by an identical margin at Kingstown on 04-02-1981.
Chris Gayle won his maiden Man of the Match award.
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