Stats Analysis

Shakib, Mashrafe complete 200 wickets

Stats highlights from Bangladesh's historic victory against South Africa in Chittagong

Bishen Jeswant
Bishen Jeswant
Tamim Iqbal guided Bangladesh to a series win with a 77-ball 61, Bangladesh v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Chittagong, July 15, 2015

Tamim Iqbal has made more 50-plus scores than any other Bangladesh batsman in ODIs  •  AFP

9 Wickets by which Bangladesh won the third ODI, their joint-biggest margin of victory in ODIs. It was also the first time they beat a Test nation other than Zimbabwe by a margin of nine wickets.
4 Consecutive bilateral ODI series that Bangladesh have won. They won 5-0 against Zimbabwe, 3-0 against Pakistan, 2-1 against India, and now 2-1 against South Africa.
6 Times both Bangladesh openers have made a 50-plus score against a Test nation other than Zimbabwe. They have done this twice each against India and Pakistan, and once each against New Zealand, and now South Africa.
154 Bangladesh's opening partnership in this game, their highest against South Africa for any wicket. Their opening pair had never posted a half-century stand in 16 previous innings against South Africa. This was Bangladesh's highest opening stand in ODIs against a Test nation other than Zimbabwe.
49.4 Soumya Sarkar's batting average, the highest for any Bangladesh batsman in their ODI history. Soumya has scored 692 runs from 16 ODIs, including one hundred and four fifties, at a strike rate of 102.5.
1 Bangladesh players who have completed the all-round double of 4000 runs and 200 wickets - Shakib Al Hasan became the first during this ODI. Overall, he is the seventh player to do this. This list does not include a single player from Australia, India, England, West Indies or Zimbabwe.
200 ODI wickets taken by Mashrafe Mortaza, making him the third Bangladesh bowler to take 200 ODI wickets. He and Shakib Al Hasan both reached the 200-wicket mark during this ODI. However, Mortaza has taken only 199 wickets when playing for Bangladesh. He took the other wicket when representing Asia XI against Africa XI in 2007.
37 Fifty-plus scores for Tamim Iqbal in ODIs, the most for any Bangladesh batsman. He went past Shakib Al Hasan in this ODI, who has 36 such scores.
7 Consecutive ODI innings for Hashim Amla without a 50-plus score, the longest such streak of his ODI career. His second-longest streak is six matches, right at the start of his career.
3 ODIs played in Chittagong since 2012. During the same period, the Shere Bangla National Stadium at Mirpur has hosted 35 ODIs while the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium at Fatullah has hosted six.
8.2 Average number of overs per match bowled by Mortaza while not captaining Bangladesh. Since being made captain of Bangladesh, he has only bowled 7.4 overs per ODI.
123 Wickets taken by Shakib Al Hasan in Bangladesh, the most for any bowler. During this ODI, he went past Abdur Razzak who took 122 wickets in Bangladesh.
17.5 Quinton de Kock's batting average in 2015. De Kock made his debut in 2013 and averaged 46.3 that year, and 41.2 in 2014. He made 10 fifty-plus scores in those two years (including six hundreds), but only one such score this year. Click here to see his batting career summary.
150 ODIs played by Tamim Iqbal, making him the sixth Bangladesh player to play 150-plus ODIs. Mohammad Ashraful played 175 ODIs for Bangladesh, the most.

Bishen Jeswant is a stats sub editor with ESPNcricinfo