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Sourav Ganguly 5-34 - India vs Zimbabwe 4th ODI 2000 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sourav Ganguly 5-34 - India vs Zimbabwe 4th ODI 2000


Watch the highlights of Sourav Ganguly 5-34 - India vs Zimbabwe 4th ODI 2000 - Zimbabwe tour of India 5-match one-day international series of the 4th ODI match played between Zimbabwe and India at Green Park, Kanpur in 11th December 2000.

Sourav Ganguly 5-34 - India vs Zimbabwe 4th ODI 2000 Highlights
Sourav Ganguly celebrates his fifth wicket © BCCI

Sourav Ganguly's all-round brilliance, Ajit Agarkar's four-for and Sachin Tendulkar's fifty led to India comfortable nine-wicket victory over Zimbabwe and took an unassailable 3-1 lead to seal the series in the one-sided game of the fourth ODI.

* Sourav Ganguly become the second Indian player to take five wickets and score fifty or more runs in a match in One-day international after Kris Srikkanth and overall the eighth player in ODIs.

* Sourav Ganguly became the second captain to capture five wickets and scored fifty or more runs in a match in One-day internationals after Viv Richards.

* Sourav Ganguly's 5 for 34 was his second best bowling performance for India in One-day internationals and India's best bowling figures against Zimbabwe in ODIs, surpassing the previous record of 4 for 19 held by Manoj Prabhakar at Mumbai in 1987.

* Sourav Ganguly and Ajit Agarkar claimed all the wickets that fell to bowlers between themselves (one batsman was run-out). This is the second instance in One-day international cricket history of two bowlers wrapping up the opponent's innings between themselves. The only other instance took place at Birmingham in 1977 when Greg Chappell and Gary Cosier both took five wickets each in England's total of 171.

* Sachin Tendulkar became the sixth batsman to scored 50th fifty in One-day internationals after Mohammad Azharuddin (58), Desmond Haynes (57), Aravinda de Silva (57), Inzamam-ul-Haq (56) and Javed Miandad (50).

* 157 : Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar set up the tenth highest first-wicket partnership for India in One-day international and India's second highest opening stand against Zimbabwe in ODIs.

* 24 : Sourav Ganguly became the second most Man-of-the-Match awards for India in One-day international after Sachin Tendulkar (37) and the joint sixth most Man-of-the-match awards in ODIs.


* Ashish Kapoor were making a comeback into indian side after missing 157 matches - the missing most matches between two appearances in One-day international cricket history, surpassing the previous record was held by Pakistani Sajid Ali who made a re-appearance for Pakistan against Sri Lanka at Sharjah in 1997 after missing 154 matches.

* Ashish Kapoor last played for India way back in 1996. The previous Indian record was in the name of Robin Singh with 146 matches

* Virender Sehwag were making a comeback into indian side after missing 66 matches, Shewag's last appeared for India in 1999 against Pakistan at Mohali on 1999 in his debut match.

Zimbabwe scored 165 for all-out in 45.4 overs with top scorer by Alistair Campbell, Trevor Madondo both scored 32-runs, Stuart Carlisle scored 20 and Andy Flower 19.

India best bowler by Sourav Ganguly 5-34 and Ajit Agarkar claimed 4-wickets for 25-runs in 9.4 overs.

India chased 166-1 in 25 overs with top scorer by Sourav Ganguly 71 not out and Sachin Tendulkar struck 62 off 86-balls including nine boundaries.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Travis Friend took one-wicket for 40-runs in 5-overs.

Sourav Ganguly named player of the match for his match-winning all-round performance to claimed 5-wicket haul for 34-runs and scoring a unbeaten 71 off 68-balls including 12-fours and a six.

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