Asia Cup stats: Shahid Afridi justifies 'boom-boom' tag with third 18-ball fifty

Updated: 08 March 2014 23:26 IST

Shahid Afridi, with a 18-ball fifty, has set a record for the quickest fifty at the Asia Cup. Afridi is the only batsman to record three 18-ball fifties in ODIs.

Asia Cup stats: Shahid Afridi justifies 'boom-boom' tag with third 18-ball fifty

# Pakistan have won all twelve games against Bangladesh at the Asia Cup - winning % 100.00. (Match report)


# Overall, Pakistan have won 24 and lost 14 out of 39 played at the Asia Cup (NR 1) - winning % 63.15.

# Pakistan (329/7) have recorded their highest successful chase in ODIs, obliterating the 322 for six against India at Mohali on November 8, 2007. (Afridi says he had license to fire vs Bangladesh)

# Pakistan have successfully chased 300 or more five times in ODIs - four times vs India and once vs Bangladesh.

# Pakistan's previous 300-plus successful chase at the Asia Cup was 309 for two against India at Karachi on July 2, 2008. (Related: Afridi will light up World T20, says Misbah)

# Shahid Afridi, with a 18-ball fifty, has set a record for the quickest fifty at the Asia Cup. Afridi is the only batsman to record three 18-ball fifties in ODIs. Sanath Jayasuriya holds ODI record with a 17-ball fifty - vs Pakistan at Singapore on 7.4.1996. Simon O'Donnell and Glenn Maxwell are the only two other batsmen to have registered 18-ball fifties in ODIs.

# Shahid Afridi, during his 59 off 25 balls, has produced strike rate of 236.00 - the highest in an innings at the Asia Cup (minimum 50). (Match highlights)

# Afridi's second fifty vs Bangladesh is his 36th in ODIs.

# Afridi is the first batsman to register seven sixes in an innings at the Asia Cup - his first instance being during his 109 off 76 balls against Sri Lanka at Dambulla on June 15, 2010. Sourav Ganguly is the only other batsman to register seven sixes in an Asia Cup game during his innings of 135 not out vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on May 30, 2000. (Match in pics)

# Afridi has received his fifth Man of the Match award vs Bangladesh in ODIs - his 32nd in ODIs - the most by a Pakistani player.

# Bangladesh (326/3) have recorded their highest total at the Asia Cup, obliterating 300 for eight vs UAE at Lahore on June 24, 2008. The said total is the first 300-plus score for Bangladesh against Pakistan in ODIs, eclipsing the 285 for seven at Lahore on April 13, 2008.

# The aforesaid total is Bangladesh's highest in ODIs, outstripping the 320 for eight vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on August 11, 2009. The said total is the second highest by any team against Pakistan at the Asia Cup - the highest being India's 330 for four off 47.5 at Dhaka on March 18, 2012.

# Anamul Haque (100) has recorded his second hundred in ODIs - his career-best being 120 vs West Indies at Khulna on December 2, 2012.

# Anamul is the first Bangladeshi batsman to post a hundred vs Pakistan at the Asia Cup, obliterating Junaid Siddque's 97 off 114 balls at Dambulla on June 21, 2010.

# Anamul is the fourth Bangladeshi batsman to record a century at the Asia Cup, joining Mushfiqur Rahim (117 vs India at Fatullah on February 26, 2014, Alok Kapali (115 vs India at Karachi on June 28, 2008) and Mohammad Ashraful (109 vs UAE at Lahore on June 24, 2008).

# Anamul is the first Bangladeshi opener to register a century against Pakistan in ODIs. Overall he is the third Bangladeshi batsman after Shakib Al Hasan and Nasir Hossain to record a century against Pakistan in ODIs.

# Anamul and Imrul Kayes have shared a first-wicket partnership of 150 - Bangladesh's highest at the Asia Cup - their second highest for any wicket, next only to the 160 for the second wicket between Imrul Kayes and Junaid Siddique vs Pakistan at Dambulla on June 21, 2010.

# The 150-run stand is the highest for Bangladesh for the first wicket against Pakistan in ODIs - their second highest, next only to the 170 between Mehrab Hossain and Shahriar Hossain vs Zimbabwe at Dhaka on March 25, 1999.

# Imrul Kayes (59) has recorded his tenth fifty in ODIs - his second against Pakistan.

# Mominul Haque (51) has registered his third fifty in ODIs - his first against Pakistan.

# Umur Gul (10-1-76-0) is the first Pakistani bowler to concede 70 runs or more without taking a single wicket at the Asia Cup. Only Sohail Tanvir has conceded more runs for Pakistan at the event - 10-0-87-1 vs India at Karachi on July 2, 2008.

# Mushfiqur Rahim (51 not out off 33 balls) has recorded his first fifty vs Pakistan - his 14th in ODIs.

# Rahim's aforesaid innings is his second score of fifty or more at the Asia Cup - the highest being 117 vs India at Fatullah on February 26, 2014.

# For the first time in an ODI, four fifties have been recorded for Bangladesh. Overall, five instances of four fifty-plus scores in an innings have been recorded at the Asia Cup - three for Pakistan and one each for India and Bangladesh.

# The top four batsmen have recorded fifty or more in an innings for the first time in an Asia Cup game.

# Ahmed Shehzad (103) has posted his first century against Bangladesh - his fifth in ODIs. The said innings is his first hundred at the Asia Cup.

# Shehzad has recorded four hundreds in a winning cause in ODIs - his tally being 1002 (ave.40.08) in 25 matches.

# The match has produced 655 runs for the loss of ten wickets - the second highest at the Asia Cup, next only to the 659 runs for ten wickets between India and Pakistan at Dhaka on March 18, 2012.

# The aforesaid aggregate is a record in an ODI involving Pakistan and Bangladesh.

# Mohammad Hafeez has posted his 20th fifty in ODIs - his second against Bangladesh.

# Hafeez is averaging 50.00 at the Asia Cup - his tally being 400 in eight innings, including a hundred and three fifties.

# Bangladesh have added 121 runs in their last ten overs. The last ten overs by both sides (combined) produced 232 runs - the highest in an ODI since 2000, obliterating the 229 in an ODI involving Australia and South Africa at Johannesburg on March 12, 2006.

# Eighteen sixes in the match is a new record at the Asia Cup, eclipsing the 14 in a match involving India (14) and Hong Kong (0) at Karachi in 2008.

# Fawad Alam (74 off 70 balls) has posted a career-best score in ODIs - his fifth fifty.

Stats courtesy: Rajesh Kumar



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