After losing a closely fought T20I series, the West Indies take on India in a 3-match ODI series that concludes their long tour of India. This will be India’s first ODI series at home since their semi-final exit from the World Cup in July. During this period, India played only one ODI series; which was also against the West Indies. The Caribbean team recently defeated Afghanistan by 3-0 margin to bring an end to their 5-year streak without an ODI series win. The Kieron Pollard-led side would be hoping to continue good form into the ODI series starting on Sunday in Chennai.
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the 3-match ODI series between India and West Indies:
1 – The recent series win against Afghanistan by 3-0 margin is the only ODI series win for West Indies since the start of October 2014. In this period, the West Indies featured in 22 ODI series/tournaments out of which 16 were bilateral series. West Indies lost 13 of those 16 bilateral series while the 3-match series against Afghanistan in 2017 and the 5-match series against England earlier this year ended in a draw.
2 – West Indies has won only two of their last 17 ODI matches against India. India won 12 of those last 17 ODIs against the Caribbean team while one game ended in a Tie and two matches without a result.
9 – India has won each of their last 9 bilateral ODI series against the West Indies which includes five series at home. West Indies’ last ODI series win against India was the 2006 home series which they won by 4-1 margin. Their last ODI series win against India in India came way back in 2002 during a 7-match series.
62.84 – Mayank Agarwal is averaging 62.84 in List A cricket since the start of 2017/18 season. In this period, the Karnataka batsman amassed 2011 runs in 35 innings with help of 8 hundreds and 7 fifties. Across his last 25 List A innings on Indian soil, Mayank amassed 1499 runs at an average of 65.17 with five tons and 7 fifties.
76.64 – Virat Kohli has a batting average of 76.64 in ODI cricket against West Indies having scored 2146 runs across 35 innings with help of nine hundreds and 10 fifties. No other player has a better average against an opponent in this format. (Min: 1000 runs)
96 – Number of wickets Kuldeep Yadav has bagged in his 53-match ODI career thus far. The left-arm wrist-spinner needs four wickets from the next two ODI matches to become the quickest Indian to reach 100 ODI wickets.
129.33 – Shai Hope has a batting average of 129.33 in ODI cricket in Asia; no other player with 500+ ODI runs in Asia averages more than 70. In 11 innings in this continent, Shai has struck four hundreds and two fifties. In 8 ODIs on Indian soil, Shai Hope aggregated 479 runs at an average of 95.8 with two tons and two half-centuries.
2000 – Virat Kohli (2366) and Rohit Sharma (2184) are the only players to amass 2000+ runs in International cricket in 2019. The star batsmen are the only players to have featured in 40+ matches in International cricket this year.
12962 – Virat Kohli is 38 runs away from completing 13000 runs in List A cricket. His deputy Rohit Sharma (10928) needs 72 more runs for reaching 11000 List A runs.
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