ZIM vs BAN, ODI Series Stats Review – Bangladesh’s record winning streak, Shakib Al Hasan’s milestones and more stats
Tamim Iqbal registered his fastest century in ODIs in 87 balls.
Updated - Jul 21, 2021 10:49 am
Bangladesh have clinched the ODI series 3-0 against Zimbabwe with an emphatic victory in the third game. They chased down the target of 299 runs with 12 balls to spare. Tamim Iqbal slammed a brilliant ton for the team playing a match-winning knock of 112 runs off 97 balls. He was adjudged as the player of the match while Shakib Al Hasan won the player of the series award.
Let’s look at all the important records and milestones that were created in the ODI series between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh:
299 – Bangladesh successfully chased down the target of 299 runs in the third game. This was their second-highest ODI chase against Zimbabwe.
19 – Bangladesh registered 19th consecutive win against Zimbabwe in ODIs. The last time they lost to Zimbabwe was in 2013.
9 – In the last 10 bilateral series in ODIs against Zimbabwe, Bangladesh have now won 9 series.
6600 – Shakib Al Hasan has now aggregated 6600 runs in ODIs going past Mushfiqur Rahim (6581) among Bangladesh players. Only Tamim Iqbal (7666) is ahead of him now.
12000 – Shakib Al Hasan completed 12000 runs in international cricket during the second ODI. He became only the third Bangladesh player after Tamim Iqbal (14155) and Mushfiqur Rahim (12559) to reach the milestone.
200 – Mahmudullah played his 200th ODI in the third match of the series. He became the fifth player from the country to reach the landmark.
200 – Brendan Taylor played his 200th ODI in the first match of the series. He became the fifth such player for Zimbabwe.
277 – Shakib Al Hasan now has 277 wickets in ODI cricket, and surpassed Mashrafe Mortaza (269) in this series to become the highest ODI wicket-taker for Bangladesh.
298 – Zimbabwe’s score of 298 in the final match was their second-highest all-out total in ODIs. They earlier made 326 runs against Ireland in 2015 losing all ten wickets.
112 – Ryan Burl and Sikandar Raza added 112 runs for the sixth wicket in the third match. This is the joint third-largest ODI partnership for the sixth wicket for Zimbabwe.
87 – Tamim Iqbal completed his century in only 87 balls in the third game. This is his fastest century in ODIs going past the previous best of 94-ball ton against England in 2010.
6628 – Brendan Taylor now has 6628 runs to his name in ODI cricket. He surpassed Grant Flower (6571) to become the second-highest ODI run-getter for the country. Andy Flower is at the first spot with 6786 runs in the 50-over format.
155 – Bangladesh won the first ODI by 155 runs which was their largest victory away from home. It was also the largest ODI win against Zimbabwe in terms of runs.