India is all set to play against Zimbabwe in a three-match ODI series which will start on 18th august. KL Rahul is named the captain of the Indian team and it will be a crucial series for him as it will be the only international cricket he will be playing before Asia Cup 2022. In this article, we will see some head-to-head stats between Zimbabwe and India in One Day Internationals.
- Matches played – India and Zimbabwe have played 63 ODIs so far. India had an upper hand over Zimbabwe and won 51 out of 63 whereas Zimbabwe won 10. 2 matches ended in a tie.
- Highest Totals – India has the highest total of 333/6 against Zimbabwe in ODIs and Zimbabwe, on the other hand, Zimbabwe has the highest total of 289/4 against India in ODIs.
- Most runs for India – it is Sachin Tendulkar who has scored the most runs for India against Zimbabwe in ODIs. Sachin has scored 1377 runs against Zimbabwe.
- Most runs for Zimbabwe – Andy Flower who was a legend of Zimbabwe cricket has scored 1298 runs against India in ODIs which is the highest by any Zimbabwe player against India.
- Highest score for India – Kapil Dev’s 175 against Zimbabwe in the 1983 world cup is the highest individual score by Indian batsmen against Zimbabwe in ODIs.
- Highest score for Zimbabwe – Andy Flower’s 145 against India in the 2002 Champions Trophy is the highest individual score by a Zimbabwe player against India in ODIs.
- Most wickets for India – former Indian fast bowler Ajit Agarkar took 45 wickets against Zimbabwe which is the highest by any Indian bowler.
- Most wickets for Zimbabwe – former Zimbabwe fast bowler Heath Streak took 39 wickets against India which is the highest by any Zimbabwe bowler.
- Best bowling figure for India – for India it is spinner Amit Mishra who registered a bowling figure of 6/48 against Zimbabwe which is the best bowling figure by an Indian bowler against Zimbabwe.
- Best bowling figure for Zimbabwe – for Zimbabwe, it is Heath Streak who registered a bowling figure of 5/32 against India which is the best by a Zimbabwe bowler.
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