June 5, 2000

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 occasions.

  • 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 10-10-1997.

  • 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 31-03-1986.

  • 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:

    RPO

    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 details :

    Most economical figures in ODIs (Qualification 5 overs):

    RPO

    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.