3rd ODI: India vs West Indies - Statistical Highlights

Kanpur: Following are the statistical highlights of the third and final match of the ODI series between India and the West Indies here on Wednesday.

• Shikhar Dhawan`s magnificent match-winning 119 off 95 balls is his career-best score in ODIs, obliterating the 116 off 127 balls vs Zimbabwe at Harare on July 26, 2013.

• Dhawan`s aforesaid hundred is his fifth in his 28th innings, equalling Sri Lanka`s Upul Tharanga`s record.

• Both Tharanga and Dhawan share a record for recording the first five ODI hundreds in least number of innings.

• Dhawan`s tally of six international centuries this year is the highest. His tally of five ODIs hundreds is the highest by any batsman this year.

• Dhawan`s 73-ball century is his fastest in ODIs. He has received his third Man of the Match award - one each vs South Africa, West Indies and Zimbabwe.

• Yuvraj Singh (55) has posted his 51st fifty in ODIs - his fifth vs West Indies.

• After 10 innings, Yuvraj has registered a fifty in ODIs.

• India have won five bilateral series in succession for the first time vs West Indies in ODIs - 2006-07 (3-1), 2009 (3-1), 2011 (3-2), 2011-12 (4-1) and 2013-14 (2-1).

• Further, India have won six series in a row for the second time in ODIs. Between August 2008 and September 2009, they had won six series in succession.

• West Indies have lost their first ODI out of three contested at Green Park, Kanpur in ODIs.

• India`s win at Kanpur is their 50th out of 112 ODIs played vs West Indies (Lost 59, NR 2 and Tied 1) - success % 45.90.

• India (266/5) have registered their highest successful chase at Green Park, bettering the 259 for four vs England on October 25, 1989.

• Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the third batsman to remain unbeaten 50 times in a winning cause in ODIs, joining Michael Bevan (53) and Steve Waugh (50). His brilliant average of 74.57 is the highest among the batsmen with 1000 runs or more in a winning cause in ODIs - his aggregate being 4773 runs in 134 matches.

• Virat Kohli has received the Player of the Series for the third time in ODIs.

• Dhawan and Yuvraj put on a 129-run partnership - the highest for the third wicket at Green Park.

• Ravi Rampaul became the 14th West Indian bowler to complete 100 wickets in ODIs at an average of 29.29 in 80 games.

• West Indies (263/5) have posted their highest total at Green Park, surpassing the 257 for six vs India on October 30, 1994.

• Kieran Powell has registered his fifth fifty in ODIs - his second against India. In his last five innings, he has posted four fifties - the sequence of scores being 79, 57 & 42 vs Zimbabwe and 59 & 70 vs India.

• Marlon Samuels has posted his seventh fifty vs India - his 23rd in ODIs.

• Powell and Samuels were associated in a partnership of 117 for the second wicket - West Indies` highest for any wicket at Green Park in ODIs.

• Darren Bravo has posted his 15th fifty in ODIs - his sixth vs India. He has registered three fifties in the series - 59 at Kochi; 50 at Visakhapatnam and an unbeaten 51 at Kanpur. Ramnaresh Sarwan was the last West Indian batsman to register three fifties in an ODI series - vs India in 2011.

• Eight fifty-plus innings have been registered by the West Indian players - the most by them in a three-game series.

• Twenty two international centuries have been posted for India this year - the highest by any team in 2013, eclipsing Australia`s tally of 21.

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