Mishra equals world record for most wickets in ODI series
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Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 18:26
  
Mishra equals world record for most wickets in ODI seriesBulawayo: Indian leg-spinner Amit Mishra equalled the world record for most wickets in a bilateral ODI series after grabbing a career-best six-wicket haul in the fifth and final one-dayer against Zimbabwe here on Saturday.

Mishra's personal best of 6/48 in 8.5 overs today took his series tally to 18, equalling the record held by compatriot Javagal Srinath.

But the 30-year-old Mishra has taken five matches to get the record, two less than Srinath, who grabbed the record in 2002-03 against New Zealand.

Mishra, who was included in place of a resting R Ashwin, came to Zimbabwe with 19 ODI wickets in his kitty and is going back with 37.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 18:26


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