Statistical Highlights: John Campbell And Shai Hope Smash Some Great ODI Records Against Ireland
On Sunday (5th May), Windies openers John Campbell and Shai Hope broke some great records in ODI history with their incredible batting performances.
It was the opening match of Ireland ODI tri-series (Ireland, Windies and Bangladesh) where Ireland faced Windies at Castle Avenue (Dublin). Ireland captain William Porterfield decided to field first after winning the toss.
With the help of a mammoth 365-run partnership between the openers Campbell and Hope, Windies put a giant first innings total on the board which was 381/3 (50 overs).
Here are some statistical highlights of the first innings of the match
i) Windies scored 381/3 in 50 overs.
- It is the second highest ODI total for Windies. Their record ODI total is 389 (48 overs) against England at St George’s on 27th February 2019.
- It is the third highest ODI total for any team against Ireland. The top two records are 411/4 (50 overs) by South Africa (at Canberra on 3rd March 2015) and 402/2 by New Zealand (at Aberdeen on 1st July 2008).
John Campbell-Shai Hope partnership
i) Windies openers John Campbell and Shai Hope put an extraordinary 365-run partnership for the opening wicket.
- It is the record opening partnership in ODI cricket history. The previous record was 304 runs partnership between Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on 20th July 2018.
- It is the second highest partnership in ODI history for any wicket. The record is 372 runs partnership for the second wicket between Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels (West Indies) against Zimbabwe at Canberra on 24th February 2015.
- It is the second highest opening partnership in List A cricket history. The record is unbroken 367 runs partnership between Morne van Wyk and Cameron Delport (Dolphins) against Knights at Bloemfontein on 17th October 2014.
John Campbell and Shai Hope
i) Windies openers John Campbell scored 179 runs and Shai Hope scored 170 runs.
- It is the second time when both the openers scored 150+ runs in the same ODI innings. The first incident happened on 1st July 2008 at Aberdeen when the New Zealand openers James Marshall and Brendon McCullum scored 161 and 166 runs respectively.
- It is the third time in ODI history when two batsmen scored 150+ runs in the same ODI innings. The first incident happened on 8th November 1999 at Hyderabad when the opener Sachin Tendulkar and the no.3 batsman Rahul Dravid scored 186* and 153 runs respectively. The second such incident was during the Aberdeen ODI on 1st July 2008 (check the previous point).
- John Campbell scored the fourth highest individual score and Shai Hope scored the sixth highest individual score in Windies ODI history.
Top ten ODI scores by the Windies batsmen
|Chris Gayle||215||Zimbabwe||Canberra||24th February 2015|
|Sir Viv Richards||189*||England||Manchester||31 May 1984|
|Sir Viv Richards||181||Sri Lanka||Karachi||13 October 1987|
|John Campbell||179||Ireland||Dublin||5th May 2019|
|Evin Lewis||176*||England||The Oval||27 September 2017|
|Shai Hope||170||Ireland||Dublin||5th May 2019|
|Brian Lara||169||Sri Lanka||Sharjah||16th October 1995|
|Denesh Ramdin||169||Bangladesh||Basseterre||25th August 2014|
|Chris Gayle||162||England||St George’s||27th February 2019|
|Xavier Marshall||157*||Canada||King City (North-West Ground)||22nd August 2008|
i) The Caribbean wicketkeeper-batsman Shai Hope scored 170 runs.
- It is the highest individual score by a Windies wicketkeeper-batsman in ODI history. The previous record was 169 runs by Denesh Ramdin against Bangladesh at Basseterre on 25th August 2014.
- It is the joint fourth highest individual score by a wicketkeeper-batsman in ODI history.
|Player (Team)||Runs scored||Opposition||Venue||Date|
|MS Dhoni (India)||183*||Sri Lanka||Jaipur||31st October 2005|
|Quinton de Kock (South Africa)||178||Australia||Centurion||30th September 2016|
|Adam Gilchrist (Australia)||172||Zimbabwe||Hobart||16th January 2004|
|Luke Ronchi (New Zealand)||170*||Sri Lanka||Dunedin||23rd January 2015|
|Shai Hope (Windies)||170||Ireland||Dublin||5th May 2019|
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