Record Book – The 100-ODI club

  The second ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan at Nelson tomorrow will be the hundredth contested by the two teams against each other, in a span of nearly 45 years dating back to their first encounter at Christchurch in 1972-73. Thus, it will become the eleventh fixture to reach the milestone of a century of ODI matches.

  In the 99 ODIs played so far, New Zealand have won 43 to Pakistan’s 53, besides a tie and two no-results. Inzamam-ul-Haq has played the most matches (45), scored the most runs (1283) and recorded the highest score (137* at Sharjah in 1993-94) in this fixture. Waqar Younis (79) has taken the most wickets, while Shoaib Akhtar’s 6/16 at Karachi in 2001-02 are the best bowling figures.

  Here is a look at the most number of ODI matches played between two particular teams.

1) India v Sri Lanka

ODIs played: 158
First meeting: Manchester, 1979
Head to head: India – 90, Sri Lanka – 56, Tied – 1, No Result – 1
Most matches: Sanath Jayasuriya (89)
Most runs: Sachin Tendulkar (3113)
Most wickets: Muttiah Muralitharan (74)
Highest score: Rohit Sharma (264) at Kolkata, 2014-15
Best bowling: Muttiah Muralitharan (7/30) at Sharjah, 2000-01

2) Pakistan v Sri Lanka

ODIs played: 153
First meeting: Trent Bridge, 1975
Head to head: Pakistan – 90, Sri Lanka – 58, Tied – 1, No Result – 4
Most matches: Sanath Jayasuriya (82)
Most runs: Sanath Jayasuriya (2517)
Most wickets: Muttiah Muralitharan (96)
Highest score: Mohammad Hafeez (140*) at Sharjah, 2013-14
Best bowling: Waqar Younis (6/26) at Sharjah, 1989-90

      India’s M.S. Dhoni in action against Sri Lanka at Jaipur in 2005-06. India and Sri Lanka have played each other in a record 158 ODIs (source – BCCI)

3) Australia v West Indies

ODIs played: 139
First meeting: The Oval, 1975
Head to head: Australia – 73, West Indies –  60, Tied – 3, No Result – 3
Most matches: Desmond Haynes (64)
Most runs: Desmond Haynes (2262)
Most wickets: Craig McDermott (63)
Highest score: Mark Waugh (173) at Melbourne, 2000-01
Best bowling: Winston Davis (7/51) at Headingley, 1983

4) Australia v England

ODIs played: 137
First meeting: Melbourne, 1970-71
Head to head: Australia – 80, England – 52, Tied – 2, No Result – 3
Most matches: Michael Clarke (44)
Most runs: Ricky Ponting (1598)
Most wickets: Brett Lee (65)
Highest score: Robin Smith (167*) at Edgbaston, 1993
Best bowling: Andy Bichel (7/20) at Port Elizabeth, 2002-03

5) Australia v New Zealand

ODIs played: 136
First meeting: Dunedin, 1973-74
Head to head: Australia – 90, New Zealand – 39, No Result – 7
Most matches: Steve Waugh (60)
Most runs: Ricky Ponting (1971)
Most wickets: Glenn McGrath (59)
Highest score: Matthew Hayden (181*) at Hamilton, 2006-07
Best bowling: Shane Bond (6/23) at Port Elizabeth, 2002-03

6) Pakistan v West Indies

ODIs played: 133
First meeting: Edgbaston, 1975
Head to head: Pakistan – 60, West Indies – 70, Tied – 3
Most matches: Desmond Haynes (65)
Most runs: Desmond Haynes (2390)
Most wickets: Wasim Akram (89)
Highest score: Brian Lara (156) at Adelaide, 2004-05
Best bowling: Shahid Afridi (7/12) at Providence, 2013

      Sachin Tendulkar runs past Shoaib Akhtar at Adelaide in 1999-00. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan have clashed in 129 ODIs against each other till date (source – gettyimages) 

7) India v Pakistan

ODIs played: 129
First meeting: Quetta, 1978-79
Head to head: India – 52, Pakistan – 73, No Result – 4
Most matches: Sachin Tendulkar (69)
Most runs: Sachin Tendulkar (2526)
Most wickets: Wasim Akram (60)
Highest score: Saeed Anwar (194) at Chennai, 1996-97
Best bowling: Aaqib Javed (7/37) at Sharjah, 1991-92

8) Australia v India

ODIs played: 128
First meeting: Melbourne, 1980-81
Head to head: Australia – 73, India – 45, No Result – 10
Most matches: Sachin Tendulkar (71)
Most runs: Sachin Tendulkar (3077)
Most wickets: Brett Lee (55)
Highest score: Rohit Sharma (209) at Bangalore, 2013-14
Best bowling: Murali Kartik (6/27) at Mumabi, 2007-08

9) India v West Indies

ODIs played: 121
First meeting: Edgbaston, 1979
Head to head: India – 56, West Indies – 61, Tied – 1, No Result – 3
Most matches: Shivnarine Chanderpaul (46)
Most runs: Sachin Tendulkar (1573)
Most wickets: Courtney Walsh (44)
Highest score: Virender Sehwag (219) at Indore, 2011-12
Best bowling: Anil Kumble (6/12) at Calcutta, 1993-94

10) India v New Zealand

ODIs played: 101
First meeting: Old Trafford, 1975
Head to head: India – 51, New Zealand – 44, Tied – 1, No Result – 5
Most matches: Sachin Tendulkar (42)
Most runs: Sachin Tendulkar (1750)
Most wickets: Javagal Srinath (51)
Highest score: Sachin Tendulkar (186*) at Hyderabad, 1999-00
Best bowling: Shane Bond (6/19) at Bulawayo, 2005

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