Statistical highlights of the first Super Eight match of the ICC World Twenty20 between New Zealand and Ireland on Thurday. New Zealand (198 for five) posted their highest total in Twenty20 Internationals, surpassing the 191 for nine against West Indies at Hamilton in 2008.
Aaron Redmond (63 off 30 balls) has posted a fifty on debut in Twenty20 Internationals. He is the second New Zealand batsman after Scott Styris and the ninth in the world to register a fifty-plus in a debut match in Twenty20 Internationals.
Redmond and Chris Gayle, with 23-ball fifties, now share a record for the fastest fifty in the second ICC World Twenty20. Gayle had recorded a fifty during his innings of 88 against Australia at The Oval on June 6, 2009.
Redmond has got the Man of the Match award on his Twenty20 International debut.
New Zealand's 83-run win is their biggest win in terms of runs in Twenty20 Internationals.
Scott Styris has amassed 300 runs in Twenty20 Internationals, aggregating 329 (ave.21.93) in 18 games, including one fifty.
Styris' aggregate of 329 is the fourth highest for New Zealand in Twenty20 Internationals, next only to Brendon McCullum (667), Ross Taylor (366) and Jacob Oram (340).