Batsmen who have scored a fifty against India in a Twenty20I while chasing

AJ Finch scored 74 against India at Melbourne on 29.01.16 to provide the 19th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty against India while batting second – that is while chasing. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AJ Finch 74 2 Aus Ind Melbourne 29 Jan 2016
2 JH Kallis 73 2 RSA Ind Gros Islet 02 May 2010
3 SR Watson 72 2 Aus Ind Col-RPS 28 Sep 2012
4 BB McCullum 69* 2 NZl Ind Wellington 27 Feb 2009
5 JP Duminy 68* 2 RSA Ind Dharamsala 02 Oct 2015
6 MN van Wyk 67 2 RSA Ind Durban 09 Jan 2011
7 DJ Bravo 66* 2 Win Ind Lord’s 12 Jun 2009
8 F du Plessis 65 2 RSA Ind Col-RPS 02 Oct 2012
9 DA Warner 63* 2 Aus Ind Col-RPS 28 Sep 2012
10 ML Hayden 62 2 Aus Ind Durban 22 Sep 2007
11 Mohammad Hafeez 61 2 Pak Ind Bangalore 25 Dec 2012
12 Shoaib Malik 57* 2 Pak Ind Bangalore 25 Dec 2012
13 BB McCullum 56* 2 NZl Ind Christchurch 25 Feb 2009
14 Mohammad Hafeez 55 2 Pak Ind Ahmedabad 28 Dec 2012
15 Misbah-ul-Haq 53 2 Pak Ind Durban 14 Sep 2007
16 KP Pietersen 53 2 Pak Ind Kolkata 29 Oct 2011
17 KC Sangakkara 52* 2 Srl Ind Dhaka 06 Apr 2014
18 AB de Villiers 51 2 RSA Ind Dharamsala 02 Oct 2015
19 MJ Lumb 50 2 Eng Ind Mumbai 22 Dec 2012

AJ Finch scored 74 against India at Melbourne on 29.01.16 to provide the fourth occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a fifty against India while batting second – that is while chasing. All such occasions are listed below. It also represents the highest score by an Australian batsman against India while batting second in T20I. Previous best was 72 by SR Watson against India at Col-RPS on 28.09.12

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AJ Finch 74 2 Aus Ind Melbourne 29 Jan 2016
3 SR Watson 72 2 Aus Ind Col-RPS 28 Sep 2012
3 DA Warner 63* 2 Aus Ind Col-RPS 28 Sep 2012
4 ML Hayden 62 2 Aus Ind Durban 22 Sep 2007

AJ Finch scored 74 against India at Melbourne on 29.01.16 to provide the highest score by a batsman against India while batting second in T20I. Previous best was 73 by JH Kallis of South Africa at Gros Islet on 02.05.10

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AJ Finch 74 2 Aus Ind Melbourne 29 Jan 2016
2 JH Kallis 73 2 RSA Ind Gros Islet 02 May 2010

AJ Finch scored 74 against India at Melbourne on 29.01.16 to provide the sixth occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in a losing cause against India while batting second – that is while chasing. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AJ Finch 74 2 Aus Ind Melbourne 29 Jan 2016
2 JH Kallis 73 2 RSA Ind Gros Islet 02 May 2010
3 MN van Wyk 67 2 RSA Ind Durban 09 Jan 2011
4 F du Plessis 65 2 RSA Ind Col-RPS 02 Oct 2012
5 ML Hayden 62 2 Aus Ind Durban 22 Sep 2007
6 Mohammad Hafeez 55 2 Pak Ind Ahmedabad 28 Dec 2012

AJ Finch scored 74 against India at Melbourne on 29.01.16 to provide the second occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a fifty in a losing cause against India while batting second – that is while chasing. Both the occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AJ Finch 74 2 Aus Ind Melbourne 29 Jan 2016
2 ML Hayden 62 2 Aus Ind Durban 22 Sep 2007

AJ Finch scored 74 against India at Melbourne on 29.01.16 to provide the highest score by a batsman against India in a losing cause while batting second in T20I. Previous best was 73 by JH Kallis of South Africa at Gros Iselt on 02.05.10

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AJ Finch 74 2 Aus Ind Melbourne 29 Jan 2016
2 JH Kallis 73 2 RSA Ind Gros Islet 02 May 2010

 

Australia vs India – Second T20I at Melbourne on 29.01.16 – India won by 27 runs

Australia capped three cricketers – SM Boland, NM Lyon and AJ Tye for this game. They became the 75th, 76th and 77tt cricketers to represent Australia in T20Is. They also became the seventh, eighth and ninth Australian cricketers to make their T20I debut against India   

Australia capped three cricketers in this game to provide the 99th occasion of a team capping three or more cricketers in the history of T20I games. These occasions include the team’s debut in T20Is

Australia capped three cricketers in this game to provide the tenth occasion of Australia capping three or more cricketers in a T20I. This includes Australia’s debut in T20Is

Australia won the toss and inserted the opposition in this game to provide the 17th occasion of Australia doing so against all oppositions and it also provides the third such occasion against India.

Australia won the toss and inserted the opposition and lost this game to provide the tenth occasion of Australia losing a T20I game after winning the toss and inserting the opposition against various oppositions in T20Is. It also provides the third such occasion against India.

RG Sharma and AJ Finch scored 60 and 74 respectively in this game to provide the 39th occasion of rival openers scoring fifties in the history of T20I games. It also provides the third such occasion in Australia-India T20I series

RG Sharma and AJ Finch scored 60 and 74 respectively and were dismissed run out in this game to provide the very first occasion of rival openers dismissed run out after scoring fifties in the history of T20I games

RG Sharma and AJ Finch scored 60 and 74 respectively and were dismissed run out in this game to provide the 17th and 18th occasion of openers dismissed run out after scoring fifties in the history of T20I games.

RG Sharma scored 60 and was dismissed run out in this game to provide the first occasion of an Indian opener dismissed run out after scoring fifty in a T20I game.

AJ Finch scored 74 and was dismissed run out in this game to provide the third occasion of an Australian opener dismissed run out after scoring fifty in a T20I game.

AJ Finch scored 74 in this game to provide the 77th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the history of T20Is. It also provides the seventh occasion of an Australian captain scoring a fifty in a T20I

AJ Finch scored 74 in this game to provide the 21st occasion of a captain opener scoring a fifty in the history of T20Is. It also provides the first occasion of an Australian captain opener scoring a fifty in a T20I

AJ Finch scored 74 and was dismissed run out in this game to provide the third occasion of a captain opener scoring a fifty in the history of T20Is. It also provides the first occasion of an Australian captain opener dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in a T20I. All the three such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 CH Gayle 98 1 Win Ind Bridgetown 09 May 2010
2 MR Swart 89 1 Net Ken Windhoek 19 Apr 2013
3 AJ Finch 74 2 Aus Ind Melbourne 29 Jan 2016

AJ Finch became the second captain opener to be dismissed runout after scoring a fifty against India. CH Gayle was dismissed for 98 at Bridgetown on 09.05.10.

RG Sharma was dismissed run out for 60 in this game to provide the second occasion of an Indian batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in T20I. V Kohli was the other batsman. He was dismissed run out for 77 against Sri Lanka at Dhaka on 06.04.14

RG Sharma completed 900 runs in T20Is when he was on 2 during the course of his knock of 60 in this game. His run aggregate read 958 at the end of this game. He became the fifth Indian batsman to total 900 plus runs in T20Is. Others are – V Kohli {1165}, SK Raina {1024}, Yuvraj Singh {968} an G Gambhir {932}. MS Dhoni is on the threshold of joining the five elite batsman. He has an aggregate of 899 runs and need one more run for his 900 runs.

V Kohli’s 59 not out in this game provides his eleventh fifty in T20Is. He became the fifth batsman in the history of T20Is to score eleven or more fifties. Others are – BB McCullum {15}, CH Gayle {14}, TM Dilshan {12} and DA Warner {11}

AJ Finch-SE Marsh posted 94 runs for the first wicket and RG Sharma-S Dhawan added 97 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the first occasion of rival teams posting 90 plus runs partnership for the first wicket in the history of T20Is

AJ Finch-SE Marsh posted 94 runs for the first wicket a to provide the third occasion of Australian batsmen posting 90 plus runs partnership for the first wicket in T20Is

RG Sharma-S Dhawan added 97 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the first occasion of Indian batsmen posting 90 plus runs partnership for the first wicket in T20Is

V Kohli became the first batsman in T20Is to total 1000 plus runs while batting at number three. He reached the landmark when he was on 51 during the course of his knock of 59 not out in this game. At the end of this game, his run aggregate read 1008.

V Kohli became the first batsman in T20Is to score ten fifties while batting at number three. His 59 not out in this game represent his tenth fifty while batting at number three.

V Kohli became the first batsman in T20Is to score 100 plus boundary fours while batting at number three. He scored seven boundary fours in his knock of 59 not out in this game. His fifth boundary four gave him the land mark of 100 boundary fours. At the end of this game, his boundary fours aggregate read 102.

V Kohli is the only batsman in the history of T20Is – as on date – to total 1000 plus runs, score ten fifties and score 100 plus boundary fours while batting at number three.

AJ Finch’s 74 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 183rd occasion of a batsman’s fifty going in vain in the history of T20Is.  It also provides the 19th occasion of an Australian batsman’s fifty in a losing cause

AJ Finch’s 74 was in a losing cause in this game. It was his third fifty in a losing cause. He became the second Australian batsman to witness three or more fifties going in vain in T20Is. DA Warner is  the other batsman to witness his five fifties going in vain in T20Is. AJ Finch became the 16th batsman in the history of T20Is to witness three of more fifties in a losing cause

AJ Finch’s 74 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 33rd occasion of a captain’s fifty going in vain in the history of T20Is.  It also provides the fourth occasion of an Australian captain’s fifty in a losing cause

AJ Finch’s 74 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the eighth occasion of a captain opener’s fifty going in vain in the history of T20Is.  It also provides the first occasion of an Australian captain opener’s fifty in a losing cause

AJ Finch’s 74 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 76th occasion of an opener’s fifty going in vain in the history of T20Is.  It also provides the eleventh occasion of an Australian opener’s fifty in a losing cause

Bowlers who have captured 13 or more wickets in a test conceding less than 100 runs

The following list tabulates eleven bowlers who have conceded less than 100 runs and captured 13 or more wickets in a test. J Briggs of England has the best figures in this category of stats. He captured 15 wickets conceding 28 runs against South Africa at Cape Town in Mar 1899

No Player Overs M R W Team Oppn Ground Mon/Year
1 J Briggs 33.3×4 16 28 15 Eng SAF Cape Town Mar 1889
2 GA Lohmann 25.3×5 11 45 15 Eng SAF Port Elizabeth Feb 1896
3 CA Walsh 36.0 15 55 13 Win NZl Wellington Feb 1995
4 SF Barnes 37.4 14 57 13 Eng SAF The Oval Aug 1912
5 DL Underwood 48.5 25 71 13 Eng Pak Lord’s Aug 1974
6 MA Noble 33.4 7 77 13 Aus Eng Melbourne Jan 1902
7 FR Spofforth 64.3×4 33 90 14 Aus Eng The Oval Aug 1882
8 JC Laker 68.0 27 90 19 Eng Aus Manchester Jul 1956
9 JJ Ferris 54.2×5 27 91 13 Eng SAF Cape Town Mar 1892
10 C Blythe 38.3 10 99 15 Eng SAF Leeds Jul 1907
11 AV Bedser 55.5 23 99 14 Eng Aus Nottingham Jun 1953

 

 

Bowlers who have captured 13 plus wickets in a test – K Rabada is the new entrant to the elite club

K Rabada of South Africa captured 13 wickets conceding 144 runs in the just concluded test against England at Centurion to provide the 51st occasion of a bowler capturing 13 or more wickets in a test. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Overs M R W Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 FR Spofforth 60.0×4 25 110 13 Aus Eng Melbourne 02 Jan 1879
2 FR Spofforth 64.3×4 33 90 14 Aus Eng The Oval 28 Aug 1882
3 W Bates 59.2×4 28 102 14 Eng Aus Melbourne 19 Jan 1883
4 J Briggs 33.3×4 16 28 15 Eng SAF Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
5 JJ Ferris 54.2×5 27 91 13 Eng SAF Cape Town 19 Mar 1892
6 GA Lohmann 25.3×5 11 45 15 Eng SAF Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896
7 T Richardson 110.3×5 39 244 13 Eng Aus Manchester 16 Jul 1896
8 SF Barnes 80.1 22 163 13 Eng Aus Melbourne 01 Jan 1902
9 MA Noble 33.4 7 77 13 Aus Eng Melbourne 01 Jan 1902
10 W Rhodes 30.2 3 124 15 Eng Aus Melbourne 01 Jan 1904
11 C Blythe 38.3 10 99 15 Eng SAF Leeds 29 Jul 1907
12 SF Barnes 37.4 14 57 13 Eng SAF The Oval 12 Aug 1912
13 SF Barnes 65.3 16 159 17 Eng SAF Johannesburg 26 Dec 1913
14 SF Barnes 61.5 17 144 14 Eng SAF Durban 14 Feb 1914
15 AA Mailey 76.2 9 236 13 Aus Eng Melbourne 11 Feb 1921
16 JC White 124.5 37 256 13 Eng Aus Adelaide 01 Feb 1929
17 CV Grimmett 96.2 28 199 14 Aus SAF Adelaide 29 Jan 1932
18 H Verity 58.3 23 104 15 Eng Aus Lord’s 22 Jun 1934
19 CV Grimmett 93.0 41 173 13 Aus SAF Durban 28 Feb 1936
20 MH Mankad 71.2 30 131 13 Ind Pak Delhi 16 Oct 1952
21 HJ Tayfield 66.5 22 165 13 SAF Aus Melbourne 24 Dec 1952
22 AV Bedser 55.5 23 99 14 Eng Aus Nottingham 11 Jun 1953
23 JC Laker 68.0 27 90 19 Eng Aus Manchester 26 Jul 1956
24 Fazal Mahmood 75.0 28 114 13 Pak Aus Karachi 11 Oct 1956
25 HJ Tayfield 74.0 26 192 13 SAF Eng Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957
26 JM Patel 61.3 23 124 14 Ind Aus Kanpur 19 Dec 1959
27 RAL Massie 60.1 16 137 16 Aus Eng Lord’s 22 Jun 1972
28 AW Greig 69.1 17 156 13 Eng Win Port of Spain 30 Mar 1974
29 DL Underwood 48.5 25 71 13 Eng Pak Lord’s 08 Aug 1974
30 MA Holding 53.4 15 149 14 Win Eng The Oval 12 Aug 1976
31 IT Botham 48.5 14 106 13 Eng Ind Mumbai 15 Feb 1980
32 Imran Khan 52.2 11 116 14 Pak Srl Lahore 22 Mar 1982
33 Sir RJ Hadlee 52.3 13 123 15 NZl Aus Brisbane 08 Nov 1985
34 Abdul Qadir 73.0 27 101 13 Pak Eng Lahore 25 Nov 1987
35 ND Hirwani 33.5 6 136 16 Ind Win Chennai 11 Jan 1988
36 MG Hughes 73.1 16 217 13 Aus Win Perth 02 Dec 1988
37 BA Reid 61.0 20 148 13 Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 1990
38 Waqar Younis 56.0 15 135 13 Pak Zim Karachi 01 Dec 1993
39 CA Walsh 36.0 15 55 13 Win NZl Wellington 10 Feb 1995
40 M Muralitharan 113.5 41 220 16 Srl Eng The Oval 27 Aug 1998
41 A Kumble 51.0 13 149 14 Ind Pak Delhi 04 Feb 1999
42 J Srinath 46.0 10 132 13 Ind Pak Kolkata 16 Feb 1999
43 M Muralitharan 76.0 13 171 13 Srl SAF Galle 20 Jul 2000
44 Harbhajan Singh 68.2 15 196 13 Ind Aus Kolkata 11 Mar 2001
45 Harbhajan Singh 80.1 26 217 15 Ind Aus Chennai 18 Mar 2001
46 WPUJC Vaas 57.2 8 191 14 Srl Win Colombo (SSC) 29 Nov 2001
47 M Muralitharan 66.4 26 115 13 Srl Zim Kandy 04 Jan 2002
48 A Kumble 64.3 12 181 13 Ind Aus Chennai 14 Oct 2004
49 M Ntini 47.5 10 132 13 SAF Win Port of Spain 08 Apr 2005
50 HMRKB Herath 55.2 5 184 14 Srl Pak Colombo (SSC) 14 Aug 2014
51 K Rabada 39.4 8 144 13 SAF Eng Centurion 22 Jan 2016

K Rabada of South Africa captured 13 wickets conceding 144 runs in the just concluded test against England at Centurion to provide the eleventh occasion of a bowler capturing 13 or more wickets in a test against England. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Overs M R W Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 FR Spofforth 60.0×4 25 110 13 Aus Eng Melbourne 02 Jan 1879
2 FR Spofforth 64.3×4 33 90 14 Aus Eng The Oval 28 Aug 1882
3 MA Noble 33.4 7 77 13 Aus Eng Melbourne 01 Jan 1902
4 AA Mailey 76.2 9 236 13 Aus Eng Melbourne 11 Feb 1921
5 HJ Tayfield 74.0 26 192 13 SAF Eng Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957
6 RAL Massie 60.1 16 137 16 Aus Eng Lord’s 22 Jun 1972
7 MA Holding 53.4 15 149 14 Win Eng The Oval 12 Aug 1976
8 Abdul Qadir 73.0 27 101 13 Pak Eng Lahore 25 Nov 1987
9 BA Reid 61.0 20 148 13 Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 1990
10 M Muralitharan 113.5 41 220 16 Srl Eng The Oval 27 Aug 1998
11 K Rabada 39.4 8 144 13 SAF Eng Centurion 22 Jan 2016

K Rabada of South Africa captured 13 wickets conceding 144 runs in the just concluded test against England at Centurion to provide the fourth occasion of a South African bowler capturing 13 or more wickets in a test. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Overs M R W Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 HJ Tayfield 66.5 22 165 13 SAF Aus Melbourne 24 Dec 1952
2 HJ Tayfield 74.0 26 192 13 SAF Eng Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957
3 M Ntini 47.5 10 132 13 SAF Win Port of Spain 08 Apr 2005
4 K Rabada 39.4 8 144 13 SAF Eng Centurion 22 Jan 2016

The following table lists the bowlers who have captured 13 plus wickets in a test on two or more occasions. SF Barnes is the only bowler to capture 13 or more wickets on four occasions in thw annals of test cricket. M Muralitharan [03}, A Kumble {02}, CV Grimmett {02}. FR Spofforth {02}, Harbhajan Singh {02} and HJ Tayfield {02} are the other six bowlers who have captured 13 plus wickets on two o  more occasions

No Player Overs M R W Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 A Kumble 51.0 13 149 14 Ind Pak Delhi 04 Feb 1999
2 A Kumble 64.3 12 181 13 Ind Aus Chennai 14 Oct 2004
                   
1 CV Grimmett 96.2 28 199 14 Aus SAF Adelaide 29 Jan 1932
2 CV Grimmett 93.0 41 173 13 Aus SAF Durban 28 Feb 1936
                   
1 FR Spofforth 60.0×4 25 110 13 Aus Eng Melbourne 02 Jan 1879
2 FR Spofforth 64.3×4 33 90 14 Aus Eng The Oval 28 Aug 1882
                   
1 Harbhajan Singh 68.2 15 196 13 Ind Aus Kolkata 11 Mar 2001
2 Harbhajan Singh 80.1 26 217 15 Ind Aus Chennai 18 Mar 2001
                   
1 HJ Tayfield 66.5 22 165 13 SAF Aus Melbourne 24 Dec 1952
2 HJ Tayfield 74.0 26 192 13 SAF Eng Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957
                   
1 M Muralitharan 113.5 41 220 16 Srl Eng The Oval 27 Aug 1998
2 M Muralitharan 76.0 13 171 13 Srl SAF Galle 20 Jul 2000
3 M Muralitharan 66.4 26 115 13 Srl Zim Kandy 04 Jan 2002
                   
1 SF Barnes 80.1 22 163 13 Eng Aus Melbourne 01 Jan 1902
2 SF Barnes 37.4 14 57 13 Eng SAF The Oval 12 Aug 1912
3 SF Barnes 65.3 16 159 17 Eng SAF Johannesburg 26 Dec 1913
4 SF Barnes 61.5 17 144 14 Eng SAF Durban 14 Feb 1914

 

Tests won by teams when its captain failed to open the account in both innings of the test

South Africa won the just concluded test against England at Centurion by 280 runs to provide the fourth occasion of a team winning a test when its captain collected a pair. AB de Villiers – South African captain –  had failed to open his account in both innings of this test. All the four occasions are listed below

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date Result of the match
1 J Darling 0 0 Aus Eng Sheffield 03 Jul 1902 Aus Won by 143 runs
2 N Hussain 0 0 Eng Win The Oval 31 Aug 2000 Eng Won by 158 runs
3 MS Atapattu 0 0 Srl Pak Faisalabad 20 Oct 2004 Srl Won by 201 runs
4 AB de Villiers 0 0 SAF Eng Centurion 22 Jan 2016 SAF Won By 280 runs

Australia and South Africa are the two teams to win a test against England under this category of statistics. Australia had won the only test to be played at Sheffield by 143 runs when its captain J Darling collated a pair. After a gap of 114 years, England lost a test when the opponent captain collected a pair

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date Result of the match
1 J Darling 0 0 Aus Eng Sheffield 03 Jul 1902 Aus Won by 143 runs
2 AB de Villiers 0 0 SAF Eng Centurion 22 Jan 2016 SAF Won By 280 runs

South Africa’s winning margin – by 280 runs – at Centurion – provide the largest victory msrgin

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date Result of the match
1 AB de Villiers 0 0 SAF Eng Centurion 22 Jan 2016 SAF Won By 280 runs
2 MS Atapattu 0 0 Srl Pak Faisalabad 20 Oct 2004 Srl Won by 201 runs
3 N Hussain 0 0 Eng Win The Oval 31 Aug 2000 Eng Won by 158 runs
4 J Darling 0 0 Aus Eng Sheffield 03 Jul 1902 Aus Won by 143 runs

 

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