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4th Match, India v West Indies, Coca Cola Cup, Statistical Highlights

It was the 1731st ODI in cricket history

Rajneesh Gupta
01-Jul-2001
  • It was the 1731st ODI in cricket history.
  • It was India's 467th and West Indies' 426th match.
  • It was the 64th match between these two sides. The record now reads :India 22,West Indies 40,tied one and abandoned one.
  • Umpires C Coventry and QJ Goosen were officiating in their third and eighth match respectively.
  • Harvinder Singh was making a comeback into Indian side after more than two years. He had last appeared for India against Australia at Sharjah on April 22,1998 thus missing 110 matches in between. Only Ashish Kapoor (157) and Robin Singh (146) have missed more matches in between two consecutive appearances for India than Harvinder. Harvinder's new ball partner Debasis Mohanty was also making a comeback into Indian side after missing 35 matches.
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul was playing his 100th match. He became 17th West Indian and 113th player overall to do so.
  • Mohanty, at the end of this match, has a tally of 50 wickets from 35 games in `away' matches with an average of 25.18 and strike rate of 30.92 . Interestingly he has taken only 6 wickets in 7 matches at home soil with an average of 49.00 and strike rate of 55.00 !!
  • Mohanty thus became the 11th Indian to aggregate 50 wickets in a career in `away' matches. Only Manoj Prabhakar (33) and Ajit Agarkar (33) have completed 50 wickets on foreign soil in lesser matches than Mohanty. However Mohanty now holds the Indian record of being the fastest to capture 50 wickets on foreign soil (1546 till the end of this match) The previous record for India was held by Manoj Prabhakar who had bowled 1700 balls for his 50 wickets. The table `A' gives details of Indian bowlers with most wickets in `away' matches , while table `B' lists Indian bowlers in terms of ball required. Table `A' : Most `away' wickets by Indian Bowlers

  • Wkts

    Bowler

    M

    Balls

    Runs

    Ave

    Best

    SR

    RpO

    5W

    171

    J Srinath

    124

    6529

    4844

    28.33

    5/23

    38.18

    4.45

    1

    168

    A Kumble

    137

    7235

    5024

    29.90

    5/33

    43.07

    4.17

    1

    153

    N Kapil Dev

    140

    7137

    4228

    27.63

    5/43

    46.65

    3.55

    1

    129

    BKV Prasad

    113

    5718

    4395

    34.07

    5/27

    44.33

    4.61

    1

    92

    M Prabhakar

    65

    3244

    2209

    24.01

    4/25

    35.26

    4.09

    0

    77

    RJ Shastri

    93

    4281

    2875

    37.34

    5/15

    55.60

    4.03

    1

    70

    AB Agarkar

    49

    2648

    2250

    32.14

    4/35

    37.83

    5.10

    0

    59

    RMH Binny

    50

    2233

    1560

    26.44

    4/29

    37.85

    4.19

    0

    52

    SR Tendulkar

    181

    3510

    2863

    55.06

    4/34

    67.50

    4.89

    0

    51

    S Madan Lal

    39

    1946

    1220

    23.92

    4/20

    38.16

    3.76

    0

    50

    DS Mohanty

    35

    1546

    1259

    25.18

    4/56

    30.92

    4.89

    0

    Table ?B? : 50 ?away? wickets in least balls by Indian Bowlers

    Bowler

    Mts

    Balls

    Runs

    Ave

    SR

    RpO

    Vs

    Venue

    Date

    DS Mohanty

    35

    1546

    1259

    25.18

    30.92

    4.89

    WI

    Bulawayo

    30-06-2001

    M Prabhakar

    33

    1700

    1077

    21.54

    34.00

    3.80

    WI

    Melbourne

    16-01-1992

    AB Agarkar

    33

    1757

    1538

    30.76

    35.14

    5.25

    Pak

    Sharjah

    23-03-2000

    RMH Binny

    40

    1774

    1255

    25.10

    35.48

    4.24

    NZ

    Adelaide

    25-01-1986

    S Madan Lal

    38

    1892

    1195

    23.90

    37.84

    3.79

    WI

    Sharjah

    30-11-1986

    J Srinath

    38

    1963

    1406

    28.12

    39.26

    4.30

    Pak

    Sharjah

    22-04-1994

    BKV Prasad

    40

    2025

    1605

    32.10

    40.50

    4.76

    Pak

    Colombo SSC

    20-07-1997

    N Kapil Dev

    41

    2240

    1336

    26.20

    43.92

    3.58

    Pak

    Melbourne

    10-03-1985

    A Kumble

    42

    2262

    1463

    28.69

    44.35

    3.88

    Pak

    Sharjah

    15-04-1996

    RJ Shastri

    52

    2494

    1560

    30.59

    48.90

    3.75

    SL

    Sharjah

    25-03-1988

    SR Tendulkar

    173

    3336

    2716

    54.32

    66.72

    4.88

    NZ

    Nairobi Gym

    15-10-2000

    • Just for the record, Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar has taken 50 `away' wickets in least balls ?1283 to be exact. Shoaib also shares the record of being the fastest with West Indian Andy Roberts in terms of least matches. Both Shoaib and Roberts captured their 50th wicket in 27th match.
  • Mohanty's figures of 10-1-18-3 (RpO 1.80) equalled the most economical figures by an Indian medium pace bowler in a ten over spell against West Indies. He equalled India's Kapil Dev's figures of 10-3-18-2 in the Hero Cup final at Calcutta on November 27,1993.
  • Ridley Jacobs (53* and three dismissals) was performing the allround feat of scoring 50 runs and effecting three dismissals in the same match for the third time in his career. The other such occasions for him came against New Zealand. Jacobs made 80* and held 5 catches at Southampton on May 24,1999.He followed it up with 65 runs and three catches at Auckland on January 2,2000.
  • Sachin Tendulkar won his 40th Man of the Match award in 271st match. This was also his fifth award against West Indies which equals Pakistan's Imran Khan's record of most award against West Indies.