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Captain and wicket keeper batsman scoring zeroes in the same innings of a T20 International

Captain and wicket keeper batsman scoring zeroes in the same innings of a T20 International

S Dhawan and SV Samson of India scored zeroes in the third T20I at Col-RPS on 29 Jul 2021 against Sri Lanka to provide the fourth occasion of both the captain and wicket keeper batsman scoring zeroes in the same innings of a T20 International. All such occasions are tabulated below

No PlayerRITeamOppGroundDate
1CSO Tikolo01KenNZlDurban12.09.07
 WkMA Ouma01KdnNZlDurban12.09.07
         
2CP Utseya01ZimWinTrinidad28.02.10
 WkT Taibu01ZimWinTrinidad28.02.10
         
3CE Chigumbura01ZimBanDhaka12.11.15
 WkRW Chakabva01ZimBanDhaka12.11.15
         
4CS Dhawan01IndSrlCol-RPS29.07.21
 WkSV Samson01IndSrlCol-RPS29.07.21
Abhimanyu Mithun’s feat

Abhimanyu Mithun’s feat

A Mithun of Karnataka is the only bowler in the history of cricket to perform the hat trick in all the three forms of Cricket, namely, First Class, List A and Twenty20 games.

He performed the feat on his first class debut in the Ranji Trophy against Uttar Pradesh at Meerut in 2009/10 season. His feat in List A games came in the 2019/20 season against Tamil Nadu at Bangalore and his Twenty20 games hat trick was against Haryana at Surat

CategoryBowlerOppVenueSeasonTrophy
First ClassA Mithun†U PMeerut2009/10Ranji Trophy
List AA MithunT NBangalore2019/20Vijay Hazare
Twenty20A MithunHarSurat2019/20Syed M Ali

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Stats highlights of second and third one day international between Sri Lanka and India

Stats highlights of second and third one day international between Sri Lanka and India

Second one day Sri Lanka vs India at Colombo RPS on 20 Jul 2021

India won this game by three wickets to provide its 93rd win against Sri Lanka on one day internationals. India now holds the record for winning most games against Sri Lanka one day internationals. Pakistan has won 92 games against Sri Lanka and Australia has won 92 games against New Zealand

India’s 93 wins against Sri Lanka constitutes a world record for a team winning most games against an opposition in one day internationals.

Sri Lanka lost this game to provide its 430th loss in One day internationals. Sri Lanka owns the record for losing most one day internationals. India is close behind as it has lost 428 one day internationals

D Chahar scored 69 not out in this game to provide the highest individual score by an Indian batsman batting at number eight in India’s winning one day internationals. The previous record was credited to AB Agarkar who had scored 67 not out against Zimbabwe at Rajkot on 14.12.2000

D Chahar scored 69 not out in this game to provide the second highest individual score by an Indian batsman batting at number eight in India’s one day internationals. R Jadeja’s 77 against New Zealand at Manchester on 09 Jul 2019 remains the highest individual innings by an Indian batsman batting at number eight.

D Chahar’s 69 not out in this game to provide the tenth occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a fifty while batting at number eight. All such occasions are tabulated below

NoPlayerRunsIOppGroundStart Date
1RA Jadeja772NZlManchester09 Jul 2019
2DL Chahar69*2SrlCol-RPS20 Jul 2021
3AB Agarkar67*1ZimRajkot14 Dec 2000
4RA Jadeja66*2NZlAuckland25 Jan 2014
5IK Pathan642PakJamshedpur09 Apr 2005
6SB Joshi61*2NZlGuwahati14 Nov 1999
7RA Jadeja60*2SrlCol-RPS08 Feb 2009
8N Kapil Dev601EngLeeds2 Jun 1982
9SS Karim552RSABloemfontein23 Jan 1997
10AB Agarkar531AusMelbourne06 Feb 2004

D Chahar’s 69 not out in this game to provide the second occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a fifty while batting at number eight against Sri Lanka. Both such occasions are tabulated below

NoPlayerRunsIOppGroundStart Date
1DL Chahar69*2SrlCol-RPS20 Jul 2021
2RA Jadeja60*2SrlCol-RPS08 Feb 2009

D Chahar’s 69 not out in this game to provide the eleventh occasion of an batsman scoring a fifty while batting at number eight against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

NoPlayerRunsITeamOppGroundStart Date
1CR Woakes95*2EngSrlNottingham21 Jun 2016
2Wasim Akram792PakSrlVizag27 Mar 1999
3AR McBrine792IreSrlDublin-M18 Jun 2016
4MV Boucher702RSASrlTangier21 Aug 2002
5DL Chahar69*2IndSrlCol-RPS20 Jul 2021
6L Klusener60*1RSASrlBenoni01 Dec 2002
7RA Jadeja60*2IndSrlCol-RPS08 Feb 2009
8Sabbir Rahman532BanSrlMelbourne26 Feb 2015
9Shadab Khan52*1PakSrlAbu Dhabi16 Oct 2017
10MH Miraz512BanSrlCol-SSC01 Apr 2017
11FA Allen512WinSrlCh-le-St01 Jul 2019

D Chahar and B Kumar added 84 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket in this game to provide the second best stand  for the eighth wicket by Indian batsmen in one day internationals. The best stand is 100 runs unfinished stand between MS Dhoni and B Kumar, also against Sri Lanka at Pallekkele on 20 Aug 2017

PartnersWktRunsIOppGroundStart Date
MS Dhoni, B Kumar8100*2SrlPallekele24 Aug 2017
DL Chahar, B Kumar884*2SrlColombo (RPS)20 Jul 2021

Third one day Sri Lanka vs India at Colombo RPS on 23 Jul 2021

India capped five cricketers for the third one day game against Sri Lanka on 23 Jul 2021 to provide the 38th occasion of a team capping five or more cricketers in the history of one day internationals. The list does not include team’s first game in one day internationals in which eleven cricketers had made their one day game. However the South African team which made its one day debut against India at Kolkata on 10 Nov 1991 is included in the list. Ten South Africa cricketers made their one day debut in this game.

India became the second team to have five or more cricketers making their one day debut against Sri Lanka after Netherlands. It also provides the third occasion of team capping five or more cricketers against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

NoTeamOppGroundPlayersStart Date
1NetSrlCol-RPS0716 Sep 2002
2NetSrlAmstelveen0604 Jul 2006
3IndSrlCol-RPS0523 Jul 2021

India lost this game to provide its 429th loss in one day internationals. India now stands second in the list of teams which have lost most one day internationals. Sri Lanka occupies the first place with 430 losses.

Indian one day debutants swelled to 241 with five cricketers making their one day debut in this game. Of these 241 cricketers, 36 have made their one day debut against Sri Lanka.

RD Chahar returned with figures of 3 for 54 in this game to provide the 17th occasion of an Indian bowler capturing exact three wickets in an innings on their debut in one day internationals. It also provides the first such occasion against Sri Lanka.

MD Shanaka collected the first ball duck in this game to provide the 138th occasion of a captain collecting the first ball duck in the history of one day games. It also provides the 16th occasion of a Sri Lankan captain collecting the first ball duck in one day internationals.

It also provides the fifteenth occasion of a captain collecting the first ball duck in one day internationals against India. It also provides the fifth occasion of a Sri Lankan captain collecting the first ball duck in one day internationals against India.

AV Fernando scored 76 in this game to provide the 64th occasion of a Sri Lankan opener scoring a fifty against India in one day internationals. It also provides 32nd occasion of a Sri Lankan opener scoring a fifty against India in one day internationals on home soil. It also provides the 23rd occasion of a Sri Lankan opener scoring a fifty against India in one day internationals at Colombo-RPS.

AV Fernando-PBB Rajapaksha added 109 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 289th occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for various wickets in one day internationals. It also provides the 80th occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for second wicket in one day internationals.

It also provides the 62nd occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for various wickets in one day internationals against India. It also provides the 14th occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for second wicket in one day internationals against India.

PBB Rajapaksha scored 65 in this game to provide the 43rd occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman batting at number three scoring a fifty in an innings against India in one day internationals. It also provides the 17th occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman batting at number three scoring a fifty in an innings against India in one day internationals on home soil.

India was dismissed all out for 225 in this game to provide the 31st occasion of India dismissed all out against Sri Lanka in one day internationals. It also provides the 14th occasion of India dismissed all out against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka in one day internationals.

Head to head result between the two teams at the end of this series read thus

TeamSpanMWLTiNR
India1979-20211629357111
Sri Lanka1979-20211625793111
150 plus runs partnerships in an innings in Twenty20 Internationals

150 plus runs partnerships in an innings in Twenty20 Internationals

Babar Azam and Mohammad Riwan of Pakistan partnered 150 runs for the first wicket against England at Nottingham on 16.07.2021 to provide the 21st occasion of batsmen posting 150 plus runs for various wickets in Twenty20 Internationals. All such occasions are tabulated below

NoPartnersWRunsITeamOppGroundDate
1Bosman/Smith11701RSAEngCenturion15.11.09
2Jaya’dene/S’kkara21661SrlWinBridgetown07.05.10
3Bopara/Hales21592EngWinNottingham24.06.12
4Hales/Morgan31522EngSrlChattogram27.03.14
5Gayle/Samuels21522WinRSAJo’burg11.01.15
6Guptill/Williamson1171*2NZlPakHamilton17.01.16
7Maxwell/Warner41612AusRSAJo’burg06.03.16
8Dhawan/RSharma11581IndNZlDelhi01.11.17
9Rahul/RSharma11651IndSrlIndore22.12.17
10Dhawan/RSharma11601IndIreDublin-M27.06.18
11Finch/Short12231AusZimHarare03.07.18
12Zazai/UGhani12361AfgIreDehradun23.02.19
13AAhmed/Hennessy11551EspMalCartagena30.03.19
14AIdrees/Sandaruwan21561KuwQatDoha06.07.19
15Coetzer/Munsey12001ScpNetDublin-M16.09.19
16Malan/Morgan31821EngNZlNapier08.11.19
17KJO’Brien/Stirling11541IreWinStGeorge’s15.01.20
18Conway/Phillips31841NZlWinMtMaunganui29.11.20
19Buttler/Malan2167*2EngRSACapeTown01.12.20
20BAzam/MRizwan11972PakRSACenturion14.04.21
21BAzam/MRizwan11501PakEngNottingham16.07.21

It also provides the 12th occasion of batsmen posting 150 plus runs for the first wicket in Twenty20 Internationals. All such occasions are tabulated below

NoPartnersWRunsITeamOppGroundDate
1Bosman/Smith11701RSAEngCenturion15.11.09
2Guptill/Williamson1171*2NZlPakHamilton17.01.16
3Dhawan/RSharma11581IndNZlDelhi01.11.17
4Rahul/RSharma11651IndSrlIndore22.12.17
5Dhawan/RSharma11601IndIreDublin-M27.06.18
6Finch/Short12231AusZimHarare03.07.18
7Zazai/UGhani12361AfgIreDehradun23.02.19
8AAhmed/Hennessy11551EspMalCartagena30.03.19
9Coetzer/Munsey12001ScpNetDublin-M16.09.19
10KJO’Brien/Stirling11541IreWinStGeorge’s15.01.20
11BAzam/MRizwan11972PakRSACenturion14.04.21
12BAzam/MRizwan11501PakEngNottingham16.07.21

Babar Azam and Mohammad Riwan of Pakistan partnered 150 runs for the first wicket against England at Nottingham on 16.07.2021 to become the second pair to post 150 plus runs in an innings for any wicket and also for the first wicket in Twenty20 Internationals. Both such occasions are tabulated below. The other pair to perform such a feat is S Dhawan-RG Sharma.

NoPartnersWRunsITeamOppGroundDate
1BAzam/MRizwan11972PakRSACenturion14.04.21
2BAzam/MRizwan11501PakEngNottingham16.07.21
         
1Dhawan/RSharma11581IndNZlDelhi01.11.17
2Dhawan/RSharma11601IndIreDublin-M27.06.18
Indian opening batswomen scoring a fifty and a duck in the same game in Women’s T20Is

Indian opening batswomen scoring a fifty and a duck in the same game in Women’s T20Is

S Mandana of India scored 70 and Shefali Verma scored a duck against England at Chelmsford on 14 Jul 2021 to provide the third occasion of an Indian batswoman  scoring a fifty and another a duck in the same game in Women’s T20Is.  All such occasions are tabulated below.

NoPlayerRunsIOppositionGroundStart Date
1R Dhar66*2v ENG WomenDerby05 Aug 2006
 S Naik02v ENG WomenDerby05 Aug 2006
       
2M Raj55*1v Bdesh WmnCox’s Bazar09 Mar 2014
 L Kumari01v Bdesh WmnCox’s Bazar09 Mar 2014
       
3S Mandhana701v ENG WomenChelmsford14 Jul 2021
 Shafali Verma01v ENG WomenChelmsford14 Jul 2021
Some interesting records in Twenty20 games

Some interesting records in Twenty20 games

The following 21 batsmen have scored fifty plus fifties in the history of Twenty20 games as of 12 Jul 2021. CH Gayle owns the record with 108 fifties

NoPlayerMatInnsNORunsHSCHC50+
1CH Gayle4304225013971175*2286108
2DA Warner3043033810017135*88290
3V Kohli31029558992211357277
4AB de Villiers332312659318133*46973
5AJ Finch32131633972817286371
6RG Sharma34933647929111866571
7Shoaib Malik4253971071074195*06666
8S Dhawan291288308482106*26365
9BB McCullum370364339922158*75562
10Babar Azam18317732660012255560
11SR Watson342334348793124*65359
12LMP Simmons268264277212100*15758
13AD Hales302299248479116*55358
14SK Raina328311488444126*45155
15KA Pollard5454841421083610415455
16G Gambhir2502442464009305353
17SE Marsh19719424643611525052
18MJ Guptill277268237826120*44852
19DR Smith337327277870110*54752
20LJ Wright332308288211153*74451
21BJ Hodge27726160740610624850

The following 17 batsmen have scored fifty plus half centuries in the history of Twenty20 games as of 12 Jul 2021. CH Gayle owns the record with 86 half centuries

NoPlayerMatInnsNORunsHSHC
1CH Gayle4304225013971175*86
2DA Warner3043033810017135*82
3V Kohli31029558992211372
4AB de Villiers332312659318133*69
5AJ Finch32131633972817263
6RG Sharma34933647929111865
7Shoaib Malik4253971071074195*66
8S Dhawan291288308482106*63
9BB McCullum370364339922158*55
10Babar Azam18317732660012255
11SR Watson342334348793124*53
12LMP Simmons268264277212100*57
13AD Hales302299248479116*53
14SK Raina328311488444126*51
15KA Pollard5454841421083610454
16G Gambhir2502442464009353
17SE Marsh19719424643611550

The following nine batsmen have scored nine thousand plus runs in the history of Twenty20 games as of 12 Jul 2021. CH Gayle owns the record with 13971 runs and he is one of the four batsmen to score 10000 plus runs in T20s. V Kohli is on the threshold of becoming the fifth batsmen. He has an aggregate of 9922 runs and require 78 more runs for his 10000 runs.

NoPlayerMatInnsNORunsHS
1CH Gayle4304225013971175*
2KA Pollard54548414210836104
3Shoaib Malik4253971071074195*
4DA Warner3043033810017135*
5V Kohli310295589922113
6BB McCullum370364339922158*
7AJ Finch321316339728172
8AB de Villiers332312659318133*
9RG Sharma349336479291118
Indian bowlers who have captured 1000 plus wickets in First class matches

Indian bowlers who have captured 1000 plus wickets in First class matches

Only four Indian bowlers have captured 1000 wickets or more in First Class matches. BS Bedi, S Venkataraghavan, A Kumble and BS Chandrasekhar are the four bowlers who have achieved the feat. It is interesting to note that only BS Bedi has captured 1500 plus wickets in First Class matches – 1560 to be exact. BS Bedi is the only bowler to capture 100 plus five wicket hauls among the bowlers who have captured 1000 plus wickets in First Class matches

NoBowlerWktsRunsBBIAvge510
1BS Bedi15603384307-00521.6910620
2S Venkataraghavan13903356809-09324.148521
3A Kumble11362934710-07425.837219
4BS Chandrasekhar10632554709-07224.037519