Umar Akmal’s 94 off 54 balls, is the highest individual innings by a Pakistan player at ICC World T20 ©
Mirpur: Mar 24, 2014
Statistical highlights of a Group two international match between Pakistan and Australia in the ICC World Twenty20 (T20) 2014.
# Kamran Akmal became the first wicketkeeper to complete 25 dismissals at the World T20. Sangakkara has effected 24 dismissals.
# Aaron Finch (65 off 54 balls) has recorded his first fifty at the World Twenty on his first appearance — his fourth in T20Is.
# Finch has registered his second fifty in a losing cause in T20Is — his first being 89 vs India at Rajkot on October 10, 2013.
# Glenn Maxwell‘s splendid 74 off 33 balls is the third highest by an Australian batsman in T20Is, next only to Cameron White‘s unbeaten 85 against Sri Lanka at Bridgetown on May 9, 2010.
# Maxwell, with 18-ball fifty, has emulated an Australian record for the quickest fifty in T20Is. David Warner had posted an 18-ball fifty against West Indies at Sydney on February 23, 2010.
# Three players have taken less balls to achieve the aforesaid feat — 12 by Yuvraj Singh and 17 each by Paul Stirling and Stephanus Myburgh.
# Pakistan (191 f6r 5) have equalled their highest total at the World T20. They had posted 191 for six against Australia at Gros Islet on May 14, 2010.
# The aforesaid totals are Pakistan’s highest against Australia in T20Is.
# Australia’s 175 is their second highest losing total while chasing in T20Is, next only to the 199 for seven against South Africa at Johannesburg on February 24, 2006.
# Pakistan have won three and lost two out of five match against Australia at the World Twenty20 – success % 60.00.
# With their 17th triumph, Pakistan have equalled Sri Lanka’s tally of most wins (17) at the World T20.
# Pakistan enjoy success of 62.50 percentage — 17 wins out of 28 (lost ten and tied one) played at the World Twenty20.
# Umar Akmal, with 94 off 54 balls, has posted a Pakistan record for the highest individual innings at the World Twenty20. The said knock is the second highest by a Pakistani batsman in T20Is, next only to an unbeaten 98 by Ahmed Shehzad against Zimbabwe at Harare on August 24, 2013.
# Umar Akmal has posted his highest score in T20Is, eclipsing the 64 (twice) against Australia in 2010 and South Africa in 2013.
# Akmal has registered three fifties at World T20 — his first being 51 vs South Africa at Gros Islet on May 10, 2010.
# Umar Akmal has recorded 17 sixes in 12 innings — a record for Pakistan at the World T20, eclipsing the 16 by Kamran Akmal in 26 innings.
# Umar’s second Man of the Match award against Australia is his fifth in T20Is.
# Kamran Akmal and Umar Akmal were associated in a third-wicket stand of 96 — Pakistan’s highest for this wicket against Australia in T20Is.
# The aforesaid partnership is Pakistan’s second highest next only to the 102 between Mohammad Hafeez and Umar Akmal against South Africa at Cape Town on November 22, 2013.
# The above partnership is Pakistan’s highest third-wicket stand at the World T20, eclipsing the 79 between Kamran Akmal and Nasir Jamshed against Australia At Colombo (RPS) on October 2, 2012.
# Aaron Finch and Maxwell were involved in a stand of 118 for third wicket — Australia’s highest for this wicket in T20Is.
# The aforesaid stand is Australia’s second highest for any wicket in T20Is — the highest being 133 for the first wicket between David Warner and Shane Watson against India at Colombo (RPS) on September 28, 2012.
# Saeed Ajmal and Lasith Malinga, with 34 wickets each, share a record for most wickets at the World T20.
# Finch and Maxwell scored 30 runs off an over fromk Bilawal Bhatti, equalling an Australian record for most runs in an over in T20Is. Ricky Ponting had recorded 30 against Tuffey (NZ) at Auckland on February 17, 2005. Bilawal Bhatti conceded 30 runs in the eighth over – the fourth-most expensive over in Twenty20 internationals
# The number four batsmen in the match totalled 168 runs – the most in a T20I.