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Asia Cup stats: Rohit, Nehra set new milestones

Last updated on: February 25, 2016 16:33 IST

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have registered nine fifties in a winning cause for India in T20Is.

Only Brendon McCullum (12) has posted more fifties in a winning cause in T20Is.

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Image: India opener Rohit Sharma smashed 83 off 55 balls against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup 2016 on Wednesday. Photograph: BCCI.

Rohit Sharma slammed a quickfire 83 as India started their Asia Cup 2016 campaign with an easy 45-run victory over Bangladesh, in Dhaka, on Wednesday.

Put in to bat, India posted 166 for six in their 20 overs and then restricted the hosts for 121 for 7, with veteran pacer Ashish Nehra claiming three wickets for 23 runs in four overs.

- Scorecard

Check out the statistical highlights from the match.

# India have won all three encounters vs Bangladesh in T20Is - by 25 runs at Nottingham on June 6, 2009; by 8 wickets on March 28, 2014; by 45 runs at Dhaka on February 24, 2016.

# Under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's captaincy, India enjoys a success percentage of 57.01: 32 wins, 24 losses, one tied and one no-result game in 58 matches.

# India is the first team to register six victories this year in T20Is (out of seven) - a winning percentage of 85.71.

# India's well-deserved 45-run victory over Bangladesh is their fifth largest in terms of runs in T20Is; the biggest is by 90 runs vs England at Colombo (RPS) on September 23, 2012.

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# Rohit Sharma's superb match-winning 83 off 55 balls is the highest by an Indian batsman vs Bangladesh in T20Is, eclipsing the 57 not out off 50 balls by Virat Kohli at Dhaka on March 28, 2014.

# The aforesaid knock is the highest by an Indian batsman in T20Is in Bangladesh, bettering the 77 by Virat Kohli vs Sri Lanka at Dhaka on April 6, 2014.

# Rohit's 83 is his highest in a winning cause in T20Is, eclipsing the 62 not out vs the West Indies at Dhaka on March 23, 2014.

# Rohit Sharma received his third Man of the Match award in T20Is; his first two were against South Africa at Durban in 2007 and 2011.

# Rohit and Virat Kohli have registered nine fifties in a winning cause for India in T20Is. Only Brendon McCullum (12) has posted more fifties in a winning cause in T20Is.

# Ashish Nehra's superb bowling performance of 3 for 23 is his best against a Test-playing nation in T20Is – his second best in all, next only to the 3 for 19 vs Afghanistan at Gros Islet on May 1, 2010.

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IMAGE: Hardik Pandya in action during his quickfire knock against Bangladesh. Photograph: Solaris Images.

# Hardik Pandya's 31 off 18 balls is his highest score in T20Is, bettering the 27 vs Sri Lanka at Ranchi on February 12, 2016.

# Al-Amin Hossain (3-37) registered best-ever figures by a Bangladeshi bowler vs India in T20Is, eclipsing the 2 for 32 by Naeem Islam at Nottingham on June 6, 2009.

# Yuvraj Singh became the fourth Indian batsman to amass 1,000 runs in T20Is, his tally being 1008 in 47 matches, at an average of 29.64. The others are Virat Kohli (1223), Rohit Sharma (1149) and Suresh Raina (1136).

# Rohit has 11 fifty-plus scores (a hundred and ten fifties) in 44 innings, the second highest tally by an Indian batsman in T20Is, next only to 12 by Virat Kohli.

# Just four batsmen have registered more innings of fifty-plus in T20Is: Brendon McCullum (15), Chris Gayle (14), Tillakaratne Dilshan (12) and Virat Kohli (12).

# Hardik Pandya and Rohit were involved in a stand of 61, the highest fifth-wicket partnership for India vs Bangladesh in T20Is.

# The above partnership is the second highest for any wicket, behind the 100 for the second wicket between Kohli and Rohit at Dhaka on March 28, 2014.

# Rohit, with 175 runs, at an average of 58.33, in three matches, including two fifties, is the top run-scorer in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with 31 catches, set a record for most catches by a wicketkeeper in T20Is, eclipsing the 30 by Denesh Ramdin of the West Indies.

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