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ICC Women’s World T20 –  India vs New Zealand at Providence on 09.11.18 –  India won by 34 runs  

India posted a team total of 194 for 4 in this game. This total represents the highest team total in ICC Women’s World T20. The previous best was 191 for 4 by Australia against Ireland at Sylhet on 27.03.14

This total also represents the sixth occasion of a team posting a total of 175 plus runs in ICC Women’s World T20. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 Ind 194/4 20.0 2 v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 Aus 191/4 20.0 1 v Ire Sylhet 27 Mar 2014
3 Aus 185/2 20.0 1 v Pak Sylhet 29 Mar 2014
4 NZl 180/5 20.0 1 v Win Gros Islet 14 May 2010
5 NZl 177/3 20.0 1 v Ire Mohali 18 Mar 2016
6 Win 175/5 20.0 1 v SAF Basseterre 05 May 2010

This total also represents India’s highest team total in ICC Women’s World T20. The previous best was 163 for 5 against Bangladesh at Bengaluru on 15 Mar 2016

No Team Score Overs Inns Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Ind 194/4 20.0 2 v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 Ind 163/5 20.0 1 v Ban Bengaluru 15 Mar 2016

This total also represents highest team total in ICC Women’s World T20 against New Zealand. The previous best was 143 for 6 by West Indies at Mumbai on 35 Mar 2016

No Team Score Overs Inns Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Ind 194/4 20.0 2 v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 Win 143/6 20.0 1 v NZl Mumbai 31 Mar 2016

This total also represents the third occasion of India posting a team total in excess of 150 plus runs in ICC Women’s World T20. All the three occasions are tabulated below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 Ind 194/4 20.0 2 v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 Ind 163/5 20.0 1 v Ban Bengaluru 15 Mar 2016
3 Ind 151/5 20.0 1 v Ban Sylhet 30 Mar 2014

India {194/5} and New Zealand {160/9} posted a total of 150 plus runs in this game to provide the third occasion of both the teams posting 150 plus runs in the tournament. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 Aus 163/5 20.0 1 v Eng The Oval 19 Jun 2009
2 Eng 165/2 19.3 2 v Aus The Oval 19 Jun 2009
               
1 Win 175/5 20.0 1 v SAF Basseterre 05 May 2010
2 SAF 158/4 20.0 2 v Win Basseterre 05 May 2010
               
1 Ind 194/5 20.0 1 v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 NZl 160/9 20.0 2 v Ind Providence 09 Nov 2018

H  Kaur scored 103 in this game to provide the third occasion of a batswoman scoring a century in ICC Women’s World T20. The other two batswomen are listed below.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MM Lanning 126 1 Aus v Ire Sylhet 27 Mar 2014
2 DJS Dottin 112* 1 Win v SAF Basseterre 05 May 2010

J Rodrigues {59} and H  Kaur {103} scored the fifties in this game to provide the eighth and ninth occasion of an Indian batswoman scoring a fifty in ICC Women’s World T20. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 H Kaur 103 1 Ind v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 H Kaur 77 1 Ind v Ban Sylhet 30 Mar 2014
3 S Naik 59 1 Ind v Srl Basseterre 10 May 2010
4 J Rodrigues 59 1 Ind v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
5 M Raj 57 1 Ind v Eng Sylhet 26 Mar 2014
6 PG Raut 56 2 Ind v Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
7 M Raj 55* 2 Ind v Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
8 PG Raut 54* 2 Ind v Pak Basseterre 08 May 2010
9 M Raj 52* 1 Ind v Srl Basseterre 10 May 2010
10 PG Raut 51 1 Ind v Eng Galle 29 Sep 2012

H Kaur’s 103 in this game represent the highest score by an Indian batswoman in ICC Women’s World T20. It was an improvement on her own score of 77 against Bangladesh at Sylhet on 30 Mar 2014. Thus H Kaur became the first India batswoman to score a century in ICC Women’s World T20

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 H Kaur 103 1 Ind v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 H Kaur 77 1 Ind v Ban Sylhet 30 Mar 2014

H  Kaur’s 103 in this game represent his second fifty ICC Women’s World T20. She became the third Indian batswoman to score two or more fifties in ICC Women’s World T20. Others are PG Raut {03} and M Raj {03}. The feats of these three batswomen are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 PG Raut 56 2 Ind v Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
2 PG Raut 54* 2 Ind v Pak Basseterre 08 May 2010
3 PG Raut 51 1 Ind v Eng Galle 29 Sep 2012
               
1 M Raj 57 1 Ind v Eng Sylhet 26 Mar 2014
2 M Raj 55* 2 Ind v Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
3 M Raj 52* 1 Ind v Srl Basseterre 10 May 2010
               
1 H Kaur 103 1 Ind v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 H Kaur 77 1 Ind v Ban Sylhet 30 Mar 2014

J Rodrigues {59} and H Kaur {103} scored the fifties in this game to provide the tenth occasion of two batswomen scoring fifties in a team’s innings in the history of ICC ’s T20.

No Team Inns Opposition Ground Start Date C HC
1 England 2 India Taunton 11 Jun 2009 0 2
2 India 1 Sri Lanka Basseterre 10 May 2010 0 2
3 South Africa 1 Pakistan Sylhet 23 Mar 2014 0 2
4 New Zealand 1 Ireland Sylhet 25 Mar 2014 0 2
5 Australia 1 Pakistan Sylhet 29 Mar 2014 0 2
6 India 2 West Indies Sylhet 01 Apr 2014 0 2
7 Australia 2 Sri Lanka Delhi 24 Mar 2016 0 2
8 Australia 1 West Indies Kolkata 03 Apr 2016 0 2
9 West Indies 2 Australia Kolkata 03 Apr 2016 0 2
10 India 1 New Zealand Providence 09 Nov 2018 1 1

It also provides the third occasion of Indian batswomen achieving such a feat. The other two occasions were – against Sri Lanka at Basseterre on 10.05.14 and against West Indies at Sylhet on 01.04.14. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Inns Opposition Ground Start Date C HC
2 India 1 Sri Lanka Basseterre 10 May 2010 0 2
5 India 2 West Indies Sylhet 01 Apr 2014 0 2
9 India 1 New Zealand Providence 09 Nov 2018 1 1

India became the second team to have two batsmen scoring fifties in an innings in the history of ICC Women’s World T20 after Australia. The feats of these two teams are tabulated below

No Team Inns Opposition Ground Start Date C HC
1 Australia 1 Pakistan Sylhet 29 Mar 2014 0 2
2 Australia 2 Sri Lanka Delhi 24 Mar 2016 0 2
3 Australia 1 West Indies Kolkata 03 Apr 2016 0 2
               
1 India 1 Sri Lanka Basseterre 10 May 2010 0 2
2 India 2 West Indies Sylhet 01 Apr 2014 0 2
3 India 1 New Zealand Providence 09 Nov 2018 1 1

J Rodrigues {59} and H Kaur {103} scored half century and century in this game to provide the first occasion of a batswomen scoring century and the other scoring a half-century in a team’s innings in the history of ICC Women ’s World T20.

No Team Inns Opposition Ground Start Date C HC
1 India 1 New Zealand Providence 09 Nov 2018 1 1

H  Kaur scored 103 in this game to provide the second occasion of a captain scoring a century in ICC Women’s World T20. Both the occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MM Lanning 126 1 Aus v Ire Sylhet 27 Mar 2014
2 H Kaur 103 1 Ind v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018

H  Kaur scored 103 in this game to provide the 22nd occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in ICC Women’s World T20. Both the occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 CM Edwards 61* 2 Eng v Ind Taunton 11 Jun 2009
2 AL Watkins 73* 2 NZl v Aus Taunton 12 Jun 2009
3 AL Watkins 89* 1 NZl v Ind Nottingham 18 Jun 2009
4 AJ Blackwell 61 2 Aus v Ind Gros Islet 13 May 2010
5 CM Edwards 50* 2 Eng v Ind Galle 29 Sep 2012
6 SW Bates 68 1 NZl v Ire Sylhet 25 Mar 2014
7 M Raj 57 1 Ind v Eng Sylhet 26 Mar 2014
8 MM Lanning 126 1 Aus v Ire Sylhet 27 Mar 2014
9 SW Bates 94* 1 NZl v Pak Sylhet 27 Mar 2014
10 CM Edwards 80 1 Eng v Ban Sylhet 28 Mar 2014
11 MM Lanning 50 1 Aus v Pak Sylhet 29 Mar 2014
12 M du Preez 51 2 SAF v NZl Sylhet 31 Mar 2014
13 M Raj 55* 2 Ind v Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
14 CM Edwards 60 1 Eng v Ban Bengaluru 17 Mar 2016
15 SW Bates 82 1 NZl v Ire Mohali 18 Mar 2016
16 MM Lanning 56* 2 Aus v Srl Delhi 24 Mar 2016
17 CM Edwards 77* 1 Eng v Pak Chennai 27 Mar 2016
18 AC Jayangani 52 1 Srl v SAF Bengaluru 28 Mar 2016
19 MM Lanning 55 1 Aus v Eng Delhi 30 Mar 2016
20 MM Lanning 52 1 Aus v Win Kolkata 03 Apr 2016
21 SR Taylor 59 2 Win v Aus Kolkata 03 Apr 2016
22 H Kaur 103 1 Ind v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018

H  Kaur scored 103 in this game to provide the third occasion of an Indian captain scoring a fifty in ICC Women’s World T20. All the three occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 M Raj 57 1 Ind v Eng Sylhet 26 Mar 2014
2 M Raj 55* 2 Ind v Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
3 H Kaur 103 1 Ind v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018

H  Kaur’s 103 in this game provide the highest individual score by an Indian captain in ICC Women’s World T20. The previous best was 57 by M Raj against England at Sylhet on 26 Mar 2015. Both the occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 H Kaur 103 1 Ind v NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 M Raj 57 1 Ind v Eng Sylhet 26 Mar 2014

H Kaur scored eight boundary sixes in this game to become the second batswoman in ICC Women World T20 to score eight or more boundary sixes in an innings. DJS Dottin of West Indies had scored nine boundary sixes in her innings of 112 not  out against South Africa at Basseterre on 05 May 2010

No Player Runs Balls 4s 6s Team Opp Ground Match Date
1 DJS Dottin 112* 45 7 9 Win RSA Basseterre 05 May 2010
2 H Kaur 103 51 7 8 Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018

H Kaur scored eight boundary sixes in this game to own the record for most boundary sixes in an innings by a captain in ICC Women World T20. The previous record was four boundary sixes scored by MM Lanning of Australia  against Ireland at Sylhet on 27 Mar 2014

No Player Runs Balls 4s 6s Team Opp Ground Match Date
1 H Kaur 103 51 7 8 Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 MM Lanning 126 65 18 4 Aus Ire Sylhet 27 Mar 2014

H Kaur’s boundary sixes aggregate in ICC Women’s World T20 read eleven at the end of this game. She became the third batswoman to score ten or more boundary sixes in the tournament. Others are – DJS Dottin of West Indies {18} and SFM Devine of New Zealand {11}

This match witnessed three fifties – two by Indian batswoman and one by New Zealand batswoman – to provide the third occasion of three or more batswomen scoring fifties in a match in ICC Women’s World T20. All such occasions are tabulated below

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 DJS Dottin 57 1 Win v Ind Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
  2 M Raj 55* 2 Ind v Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
  3 PG Raut 56 2 Ind v Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
                 
2 1 EJ Villani 52 1 Aus v Win Kolkata 03 Apr 2016
  2 MM Lanning 52 1 Aus v Win Kolkata 03 Apr 2016
  3 HK Matthews 66 2 Win v Aus Kolkata 03 Apr 2016
  4 SR Taylor 59 2 Win v Aus Kolkata 03 Apr 2016
                 
3 1 JM Rodrigues 59 1 Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
  2 H Kaur 103 1 Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
  3 SW Bated 67 2 NZl Ind Providence 09 Nov 2018

JM Rodrigues and H Kaur added 134 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the 13th occasion of batswomen posting a three figure partnership in ICC Women’s World T20. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opp Ground Match Date
1 L Lee, D van Niekerk 163* 1st RSA Pak Sylhet 23 Mar 2014
2 JM Rodrigues, H Kaur 134 4th Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
3 SC Taylor, BL Morgan 122* 3rd Eng Aus The Oval 19 Jun 2009
4 HK Matthews, SR Taylor 120 1st Win Au Kolkata 03 Apr 2016
5 SW Bates, AL Watkins 118* 2nd NZl Aus Taunton 12 Jun 2009
6 SF Daley, DJS Dottin 118 5th Win RSA Basseterre 05 May 2010
7 M Raj, PG Raut 117 1st Ind Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
8 SW Bates, FL Mackay 116 1st NZl Ire Sylhet 25 Mar 2014
9 SJ Taylor, CM Edwards 113* 1st Eng Ind Taunton 11 Jun 2009
10 M Raj, H Kaur 107 1st Ind Ban Sylhet 30 Mar 2014
11 EJ Villani, MM Lanning 104 2nd Aus Pak Sylhet 29 Mar 2014
12 SW Bates, SFM Devine 104 2nd NZl Ire Mohali 18 Mar 2016
13 CM Edwards, LA Marsh 102 1st Eng Pak Galle 27 Sep 2012

JM Rodrigues and H Kaur added 134 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the third occasion of Indian batswomen posting a three figure partnership in ICC Women’s World T20. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opp Ground Match Date
1 JM Rodrigues, H Kaur 134 4th Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 M Raj, PG Raut 117 1st Ind Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
3 M Raj, H Kaur 107 1st Ind Ban Sylhet 30 Mar 2014

India became the third team to post three three figure partnerships in the tournament after England and New Zealnd. The following table list the partnerships posted by these three teams

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opp Ground Match Date
1 SC Taylor, BL Morgan 122* 3rd Eng Aus The Oval 19 Jun 2009
2 SJ Taylor, CM Edwards 113* 1st Eng Ind Taunton 11 Jun 2009
3 CM Edwards, LA Marsh 102 1st Eng Pak Galle 27 Sep 2012
               
1 JM Rodrigues, H Kaur 134 4th Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 M Raj, PG Raut 117 1st Ind Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014
3 M Raj, H Kaur 107 1st Ind Ban Sylhet 30 Mar 2014
               
1 SW Bates, AL Watkins 118* 2nd NZl Aus Taunton 12 Jun 2009
2 SW Bates, FL Mackay 116 1st NZl Ire Sylhet 25 Mar 2014
3 SW Bates, SFM Devine 104 2nd NZl Ire Mohali 18 Mar 2016

JM Rodrigues and H Kaur added 134 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the second best partnership for any wicket posted by batswomen in ICC Women’s World T20. The best partnership is 163 runs unbeaten partnership for the first wicket between L Lee and D van Niekerk of South Africa against Pakistan at Sylhet on 23 Mar 2014. Both the occasions are tabulated below.

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opp Ground Match Date
1 L Lee, D van Niekerk 163* 1st RSA Pak Sylhet 23 Mar 2014
2 JM Rodrigues, H Kaur 134 4th Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018

JM Rodrigues and H Kaur added 134 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the best partnership for any wicket posted  by  Indian batswomen in ICC Women’s World T20.Previous best was the 117 runs first wicket partnership between M Raj and PG Raut against West Indies at Sylhet on 01 Apr 2014. Both the occasions are tabulated below

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opp Ground Match Date
1 JM Rodrigues, H Kaur 134 4th Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 M Raj, PG Raut 117 1st Ind Win Sylhet 01 Apr 2014

JM Rodrigues and H Kaur added 134 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the best partnership for the fourth wicket posted by batswomen in ICC Women’s World T20. Previous best was the  91 runs partnership between SM Benade and C Brits of South Africa against New Zealand at Taunton on 15.06.09. Both the occasions are tabulated below

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opp Ground Match Date
1 JM Rodrigues, H Kaur 134 4th Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018
2 SM Benade, C Brita 091 4th RSA NZl Tauntion 15 Jun 2019

T Bhatia of India effected three dismissals in this game to provide the 12th occasion of a wicketkeeper effecting three or more dismissals in an innings ICC Women’s World T20. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 RH Priest 3 1 2 1 NZl Aus Taunton 12 Jun 2009
2 SJ Taylor 3 2 1 1 Eng NZl Lord’s 21 Jun 2009
3 RH Priest 3 3 0 1 NZl Pak Basseterre 10 May 2010
4 RH Priest 3 2 1 2 NZl Win Gros Islet 14 May 2010
5 S Naik 3 0 3 1 Ind Srl Colombo (NCC) 03 Oct 2012
6 Batool Fatima 3 0 3 2 Pak RSA Colombo (Moors) 03 Oct 2012
7 T Chetty 3 1 2 2 RSA Ire Sylhet 29 Mar 2014
8 SJ Taylor 4 2 2 1 Eng Srl Sylhet 30 Mar 2014
9 Batool Fatima 3 1 2 1 Pak Ind Sylhet 02 Apr 2014
10 MV Waldron 3 3 0 1 Ire Ban Sylhet 03 Apr 2014
11 S Verma 3 1 2 2 Ind Eng Dharamsala 22 Mar 2016
12 T Bhatia 3 1 2 2 Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018

T Bhatia of India effected three dismissals in this game to provide the third occasion of an Indian wicketkeeper effecting three dismissals in an innings in ICC Women’s World T20. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 S Naik 3 0 3 1 Ind Srl Colombo (NCC) 03 Oct 2012
2 S Verma 3 1 2 2 Ind Eng Dharamsala 22 Mar 2016
3 T Bhatia 3 1 2 2 Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018

T Bhatia of India effected three dismissals in this game to provide the second occasion of a wicketkeeper effecting three or more dismissals in an innings ICC against New Zealand in Women’s World T20. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 SJ Taylor 3 2 1 1 Eng NZl Lord’s 21 Jun 2009
2 T Bhatia 3 1 2 2 Ind NZl Providence 09 Nov 2018

Indian bowlers D Hemalatha {3 for 26} and Poonam Yadav {3 for 33} captured three wickets each in this game to provide the tenth occasion of two bowlers capturing exact three wickets in an innings in ICC Women’s World T20. It also provides the second occasion of Indian bowlers performing such a feat. The first occasion was against Bangladesh at Sylhet on 30.03.14. S Sharma {3 for 12} and J Goswamy {3 for 11} had captured three wickets each in this game.

Poonam Yadav’s 3 for 33 in this game makes her the only bowler to return with figures of “three for thirty-three” in the history of ICC Women’s World T20.

It also makes her the most expensive bowler in terms of runs conceded when a bowler had captured three or more wickets in ICC Women’s World T20. The previous record was in the name of Jahanara Alam of Bangladesh who had returned with figures of 3 for 32 against England at Bengaluru on 17.03.16

India posted its tenth win in ICC Women’s World T20 when it won this game by 34 runs. India became the fifth team to win ten or more matches in the tournament. The following table lists the five teams which have won ten or more games in the tournament.

No Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR
1 Aus 2009-16 26 19 06 1 0
2 Eng 2009-16 24 18 05 1 0
3 NZl 2009-16 25 18 07 0 0
4 Win 2009-16 22 13 09 0 0
5 Ind 2009-16 22 10 12 0 0

New Zealand was playing its 25th game in ICC Women’s World T20. It became the second team to play 25 plus matches in the tournament after Australia. Australia has played 26 matches in the tournament.

No Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR
1 Aus 2009-16 26 19 06 1 0
2 NZl 2009-16 25 18 07 0 0

SW Bates run aggregate at the end of this game read 787 in the tournament. She now holds the record for most runs by a batswoman in the tournament. She went past CM Edwards of England who had an aggregate of 768 runs.

SW Bates scored her sixth fifty in the tournament when she scored 67 runs in this game. She became the second batswoman to score six fifties in the tournament after SR Taylor of West Indies who has also scored six fifties in the tournament. Thus SW Bates and SR Taylor share the record for most fifties by a batswoman in the tournament.

SW Bates boundary fours aggregate read 93 at the end of this game. She became the second batswoman to score 90 plus boundary fours in the tournament after CM Edwards of England. CM Edwards has scored 99 boundary fours in he tournament.

SW Bates was playing her 25th game in the tournament when she played this game against India. She became the third batswoman to appear in 25 plus games in the tournament. Others are – EA Perry of Australia {27} and AJ Blackwell of Australia {26}

JM Watkin of New Zealand returned with figures of 1 for 40 in this game to provide the second occasion of a bowler conceding 40 plus runs in the tournament. KJ Garth of Ireland had figures of 1 for 43 against New Zealand at Mohali  on 18 Mar 2016. Both the occasions are tabulated below

No Player O M R W Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 KJ Garth 4.0 0 43 1 1 Ire NZl Mohali 18 Mar 2016
2 JM Watkin 3.0 0 40 1 1 NZl Ind Providence 09 Nov 2018

 

India spinner’s 360-twirl causes mass debate

Shiva Singh’s pre-delivery twirl – he began and ended his run-up with a left-arm around the wicket action – was deemed to be a method of distraction by umpire Vinod Seshan, who called dead ball

When Indian bowler Shiva Singh pirouetted to the popping crease in a recent under-23 game in Kolkata he set in chain a series of events that have caused widespread debate in the cricketing world.

Singh’s pre-delivery twirl – he began and ended his run-up with a left-arm around the wicket action – was deemed to be a method of distraction by umpire Vinod Seshan, who called dead ball.

In an interview with ESPNcricinfo, Singh said that this was not the first time he had employed his 360-turn prior to the moment of delivery and, on a previous occasion, he had not been stopped by the match officials.

“I use different variations in one-dayers and T20s so I thought of doing the same because the Bengal batsmen were developing a partnership,” he said. “The umpires said dead ball, so I asked, “why are you calling it a dead ball?”

“I delivered this 360-degree ball against Kerala in the Vijay Hazare Trophy as well, where it was fine. Batsman always go for the reverse-sweep or the switch-hit against bowlers. But when bowlers do something like this it’s deemed a dead ball.”

So is Singh’s innovation comparable to modern strokeplay?

The Law of the game regarding deliberately distracting the batter is fairly clear.

While there is no definition of what the bowler’s run-up should look like, Law 41.4  states that “it is unfair for any fielder deliberately to attempt to distract the striker while he/she is preparing to receive or receiving a delivery”.

Furthermore “if either umpire considers that any action by a fielder is such an attempt, he/she shall immediately call and signal dead ball and inform the other umpire of the reason for the call”. 

The MCC reiterated on Thursday that the bowler does count as a fielder and supported umpire Seshan’s interpretation of the situation.

“The Law states that the offense is the attempt to distract the striker, rather than the striker actually being distracted,” a blog post on the cricket lawmakers’ website read.

“Consequently, it was for the umpire to decide if he felt that the tactic was done as an attempt to distract the striker.

“Unless the 360-degree twirl was part of the bowler’s run-up for every ball, the umpire may need to consider whether he/she feels that the twirl was done in an attempt to distract the batsman in some way.

“This is particularly so if there was no apparent advantage to be gained from the twirl, unlike, for example, the bowler varying the width of the release point or the length of his/her run-up, which are entirely lawful.”

There are prior examples of bowlers being pulled up for distracting batters – in 2009, Stuart Broad was warned by match officials after pointing towards cover during his run-up, for example – while umpires are entitled to deduct five runs from the bowling side if they feel there has been a deliberate attempt to put the batting side off their game.

Singh said that he has bowled the 360-degree turn delivery before

One former elite umpire, Simon Taufel, was not impressed by the delivery.

He told cricketnext: “It’s up to the umpire but one would have to ask why the bowler did this and have to assume the only reason would be to distract or put the striker off. Doesn’t seem right or fair to me. If it is his normal bowling action then maybe a different outcome.”

A video of Singh’s action went viral on Thursday, causing substantial debate among recreational players on social media.

The opinion was split, with some arguing the bowler’s case, saying that they must be afforded the opportunity to innovate as batters have in recent years.

Others, though, described the technique as unnecessary and against the spirit of the game.

Article courtesy: The Cricketer Magazine from England

 

Wicket keepers who have scored 40 plus runs and effected three or more dismissals in a one day internationals

Q de Kock of South Africa scored 47 runs and effected three dismissals against Australia at Perth on 04 Nov 2018 to provide the 176th occasion of a wicketkeeper scoring 40 plus runs and effecting three or more dismissals in a one day international. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Dis Ct St Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 APE Knott 50 3 3 0 Eng Aus Lord’s 26 Aug 1972
2 RW Marsh 50* 3 3 0 Aus Zim Nottingham 09 Jun 1983
3 PJL Dujon 49 3 2 1 Win Ind Jamshedpur 07 Dec 1983
4 DSBP Kuruppu 58* 4 3 1 Srl Ban Dhaka 02 Nov 1988
5 Saleem Yousuf 62 3 2 1 Pak Ind Sharjah 27 Apr 1990
6 IDS Smith 47 3 3 0 NZl Pak Lahore 02 Nov 1990
7 AJ Stewart 50 3 2 1 Eng Pak Lord’s 20 May 1992
8 A Flower 49 3 3 0 Zim Pak Sharjah 01 Feb 1993
9 AJ Stewart 74 3 3 0 Eng Aus Lord’s 23 May 1993
10 IA Healy 48 3 2 1 Aus NZl Sydney 11 Jan 1994
11 IA Healy 56 3 3 0 Aus Eng Melbourne 10 Jan 1995
12 A Flower 73 3 2 1 Zim Pak Harare 26 Feb 1995
13 A Flower 63 3 1 2 Zim Eng Harare 01 Jan 1997
14 RS Kaluwitharana 44 4 2 2 Srl NZl Hyd-LBS 20 May 1997
15 A Flower 66 3 2 1 Zim Ken Nairobi-Aga 16 Oct 1997
16 AJ Stewart 74 3 2 1 Eng Win Bridgetown 29 Mar 1998
17 NR Mongia 41 3 3 0 Ind Pak Toronto 13 Sep 1998
18 RS Kaluwitharana 58 3 1 2 Srl Eng Brisbane 11 Jan 1999
19 AC Gilchrist 131 3 3 0 Aus Srl Sydney 13 Jan 1999
20 AC Gilchrist 52 4 4 0 Aus Eng Melbourne 13 Feb 1999
21 AC Gilchrist 64 3 2 1 Aus Win Bridgetown 24 Apr 1999
22 AJ Stewart 88 3 3 0 Eng Srl Lord’s 14 May 1999
23 RD Jacobs 80* 5 5 0 Win NZl Southampton 24 May 1999
24 AC Gilchrist 77 3 3 0 Aus Ind Col-SSC 28 Aug 1999
25 RD Jacobs 47 4 4 0 Win Zim Singapore 02 Sep 1999
26 RD Jacobs 65 3 3 0 Win NZl Auckland 02 Jan 2000
27 AC Gilchrist 51 3 3 0 Aus Pak Sydney 04 Feb 2000
28 RS Kaluwitharana 55 3 2 1 Srl RSA Port Elizabeth 15 Dec 2000
29 AC Gilchrist 63 3 1 2 Aus Zim Sydney 28 Jan 2001
30 AC Gilchrist 44 3 3 0 Aus Win Sydney 07 Feb 2001
31 RD Jacobs 53* 3 2 1 Win Ind Bulawayo 30 Jun 2001
32 MV Boucher 51* 4 4 0 RSA Ken Cape Town 22 Oct 2001
33 Khaled Mashud 54* 3 3 0 Ban Pak Chittagong 22 Jan 2002
34 MV Boucher 58 3 3 0 RSA NZl Perth 01 Feb 2002
35 AC Gilchrist 105 3 3 0 Aus RSA Durban 03 Apr 2002
36 CJ Nevin 40 3 3 0 NZl Pak Sharjah 11 Apr 2002
37 AC Gilchrist 56 5 4 1 Aus Pak Melbourne-CS 12 Jun 2002
38 R Dravid 73* 3 2 1 Ind Eng Lord’s 29 Jun 2002
39 AC Gilchrist 44 3 2 1 Aus NZl Col-SSC 15 Sep 2002
40 KC Sangakkara 41 5 4 1 Srl Net Col-RPS 16 Sep 2002
41 MV Boucher 45* 3 3 0 RSA Srl Johannesburg 27 Nov 2002
42 AC Gilchrist 69* 6 5 1 Aus Eng Sydney 23 Jan 2003
43 R Dravid 62 3 3 0 Ind Eng Durban 26 Feb 2003
44 BB McCullum 47* 4 4 0 NZl Srl Dambulla 19 May 2003
45 AC Gilchrist 41 3 3 0 Aus Ind Mumbai 01 Nov 2003
46 AC Gilchrist 172 3 3 0 Aus Zim Hobart 16 Jan 2004
47 AC Gilchrist 95 3 3 0 Aus Ind Sydney 22 Jan 2004
48 AC Gilchrist 75 3 3 0 Aus Ind Perth 01 Feb 2004
49 Khaled Mashud 41 3 2 1 Ban Zim Harare 12 Mar 2004
50 Moin Khan 72 3 3 0 Pak Ind Lahore 24 Mar 2004
51 KC Sangakkara 57 3 3 0 Srl Ind Dambulla 18 Jul 2004
52 KC Sangakkara 72 3 2 1 Srl RSA Col-SSC 31 Aug 2004
53 R Dravid 67 3 3 0 Ind Pak Birmingham 19 Sep 2004
54 KC Sangakkara 68 3 1 2 Srl Pak Lahore 16 Oct 2004
55 Khaled Mashud 50* 3 2 1 Ban Ind Chittagong 23 Dec 2004
56 AC Gilchrist 66* 3 2 1 Aus Ban Manchester 25 Jun 2005
57 AC Gilchrist 45 5 5 0 Aus Ban Canterbury 30 Jun 2005
58 GO Jones 71 5 5 0 Eng Aus Lord’s 02 Jul 2005
59 MV Boucher 42 4 4 0 Afr Asia Centurion 17 Aug 2005
60 BB McCullum 49 3 3 0 NZl Ind Bulawayo 26 Aug 2005
61 MV Boucher 40 3 2 1 RSA NZl Cape Town 28 Oct 2005
62 MS Dhoni 72* 3 3 0 Ind Pak Lahore 13 Feb 2006
63 KC Sangakkara 50 3 3 0 Srl Ban Bogra 20 Feb 2006
64 BB McCullum 45 3 3 0 NZl Win Queenstown 22 Feb 2006
65 MV Boucher 42 4 4 0 RSA Aus Cape Town 03 Mar 2006
66 AC Gilchrist 45 3 3 0 Aus RSA Durban 10 Mar 2006
67 AC Gilchrist 76 5 4 1 Aus Ban Chittagong 23 Apr 2006
68 Khaled Mashud 48* 4 3 1 Ban Zim Harare 30 Jul 2006
69 BRM Taylor 79* 3 2 1 Zim Ban Harare 02 Aug 2006
70 BJ Haddin 70 3 3 0 Aus Win Kuala Lumpur 18 Sep 2006
71 CJO Smith 49* 3 2 1 Sco Ire Nairobi-G 30 Jan 2007
72 KC Sangakkara 110 3 2 1 Srl Ind Rajkot 11 Feb 2007
73 KC Sangakkara 76 3 3 0 Srl Ber Port of Spain 15 Mar 2007
74 AC Gilchrist 149 3 2 1 Aus Srl Bridgetown 28 Apr 2007
75 MS Dhoni 139* 3 0 3 Asia Afr Chennai 10 Jun 2007
76 T Taibu 107* 3 3 0 Zim RSA Harare 26 Aug 2007
77 AC Gilchrist 79* 6 6 0 Aus Ind Vadodara 11 Oct 2007
78 AC Gilchrist 61 3 3 0 Aus Srl Sydney 08 Feb 2008
79 AB de Villiers 40 5 5 0 RSA Ban Dhaka 14 Mar 2008
80 BJ Haddin 50 3 3 0 Aus Win Kingstown 24 Jun 2008
81 MS Dhoni 109* 4 1 3 Ind HKG Karachi 25 Jun 2008
82 KC Sangakkara 101 3 2 1 Srl Ban Lahore 25 Jun 2008
83 CJO Smith 59 5 5 0 Sco Ire Aberdeen 02 Jul 2008
84 MJ Prior 42 3 2 1 Eng RSA Leeds 22 Aug 2008
85 MJ Prior 45* 6 6 0 Eng RSA Nottingham 26 Aug 2008
86 BJ Haddin 53 3 2 1 Aus RSA Durban 03 Apr 2009
87 A Bagai 87 4 4 0 Can Sco Benoni 08 Apr 2009
88 BJ Haddin 62 3 3 0 Aus RSA Johannesburg 17 Apr 2009
89 MS Dhoni 46* 3 2 1 Ind Win Gros Islet 03 Jul 2009
90 MA Ouma 61 3 2 1 Ken Ire Dublin 12 Jul 2009
91 Kamran Akmal 57 3 2 1 Pak Srl Col-RPS 07 Aug 2009
92 BB McCullum 44 3 3 0 NZl RSA Centurion 24 Sep 2009
93 BB McCullum 48 4 4 0 NZl Eng Johannesburg 29 Sep 2009
94 KC Sangakkara 55 3 3 0 Srl Ind Dhaka 13 Jan 2010
95 BJ Haddin 53 3 3 0 Aus NZl Auckland 06 Mar 2010
96 ADS Fletcher 48 3 1 2 Win Can Kingston 13 Apr 2010
97 AB de Villiers 70 3 3 0 RSA Win Roseau 28 May 2010
98 BRM Taylor 81 3 3 0 Zim Ind Bulawayo 28 May 2010
99 KC Sangakkara 42 3 3 0 Srl Pak Dambulla 15 Jun 2010
100 TD Paine 81 3 3 0 Aus Ire Dublin 17 Jun 2010
101 KC Sangakkara 73 3 3 0 Srl Ind Dambulla 22 Jun 2010
102 Jahurul Islam 40 3 3 0 Ban Eng Bristol 10 Jul 2010
103 Mohammad Shahzad 100* 4 3 1 Afg Sco Ayr 16 Aug 2010
104 KC Sangakkara 71 3 2 1 Srl Ind Dambulla 28 Aug 2010
105 AB de Villiers 101* 4 4 0 RSA Zim Potchefstroom 17 Oct 2010
106 KC Sangakkara 49 3 3 0 Srl Aus Melbourne 03 Nov 2010
107 AB de Villiers 61 4 3 1 RSA Pak Dubai-DSC 08 Nov 2010
108 Mushfiqur Rahim 63 4 2 2 Ban Zim Dhaka 06 Dec 2010
109 Kamran Akmal 89 3 3 0 Pak NZl Auckland 05 Feb 2011
110 CS Baugh 49 3 2 1 Win Srl Col-SSC 06 Feb 2011
111 BJ Haddin 55 4 4 0 Aus NZl Nagpur 25 Feb 2011
112 BB McCullum 101 3 3 0 NZl Can Mumbai 13 Mar 2011
113 KC Sangakkara 54 3 3 0 Srl NZl Col-RPS 29 Mar 2011
114 C Kieswetter 72* 3 3 0 Eng Srl Nottingham 06 Jul 2011
115 MS Dhoni 75* 3 3 0 Ind Eng Kolkata 25 Oct 2011
116 Umar Akmal 61* 3 2 1 Pak Srl Abu Dhabi 23 Nov 2011
117 MS Wade 45 5 5 0 Aus Ind Brisbane 19 Feb 2012
118 AB de Villiers 106* 3 2 1 RSA NZl Wellington 25 Feb 2012
119 KC Sangakkara 97 3 3 0 Srl Pak Col-RPS 16 Jun 2012
120 MS Wade 75 3 3 0 Aus Afg Sharjah 25 Aug 2012
121 AB de Villiers 75* 3 3 0 RSA Eng Nottingham 05 Sep 2012
122 Mushfiqur Rahim 79 3 3 0 Ban Win Khulna 02 Dec 2012
123 MS Dhoni 72 3 3 0 Ind Eng Kochi 15 Jan 2013
124 BB McCullum 69* 3 3 0 NZl Eng Hamilton 17 Feb 2013
125 MS Dhoni 45* 4 1 3 Ind Srl Port of Spain 11 Jul 2013
126 KC Sangakkara 71 3 3 0 Srl Ind Port of Spain 11 Jul 2013
127 Umar Akmal 50 3 2 1 Pak Win Providence 16 Jul 2013
128 KC Sangakkara 169 3 2 1 Srl RSA Col-RPS 20 Jul 2013
129 KC Sangakkara 91 3 2 1 Srl RSA Pallekele 28 Jul 2013
130 BRM Taylor 43* 3 2 1 Zim Pak Harare 27 Aug 2013
131 JC Buttler 75 3 3 0 Eng Aus Manchester 08 Sep 2013
132 JC Buttler 65* 3 3 0 Eng Aus Cardiff 14 Sep 2013
133 JC Buttler 42 5 4 1 Eng Aus Southampton 16 Sep 2013
134 KC Sangakkara 71* 3 2 1 Srl NZl Hambantota 12 Nov 2013
135 MS Dhoni 51* 4 3 1 Ind Win Visakhapatnam 24 Nov 2013
136 Q de Kock 47 4 4 0 RSA Pak Port Elizabeth 27 Nov 2013
137 Q de Kock 106 4 4 0 RSA Ind Durban 08 Dec 2013
138 MS Dhoni 56 3 2 1 Ind NZl Hamilton 22 Jan 2014
139 JC Buttler 71 5 5 0 Eng Aus Perth 24 Jan 2014
140 GC Wilson 62 3 2 1 Ire Win Kingston 23 Feb 2014
141 Anamul Haque 49 3 3 0 Ban Srl Dhaka 06 Mar 2014
142 Q de Kock 128 3 3 0 RSA Srl Hambantota 12 Jul 2014
143 Q de Kock 76 3 3 0 RSA Zim Harare 29 Aug 2014
144 L Ronchi 79 3 3 0 NZl RSA Mt Maunganui 24 Oct 2014
145 JJ Atkinson 59 4 4 0 HKG PNG Townsville 08 Nov 2014
146 JC Buttler 55* 3 2 1 Eng Srl Hambantota 03 Dec 2014
147 AB de Villiers 81 5 4 1 RSA Win Durban 16 Jan 2015
148 L Ronchi 47 3 3 0 NZl Srl Wellington 29 Jan 2015
149 JC Buttler 67 4 4 0 Eng Ind Perth 30 Jan 2015
150 KC Sangakkara 105* 3 2 1 Srl Ban Melbourne 26 Feb 2015
151 Mushfiqur Rahim 89 4 4 0 Ban Eng Adelaide 09 Mar 2015
152 JM Bairstow 83* 3 2 1 Eng NZl Ch-le-St 20 Jun 2015
153 Sarfraz Ahmed 77 3 2 1 Pak Srl Col-RPS 19 Jul 2015
154 NJ O’Brien 45 3 3 0 Ire Aus Belfast 27 Aug 2015
155 MS Wade 71* 3 3 0 Aus Eng Southampton 03 Sep 2015
156 GC Wilson 70* 3 2 1 Ire Zim Harare 09 Oct 2015
157 MS Dhoni 92* 4 3 1 Ind RSA Indore 14 Oct 2015
158 Q de Kock 43 3 3 0 RSA Ind Chennai 22 Oct 2015
159 MDKJ Perera 50 3 3 0 Srl Win Pallekele 07 Nov 2015
160 LD Chandimal 100* 4 3 1 Srl Ire Dublin-M 16 Jun 2016
161 JC Buttler 63 3 2 1 Eng Ban Dhaka 07 Oct 2016
162 JC Buttler 65* 3 3 0 Eng RSA Southampton 27 May 2017
163 Q de Kock 98 3 3 0 RSA Eng Southampton 27 May 2017
164 MS Dhoni 49* 3 3 0 Ind Srl Col-RPS 31 Aug 2017
165 MS Dhoni 79 3 2 1 Ind Aus Chennai 17 Sep 2017
166 JC Buttler 79 4 3 1 Eng NZl Hamilton 25 Feb 2018
167 BRM Taylor 44 3 3 0 Zim Sco Bulawayo 12 Mar 2018
168 NJ O’Brien 70 3 3 0 Ire Sco Harare 18 Mar 2018
169 Mushfiqur Rahim 68 3 2 1 Ban Win Providence 25 Jul 2018
170 Q de Kock 47 5 4 1 RSA Srl Dambulla 29 Jul 2018
171 Q de Kock 87 3 3 0 RSA Srl Dambulla 01 Aug 2018
172 Q de Kock 54 3 3 0 RSA Srl Col-RPS 12 Aug 2018
173 H Klaasen 59 4 3 1 RSA Zim Paarl 06 Oct 2018
174 Mushfiqur Rahim 40* 3 3 0 Ban Zim Chittagong 24 Oct 2018
175 SD Hope 95 3 2 1 Win Ind Pune 27 Oct 2018
176 Q de Kock 47 3 3 0 RSA Aus Perth 04 Nov 2018

Q de Kock of South Africa scored 47 runs and effected three dismissals against Australia at Perth on 04 Nov 2018 to provide the 23rd occasion of a South African wicketkeeper scoring 40 plus runs and effecting three or more dismissals in a one day international. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Dis Ct St Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 MV Boucher 51* 4 4 0 RSA Ken Cape Town 22 Oct 2001
2 MV Boucher 58 3 3 0 RSA NZl Perth 01 Feb 2002
3 MV Boucher 45* 3 3 0 RSA Srl Johannesburg 27 Nov 2002
4 MV Boucher 40 3 2 1 RSA NZl Cape Town 28 Oct 2005
5 MV Boucher 42 4 4 0 RSA Aus Cape Town 03 Mar 2006
6 AB de Villiers 40 5 5 0 RSA Ban Dhaka 14 Mar 2008
7 AB de Villiers 70 3 3 0 RSA Win Roseau 28 May 2010
8 AB de Villiers 101* 4 4 0 RSA Zim Potchefstroom 17 Oct 2010
9 AB de Villiers 61 4 3 1 RSA Pak Dubai-DSC 08 Nov 2010
10 B de Villiers 106* 3 2 1 RSA NZl Wellington 25 Feb 2012
11 AB de Villiers 75* 3 3 0 RSA Eng Nottingham 05 Sep 2012
12 Q de Kock 47 4 4 0 RSA Pak Port Elizabeth 27 Nov 2013
13 Q de Kock 106 4 4 0 RSA Ind Durban 08 Dec 2013
14 Q de Kock 128 3 3 0 RSA Srl Hambantota 12 Jul 2014
15 Q de Kock 76 3 3 0 RSA Zim Harare 29 Aug 2014
16 AB de Villiers 81 5 4 1 RSA Win Durban 16 Jan 2015
17 Q de Kock 43 3 3 0 RSA Ind Chennai 22 Oct 2015
18 Q de Kock 98 3 3 0 RSA Eng Southampton 27 May 2017
19 Q de Kock 47 5 4 1 RSA Srl Dambulla 29 Jul 2018
20 Q de Kock 87 3 3 0 RSA Srl Dambulla 01 Aug 2018
21 Q de Kock 54 3 3 0 RSA Srl Col-RPS 12 Aug 2018
22 H Klaasen 59 4 3 1 RSA Zim Paarl 06 Oct 2018
23 Q de Kock 47 3 3 0 RSA Aus Perth 04 Nov 2018

Q de Kock of South Africa scored 47 runs and effected three dismissals against Australia at Perth on 04 Nov 2018 to provide the 12th occasion of a wicketkeeper scoring 40 plus runs and effecting three or more dismissals in a one day international against Australia. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Dis Ct St Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 APE Knott 50 3 3 0 Eng Aus Lord’s 26 Aug 1972
2 AJ Stewart 74 3 3 0 Eng Aus Lord’s 23 May 1993
3 GO Jones 71 5 5 0 Eng Aus Lord’s 02 Jul 2005
4 MV Boucher 42 4 4 0 RSA Aus Cape Town 03 Mar 2006
5 KC Sangakkara 49 3 3 0 Srl Aus Melbourne 03 Nov 2010
6 JC Buttler 75 3 3 0 Eng Aus Manchester 08 Sep 2013
7 JC Buttler 65* 3 3 0 Eng Aus Cardiff 14 Sep 2013
8 JC Buttler 42 5 4 1 Eng Aus Southampton 16 Sep 2013
9 JC Buttler 71 5 5 0 Eng Aus Perth 24 Jan 2014
10 NJ O’Brien 45 3 3 0 Ire Aus Belfast 27 Aug 2015
11 MS Dhoni 79 3 2 1 Ind Aus Chennai 17 Sep 2017
1 Q de Kock 47 3 3 0 RSA Aus Perth 04 Nov 2018

Q de Kock of South Africa scored 47 runs and effected three dismissals against Australia at Perth on 04 Nov 2018 to provide the second occasion of a South Africa wicketkeeper scoring 40 plus runs and effecting three or more dismissals in a one day international against Australia. Both such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Dis Ct St Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 MV Boucher 42 4 4 0 RSA Aus Cape Town 03 Mar 2006
2 Q de Kock 47 3 3 0 RSA Aus Perth 04 Nov 2018

AB de Villers {07}, MV Boucher {05} and Q de Kock {10} are the three South Africawicketkeepers who have scored forty plus runs and effected three or more dismissals in a one-day internationals on five or more occasions. The performance of these three wicketkeepers are furnished below

No Player Runs Dis Ct St Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 AB de Villiers 40 5 5 0 RSA Ban Dhaka 14 Mar 2008
2 AB de Villiers 70 3 3 0 RSA Win Roseau 28 May 2010
3 AB de Villiers 101* 4 4 0 RSA Zim Potchefstroom 17 Oct 2010
4 AB de Villiers 61 4 3 1 RSA Pak Dubai-DSC 08 Nov 2010
5 AB de Villiers 106* 3 2 1 RSA NZl Wellington 25 Feb 2012
6 AB de Villiers 75* 3 3 0 RSA Eng Nottingham 05 Sep 2012
7 AB de Villiers 81 5 4 1 RSA Win Durban 16 Jan 2015
                   
1 MV Boucher 51* 4 4 0 RSA Ken Cape Town 22 Oct 2001
2 MV Boucher 58 3 3 0 RSA NZl Perth 01 Feb 2002
3 MV Boucher 45* 3 3 0 RSA Srl Johannesburg 27 Nov 2002
4 MV Boucher 40 3 2 1 RSA NZl Cape Town 28 Oct 2005
5 MV Boucher 42 4 4 0 RSA Aus Cape Town 03 Mar 2006
                   
1 Q de Kock 47 4 4 0 RSA Pak Port Elizabeth 27 Nov 2013
2 Q de Kock 106 4 4 0 RSA Ind Durban 08 Dec 2013
3 Q de Kock 128 3 3 0 RSA Srl Hambantota 12 Jul 2014
4 Q de Kock 76 3 3 0 RSA Zim Harare 29 Aug 2014
5 Q de Kock 43 3 3 0 RSA Ind Chennai 22 Oct 2015
6 Q de Kock 98 3 3 0 RSA Eng Southampton 27 May 2017
7 Q de Kock 47 5 4 1 RSA Srl Dambulla 29 Jul 2018
8 Q de Kock 87 3 3 0 RSA Srl Dambulla 01 Aug 2018
9 Q de Kock 54 3 3 0 RSA Srl Col-RPS 12 Aug 2018
10 Q de Kock 47 3 3 0 RSA Aus Perth 04 Nov 2018

AC Gilchrist {22},  KC Sangakkara {20}, MS Dhoni {12} and Q de Kock {10} are the four wicketkeepers who have scored forty plus runs and effected three or more dismissals in a one-day internationals on ten or more occasions. The performance of these four wicketkeepers are furnished below

No Player Runs Dis Ct St Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 AC Gilchrist 131 3 3 0 Aus Srl Sydney 13 Jan 1999
2 AC Gilchrist 52 4 4 0 Aus Eng Melbourne 13 Feb 1999
3 AC Gilchrist 64 3 2 1 Aus Win Bridgetown 24 Apr 1999
4 AC Gilchrist 77 3 3 0 Aus Ind Col-SSC 28 Aug 1999
5 AC Gilchrist 51 3 3 0 Aus Pak Sydney 04 Feb 2000
6 AC Gilchrist 63 3 1 2 Aus Zim Sydney 28 Jan 2001
7 AC Gilchrist 44 3 3 0 Aus Win Sydney 07 Feb 2001
8 AC Gilchrist 105 3 3 0 Aus RSA Durban 03 Apr 2002
9 AC Gilchrist 56 5 4 1 Aus Pak Melbourne-CS 12 Jun 2002
10 AC Gilchrist 44 3 2 1 Aus NZl Col-SSC 15 Sep 2002
11 AC Gilchrist 69* 6 5 1 Aus Eng Sydney 23 Jan 2003
12 AC Gilchrist 41 3 3 0 Aus Ind Mumbai 01 Nov 2003
13 AC Gilchrist 172 3 3 0 Aus Zim Hobart 16 Jan 2004
14 AC Gilchrist 95 3 3 0 Aus Ind Sydney 22 Jan 2004
15 AC Gilchrist 75 3 3 0 Aus Ind Perth 01 Feb 2004
16 AC Gilchrist 66* 3 2 1 Aus Ban Manchester 25 Jun 2005
17 AC Gilchrist 45 5 5 0 Aus Ban Canterbury 30 Jun 2005
18 AC Gilchrist 45 3 3 0 Aus RSA Durban 10 Mar 2006
19 AC Gilchrist 76 5 4 1 Aus Ban Chittagong 23 Apr 2006
20 AC Gilchrist 149 3 2 1 Aus Srl Bridgetown 28 Apr 2007
21 AC Gilchrist 79* 6 6 0 Aus Ind Vadodara 11 Oct 2007
22 AC Gilchrist 61 3 3 0 Aus Srl Sydney 08 Feb 2008
                   
1 KC Sangakkara 41 5 4 1 Srl Net Col-RPS 16 Sep 2002
2 KC Sangakkara 57 3 3 0 Srl Ind Dambulla 18 Jul 2004
3 KC Sangakkara 72 3 2 1 Srl RSA Col-SSC 31 Aug 2004
4 KC Sangakkara 68 3 1 2 Srl Pak Lahore 16 Oct 2004
5 KC Sangakkara 50 3 3 0 Srl Ban Bogra 20 Feb 2006
6 KC Sangakkara 110 3 2 1 Srl Ind Rajkot 11 Feb 2007
7 KC Sangakkara 76 3 3 0 Srl Ber Port of Spain 15 Mar 2007
8 KC Sangakkara 101 3 2 1 Srl Ban Lahore 25 Jun 2008
9 KC Sangakkara 55 3 3 0 Srl Ind Dhaka 13 Jan 2010
10 KC Sangakkara 42 3 3 0 Srl Pak Dambulla 15 Jun 2010
11 KC Sangakkara 73 3 3 0 Srl Ind Dambulla 22 Jun 2010
12 KC Sangakkara 71 3 2 1 Srl Ind Dambulla 28 Aug 2010
13 KC Sangakkara 49 3 3 0 Srl Aus Melbourne 03 Nov 2010
14 KC Sangakkara 54 3 3 0 Srl NZl Col-RPS 29 Mar 2011
15 KC Sangakkara 97 3 3 0 Srl Pak Col-RPS 16 Jun 2012
16 KC Sangakkara 71 3 3 0 Srl Ind Port of Spain 11 Jul 2013
17 KC Sangakkara 169 3 2 1 Srl RSA Col-RPS 20 Jul 2013
18 KC Sangakkara 91 3 2 1 Srl RSA Pallekele 28 Jul 2013
19 KC Sangakkara 71* 3 2 1 Srl NZl Hambantota 12 Nov 2013
20 KC Sangakkara 105* 3 2 1 Srl Ban Melbourne 26 Feb 2015
                   
1 MS Dhoni 72* 3 3 0 Ind Pak Lahore 13 Feb 2006
2 MS Dhoni 139* 3 0 3 Asia Afr Chennai 10 Jun 2007
3 MS Dhoni 109* 4 1 3 Ind HKG Karachi 25 Jun 2008
4 MS Dhoni 46* 3 2 1 Ind Win Gros Islet 03 Jul 2009
5 MS Dhoni 75* 3 3 0 Ind Eng Kolkata 25 Oct 2011
6 MS Dhoni 72 3 3 0 Ind Eng Kochi 15 Jan 2013
7 MS Dhoni 45* 4 1 3 Ind Srl Port of Spain 11 Jul 2013
8 MS Dhoni 51* 4 3 1 Ind Win Visakhapatnam 24 Nov 2013
9 MS Dhoni 56 3 2 1 Ind NZl Hamilton 22 Jan 2014
10 MS Dhoni 92* 4 3 1 Ind RSA Indore 14 Oct 2015
11 MS Dhoni 49* 3 3 0 Ind Srl Col-RPS 31 Aug 2017
12 MS Dhoni 79 3 2 1 Ind Aus Chennai 17 Sep 2017
                   
1 Q de Kock 47 4 4 0 RSA Pak Port Elizabeth 27 Nov 2013
2 Q de Kock 106 4 4 0 RSA Ind Durban 08 Dec 2013
3 Q de Kock 128 3 3 0 RSA Srl Hambantota 12 Jul 2014
4 Q de Kock 76 3 3 0 RSA Zim Harare 29 Aug 2014
5 Q de Kock 43 3 3 0 RSA Ind Chennai 22 Oct 2015
6 Q de Kock 98 3 3 0 RSA Eng Southampton 27 May 2017
7 Q de Kock 47 5 4 1 RSA Srl Dambulla 29 Jul 2018
8 Q de Kock 87 3 3 0 RSA Srl Dambulla 01 Aug 2018
9 Q de Kock 54 3 3 0 RSA Srl Col-RPS 12 Aug 2018
10 Q de Kock 47 3 3 0 RSA Aus Perth 04 Nov 2018

Pakistan Captain Sarfraz Ahmed slams ‘disgraceful’ Ross Taylor in Mohd Hafeez action controversy

 Sarfraz Ahmed, the Pakistan captain, has lashed out at Ross Taylor after the New Zealand batsman appeared to publicly question the legality of Mohammad Hafeez’s bowling action during the first ODI in Abu Dhabi.

Taylor made the gesture at the end of Hafeez’s first over, when he seemed to look directly at the umpires – or his partner Tom Latham – and mimicked delivering the ball with a bent arm. Whether or not it was an attempt to call attention to Hafeez’s action, it enraged Sarfraz, who had a lengthy chat with the umpires, and had to be calmed down.

That wasn’t the end of the episode as Sarfraz persisted with Hafeez, and kept exchanging comments with Taylor, looking none too happy with the New Zealand batsman. The umpires Shozab Raza and Joel Wilson eventually got involved and had a chat with Taylor.

Later, Sarfraz called Taylor’s gesture “disgraceful”.

“I will say that Taylor’s action was not correct,” Sarfraz said in his post-match press conference. “It’s not his job to give (the) action which was shown on TV. It was disgraceful, for me.

“His job is to do batting and if he concentrates on that, it’s better. I complained to umpires that his action did not come under sportsmanship.

“Ross is a professional cricketer and he should not have done that. He did it two or three times – it’s (the) umpires’ job. Hafeez’s action has no problem and (Taylor) was trying to create an issue without a reason.”

As well as how it impacts how the officials view Hafeez’s action, Taylor could face the possibility of sanctions himself. They may not relate to dissent but it could come under on-field behavior. Pakistan is understood to have spoken to the match referee Javagal Srinath about it as well.

A similar incident had occurred in 2009 when Saeed Ajmal was called for a suspect action and he felt it had been the result of an opposition batsman – in that case, Australia’s Shane Watson – who had directed the umpire’s attention to the way he bowled his doosra.

That this one involves Hafeez makes it particularly uncomfortable for Pakistan. The ICC has ruled his action illegal no fewer than four times in his career; three of them in the last four years.

Hafeez was first reported almost 14 years ago during an ODI tri-series in Australia in 2005. Regulations concerning illegal actions were different back then and he soon returned. In 2014, his action was reported during the Champions League T20, and then again following a Test match against New Zealand later that year. He was suspended from bowling after results indicated the flex of his elbow was more than the allowed 15 degrees.

Hafeez finally got to bowl again in April 2015, but a month later, he was back under the umpires’ scanner. Since that constituted the second report in the space of two years – with the first one resulting in a suspension – the ICC put his offspin on ice for 12 months.

Hafeez returned to bowling after his ban, clearing a test of his action in 2016, but the issue cropped up again leading to his latest suspension in October 2017. He eventually received a clean chit from the ICC in April 2018 and now, after a late call-up to Pakistan’s squad for their ongoing home season, he has bowled 19 overs in one Test and six T20Is against Australia and New Zealand, without drawing any attention to his remodeled action before this.

 Article courtesy – espncricinfo.com

England batsmen scoring centuries in a test innings against Sri Lanka

England batsman KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing test at Galle to provide the 37th occasion of an England batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 AJ Lamb 107 2 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 23 Aug 1984
2 AJ Stewart 113* 1 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 22 Aug 1991
3 GA Gooch 174 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 22 Aug 1991
4 RA Smith 128 1 v Sri Lanka Col-SSC 13 Mar 1993
5 GA Hick 107 1 v Sri Lanka The Oval 27 Aug 1998
6 JP Crawley 156* 1 v Sri Lanka The Oval 27 Aug 1998
7 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001
8 N Hussain 109 2 v Sri Lanka Kandy 07 Mar 2001
9 GP Thorpe 113* 2 v Sri Lanka Col-SSC 15 Mar 2001
10 MP Vaughan 115 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 16 May 2002
11 MA Butcher 105 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 16 May 2002
12 ME Trescothick 161 2 v Sri Lanka Birmingham 30 May 2002
13 GP Thorpe 123 2 v Sri Lanka Birmingham 30 May 2002
14 MA Butcher 123 1 v Sri Lanka Manchester 13 Jun 2002
15 AJ Stewart 123 1 v Sri Lanka Manchester 13 Jun 2002
16 MP Vaughan 105 4 v Sri Lanka Kandy 10 Dec 2003
17 ME Trescothick 106 1 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 11 May 2006
18 KP Pietersen 158 1 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 11 May 2006
19 KP Pietersen 142 2 v Sri Lanka Birmingham 25 May 2006
20 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
21 AN Cook 133 2 v Sri Lanka Cardiff 26 May 2011
22 IJL Trott 203 2 v Sri Lanka Cardiff 26 May 2011
23 IR Bell 103* 2 v Sri Lanka Cardiff 26 May 2011
24 MJ Prior 126 1 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
25 AN Cook 106 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
26 IR Bell 119* 2 v Sri Lanka Southampton 16 Jun 2011
27 IJL Trott 112 4 v Sri Lanka Galle 26 Mar 2012
28 KP Pietersen 151 2 v Sri Lanka Col-PSS 03 Apr 2012
29 JE Root 200* 1 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 12 Jun 2014
30 GS Ballance 104* 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 12 Jun 2014
31 SD Robson 127 2 v Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014
32 MM Ali 108* 4 v Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014
33 JM Bairstow 140 1 v Sri Lanka Leeds 19 May 2016
34 MM Ali 155* 1 v Sri Lanka Ch-le-St 27 May 2016
35 JM Bairstow 167* 1 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 09 Jun 2016
36 BT Foakes 107 1 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018
37 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England batsman KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing test at Galle to provide the seventh occasion of  an England batsman scoring a century in the  third innings of a test against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GA Gooch 174 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 22 Aug 1991
2 MP Vaughan 115 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 16 May 2002
3 MA Butcher 105 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 16 May 2002
4 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
5 AN Cook 106 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
6 GS Ballance 104* 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 12 Jun 2014
7 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England batsman KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing test at Galle to provide the fifth occasion of  an England batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka at Galle. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001
2 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
3 IJL Trott 112 4 v Sri Lanka Galle 26 Mar 2012
4 BT Foakes 107 1 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018
5 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England batsman KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing test at Galle. This score represents the highest individual score by an England batsman against Sri Lanka at Galle. The previous best was 122 by ME Trescothick in Feb 2001

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018
2 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001

England opening batsmen scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing  test at Galle to provide the twelfth occasion of  an England opening batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GA Gooch 174 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 22 Aug 1991
2 RA Smith 128 1 v Sri Lanka Col-SSC 13 Mar 1993
3 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001
4 MP Vaughan 115 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 16 May 2002
5 ME Trescothick 161 2 v Sri Lanka Birmingham 30 May 2002
6 MP Vaughan 105 4 v Sri Lanka Kandy 10 Dec 2003
7 ME Trescothick 106 1 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 11 May 2006
8 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
9 AN Cook 133 2 v Sri Lanka Cardiff 26 May 2011
10 AN Cook 106 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
11 SD Robson 127 2 v Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014
12 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing  test at Galle to provide the fifth occasion of an England opening batsman scoring a century in the third innings of test innings against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GA Gooch 174 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 22 Aug 1991
2 MP Vaughan 115 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 16 May 2002
3 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
4 AN Cook 106 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
5 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing  test at Galle to provide the twelfth occasion of  an England opening batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
3 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001
8 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
12 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing  test at Galle to provide the third occasion of  an England opening batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka at Galle.  All the three occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
3 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001
8 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
12 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing test at Galle. This score represents the highest individual score by an England opening batsman against Sri Lanka at Galle. The  previous best was 122 by ME Trescothick in Feb 2001

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018
2 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001

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