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West Indies vs Zimbabwe ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - West Indies vs Zimbabwe 15th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2015


Watch the highlights of West Indies vs Zimbabwe 15th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament the 15th match played between Zimbabwe and West Indies at Manuka Oval, Canberra in 24th February 2015.

West Indies vs Zimbabwe ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Highlights

Chris Gayle's record-breaking double-century and Marlon Samuels' masterclass century sets up to West Indies cruising to a via DLS method 73-run victory over Zimbabwe in a historic game of the 15th match of a World Cup.

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* West Indies' 372 was their highest score ever in One-day international cricket history, It is the fifth highest score in World Cups and the highest-score by any team in Australian soil in ODIs.

* 215 : Chris Gayle became first West Indian batsman score to 200 in ODI's and This was the fifth double-century in ODIs, and it came exactly five years after Sachin Tendulkar first reached the landmark.

* 372 : Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels set up the world record partnership for any wicket in One-day international cricket history, surpassing the previous record held by the 331-run stand between Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid against New Zealand at Hyderabad (Deccan) in 1999.

* 372 : Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels set up the record second-wicket partnership when the first wicket has fallen without a run being scored in One-day international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 165-run stand between Mohammad Azharudding and Sunil Gavaskar, against Australia at Sharjah in 1987.

* 298 : Number of balls faced Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels during their partnership - the most balls faced by any pair in ODI cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 278-balls between Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid against New Zealand at Hyderabad (Deccan) in 1999.

* Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a double-century in World Cup history.

* Chris Gayle became the first West Indies' batsman to score a double-hundred in One-day international cricket history and overall the fourth player in ODIs after Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Rohit Sharma has made two such scores.

* Chris Gayle hammered a 138-ball fastest double-century ever in One-day international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 140-ball double-hundred held by Virender Sehwag against West Indies at Indore in 2011.

* Chris Gayle plundered 215 - the highest score by any batsman in World Cup history, surpassing the previous record of 188 held by Gary Kirsten against UAE at Rawalpindi in the 1996 World Cup and the third highest-score by any batsman in ODIs.

* 16 : Chris Gayle hit the most sixes in an innings in World Cup history, surpassing the previous record of 9-sixes by David Miller against same opponent at Hamilton in this World Cup and the joint most sixes hit by a batsman in ODIs, jointly with Rohit Sharma and AB de Villiers.

* Chris Gayle became the second West Indies' batsman to reach 9,000 runs in One-day international and overall the 16th player in ODIs.

* 22 : Chris Gayle equalled a joint fourth most centuries in One-day internationals, jointly with Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli.

* Marlon Samuels' 133 was his highest score for West Indies in One-day international, It is the third highest score by an West Indies' batsman against Zimbabwe in ODIs and the fourth highest score by an West Indies' batsman in World Cups.

* 8 : Marlon Samuels hit the seventh most centuries for West Indies in One-day internationals.

West Indies scored their record total of 372-2 in 50 overs with top scorer by Chris Gayle 215 - which was his 1st double-hundred in ODIs.

Marlon Samuels cracked a unbeaten 133 off 156-balls - which was his 8th ODI hundred, his first century against Zimbabwe in ODIs and also his first ODI hundred in World Cups - including 11-fours & 3-sixes.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Tinashe Panyangara and Hamilton Masakadza both took one-wickets.

Zimbabwe scored 289 for all-out in 44.3 overs due to rain revised target of 363 in 48-overs - with top scorer by Sean Williams hammered a 76 off 61-balls including 9-fours with strike rate of 124.59.

Craig Ervine cracked a 52 off 41-balls including 7-fours & a six with strike rate of 126.83, Sikandar Raza hit 26 off 20-balls included 5-fours, Elton Chigumbura 21, Stuart Matsikenyeri 19 and Tendai Chatara 16.

West Indies best bowler by Jerome Taylor picked up 3-wickets for 38-runs in 10-overs, Jason Holder takes 3-wickets, Chris Gayle took 2-wickets and one for Nikita Miller - Marlon Samuels.

Chris Gayle named Player of the match for his sensational power-hitting batting performance to smashed a record-breaking 215-runs knocked off facing 147-balls including 16-sixes and 10-fours with strike rate of 146.25.