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Stats: Yuvraj most consistent Indian batsman in T20I

October 11, 2013 11:47 IST

Stats: Yuvraj most consistent Indian batsman in T20I

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Statistical highlights of the Twenty20 International between India and Australia in Rajkot.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh were associated in an unbroken stand of 102 -- a fifth-wicket record for India in T20Is, surpassing the 85 between Dhoni and Rohit Sharma vs South Africa at Durban on September 20, 2007.

# The partnership is India's second century stand in T20Is -- the first was 136 for the opening wicket between Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag against England at Durban on September 19, 2007.

# Yuvraj Singh's match-winning knock (77 not out off 35 balls) is his career-best in T20Is, eclipsing the 72 off 36 balls against Pakistan at Ahmedabad on December 28, 2012.

# Yuvraj's second fifty vs Australia is his seventh in T20Is.

# Yuvraj's unbeaten knock is the highest individual score by an Indian batsman in a winning cause in T20Is on Indian soil.


Image: Yuvraj Singh
Photographs: Hamish Blair/Getty Images

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Yuvi first Indian to register career strike rate of 150-plus

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Yuvraj became the first Indian batsman to register career strike rate of 150-plus (153.08) in T20Is – his aggregate being 868 runs at an average of 33.38 in 32 innings.

# Yuvraj enjoys splendid record in Indian wins, averaging 56.90 -- his tally being 626 in 18 matches in T20Is, including five fifties. No other Indian batsman has managed 550 runs or more in victories in T20Is.

# Yuvraj got his seventh Man of the Match award in T20Is -- the highest by an Indian player in T20Is.

# Yuvraj has recorded 59 sixes -- a tally exceeded by three batsmen in T20Is -- New Zealand's Brendon McCullum (75), Australia's Shane Watson (64) and West Indian Chris Gayle (60).

# India and Australia have now won four games each against each other in T20Is. India's six-wicket victory is their 25th in 46 T20Is -- success rate of 56.66 per cent.


Image: Yuvraj Singh
Photographs: BCCI

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Brilliant Finch

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India (202 for four) have recorded their highest total against Australia in T20Is -- their highest ever is 218 for four vs England at Durban on September 19, 2007.

# Australia (201/7) have posted their highest total against India in Twenty20s -- their sixth score of 200-plus.

# The match has produced an aggregate of 403 for the loss of eleven wickets - a record in India-Australia T20Is.

# Aaron Finch (89 off 52 balls) has posted his highest score vs India in T20Is. The said knock is his second highest in T20Is -- the highest being 156 off 63 balls vs England at Southampton on August 29, 2013.

# Finch's innings is the highest individual score in India-Australia T20Is, eclipsing the 79 not out by Rohit Sharma at Bridgetown on May 7, 2010.


Image: Aaron Finch
Photographs: BCCI

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Finch's innings is the second highest score by an Australian player in a losing cause in T20Is. David Warner had posted an unbeaten 90 vs Sri Lanka at Sydney on January 26, 2013.

# Finch hit 15 boundaries (14 fours and a six) – a record in an innings in India-Australia T20Is.

# Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/35) has registered his second best bowling figures in T20Is behind the 3 for 9 vs Pakistan at Bangalore on December 25, 2012.

# Ravichandran Ashwin's strike rate of 20.50 is the worst by a bowler in T20Is (minimum qualification: two overs).

# Vinay Kumar (3/26) has recorded his best bowling performance vs Australia in T20Is. His figures are the best by a bowler for India vs Australia in T20Is.

# Shikhar Dhawan (32) has recorded his highest score in T20Is.


Image: Vinay Kumar
Photographs: BCCI

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