Bridgetown: Following are the statistical highlights of the Twenty20 World Cup Group A match between Australia and Bangladesh.
With their 74-run partnership, Michael Hussey and Steven Smith, have set a record for the seventh wicket in ICC World Twenty20.
The previous seventh-wicket partnership record was held by Kumar Sangakkara and Angelo Matthews -- 68 (unbroken) against Pakistan at Lord`s on June 21, 2009.
The aforesaid stand is now the second highest for the seventh wicket in Twenty20 Internationals -- the highest being the 91 between Paul Collingwood and Michael Yardy for England against West Indies at The Oval on June 28, 2007.
Steven Smith`s excellent innings of 27 off 18 balls is his highest score in Twenty20 Internationals.
Apart from his highest score, Smith (2 for 29) has registered his career-best bowling performance in Twenty20 Internationals.
David Hussey`s superb and economical bowling figures of 2 for 8 are his best in ICC World Twenty20.
Imrul Kayes and Mohammad Ashraful have registered ducks, providing the fourth occasion when both the opening batsmen have failed to open their accounts in Twenty20
Australia, with their convincing win over Bangladesh, have secured their place in the Super Eights.
Dirk Nannes (4/18) has produced his career-best bowling performance in Twenty20 Internationals.
Nannes` aforesaid effort is his best for Australia in Twenty20 Internationals. The said effort is the best for Australia in ICC World Twenty20.
Nannes` aforesaid performance is the best by any bowler in the present edition of the ICC Wold Twenty20.
Australia`s aforesaid win is their fifth in the ICC World Twenty20 while Bangladesh have lost eight out of nine contested in the ICC World Twenty20.
Australia (141 for seven) have posted their second lowest total in ICC World Twenty20 -- their lowest ever is 138 for nine against Zimbabwe at Cape Town on September 12, 2007.
Michael Hussey`s vital unbeaten 47 off 29 balls against Bangladesh is his second highest in Twenty20 Internationals -- his highest is 53 not out off 33 balls against South Africa at Brisbane on January 13, 2009.
Michael Hussey, after Brett Lee, is the second Australian fielder to take three catches in an innings in the ICC World Twenty20.
Hussey has received the Man of the Match for the second time in Twenty20 Internationals.