ICC World Cup 2019: Match 34, Windies vs India – Kohli’s records, Shami’s rampage and more stats
All the statistical highlights from India’s big win over Windies at the Old Trafford.
Updated - Nov 21, 2019 10:05 am
India registered a record 125-run win against the Windies in their first game after turning No.1 team in the ODI format. Virat Kohli’s 72-run knock stabilized the Indian innings while MS Dhoni’s unbeaten 56 and 40s from KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya took India to a respectable total of 268/7. On a track that was gripping, the Indian bowlers didn’t let the Windies top-order free. Mohammed Shami once against starred with the ball by taking a 4-wicket haul as the Windies were bundled out for 143 and lost their semi-final hopes.
All the statistical highlights from India’s big win over Windies at the Old Trafford:
India’s winning streak under Kohli:
10 – India won each of their previous ten ODIs away from home under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. All those ten ODIs were played outside Asia only. Kohli, thus became the first Indian captain to win ten consecutive ODIs outside home and also outside Asia.
A record defeat for Windies:
125 – India’s 125-run win is the 3rd biggest victory for any team against the Windies in World Cup. Top two defeats in terms of runs at the CWC for Windies came in 2015 where they lost by 257 and 143 runs respectively against South Africa and New Zealand.
A day of records for Kohli:
417 – Innings Virat Kohli needed to complete 20000 runs in International cricket; the quickest player to the milestone. Kohli surpassed Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar who got there in 453 innings.
4 – Virat Kohli has scored fifty-plus runs in each of their last four innings in this tournament. He is the 3rd captain with four successive 50+ scores in the World Cup. Graeme Smith in 2007 and Aaron Finch in the ongoing tournament also have four successive fifty-plus scores in the CWC as captain.
4 – Kohli is the 3rd Indian with four successive fifty-plus scores in the World Cup. Navjot Singh Sidhu in 1987 and Sachin Tendulkar during 1996 and 2003 editions also had four successive scores over 50 runs in World Cup.
Shami bags Indian records:
1 – Mohammed Shami is now the first Indian to claim three 4-wicket hauls. He picked up 4-fers in both matches in this tournament and a 4-fer on his debut against Pakistan in 2015.
2 – Mohammed Shami is also the 2nd Indian to take back to back 4-fers in the CWC. Umesh Yadav was the first when he took four wickets each in Quarters and Semis of the 2015 edition.
This was also the 2nd time Shami has taken back to back 4-fers in ODI cricket. No other Indian has taken back to back 4-fers more than once in ODIs. Shami picked up 4-wicket hauls in consecutive matches during the 2014 home ODI series against the Windies.
A much needed fifty for Dhoni:
37y 355d – At the age of 37 years and 355 days, MS Dhoni became the 2nd oldest wicketkeeper to score a fifty in the World Cup. Alec Stewart was 39 years and 317 days old when he scored 60 against Namibia in 2003 edition. In fact, Dhoni is also the 2nd oldest keeper to score an ODI fifty. Stewart scored five fifties after turning 38 including one in the 2003 CWC.
Captain gets captain:
3 – Virat Kohli is only the 3rd Indian captain to be dismissed by an opposition captain in a World Cup game. Mohammad Azharuddin was dismissed by Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram in the 1999 edition match. Sourav Ganguly had two such instances during the 2003 World Cup as Pakistan captain Waqar Younis and Netherlands captain Roland Lefebvre got the better of the Indian skipper.