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Stats highlights: Kohli hits first century as India captain

July 06, 2013 13:03 IST

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Stand-in skipper Virat Kohli struck 102 off 83 balls as India beat West Indies by 102 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method in Port of Spain, Trinidad on Friday to get their first victory of the Tri-Nation Series.

Statistical highlights of the ODI tri-series match:

# Virat Kohli (102 off 83 balls) has posted his second century against the West Indies -- his 14th in ODIs and his first as captain.

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# Kohli has become the first captain to record a hundred at Port of Spain in ODIs. He has become the third Indian captain after Virender Sehwag (219 off 149 balls at Indore on December 8, 2011) and Rahul Dravid (105 off 102 balls at Kingston on May 18, 2006) to post a century against the West Indies in ODIs.

# In a winning cause, Kohli has posted 13 centuries -- 3263 runs in 64 matches at an average of 66.59.

# Kohli was awarded his 14th Man of the Match award in ODIs.

# Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin were associated in a stand of 90 -- India's second highest for the seventh wicket against the West Indies in ODIs, next only to the 91 between Ashwin and Rohit Sharma at Ahmedabad on December 5, 2011.


Image: Virat Kohli
Photographs: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

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# India's crushing 102-run victory is their largest in terms of runs against the West Indies in the Caribbean, eclipsing the 56-run victory on June 2, 2002.

# India have won five and lost seven out of 12 contested vs West Indies at Port of Spain in ODIs for a success percentage of 41.67.

# India, who made 311 for seven, posted their highest total against the West Indies at Port of Spain, outstripping the 260 they scored on June 2, 2002.

# This total is their second highest against the West Indies in the Caribbean in ODIs, next only to the 339 for six at Kingston on June 26, 2009.


Image: The Indian cricket team celebrates
Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

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# Shikhar Dhawan (69 off 77 balls) posted his highest score vs West Indies in the Caribbean in ODIs -- his only hundred against the West Indies is 102 not out off 107 balls at The Oval on June 11, 2013.

# Dhawan has registered two centuries and three fifties in thirteen innings in ODIs. India have won all five games when Dhawan has posted an innings of fifty or more in ODIs.

# During his 69, Dhawan hit two sixes -- a feat achieved by him for the first time in a One-Day match.

# Rohit Sharma surpassed Yuvraj Singh's tally of 362 at an average of 40.22 in 11 matches. His tally of 378 runs at an average of 54.00 in 11 games is the highest by an Indian batsman vs West Indies in the Caribbean in ODIs.

# Rohit's has an excellent batting record against the West Indies in ODIs -- his tally being 735 runs (ave.61.25) in 17 matches, including eight fifties. He remains the only batsman to average 60-plus in India-West Indies ODIs.

# Dhawan and Rohit were involved in a stand of 123 -- India's highest opening partnership in the West Indies, eclipsing the 116 (unbroken) between Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar vs West Indies on April 27, 1997.

# Dhawan and Rohit have shared three century stands -- the most by any pair in ODIs this year.

# Dhawan and Rohit have completed 500 runs in partnership-aggregate for the opening wicket, totalling 542 in eight innings, including three stands of 100-plus and two
fifty-plus, at an average of 67.75. Their average is the highest amongst the Indian opening pairs with 500 runs or more in ODIs.


Image: Shikhar Dhawan
Photographs: Michael Steele/Getty Images

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# Umesh Yadav's excellent figures of three for 32 are his career-best in ODIs. With six wickets at 23.16 runs apiece in three games, he is the leading wicket-taker in the ongoing competition.

# Young pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar took three for 29 to equal his best bowling performance in ODIs.

# Kemar Roach (34 off 33 balls) recorded his best ever score in ODIs, eclipsing the 24 not out vs India at Visakhapatnam on December 2, 2011. He had also scored 24 vs Pakistan at Gros Islet on April 25, 2011.

# Sunil Narine (21 off 33 balls) registered his highest score in the West Indies in ODIs.

# Roach and Narine were involved in a stand of 58 -- West Indies' highest for the ninth wicket against India in ODIs apart from the highest ninth-wicket stand for the West Indies in the West Indies in ODIs.

# Darren Sammy opened the bowling for the West Indies for the second time in his career. He had opened the bowling for the first time against Pakistan at Johannesburg on September 23, 2009.


Image: Umesh Yadav
Photographs: Michael Steele/Getty Images

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