ICC World T20 2012 statistical review: England vs New Zealand

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Pallekele: Sep 29, 2012

Statistical highlights of the ICC World Twenty20 Super Eights match between England and New Zealand on Saturday.

# Steven Finn (3/16) has registered his best ever bowling figures in T20Is, bettering the 3 for 22 against India at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on October 29, 2011.

# Finn’s performance in the present competition is excellent, claiming seven wickets at an average of 14.14 in four matches — the most by an England bowler in the ICC World Twenty20.

# Luke Wright (76 off 43 balls) has recorded his first half-century against New Zealand — his third in T20Is. The said innings is the highest by an England batsman at Pallekele in T20Is.

# Wright is averaging 60.33 in the present competition — 181 in four innings.

# Wright’s brilliant knock is his first fifty against a strong team. His innings is the highest individual innings in England-New Zealand T20Is.

# Wright has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the third time in T20Is — his first against New Zealand.

# James Franklin (50 off 33 balls) has recorded his second fifty in T20I behind the 60 off 37 balls against Zimbabwe at Hamilton on February 14, 2012.

# Nathan McCullum, with 38 wickets at an average of 17.94 in 38 games, is the top wicket-taker for New Zealand in T20Is.

# England have won five consecutive games against New Zealand between February 5, 2008 and September 29, 2012 in T20Is.

# Brendon McCullum is the top run-scorer in Twenty20 Internationals in 2012 — 388 runs at an average of 38.80 in ten matches.

# Eoin Morgan and Wright have shared a partnership of 89 — the highest third-wicket stand in the current tournament.

# The above stand is the highest for the third wicket for England in T20Is. (PTI)

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