India vs West Indies, 5th ODI: Statistical highlights

Kingston: Statistical highlights of the fifth and final one-dayer between India and the West Indies here.

  • Rohit Sharma recorded a batting average of 128.50 in the series, the highest by a player against West Indies in a bilateral series in the Caribbean, eclipsing the 111.00 by South Africa`s Boeta Dippenaar - 111 in three innings, including a fifty.
  • Rohit`s batting average is his best in a competition/series in ODIs. He became the second Indian batsman after Mohammad Kaif to register three fifties against West Indies in a bilateral series in the West Indies.
  • Rohit`s third half-century against West Indies is his eighth in ODIs.
  • Virat Kohli has taken his aggregate to 674 in 19 matches, including one hundred and five fifties, in 2011 – the most by an Indian.
  • Kohli`s aggregate is exceeded only by three batsmen in ODIs this year - Shane Watson (890), Jonathan Trott (797) and Mohammad Hafeez (700).
  • Andre Russell (4/35) produced his best bowling figures in ODIs, eclipsing the 4 for 49 against England at Chennai on March 17, 2011.
  • Russell`s performance is the best by a West Indian bowler against India at Sabina Park in ODIs, bettering the 4 for 37 by Ravi Rampaul on June 28, 2009.
  • Russell (8 at 13.75) and Martin (8 at 17.87) are the two leading wicket-takers in the series for the West Indies.
  • Russell received the Man of the Match award for the second time in ODIs - both in the just concluded series.
  • Virat Kohli (94 off 103 balls) became a victim of the nervous nineties for the second time in ODIs. He had posted 91 off 102 balls against Bangladesh at Dhaka on January 7, 2010,
  • Kohli has posted his 15th half-century in ODIs – his fourth and the highest against West Indies, outstripping the 81 at Port of Spain on June 8, 2011.
  • Darren Bravo and Ramnaresh Sarwan were involved in a stand of 103 (unfinished) for the third wicket before the latter retired. This is West Indies` best ever for any wicket against India at Kingston, outstripping the 101 for the first wicket between Gayle and Morton on June 28, 2009.
  • Amit Mishra established a bowling record for most wickets in a bilateral series against West Indies in the Caribbean, managing 11 at an average of 18.09 in five matches.
  • For the first time, India have won two bilateral series in a row against West Indies in the West Indies. They had won the 2009 series by 2-1.
  • Ishant Sharma registered his third consecutive duck in ODIs - his fourth overall.
  • Darren Bravo (86 off 99 balls) recorded his career-best innings in ODIs, bettering the 79 against Sri Lanka at Colombo, SSC on February 6, 2011.
  • Darren Bravo has posted one half-century each against Canada, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan (75 retired hurt off 94 balls) has posted his 11th half-century against India - his 38th in ODIs.
  • Sarwan has managed 600-plus runs at Sabina Park, aggregating 631 at an average of 70.11 in 15 matches, including a hundred and three fifties.
  • Rohit Sharma (57) has set an Indian record for the highest runs` tally against West Indies in a bilateral series in the West Indies, aggregating 257 at an average of 128.50 in five ODIs, including three fifties.
  • Rohit has got his first Player of the Series award in ODIs.
  • Parthiv Patel has set an Indian wicketkeeping record with 11 dismissals in a bilateral series - 6 catches + 5 stumpings.