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Stats Attack: Interesting numbers from the India vs Zimbabwe ODI series

Here are some of the more interesting numbers that emerged after the ODI series between India and Zimbabwe ended in another one-sided win for India. 

India thrashed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in the 3rd ODI to complete a 3-0 whitewash of the hosts on Wednesday.

Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the fall of a Zimbabwe wicket
Jasprit Bumrah celebrates fall of Zimbabwe wicket.

3 -This was India's third consecutive whitewash of Zimbabwe -- the previous two times were in 2013 and 2015.

350 - Limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first Indian wicketkeeper and fourth in the world to complete 350 dismissals in ODIs when he caught Elton Chigumbura off medium pacer Jasprit Bumrah in the 33rd over of the final ODI on WednesdayHe has joined Kumar Sangakkara, Adam Gilchrist and Mark Boucher.

107 - MS Dhoni equalled Allan Border's record of 107 wins to become the second most-successful ODI captain behind Ricky Ponting

4 - India have won four successive overseas matches in ODIs between January 23, 2016 and June 15, 2016 - all by big margins - by 6 wickets vs Australia at Sydney, by 9 wickets, by 8 wickets and by 10 wickets - all three vs Zimbabwe at Harare.

- The number of ODIs Zimbabwe have lost by ten-wicket margins - two each to New Zealand, West Indies and India and one to Pakistan.

6 - This was the sixth time India registered a 10-wicket win in ODIs - two vs Zimbabwe and one each vs Kenya, West Indies, East Africa and Sri Lanka. 

1- This was the first whitewash away from home under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's captaincy (minimum three matches) - the first two white-washes were against the visiting Englishmen - 5-0 in 2008-09 and 5-0 in 2011-12.

12 - India have won twelve matches vs Zimbabwe in succession since July 24, 2013 - their best winning sequence against them.

1 -This was the first time Jasprit Bumrah got a Man of the Match award in ODIs. His excellent figures of 4 for 22 are his best ever in ODIs, eclipsing the 4 for 28 in the first ODI vs Zimbabwe at Harare on June 11, 2016.

1 - Bumrah has become the first Indian bowler to record two four-wicket hauls in the first four ODIs.

3 - The three wickets India lost in the entire series to secure the whitewash was the fewest any team has lost in a three-match series.

Lokesh Rahul en route to his hundred. Pic/AFP
Lokesh Rahul en route to his hundred on June 11. Pic/AFP

1 - KL Rahul became the first Indian ever to score a hundred on debut during the 1st ODI.

30 - 3-year old Faiz Fazal became the oldest Indian ODI debutant in 16 years.

9 - Number of wickets Bumrah took in the three-match ODI series at 8.55 runs apiece at an impressive economy rate of 2.98. It is the highest on either side in the just concluded series.

11 - Bumrah has taken eleven wickets at an average of 10.63 - the highest tally by an Indian bowler in the first four matches in ODIs. Vijay Bharadwaj and Rudra Pratap Singh had captured ten wickets each in their first four matches.

196 - Lokesh Rahul's average after he totalled 196 runs in his debut ODI series - the scores in three matches being 100 not out, 33 and 63 not out - all at Harare. His aggregate is the best by an Indian batsman in the first three ODIs, eclipsing Navjot Singh Sidhu's aggregate of 148 (ave.74.00).

0 - Elton Chigumbura has recorded successive golden ducks for the first time in ODIs. Overall, he has registered six golden ducks in ODIs apart from being run out without facing a ball.

16 - Chigumbura has registered 16 ducks in ODIs - his second against India. Just one Zimbabwean batsman has posted more ducks than him in ODIs - Grant Flower (18). 

14 - Faiz Fazal (55 not out) became the 14th Indian batsman to post a fifty on ODI debut. 

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