Kamran Akmal completes 500 runs in T20s

Updated: May 02, 2010, 10:10 AM IST

St Lucia: Statistical highlights of the Group A match between Bangladesh and Pakistan in the Twenty20 cricket World Cup here.

  • Mohammad Ashraful has top-scored for Bangladesh with his 65 off 49 balls (his career-best and second fifty).
  • Bangladesh (151 for seven) posted their highest total against Pakistan in ICC World Twenty20, outstripping the 140 at Cape Town on September 20, 2007.
  • Pakistan (172/3) have registered their highest total against Bangladesh in ICC World Twenty20, eclipsing the 141 for six at Cape Town on September 20, 2007.
  • Mohammad Ashraful and Shakib Al Hasan put on 91 for the third wicket - Bangladesh`s second highest for any wicket in ICC World Twenty20, next only to the 109 between Aftab Ahmed and Mohammad Ashraful for the third wicket against West Indies at Johannesburg on September 13, 2007.
  • Kamran Akmal`s superb 73 off 55 balls is his highest innings in Twenty20 Internationals - his fourth fifty.
  • Kamran`s tally of four fifties is the highest for Pakistan in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • In the course of his fourth fifty, Kamran has completed his 500 runs in Twenty20 Internationals, amassing 524 (ave 24.95) in 29 matches.
  • Kamran Akmal now holds a record for most dismissals (14) in ICC World Twenty20 - 5 catches + 9 stumpings. He has eclipsed Kumar Sangakkara`s tally of 13 dismissals.
  • With Mashrafe Mortaza`s stumping, Akmal is now the first wicketkeeper to effect 20 stumpings in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Shakib (47 off 31 balls) has posted his career-best innings in Twenty20 Internationals, surpassing the 26 against Zimbabwe at Khulna on November 28, 2006.
  • Pakistan have registered their 23rd win (winning % 5.80) in 31 matches in Twenty20 Internationals - the highest by any country.
  • Pakistan`s well-deserved win is their 11th in 15 matches in ICC World Twenty20 - winning % 76.66.
  • Bangladesh have lost all four games to Pakistan in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Salman Butt and Kamran Akmal have shared a partnership of 142 for the opening wicket - Pakistan`s highest ever for any wicket in Twenty20 Internationals
  • Mohammad Sami, on his Twenty20 International debut, has bowled magnificently to take three wickets for 29 runs.
  • Salman Butt (73 off 46 balls) has posted his second highest innings in Twenty20 Internationals. The said innings is his second fifty. Salman`s career-best is 74 off 56 balls against Canada at King City on October 10, 2008.
  • Salman has received his second Man of the Match award in Twenty20 Internationals.


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