On Friday (31st May), Pakistan and Windies will meet in the second match of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at Trent Bridge (Nottingham). It will be the opening game of this tournament for both the teams.
Ahead of this match, let’s look at some vital statistical preview of this match.
Teams’ recent ODI form
Pakistan (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, No Result, Lost, Lost, Lost and Lost
- Pakistan hasn’t won a match in their last 11 ODIs. Last time, they won an ODI was against South Africa at Johannesburg on 27th January 2019.
Windies (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Lost, Won, Lost, Won, Won, Lost, No Result, Won and Lost
ODI records at Trent Bridge (Nottingham)
Head-to-Head ODI records
Overall (133 matches): Pakistan won 60 ODIs; Windies won 70 ODIs (3 tied)
At neutral venues (74 matches): Pakistan won 34 ODIs; Windies won 40 ODIs
In England (6 matches): Pakistan won 1 match; Windies won 5 ODIs
At Trent Bridge, Nottingham: Never played
In the World Cup (10 matches): Pakistan won 3 matches; Windies won 7 ODIs
In the last ten matches: Pakistan won 7 matches; Windies won 2 ODIs
- Pakistan only beat Windies in England during 1999 Cricket World Cup. On 16th May 1999, Pakistan beat Windies by 27 runs at Bristol.
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i) Experienced Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik has taken 96 catches in ODI career and he just needs to take four more catches to complete his 100 ODI catches. After Younis Khan (131 catches), Shahid Afridi (127 catches) and Inzamam-ul-Haq (113 catches), Malik will be the fourth Pakistan non-wicketkeeper to take 100 ODI catches.
i) It will be the 50th ODI match for the right-arm pacer Hasan Ali.
i) The leggie Shadab Khan has already taken 47 ODI wickets. With three more wickets, he will become the 11th Pakistan spinner to take 50 or more ODI wickets.
i) The left-handed opening batsman Chris Gayle has already scored 944 runs in Cricket World Cup. With 56 more runs, he will complete 1,000 runs in CWC. Among the Windies batsmen, only Brian Lara (1,225 runs) and Sir Viv Richards (1,013 runs) have scored 1,000 runs in CWC history.
ii) With two more catches, Chris Gayle will become the leading ODI catch taker as a non-wicketkeeper Windies cricketer. While he has taken 119 ODI catches, only Carl Hopper (120 catches) is ahead of him.
i) The all-rounder Andre Russell has scored 998 ODI runs and with two more runs, he will complete 1,000 ODI runs. Till the date, 10 Windies cricketers have scored 1,000 ODI runs as well as taken 50 or more ODI wickets too. The right-arm pacer Andre Russell has already picked up 65 ODI wickets.
i) The off-spinner Ashley Nurse is one wicket away to complete his 50 ODI wickets. He has already taken 49 ODI wickets. With one more wicket, he will be the sixth spinner to take 50 or more ODI wickets for Windies.