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Fact-file: A statistical look at India v Zimbabwe in ODIs

Cricketnext Staff |July 22, 2013, 2:04 PM IST
Fact-file: A statistical look at India v Zimbabwe in ODIs

Ahead of the five-match ODI series starting July 24, we present a statistical overview of India-Zimbabwe matches, including records, achievements and trivia from 1993-2010.

Overall, India have played Zimbabwe 52 times in ODI cricket, winning 39 and losing ten matches for a win-loss percentage of 3.90. The two teams have contested two ties - the first at Indore in 1993 and the second at Paarl in 1997.

India's record v Zimbabwe: M 51, W 39, L 10, T 2, NR 0, W/L 3.9 Zimbabwe's record v India: M 51, W 10, L 39, T 2, NR 0, W/L 0.25

Here are some statistical nuggets of India v Zimbabwe in ODIs:

*India's longest unbeaten streak against Zimbabwe is 10 - between March 16, 2002 and September 4, 2005.

*Zimbabwe have won the last two ODIs against India - at Bulawayo on May 28, 2010 and June 3, 2010.

*India's highest total against Zimbabwe is 333 for 6 posted at Guwahati on March 19, 2002.

*India's lowest total against Zimbabwe (all out) is 168 at Bulawayo on February 15, 1997.

*Zimbabwe's highest total against India is 289 for 4 posted at Bulawayo on May 28, 2010.

*Zimbabwe's lowest total against India is 65 at Harare on August 29, 2005.

*Andy Flower is the leading run-getter for Zimbabwe against India with 1298 at 40.56 from 35 innings.

*Six Zimbabweans have scored ODI centuries against India - Andy Flower (145), Alistair Campbell (105*), Grant Flower (102), Stuart Carlisle (109), Craig Wishart (102) and Sean Ervine (100).

*Heath Streak has the most wickets for Zimbabwe against India - 39 from 35 matches.

*The best bowling figures for a Zimbabwean against India in is Streak's 5 for 32 at Bulawayo on February 15, 1997.

*Ajit Agarkar (45 wickets from 26 games) is India's most successful bowler against Zimbabwe.

*Sourav Ganguly has the best analysis for an Indian bowler against Zimbabwe - 5 for 34 at Kanpur on December 11, 2000.

*Sachin Tendulkar has the most runs for an Indian against Zimbabwe - 1377 at 49.17 from 33 innings.

*Tendulkar has the most centuries against India (5), followed by Ganguly (3).

*Tendulkar has the most match (8) and series (2) awards against Zimbabwe.

*The leading partnership pair for India v Zimbabwe is Tendulkar and Ganguly with 806 from 20 innings, including three century stands.

*The highest partnership for India v Zimbabwe is 275* between Mohammad Azharuddin and Ajay Jadeja at Cuttack on April 9, 1998. This was for the fourth wicket.

*The highest partnership for Zimbabwe is 202 for the fourth wicket between Carlisle and Ervine at Adelaide on January 24, 2004.

*The Flower brothers are the most successful partnership pair for Zimbabwe with 804 runs from 16 innings.

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 6939 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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