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Second Semi final – West Indies cruise to the final – beat India in a thrilling finish with two balls to spare

2nd Semifinal: India v West Indies at Mumbai – Mar 31, 2016 – India 192/2 (20/20 ov); West Indies 196/3 (19.4/20 ov) – West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

India posted fifty plus runs for the first three wickets in this game to provide the second occasion of  India posting fifty plus runs partnership for the first three consecutive wickets in the history of T20Is. It also provides the very first such occasion in the history of the World Cup. RG Sharma and AM Rahane added 62 runs for the first wicket, AM Rahane and V Kohli added 66 runs for the second wicket and V Kohli and MS Dhoni added 64 runs in an unfinished stand for the third wicket in this game. The other such occasion by Indian batsmen was witnessed against Sri Lanka at Mohali on 12.12.09. The two occasions of Indian batsmen posting fifty plus runs for the first three consecutive wickets are listed below

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 G Gambhir, V Sehwag 1 58 2 Ind Srl Mohali 12.12.09
  MS Dhoni, V Sehwag 2 50 2 Ind Srl Mohali 12.12.09
  MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh 3 80 2 Ind Srl Mohali 12.12.09
                 
2 AM Rahane, RG Sharma 1 62 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
  V Kohli, AM Rahane 2 66 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
  MS Dhoni, V Kohli 3 64* 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16

T20 Internationals has witnessed five occasions of a team posting three fifty partnerships in an innings and all the five occasions are listed below

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 MJ Guptill, BB McCullum 2 54 2 NZl Ind Christchurch 25.02.09
  BB McCullum, LRPL Taylor 3 50 2 NZl Ind Christchurch 25.02.09
  BB McCullum, JDP Oram 4 60* 2 NZl Ind Christchurch 25.02.09
                 
2 G Gambhir, V Sehwag 1 58 2 Ind Srl Mohali 12.12.09
  MS Dhoni, V Sehwag 2 50 2 Ind Srl Mohali 12.12.09
  MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh 3 80 2 Ind Srl Mohali 12.12.09
                 
3 MJ Guptill, BB McCullum 2 52 1 NZl Aus Christchurch 28.02.10
  GJ Hopkins, BB McCullum 5 68 1 NZl Aus Christchurch 28.02.10
  BB McCullum, NL McCullum 7 50* 1 NZl Aus Christchurch 28.02.10
                 
4 TM Dilshan, MDKJ Perera 1 91 1 Srl Win Pallekele 09.11.15
  LD Chandimal, D Jayasuriya 3 54 1 Srl Win Pallekele 09.11.15
  LD Chandimal, AD Mathews 4 60* 1 Srl Win Pallekele 09.11.15
                 
5 AM Rahane, RG Sharma 1 62 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
  V Kohli, AM Rahane 2 66 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
  MS Dhoni, V Kohli 3 64* 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16

V Kohli scored 89 not out in this game which represent his 16th fifty in T20Is. He now owns the record for most fifties in T20Is. He went past CH Gayle and BB McCullum who had scored 15 fifties in T20Is.

V Kohli became the third batsman to total 1000 plus run with the help of their fifties alone. The total of his sixteen fifties aggregate to 1073. The other two batsmen who have accomplished such a feat in T20Is are – CH Gayle {1139} and BB McCullum {1100}. V Kohli is the only batsman to score 100 plus boundary fours under this criterion. He has scored 112 boundary fours in his sixteen fifties.

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 CH Gayle Win 15 15 4 1139 117 103.54 2 13 0 90 82
2 BB McCullum NZl 15 15 6 1100 123 122.22 2 13 0 94 56
3 V Kohli Ind 16 16 9 1073 90* 153.28 0 16 0 112 23

This game witnessed five fifty plus runs partnerships – three from India and two from West Indies to provide the second occasion of a match producing five fifty plus runs partnerships in the history of T20Is. The other such occasion was witnessed in the match between New Zealand and Australia at Christchurch on 28.02.10

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 MJ Guptill, BB McCullum 2 52 1 NZl Aus Christchurch 28.02.10
2 GJ Hopkins, BB McCullum 5 68 1 NZl Aus Christchurch 28.02.10
3 BB McCullum, NL McCullum 7 50* 1 NZl Aus Christchurch 28.02.10
4 BJ Haddin, MJ Clarke 2 73 3 Aus NZl Christchurch 28.02.10
5 MJ Clarke, CL White 4 82 1 Aus NZl Christchurch 28.02.10
                 
1 AM Rahane, RG Sharma 1 62 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
2 V Kohli, AM Rahane 2 66 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
3 MS Dhoni, V Kohli 3 64* 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
4 J Charles, LMP Simmons 3 97 2 Win Ind Mumbai 31.03.16
5 LMP Simmons, AD Russsel 4 80* 2 Win Ind Mumbai 31.03.16

This game witnessed five fifty plus runs partnerships – three from India and two from West Indies to provide the first occasion of a match producing five fifty plus runs partnerships in the history of WT20.

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 AM Rahane, RG Sharma 1 62 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
2 V Kohli, AM Rahane 2 66 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
3 MS Dhoni, V Kohli 3 64* 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31.03.16
4 J Charles, LMP Simmons 3 97 2 Win Ind Mumbai 31.03.16
5 LMP Simmons, AD Russsel 4 80* 2 Win Ind Mumbai 31.03.16

V Kohli now owns the record for most unbeaten fifties in the WT20. His 89 not out was his sixth unbeaten fifty and he went past RG Sharma who has scored five unbeaten fifties in WT20. The following table furnishes the performance of these two batsmen

V Kohli of India
No Runs 4s 6s Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 78* 8 2 3 2 v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 30 Sep 2012
2 57* 3 1 3 2 v Bangladesh Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
3 72* 5 2 3 2 v South Africa Dhaka 04 Apr 2014
4 55* 7 1 3 2 v Pakistan Kolkata 19 Mar 2016
5 82* 9 2 3 2 v Australia Mohali 27 Mar 2016
6 89* 11 1 3 1 v West Indies Mumbai 31 Mar 2016
RG Sharma of India
No Runs 4s 6s Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 50* 7 2 5 1 v South Africa Durban 20 Sep 2007
2 52* 4 1 2 2 v Ireland Nottingham 10 Jun 2009
3 79* 4 6 4 2 v Australia Bridgetown 07 May 2010
4 55* 5 1 4 1 v England Colombo (RPS) 23 Sep 2012
5 62* 5 2 1 2 v West Indies Dhaka 23 Mar 2014

V Kohli’s 89 not out represents his highest score in WT20. His previous best was 82 not out against Australia at Mohali on 27 Mar 2016.

V Kohli scored eleven boundary fours in his knock of 89 not out in this game to become the first Indian batsman to score ten or more boundary fours in an innings of a WT20 game. The previous best was nine fours scored by SK Raina and V Kohli. SK Raina had scored nine boundary fours in his knock of 101 against South Africa at Gros Islet on 02.05.10 while V Kohli had scored nine boundary fours in his knock of 82 not out against Australia at Delhi on 27.03.16

V Kohli is one of the three Indian batsmen who have amassed 700 plus runs while batting first in T20Is.  RG Sharma {776}, V Kohli {723} and SK Raina {721} are the three Indian batsmen

V Kohli’s run aggregate in T20Is read 1641 at the end of this game. He became the eighth batsman to total 1600 plus runs in the history of T20Is.

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 BB McCullum NZl 71 70 10 2140 123 35.66 2 13 3 199 91
2 TM Dilshan Srl 78 77 12 1884 104* 28.98 1 13 10 222 33
3 MJ Guptill NZl 61 59 7 1806 101* 34.73 1 10 2 169 76
4 Umar Akmal Pak 79 76 13 1689 94 26.80 0 8 8 122 55
5 JP Duminy RSA 70 64 21 1654 96* 38.46 0 9 6 122 56
6 V Kohli Ind 43 40 12 1641 90* 58.60 0 16 0 173 32
7 DA Warner Aus 61 61 3 1633 90* 28.15 0 12 5 154 74
8 Mohd Hafeez Pak 77 75 4 1614 86 22.73 0 9 5 175 39

V Kohli’s run aggregate in WT20 read 777 at the end of this game. He became the fifth batsman to total 700 plus runs in WT20. Others are – DPMD Jayawardene {1016}, CH Gayle {916}, TM Dilshan {897} and AB de Villiers {717}.

RG Sharma, V Kohli and Yuvraj Singh share the Indian record for most fifties while batting first in a T20I game. They have scored six fifties each. V Kohli and Yuvraj Singh share the Indian record for most half centuries while batting first. Both the batsmen have scored six half centuries.

V Kohli’s run aggregate in T20Is while batting at number three reads 1484. He owns the record for most runs scored by a batsman in T20Is while batting at number three. He is the only batsman in T20Is to score 1000 plus runs at number three.  His run aggregate in WT20s read 777 while batting at number three. He owns the record for most runs scored by a batsman in T20Is while batting at number three. He is the only batsman in WT20 to score 700 plus runs at number three.

V Kohli’s 89 not out in this game represent his ninth fifty in WT20. He now shares the record for most fifties by a batsman in WT20 with CH Gayle of West Indies. CH Gayle has also scored nine fifties in WT20. V Kohli’s 89 not out in this game represent his ninth half century. He now own the record for most half centuries by a batsman in WT20. CH Gayle has scored seven half centuries in WT20

J Charles and LMP Simmons added 97 runs for the third wicket in this game to provide the 23rd occasion of West Indies batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership in WT20 and it also provides the eighth such occasion for the third wicket in WT20. This stand represent the record stand for the third wicket by West Indies batsmen in WT20. The previous best was the 83 runs partnership between CH Gayle and DJ Bravo against Australia at Col-RPS on 05.10.12

LMP Simmons and AD Russell added 80 runs in an unfinished stand for the third wicket in this game to provide the 24th occasion of West Indies batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership in WT20 and it also provides the fourth such occasion for the fourth wicket in WT20. This stand represent the record stand for the fourth wicket by West Indies batsmen in WT20. The previous best was the 65 runs partnership between CH Gayle and KA Pollard against Australia at Col-RPS on 05.10.12

J Charles and LMP Simmons scored 52 and 82 not out in this game to provide the 21st and 22nd occasion of West Indies batsman scoring fifties in WT20. J Charles’ 52 provides the 15th  occasion of a West Indies opening batsman scoring a fifty in WT20.

J Charles and LMP Simmons registered their second fifties when they scored 52 and 82 not out in this game. LMP Simmons registered his highest individual score in WT20. His previous best was 77 against South Africa at The Oval on 13.06.09.

No Player Runs Inns Oppn Ground Start Date
1 J Charles 84 1 Eng Pallekele 27 Sep 2012
2 J Charles 52 2 Ind Mumbai 31 Mar 2016
             
1 LMP Simmons 77 2 RSA The Oval 13 Jun 2009
2 LMP Simmons 82* 2 Ind Mumbai 31 Mar 2016

J Charles’ 52 in this game represent the second fifty by a West Indies opening batsman against India in WT20 – the first being – CH Gayle’s 98 Bridgetown on 09.05.10. J Charles’ 52 and LMP Simmons’s 82 not out in this game provide the third fourth occasion of a West Indies batsman scoring a fifty against India in WT20. All the four occasions are listed below in the order of descending runs scored

No Player Runs Inns Oppn Ground Start Date
1 CH Gayle 98 1 Ind Bridgetown 09 May 2010
2 LMP Simmons 82* 2 Ind Mumbai 31 Mar 2016
3 DJ Bravo 66* 2 Ind Lord’s 12 Jun 2009
4 J Charles 52 2 Ind Mumbai 31 Mar 2016

West Indies won this game by seven wickets with two balls to spare to provide the eighth occasion of a team winning a WT20 game with two balls to spare. All such occasions are listed below

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Oppn Ground Date
1 Pak 2 wkts 2 134 19.4 20.0 RSA Col-RPS 28.09.12
2 HKG 2 wkts 2 109 19.4 20.0 Ban Chittagong 20.03.14
3 Ind 7 wkts 2 130 19.4 20.0 Win Dhaka 23.03.14
4 Win 6 wkts 2 179 19.4 20.0 Aus Dhaka 28.03.14
5 Oman 2 wkts 2 155 19.4 20.0 Ire Dharamsala 09.03.14
6 Eng 2 wkts 2 230 19.4 20.0 RSA Mumbai 18.03.16
7 Win 3 wkts 2 123 19.4 20.0 RSA Nagpur 25.03.16
8 Win 7 wkts 2 193 19.4 20.0 Ind Mumbai 31.03.16

West Indies won this game by seven wickets with two balls to spare to provide the third occasion of a West Indies winning a WT20 game with two balls to spare. All such occasions are listed below

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Oppn Ground Date
1 Win 6 wkts 2 179 19.4 20.0 Aus Dhaka 28.03.14
2 Win 3 wkts 2 123 19.4 20.0 RSA Nagpur 25.03.16
3 Win 7 wkts 2 193 19.4 20.0 Ind Mumbai 31.03.16

V Kohli’s 89 not out in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 64th occasion of a batsman’s fifty going in vain in WT20 and also provide the sixth such occasion by an Indian batsman. It represents the highest score by an Indian batsman in a losing cause in WT20. The previous best was 79 not out by RG Sharma against Australia at Bridgetown on 07.05.10. It also represents the eighth occasion of a batsman’s fifty going in vain against West Indies in vain. It also represents the highest score by a batsman in a losing cause against West Indies in WT20. The previous best was 71 not out by EJG Morgan at Pallekele on 22.09.12

V Kohli’s 89 not out in this game was in a losing cause to provide the fifth occasion of 80 plus score by a batsman in a losing cause in WT20. All such occasions are listed below. It also provides the second best score in a losing cause in WT20. The best score was CH Gayle’s 117 against South Africa at Jo’burg on 11.09.07

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 CH Gayle 117 1 Win RSA Jo’burg 11 Sep 2007
2 V Kohli 89* 1 Ind Win Mumbai 31 Mar 2016
3 M Jayawardene 89 1 Srl Ent Chittagong 27 Mar 2014
4 Shakib Al Hasan 84 1 Ban Pak Pallekele 25 Sep 2012
5 M Jayawardene 81 1 Srl NZl Providence 30 Apr 2010

 

First Semi final – England cruise to final – beat New Zealand by seven wickets

1st Semifinal: England v New Zealand at Delhi – Mar 30, 2016 – New Zealand 153/8 (20/20 ov); England 159/3 (17.1/20 ov) – England won by 7 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)

New Zealand lost its first game of WT20 2016 when it lost the first semifinal to England by seven wickets. New Zealand was the only team which had won the four games in the Super 10 Group league fixtures

MG Guptill and KS Williamson earned the distinction of becoming the second pair to partner 1000 plus runs for various wickets in T20Is. They added 17 runs for the first wicket in this game which fetched them 1012 runs. The first pair to accomplish such a feat was Australian pair of DA Warner and SR Watson which has partnered 1154 runs.

KS Williamson and C Munro added 74 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 23rd occasion of New Zealand batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership in WT20 and also provides the fourth such occasion for the second wicket by New Zealand batsmen in WT20.

JJ Roy and AD Hales added 82 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 31st occasion of England batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership in WT20 and also provides the fifth such occasion for the first wicket in WT20. It also provides the second occasion of England batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership for the second wicket against New Zealand in WT20, the first occasion being the 62 runs stand between DL Maddy and VS Solanki at Durban on 18.09.07. Thus the JJ Roy-AD Hales partnership of 82 runs for the first wicket in this game represent the record first wicket stand by England batsmen against New Zealand in WT20.

This stand provides the fifth fifty plus runs partnership by England batsmen against New Zealand for various wickets in WT20 and also provide the second best stand. The best stand is the 89 runs partnership between LJ Wright and EJG Morgan for the third wicket at Pallekele on 29.10.12.

EJG Morgan collected the first ball duck in this game to provide the eleventh occasion of a captain dismissed first ball for a duck in WT20. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs BF Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 PD Collingwood 0 1 2 Eng RSA Cape Town 16 Sep 2007
2 RT Ponting 0 1 1 Aus Win The Oval 06 Jun 2009
3 P Utseya 0 1 1 Zim NZl Providence 04 May 2010
4 Shahid Afridi 0 1 1 Pak Eng Bridgetown 06 May 2010
5 BRM Taylor 0 1 2 Zim Srl Hambantota 18 Sep 2012
6 WTS Porterfield 0 1 1 Ire Aus Col-RPS 19 Sep 2012
7 WTS Porterfield 0 1 1 Ire Win Col-RPS 24 Sep 2012
8 SL Malinga 0 1 1 Srl NZl Chittagong 31 Mar 2014
9 EJG Morgan 0 1 1 Eng Afg Delhi 23 Mar 2016
10 DJG Sammy 0 1 2 Win RSA Nagpur 25 Mar 2016
11 EJG Morgan 0 1 2 Eng NZl Delhi 30 Mar 2016

EJG Morgan’s first ball duck provides the third occasion of an England captain suffering from such an ignominy. All the three occasions are listed below

No Player Runs BF Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 PD Collingwood 0 1 2 Eng RSA Cape Town 16 Sep 2007
2 EJG Morgan 0 1 1 Eng Afg Delhi 23 Mar 2016
3 EJG Morgan 0 1 2 Eng NZl Delhi 30 Mar 2016

EJG Morgan became the third captain to collect the first ball duck against New Zealand in WT20 after P Utseya of Zimbabwe and SL Malinga of Sri Lanka. All the three occasions are listed below

No Player Runs BF Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 P Utseya 0 1 1 Zim NZl Providence 04 May 2010
2 SL Malinga 0 1 1 Srl NZl Chittagong 31 Mar 2014
3 EJG Morgan 0 1 2 Eng NZl Delhi 30 Mar 2016

WTS Porterfield of Ireland and EJG Morgan of England are the two captains to collect the first ball ducks on two occasions in WT20. The performance of these two captains are listed below. It is noted with interest that these two captains have suffered the ignominy of collecting the first ball ducks on two occasions in the same edition of WT20 – WTS Porterfield in 2012 edition and EJG Morgan in 2016 edition

No Player Runs BF Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 WTS Porterfield 0 1 1 Ire Aus Col-RPS 19 Sep 2012
2 WTS Porterfield 0 1 1 Ire Win Col-RPS 24 Sep 2012
                 
1 EJG Morgan 0 1 1 Eng Afg Delhi 23 Mar 2016
2 EJG Morgan 0 1 2 Eng NZl Delhi 30 Mar 201

Result Summary of England and New Zealand in WT20 at the end of this game read thus

Result summary                
Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied Tie+W Tie+L NR
England 2007-2016 31 15 15 0 0 0 1
New Zealand 2007-2016 30 15 13 0 0 2 0

Semi Finalists spotted in WT0 2016 – England to meet New Zealand and India to take on West Indies

POINTS TABLE – SUPER 10 GROUP 1

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts Net RR For Against
West Indies 4 3 1 0 0 6 +0.359 550/76.1 549/80.0
England 4 3 1 0 0 6 +0.145 725/79.4 700/78.1
South Africa 4 2 2 0 0 4 +0.651 682/77.4 645/79.2
Sri Lanka 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.461 558/78.5 573/76.0
Afghanistan 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.715 575/80.0 623/78.5
POINTS TABLE – SUPER 10 GROUP 2
Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts Net RR For Against
New Zealand 4 4 0 0 0 8 +1.900 593/80.0 441/80.0
India 4 3 1 0 0 6 -0.305 505/75.0 549/78.0
Australia 4 2 2 0 0 4 +0.233 644/78.3 631/79.1
Pakistan 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.093 649/78.0 638/75.5
Bangladesh 4 0 4 0 0 0 -1.805 517/80.0 649/78.3

 

POINTS BY MATCH: SUPER 10 GROUP 1
Result Date Team Pts Team Pts
16 Mar 2016 West Indies 2 England 0
17 Mar 2016 Sri Lanka 2 Afghanistan 0
18 Mar 2016 England 2 South Africa 0
20 Mar 2016 South Africa 2 Afghanistan 0
20 Mar 2016 West Indies 2 Sri Lanka 0
23 Mar 2016 England 2 Afghanistan 0
25 Mar 2016 West Indies 2 South Africa 0
26 Mar 2016 England 2 Sri Lanka 0
27 Mar 2016 Afghanistan 2 West Indies 0
28 Mar 2016 South Africa 2 Sri Lanka 0
POINTS BY MATCH: SUPER 10 GROUP 2
Result Date Team Pts Team Pts
15 Mar 2016 New Zealand 2 India 0
16 Mar 2016 Pakistan 2 Bangladesh 0
18 Mar 2016 New Zealand 2 Australia 0
19 Mar 2016 India 2 Pakistan 0
21 Mar 2016 Australia 2 Bangladesh 0
22 Mar 2016 New Zealand 2 Pakistan 0
23 Mar 2016 India 2 Bangladesh 0
25 Mar 2016 Australia 2 Pakistan 0
26 Mar 2016 New Zealand 2 Bangladesh 0
27 Mar 2016 India 2 Australia 0

 

SUPER 10 GROUP 1 – QUALIFYING TEAMS
Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts Net RR For Against
West Indies 4 3 1 0 0 6 +0.359 550/76.1 549/80.0
England 4 3 1 0 0 6 +0.145 725/79.4 700/78.1
SUPER 10 GROUP 2 – QUALIFYING TEAMS
Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts Net RR For Against
New Zealand 4 4 0 0 0 8 +1.900 593/80.0 441/80.0
India 4 3 1 0 0 6 -0.305 505/75.0 549/78.0

 

SEMI FINALS LINE UP
First Semi final England vs New Zealand Delhi 30.03.16
Second Semi Final India vs West Indies Mumbai 31.03.16

 

South Africa go past Sri Lanka – HM Amla completes 1000 runs and F du Plessis completes 1000 runs as captain in T20Is

32nd Match, Super 10 Group 1: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi – Mar 28, 2016 – Sri Lanka 120 (19.3/20 ov); South Africa 122/2 (17.4/20 ov) – South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

Sri Lanka was dismissed all out for 120 to provide the 55th occasion of a team dismissed all out in an innings in WT20. It also provides the fifth occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out in WT20. Sri Lanka became the third team to be dismissed all out on five or more occasions in WT20. Others are Bangladesh {07} and Afghanistan {05}. Sri Lanka’s five innings in which it has been dismissed all out are furnished below

No Score Overs Opposition Ground Start Date
1 101 19.3 v Australia Cape Town 20 Sep 2007
2 87 16.2 v Australia Bridgetown 09 May 2010
3 101 18.4 v West Indies Colombo (RPS) 07 Oct 2012
4 119 19.2 v New Zealand Chittagong 31 Mar 2014
5 120 19.3 v South Africa Delhi 28 Mar 2016

Sri Lanka was dismissed for 120 in the first innings of this game to provide the 19th occasion of a team dismissed all out while batting first in WT20. It also provides the third occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out while batting first in WT20. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh share the record for most all out dismissals while batting first in WT20. The following table details the two team’s performances

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Bangladesh 144 19.3 1 v South Africa Cape Town 15 Sep 2007
2 Bangladesh 140 19.4 1 v Pakistan Cape Town 20 Sep 2007
3 Bangladesh 108 16.3 1 v Hong Kong Chittagong 20 Mar 2014
               
1 Sri Lanka 101 19.3 1 v Australia Cape Town 20 Sep 2007
2 Sri Lanka 119 19.2 1 v New Zealand Chittagong 31 Mar 2014
3 Sri Lanka 120 19.3 1 v South Africa Delhi 28 Mar 201

HDRL Thirimanne and RAS Lakmal were dismissed for a first ball duck to provide the ninth and tenth occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman collecting the first ball duck in WT20. It also provides the 96th and 9th occasion of a batsman colleting the first ball duck in WT20

TAM Siriwardene and RAS Lakmal were dismissed run out in this game to provide the 22nd and 23rd occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen dismissed run out in WT20.  It also provides the 195th and 196th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in WT20

RAS Lakmal was dismissed run out for a first ball duck in this game to provide the 12th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out first ball for a duck in WT20, He became the first Sri Lankan batsman to be dismissed in such a manner in WT20. All the twelve occasions are listed below

No Player Runs BF Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 JS Patel 0 1 1 NZl Ind Jo’burg 16 Sep 2007
2 MJ Clarke 0 1 1 Aus Pak Jo’burg 18 Sep 2007
3 Abdur Razzak 0 1 1 Ban Pak Cape Town 20 Sep 2007
4 NS Poonia 0 1 2 Sco RSA The Oval 07 Jun 2009
5 SPD Smith 0 1 1 Aus Pak Gros Islet 02 May 2010
6 LE Bosman 0 1 1 RSA Afg Bridgetown 05 May 2010
7 Shahid Afridi 0 1 1 Pak Eng Bridgetown 06 May 2010
8 Nawroz Mangal 0 1 1 Afg Ban Dhaka 16 Mar 2014
9 SP Gauchan 0 1 1 Nep HKG Chittagong 16 Mar 2014
10 MC Sorensen 0 1 2 Ire Zim Sylhet 17 Mar 2014
11 D Ramdin 0 1 1 Win Ban Dhaka 25 Mar 2014
12 RAS Lakmal 0 1 1 Srl RSA Delhi 28 Mar 2016

Q de Kock was dismissed run out in this game to provide the 18th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman dismissed run out in WT20 and also provides the first occasion of such a dismissal for a South African batsman in WT20. It also provides the fifth occasion of a wicket keeper opening batsman dismissed run out in WT20 and the first such occasion for a South African wicket keeper opening batsman. It also provides the 197th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in WT20 and the 14th such occasion for a South African batsman

HM Amla scored 56 not out in this game to provide the 20th occasion of a South African batsman scoring a fifty in WT20. It represents the third fifty by him in WT20. He became the third South African batsman to score three or more fifties in WT20. Others are – AB de Villiers {05} and JH Kallis {03}

HM Amla’s 56 not out also provides the ninth such occasion by a South African opening batsman in WT20. HM Amla and JH Kallis share the record for most fifties by a South African opening batsman in WT20. Both the batsmen have scored three fifties.

HM Amla’s 56 not out provides the 27th occasion of a South African opening batsman scoring a fifty in T20Is. It also provides the fifth fifty by HM Amla in T20Is. He now shares the record for most fifties by a South African opening batsman in T20Is with GC Smith. GC Smith has also scored five fifties in T20Is

HM Amla’s 56 not out in this game provides the 58th occasion of a South African batsman scoring a fifty in T20Is. HM Amla became the sixth South African batsman to score five or more fifties in T20Is. Others are – JP Duminy {09}, AB de Villiers {08}, F du Plessis {08}, JH Kallis {05} and GC Smith {05}

HM Amla completed 1000 runs in T20Is when he was on 48 during his knock of 56 not out in this game. His run aggregate read 1008 at the end of this game. He became the fourth South African batsman to total 1000 plus runs in T20Is. Others are – JP Duminy {1654}, AB de Villiers {1368} and F du Plessis {1008}. He also became the 32nd batsman in the history of T20Is to aggregate 1000 plus runs

HM Amla became the eleventh opening batsman to total 1000 plus runs in T20Is and also became the first South African opening batsman to accomplish the feat

F du Plessis completed 1000 runs when he was leading South Africa in T20Is. He reached the land mark when he was on 28 during his knock of 31 in this game. He became the second captain after MS Dhoni to total 1000 plus runs as captain in T20Is. MS Dhoni has an aggregate of 1026 runs while leading India.

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
1 MS Dhoni Ind 66 58 30 1026 48* 36.64 0 0 0 70 32
2 F du Plessis RSA 31 31 6 1003 119 40.12 1 6 0 94 30

DW Steyn’s lone wicket {1 for 33} in this game fetched him an aggregate of 30 wickets in WT20. He became the eighth bowler to capture 30 plus wickets in WT20. The following table lists the bowlers who have captured 30 plus wickets in WT20

No Player Team M I Overs M Runs W BBI Ave 4 5
1 Shahid Afridi Pak 34 34 135.0 1 907 39 4/11 23.25 2 0
2 SL Malinga Srl 31 31 102.4 0 763 38 5/31 20.07 0 1
3 Saeed Ajmal Pak 23 23 89.2 1 607 36 4/19 16.86 3 0
4 BAW Mendis Srl 21 21 78.3 3 526 35 6/8 15.02 1 1
5 Umar Gul Pak 24 24 82.4 0 604 35 5/6 17.25 1 1
6 SCJ Broad Eng 26 25 86.5 2 671 30 3/17 22.36 0 0
7 Shakib Al Hasan Ban 25 24 88.1 0 586 30 4/15 19.53 2 0
8 DW Steyn RSA 23 23 83.1 1 579 30 4/17 19.30 1 0

HM Amla and F du Plessis added 60 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 26th occasion of South African batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership in WT20 and also provides the sixth such occasion for the second wicket by South African batsmen in WT20. This stand provides the second occasion of South African batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership for the second wicket against Sri Lanka in WT20, the first being the exact 50 runs partnership between HM Amla and JP Duminy at Chittagong on 22.03.14. These are the only two fifty plus runs partnerships posted by South African batsmen against Sri Lanka in WT20. Thus the 60 runs partnership between HM Amla and F du Plessis in this game not only represent the record stand by South African batsmen against Sri Lanka for any wicket in WT20 but also represent the record stand for the second wicket by South African batsmen against Sri Lanka

India book a semi final berth at the cost of Australia – MS Dhoni establishes a world record for most dismissals by a wicket keeper in WT20 – Records galore for V Kohli

31st Match, Super 10 Group 2: India v Australia at Mohali – Mar 27, 2016 – Australia 160/6 (20/20 ov); India 161/4 (19.1/20 ov) – India won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

At the end of this game DA Warner’s run aggregate in Twenty20 games read 6020. He became the fourth batsman in the history of Twenty20 games to aggregate 6000 plus runs. Others are – CH Gayle {8838}, BJ Hodge {6998} and BB McCullum {6311}

MS Dhoni established a world record for most dismissals in WT20. With three dismissals in this game, his aggregate of dismissals in WT20 read 32. He went past Kamran Akmal who had to his credit 30 dismissals in WT20

MS Dhoni took his aggregate of dismissals to 60 with his three dismissals in this game. He now shares the record for most dismissals in T20I with Kamran Akmal. Kamran Akmal has also effected 60 dismissals in T20I

MS Dhoni held two catches in this game which fetched him a total of 21 catches in WT20. He became the first wicket keeper to pouch 20 plus catches in WT20

DA Warner was dismissed stumped in this game to provide the eleventh occasion of an Australian batsman dismissed stumped in WT20. It also provides the 106th such occasion in WT20s. It also provides the very first occasion of DA Warner getting dismissed stumped in WT20.

UT Khwaja and AJ Finch added 54 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 25th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership in WT20 and also provides the tenth such occasion for the first wicket in WT20.

V Kohli and MS Dhoni added unfinished 67 runs partnership for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 28th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership in WT20 and also provide the fourth such occasion for the fifth wicket. This stand also provide the second occasion of fifty plus runs for the fifth wicket by Indian batsmen against Australia. The first occasion being – the 84 runs partnership between MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh at Dhaka on 30.03.14.

RG Sharma and S Dhawan added 23 runs for the first wicket in this game to take their partnership runs for the first wicket to 564 in T20Is. They went past G Gambhir and V Sehwag’s aggregate of 545 runs and now own the Indian record for most partnership runs for the first wicket in T20Is. They also form the tenth opening pair to partner 500 plus runs  in the history of T20Is.

V Kohli scored 82 not out in this game which represent his 15th fifty in T20Is. He now shares the record for most fifties in T20Is with CH Gayle and BB McCullum. CH Gayle and BB McCullum have also scored 15 fifties in T20Is.

V Kohli’s run aggregate in WT20 read 525 at the end of this game. He completed 500 runs when he was on 57 during his knock of 82 not out in this game. He became the third batsman to aggregate 500 plus runs in WT20. Others are – CH Gayle {706} and DPMD Jayawardene

V Kohli’s 82 not out in this game represents his eighth half century in WT20. He now owns the record for most half centuries in WT20. He went past CH Gayle who has scored seven half centuries in WT20.

V Kohli’s 82 not out represents his highest individual innings in WT20. His previous best was 78 not out against Pakistan at Col-RPS on 30.09.12. V Kohli’s 82 not out represent his fifth knock in WT20 in which he remained not out. He now shares the record for most not outs with a fifty in WT20 with RG Sharma – his team mate. The fifties scored by V Kohli and RG Sharma are tabulated below

V Kohli of India
No Runs 4s 6s Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 78* 8 2 3 2 v Pakistan Colombo (RPS) 30 Sep 2012
2 57* 3 1 3 2 v Bangladesh Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
3 72* 5 2 3 2 v South Africa Dhaka 04 Apr 2014
4 55* 7 1 3 2 v Pakistan Kolkata 19 Mar 2016
5 82* 9 2 3 2 v Australia Mohali 27 Mar 2016
RG Sharma of India
No Runs 4s 6s Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 50* 7 2 5 1 v South Africa Durban 20 Sep 2007
2 52* 4 1 2 2 v Ireland Nottingham 10 Jun 2009
3 79* 4 6 4 2 v Australia Bridgetown 07 May 2010
4 55* 5 1 4 1 v England Colombo (RPS) 23 Sep 2012
5 62* 5 2 1 2 v West Indies Dhaka 23 Mar 2014

V Kohli’s run aggregate while batting second in T20Is read 918 at the end of this game. He completed 900 runs when he was on 64 during his knock of 82 not out in this game. He became the second batsman in the history of T20Is to score 900 plus runs while batting second after BB McCullum. BB McCullum has an aggregate of 1006 runs while batting second in T20Is.

V Kohli completed 1500 runs in T20Is when he was on 30 during his knock of 82 not out in this game. His run aggregate at the end of this game read 1552. He became the ninth batsman in the history of T20Is to aggregate 1500 plus runs. The following table lists all the nine batsmen who have accomplished the feat.

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 BB McCullum NZl 71 70 10 2140 123 35.66 2 13 3 199 91
2 TM Dilshan Srl 77 76 12 1848 104* 28.87 1 13 10 218 32
3 MJ Guptill NZl 60 58 7 1791 101* 35.11 1 10 2 166 76
4 Umar Akmal Pak 79 76 13 1689 94 26.80 0 8 8 122 55
5 JP Duminy RSA 70 64 21 1654 96* 38.46 0 9 6 122 56
6 DA Warner Aus 61 61 3 1633 90* 28.15 0 12 5 154 74
7 Mohd Hafeez Pak 77 75 4 1614 86 22.73 0 9 5 175 39
8 V Kohli Ind 42 39 11 1552 90* 55.42 0 15 0 162 31
9 CH Gayle Win 48 45 4 1510 117 36.82 2 13 2 128 98

V Kohli stands fourth in the list of batsmen who have scored 1000 plus runs in a team’s winning games in T20Is. He has an aggregate of 1169 runs in India’s 29 wins in T20Is. The following table furnishes the list of batsmen who have an aggregate of 1000 plus runs in their team’s winning T20Is. V Kohli is one of the eight batsmen who have accomplished the captioned feat in T20Is

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 BB McCullum NZl 32 32 9 1279 123 55.60 1 11 2 118 58
2 MJ Guptill NZl 34 32 7 1242 101* 49.68 1 9 0 103 67
3 TM Dilshan Srl 42 41 10 1235 104* 39.83 1 7 3 153 17
4 V Kohli Ind 29 27 11 1169 90* 73.06 0 12 0 122 21
5 Mohd Hafeez Pak 41 40 2 1116 86 29.36 0 8 0 118 30
6 M Jayawardene Srl 37 37 8 1084 100 37.37 1 7 3 132 20
7 Mohd Shahzad Afg 29 29 2 1072 118* 39.70 1 8 2 103 46
8 AB de Villiers RSA 44 41 7 1008 79* 29.64 0 7 3 93 32

V Kohli and BB McCullum share the record for most fifties by a batsmen in a team’s winning T20Is. Both the batsmen have scored 12 fifties. V Kohli owns the record for most half centuries in this category of stats in T20Is. His 82 not out was his 12th half century. He went past BB McCullum who has scored 11 half centuries.

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+ 0 4s 6s
1 V Kohli Ind 29 27 11 1169 90* 73.06 0 12 12 0 122 21
2 BB McCullum NZl 32 32 9 1279 123 55.60 1 11 12 2 118 58

Afghanistan shock West Indies to post a six run victory

30th Match, Super 10 Group 1: Afghanistan v West Indies at Nagpur – Mar 27, 2016 – Afghanistan 123/7 (20/20 ov); West Indies 117/8 (20/20 ov) – Afghanistan won by 6 runs

West Indies won the toss and elected to field to provide the 96th occasion of a team inserting the opposition in WT20. West Indies lost the game by six runs after inserting the opposition provides the 46th occasion of a team losing a WT20 game after inserting the opposition. West Indies’ act of inserting the opposition in this game provides the ninth occasion of West Indies doing so in WT20, West Indies has lost four games after it had inserted the opposition including this game

S Badree captured three wickets conceding 14 runs in this game and took his aggregate of wickets to 21 while sharing the new ball as a spinner in WT20. He is the first bowler to capture 20 plus wickets in WT20 with the specifications mentioned.

Mohammad Shehzad’s boundary fours aggregate read 102 when he has batted as an opener and also kept wickets in a T20I. He became the first batsman in the history of T20I to score 100 plus boundary fours while opening the batting and also keeping wickets

Mohammad Shehzad’s boundary fours aggregate read 139 when he has kept wickets in a T20I. He now shares the record jointly for most boundary fours by a wicket keeper batsman in T20I with KC Sangakkara. KC Sangakkara has also scored 139 boundary fours while keeping wickets for Sri Lanka

At the end of this game Mohammad Shehzad’s run aggregate in T20Is read 1349 as wicket keeper batsman. He now occupies the third place amongst the wicket keeper batsmen who have scored most runs in T20Is. KC Sangakkara {1382} and BB McCullum {1352} occupy the first two places.

D Ramdin was dismissed stumped for 18 in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a wicket keeper batsman dismissed stumped in WT20, All the ten occasions are listed below. D Ramdin became the first West Indian wicket keeper batsman to be dismissed stumped in WT20.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 KC Sangakkara 15 1 Srl Pak Lord’s 12 Jun 2009
2 NJ O’Brien 31 2 Ire Srl Lord’s 14 Jun 2009
3 Kamran Akmal 37 2 Pak Srl Lord’s 21 Jun 2009
4 BJ Haddin 8 1 Aus Ind Bridgetown 07 May 2010
5 BJ Haddin 25 2 Aus Pak Gros Islet 14 May 2010
6 BRM Taylor 0 2 Zim Srl Hambantota 18 Sep 2012
7 Q de Kock 29 1 RSA Eng Chittagong 29 Mar 2014
8 W Barresi 8 1 Net Ire Dharamsala 13 Mar 2016
9 JC Buttler 21 2 Eng RSA Mumbai 18 Mar 2016
10 D Ramdin 18 2 Win Afg Nagpur 27 Mar 2016

AD Russell was dismissed run out in this game to provide the eighth occasion of a West Indian batsman dismissed run out in WT20. His run out dismissal provides the 194th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in WT20 and also provides the 40th such occasion in WT20 2016

Afghanistan won this game by six runs to provide its 29th win in T20Is and also its fifth win in WT20. The five wins are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Afghanistan won 07 wkts 12 v Hong Kong Chittagong 18 Mar 2014
2 Afghanistan won 14 runs   v Scotland Nagpur 08 Mar 2016
3 Afghanistan won 06 wkts 12 v Hong Kong Nagpur 10 Mar 2016
4 Afghanistan won 59 runs   v Zimbabwe Nagpur 12 Mar 2016
5 Afghanistan won 06 runs   v West Indies Nagpur 27 Mar 2016

Afghanistan won this game by six runs to provide the 19th occasion of a team winning a WT20 game by single digit runs margin. All such occasions are listed below

No Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Match Date
1 South Africa 1 run 129 v New Zealand Lord’s 09 Jun 2009
2 New Zealand 1 run 134 v Pakistan Bridgetown 08 May 2010
3 India 1 run 153 v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 02 Oct 2012
4 India 1 run 147 v Bangladesh Bangalore 23 Mar 2016
5 South Africa 2 runs 171 v New Zealand Chittagong 24 Mar 2014
6 England 3 runs 154 v India Lord’s 14 Jun 2009
7 South Africa 3 runs 197 v England Chittagong 29 Mar 2014
8 New Zealand 5 runs 165 v England Durban 18 Sep 2007
9 India 5 runs 158 v Pakistan Johannesburg 24 Sep 2007
10 Sri Lanka 5 runs 166 v South Africa Chittagong 22 Mar 2014
11 South Africa 6 runs 146 v Netherlands Chittagong 27 Mar 2014
12 Afghanistan 6 runs 124 v West Indies Nagpur 27 Mar 2016
13 Pakistan 7 runs 150 v South Africa Nottingham 18 Jun 2009
14 New Zealand 7 runs v Zimbabwe Providence 04 May 2010
15 Bangladesh 8 runs 154 v Netherlands Dharamsala 09 Mar 2016
16 New Zealand 8 runs 143 v Australia Dharamsala 18 Mar 2016
17 Sri Lanka 9 runs 145 v Ireland Lord’s 14 Jun 2009
18 Nepal 9 runs 142 v Afghanistan Chittagong 20 Mar 2014
19 New Zealand 9 runs v England Chittagong 22 Mar 2014

Afghanistan won this game by six runs to provide the second occasion of a team winning a WT20 game by exact six runs margin. South Africa had won its game by six runs against Netherlands at Chittagong on 27 Mar 2014 – exactly two years ago!!!! Both the  occasions are listed below

No Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Match Date
1 South Africa 6 runs 146 v Netherlands Chittagong 27 Mar 2014
2 Afghanistan 6 runs 124 v West Indies Nagpur 27 Mar 2016

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