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How all the teams faired in one-day Internationalís?
Sri Lanka emerges with best % of success.

The year 2000 started with the Carlton and United series in Australia, where India and Pakistan were thrashed in a disdainful manner. While for India, it was total disaster, winning just a single match in the tournament, Pakistan also didnít fair much better. A belligerent Shoaib Akhtar helped them to win a league match against the Aussies, but in remaining matches, Pakistan performed miserably.

The year also witnessed the 5-0 annihilation of West Indies by New Zealand. Chris Cairns was the man behind New Zealandís emphatic series triumph. But Kiwis joy didnít stay for too long, because in the next series against the Kangaroos, they were trounced in almost the same fashion, in which they defeated West Indians.

India won the series against South Africa with a 3-2 margin, but after the match fixing scandal broke out, it is believed that the series was ďfixedĒ.

Sri Lanka maintained a high success rate of 76.19%. They played 21 matches but lost only on 5 occasions. Sri Lankaís convincing win during Sharjah was the highlight of the year, where in final, they bundled out India for a meagre 58.

Australia made history, when it organized a one-day series against South Africa in Indoor Stadium at the colonial Stadium. The series was the best series of the year, where both team won a single match and one ended in an exhilarating tie. Before this series Australians were beaten by the Proteas in South Africa by a margin of 2-1. Australia also lost its Quarter Final match against India at ICC Knock out trophy in Kenya. However, the Aussies still ended as the second best team in the year 2000 with the success rate of 69.57%.

South Africa demolished New Zealand in their own background. South Africa demolished New Zealand in their own backyard. South Africa played 41 matches this year, in which they won 25, lost 14 and one ended in a tie, while another was abandoned. They came third in the teamís success rate of 63.14%.

For England, it was a year mixed with success and failure. Despite performing rather ordinarily, they were still able to win the tri-series involving Zimbabwe and West Indies. England also won the first match of the series against Pakistan but they eventually lost the series. They achieved the success rate of 54.76%, winning the 11 one-dayers and losing 9 one-dayers.

Apart from defeating England in home series, Pakistan also won the cable and wireless series in Australia and Asia cup in Dhaka. Pakistan won 21 ODI and achieved the success rate of 48.78%.

Indiaís best moment of the year came at Kenya, when it made to the final of ICC knock out trophy. The success of Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan and Vijay Dahiya made it possible. But, Indiaís performance was as inconsistent as ever. They won 15 ODI's, and lost 19 ODIís and thus stood sixth with a success rate of 44.12%.

New Zealand created history, when it won its first major International Cup. The ICC Knock out cup was achieved by some superlative displays by Roger Twose and Chris Cairns. New Zealandís success rate was 44%. It won 10 ODIís and lost 13 ODIís.

On the other hand, West Indies and Zimbabwe performed, pathetically. West Indies success rate was 34.21% and Zimbabweís 28.13%. However, Zimbabwe won the one-day series against the much better New Zealand side in Zimbabwe. Alistair Campbell was the man behind the success.

Bangladesh lost all the 4 matches it played, while Kenya also lost its solo match in the whole year.