Tri Series 2016, 5th ODI: West Indies v Australia – Statistical Highlights

Tri Series 2016, 5th ODI: West Indies v Australia – Statistical Highlights

Marlon Samuels
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

West Indies came back strong after been thrashed by Australia in their previous game as they defeated the World ODI Champions by 4 wickets at Basseterre. After been put into bat, Australia posted 265/7 in 50 overs.

West Indies openers got their side off to a flyer and Marlon Samuels with Darren Bravo carried the momentum. He put on stands with Bravo and Ramdin before getting run out on 92. West Indies chased down the target with 26 balls to spare. Here we look at all the stats and records recorded during the game.

Statistical Highlights – Australia v South Africa,  Tri-Series:

0 – Number of overs between 31st and 42nd during Australian innings produced 6 runs or more.

2 – Number of times since 1998 West Indies chased down a target of 265 or more against Australia in ODIs. The other instance was in September 2006 at Kuala Lumpur.

3 – Khawaja and Samuels getting run-out in the 90s in this game is only the 3rd instance in ODIs where two batsmen got runout in the 90s. The previous instance was in Australia-South Africa game in 2007 also at Basseterre.

3 – Number of consecutive sixes Marlon Samuels has hit in Adam Zampa’s bowling in this game. This is the first instance where Samuels hit 3 consecutive sixes in his ODI career.

7 – Number of consecutive ODIs Australia won over West Indies before this game. West Indies’ last win over Australia in ODIs was in Mar, 2012 at Gros Islet.

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8.57 – Economy rate of Adam Zampa in this game. This is the joint 2nd worst for an Australian spinner in an ODI who has bowled 6 or more overs. Zampa conceded 60 runs in his 7 overs.

35 – Runs scored by Australia between 31st and 40th overs of their innings. In previous game, they scored 45 runs in that period.

74 – Charles and Fletcher’s 74-run opening stand is West Indies highest opening stand in ODIs since Kieran Powell & Dwayne Smith’s 100-run stand vs Ireland, Feb 2014.

98 – Usman Khawaja became the 4th player to be runout on 98 in ODI Cricket. 5 players have been dismissed runout on 99 in this format.

103 – Number of sixes Marlon Samuels has hit in ODI career. He became only the 5th West Indian to hit 100 sixes in ODI Cricket.

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170 – Partnership stand between Khawaja and Smith for Australia’s 2nd wicket in this game. This is the 4th highest partnership stand for 2nd wicket in West Indies-Australia ODIs.

240 – West Indies’ total at which they lost their 4th wicket in this game. This is their 2nd highest score in ODIs since 2015 at loss of 4 or lesser wickets. Highest is 372 vs Zimbabwe where they lost only 2 wickets.

2011 – Kieron Pollard picked two wickets in this game. This is the first instance since 2011 where he picked 2 or more wickets in an ODI. In June 2011, he picked 2 wickets vs India at Kingston.

2014 – Steven Smith became first Australian captain since 2014 to score fifties in consecutive ODI innings outside home. Michael Clarke was the last man to do. His two away fifties were spread over Sept 2013 and Aug 2014.