India in Twenty20 Internationals and South Africa in Twenty20 Internationals

India in Twenty20 Internationals

V Kohli {972}, Yuvraj Singh {968}, SK Raina {947} and G Gambhir {932} are the four batsman to total 900 plus runs in T20Is.

V Kohli need 28 more runs for his 1000 runs and if he gets it he would become the first Indian batsman to total 1000 runs in T20Is. V Kohli would become the 19th batsman in the history of T20Is to total 1000 runs.

V Kohli {105} and G Gambhir {109} are the only two Indian batsmen to score 100 plus boundary fours in T20Is. V Kohli needs five more boundary fours to own the first place among the batsmen who have scored most boundary fours. He would go past G Gambhir who has 109 boundary fours. V Kohli would become the 12th batsman in the history of T20Is to score 110 plus boundary fours.

There are 39 occasions of Indian batsmen scoring fifties in T20Is which include a hundred – 101 by SK Raina. SK Raina’s 101 remains the only hundred by Indian batsman in T20Is

V Kohli with nine fifties to his credit holds the record for most fifties by an Indian batsman in T20Is. He is followed by Yuvraj Singh who has scored eight fifties.

V Kohli is all set to become the seventh batsman in the history of T20Is to score ten fifties. He needs one more fifty to join the elite list of BB McCullum {15}, CH Gayle {14}, DA Warner {11}, TM Dilshan {10}, DPMD Jayawardene {10} and SR Watson {10} who have scored ten or more fifties in T20Is.

Irfan Pathan {28}, R Ashwin {25}, Harbhajan Singh {24} and Yuvraj Singh {23} are the four bowlers to capture 20 plus wickets in T20Is. R Ashwin need four more wickets to become India’s most wicket taker in T20Is, while Harbhajan Singh need one more wicket to become the third Indian bowler to capture 25 plus wickets in T20Is.

The following list shows six bowlers who have captured four wickets in T20Is. R Ashwin’s 4 for 11 against Australia at Dhaka on 30.03.14 represent the best bowling figures by an Indian bowler in T20Is

Player O M R W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
R Ashwin 3.2 0 11 4 2 v Australia Dhaka 30 Mar 2014
Harbhajan Singh 4.0 2 12 4 2 v England Col-RPs 23 Sep 2012
RP Singh 4.0 0 13 4 2 v South Africa Durban 20 Sep 2007
Z Khan 3.0 0 19 4 1 v Ireland Nottingham 10 Jun 2009
AB Dinda 3.0 1 19 4 2 v Sri Lanka Pallekele 07 Aug 2012
PP Ojha 4.0 0 21 4 2 v Bangladesh Nottingham 06 Jun 2009

Indian batsmen have posted four three figure partnership in T20Is. The highest partnership for any wicket by Indian batsmen in T20Is is the 136 runs partnership for the first wicket between G Gambhir and V Sehwag against England at Durban on 19.09.07

Indian batsmen have posted exactly fifty partnerships of 50 plus runs in T20Is – the fiftieth partnership being the 53 runs partnership between M Vijay and RV Uthappa for the second wicket against Zimbabwe at Harare on 19.07.15

South Africa in Twenty20 Internationals

JP Duminy {1430} and AB de Villiers {1097] are the only two South African batsmen who have scored 1000 plus runs in T20Is. JP Duminy need 70 more runs to become the first South Indian batsman to total 1500 runs in T20Is. He would also become the second batsman to total 1500 plus runs in T20Is after BB McCullum. BB McCullum has an aggregate of 2140 runs in T20Is and also has the distinction of being the only batsman in the history of T20Is to total 2000 plus runs.

AB de Villiers has scored 95 boundary fours in T20Is. He needs five more boundary fours for his 100 boundary fours. If he gets it, he would then become the third South African batsman to score 100 plus boundary fours – the other two being GC Smith {123} and JP Duminy {110]

There are 46 occasions of South African batsmen scoring fifties which includes three hundreds. The three hundreds are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 F du Plessis 119 1 v West Indies Johannesburg 11 Jan 2015
2 RE Levi 117* 2 v New Zealand Hamilton 19 Feb 2012
3 MN van Wyk 114* 1 v West Indies Durban 14 Jan 2015

JP Duminy and F du Plessis share the record for most fifties by a South African batsman in T20Is. Both the batsmen have scored seven fifties. JP Duminy {07}, F du Plessis {07}, AB de Villiers {05}, JH Kallis {05} and GC Smith {05} are the five South African batsmen who have scored five or more fifties in T20Is.

DW Steyn {55}, M Morkel {45}, WD Parnell {38}, J Botha {37} and Imran Tahir {25} are the five South African bowlers who have an aggregate of 25 plus wickets in T20Is. M Morkel needs five more wickets for his 50 wickets. If he gets them, he would then become the second South African bowler to capture 50 plus wickets in T20Is. He would also become the tenth bowler to capture 50 plus wickets in the history of T20Is.

The following list shows the eleven  occasions of South African bowlers capturing four or more wickets in a T20I game. R McLaren’s  5 for 29 against West Indies at North Sound on 19.05.10 represent the best bowling effort by a South African bowler in T20Is

No Player O M R W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 R McLaren 3.5 0 19 5 2 v West Indies North Sound 19 May 2010
2 D Wiese 4.0 0 23 5 2 v West Indies Durban 14 Jan 2015
3 DW Steyn 3.0 0 9 4 2 v West Indies Port Elizabeth 16 Dec 2007
4 WD Parnell 4.0 0 13 4 2 v West Indies The Oval 13 Jun 2009
5 JH Kallis 4.0 1 15 4 1 v Zimbabwe Hambantota 20 Sep 2012
6 M Morkel 4.0 0 17 4 1 v New Zealand Durban 19 Sep 2007
7 DW Steyn 4.0 0 17 4 2 v New Zealand Chittagong 24 Mar 2014
8 CK Langeveldt 4.0 0 19 4 1 v Pakistan Gros Islet 10 May 2010
9 M Morkel 3.0 0 20 4 2 v Afghanistan Bridgetown 05 May 2010
10 Imran Tahir 4.0 0 21 4 2 v Netherlands Chittagong 27 Mar 2014
11 J Theron 4.0 0 27 4 1 v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 27 Oct 2010

DW Steyn and M Morkel are the two South African bowlers to capture four wickets on two occasions in T20Is

No Player O M R W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 DW Steyn 3.0 0 9 4 2 v West Indies Port Elizabeth 16 Dec 2007
2 DW Steyn 4.0 0 17 4 2 v New Zealand Chittagong 24 Mar 2014
                   
1 M Morkel 4.0 0 17 4 1 v New Zealand Durban 19 Sep 2007
2 M Morkel 3.0 0 20 4 2 v Afghanistan Bridgetown 05 May 2010

DW Steyn and M Morkel need one more four wicket haul to join the elite list of bowlers who have taken three or more four wicket hauls in T20Is. The list comprises of Umar Gul {06}, BAW Mendis {05}, Saeed Ajmal {04}, AR Cusak {03} and Shahid Afridi {03}

The following table lists the three figure partnerships posted by South African batsmen in T20Is. The 170 runs partnership for the first wicket between LE Bosman and GC Smith against England at Centurion on 15.11.09 not only represent the highest partnership posted by South African batsman for any wicket in T20Is but also represent the highest partnership for any wicket in the history of T20Is

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 LE Bosman, GC Smith 1 170 1 v England Centurion 15 Nov 2009
2 AB de Villiers, RE Levi 3 133* 2 v New Zealand Hamilton 19 Feb 2012
3 LE Bosman, GC Smith 1 132* 2 v Pakistan Johannesburg 02 Feb 2007
4 Q de Kock, RR Rossouw 2 129 2 v Australia Adelaide 05 Nov 2014
5 HH Gibbs, JM Kemp 3 120* 2 v West Indies Johannesburg 11 Sep 2007
6 CA Ingram, JH Kallis 2 119 1 v India Johannesburg 30 Mar 2012
7 JP Duminy, F du Plessis 3 112 1 v Sri Lanka Hambantota 06 Aug 2013
8 HH Gibbs, GC Smith 2 111 1 v Australia Johannesburg 24 Feb 2006
9 RR Hendricks, MN van Wyk 1 111 1 v West Indies Durban 14 Jan 2015
10 F du Plessis, DA Miller 3 105 1 v West Indies Johannesburg 11 Jan 2015

South African batsmen have posted fifty plus runs partnerships for various wickets in T20Is on 63 occasions which includes the above ten three figure partnerships.

JP Duminy {44}, JA Morkel {39}, AB de Villiers {31} are the three South African batsmen to score 30 plus boundary sixes in T20Is. JP Duminy needs six more boundary sixes for his 50 boundary sixes. If he gets them, he would then become the ninth batsman in the history of T20Is to total 50 plus boundary sixes. Others are – BB McCullum {91}, CH Gayle {87}, SR Watson {69}, DA Warner {66}, Yuvraj Singh {63}, Shahid Afridi {56}, MJ Guptill {53} and EJG Morgan {51}.

India-South Africa in Twenty20 Internationals

India vs South Africa T20 Internationals

The following are the series in which three T20Is are played. The ensuing India-South Africa T20I series will become the eighth series between the test playing nations to comprise of three T20I games

No Teams Series Games
1 Pakistan in New Zealand T20I Series 2010/11 3
2 Pakistan v England T20I Series (in UAE) 2011/12 3
3 Pakistan v Australia T20I Series (in UAE) 2012 3
4 New Zealand in South Africa T20I Series 2012/13 3
5 South Africa in Sri Lanka T20I Series 2013 3
6 England in West Indies T20I Series 2013/14 3
7 Australia in South Africa T20I Series 2013/14 3

 

India has played 55 T20Is. It has won 31 games, lost 22 games, one has ended in a tie, while one is a no result game. South Africa on the other hand has played 80 games. It has won 47 games, lost 32 games and one game has ended in no result

India and South Africa has played eight games. India has won six games and lost two games. The last occasion when these two team played a T20I was at Dhaka on 04.04.14 . It was the World T20 second Semifinal. India had emerged victorious in this game by six wickets with five balls to spare.

India’s highest team total is 189 for 5 at Gros Islet on 02.05.10, while South Africa’s highest team total is 219 for 4 at Johannesburg on 30.03.12. South Africa’s 219 for 4 also represents the highest team total in India-South Africa T20I series.

India’s lowest total is 116 for 9 at Nottingham on 20.09.07 while South Africa’s lowest team total is 118 for 8 at Durban on 20.09.07. South Africa’s 118 for 8 also represents the lowest team total in India-South Africa T20I series.

South Africa has been dismissed for 151 in 19.5 overs at Col-RPS on 02.10.12 providing the only occasion of a team dismissed all out in India-South Africa T20I series.

India’s SK Raina has an aggregate of 214 runs which represents the most runs by an Indian batsman against South Africa. JH Kallis’s 140 represent the most runs by a South African batsman against India. SK Raina’s 214 represent the most runs by a batsman in India-South Africa T20I series.

MS Dhoni has an aggregate of 99 runs and require one run for his 100 runs. If he gets it he would then become the fifth Indian batsman to total 100 plus runs against South Africa. Others are – SK Raina {214}, RG Sharma {181}, Yuvraj Singh {112} and V Kohli {103}

RG Sharma has an aggregate of 181 runs and requires 19 more runs for his 200. If he gets it, he would then become the second Indian batsman to score 200 plus runs against South Africa.

SK Raina {101}, V Kohli {72*}, RG Sharma {53 and 50 not out} are the three Indian batsman to score four fifties against South Africa. There are seven occasions of South African batmen scoring fifties against India. Five batsmen have scored these fifties. CA Ingram {78}, JH Kallis {73 and 61}, MN van Wyk {67}, F du Plessis {65 and 58} and AB de Villiers {63} are the five batsmen who have scored these seven fifties

SK Raina’s 101 represent the highest individual score by an Indian batsman against South Africa, while CA Ingram’s 78 represent the highest individual score by a South African batsman against India. SK Raina’s 101 represent the highest individual score by a batsman in India-South Africa T20I series.

M Vijay, KD Karthik, YK Pathan and MS Dhoni are the four batsmen who have collected a duck against South Africa in T20Is. T Henderson, HM Amla, SM Pollock and  JP Duminy are the four South African batsman to collect ducks against India in T20Is.

SK Raina {09}, RG Sharma {05} and Yuvraj Singh {05} are the three batsmen who have scored five or more sixes against South Africa in T20Is. JA Morkel {08}, MN van Wyk {05} and JH Kallis {05} are the three South African batsmen who have scored five or more sixes against India. JA Morkel’s eight sixes represent the most sixes by a batman in India-South Africa T20I series

Zaheer Khan and R Ashwin with six wickets each share the record for most wickets by an Indian bowler against South Africa. Zaheer Khan {06}, R Ashwin {06}, RP Singh {05} are the three bowlers who have taken five or more wickets against South Africa in T20Is. No South African bowler has captured an aggregate of five wickets against India in T20Is. J Botha’s four wickets is the most by a South African bowler against India.

RP Singh {4 for 13}, Zaheer Khan {3 for 22}, R Ashwin {3 for 22} and L Balaji {3 for 37} are the four Indian bowlers to capture three or more wickets against South Africa in T20Is. J Botha {3 for 16} is the only South African bowler to capture three or more wickets against India in T20Is. RP Singh {4 for 13} is the only bowler to capture four wickets in India-South Africa T20I series.

Indian batsmen have posted four fifty plus runs partnerships against South Africa in T20Is. South African batsmen have posted five fifty plus runs partnerships against India in T20Is, which includes one three figure partnership – 119 for the second wicket between JH Kallis and CA Ingram at Johannesburg on 30.03.12. This is the only three figure partnership posted by batsmen in India-South Africa T20I series

 

 

 

 

 

 

Match report of KPL games – Match No 32 – Finals

MRKPL-M32-Finals – Bijapur Bulls vs Hubli Tigers at Mysuru on 20.09.15 – Bijapur Bulls won by seven wickets

Bijapur Bulls lifted the coveted KPL 2015 Trophy by trouncing Hubli Tigers by seven wickets. The match became an one sided affair after Hubli Tigers posted a total of 114 for 9 in 20.0 overs. Put into bat after losing the toss, Hubli Tigers lost its wickets at regular intervals. Its previous game’s hero – Mohd Taha – departed very early at five and for a personal score of one. He was bowled by VV Kumar. VV Kumar bowled skipper KR Kapoor for 5 and the score card a dismal 15. Inform opening batsman KB Pawan and D Negi batted well to stitch a 43 run stand for the third wicket before D Negi was stumped by RV Uthappa for 21 and the score card read 58 for 3. Wicket keeper NS Bhille was dismissed run for 10 and KB Pawan left at 75. Hubli Tigers had lost its half the side when KB Pawan left. Hubli Tigers added 39 more runs for the loss of another four wickets to finish with 114 for 9 in 20.0 overs. Kranti Kumar scored 21 run and was the eighth batsman to be dismissed run out at 114. The score card at this stage read 114 for 8 in 19.5 overs. Another wicket fell off the last ball to make it 114 for 9. KB Pawan had the following records to his credit during his knock of 32 in this game.

KB Pawan completed 300 runs during his knock of 32 in this game. At the end of this game his run aggreate read 321 He became the third batsman in KPL 2015 to total 300 plus runs. Others are – SH Kirmani {338} and Mohd Taha {308}

KB Pawan completed 600 runs in KPL. At the end of this game his run aggregate read 606. He became the sixth batsman to total 600 plus runs in KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {740}, R Jonathan {725}, B Chipli {724}, KK Nair {669} and Amit Verma {668}

KB Pawan has scored 66 boundary fours at the end of this game. He now occupies the second place in the list of batsmen who have scored most boundary fours in KPL. The first place is occuped by KK Nair who has scored 67 bounday fours

With 321 runs to his credit in KPL 2015, KB Pawan became the ninth batsman to score 300 plus runs in an edition of KPL. He stands fourth in the list of batsmen who have scored most runs in an edition of KPL. Other three are – KL Rahul {347 in 2014}, SH Kirmani {338 in 2015} and J Arunkumar {326 in 2009}

KB Pawan with 321 runs in this season became the second Hubli Tigers batsman to total 300 plus runs. Other batsman was Mohd Taha {308}

KB Pawan and Mohd Taha earned the distinction of becoming the first pair of opening batsman from the same team {Hubli Tigers} to score 300 plus runs in a single edition of KPL. They are the first opening pair to achieve this feat across the four editions of KPL.

KC Cariappa’s three wickets gave him 16 wickets in KPL 2015. He became the most wicket taker in KPL 2015. He went past Mitrakanth Yadav who had taken 14 wickets.

KC Cariappa’s 16 wickets in KPL 2015, makes him the fifth bowler to capture 15 or more wickets in an edition of KPL. Others are – DJ Johnson {17 in 2009}, J Suchith {16 in 2014}, UB Patel {16 in 2010} and K Gowthm {16 in 2010}

Batting second, Bijapur Bulls wer not troubled by Hubli Tigers bowling attack which was far from impressive.Openers R Samarth and RR Bhatkal posted 35 runs stand. It lost two more wickets quickly and the score card read 60 for 3. R Samath {27}, RR Bhatkal {6} and SN Raju {4} were the batsmen dismissed. RV Uthappa {38*| and skipper B Akhil {36* ensured that no more wickets fell and were concerned in a 75 runs unfinished stand for the fourth wicket. Bijapur Bulls romped home by seven wickets

RV Uthappa’s aggregate in KPL at the end of this game read 602. He became the seventh batsman to total 600 plus runs in KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {740}, R Jonathan {725}, B Chipli {724}, KK Nair {669} and Amit Verma {668} and KB Pawan {608}

B Akhil’s first boundary six in this game gave him an aggregate of 28 sixes in KPL. He hit three more sixes to take his aggregate of boundary sixes to 31. He became the third batsman to score 30 plus boundary sixes in KPL. Other to score more sixes than B Akhil in KPL are – MA Agarwal {33} and B Chipli {31}.

Stats highlights of KPL games – Match No 32 – Finals

KPLSH-M32-F-Bijapur Bulls vs Hubli Tigers at Mysuru on 20.09.15 – Only game at 5.30 PM – Bijapur Bulls won by seven wickets

Both the teams are contesting in the finals of Karnataka Premier League for the first time. The finalists of the other three editions were

Bangalore Provident vs Belagavi Panthers at Bangalore on 23.09.09
Bangalore Provident vs Mangalore United at Bangalore on 29.09.10
Belagavi Panthers vs Mysore Warriors at Hubballi on 12.09.14

KB Pawan has scored boundary fours at the end of this game. He became the third batsman to score 30 plus boundary fours in KPL 2015. Others are – Arjun Hoysala {33} and Mohd Taha {32}

KB Pawan completed 300 runs during his knock of 32 in this game. At the end of this game his run aggreate read 321.  He became the third batsman in KPL 2015 to total 300 plus runs. Others are – SH Kirmani {338} and Mohd Taha {308}

KB Pawan completed 600 runs in KPL. At the end of this game his run aggregate read 606. He became the sixth batsman to total 600 plus runs in KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {740}, R Jonathan {725}, B Chipli {724}, KK Nair {669} and Amit Verma {668}

KB Pawan has scored 66 boundary fours at the end of this game. He now occupies the second place in the list of batsmen who have scored most boundary fours in KPL. The first place is occuped by KK Nair who has scored 67 bounday fours

KC Cariappa’s second wicket – that of CJ Willam whom he bowled for 8 – gave him the 15th wicket in KPL. Now he holds the record for most wickets in KPL. He went past Mitrakant Yadav who had taken 14 wickets. At the end of the game, his aggregate read 16 wickets as he picked one more wicket. KC Cariappa returned with figures of 3 for 20 in this game.

KP Appanna has captured 12 wickets in KPL 2015 at the end of this game. Others who have taken more wickets than KP Appanna are – KC Cariappa {16} and Mitrakant Yadav {14}. KP Appanna stands third in the list of most wicket takers in KPL 2015.

With 321 runs to his credit in KPL 2015, KB Pawan became the ninth batsman to score 300 plus runs in an edition of KPL. He stands fourth in the list of batsmen who have scored most runs in an edition of KPL. Other three are – KL Rahul {347 in 2014}, SH Kirmani {338 in 2015} and J Arunkumar {326 in 2009}

KB Pawan with 321 runs in this season became the second Hubli Tigers batsman to total 300 plus runs. Other batsman was Mohd Taha {308}

KB Pawan and Mohd Taha earned the distinction of becoming the first pair of opening batsman from the same team {Hubli Tigers} to score 300 plus runs in a single edition of KPL. They are the first pair to achieve this feat across the four editions of KPL.

B Akhil’s first boundary six in this game gave him an aggregate of 28 sixes in KPL. He hit three more sixes to take his aggregate of boundary sixes to 31. He became the third batsman to score 30 plus boundary sixes in KPL. Other to score more sixes than B Akhil in KPL are – MA Agarwal {33} and B Chipli {31}.

RV Uthappa’s aggregate in KPL at the end of this game read 602. He became the seventh batsman to total 600 plus runs in KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {740}, R Jonathan {725}, B Chipli {724}, KK Nair {669} and Amit Verma {668} and KB Pawan {608}

COMPILED BY HR GOPALA KRISHNA – OFFICIAL STATISTICIAN – FROM MYSURU – FOR KARNATAKA STATE CRICKET ASSOCIATION.

Match report of KPL games – Match No 31 – Qualifier 2

MRKPL-M31-Q2-Belagavi Panthers vs Hubli Tigers at Mysuru on 19.09.15 – Hubli Tigers won by 23 runs

Belagavi Panthers won the toss and inserted the opposition in this game. KB Pawan and Mohd Taha were concerned in a 54 runs opening partnership for the first wicket. This is their fifth opening stand of 50 plus runs in this edition, Mohd Taha and NS Bhille were concerned in another stand of 64 plus runs for the fourth wicket. Mohd Taha scored 93 runs in this game to provide the fifth occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in KPL. His 93 came in 56 deliveries and studded with nine boundary fours and five bounday sixes. Hubli Tigers finished with 177 for 7. NS Bhille {27} and CJ William {21} contribured to Hubli Tigers’s total. CJ William’s 21 came in 10 deliveries with two boundary sixes and a boundary four.

Chase was not easy for Belagavi Panthers as they lost the first wicket with the score board reading 23. G Chiranjeevi was the first to leave for 8. R Jonathan left soon to make the score board read 31 for 2. AM Reddy was conumed by Shivil Kaushik of P Jain for 19 to make it 40 for three. Belgavi Panthers found it diffcult to chase the target of 178 as it lost its skipper R Vinay Kumar for 14 and the score board read 65 for four. KN Bharat {48}, P Dubey {24} and S Hoover {31} tried in vain to get past the target and Belgavi Panthers lost the game by 23 runs. SL Akshay was the pick of the bowlers with a bag of 4 for 29.

Stats highlights of KPL games – Match No 31 – Qualifier 2

KPLSH-M31-Qualifier 2 – Belagavi Panthers vs Hubli Tigers at Mysuru on 19.09.15 – Only game at 5.00 PM – Hubli Tigers won by 23 runs

Mohd Taha’s boundary fours aggregate at the end of this game read 32. He became the fourth batsman to score 25 plus boundary fours in KPL 2015. Others are Arjun Hoysala {33}, KB Pawan {28} and SH Kirmani {26}, He also became the second batsman to score 30 plus boundary fours in KPL 2015. SH Kirmani has scored 33 boundary fours.

Mohd Taha’s boundaru sixes aggreate at the end of this game read 15. He became the fourth batsman to score ten or more boundary sixes in KPL 2015. Others are SH Kirmnai {17}, R Jonathan {11} and RV Uthappa {10}.

With 15 boundary fours to his credit, Mohd Taha now occupies the second place in the list of batsmen who have scored most boundary sixes in KPL 2015. SH Kirmani leads the table with 17 boundary sixes.

Mohd Taha and KB Pawan added 58 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the fifth occasion of Hubli Tigers batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership for the first wicket through this pair in KPL 2015. Mohd Taha and NS Bhille added 64 runs for the fourth wicket

Mohd Taha scored 93 runs in this game to provide the 120th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in KPL. It also provides the 72nd occasion of an opening batsman scoring a fifty in KPL

Mohd Taha’s 93 in this game provide the fifth occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in KPL.

Mohd Taha became the second batsman to total 300 plus runs KPL 2015. His aggregate at the end of this game read 307. SH Kirmani has scored 338 runs.

R Vinay Kumar’s two wickets in this game gave him a total of 33 wickets in KPL. K Gowtham has most wickets in KPL. He has captured 36 wickets.

SL Akshay captured four for 29 in this game to provide the 31st occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in KPL. SL Akshay became the second Hubli Tigers bowler to capture four wickets in KPL. D Negi had figures of 4 for 9 against Rockstars at Hubblli on 04.09.15

R Jonathan has an aggregate of 725 runs in KPL at the end of this game and now he occupies the second place in the list of batsmen who have scored most runs in KPL. MA Agarwal occupies the first place with 740 runs. R Jonathan went past B Chipli who has an aggregate of 724 runs on his way to second place.

COMPILED BY HR GOPALA KRISHNA – OFFICIAL STATISTICIAN – FROM MYSURU – FOR KARNATAKA STATE CRICKET ASSOCIATION.

Match reports of KPL games – Match No 27 to 30

MRKPL-M27 – Namma Shivamogga vs Mangalore United at Mysuru on 17.09.15 – Mangalore United won by three wickets

Namma Shivamogga batted first in this game after winning the toss. It could muster a none-too-comfortable total of 137 for 7. Skipper STR Binny’s 44 was the main contribtion to Namma Shivamogga’s total. RG More, SK Moinuddin and BN Bharath shared the spoils with two wickets apiece. S Gopal {24} was the other batsman to score 20 plus runs

Mangalore United romped home by three wickets. STR Biiny led his team astutely and made the opponents task difficult a bit difficult. He picked up two wickets and held an acrobatic catch to dismiss opener RP Kadam.

MRKPL-M28 – Mysuru Warriors vs Rockstars at Mysuru on 17.09.15 – Mysuru Warriors won by 75 runs

Riding on an opening stand of 110 runs between Arjun Hoysala and skipper CM Gautham, Mysore Warriors posted a total of 175 for 5 in 20.0 overs. Arjun Hoysala made 73 while CM Gautham scored 42 before he was run out. Nikin Jose who made his debut for Mysuru Warriors made a quickfire 25 in 18 deliveries. Madan Mohan was the pick of the bowlers with a bag of 3 for 21.

Nikin Jose shone with the leather also to return with figure of 6 for 11. His figure represent the best bowling figures in KPL. None of the Rockstars batsmen had a clue to this young lad’s bowling and he virtually toyed with them. Rockstars folded for an exact 100, while Nikin Jose’s figures read an impressive 3.2-0-11-6. Introduced into the attack in the eleventh over, he played havoc to dismiss Rockstats in 16.2 overs. He was born on 21.08.2000 and has completed 15 years just last month

MRKPL-M29-Eliminator – Hubli Tigers vs Mangalore United at Mysuru on 18.09.15 – Hubli Tigers won by nine wickets

Eliminator became an one sided affair as Mangalore United were dismissed for a paltry 101. Opting to bat first after winning the toss, none of the Mangalore United batsmen fared well, thus reducing the contest to become one sided affair. Wickets fell at regular intervals, while D Nagi {3 for 13}, S Kaushik {2 for 25} and K Kamath {2 for 13} made merry. KB Pawan took three catches and the fielding of Hubli Tigers was tidy.

Chasing the modest total, Hubli Tigers romped home by nine wickets. KB Pawan and Mohd Taha ensured that there were no hick ups during the chase and posted their fourth opening stand of 71 before KB Pawan was dismissed run out for 27. Mohd Taha who scored 58 added 31 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket ensured a facile win by nine wickets. KB Pawan aggregated 280 at the end of this game

MRKPL-M30- Qualifier 1 – Belgavi Panthers vs Bijapur Bulls at Mysuru on 18.09.15 – Bijapur Bulls won by six wickets

This game also turned out to be an one sided contest. Put into bat, Belagavi Panthers posted a none-too-comfortable total of 118 for 8 in 20.0 overs. KP Appanna and KC Cariappa were the wreckers-in-chief. Both the bowlers captured three wickets each. KC Cariappa had a tally of 13 wickets in KPL 2015 as at the end of this game. AM Reddy top scored in Belagavi Panther’s innings with 27.

RV Uthappa’s 50 and useful contributions from opener RR Bhatkal {23}, SN Raju {19*}, B Akhil {13} and M Nidesh {11*} made the chase easy for Bijapur Bulls. RR Bhatkal and RV Uthappa added 73 runs for the second wicket after Bijapur Bulls lost opener R Samarth for a duck to the second delivery of the innings. S Hoover picked up two of the four wickets that fell in Bijapur Bulls’ innings. He returned with 2 for 20 in three overs.

Stats highlights of KPL games – Match No 30 – Qualifier

KPLSH_M30-Qualifier-Belagavi Panthers vs Bijapur Bulls at Mysuru on 18.09.15 – Second game at 5.30 PM – Bijapur Bulls won by six wickets

This game was Belagavi Panthers’ 32nd game in KPL and they own the record for most appearances in KPL. They leave behind Mangalore United which has played 31 games in KPL. The first game of today was Mangalore United’s 31st game.

KP Appanna’s tally of wickets in KPL 2015 read 11 at the end of this game. He became the sixth bowler to capture ten or more wickets in KPL 2015. Others are – Mitrakant Yadav {14}, KC Cariappa {13}, KP Appanna {11}. J Suchit {11}, Amit Verma {10} an CA Karthik {10}

KC Cariappa’s tally of wickets at the end of this game read 13. He now stands in the second place amongst the bowlers who have captured most wickets in KPL 2015. Mitrakant Yadav holds the first place with 14 wickets in KPL 2015.
In the previous match between the two teams – in the league stage – Bijapur Bulls had scored the same score 118 for 8 in 20.0 overs and in this game – Belgavi Panthers has poste 118 for 8 in 20.0 overs – A rare statistical coincidence. {26th match of KPL 2015 on 16.09.15}

RV Uthappa’s first boundary six in this game gave him a total of 20 boundary sixes in KPL. At the end of this game his aggregate of boundary sixes read 21. He became the seventh batsman in KPL to score 20 plus boundary sixes. Others are – MA Agarwal {33}, B Chipli {31}, R Jonathan {27}, B Akhil {26}, J Arunkumar {26} and AA Joshi {21}.

RV Uthappa scored 50 in this game to provide the 119th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in KPL. It also provides the 16th occasion of wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in KPL.

RV Uthappa’s run aggreate in KPL 2015 read 252 at the end of this game. He became the fourth batsman to total 250 plus runs in KPL 2015. Others are – SH Kirmani {338}, KB Pawan {280} and Arjun Hoysala {268}

COMPILED BY HR GOPALA KRISHNA – OFFICIAL STATISTICIAN – FROM MYSURU – FOR KARNATAKA STATE CRICKET ASSOCIATION.

Stats highlights of KPL games – Match 29 – Eliminator

KPLSH_M29-Eliminator-Hubli Tigers vs Mangalore United at Mysuru on 18.09.15 – First game at 1.30 PM – Hubli Tigers won by nine wickets

KB Pawan took three catchces in this game to provide the third occasion of a fieldsman taking three cathes in KPL 2015. His feat provides the 15th occasion of a fieldsman taking three wickets in KPL

Mangalore United was dismissed for 101 in this game which is its lowest total in KPL. Its previous lowest was 112/9 in 20.0 overs against Bangalore Provident at Banglaore on 29.09.10

Mangalore United was dismissed for 101 in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a team dismissed all out for a total less than 105 in KPL 2015. It also provides the third occasion of a team dismissed all out for a total less than 103 runs in KPL 2015.

KB Pawan and Mohd Taha posted 71 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the fourth occasion of Hubli Tigers batsman posting an opening partnership of 50 plus runs through this pair

KB Pawan now holds the second place among the batsmen who have scored most runs in KPL 2015. At the end of this game his total read 280. The first place is held by SH Kirmani who has a total of 338 runs

Mohd Taha scored 58 runs and remained not out in this game to provide the 119th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in KPL. It also provides the 71st occasion of an opening batsman scoring a fifty in KPL.

Hubli Tigers won this game by nine wickets to provide the fifth occasion of a team winning the game by nine or more wickets in KPL.

COMPILED BY HR GOPALA KRISHNA – OFFICIAL STATISTICIAN – FROM MYSURU – FOR KARNATAKA STATE CRICKET ASSOCIATION.

Stats highlights of KPL games – Match No 28

KPLSH-M28 – Mysuru Warriors vs Rockstars at Mysuru on 17.09.15 – Second game at 5.30 PM – Mysuru Warriors won by 75 runs

Arjun Hoysala and CM Gautham posted 109 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the ninth occsion of Mysuru Warriors batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership in KPL. It also provides the fourth occasiion of Mysuru Warriors batsmen positng a fifty plus runs parternship for the first wicket in KPL.

Arjun Hoysala and CM Gautham posted 109 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 19th occsion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in KPL. It also provides the tenth occasiion of batsmen positng a three figure parternship for the first wicket in KPL. It slso provides the third occasion of Mysuru Warriors batsmen posting a three figure partnership in KPL. It also provides the record stand for the first wicket by Mysuru Warriors batsmen in KPL. The previous best was 98 runs unfinished stand between KB Pawan and SA Bhavane against Rockstars at Mysuru on 03.09.14

Charan Teja’a aggregate of boundary sixes read 15 at the end of the game which is a record for most sixes by a Rockstars batsman. The next best was 12 by Rajeev.

Arjun Hoysala’s 73 in this game provides the 117th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in KPL. It also provides the 70th occasion of an opening batsman scoring a fifty in KPL

Arjuna Hoysala’s total runs in KPL 2015 read 268 at the end of the game. He owns the second place amongst the batsmen who have scored most runs in KPL 2015. The first place is held by SH Kirmani who has amassed 338 runs

Arjuna Hoysala became the third batsman to total 250 plus runs in KPL 2015. Others are – SH Kirmani {338} and KB Pawan {253}

Mysuru Warriors posted 175 for 5 in this game which is its second best total in KPL. Its best is 178 for 7 against Mangalore United at Hubli on 11.09.14. These are the only two occasions of Mysore Warriors posting a total of 175 plus runs in KPL.

Mysuru Warriors 175 for 5 in this gsme provide the fifth occasion of a team posting a total of 175 plus runs in this edition of KPL.

Nikin Jose captured 6 for 11 in this game to provide the third occasion of a bowler to capture five or more wickets in an innings in KPL. It also provides the 31st occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in KPL

Nikin Jose’s 6 for 11 represent the best innings effort by a bowler in KPL. The previosu best was 5 for 17 by DN Sagar for Brigadiers vs Maharaajas at Mysore on 18.09.09

COMPILED BY HR GOPALA KRISHNA – OFFICIAL STATISTICIAN – FROM MYSURU – FOR KARNATAKA STATE CRICKET ASSOCIATION.

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