Team India will begin its campaign against Zimbabwe with the ODI series starting on 11th June 2016. On their last tour of Zimbabwe, Indian team whitewashed the home country in the ODI’s. This year too they would like to begin their tour on a winning tour.
Now, let’s have a look at some of the best stats of the ODI matches played among the two nations :
1.) Highest Team Total :
333 runs made by India against Zimbabwe on 19 March 2002 at Guwahati.
2.) Lowest Team Total :
65 runs made by Zimbabwe against India on 29 August 2005 at Harare.
3.) Biggest Win in terms of runs :
India defeated Zimbabwe by 161 runs on 29 August 2005 at Harare.
4.) Leading Run-Scorer :
Sachin Tendulkar has scored 1377 runs against Zimbabwe from 34 matches, the most by any batsman in Zimbabwe vs India ODI’s.
5.) Highest score by a batsman
Kapil Dev scored 175 * off 138 balls against Zimbabwe on 18 June 1983 at Tunbridge Wells.
6.) Highest Runs Partnership :
Mohammad Azharuddin and Ajay Jadeja added 275* runs against Zimbabwe for the 4th wicket on 09 April 1998 at Cuttack, the most by any pair for any wicket in Zimbabwe vs India ODI’s.
7.) Maximum Fifties :
Andy Flower has scored 12 half-centuries against India, the most by any player among the two teams.
8.) Maximum Sixes :
The maximum number of sixes by Sourav Ganguly -27 against Zimbabwe from 36 ODI’s.
9.) Maximum Fours :
The maximum number of fours by Sachin Tendulkar -152 against Zimbabwe from 34 matches.
10.) Maximum Wickets :
45- Number of wickets taken by Ajit Agarkar against Zimbabwe from 26 ODI matches.
11.) Best Bowling Figures :
6/48 – The bowling figure of Amit Mishra registered against Zimbabwe on 03 August 2013 at Bulawayo.