Bangladesh v Pakistan, Asia Cup, Statistical Highlights
- It was the 1599th ODI in cricket history.
- It was Pakistan's 469th and Bangladesh's 40th match.
- It was the eighth match between these two sides. The record now reads:
Pakistan 7, Bangladesh 1.
- Umpires Asoka De Silva and AV Jayaprakash were officiating in their third
and seventh match.
- Pakistan's total (320-3) is the highest by any side in Asia Cup
matches. The previous highest was 319 for five in 50 overs by Pakistan also
against Bangladesh at Colombo SSC on 16-07-1997.
- Pakistan has now made a score of 300 and more on 17 occasions in ODIs. On
the other hand Bangladesh has now conceded a total of 300 plus on seven
- Khaled Mashud became first Bangladeshi `keeper not to concede a bye in a
total of 300 plus on two separate occasions. The earlier such occasion for
him was in the match against West Indies at this same venue on 09-10-1999
when West Indies made 314 for six in their stipulated 50 overs. Overall it
was the third such instance for Bangladesh with Nasir Ahmed `Nasu' being the
only other one to do so.
- Khaled Mahmud (10-0-81-0) recorded the worst figures by a Bangladeshi in
a ODI. The previous record was on the name of Shaikh Salahuddin who conceded
80 runs in his 10 overs (RPO 8.00) against Kenya at Nairobi (Gym) on
- Pakistan's victory (by 233 runs) is the largest by any side in ODI
history. The previous record was held by Australia who had beaten Sri Lanka
by 232 runs in a WSC match at Adelaide on 28-01-1985.
- Pakistan's previous largest win was recorded against Sri Lanka by 192
runs in a World Cup match at Nottingham on 14-06-1975.
- Bangladesh's total (87) is its lowest ever in ODIs. This obliterates the
previous lowest of 92 against Zimbabwe at Nairobi (Aga) on 14-10-1997.
- The total is also the lowest by any side in Asia Cup matches obliterating
the previous lowest of 94 by Bangladesh also against Pakistan at Moratuwa on
- Arshad Khan conceded only 5 runs in his eight overs, which is the most
economical analysis by a Pakistani bowler in a eight over spell in ODIs. The
previous record was on the name of Sikander Bakht who conceded 11 runs in
his 8 overs against India at Sialkot on 13-10-1978.
- Arshad's figures are also the most economical by any bowler in a 8 over
spell in ODIs. The details :
Most economical figures in 8 over spell:
0.62 8-4-5-1 Mike Hendrick Eng v Can Manchester 14-06-1979 0.62 8-4-5-1 Arshad Khan Pak v BD Dhaka 02-06-2000 0.87 8-4-7-3 Carl Rackemann Aus v Ind Trivandrum 01-10-1984 0.87 8-4-7-3 Shaun Pollock SA v Zim Port Elizabeth 06-02-2000 0.87 8-4-7-0 Andrew Caddick Eng v Zim Harare 20-02-2000
- Arshad's figures are also the 10th most economical in all ODIs. The
Most economical figures in ODIs (Qualification 5 overs):
0.30 10-8-3-4 Phil Simmons WI v Pak Sydney 17-12-1992 0.40 5-3-2-1 Dermot Reeve Eng v Pak Adelaide 01-03-1992 0.50 12-8-6-1 Bishan Bedi Ind v EA Leeds 11-06-1975 0.50 10-5-5-1 Curtly Ambrose WI v SL Sharjah 13-10-1999 0.54 7.2-4-4-2 Wasim Akram Pak v Ind Sharjah 05-12-1986 0.57 7-4-4-0 Kapil Dev Ind v WI Port-of-Spain 09-03-1989 0.60 10-6-6-5 Sunil Joshi Ind v SA Nairobi Gym 26-09-1999 0.60 5-2-3-1 Dennis Lillee Aus v Ind Sydney 08-01-1981 0.62 8-4-5-1 Mike Hendrick Eng v Can Manchester 14-06-1979 0.62 8-4-5-1 Arshad Khan Pak v BD Dhaka 02-06-2000
- Imran Nazir won Man of the Match for the second time in his career.
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