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World T20 Stats: Plethora of records for Virat Kohli

March 22, 2014 11:45 IST

World T20 Stats: Plethora of records for Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli has enjoyed considerable success in Twenty20. And Friday’s encounter against traditional rivals Pakistan proved to be another milestone for this stylish batsman.

Statistical highlights of the World Twenty20 Championship match between India and Pakistan played in Mirpur on Friday night.

# Virat Kohli became the first batsman to aggregate 150 runs (ave.75.00) in India-Pakistan T20Is.

-Scorecard

-Dhoni pats teammates but says combination will alter

-We should have scored around 150 runs, laments Pak captain

# Virat and Suresh Raina were associated in an unbroken stand of 66 - India's highest for the fourth wicket at the World T20, eclipsing the 61 between Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni against England at Durban on September 19, 2007.


Image: Virat Kohli celebrates
Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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All round display from Raina

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# Suresh Raina (35 not out) has posted his highest score against Pakistan in T20Is. He is averaging 43.16 in a winning cause in T20Is - his tally being 518 in 18 innings, including a hundred and a fifty.

# Suresh Raina became the first fielder to take three catches in a match twice at the ICC World Twenty20.


Image: Virat Kohli, right, and Suresh Raina celebrate India's victory against Pakistan
Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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Rohit Sharma completes 400 runs in World T20

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# Rohit has completed his 400 runs - 409 (ave.51.12) in 18 matches. His average is the best by an Indian batsman and the second highest at World T20, next only to Michael's Hussey's 54.62 (437 in 21 matches).

# Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma were associated in a partnership of 54 - India's second highest opening stand against Pakistan at the World T20 - the highest being 77 between Gautam Gambhir and Ajinkya Rahane at Bangalore on December 25, 2012.


Image: Rohit Sharma
Photographs: BCCI

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Pakistan's woeful form against India at World T20 continues

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# India have won all four matches against Pakistan at the World Twenty20. The tally includes the 'bowl-out' after an exciting 'tie' at Kingsmead, Durban on September 14, 2007; by five runs in the final at Johannesburg on September 24, 2007, by 8 wickets at Colombo (RPS) on September 30, 2012 and by 7 wickets at Dhaka on March 21, 2014.

# India have won five matches out of six contested against Pakistan in T20Is.

# Amit Mishra (2/22) has recorded his best bowling figures in T20Is. He has got his first Man of the Match award in T20Is.


Image: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, second from right, is congratulated by his teammates after catching Mohammad Hafeez
Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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Umar Akmal's batting average is highest by a Pakistani in World T20

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# Umar Akmal has totalled 313 runs at an average of 44.71 in 13 matches. His batting average is the highest by a Pakistani batsman at the World Twenty20.

# Umar Gul is the second bowler to complete 75 wickets in T20Is. Saeed Ajmal (82) is the top wicket-taker in T20Is.


Image: Pakistan's Umar Akmal reacts after teammate Shoaib Malik is dismissed by India's captain and wicketkeeper MS Dhoni
Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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