India vs Pakistan, 2nd T20: Statistical Highlights

Updated: 28 December 2012 22:59 IST

Yuvraj Singh and Ashok Dinda were the highlights for the hosts as Pakistan went down by 11 runs.

New Delhi:

India registered a win in the second T20 against Pakistan to draw level in the format, ahead of the ODIs. A look at the statistical highlights from the clash at Motera on Friday.

# India (192/5) have posted their highest total against Pakistan -  their third highest in T20Is, next only to the 218 for four against England at Kingsmead, Durban on September 19, 2007 and 211 for four against Sri Lanka at Mohali on December 12, 2009.

# India's above total is the second highest by any team against Pakistan, behind Australia's 197 for seven at Gros Islet on May 14, 2010.

# Ashok Dinda (3/36) has recorded his best bowling figures against Pakistan in T20Is - his second best in T20Is behind the 4 for 19 against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on August 7, 2012.

# Pakistan (181 for seven) have recorded their highest total against India - their second highest in a losing cause in T20Is, behind 191 for six against Australia at Gros Islet on May 14, 2010.

# Pakistan's aforesaid score is their highest while chasing in T20Is.

# Pakistan's 181 for seven is their seventh highest total in T20Is - their highest being 203 for five against Bangladesh at Karachi on April 20, 2008.

# Dhoni has become the first skipper to have won 20 games as skipper in T20Is - winning % 51.25.

# India's eleven-run win is their third in five games against Pakistan (lost one and tied one) - success % 70.00.

# Shahid Afridi, with 58th game, has set a record for appearing in most games in T20Is, bettering Brendon McCullum's tally of 57.  Saeed Ajmal (50) became the fifth player to appear in 50 matches or more in T20Is.

# With 82 runs at an average of 41.00 in two matches, Yuvraj is the leading run-scorer for India in the bilateral series against Pakistan.

# Virat Kohli (27) took his runs' tally this year to 471 at an average of 39.25 in 14 games in T20Is - the second highest next only to the 472 (ave.47.20) in 13 matches by Martin Guptill.

# Umar Gul (4/37) has recorded his best bowling figures against India in T20Is.  With seven wickets at 8.28 runs apiece, he has established a record for most wickets in a bilateral series between India and Pakistan.  He became the first bowler to take ten wickets at an average of 14.30 in five matches in India-Pakistan T20Is.

# Umar has captured four wickets or more in an innings five times - his only instance of five wickets is five for six against New Zealand at The Oval on June 13, 2009.  He became the second Pakistani bowler after Mohammad Asif (4/18 at Durban on September 14, 2007 to capture four wickets in an innings against India.

# Umar has equalled Ajantha Mendis' feat of claiming four or more wickets in an innings five times in T20Is.

# Yuvraj Singh has produced career strike rate of 148.68 - the highest among the batsmen with 500 runs or more in T20Is - his aggregate being 791 at an average of 30.42 in 33 matches.   He has eclipsed Australia's Shane Watson's strike rate - 980 runs (ave.30.62) in 36 matches at a strike rate of 148.48.

# Yuvraj's splendid 72 off 36 balls is his highest score in T20Is, bettering the 70 aainst Australia at Kingsmead, Durban on  September 22, 2007. His said knock is the third highest by an Indian player against Pakistan in T20Is.

# Yuvraj's first half-century against Pakistan is his sixth in T20Is.  He has become the first batsman to record seven sixes against Pakistan in T20Is.

# Yuvraj and Dhoni have shared a partnership of 97 - India's highest for the fourth wicket in T20Is. The said partnership is India's highest for any wicket against Pakistan.

# Yuvraj became the first Indian batsman to complete a half-century of sixes (54) in T20Is.

# Yuvraj has got his sixth Man of the Match award in T20Is.  
Yuvraj is the first Indian player to be adjudged the Man of the Match six times in T20Is.

# Mohammad Hafeez's superb 23-ball fifty is the second fastest by a Pakistani batsman in T20Is - the fastest is 21-ball fifty by Umar Gul during his innings of 64 off 31 balls against Australia at Edgbaston on July 5, 2010.

# Hafeez's 55 off 26 balls is his second half-century against India - his fourth in T20Is - his first fifty in a losing cause in T20Is.

# Hafeez's splendid strike rate of 211.53 is his career-best in T20Is.  He has registered two fifties as captain in 13 T20Is. Shoaib Malik and Hafeez share a Pakistani record for most half-centuries as captain in T20Is.

# With 132 runs at an average of 33.00 in four matches, Hafeez is the top run-scorer for Pakistan against India in T20Is.  He became the first Pakistani batsman to hit two fifties against India in T20Is.

# Yuvraj has equalled his Indian record in T20Is.  He is the only Indian to register seven sixes in an innings twice in T20Is.

# With 116 runs at an average of 58.00 in two games, Hafeez has established a record for the highest tally in a bilateral series involving India and Pakistan.

# Hafeez has received the Player of the series award for the first time in T20Is.

# Ahmed Shehzad and Nasir Jamshed have shared a stand of 74 - Pakistan's highest for the first wicket against India in T20Is

Topics : Cricket India MS Dhoni Mohammad Hafeez Anil Kumble Yuvraj Singh Gary Kirsten Pakistan Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad Ashok Dinda Pakistan in India 2012
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