Statistical Highlights: Australia vs Pak T20

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

  • David Hussey`s brilliant 53 off 29 balls is his second fifty in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Shane Watson and David Hussey put on a 98-run stand for the third wicket - Australia`s best for any wicket against Pakistan in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • The aforesaid match-winning partnership is Australia`s highest for the third wicket in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Saeed Ajmal (3 for 34) has registered his best bowling performance against Australia.
  • Mohammad Sami (4-0-54-1) is the first player to concede 50 or more runs in Australia-Pakistan games in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Mohammad Aamer (3/23) has recorded his best bowling performance in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Shahid Afridi, in the course of his 33 off 24 balls, has completed his 300 runs in ICC World Twenty20, amassing 309 (ave. 23.76) in 16 matches.
  • Apart from the above, Afridi has completed his 500 runs in Twenty20 Internationals, aggregating 517 (ave. 20.68) in 29 matches.
  • Shaun Tait (3/20), has produced his second instance of three wickets in Twenty20 Internationals - his career-best being 3 for 13 against Pakistan at Melbourne on February 5, 2010.
  • Dirk Nannes (3/41) has registered his best figures against Pakistan.
  • Australia (191) have recorded the highest total in Australia-Pakistan games in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing Pakistan`s 165 for four at Johannesburg on September 18, 2007.
  • Australia`s said total is their highest in ICC World Twenty20, surpassing the 173 for 7 against India at Durban on September 22, 2007.
  • Johnson, with two for 21, has reached his wickets` tally to 21 at an average of 18.57 in 17 matches - a record for Australia in Twenty20 Internationals, bettering Nathan Bracken`s tally of 19 (ave. 23.05) in 19 matches.
  • Misbah-ul-Haq has set a record for the highest run-aggregate for Pakistan in ICC World Twenty20 - 349 runs at an average of 43.62 in 16 matches, overtaking Shoaib Malik`s runs` tally of 339 (ave. 33.90) in 14 matches.
  • Australia`s first success against Pakistan in ICC World Twenty20 is their second in four matches in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Australia have registered their fourth victory in nine games in ICC World Twenty20 - winning % 44.44.
  • Pakistan`s loss by 34 runs is their first after posting five in a row in ICC World Twenty20 between June 13, 2009 and May 1, 2010.
  • Eleven sixes were registered by the Australian players in their total of 191 - a record for them in ICC World Twenty20.
  • Shane Watson (81 off 49 balls) has played highest ever innings in Twenty20 Internationals - his second fifty.
  • Watson`s aforesaid innings of 81 is the best in Australia-Pakistan Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Watson has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the first time in Twenty20 Internationals.


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