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Statistical Highlights: India vs Bangladesh
Dambulla: Following are the statistical highlights of the second match of the Asia Cup between India and Bangladesh played at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Wednesday.
Gautam Gambhir`s 82 off 101 balls is his second best innings in the Asia Cup, next only to the 90 against Bangladesh at Karachi on June 28, 2008.
Gambhir has got the Man of the Match award for the eighth time in ODIs - his fourth against Bangladesh.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s outstanding batting average of 121.66 is the highest by any player in the Asia Cup - 365 in six innings, three times not. His tally includes one hundred and two fifties.
Dhoni`s sequence of scores in the Asia Cup have been 109 not out, 26 not out, 76, 67, 49 and 38 not out.
Against Bangladesh, Dhoni averages 63. 40 - 317 in nine innings, including one century and one fifty.
For winning cause, Dhoni has aggregated 3611 at an average of 2.06, including six centuries and 24 fifties, in 91 matches.
India`s excellent win by six wickets is their 20th in the Asia Cup.
With their aforesaid win, India have won 20 ODIs out of 22 played against Bangladesh - success percentage 90.90.
Virender Sehwag (4/6), for the first time, has claimed four wickets in an innings in ODIs. His previous best performance was three for 25 against South Africa at Colombo RPS on September 25, 2002.
Sehwag has bagged 92 wickets in ODIs at an average of 39.71.
Imrul Kayes and Tamim Iqbal were involved in a 35-run stand for the first wicket. The said partnership is Bangladesh`s highest against India in the Asia Cup.
Ashish Nehra has played his 100th ODI.
Nehra (2/28) has registered his best bowling performance against Bangladesh.
Mushfiqur Rahim (30) has posted his highest innings against India in the Asia Cup.
Gautam Gambhir`s third fifty against Bangladesh is his 20th ODI fifty.
Gambhir`s runs` tally of 542 at an average of 67.75 in nine matches, including two centuries and three fifties is the highest for India against Bangladesh.
Gambhir`s Asia Cup record is superb, aggregating 341 at an average of 48.71, including four fifties, in seven matches.