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CLT20 : Victorian Bushrangers register an easy win over Delhi Daredevils

CLT20 : Victorian Bushrangers register an easy win over Delhi Daredevils

Match Number 03: Delhi Daredevils vs Victorian Bushrangers at Delhi on 09.10.09 : Victorian Bushrangers won by seven wickets.

Delhi’s 98 for 8 in 20.0 overs in this game represent the second occasion of a team scoring less than 100 runs in CLT20 games. Diamond Eagles has made 91 for 9 in 20.0 overs against New South Wales Bulls at Delhi on 09.10.09

Delhi’s 98 for 8 in 20.0 overs in this game represent the first occasion of a team scoring less than 100 runs while batting first in CLT20 games.

TM Dilshan who had become the first batsman to aggregate 1000 plus runs the calendar year 1002 to be exact – added 18 more runs in this game – to take his total to 1020 in 2009. At the end of this he has an aggregate of 1261 runs from 52 matches and 49 innings.

For the first time in the history of one day games in a T20 match played outside Australia, a team contained two batsmen with an aggregate of 2000 plus T20I runs. When Victorian Bushrangers met Delhi Daredevils at Delhi on 09.10.09, two batsmen of Victorian Bushrangers – B Hodge and DJ Hussey – had an aggregate of 2000 T20I runs. At the start of the match B Hodge had an aggregate of 2288 runs while DJ Hussey had totaled 2033 runs. At the end of the match, their aggregates read 2297 and 2040 runs respectively as they scored 9 and 7 in this game.

KRD Karthik became the first wicket keeper to be dismissed run out in CLT20 games. He was run out for 8 in this game. He is the fifth batsman to be dismissed run out in CLT20 games.

OA Shah collected his third T20 duck when he was dismissed for zero in this game. He became the fourth batsman to score a duck in CLT20 games played so far. Other batsmen are HH Gibbs, B Lee and MN van Wyk

RJ Quieny and B Hodge were concerned in a first wicket stand of 55 runs providing the first occasion of a first wicket partnership of fifty plus runs in CLT20 games. This stand also provides the fifth occasion of 50 plus runs partnership in CLT20 games played so far. All the five partnerships are listed below

No Wkt Runs Partner1 Partner2
Team Opp Ground Date
1 2nd 79 Warner Katich
NSW Eagles Delhi 09.10.09
2 2nd 68 Uthappa Dravid
RCB Cobras B’lore 08.10.09
3 5th 65* Taylor Pandey
RCB Cobras B’lore 08.10.09
4 5th 61 Duminy Canning
Cobras RCB B’lore 08.10.09
5 1st 55 Quiney Hodge
Victoria Delhi Delhi 09.10.09

CJ Mckay of Victoria became the third bowler to capture three wickets in CLT20 games played so far. He returned with figure of 4.0-0-17-3 in this game. Other bowlers to capture three wickets are – Praveen Kumar of RCB {3 for 32 vs Cobras at Bangalore on 08.10.09} and SR Clark of NSW {3 for 12 vs Eagles at Delhi on 09.10.09}

CLT20 : SM Katich shines with bat as NSW coasts to fine win over Diamond Eagles

CLT20 : SM Katich shines with bat as NSW coasts to fine win over Diamond Eagles

Match Number 2 : Diamond Eagles vs New South Wales at Delhi on 09.10.09. New South Wales won by 53 runs

MHN van Wyk became the eleventh wicket keeper to appear in 50 plus T20 game. This game was his 50th T20 appearance. Wicket keepers who have 50 plus T20 appearances are listed below

No Wicketkeepers Mat
1 BB McCullum 63
2 PA Nixon 60
3 JS Foster 58
4 BJM Scott 55
5 N Pothas 53
6 P Mustard 52
7 MA Wallace 51
8 KC Sangakkara 51
9 Kamran Akmal 51
10 JN Batty 51
11 MN van Wyk 50

SM Katich scored a fifty {53} in this game to become the first captain to register a fifty in CLT20 games. It was his fifth fifty as a batsman and first fifty as captain in T20 games

B Lee scored zero in this game which was his third T20 duck. He was dismissed run out for zero. The other two occasions in which he failed to open the account are – in the game between Kings Eleven Punjab and Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur on 21.04.08 and in the game between Australia and Pakistan at Dubai on 07.05.09

B Lee collected the first ball duck in this game to become the second batsman in CLT20 to collect the first ball duck after HH Gibbs of Cape Cobras {vs RCB at Bangalore on 08.10.09}

B Lee became the second batsman to be dismissed run out in CL20 games after R Dravid {RCB vs Cobras at Bangalore on 08.10.09}, In Eagles’s innings, AP McLaren and RT Bailey were run out and joined R Dravid and B Lee to become the third and fourth batsman to be dismissed run out in CLT20 games

MH van Wyk who was playing his 50th T20 game was out for duck in this game. He was caught by caught by PJ Hughes of SR Clark for zero. It was his third T20 duck

It is interesting to note that the margin of victory in this game was 53 runs and was identical with the score by NSW Captain SM Katich {he scored 53 runs}

Diamond Eagle’s score of 91 for 9 in this game represents the first team total of less than 100 runs in CLT20 games.

DA Warner and SM Katich added 79 runs for the second wicket in this game providing the fourth occasion of a fifty plus runs partnership in CLT20 games played so far. This stand represents the highest partnership for any wicket in CLT20 games played so far..

SM Katich was named Man of the Match in this game. He earned the distinction of becoming the first captain to be awarded Man of the Match in CLT20 games.

SR Clark of NSW became the second bowler to capture three wickets in CLT20 games played so far. He returned with figure of 4.0-0-12-3 in this game.

SM Katich with his 53 in this game became the fourth batsman to register a fifty in CLT20 games played so far. Others are RV Uthappa of RCB {51 vs Cobras at Bangalore on 08.10.09}, LRPL Taylor of RCB {53* vs Cobras at Bangalore on 08.10.09} and JP Duminy of Cobras {99* vs RCB at Bangalore on 08.10.09}

Cricket Australia announces its team for seven one day internationals tour of India

Cricket Australia announces its team for seven one day internationals tour of India

Australia announced its team for the ensuing tour of India in October – November 2009. Australia will play seven one day games against India at the following venues

No ODI Venue Date
1st ODI Vadodara 25.10.09
2nd ODI Nagpur 28.10.09
3rd ODI Delhi 31.10.09
4th ODI Mohali 02.11.09
5th ODI Hyderabad 05.11.09
6th ODI Guwahathi 08.11.09
7th ODI Mumbai 11.11.09

Australia squad
1 Ricky Ponting Captain
2 Michael Hussey Vice captain
3 Doug Bollinger
4 Jon Holland
5 Nathan Hauritz
6 Ben Hilfenhaus
7 James Hopes
8 Mitchell Johnson
9 Brett Lee
10 Shaun Marsh
11 Tim Paine Wicket keeper
11 Peter Siddle
13 Adam Voges
14 Shane Watson
15 Cameron White

Four Injured players – Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin Callum Ferguson and Nathen Bracken – are not part of this contingent but played in the series against England in England which Australia won by 6-1 margin. The new faces in the team are Shaun Marsh and Jon Holland.

CLT20 : JP Duminy excels with bat in Cape Cobra's victory in the inaugural fixture of CLT20

CLT20 : JP Duminy excels with bat in Cape Cobra's victory in the inaugural fixture of CLT20

Match Number 1 : Cape Cobras vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore on 08.10.09 : Cape Cobras won by five wickets with two balls to spare

RV Uthappa was playing his 50th T20 game and celebrated it by scoring a half century – 51. It was his third half century, the other two being – 50 representing India against Pakistan at Durban on 14.09.07 and 66 not out representing RCB against Mumbai Indians at Johannesburg on 03.05.99. At the end of this game, he has an aggregate of 925 T20 runs from 50 games and 47 innings

RV Uthappa and R Dravid added 68 runs for the second wicket in this game providing the first occasion of a fifty plus runs partnership in CLT20 Championship. RV Uthappa earned the distinction of registering the first fifty of CLT20 Championship.

R Dravid was run out in this game for 28 providing the second occasion of run out dismissal in T20 games. The other occasion was – he was run out for 10 in the game between RCB against Mumbai Indians at Port Elizabeth on 03.05.99.

LRPL Taylor hit four boundary sixes in his knock of 53 not out. At the end of this game he has an aggregate of 76 sixes in T20 games. He now occupies the joint second place in the list of batmen who have hit most sixes in T20 games. BB McCulllum is the other batsman who has scored 76 sixes. Only DJ Hussey has scored more sixes than LRPL Taylor and BB McCullum with 92 sixes to his credit and occupies the first place in the list.

LRPL Taylor hit four boundary fours in his knock of 53 not out. At the end this game he has an aggregate of 100 boundary fours in T20 games. He became the 57th batsman to aggregate 100 boundary fours in T20 games.

LRPL Taylor with his 53 not out in this game registered his eighth T20 fifty and seventh T20 half century.

JP Duminy completed 1500 runs in T20 games when he was on 12 during the course of his knock of 99 not out in this game. Prior to the start of this game he had an aggregate of 1488 runs. At the end of this game his aggregate stood at 1587

JP Duminy became the ninth batsman in the history of T20 games to aggregate 1500 runs. Others are BJ Hodge {2288}, DJ Hussey {2053}, HD Ackerman {1463}, GC Smith {1723}, BB McCullum {1695}, IJL Trott {1617}, M van Jaarseveld {1573} and ST Jayasuriya {1547}

JP Duminy with his 99 not out in this game became the third batsman in the history of T20 games to register a score of 99 not out. The other two batsmen are – Ashfaq Ahmed {99 not out for Lahore Eagles against Rawalpindi Rams at Karachi on 27.02.06} and Salman Butt {99 not out for Lahore Lions against Quetta Bears at Lahore on 04.10.08}

JP Duminy with his 99 not out in this game registered his 13th T20 fifty. His 13 fifties puts him in the third in the list of batsmen who have scored most T20 fifty. BJ Hodge {18} and HD Ackerman {17} occupy the first and second places in the list

JP Duminy with his 99 not out in this game registered his 13th T20 half century. His 13 half centuries puts him in the second in the list of batsmen who have scored most T20 half centuries. BJ Hodge and HD Ackerman share the first place with 17 half centuries to their credit

JP Duminy’s 99 not out in this game represents the 60th occasion of a batsman registering individual ninety in the history of T20 games.

HH Gibbs who already holds the record for most zeroes in T20 games {12} prior to this game, extended his record by adding one more duck to his T20 career. He was dismissed for zero in this game. At the end of this game, he has 13 T20 ducks.

JP Duminy registered his T20 highest score when he made 99 not out in this game. His previous best was 93 representing Cape Cobras against Titans at Cape Town on 07.03.07. His 99 not out in this game represents his sixth half century for his state team Cape Cobras. JP Duminys’ thirteen half centuries are listed below

No Runs Match Venue Date
1 67* Cape Cobras v Dolphins Cape Town 20.01.06
2 93 Cape Cobras v Titans Cape Town 07.03.07
3 52 Cape Cobras v Titans Cape Town 20.04.08
4 78 SAF vs Aus Melbourne 11.01.09
5 69* SAF vs Aus Brisbane 13.01.09
6 56 Cape Cobras v Lions Pot’stroom 04.02.09
7 53* Cape Cobras v Dolphins Durban 18.02.09
8 59 Mum v KEP Durban 29.04.09
9 52* Mum v KKR ELondon 01.05.09
10 52 Mum v Dec Centurion 06.05.09
11 59* Mum RCB PElizabeth 10.05.09
12 62 Mum v CSK PElizabeth 16.05.09
13 99* Cape Cobras v RCB B’lore 08.10.09

Firsts of Champions League Twenty20

Firsts of Champions League Twenty20

The following are the various firsts in Champions League Twenty20 observed in the first match played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Cape Cobras at Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on 08.10.09

Firsts in Champion League T20
1 First Match Royal Challengers vs Cape Cobras
Venue Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Time and Date 08.00 PM on 08.10.09
2 Rival Captain A Kumble {RCB} AG Puttick {Cobras}
3 Toss won by Anil Kumble of RCB
Elected to Bat first
4 First ball faced by JH Kallis
5 First ball bowled by CK Langveldt
6 First run scored by JH Kallis
one run of the 2nd ball of the match
7 Second over bowled by RK Klienveldt
8 First Four scored by JH Kallis
the fifth ball of the 2nd over
Bowler to concede the first four RK Klienveldt
9 First Six scored by RV Uthappa
the 1st ball of the 10th over of the match
Bowler to concede the first six M Zondeki
10 First wicket to fall JH Kallis
11 First wicket to fall at 14
12 First wicket captured by CK Langveldt
13 First catch taken by R Canning
14 First catch taken by Wk R Canning
15 First run out dismissal R Dravid for 28
16 First stumping dismissal V Kohli
17 First Zero scored by HH Gibbs
18 First fifty scored by RV Uthappa – 51
19 First ninety scored by JP Duminy – 99 not out
20 First 50 partnership 68 runs – between RV Uthappa and R Dravid for 2nd wicket
21 First unbeaten fifty R Taylor – 53 not out
22 First bowler to take 3 wkts Praveen Kumar of RCB – 4,0-0-32-2
23 First bowler to concede 40 runs RK Klienveldt of Cobras – 4.0-0-45-0
24 First left hander to bat AG Puttick of Cape Cobras
25 First left handed captain AG Puttik of Cape Cobras
26 First left handed bowler CW Henderson

Facts and Figures of Twenty20 games

Facts and Figures of Twenty20 games

With the Champions League T20 to start barely a few hours to go {6 hours and 40 minutes to be exact, as my computer time shows 1.20 IST}, crickick.com brings to its viewers an exclusive supplement on “Facts and Figures of Twenty20 games ahead of the Champions League Twenty20. Please read on …….

Twenty20 Games has witnessed only two instances of a team winning the game by a margin of 150 plus runs. The record for winning the game by large margin of runs is 172 runs. It was achieved by Sri Lanka when it trounced Kenya at Johannesburg on 14.09.07. This game was one of the T20 International World Cup game. The second instance of a victory margin of 150 plus runs was achieved by Northerners when it trounced Southerners by 158 runs at Harare on 19.03.08. There are 28 instances of a team winning the game by 100 plus runs in the history of T20 Games

T20 games have witnessed 16 instances of a team winning the game without losing a wicket, that is, winning the game by ten wickets

There are two instances of a team winning the game with 85 plus balls remaining. In the first edition of IPL, Mumbai won by eight wickets with 87 balls left against Kolkata at Mumbai on 16.05.08, which is a record win with most balls remaining, The other victory with 85 plus balls remaining was achieved when Jamaica won the game by nine wickets with 85 balls left against Bermuda at Coolidge on 21.07.06

As many as 26 matches have been won with one run margin in Twenty20 Games. T20 Internationals has witnessed two games won by two runs, South Africa victory over Australia at Johannesburg by two wickets on 24.02.06 and Sri Lanka’s victory over England at Southampton on 15.06.06 are the two instances. There have been no instances of one run victory in Twenty20 Internationals.

One wicket victory has been achieved in twelve Twenty20 matches. As many as 40 Twenty20 games have been won on the last ball of the match. Two Twenty20 Internationals were won on the last ball of the match – New Zealand beat India five wickets at Wellington on 27.02.09 and Netherlands beat England by four wickets at Lord’s on 05.06.09. Lord’s game was one of the ICCT20 games of 2009

Twenty20 games have witnessed as many as 14 games ended in a tie in which “bowl out” was used. These 14 games include three games of Twenty20 Internationals, viz., New Zealand vs West Indies at Auckland on 16.02.06, India vs Pakistan at Durban on 14.09.07, and Canada vs Zimbabwe at King City on 11.10.08.

Abandoned matches in T20 games are a long list comprising of 73 matches. This list contains the two abandoned T20 International game – England vs South Africa at Chester-le-Street on 20.08.08 and England vs Australia at Manchester on 01.09.09

250 plus runs in a T20 game has been registered on two occasions. Sri Lanka’s 260 for 6 against Kenya at Johannesburg on 14.09.07 remains the highest team total registered not only in T20 games but also in T20 Internationals. The other occasion of 250 plus was registered by Somerset when it posted a total of 250 for 3 against Gloucestershire on 27.06.06.

There are only three instances of team all out after posting 200 plus runs in T20 games, The three instances are – 210 all out by Sialkot Stallions against Lahore Eagles at Lahore on 07.07.2004, 205 by Faisalabad Wolves against Lahore Eagles at Karachi on 28.02.06 and 200 all out by Somerset against Gloucestershire at Bristol on 07.07.06

There is only one instance of rival teams registering 200 plus runs in T20 Internationals and the game between South Africa vs West Indies at Johannesburg on 11.09.07 witnessed this instance. West Indies batting first scored 205 for 6 in 20.0 overs and South Africa in reply made 209 for 2 in 17.4 overs.

Apart from these two occasions, there are ten more instances of a team posting 200 plus runs in Twenty20 Internationals

Only two teams have registered 220 plus totals while batting second. 222 for 3 by Northants against Worcestershire at Kidminster on 29.06.07 and 220 for 4 by Central Districts against Otago on 27.01.06 are the two instances. The former total of 222 for 3 was in a losing cause.

Match aggregates of 425 runs have been witnessed on eight occasions in T20 Games. 449 runs in the match between Worcestershire and Northamptonshire at Kidderminster on 29.06.07. The next best of 447 was witnessed in Indian Premier League first edition. 447 runs were scored in the game between Punjab and Chennai at Mohali on 19.04.08

Sialkot Stallions of Pakistan have a stupendous record of registering twenty consecutive wins. Next best team is Surrey with 13 consecutive wins. Most consecutive games with out a win is 14 games and is credited to Quetta bears of Pakistan

Lowest completed innings in a T20 game is 47 registered by Titans vs Eagles at Centurion on 28.04.04. This remains the only occasion of a team all out for less than 50 runs in T20 games.

Most hundreds in a series is six and was witnessed in Indian Permier League 2007-08 edition. There have been four occasions of five hundreds – Twenty20 Cup {England} – 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008.

Rival batsmen – GA Hick {110} for Worcestershire and Lance Klusener {111} for Northamptonshire at Kidderminster on 29.06.08 provide the lone instance of rival batsmen registering hundreds in T20 games.

Incidentally, GA Hick and L Klusener were opening the innings for their respective teams, providing the only instance of rival openers registering hundreds in T20 games

There is only one instance of nine batsmen reaching double figures in an innings of a T20 game. It occurred during the Central District’s innings of 180 for 8 against Auckland at New Plymouth on 30.01.08.

There is only instance of all the eleven batsmen made single digits in an innings of a T20 game. It occurred during the Titan’s innings of 47 against Eagles at Centurion on 28.04.04

Kenya in its innings of 73 had six of its batmen dismissed for zeroes against New Zealand at Durban on 12.09.07, which stands as a record for most zeroes in an innings of a T20 game. This is also a record for a T20 International and also for the T20 World Cup game.

As many as five matches have witnessed six batsmen dismissed for zeroes. Kenya’s six zeroes against New Zealand at Durban on 12.09.07 is a T20 International and also for the T20 World Cup game.

17 boundary sixes were scored by Essex batsmen against Sussex at Chelmsford on 24.06.08 is the record for most boundary sixes scored in by a team in a T20 game.

31 boundary fours scored by Somerset batsmen against Glamorgan at Cardiff on 18.06.03 is the record for most boundary fours scored by a team in a T20 game

26 boundary sixes scored in the match between Central Districts against Auckland at New Plymouth on 30.01.08 is the record for most boundary sixes in a match {by both teams} in a T20 game

55 boundary fours scored in the match between Glamorgan and Somerset at Cardiff on 18.06.03 is the record for most boundary fours in a match {by both teams} in a T20 game

190 runs {22 fours and 17 sixes} registered by Essex against Sussex at Chelmsford on 24.06.08 is the record for most runs in an innings through boundary fours and sixes registered by a team in T20 games.

312 runs {42 fours and 24 sixes} registered in the match between Worcestershire and Northamptonshire at Kidderminster on 29.06.07 is the record for most runs in a match {by both teams} through boundary four and sixes in T20 games

There are only nine instances of rival team’s batsmen posting a three figure partnerships in T20 games.

There are six instances of “Extras” being the highest scorer in a completed innings in T20 games. The record for highest number of Extras is 29 in West Indies innings of 131 for seven in 20 overs against South Africa at Johannesburg on 18.01.08. This is also a record in a T20 International game.

The record for most extras conceded in an innings is 40 in a T20 game – conceded by Sialkot Stallions against Lahore Eagles at Lahore on 26.04.05

Eight batsmen have an aggregate of 1500 runs in T20 games. They are BJ Hodge {2288}, DJ Hussey {2053}, HD Ackerman {1463}, GC Smith {1723}, BB McCullum {1695}, IJL Trott {1617}, M van Jaarseveld {1573} and ST Jayasuriya {1547}. BJ Hadge and DJ Hussey are the only two batsmen to have an aggregate of 2000 plus runs in T20 games. BJ Hodge’s 2288 runs is the record aggregate in T20 games.

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Additons and replacements in NKP Salve Challenger Trophy squads

Additons and replacements in NKP Salve Challenger Trophy squads

SR Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan and Manoj Tiwary will not take part in the NKP Salve Challenger Series scheduled to start from tomorrow, the 8th October 2009 at Nagpur

SR Tendulkar has pulled out of the tournament seeking rest, while Yuvraj Singh and Irfan Pathan have not been considered due injuries. Manoj Tiwary will represent Delhi Daredevils in the Champions League Twenty20 which also starts on 08.10.09

SR Tendulkar is replaced by Abhinav Mukund who scored a hundred in the just concluded Irani Trophy for Rest of India at Nagpur

S Badrinath, who was a member of India Green, will lead India Red in Yuvraj’s absence. Yuvraj is replaced by Maharashtra’s Ameya Shrikhande. Irfan’s replacement in the India Green side is Vikramjeet Malik from Himachal Pradesh. Manoj Tiwary, of India Red, who is representing Delhi Daredevils in the Champions League Twenty20, is replaced by Saurabh Tiwary of India Red

Additions
SR Tendulkar Ind Blue Abhinav Mukund Addition
Yuvraj Singh Ind Red Ameya Shrikhande Addition
Irfan Pathan Ind Green Vikramjeet Malik Addition
Replacements
Manoj Tiwary Ind Red Saurabh Tiwary Ind Red
Yuvraj Singh Ind Red S Badrinath Ind Green

Five or more wickets in Irani Trophy

Five or more wickets in Irani Trophy

Munaf Patel captured five for 70 for Rest of India against Mumbai at Nagpur in the recently concluded Irani Trophy game. His five wicket haul provides the 63rd occasion of a bowler capturing five or more wickets in the Irani Trophy. The following list shows all the 63 performances

No W R Inns Bowler Team Opp Venue Season
1 5 098 FI Jasu Patel ROI Mum Delhi 1959 60
2 6 044 FI Amroliwala Mum ROI Delhi 1959 60
3 7 041 SI Chandrasekhar ROI Mum Ananthpur 1963 64
4 5 011 FI Nadakarni Mum ROI Ananthpur 1963 64
5 8 048 SI Gupte Mum ROI Ananthpur 1963 64
6 5 077 FI Joshi ROI Mum Mum-BS 1968 69
7 5 072 SI Solkar Mum ROI Mum-BS 1968 69
8 5 055 SI Venkataraghavan ROI Mum Mum-BS 1968 69
9 7 043 FI Venkataraghavan ROI Mum Pune 1969 70
10 5 121 FI Solkar Mum ROI Kolkata 1970 71
11 6 034 FI Shivalkar Mum ROI Pune 1972 73
12 5 130 FI Shivalkar Mum ROI Bangalore 1973 74
13 5 111 FI Bedi ROI Kar Ahmedabad 1974 75
14 5 078 FI Prasanna Kar ROI Ahmedabad 1974 75
15 6 074 FI Shivalkar Mum ROI Nagpur 1975 76
16 6 110 FI Prasanna ROI Mum Nagpur 1975 76
17 5 063 SI Ghavri Mum ROI Nagpur 1975 76
18 6 088 SI Shivalkar Mum ROI Delhi 1976 77
19 5 083 SI Parsana ROI Mum Mum-WS 1977 78
20 5 127 SI Parsana ROI Mum Bangalore 1978 79
21 9 101 FI Shastri Mum ROI Indore 1981 82
22 5 110 FI Sandhu Mum ROI Delhi 1982 83
23 6 066 FI ManinderSingh ROI Mum Delhi 1982 83
24 5 065 FI R Bhat Kar ROI Rajkot 1983 84
25 5 063 FI Vijayakrishna Kar ROI Rajkot 1983 84
26 6 130 FI Ghai ROI Mum Nagpur 1985 86
27 5 185 FI ManinderSingh Delhi ROI Jodhpur 1986 87
28 6 029 SI Azim Khan ROI Delhi Jodhpur 1986 87
29 5 117 FI Ghai ROI Hyd Hyd 1987 88
30 6 105 FI Arshad Ayub Hyd ROI Hyd 1987 88
31 5 116 FI Vasudevan T N ROI Chennai 1988 89
32 6 069 FI Gopal Sharma ROI T N Chennai 1988 89
33 6 133 SI Gopal Sharma ROI T N Chennai 1988 89
34 5 130 FI Srinath ROI Har Faridabad 1991 92
35 5 079 SI Maninder Singh ROI Har Faridabad 1991 92
36 7 064 FI Kumble ROI Del Delhi 1992 93
37 6 074 SI Kumble ROI Del Delhi 1992 93
38 6 103 FI BhupinderSinghSr Pun ROI Ludhiana 1993 94
39 5 029 SI R Chauhan ROI Punb Ludhiana 1993 94
40 7 063 FI Bahutule Mum ROI Mum-WS 1994 95
41 5 020 FI Mhambre Mum ROI Mum-WS 1995 96
42 6 084 FI Ganesh Kar ROI Bangalore 1996 97
43 6 129 FI Hirwani ROI Kar Bangalore 1996 97
44 5 089 SI Ganesh Kar ROI Bangalore 1996 97
45 5 097 FI Bahutule Mum ROI Mum-WS 1997 98
46 7 033 SI Kumble ROI Mum Mum-WS 1997 98
47 8 071 SI Bahutule Mum ROI Mum-WS 1997 98
48 5 057 FI Joshi Kar ROI Bangalore 1997 98
49 6 074 FI Srinath Kar ROI Bangalore 1999 00
50 6 139 SI Kumaran ROI Kar Bangalore 1999 00
51 9 070 SI Kartik ROI Mum Mum-WS 2000 01
52 5 078 FI SarandeepSingh ROI Bar Nagpur 2001 02
53 5 094 FI Buch Bar ROI Nagpur 2001 02
54 5 090 FI Parida Rail ROI Delhi 2002 03
55 6 039 SI Yadav Rail ROI Delhi-KSS 2002 03
56 5 077 FI ZaheerKhan ROI Mum Chennai 2003 04
57 6 069 FI Morris Mum ROI Mohali 2004 05
58 7 116 SI Powar Mum Rail Delhi-KSS 2005 06
59 5 074 FI Srivastava U P ROI Nagpur 2006 07
60 5 097 FI Verma Mum ROI Rajkot 2007 08
61 5 025 SI Patel ROI Mum Rajkot 2007 08
62 5 048 SI Nanda Del ROI Baroda 2007 08
63 5 070 FI Muna Patel ROI Mum Nagpur 2008 09

Munaf Patel’s five for 70 represents the 28th occasion of a Rest of India bowler capturing five or more wickets in Irani Trophy. The following table lists out all the 28 occaions.

No W R Inns Bowler Team Opp Venue Season
1 5 098 FI Jasu Patel ROI Mum Delhi 1959 60
2 7 041 SI Chandrasekhar ROI Mum Ananthpur 1963 64
3 5 077 FI Joshi ROI Mum Mum-BS 1968 69
4 5 055 SI Venkataraghavan ROI Mum Mum-BS 1968 69
5 7 043 FI Venkataraghavan ROI Mum Pune 1969 70
6 5 111 FI Bedi ROI Kar Ahmedabad 1974 75
7 6 110 FI Prasanna ROI Mum Nagpur 1975 76
8 5 083 SI Parsana ROI Mum Mum-WS 1977 78
9 5 127 SI Parsana ROI Mum Bangalore 1978 79
10 6 066 FI ManinderSingh ROI Mum Delhi 1982 83
11 6 130 FI Ghai ROI Mum Nagpur 1985 86
12 6 029 SI Azim Khan ROI Delhi Jodhpur 1986 87
13 5 117 FI Ghai ROI Hyd Hyd 1987 88
14 6 069 FI Gopal Sharma ROI T N Chennai 1988 89
15 6 133 SI Gopal Sharma ROI T N Chennai 1988 89
16 5 130 FI Srinath ROI Har Faridabad 1991 92
17 5 079 SI Maninder Singh ROI Har Faridabad 1991 92
18 7 064 FI Kumble ROI Del Delhi 1992 93
19 6 074 SI Kumble ROI Del Delhi 1992 93
20 5 029 SI R Chauhan ROI Punb Ludhiana 1993 94
21 6 129 FI Hirwani ROI Kar Bangalore 1996 97
22 7 033 SI Kumble ROI Mum Mum-WS 1997 98
23 6 139 SI Kumaran ROI Kar Bangalore 1999 00
24 9 070 SI Kartik ROI Mum Mum-WS 2000 01
25 5 078 FI SarandeepSingh ROI Bar Nagpur 2001 02
26 5 077 FI ZaheerKhan ROI Mum Chennai 2003 04
27 5 025 SI Patel ROI Mum Rajkot 2007 08
28 5 070 FI Muna Patel ROI Mum Nagpur 2008 09

Munaf Patel’s five wicket haul provides the fifteenth occasion of a bowler capturing five or more wickets against Bombay/Mumbai in Irani Trophy. The fifteen occasions are lifted below

No W R Inns Bowler Team Opp Venue Season
1 5 098 FI Jasu Patel ROI Mum Delhi 1959 60
2 7 041 SI Chandrasekhar ROI Mum Ananthpur 1963 64
3 5 077 FI Joshi ROI Mum Mum-BS 1968 69
4 5 055 SI Venkataraghavan ROI Mum Mum-BS 1968 69
5 7 043 FI Venkataraghavan ROI Mum Pune 1969 70
6 6 110 FI Prasanna ROI Mum Nagpur 1975 76
7 5 083 SI Parsana ROI Mum Mum-WS 1977 78
8 5 127 SI Parsana ROI Mum Bangalore 1978 79
9 6 066 FI ManinderSingh ROI Mum Delhi 1982 83
10 6 130 FI Ghai ROI Mum Nagpur 1985 86
11 7 033 SI Kumble ROI Mum Mum-WS 1997 98
12 9 070 SI Kartik ROI Mum Mum-WS 2000 01
13 5 077 FI ZaheerKhan ROI Mum Chennai 2003 04
14 5 025 SI Patel ROI Mum Rajkot 2007 08
15 5 070 FI Munaf Patel ROI Mum Nagpur 2008 09

Rest of India wins the Irani Trophy

Rest of India wins the Irani Trophy

Rest of India won the Irani Tropy for the 20th time when they beat Mumbai on the first innings lead at Nagpur in the rain affected game. The following table shows the matches won by Rest of India.

No

Season Winners Opponents Venue

1

1966-67 Rest of India Mumbai Kolkata

2

1968-69 Rest of India Mumbai Mumbai

3

1971-72 Rest of India Mumbai Mumbai

4

1973-74 Rest of India Mumbai Bangalore

5

1977-78 Rest of India Mumbai Mumbai

6

1978-79 Rest of India Karnataka Bangalore

7

1982-83 Rest of India Delhi Delhi

8

1984-85 Rest of India Mumbai Delhi

9

1986-87 Rest of India Delhi Jodhpur

10

1990-91 Rest of India Bengal Bangalore

11

1992-93 Rest of India Delhi Delhi

12

1993-94 Rest of India Punjab Ludhiana

13

1990-00 Rest of India Karnataka Bangalore

14

2000-01 Rest of India Mumbai Mumbai

15

2001-02 Rest of India Baroda Nagpur

16

2003-04 Rest of India Mumbai Chennai

17

2004-05 Rest of India Punjab Mohali

18

2006-07 Rest of India Uttar Pradesh Nagpur

19

2007-08 Rest of India Delhi Baroda

20

2009-09 Rest of India Mumbai Nagpur

Out of these 20 occasions, Bombay/Mumbai has been the opponents on nine occasions as furnished in the following list.

No

Season Winners Opponents Venue

1

1966-67 Rest of India Mumbai Kolkata

2

1968-69 Rest of India Mumbai Mumbai

3

1971-72 Rest of India Mumbai Mumbai

4

1973-74 Rest of India Mumbai Bangalore

5

1977-78 Rest of India Mumbai Mumbai

6

1984-85 Rest of India Mumbai Delhi

7

2000-01 Rest of India Mumbai Mumbai

8

2003-04 Rest of India Mumbai Chennai

9

2009-09 Rest of India Mumbai Nagpur

Rest of India has won the trophy for the third consecutive time. They had won the trophy in 2006-07 beating Uttar Pradesh at Nagpur, in 2007-08 beating Delhi at Baroda and this season they won the trophy beating Mumbai at Nagpur. This is the second occasion that Rest of India had won the trophy on three consective seasons, the first being in 1999-00, 2000-01 and 2001-01

No

Season Winners Opponents Venue

1

1999-00 Rest of India Karnataka Bangalore

2

2000-01 Rest of India Mumbai Mumbai-WS

3

2001-02 Rest of India Baroda Nagpur

1

2006-07 Rest of India Uttar Pradesh Nagpur

2

2007-08 Rest of India Delhi Baroda

3

2008-09 Rest of India Mumbai Nagpur

ICC CT 2009 : Australia retain the ICC Challenger Trophy : beat New Zealand by six wickets

ICC CT 2009 : Australia retain the ICC Challenger Trophy : beat New Zealand by six wickets

Finals : Australia vs New Zealand at Centuion on 05.10.09 : Australia won by six wickets and retain the ICC Championship Trophy

BB McCullum led New Zealand in place of their regular captain DL Vettori who could not lead the side due to hamstring injury.

BB McCullum became the first wicket keeper captain to score a zero in the tournament finals. He was caught by TD Paine of PM Siddle for zero in this game. He also became the first wicket keeper batsman to score a zero in the tournament finals.

BB McCullum is the third captain to register zero in the tournament finals. Others are ST Jayasuriya {vs India at Col-RPS on 30.09.02} and RT Ponting {vs West Indies at Mumbai-BS on 05.11.06}

BB McCullum is the second New Zealand captain after SP Fleming {vs Sri Lanka at Mumbai-BS on 20.10.06} to register zero in the tournament. His zero in this game provides the 14th occasion of a captain registering zero in the tournament. His zero in this game also provides the 14th occasion of a New Zealand batsman scoring zero in the tournament.

BB McCullum failed to open his account after facing 14 deliveries in this game, which is a record for most number of faced by a batsman scoring zero in the tournament. The previous record was 13 balls and was credited to three batsmen – KD Otieno of Kenya {vs West Indies at Col-SSC on 17.09.02}, Aftab Ahmed of Bangladesh {vs South Africa at Birmingham on 12.09.04} and EC Rainford {vs West Indies at Ahmedabad on 08.10.06}.

BB McCullum with his zero in this game became the sixth captain-cum-opening batsman to register zero in the tournament. He is the second New Zealand captain-cum-opening batsman after SP Fleming to score zero in the tournament. The following list shows all the six captain openers who have scored zero in the tournament,

No CaptainOpeners Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 ST Jayasuriya 0 Srl Ind Col-RPS 30.09.02
2 SC Ganguly 0 Ind Pak Birmingham 19.09.04
3 SP Fleming 0 NZl Srl Mum-BS 20.10.06
4 GC Smith 0 RSA Pak Mohali 27.10.06
5 AJ Strauss 0 Eng NZl Jo’burg 29.09.09
6 BB McCullum 0 Nzl Aus Centurion 05.10.09

AJ Redmond’s stumping dismissal in this game for 26 provides the 31st occasion of a batsman stumped in the tournament. It also provides the seventh occasion of a New Zealand batsman dismissed stumped in the tournament.

AJ Redmond’s stumping dismissal in this game for 26 provides the fifth occasion of a batsman stumped in the tournament finals. The five occasions are listed below.

No Player Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 Wallace 103 Win RSA Dhaka 01.11.98
2 Boucher 4 RSA Win Dhaka 01.11.98
3 Twose 31 NZl Ind Nairobi 15.10.00
4 Gough 0 Eng Win The Oval 25.09.04
5 Redmond 26 NZL Aus Centurion 05.10.09

NT Broom {37} and KD Mills {12} were dismissed run out in this game provides the eleventh occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in a tournament finals.

NT Broom {37} and KD Mills {12} were dismissed run out in this game provides the fourth occasion of two or more batsmen dismissed run out in a tournament finals. The four occasions are listed below.

No Batsmen Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 Cullinan 21 RSA Win Dhaka 01.11.98
2 Rindel 49 RSA Win Dhaka 01.11.98
1 Tendulkar 69 Ind NZl Nairobi 15.10.00
2 Dravid 22 Ind NZl Nairobi 15.10.00
1 Trescothick 104 Eng Win The Oval 25.09.04
2 Strauss 18 Eng Win The Oval 25.09.04
3 Harmison 2 Eng Win The Oval 25.09.04
1 Broom 37 NZl Aus Centurion 05.10.09
2 Mills 12 NZl Aus Centurion 05.10.09

NT Broom {37} and KD Mills {12} were dismissed run out in this game provides the 110th and 111th occasion of a batsman run out in the tournament. Their run outs in this game also provides the tenth and eleventh occasion of a New Zealand batsman run out in the tournament.

MJ Guptill’s 40 in this game represent the second best score by a batsman batting at number three in the tournament finals. The best is 54 by KC Sangakkara against India at Col-RPS on 29.09.02.

SR Watson’s 105 in this game provide the 1019th hundred by a batsman in the history of one day games. It also represents the 149th hundred by an Australian batsman in one day games.

SR Watson’s 105 in this game represents the 37th hundred by a batsman in ICC Trophy games and third hundred by an Australian batsmen in the tournament. The other two are SR Watson’s 136 not out against England at Centurion on 02.10.09 and RT Ponting’s 111 not out against England at Centurion on 02.10.09.

SR Watson with his 105 not out became the first batsman to score a hundred in the tournament final of the ICC Championship Trophy. The second best was 62 by CL White in this very game. Prior to this final, SR Watson himself had made 57 not out against West Indies at Mumbai-BS on 05.11.06 in the finals of the previous edition.

SR Watson registered hundreds in consecutive games. He had made 136 not out against England at Centurion on 02.10.09 and in this game he scored 105 not out.

SR Watson’s consecutive hundreds provide the 57th occasion of a batsman registering two or more consecutive hundreds in the history of one day games. His feat provides the seventh occasion of an Australian batsman registering two consecutive hundreds in one day games. Other six occasions are by – AR Border, DM Jones, GR Marsh, ME Waugh and RT Ponting {twice}.

SR Watson became the fifth batsman to register consecutive hundreds in the tournament. The others are Saeed Anwar of Pakistan, SC Ganguly of India, WU Tharanga of Sri Lanka and CH Gayle of West Indies. The performances of these five batsmen are furnished in the list below.

No Batsmen Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 SAnwar 105* Pak Srl Nairobi 08.10.00
1 SAnwar 104 Pak NZl Nairobi 11.10.00
2 Ganguly 141* Ind RSA Nairobi 13.10.00
2 Ganguly 117 Ind NZL Nairobi 15.10.00
3 Tharanga 105 Srl Ban Mohali 07.10.06
3 Tharanga 110 Srl Zim Ahmedabad 10.10.06
4 Gayle 101 Win Eng Ahmedabad 28.10.06
4 Gayle 133* Win RSA Jaipur 02.11.06
5 Watson 136* Aus Eng Centurion 02.10.09
5 Watson 105* Aus NZl Centurion 05.10.09

SR Watson and CL White added 128 runs for the third wicket providing the 55th occasion of a three figure stand in the tournament. This stand also provides the 10th occasion of a three figure stand for the third wicket in the tournament.

SR Watson and CL White added 128 runs for the third wicket providing the seventh occasion of a three figure stand by Australian batsmen in the tournament. The seven partnerships are listed below

No Partner1 Partner2 Wkt Runs Opp Ground Date
1 Ponting Watson 2 252* Eng Centurion 02.10.09
2 Watson White 3 128 NZl Centurion 05.10.09
3 MHussey Martyn 4 118 Eng Jaipur 21.10.06
4 Gilchrist Hayden 1 113 Ban Col-RPS 19.09.02
5 Clarke Gilchrist 5 101 Win Mum-BS 18.10.06
6 Martyn Watson 3 103* Win Mum-BS 05.11.06
7 Martyn Symonds 4 100* NZl Oval 16.09.04

This stand also provides the second occasion of a three figure stand for the third wicket by Australian batsmen in the tournament. The other occasion was the 103 runs unfinished stand between DR Martyn and SR Watson against West Indies at Mumbai-BS on 05.11.06.

No Partner1 Partner2 Wkt Runs Opp Ground Date
1 Watson White 3 128 NZl Centurion 05.10.09
2 Martyn Watson 3 103* Win Mum-BS 05.11.06

Thus the 128 runs partnership between SR Watson and CL White represents the record stand for the third wicket.

The 128 runs partnership for the third wicker between SR Watson and CL White in this game is the second best stand by Australian batsmen in the tournament for various wickets, the best being the 252 runs unfinished stand between SR Watson and RT Ponting for the second wicket against England at Centurion on 02.10.09

No Partner1 Partner2 Wkt Runs Opp Ground Date
1 Ponting Watson 2 252* Eng Centurion 02.10.09
2 Watson White 3 128 NZl Centurion 05.10.09

The 128 runs partnership for the third wicket between SR Watson and CL White in this game represents the fifth three figure partnership in the finals of the tournament. The five three figure stands are listed below.

No Wkt Runs Partner1 Partner2
Team Opp Ground Date
1 First 141 Ganguly Tendulkar
Ind NZl Nairobi 15.10.00
2 Third 128 Watson White
Aus NZl Centurion 05.10.09
3 Sixth 122 Cairns Harris
NZl Ind Nairobi 15.10.00
4 Fifth 118 Arnold MJayawardene
Srl Ind Col-RPS 30.09.02
5 Third 103* Martyn Watson
Aus Win Mum-BS 05.11.06

The 128 runs partnership for the third wicket between SR Watson and CL White in this game represents the second best stand in the finals of the tournament, the best being the 141 runs stand between SC Ganguly and SR Tendulkar for the first wicket in the match between India and New Zealand at Nairobi on 15.10.00

No Wkt Runs Partner1 Partner2
Team Opp Ground Date
1 First 141 Ganguly Tendulkar
Ind NZl Nairobi 15.10.00
2 Third 128 Watson White
Aus NZl Centurion 05.10.09

The 128 runs partnership for the third wicket between SR Watson and CL White in this game represents the 1769th three figure partnership in the history of one day games. It also represents the 285th thee figure partnership posted by Australian batsmen in one day games.

Australia lead the table with 285 three figure partnerships, closely followed by India which has posted 281 three figure partnerships. Pakistan is the other team to have posted exact 200 three figure partnerships as on date.

The 128 runs partnership for the third wicket between SR Watson and CL White in this game represents the 398th three figure partnership for the third wicket in the history of one day games. It also represents the 55th three figure partnership for the third wicket posted by Australian batsmen in one day games.

SR Watson’s 105 not out in this game represent his fourth one day hundred. The other three hundreds are – 126 vs West Indies at St George’s 29.06.08, 116 not out against Pakistan at Abu Dhabhi on 03.05.09 and 136 not out against England at Centurion on 02.10.09