Stats: Dhawan first to post three tons in 2013
Statistical highlights of the second cricket ODI between India and Zimbabwe being played in Harare on Friday.
Shikhar Dhawan (116 off 127 balls) recorded his career-best score in ODIs, eclipsing the 114 off 94 balls vs South Africa at Cardiff on June 6, 2013.
# Dhawan registered his third century in ODIs - one each in Harare, Cardiff and The Oval.
# Dhawan received his second Man of the Match award in ODIs - his first was against South Africa for posting 114 at Cardiff on June 6, 2013.
# Dhawan became the first batsman to post three centuries in ODIs in 2013. He is the top run-scorer for India in ODIs this year - 631 runs at an average of 57.36 in twelve games.
# Vusi Sibanda (55) recorded his 19th fifty in ODIs – his first vs India. With 345 runs in seven games at an average of 57.50, including a hundred and two fifties, he is the leading run-getter for Zimbabwe in ODIs in 2013.
Image: Shikhar Dhawan
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Undakat registers best bowling performance in ODIs
Jaydev Unadkat (4/41) registered his best bowling figures in ODIs.
# Unadkat has become the third Indian bowler to capture four wickets or more vs Zimbabwe at Harare - the first two being Irfan Pahan - 5 for 27 and Ajit Agarkar - 4 for 18 – on August 29, 2005.
# India have won seven and lost two out of nine ODIs vs Zimbabwe at Harare.
# Dinesh Karthik recorded his first fifty as a wicketkeeper - his seventh in ODIs. His first half-century vs Zimbabwe is his highest overseas - his second highest behind the 79 vs South Africa at Gwalior on February 24, 2010.
# Dhawan and Karthik were associated in a partnership of 167 - India's highest fifth-wicket partnership vs Zimbabwe in ODIs.
Image: Jaydev Undakat
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Utseya and Chigumbura combined well for Zimbabwe
Rohit Sharma became the first player to appear in 100 ODIs without appearing in Tests.
# Vinay Kumar (27 not out) has posted his highest score in ODIs.
# Elton Chigumbura (46 off 58 balls) has recorded his highest score vs India in ODIs, eclipsing the 43 not out at Harare on July 24, 2013.
# Prosper Utseya (52 not out) posted his first fifty vs India - his fourth in ODIs.
# Utseya and Chigumbura shared a 88-run stand- Zimbabwe's highest seventh-wicket partnership vs India in ODIs in Zimbabwe and the second highest behind the 93 (unbroken) between Sean Ervine and Heath Streak at Hobart on January 14,2004.
Image: Elton Chigumbura
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