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Stats: Lucky hundredth for Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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March 25, 2011 11:44 IST
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Statistical highlights from the World Cup quarter-final between India and Australia played in Ahmedabad on Thursday.

- Scorecard

# Yuvraj Singh (341 runs and 11 wickets) is the second Indian all-rounder and the fourth overall to complete 300 runs and bag 10 wickets or more in a World Cup competition. Kapil Dev was the first Indian all-rounder to register the double, having accomplished the feat in the 1983 World Cup (303 runs and 12 wickets in eight matches).

# Apart from Kapil and Yuvraj, Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya and Zimbabwe's Neil Johnson have recorded the feat.

# Yuvraj has become the fifth Indian batsman to amass 8000 runs in ODIs, joining Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Mohammad Azharuddin.

 # Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the first wicketkeeper/captain to have appeared in 100 ODIs.

# Ricky Ponting (104 off 118 balls) posted his highest knock at this World Cup. He is the first batsman to register four hundreds as captain at the World Cup, eclipsing Sourav Ganguly's feat of three centuries.

# Ponting's tally of five hundreds at the World Cup is the most by an Australian, bettering Mark Waugh's tally of four.

# India (261 for five) recorded their second highest successful chase at the World Cup, next only to the 276 for four against Pakistan at Centurion on March 1, 2003.

# India posted their third total of 250 against Australia at the World Cup -- the highest two being 289 for six at Delhi on October 22, 1987 and 269 at Chennai on October 9, 1987.

# India registered their first victory at Motera after losing the previous four. Overall, India have won six and lost seven out of 13 contested at Motera -- winning percentage 46.15.

# Australia have won three and lost two of five played at Motera -- winning percentage 60.00.

# For the first time in an ODI series/competition, Brad Haddin has aggregated 300 runs -- 332 (ave.55.33), including four fifties.

# Haddin became the second Australian to complete the wicketkeepers' double of 300 runs and effect 10 or more dismissals in a World Cup competition. Adam Gilchrist had recorded the double twice -- in 2002-03 and 2006-07.

# Haddin is the third player in the present competition to post four 50-plus innings, joining Yuvraj Singh and Jonathan Trott. Yuvraj is the only batsman to register one hundred and four fifties.

# Sachin Tendulkar has become the first batsman to complete 18,000 runs in One-dayers, aggregating 18008 at an average of 45.13, including 48 hundreds and 94 fifties.

# Tendulkar (53 off 68 balls) is the first player to register 20 innings of 50-plus at the World Cup -- 6 centuries and 14 fifties.

# Tendulkar's run-aggregate of 2175 (ave.57.23) in 43 matches is the highest by a batsman at the World Cup.

# Suresh Raina's unbeaten 34 off 28 balls is his highest innings at the World Cup

# Of the 10 instances of 300 runs or more in the present World Cup, India provide three -- Sachin Tendulkar (379), Virender Sehwag (342) and Yuvraj Singh (341).

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni captained India for the 100th time in ODIs. He became the third Indian captain after Mohammad Azharuddin (174) and Sourav Ganguly (147 overall & 146 for India) to achieve the feat.

# India's ODI Results Summary under Dhoni's leadership reads -- 57 wins, 35 losses, 1 Tied and NR 7 -- out of 100 -- winning percentage 61.82.

# Zaheer Khan has claimed 17 wickets at 16.23 runs apiece in seven matches - the second best tally in the 2011 edition of the World Cup, behind Shahid Afridi (21).

# In wins in ODIs, Yuvraj Singh is averaging 51.60, aggregating 5522 runs in 156 matches, including ten hundreds and 37 fifties.

# Tendulkar is the leading run-scorer in the present competition - 379 at an average of 54.14, including two centuries and one fifty.

# Gautam Gambhir (50) posted his third fifty at the World Cup - his 24th in ODIs. He has totalled 269 runs at an average of 38.42 in seven games at the World Cup.

# India's five-wicket win is their third over Australia at the World Cup --  their third out of nine played against Australia.

# Ponting is the second batsman to register 30 centuries or more in ODIs. Only Tendulkar has posted more hundreds (48) than Ponting in ODIs.

# Yuvraj Singh (2/44) has recorded his best bowling performance against Australia in ODIs.

# Yuvraj's tally of 11 wickets at an average of 24.63 in seven matches is his best in a competition/series.

# Zaheer took his wickets' tally to 26 at 19.30 runs apiece in twelve games in 2011 - the most by any bowler.

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