4th Match, West Indies v Pakistan, Statistical Highlights

  • It was the 1588th ODI in cricket history.

  • It was the 91st ODI between these two sides.The record now reads: West Indies 57, Pakistan 32, Tied 2.

  • It was the 12th ODI between these two sides on West Indian soil. The record now reads : West Indies 9, Pakistan 2, Tied 1.

  • It was West Indies' 396th and Pakistan's 463rd match.

  • Umpires Steve Bucknor and B. Morgan were officiating in their 73rd and tenth match respectively.

  • The wicket of Wavell Hinds was 150th for Mushtaq Ahmed. Playing in his 133rd match Mushtaq became sixth Pakistani and 24th bowler overall to complete his 150 wickets.

  • Pakistan's total (117) was its lowest against West Indies in West Indies.Infact it was only second time when Pakistan was dismissed in a match in West Indies. The only other such occasion took place at Portof-Spain on 18-03-1988. Pakistan made 265 then. Pakistan's previous lowest in a match on West Indian soil (in which it played its full quota of 50 overs) was 166 for 9 at Port-of-Spain on 15-03-1988.

  • Pakistan's total was also the third lowest by a side on West Indian soil. England had made 114 at Bridgetown on 19-03-1986 and New Zealand had made 116 at Port-of-Spain on 17-04-1985.

  • Franklyn Rose became 18th West Indian bowler to capture five wickets in a match.His figures (5-23) were the best for West Indies against Pakistan in all matches -home or awayputting into shade Ian Bishop's 5 for 25 at Brisbane on 09-01-1993. The previous best for WestIndies against Pakistan on home soil was Curtly Ambrose's 4 for 35 at St.John's on 15-03- 1988. Incidentally Rose's previous personal best was 3 for 25 against India at Port-of-Spain on 26-04-1997.

  • Rose, infact, became only the fourth bowler to take five wickets in a match in West Indies after Colin Croft (6 for 15, v England at Kingstown on 04-02-1981), Tony Gray (6-50, v Australia at Port-of-Spain on 09-03-1991) and Sanath Jayasuriya (5 for 58,v West Indies at Port-of-Spain on 06-06- 1997).

  • Rose's figures were the fourth joint best by any bowler against Pakistan after Australia's Carl Rackemann's 5 for 16 at Adelaide on 30-01-1984, India's Saurav Ganguly's 5 for 16 at Toronto on 18-09-1997, India's Arshad Ayub's 5 for 21 at Dhaka on 31-10-1988 and Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan's 5 for 23 at Benoni on 15-04-1998.

  • Curtly Ambrose's figures (8-2-12-1) were the most economical by a bowler in an eight-over spell against Pakistan. South Africa's Shaun Pollock had conceded 13 runs in his 8 overs at Cape Town on 23-04- 1998. The following table lists the most economical eight over bowling spells against Pakistan in ODIs.O-M-R-WBowlerCountry VenueDate8-2-12-1Curtly AmbroseWest Indies Kingstown 12-04-20008-1-13-0Shaun PollockSouth Africa Cape Town 23-04-19988-0-14-2Courtney WalshWest Indies Sharjah12-12-19978-1-15-0Michael HoldingWest Indies Perth19-12-19818-2-15-2Heath StreakZimbabwe Karachi24-12-1993
    Note : England's Derek Pringle had the figures of 8.2-5-8-3 at Adelaide on 01-03-1992.

  • The victory was West Indies' first against Pakistan in last seven matches. West Indies had last beaten Pakistan on 29-10- 1998 at Dhaka.

  • Franklyn Rose won his maiden Man of the Match award in his 18th match. Interestingly in all the three matches played by West Indies in this series, the players were winning their maiden awards.