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Stats: Amit Mishra sets Indian record in bilateral series

July 29, 2013 10:06 IST

Stats: Amit Mishra sets Indian record in bilateral series

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India beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets to take an assailable 3-0 lead in the five match ODI series at Harare Sports Club ground on Sunday.

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A disciplined India notched up a convincing win to seal the five-match series in the Harare-leg itself.

Rediff.com brings the statistical highlights of the third ODI.

# It was a four star performance from Amit Mishra (four for 47) as he produced his second four-wicket haul in ODIs. His career-best figures are four for 31 vs West Indies at Port of Spain on June 8, 2011.

# Leg-spinner  Mishra became the fourth Indian bowler after Irfan Pathan (five), Ajit Agarkar, Jaydev Unadkat to capture four wickets or more against Zimbabwe at Harare in ODIs.

# Mishra took his tally for the series to nine at an average of 15 in three matches, has set an Indian record in a bilateral series in Zimbabwe in ODIs. Only once in his career, he has taken 10 or more wickets in a series -- 11 at an average of 18.09 in five matches in West Indies in 2011.

# Mishra received his first Man-of-the-match award in ODIs.


Image: Amit Mishra
Photographs: Harry Engels/Getty Images

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India's winning percentage 75

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# The world champions have an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match, One-day series, thanks to their first ever instance of three wins in a row in a bilateral series in Zimbabwe.

# India have won six consecutive ODIs -- three each at Port of Spain and Harare.

# India have won 15 and lost five out of 20 ODIs played in 2013 – with a winning percentage of 75.

# Zimbabwe's defeat by seven wickets is their 100th out of 150 contested at home (Won 45, NR 3 and Tied 2).


Image: Suresh Raina with Ravindra Jadeja


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Kohli impressive

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# Virat Kohli has taken captaincy of the Indian cricket team like fish takes to water.  Kohli became the first player to average 60-plus in chases (minimum 2000 runs) -- his aggregate being 2915 at an average of 60.72, including 9 hundreds and 16 fifties.

# Kohli's 24th ODI fifty is his first vs Zimbabwe. As an Indian skipper, he has registered two hundreds and a fifty in ODIs.

# Mohammad Shami (2/25) recorded his best bowling figures in ODIs.

# Dinesh Karthik has effected four dismissals as a wicketkeeper in an ODI for the first time.

# Ambati Rayudu (33) recorded his second highest score in ODIs behind the 63 not out at Harare on July 24, 2013. He has amassed 101 (ave. 50.50) in three ODIs.

# Sean Williams (45 off 53 balls) has posted his highest score vs India in ODIs.


Image: Virat Kohli
Photographs: BCCI

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