Ashok Dinda (left) (3 for 36) registered his best bowling figures against Pakistan in T20Is © PTI
Ahmedabad: Dec 29, 2012
Statistical highlights of the second Twenty20 International between India and Pakistan at Ahmedabad.
# Mohammad Hafeez posted a 23-ball fifty – the second fastest by a Pakistani batsman in T20Is. Umar Akmal holds the record with his 21-ball fifty during his innings of 64 off 31 balls against Australia at Edgbaston on July 5, 2010.
# Hafeez (55 off 26 balls) has posted his fourth fifty in T20Is – his second against India. The innings is his first fifty in a losing cause in T20Is. His strike rate of 211.53 is his best ever in T20Is.
# Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez have registered two fifties as captain, sharing a Pakistani record in T20Is. In four games, he has amassed 132 runs at an average of 33.00 – the most for Pakistan against India in T20Is. He has become the first Pakistani player to record two fifties against India in T20Is.
# Pakistan (181 for seven) registered their highest total against India.
# The score is their second highest in a losing cause in T20Is – the highest is 191 for six against Australia at Gros Islet on May 14, 2010. Pakistan’s total is their highest while chasing in T20Is.
# Pakistan’s 181 for seven is their seventh highest total in T20Is – their highest being 203 for five against Bangladesh at Karachi on April 20, 2008.
# India (192 for five) have registered their highest total against Pakistan. The said score is their third highest in T20Is – the highest is 218 for four against England at Kingsmead, Durban on September 19, 2007.
# India’s score is the second highest by any team against Pakistan, next only to Australia’s 197 for seven at Gros Islet on May 14, 2010.
# Ashok Dinda (three for 36) registered his best bowling figures against Pakistan in T20Is. The figures are his second best in T20Is. Against Sri Lanka he had captured 4 for 19 against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on August 7, 2012.
# Dhoni is the first skipper to have won 20 games in T20Is – success percentage 51.25. .
# India have won three out of five played against Pakistan (lost one and tied one) – success percentage 70.00.
# Virat Kohli has taken his runs’ tally to 471 at an average of 39.25 in 14 games in T20Is in 2012 – the second highest next only to the 472 (ave.47.20) in 13 matches by New Zealand’s Martin Guptill.
# Ahmed Shehzad and Nasir Jamshed put on 74 – Pakistan’s highest for the first wicket against India in T20Is
# Umar Gul (four for 37) has registered his best bowling figures against India in T20Is. Gul has taken seven wickets at 8.28 runs apiece, establishing a record for most wickets in a bilateral series between India and Pakistan.
# Gul is the first bowler to capture ten wickets at an average of 14.30 in five matches in India-Pakistan T20Is. He has bagged four wickets or more in an innings five times and became the second Pakistani bowler after Mohammad Asif (four for 18 at Durban on September 14, 2007) to take four wickets in an innings against India.
# Yuvraj’s 72 off 36 balls is his highest score in T20Is, beating the 70 against Australia in 2007.
# Yuvraj has equalled his Indian record for most sixes in an innings in T20Is. He is the only Indian batsman to record seven sixes in an innings twice in T20Is.
# With 116 runs (ave. 58.00) in two games, Hafeez has set a record for the highest tally in a bilateral series involving India and Pakistan. He has received the Player of the series award for the first time in T20Is.
# Dhoni and Yuvraj were associated in a partnership of 97 – India’s highest stand for the fourth wicket in T20Is. The said stand is India’s highest for any wicket against Pakistan.
# Yuvraj (54) is the first Indian batsman to complete a half-century of sixes in T20Is.
# Yuvraj received his sixth Man of the Match award in T20Is. He is the first Indian player to receive six Man of the Match awards in T20Is.