Statistical highlights of the World Twenty20 group match between Pakistan and Bangladesh in Pallekele.
# Mohammad Hafeez's 45 off 47 balls is his highest score in the ICC World Twenty20. The innings is his highest against Bangladesh in T20I.
# Imran Nazir has received his third Man-of-the-Match award in Twenty20 Internationals -- one against New Zealand and two against Bangladesh.
# Nazir (72 off 36 balls) has registered his highest innings in T20Is. His third half-century in T20Is is his second in the ICC World Twenty20.
# Imran's marvellous strike rate of 200.00 is his best in an innings in T20Is when he has made at least 40 runs.
# Imran's strike rate is the highest by a Pakistani player with an innings of fifty or more in the ICC World
Twenty20. Overall, the said strike rate is the second highest by a Pakistan batsman posting 50 or more in T20Is. Umar Akmal had made 64 off 31 balls, producing a strike rate of 206.45 against Australia at Birmingham on July 5, 2010.
# Tamim Iqbal (24 off 12 balls) has registered his highest score against Pakistan in T20Is.
# Mohammad Hafeez and Imran Nazir have added 124 for the first wicket -- Pakistan's second highest for the first wicket in the ICC World Twenty20. Kamran Akmal and Salman Butt had put on 142 against Bangladesh at Gros Islet on May 1, 2010.
# The pair had recorded run-rate (9.18) during their partnership -- the highest in an opening partnership for Pakistan in Twenty20 Internationals (minimum 100 runs).
# Mohammad Ashraful and Tamim Iqbal have shared a stand of 34 -- Bangladesh's highest opening partnership against Pakistan in the ICC World Twenty20.
# Yasir Arafat (3/25) has registered his best bowling figures in the ICC World Twenty20.
# Abul Hasan (2/33) has produced his best bowling figures in T20Is.
# Bangladesh have registered their tenth defeat in a row in the ICC World Twenty20 between September 15, 2007 and
September 25, 2012. They became the first team to lose ten games -- an unwanted record.
# Pakistan have won all six games against Bangladesh in T20Is.
# Pakistan, with an eight-wicket victory, have become the first nation to win 14 games in the ICC World Twenty20.
# Pakistan's 178 for two is their highest successful chase in Twenty20 Internationals.
# Bangladesh (175/6) have recorded their second highest in T20Is, behind the 190 for five against Ireland at Belfast on July 18, 2012. The total is their highest in the ICC World Twenty20, outstripping the 165 for four against the West Indies at Johannesburg on September 13, 2007.
# Shakib Al Hasan (84 off 54 balls) has recorded his maiden fifty in the ICC World Twenty20. The innings is his second fifty in Twenty20 Internationals -- his previous highest was 57 off 33 balls against Ireland at Belfast on July 18, 2012.
# Shakib's marvellous knock is the highest individual innings by a Bangladeshi batsman in T20Is, eclipsing the 81 by Nazimuddin against Pakistan at Nairobi (Gymkhana) on September 2, 2007.