Dhaka: Following are the statistical highlights of the 2011 World Cup opener between India and Bangladesh in Dhaka.
# Imrul Kayes and Tamim Iqbal have added 56 for the first wicket - Bangladesh's highest against India in the World Cup.
# Junaid Siddique and Tamim Iqbal were involved in a stand of 73 for the second wicket - Bangladesh's highest against India in ODIs, eclipsing the 68 between Mohammad Ashraful and Imrul Kayes at Mirpur on January 7, 2010.
# Shafiul Islam (7-0-69-1) has produced an economy rate of 9.85 - the worst by a Bangladeshi bowler in the World Cup.
# Abdur Razzak (9-0-74-0) has registered an unwanted feat by conceding most runs in a world cup game for Bangladesh against India. Against Sri Lanka at Port of Spain on March 21, 2007, Razzak had conceded 86 runs, capturing one wicket in ten overs - the highest by a Bangladeshi bowler in a World Cup fixture.
# Tamim Iqbal (70 off 86 balls) has recorded his highest innings against India, surpassing the 60 off 42 balls at Mirpur on January 7, 2010.
# Tamim's fourth half-century against India is his 17th in ODIs. His 70 is his highest in the World Cup, bettering the 51 off 53 balls against India at Port of Spain on March 17, 2007. These two innings are his only half-centuries in the World Cup.
# Shakib Al Hasan (55 off 50 balls) has posted his fourth fifty against India - his 18th in ODIs.
# Shakib has recorded two world cup fifties against India and one against England - his best ever is 57 not out against England at Bridgetown on April 11, 2007.
# Munaf Patel (4/48) has recorded his best world cup performance, surpassing the 2 for 39 against Bangladesh at Port of Spain on March 17, 2007.
# Munaf became the first Indian bowler to capture four wickets in an innings against Bangladesh in the World Cup. His excellent figures of 4 for 48 are his second best in ODIs, next only to the 4 for 29 against South Africa at Johannesburg on January 15, 2011.
# Munaf has captured four wickets in an innings three times in ODIs.
# Sreesanth's figures (5-0-53-0) are the worst by an Indian bowler in a World cup fixture (minimum five overs). His economy rate of 10.60 is the worst for India and the fifth worst in the world cup overall.
# Two batsmen have registered hundreds in the same innings for India for the fourth time - the first three instances are against Kenya at Bristol in 1999, against Sri Lanka at Taunton in 1999 and against Namibia at Pietermaritzburg in 2003.
# India have posted their highest total against Bangladesh in the World Cup. Their total is the highest by any team against Bangladesh in the World Cup, surpassing Sri Lanka's 318 for four at Port of Spain on March 21, 2007.
# India have posted the highest total in ODIs in Bangladesh, eclipsing their total of 348 for five against Bangladesh at Dhaka on December 27, 2004.
# The previous best total at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur was 330 for eight by India against Pakistan on June 10, 2008.
# India have posted the highest total in the opening game of any World Cup edition, bettering the 334 for four in 60 overs by England against India at Lord's in the 1975 World Cup.
# Gautam Gambhir, with his first innings (39 off 39 balls) in the world cup, has extended his record against Bangladesh to 581 at an average of 64.55 in ten ODIs, including two centuries and three fifties - the most in India-Bangladesh ODIs.
# Gambhir and Sehwag were associated in a partnership of 83 - India's highest for the second wicket against Bangladesh in the World Cup.
# For the first time in the inaugural game of the World Cup competition, two batsmen have recorded hundreds in the same innings - Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag.
# Virender Sehwag has got his 22nd Man of the Match award in ODIs - his second in the World Cup, having first received the same against Bermuda at Port of Spain in the 2007 World Cup.
# Sehwag's knock is the highest by any player against Bangladesh in the World Cup, surpassing the 109 off 87 balls by Sanath Jayasuriya at Port of Spain on March 21, 2007. Stephen Fleming is the only other player to register a hundred against Bangladesh - 102 not out off 92 bals at North Sound on April 2, 2007.
# Under Dhoni's captaincy, Sehwag has performed quie well, aggregating 2348 at an average of 47.91, including six hundreds and eleven fifties, in 52 ODIs.
# Sehwag is the first batsman to register an innings of 150 or more in Bangladesh in ODIs. He has outstripped Sachin Tendulkar's 141 for India against Australia at Dhaka on October 28, 1998.
# Sehwag has registered five sixes in an innings for the first time in a world cup fixture.
# Sehwag, during the course of his 175, has completed his 500 runs against Bangladesh, aggregating 503 in twelve innings at an average of 41.91, including one century and three fifties.
# India have registered their first win over Bangladesh in two World Cup matches.
# Playing in his 445th ODI, Tendulkar has surpassed Sanath Jayasuriya's tally of 444 games, setting a world record for most appearances in ODIs.
# With his sixth World Cup tournament between 1992 and 2011, Tendulkar has emulated Javed Miandad's feat of appearing in six World Cup competitions since the inaugural edition i.e. between 1975 to 1996.
# India have posted the fifth highest in the World Cup - their third best, next only to the 413 for five against Bermuda at Port of Spain on March 19, 2007 and 373 for six against Sri Lanka at Taunton on May 26, 1999.
# Bangladesh have registered their highest total against India in the World Cup, surpassing the 192 for five at Port of Spain on March 17, 2007.
# Bangladesh's aforesaid total, in fact, is their highest in the World Cup, surpassing the 251 for eight against South Africa at Providence on April 7, 2007.
# Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar, with their 69-run first wicket stand, have set an Indian record for the first wicket against Bangladesh in the World Cup.
# Sehwag (175) has recorded his highest innings against Bangladesh in the World Cup, bettering the 2 at Port of Spain on March 17, 2007.
# Sehwag's 175 off 140 balls is his career-best, outstripping the 146 off 102 balls against Sri Lanka at Rajkot on December 15, 2009. His previous best against Bangladesh in ODIs was 70 off 52 balls at Dhaka on December 27, 2004.
# Sehwag has become the first Indian player to register a century against Bangladesh in the World Cup.
# Sehwag's 14th ODI century is his second in the World Cup. In the 2007 World Cup, he had made 114 off 87 balls against Bermuda at Port of Spain on March 19, 2007.
# Sehwag's excellent innings is the highest by an Indian batsman against Bangladesh in ODIs, surpassing Sourav Ganguly's 135 not out off 124 balls at Dhaka on May 30, 2000.
# Tendulkar (28 off 29 balls) has recorded his highest innings against Bangladesh in the World Cup.
# Sehwag and Tendulkar became the first Indian opening pair to aggregate 500 runs in the World Cup, aggregating 567 in ten innings at an average of 56.70, including one century partnership and five fifty-plus.
# Sehwag and Virat Kohli were involved in a stand of 203 for the third wicket, India's highest for any wicket against Bangladesh in ODIs, surpassing the 154 for the second wicket between Tendulkar and Ganguly at Colombo, SSC on July 21, 2004.
# Virat Kohli became the first Indian player to make a World Cup hundred on debut. His fifth century in ODIs is his second against Bangladesh.
Story first published on: Sunday, 20 February 2011 00:40 IST