Colombo: Following are the statistical highlights of the World T20 match between Afghanistan and India in Colombo.
# Yuvraj Singh (3/24) has produced his best bowling figures overseas in T20Is - his second best - the best being 3 for 23 against Sri Lanka at Mohali on December 12, 2009.
# Yuvraj is averaging 10.71 in winning cause, claiming seven wickets in five innings.
# Yuvraj is the first Indian batsman to record 25 sixes in the ICC World Twenty20. Chris Gayle (27) has posted more sixes than Yuvraj.
# Afghanistan have lost all three matches in the ICC World Twenty20 - two against India and one against South Africa.
# India have won both their games against Afghanistan in T20Is - by 7 wickets at Gros Islet on May 1, 2010 and by 23 runs at Colombo, RPS on September 19, 2012.
# India have won nine and lost seven out of eighteen contested in the ICC World Twenty20 - success % 55.88 (NR 1 & Tied 1)
# Lakshmipathy Balaji (3/19) has recorded his best bowling figures in T20Is. Ashish Nehra had also recorded similar figures (3/19 at Gros Islet on May 1,2010) against Afghanistan.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the first captain to lead a side in 18 games in the ICC World Twenty20 - his tally is nine wins, seven losses, one no-result and one tied game each - success % 55.88. He is also the first captain to lead a team in four consecutive ICC World Twenty20 competitions.
# India (159 for five) have registered their highest total against Afghanistan in T20Is.
# Kohli and Raina were associated in a partnership of 46 - India's highest for the fourth wicket against Afghanistan in T20Is.
# Shapoor Zadran's figures of 2/33 are his best in T20Is.
# The first Indian player to record three consecutive fifties in T20Is is Virat Kohli - 68 against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on August 7, 2012, 70 against New Zealand at Chennai on September 11, 2012 and 50 against Afghanistan at Colombo, RPS on September 19, 2012.
# Kohli's impressive 50 off 39 balls is the first fifty for India against Afghanistan in T20Is.
# Kohli has got the Man of the Match award for the first time in Twenty20 Internationals.
# In five consecutive innings in T20Is this year, Dhoni has remained unbeaten - 48 against Australia at SCG on February 1; 21 against Australia at MCG on February 3; 16 against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on August 7; 22 against New Zealand at Chennai on September 11 and 18 against Afghanistan at Colombo, RPS on September 19.