ICC T20 World Cup: England vs Afghanistan - Statistical highlights

ICC T20 World Cup: England vs Afghanistan - Statistical highlights

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ICC T20 World Cup: England vs Afghanistan - Statistical highlightsColombo: Statistical highlights of the World Twenty20 group match between England and Afghanistan.

# Afghanistan have won six and lost seven out of 13 played.

# Afghanistan have lost two games each to India and Ireland and one each to South Africa, England and Netherlands.

# Afghanistan have not opened their account, losing all four matches in the ICC World Twenty20 - two against India and one each to South Africa and England.

# England`s score of 196 for five is their second highest in the ICC World Twenty20, next only to the 200 for six against India at Kingsmead, Durban on September 19, 2007.

# Afghanistan, with 80 against England, equalled their lowest score in the ICC World Twenty20. They were dismissed for 80 against South Africa at Bridgetown on May 5, 2010.

# Afghanistan`s score was their third lowest in the ICC World Twenty20. Ireland (68 against West Indies at Providence on April 30, 2010) and Kenya (73 against New Zealand at Durban on September 12, 2007) are the only two teams to have been bowled out for less than 80 in the ICC World Twenty20.


# Luke Wright equalled Alex Hales` 99 off 68 balls against the West Indies at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on June 24, 2012. They jointly hold an England record for the highest individual innings in Twenty20 Internationals.

# Wright registered two half-centuries in T20Is - one each against Afghanistan and Netherlands.

# Wright`s fantastic unbeaten 99 off 55 balls is the highest individual knock by an England player in the ICC World Twenty20.

# Wright and Hales are the only batsmen to post innings of 99 in Twenty20 Internationals. 10 other batsmen, apart from Wright and Hales, have recorded scores in the nineties in T20Is.

# Wright registered six sixes - the most by an England batsman in a Twenty20 International, bettering the five hit by Eoin Morgan.

# Stuart Broad is the first bowler to complete 20 wickets for England in the ICC World Twenty20 - 21 at 20.85 runs apiece in 18 games.

# Samit Patel (2/6) produced his best bowling performance in T20Is.


# England, in terms of runs, posted their largest victory in Twenty20 Internationals, bettering the 100-run win over Australia at Southampton on June 13, 2005.

# England`s convincing win by 116 runs over Afghanistan is their largest in terms of runs in the ICC World Twenty20 - the third biggest in this tournament, next only to Sri Lanka`s 172-run win against Kenya at Johannesburg on September 14, 2007 and South Africa`s 130-run triumph against Scotland at The Oval on June 7, 2009.

# Izatullah Dawlatzal conceded 56 runs in just three overs - the most by a bowler in three overs in Twenty20 Internationals. He became the first Afghanistan bowler to concede 50 runs or more in a Twenty20 International.

# Izatullah recorded the worst economy rate (18.66) in Twenty20 Internationals (minimum three overs).

# Gulbodin Naib (44) recorded a career-best in T20Is. His innings is the second highest score by a Afghanistan player in the ICC World Twenty20, behind the 50 by Noor Ali Zadran against India at Gros Islet on May 1, 2010.

# Gulbodin Naib and Shapoor Zadran put on 44 - a ninth wicket record in the ICC World Twenty20.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 12:33

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