Statistical highlights: Kolkata T20I
Kolkata: Statistical highlights of the Twenty20 match between India and England at Eden Gardens. Kevin Pietersen has received his first Man Of the Match award against India - his fifth in T20Is. Only Sanath Jayasuriya and Shahid Afridi have got more MOM awards (six each) than Pietersen in Twenty20 Internationals.
Pietersen (53 off 39 balls) recorded his first fifty against India in T20Is, surpassing the 46 at Lord`s on June 14, 2009.
Pietersen is the first English batsman to register a fifty against India in Twenty20, outstripping the 49 by Eoin Morgan at Old Trafford on August 31, 2011.
Pietersen has recorded six half-centuries in T20is - the most by an England player. His tally of 171 (ave.42.75) in four matches against India is the highest in India-England Twenty20 Internationals.
Ravindra Jadeja (4-1-9-1) has recorded an economy rate of 2.25 - the best by an Indian bowler in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing the 2.75 by Pragyan Ojha (4-0-11-2) against Zimbabwe at Harare on June 12,2010.
Suresh Raina (39 off 29 balls) has posted his highest score against England, eclipsing the 33 at Manchester on August 31, 2011.
Ravichandran Ashwin (17 not out off 11 balls) has recorded his highest score in T20Is.
India (120/9) have recorded their third lowest total in Twenty20 Internationals - the two lowest are 74 against Australia at Melbourne on February 1, 2008 and 118 for eight against South Africa at Trent Bridge on June 16, 2009.
Steven Finn (3/22) has registered his best bowling figures in T20Is. His figures are the second best by an England bowler against India in Twenty20 Internationals, next only to 4 for 22 by Jade Dernbach at Old Trafford on August 31, 2011.
Finn has established a record for the best bowling figures in Twenty20 Internationals in India, surpassing Yuvraj Singh`s 3 for 23 for India against Sri Lanka at Mohali on December 12, 2009.
Ajinkya Rahane has recorded his first duck in Twenty20 Internationals.
Ravindra Jadeja has posted his first duck in Twenty20 Internationals.
England became the second team after New Zealand to register three victories in a row against India in Twenty20 Internationals - by 3 runs at Lord`s on June 14, 2009, by 6 wickets at Old Trafford on August 31, 2011 and by 6 wickets at Kolkata on October 29, 2011.
England`s superb six-wicket victory is their third in four games against India in T20Is - success rate of 75.00 per cent.
England`s win is their first against India in India since 2006. England`s last victory in India was by 5 wickets in an ODI at Keenan Stadium, Jamshedpur on April 12, 2006.
Ravi Bopara (2/16) has registered his best figures against India in T20Is. The said performance is his second best, next only to the 4 for 10 against West Indies at The Oval on September 23, 2011.
Praveen Kumar has recorded his first duck in Twenty20 Internationals.