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Sehwag has a ball in Dambulla

June 16, 2010 22:16 IST

Virender Sehwag registered his best figures in One-Day Internationals on Wednesday, claiming four wickets for six runs, as India beat Bangladesh in the second match of the Asia Cup in Dambulla.

His strike-rate of 4.25 (balls per wicket) is the best by any bowler capturing at least four wickets in an ODI.

Sehwag's bowling average of 1.50 also features among the best performances in ODI chronicles.

The details:

Best strike-rates in an innings in ODIs (Minimum 4 wickets)

SR

Figures

Bowler

Opponent

Venue

Date

4.25

4-6

Virender Sehwag (Ind)

Bangladesh

Dambulla

16-06-2010

4.25

4-10

S Dhaniram (Can)

Bermuda

Nairobi 

02-02-2007

4.25

4-15

Paul Collingwood (Eng)

New Zealand

Chester-le-Street

15-06-2008

4.75

4-7

Chris Harris (NZ)

Scotland

Edinburgh

31-05-1999

5.25

4-11

Andrew Symonds (Aus)

India

Sydney

14-01-2000

 

Best bowling averages in an innings (Minimum 4 wickets)

Avg

Figures

Bowler

Opponent

Venue

Date

0.20

5-1

Courtney Walsh (WI)

Sri Lanka

Sharjah

03-12-1986

0.75

4-3

Phil Simmons (WI)

Pakistan

Sydney

17-12-1992

1.20

5-6

Sunil Joshi (Ind)

South Africa

Nairobi Gym

26-09-1999

1.40

5-7

Daniel Vettori (NZ)

Bangladesh

Queenstown

31-12-2007

1.50

4-6

Yuvraj Singh (Ind)

Namibia

Pietermaritzburg

23-02-2003

1.50

4-6

Virender Sehwag (Ind)

Bangladesh

Dambulla

16-06-2010

Rajneesh Gupta