TT Epaper
The Telegraph
TT Photogallery
 
CIMA Gallary

Yuvraj gets past Gauti

Yuvraj Singh, when on 54, became the highest run-getter for India in T20 Internationals. Yuvi now has 939 runs, surpassing Gautam Gambhir’s 932.

Before he finally lost a toss, on Sunday, against Australia, Mahendra Singh Dhoni had won 12 in a row in all international matches.

India became the eighth team after Pakistan, NZ, England, Australia, SA, SL and WI to appear in 50 T20 Internationals. The only Test-playing nations not to have played 50 T20 Internationals are Bangladesh and Zimbabwe.

Mohit Sharma became the 47th player to play for India in T20 Internationals.

David Warner became the 21st player to appear in 50 T20 Internationals. He is the first Australian to do so.

On Sunday, Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane opened the innings for India. The last time two Mumbai players opened the batting for India in an international game was when Sachin Tendulkar and Wasim Jaffer opened in an ODI versus South Africa, in Durban, November 22, 2006.

Ravichandran Ashwin’s figures of 4/11 is now the best figures by an Indian in T20 Internationals. The previous best was by Harbhajan Singh,with 4/12, versus England, in Colombo (September 23, 2012)

Australia’s score of 86 is now the second lowest score by the side in T20 Internationals. It is also the second lowest score by a team versus India in the World T20, the lowest being 80, by England, in Colombo (September 23, 2012)

India’s 73-run win is also the second largest (by runs) in T20 Internationals after their 90-run victory over England, in Colombo (September 23, 2012).

This was India’s 6th win in a row in T20 Internationals, which is their best ever win sequence in this format of the game. The previous best of 5 wins in row came in 2007.