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WT20 Statistical highlights: South Africa vs Afghanistan

May 06, 2010 15:28 IST

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Hamid Hasan's figures of 3 for 21 in the WT20 match against South Africa on Wednesday are the second best by an Afghanistan bowler in Twenty20 internationals after Karim Sadiq's 3 for 17 against Ireland at Dubai on 09-02-2010.

Afghanistan were 8 down for 32 at one stage -- the lowest score at the fall of the eighth wicket in Twenty20 internationals.

The details:

Lowest score at the fall of 8th wicket

Total

Teams

Venue

     Date

Final score

32

Afg v SA

Bridgetown

 05-05-2010

80

37

Ber v Ire

Belfast

 03-08-2008

41-8

37

SA v WI

Port Elizabeth

 16-12-2007

58-8

46

Ken v NZ

Durban

 12-09-2007

73

57

Ken v Ire

Belfast

 04-08-2008

67

- Mirwais Ashraf top-scored for Afghanistan with 23 off 25 balls. This provided only the third instance in Twenty20 internationals when a number 9 batsman top-scored in an all-out innings. The details:

# 9 batsman top-scoring in an all-out innings

Batsman

Score/Total

Vs

Venue

   Date

JN Gillespie (Aus)

24 /79

Eng

Southampton

 13-06-2005

SL Malinga (SL)

27 / 115

NZ

Auckland

 26-12-2006

Mirwais Ashraf (Afg)

23 / 80

SA

Bridgetown

 05-05-2010

- Afghanistan's total of 80 is their lowest in Twenty20 Internationals, obliterating 115-8 against India at Gros Islet on 01-05-2010.

- Morne Morkel (4-20) became the first South African to claim four wickets in a match twice. He had also returned 4 for 17 against New Zealand at Durban on 19-09-2007.

- Morkel is the fifth bowler in Twenty20 internationals to claim four wickets more than once after Pakistan's Umar Gul (4), Ireland's Alex Cusack, Sri Lanka's Ajantha Mendis and Pakistan's Shahid Afridi (2 each).

- Morkel now joins Umar Gul and Shahid Afridi in taking two four wicket hauls in World Cup.

- Morkel won his second Man of the match award in Twenty20 internationals.