Stats Highlights- England v Sri Lanka, Delhi
2nd time England has qualified to the Semi-Final stage in World T20s after 2010 in West Indies. In 2010 England went on to become the champions beating Australia in the final. Present England captain Eoin Morgan is the only member from 2010 England team to be playing in this tournament.
2nd time Sri Lanka has failed to qualify to the Semi-Final stage of World T20s. Sri Lanka qualified to the semi-final stage in four consecutive World T20s from 2009 and 2014. They were the champions in the last edition in 2014 and runners up in 2009 and 2012.
4 fifties for Angelo Mathews in T20Is. He scored unbeaten 73* at Delhi against England. But he has the dubious record of Sri Lanka losing each match when he scores a fifty plus score in T20I.
80 runs partnership between Angelo Mathews and Chamara Kapugedera is Sri Lanka’s highest fifth wicket partnership in T20Is. This is also 10th highest 5th wicket partnership in T20Is.
4 Sri Lankan wickets fell for 15 runs while they were chasing a target of 172. This is the lowest score for Sri Lanka at the fall of 4th wicket in T20I. The previous worst score for Sri Lanka at the fall of 4th wicket was 20 against India at Visakhapatnam which came in last month.
Stats Highlights- Bangladesh v New Zealand, Kolkata
5 wickets in 22 runs for Mustafizur Rahman in the match against New Zealand at Kolkata. He became the 2nd Bangladesh player after Elias Sunny to take a five for in T20Is. 5-22 is also the fifth best bowling figure in World T20s.
4 batsmen were ‘out bowled’ in Mustafizur Rahman’s spell of 5 for 22. No bowler has taken 4 wickets ‘out bowled’ in a T20I bowling spell.
10 Batsmen, Six from New Zealnd and four from Bangladesh, were ‘out bowled’ in the match between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Kolkata. This is a T20I record in which most number of batsmen were ‘out bowled’.
500 runs were completed by Kane Williamson as the captain of New Zealand. He became the 11th captain overall to complete 500 runs in T20I and his average (36.64) ranks in the 2nd spot after Faf du Plessis (40.50) among those 11 captains.
70 all out is Bangladesh’s lowest team score in T20I, which came against New Zealand at Kolkata. Their previous lowest team innings score (78) was also against New Zealand which came at Hamilton in 2010.
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