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Asia Cup: Kohli surpasses Ganguly, Gayle; Team India end dry run

Last updated on: February 27, 2014 12:44 IST

Asia Cup: Kohli surpasses Ganguly, Gayle; Team India end dry run

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In scoring 136 against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup match on Wednesday, Virat Kohli posted 12 hundreds in successful chases, the second highest tally in ODIs, behind Sachin Tendulkar's 14. His record in successful chases is superb: 2837 (ave. 85.96) in 47 innings.

Check out the statistical highlights from the match.

# Virat Kohli (136 off 122 balls) established a record for the highest individual innings by a captain at the Asia Cup, surpassing the 135 not out by Sourav Ganguly versus Bangladesh at Dhaka on May 30, 2000. 

# In his last seven innings in ODIs in Bangladesh, Kohli he posted five hundreds - three against Bangladesh and one each versus Sri Lanka and Pakistan. He became the first batsman to post three hundreds in India-Bangladesh ODIs. 

# He is the first batsman to score five hundreds in ODIs in Bangladesh - his tally being 868, at an average of 124. 00. 

# He has posted 12 hundreds in successful chases, the second highest tally in ODIs, behind Sachin Tendulkar's 14. His record in successful chases is superb: 2837 (ave. 85.96) in 47 innings. 

# Kohli took just 124 innings to score 19 hundreds in ODIs, a record for this feat, outstripping Chris Gayle's effort of reaching the landmark in 189 innings. 

# Twelve centuries have been registered in successful chases by Indian captains in ODIs. Sourav Ganguly holds the record with four, followed by two each from Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli, and one each by Rahul Dravid and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. 

# Kohli received his 18th Man of the Match award in ODIs, his second against Bangladesh.


Image: Virat Kohli
Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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Rahim's knock is the highest by a Bangladeshi captain in ODIs

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Mushfiqur Rahim (117 off 113 balls) registered his highest score against India in ODIs as well as his highest score in the Asia Cup. The said knock is the highest by a Bangladeshi batsman against India at the Asia Cup, eclipsing the 115 by Alok Kapali at Karachi on June 28, 2008. 

# The above two centuries are the only ones for Bangladesh versus India in ODIs, both in a losing cause. 

# Rahim's superb knock is the highest by a Bangladeshi captain in ODIs, eclipsing the 109 off 126 balls by Mohammad Ashraful versus the UAE at Lahore on June 24,2008 - both at the Asia Cup. 

# He is the first Bangladeshi skipper to register a century against India in ODIs and score a hundred in a losing cause.

# Shakib Al Hasan's tally of three hundreds as captain is a record for Bangladesh in ODIs. 


Image: Mushfiqur Rahim hits a shot as Dinesh Karthik looks on
Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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India registered a win away from home after eight ODIs

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After eight ODIs in succession without a victory away from home, India registered a win. The last overseas win was by seven wickets against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on August 3, 2013. 

# India have won nine games and lost one out of ten ODIs against Bangladesh at the Asia Cup - success percentage 0.00. Their six-wicket triumph is India's 25th out of 40 contested at the Asia Cup - success percentage 64.10 (NR 1). 

# Ten centuries have been registered by captains at the Asia Cup. Only Shahid Afridi has recorded two as captain. 

# Mushfiqur Rahim and Virat Kohli provided the second instance of rival captains scoring hundreds in the same ODI, the first being in an ODI between England and Ireland at
Dublin on September 3, 2013, by William Porterfield (112) and Eoin Morgan (124 not out).


Image: India's fielders celebrate the dismissal of Bangladesh's Shamsur Rahman (unseen)
Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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Rahane posted his highest score overseas

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Ajinkya Rahane (73 off 83 balls) posted his highest score overseas, his second highest in ODIs, behind the 91 versus England at Mohali on October 20, 2011. His fourth fifty in ODIs is his first against Bangladesh. 

# Kohli and Rahane were associated in a third-wicket partnership of 213, India's highest for any wicket at the Asia Cup, bettering the 205 between Gautam Gambhir and Kohli for the second wicket against Sri Lanka at Dhaka on March 13, 2012.  

# The above stand is the highest for any wicket against Bangladesh at the Asia Cup. The 213-run partnership is the highest for any wicket in India-Bangladesh ODIs, eclipsing the 203 for the third wicket by Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli at Dhaka on February 19, 2011.


Image: Ajinkya Rahane
Photographs: BCCI

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Haque's 77 is the highest by a Bangladeshi opener against India

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Anamul Haque (77 of 106 balls) registered his second highest score in ODIs, behind the 120 versus the West Indies at Khulna on December 2, 2012.

# Haque's above innings is his highest in a losing cause and the highest by a Bangladeshi opener against India at the Asia Cup. 

# Haque and Rahim were associated in a stand of 133 for the third wicket - Bangladesh's highest partnership for any wicket against India in ODIs, eclipsing the 113 for the second wicket between Jahurul Islam and Tamim Iqbal at Dhaka on March 16, 2012. 

# The above partnership is Bangladesh's 50th century partnership in ODIs. During the last year, India conceded 22 century partnerships in ODIs, the most by any team.


Image: Anamul Haque
Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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Shami registers career-best bowling in ODIs

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Varun Aaron registered an economy rate of 9.44, his worst in ODIs, eclipsing the 8.27 (6.1-0-51-1) versus New Zealand at Hamilton on January 28, 2014. Only UAE's Khurram Khan has conceded more runs in an innings against Bangladesh at the Asia Cup: 10-0-78-2 at Lahore on June 24, 2008.

# Mohammed Shami (4-50) registered a career-best bowling performance in ODIs, his second instance of four wickets in an innings. 

# Shami became the second Indian bowler to capture four wickets in an innings versus Bangladesh at the Asia Cup. Virender Sehwag had claimed four for six at Dambulla on June 16, 2010.


Image: Bangladesh's Shamsur Rahman (second right) leaves the field as India's fielders celebrate his dismissal
Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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