When Pakistan’s Mohammad Sami almost equalled his own infamous record against Australia


Statistical Highlights of Pakistan v Australia, Mohali

2nd consecutive time Pakistan is out of World T20 without qualifying to the Semi-Final round. Pakistan was the runners up and champion in 2007 and 2009 respectively. They reached to the Semi-Final stage in 2010 and 2012 also.

53 runs conceded by Mohammad Sami in his 4 over spell at Mohali. He fell one run short of equalling Pakistan’s record of conceding most runs in an innings by a bowler which is incidentally held by him. His earlier spell of 54 runs also came against the same opposition in the 2010 World T20.
1st five-wicket haul for James Faulkner in T20I. His bowling figure of 5 for 27 is the best by any Australia bowler in T20I and he is the first Australia player to take a five-wicket haul. He has now 3 five-wicket hauls in T20 cricket joint second with South African David Wiese after Lasith Malinga who has taken four.

519 runs now for Shane Watson in World T20s. On the way to his unbeaten innings of 44, Watson became the 1st Australia player to complete 500 runs in World T20s for Australia. Shane Watson is the only Australia player who is representing his country in 6th consecutive World T20.

546 runs for Shoaib Malik in World T20s, joint second with Shahid Afridi for Pakistan. While Afridi got there in 32 innings, Malik took 27 innings.

46 was the highest score by a batsman in Pakistan’s inning by Khalid Latif. In his first 8 T20I matches over 8 years Latif scored a total of 38 runs. He went past his earlier career aggregate runs in one last innings.

Statistical Highlights of West Indies v South Africa, Nagpur

3rd consecutive entry to the Semi-Final stage by West Indies after beating South Africa at Nagpur in the last over thriller. West Indies is the only team in last three World T20s, which has qualified to the Semis. Sri Lanka, if they qualify can be the second team.

1000 runs completed by both Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo in the match against South Africa. Both of them become 2nd and 3rd players respectively to complete 1000 runs in T20I for West Indies after Chris Gayle.

0 runs and wickets for Darren Sammy, who is successfully leading the West Indies campaign in 3rd consecutive World T20s. He is the only captain in this edition of World T20, who has steered his side to the semi-final stage without scoring a run or taking a wicket. His only contribution came in the last match against South Africa, when he took the catch of David Wiese.

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