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India vs Zimbabwe 2016: Statistical preview of ODI series

A look at some of the records that can be broken in the Zimbabwe vs India ODI series, 2016.

India and Zimbabwe will be up against each other for 9th bilateral series from 11 June to 15 June 2016

India will take on host Zimbabwe on 11 June 2016 at Harare in the first ODI match of the three-match ODI series. India would like to give opportunities to as many young players as possible ahead of the big season. On the other hand, Zimbabwe would also like to start on a winning note to boost their confidence and to prove that that they can also compete against big countries. We will have an interesting battle on our hand as here we present the records that can be broken in the Zimbabwe vs India ODI series, 2016

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82 – The number of runs MS Dhoni needs to become 5th Indian player to complete 9000 runs in ODIs. The other four players are Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Mohammad Azharuddin.

11 – The number of balls MS Dhoni needs to face to become 2nd wicket-keeper batsman after Kumar Sangakkara to face 10,000 balls in ODI cricket. MS Dhoni has played 9989 balls in ODIs from 275 matches till date.

3 – The number of sixes MS Dhoni needs to hit to beat Ricky Ponting’s record of hitting most sixes in ODIs as a captain. MS Dhoni has hit 121 sixes from 191 matches as a captain of India.

48 – The number of runs Ambati Rayudu needs to score to complete 1000 runs in ODI cricket. If he will complete 1000 runs then he will become the 36th Indian player to score 1000 runs in ODIs.

8 – The number of sixes MS Dhoni needs to hit in ODIs to become the 1st Indian player and 5th overall player to hit 200 sixes in ODI cricket.

17th – Graeme Creamer will become the 17th player to captain Zimbabwe in ODIs when he will take charge against India on 11 June 2016 in the first match.

6 – The number of Indian players who can make their debut in the India vs Zimbabwe ODI series, 2016. These players are KL Rahul, Faiz Fazal, Karun Nair, Jayant Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal and Mandeep Singh.

8 – The number of bilateral series’ played between India and Zimbabwe till date. India have won seven while Zimbabwe have won only one.

134 – First ODI vs Zimbabwe at Harare on 11 June 2016 will be India’s 1st ODI game after a gap of 134 days. The last ODI match India played was against Australia on January 23 2016 at Sydney.

4 – The number of dismissals MS Dhoni needs to claim to become 4th wicket-keeper after Kumar Sangakkara, Adam Gilchrist and Mark Boucher to claim 350 dismissals in ODI cricket.

5 – The number of wickets Elton Chigumbura needs to take to become 5th Zimbabwean bowler to take 100 wickets in ODIs. He has taken 95 wickets from 196 ODIs till date for Zimbabwe.

Here, we have also presented major stats registered in Zimbabwe vs India ODI battles so far:

Highest Totals:

Team

Total

Ground

Date

India

333/6

Guwahati

March 19,  2002

India

319/6

Mohali

March 10, 2002

India

306/5

Ahmedabad

December 05, 200

India

301/3

Cuttack

April 09, 1998

India

301/6

Rajkot

December 14, 2000

Lowest Totals:

Team

Score

Ground

Date

Zimbabwe

65

Harare

August 29, 2015

Zimbabwe

133

Harare

June 24, 2001

Zimbabwe

135

Mumbai

October 17, 1987

Zimbabwe

135

Perth

February 03, 2004

Zimbabwe

144

Bulawayo

August 01, 2013

Most Runs:

Player name

Matches

Runs

HS

Avg

SR

100s

50s

0s

4s

6s

Sachin Tendulkar

34

1377

146

49.17

91.55

5

5

0

152

20

Sourav Ganguly

36

1367

144

42.71

74.82

3

7

0

129

27

Andy  Flower

36

1298

145

40.56

75.29

1

11

1

96

5

Alistair Campbell

38

1227

105*

35.05

73.82

1

10

2

110

10

Grant Flower

38

1165

102

31.48

66.23

1

5

0

100

1

Most Wickets:

Player name

Matches

Maidens

Wickets

Avg

Econ

SR

4WI

5WI

Ajit Agarkar

26

19

45

24.26

4.5

32.3

3

0

Heath Streak

35

17

39

38.02

4.95

46

0

1

Anil Kumble

23

9

34

26.85

4.38

36.7

1

0

Zaheer Khan

15

8

32

17.46

4.21

24.8

4

0

Javagal Srinath

17

9

30

19.16

3.76

30.5

0

0

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