India vs Pakistan, 2nd T20: Statistical highlights

Ahmedabad: Statistical highlights of the second Twenty20 International between India and Pakistan here.

  • Mohammad Hafeez posted a 23-ball fifty - the second fastest by a Pakistani batsman in T20Is. Umar Akmal holds the record with his 21-ball fifty during his innings of 64 off 31 balls against Australia at Edgbaston on July 5, 2010.
  • Hafeez (55 off 26 balls) has posted his fourth fifty in T20Is - his second against India. The innings is his first fifty in a losing cause in T20Is. His strike rate of 211.53 is his best ever in T20Is.
  • Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez have registered two fifties as captain, sharing a Pakistani record in T20Is. In four games, he has amassed 132 runs at an average of 33.00 - the most for Pakistan against India in T20Is. He has become the first Pakistani player to record two fifties against India in T20Is.
  • Pakistan (181 for seven) registered their highest total against India.
  • The score is their second highest in a losing cause in T20Is - the highest is 191 for six against Australia at Gros Islet on May 14, 2010. Pakistan`s total 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.
  • India (192/5) have registered their highest total against Pakistan. The said score is their third highest in T20Is - the highest is 218 for four against England at Kingsmead, Durban on September 19, 2007.
  • India`s score is the second highest by any team against Pakistan, next only to Australia`s 197 for seven at Gros Islet on May 14, 2010.
  • Ashok Dinda (3/36) registered his best bowling figures against Pakistan in T20Is. The figures are his second best in T20Is. Against Sri Lanka he had captured 4 for 19 against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on August 7, 2012.
  • Dhoni is the first skipper to have won 20 games in T20Is - success percentage 51.25.
  • India have won three out of five played against Pakistan (lost one and tied one) - success percentage 70.00.
  • Virat Kohli has taken his runs` tally to 471 at an average of 39.25 in 14 games in T20Is in 2012 - the second highest next only to the 472 (ave.47.20) in 13 matches by New Zealand`s Martin Guptill.
  • Ahmed Shehzad and Nasir Jamshed put on 74 - Pakistan`s highest for the first wicket against India in T20Is
  • Umar Gul (4/37) has registered his best bowling figures against India in T20Is. Gul has taken seven wickets at 8.28 runs apiece, establishing a record for most wickets in a bilateral series between India and Pakistan.
  • Gul is the first bowler to capture ten wickets at an average of 14.30 in five matches in India-Pakistan T20Is. He has bagged four wickets or more in an innings five times and became the second Pakistani bowler after Mohammad Asif (4/18 at Durban on September 14, 2007) to take four wickets in an innings against India.