Bangladesh becomes the first team to deploy eight bowlers in a T20I innings against India

Bangladesh deployed eight bowlers in India’s innings in the T20I at Delhi on 03.11.19 to provide the 36th occasion of a team deploying eight or more bowlers in an innings in T20Is. All such occasions are tabulated below. It also provides the first such occasion by any team against India in T20Is

No Team Inns Opposition Ground Start Date Bowl
1 India 1 v South Africa Nottingham 16 Jun 2009 8
2 Canada 2 v Kenya Dubai (DSC) 10 Feb 2010 8
3 Zimbabwe 2 v West Indies Port of Spain 28 Feb 2010 8
4 West Indies 1 v South Africa North Sound 19 May 2010 8
5 Bangladesh 1 v Pakistan Dhaka 29 Nov 2011 8
6 New Zealand 1 v Zimbabwe Hamilton 14 Feb 2012 8
7 India 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 30 Mar 2012 8
8 Netherlands 2 v Bangladesh The Hague 25 Jul 2012 8
9 India 2 v Australia Colombo (RPS) 28 Sep 2012 8
10 West Indies 2 v Zimbabwe North Sound 03 Mar 2013 8
11 Kenya 1 v Afghanistan Sharjah 24 Nov 2013 8
12 Kenya 2 v Canada Sharjah 26 Nov 2013 8
13 Netherlands 1 v Ireland Sylhet 21 Mar 2014 8
14 Netherlands 2 v Nepal Amstelveen 30 Jun 2015 8
15 Australia 1 v England Cardiff 31 Aug 2015 8
16 Oman 2 v Hong Kong Abu Dhabi 26 Nov 2015 8
17 Sri Lanka 2 v Pakistan Dhaka 04 Mar 2016 8
18 Sri Lanka 1 v Pakistan Lahore 29 Oct 2017 8
19 Sri Lanka 2 v Bangladesh Sylhet 18 Feb 2018 8
20 Ireland 1 v Netherlands Al Amerat 17 Feb 2019 8
21 Ireland 1 v Afghanistan Dehradun 23 Feb 2019 8
22 Spain 2 v Malta Cartagena 30 Mar 2019 8
23 Panama 1 v Costa Rica Naucalpan 25 Apr 2019 8
24 Norway 1 v Jersey Castel 16 Jun 2019 8
25 Thailand 2 v Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 24 Jun 2019 8
26 Qatar 1 v Kuwait Doha 06 Jul 2019 8
27 Czech Republic 1 v Luxembourg Ilfov County 01 Sep 2019 8
28 Czech Republic 1 v Austria Ilfov County 01 Sep 2019 8
29 Netherlands 2 v Hong Kong Al Amerat 10 Oct 2019 8
30 Papua New Guinea 1 v Bermuda ICCA Dubai 19 Oct 2019 9
31 Papua New Guinea 2 v Namibia ICCA 2 Dubai 20 Oct 2019 8
32 Namibia 1 v Papua New Guinea                                ICCA 2 Dubai 20 Oct 2019 8
33 Papua New Guinea 1 v Scotland ICCA Dubai 21 Oct 2019 8
34 Spain 1 v Gibraltar Cartagena 27 Oct 2019 8
35 Papua New Guinea 2 v Namibia Dubai (DSC) 01 Nov 2019 8
36 Bangladesh 1 v India Delhi                                03 Nov 2019 8

It also provides the second occasion of Bangladesh deploying eight or more bowlers in a T20I innings. The first such occasion was against Pakistan at Dhaka on 27.09.11.

No Team Inns Opposition Ground Start Date Bowl
1 Bangladesh 1 v Pakistan Dhaka 29 Nov 2011 8
2 Bangladesh 1 v India Delhi                                03 Nov 2019 8

Papua New Guinea deployed nine  bowlers against Bermuda at ICCA Dubai on 19.10.19 to provide  the first and only occasion of a team deploying nine bowlers in an innings in the history of Twenty20 Internationals

No Team Inns Opposition Ground Start Date Bowl
1 Papua New Guinea 1 v Bermuda ICCA Dubai 19 Oct 2019 9

Netherlands {04}, Papua New Guinea {04}, India {03} and Sri Lanka {03} are the four teams in the history of T20Is to deploy eight or bowlers on three or more occasions. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Inns Opposition Ground Start Date Bowl
1 Netherlands 2 v Bangladesh The Hague 25 Jul 2012 8
2 Netherlands 1 v Ireland Sylhet 21 Mar 2014 8
3 Netherlands 2 v Nepal Amstelveen 30 Jun 2015 8
4 Netherlands 2 v Hong Kong Al Amerat 10 Oct 2019 8
         
1 Papua New Guinea 1 v Bermuda ICCA Dubai 19 Oct 2019 9
2 Papua New Guinea 2 v Namibia ICCA 2 Dubai 20 Oct 2019 8
3 Papua New Guinea 1 v Scotland ICCA Dubai 21 Oct 2019 8
4 Papua New Guinea 2 v Namibia Dubai (DSC) 01 Nov 2019 8
         
1 India 1 v South Africa Nottingham 16 Jun 2009 8
2 India 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 30 Mar 2012 8
3 India 2 v Australia Colombo (RPS) 28 Sep 2012 8
         
1 Sri Lanka 2 v Pakistan Dhaka 04 Mar 2016 8
2 Sri Lanka 1 v Pakistan Lahore 29 Oct 2017 8
3 Sri Lanka 2 v Bangladesh Sylhet 18 Feb 2018 8
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