West Indies vs Australia, ODI Series Stats Preview - Player records and approaching milestones

West Indies vs Australia, ODI Series Stats Preview – Player records and approaching milestones

In the last 11 ODIs played between the two sides, West Indies have won just one game.

West Indies Cricket Team
West Indies Cricket Team. (Photo by RANDY BROOKS/AFP via Getty Images)

West Indies recently won the T20I series against Australia at home by a comfortable margin of 4-1. Both teams will now clash in three-match ODI series starting 20th July. All three games will be played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown. There are concerns regarding the availability of captain Aaron Finch for Australia in this series. Kieron Pollard is expected to return as a skipper in the ODIs for the hosts.

Let’s look at important stats and numbers before the start of the ODI series between West Indies and Australia:

Head to Head: Both teams have played 140 ODIs till now, in which Australia have won 74 games, while West Indies emerged victorious in 60 matches.

1 – In the last 11 ODIs played between the two sides, Australia have won 10 games while West Indies has just one victory.

1995 – The last time West Indies won a bilateral ODI series against Australia was back in 1995. Since then, Australia have won 4 out of 6 series, while 2 were drawn.

76 – Darren Bravo has scored 6934 runs in 232 innings in international cricket and is just 76 runs away from completing 7000 runs.

93 – West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has aggregated 3907 runs in 200 matches across formats. He needs 93 more runs to complete 4000 runs in international cricket.

163 – Jason Holder has scored 1837 runs in 94 ODI innings till now and is 163 runs away from completing 2000 runs in the format. He will become the fifth West Indies player to complete a double of 100 wickets and 2000 runs in ODI cricket.

18 – Nicholas Pooran has scored 982 runs in his ODI career till now in 25 innings. If he scores 18 runs in the first ODI, he will become the third-fastest West Indies player to complete 1000 ODI runs. Viv Richards and Gordon Greenidge completed 1000 ODI runs in 21 and 23 innings respectively.

149 – Shai Hope has scored 1851 runs as an opener in 26 ODI innings so far. He is 149 runs away from completing 2000 runs as an opener in the format. He is set to surpass Hashim Amla (40 innings) to become the quickest opener to complete 2000 ODI runs.

17 – Aaron Finch has scored 7983 runs in 217 innings he has played in international cricket. He is only 17 runs away from completing 8000 runs across formats.

187 – As an opener in international cricket, Aaron Finch has 7813 runs to his name. He is 187 runs away from becoming the fifth Australian opener to complete 8000 runs across formats.

13 – Mitchell Starc has picked up 487 wickets in international cricket so far and is 13 away from reaching 500 wickets. He will become only the fifth bowler to reach the milestone for Australia.

16 – In his ODI career, Starc has 184 wickets to his name, and is 16 wickets away from completing 200 scalps.

8 – Adam Zampa has taken 94 ODI wickets so far and requires 8 more wickets to reach the 100-mark.