Stats Highlights, Ind v WI - 1st ODI
Cuttack, Nov 29: A nervy low-scorer at a packed Barabati stadium ended with the hosts scraping through to a one-wicket win, just their second win by a single wicket in their entire ODI history. In the end, it was Rohit Sharma’s career-best 72 that ensured victory for India and made it ten straight wins for them at home. Take a look at the numbers that matter from India’s thrilling win.
- This was the 102nd ODI between India and West Indies. The record reads: India – 43, West Indies – 56, Tied – 1 and No result – 2.
- This was the third match between the two sides at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack. India have won all three encounters.
- Virender Sehwag was leading India for the eighth time in an ODI. He had last captained India against Sri Lanka at Kolkata on December 24, 2009.
- Darren Bravo (60) made his sixth fifty in ODIs in his 29th ODI innings – his second in seven innings against India.
- Varun Aaron has now taken six wickets in two ODIs; all six have been bowled.
- Virat Kohli surpassed Shane Watson’s tally of 1,139 runs to become the second-highest run-getter in ODIs in 2011 behind only England’s Jonathan Trott (1,315).
- Kemar Roach reached the 50-wicket mark in ODIs with the dismissal of Virat Kohli. He became the 28th West Indies player to do so.
- Rohit Sharma (72) made his highest ODI score in India, surpassing his 52 against Pakistan at Jaipur on November 18, 2007.
- India registered a one-wicket win for only the second time in their ODI history. The only other such instance had come against New Zealand at Auckland on January 11, 2003.
- This was India’s tenth consecutive win at home, easily their best such sequence of wins.
- Of the last 26 games played at home, India have lost only two ODIs (both vs South Africa). They won 22, one match was tied and one was abandoned.