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Pakistan v West Indies in numbers

West Indies has won the ICC Champions Trophy once (in 2004), while Pakistan has never reached the final of the tournament

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West Indies team celebrate after winning the ICC Champions Trophy in 2004.
Introduction 
  • Pakistan and the West Indies have met 120 times in ODI cricket with the West Indies winning 66 matches and Pakistan 52, with two ties.
  • They have met three times in ICC Champions Trophy tournaments with the West Indies holding a 2-1 advantage.  
  • They won by 30 runs at Dhaka in 1998 and by seven wickets at Southampton in 2004, before Pakistan won by five wickets at Johannesburg in 2009.
  • The West Indies won the competition in 2004.  Pakistan has never reached the final.
Lie of the Land
  • Pakistan has played eight games at The Oval, winning two and losing six.The West Indies have played ten games at the venue, with eight wins and two defeats.      
  • 45 day ODIs have been played at the stadium.17 have been won batting first, 27 batting second, with one no-result. -       In those 45 matches, 15 captains have chosen to bat and 30 to field.    
  • The average first innings score is 244.  

Recent ODI form     
  • Pakistan has played 10 ODIs so far in 2013, winning five and losing four with one tie.  It won its recent ODI series in Ireland 1-0 with one tie, before beating South Africa by six wickets at The Oval in its warm-up match.        
  • The West Indies have played eight ODIs in 2013, losing the first five in Australia before winning their last three against Zimbabwe.  They lost to Australia by four wickets at Birmingham and beat Sri Lanka by 17 runs at the same venue in their warm-up matches.  

Upcoming milestones         
  • Darren Sammy needs one catch to reach 50 in ODI cricket.      
  • Sunil Narine needs three wickets to reach 50 in ODI cricket.  
Reliance ICC Rankings News        
  • No matter what the result, Pakistan will stay sixth in the Reliance ICC One-Day International Championship.  Victory for the West Indies would move them above New Zealand into seventh place.  Defeat would leave them eighth.    
  • Misbah-ul-Haq is Pakistan’s top-ranked batsmen in 17th place.  Only Kiwi Andrew Jones has scored more ODI fifties than Misbah’s 23 without ever making a century.  He has scored four fifties in nine ODI innings against the West Indies.        
  • Nasir Jamshed recently reached 1000 ODI runs in just his 25th innings – the second-fastest among the 34 Pakistanis to reach that landmark.     
  • Saeed Ajmal is in second position in the ODI bowling rankings, just seven points behind Sunil Narine.  His last eight matches have brought him 16 wickets at 20.87.        
  • Mohammad Hafeez is just behind him in fourth place with the ball, and is also the top all-rounder according to the current rankings.       
  • Kieron Pollard is the highest-ranked West Indian with the bat – currently in 32nd place.  After averaging just 21.52 in his first 50 ODIs, he has upped that to 38.33 with three centuries in his last 25 matches.        
  • Chris Gayle is surprisingly low in 36th place having struggled of late. He averages just 10.36 with a highest score of 35 in his last 11 matches.     
  • Sunil Narine overtook Saeed Ajmal at the top of the bowling tree in late May thanks to a haul of 47 wickets in just 28 matches.  
  • Kemar Roach is the only other West Indian in the top 20, but his five ODIs against Pakistan have brought him just two wickets at 121.50 each.

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