London: Following are statistical highlights of the ICC Twenty20 World Cup match between Pakistan and the Netherlands here on Tuesday.
Shahid Afridi's bowling figures of four for 11 are his best ever in Twenty20 Internationals, bettering the 4/19 against Scotland at Durban in the first edition. Afridi, with his aforesaid performance, became the only bowler to have captured two four wicket-hauls in the ICC World Twenty20. With four stumpings in Netherlands' innings, Kamran Akmal has established a record for the most stumpings by a wicketkeeper in the ICC World Twenty20. Akmal is the first to have four dismissals in an innings for Pakistan. Akmal's all-round performance of 41 plus and four dismissals is without a parallel in Twenty20 Internationals. Akmal has received his first Man-of-the-Match award in Twenty20 Internationals. Saeed Ajmal (3/20) has registered his best bowling figures in Twenty20 Internationals, With 16 wickets each, Umar Gul and Shahid Afridi share the record for most wickets in the ICC World Twenty20. Afridi's figures of four for 11 are the second best in the ICC World Twenty20, next only to the 4 for 7 by New Zealand's Mark Gillespie against Kenya at Durban on September 12, 2007. Afridi's overall tally of 26 wickets is bettered only by Umar Gul (27) in Twenty20 Internationals. The Netherlands (93) have posted their lowest total in Twenty20 Internationals, outstripping the 97 against Canada at Belfast last year. Pakistan's victory by 82 runs is their biggest by runs margin in the ICC World Twenty20. Pakistan's 175 for five is the highest total at Lord's, outstripping Netherlands' 163 for six against England on June 5,2009. Pieter Seelaar (2/36) has registered his best bowling figures in Twenty20 Internationals.