Hosts West Indies had won the two match Test series very easily whitewashing it by 2 – 0. However, they were shocked by Bangladesh in the very first ODI of the three match series. Bangladesh won the first ODI by 48 runs and take 1 – 0 lead in the three match ODI series.
Here are the statistical highlights from the first ODI between West Indies and Bangladesh at the Providence Stadium in Guyana:
207 – Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal and no. 3 batsmen Shakib al Hasan added a 207 run stand for the second wicket in the first ODI against West Indies in Guyana. This is the second highest partnership for Bangladesh for any wicket in ODIs. Mahmudullah and Shakib al Hasan shared a 224-run stand against New Zealand in 2017 which is their best.
130 – Number of runs scored by Tamim Iqbal in the first ODI against West Indies. This is the 10th hundred for Tamim in this format. He is the only Bangladesh player so far to score 10 or more centuries in ODIs. Shakib al Hasan with 7 centuries is second in this list.
97 – Number of runs scored by Shakib al Hasan in the first ODI. Shakib has 7 centuries and 38 half centuries in this format and this is the first time he is departed in 90s in ODIs. Shakib’s only other 90s score in ODIs was an unbeaten 92* against Sri Lanka in 2009.
4 – The victory for Bangladesh against West Indies in the first ODI is their fourth win against West Indies in ODIs played in West Indies. The other three ODI victories for Bangladesh in West Indies were in July 2009. It took nine years for them to produce another win in West Indies.
4/37 – Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza picked up his maiden four wicket haul against West Indies in ODIs. His previous best against West Indies was 3/39 at St George’s in August 2014. Also, these are his third best bowling figures in ODIs outside Bangladesh.
272.73 – Mushfiqur Rahim’s strike rate in the first ODI against West Indies. He scored 30 runs off just 11 deliveries with 3 fours and 2 sixes. This is the best strike rate with which Rahim batted in his 171 ODI innings so far for Bangladesh.
0 – Bangladesh opener Anamul Haque departed for a duck in this game. This is the sixth time he departed for a Duck in ODIs and second ODI duck for him in West Indies. His other 4 ducks were all registered in Dhaka.
14 – Chris Gayle was dismissed as run out in the first ODI match. This is the 14th time he is departed as run out in ODIs and second instance against Bangladesh. Only 6 West Indian players have more run outs than Gayle in this format. Brian Lara leads the chart with 19 run outs.
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