England won the ICC T20 World Cup – 2010 West Indies

Posted: May 17, 2010 in T20 World Cup - 2010 West Indies
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Barbados: England won the ICC T20 World Cup – 2010 West Indies after beating Australia by 7 wickets.

England’s inserting the opposition in this game provides the first occasion of a team doing so in the finals of ICC T20.

RJ Sidebottom captured his 20th T20I wicket when he had SR Watson caught by GP Swann for 2 in this game. At the end of the game, his tally of wickets stood at 21. He became the 20th bowler to capture 20 plus wickets in T20I. He is the third England bowler to capture 20 plus wickets. The other two are – SJC Broad (33), GP Swann (26), interestingly enough all these three bowlers are playing this game.

Australia lost its three wickets for 8 runs in this game providing the fourth occasion of a team losing three wickets for eight runs or less in ICC WT20. The four occasions are – 3 for zero – Kenya vs New Zealand at Durban on 12.09.07, 3 for 1 – West Indies vs Sri Lanka at The Oval on 19.06.09, 3 for 7 – Afghanistan vs South Africa at Bridgetown on 05.05.10 and 3 for 8 – Australia vs England at Bridgetown on 16.05.10.

DA Warner’s run out for 2 in this game provide the 91st occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in ICC WT20. His run out in this game provides the ninth occasion of an Australian batsman dismissed run out in ICC WT20. His dismissal run out provides the 18th occasion of an opening batsman dismissed run out in ICC WT20. DA Warner became the second Australian opening batsman to be dismissed run out, after AC Gilchrist who was dismissed run out for 43 vs Bangladesh at Cape Town on 16.09.07.

SR Watson (02) and DA Warner (02) scored identical runs in this game providing the eighth occasion of both the openers scoring identical runs in an innings in ICC WT20. The complete list read thus – MA Ouma (zero) and DB Obuya (Zero) – Kenya vs New Zealand at Durban on 12.05.07, AC Gilchrist (04) andML Hayden (04) – Australia vs Zimbabwe at Cape Town on 12.09.07, RS Watson (27) and NJ Poonia (27) – Scotland vs New Zealand at The Oval on 06.06.09, WTS Porterfield (31) and NJ O’Brien (31) – Ireland vs Sri Lanka at Lord’s on 14.06.09, Kamran Akmal (73) and Salman Butt (73) – Pakistan vs Bangladesh at Gros Islet on 01.05.10, Imrul Kayes (zero) and Mohammad Ashraful (zero) – Bangladesh vs Australia at Bridgetown on 05.05.10, MJ Lumb (25) and C Kieswetter (25) – England vs Pakistan at Bridgetown on 06.05.10 and SR Watson (02) and DA Warner (02) – Australia vs England at Bridgetown on 16.05.10.

DJ Hussey and CL White added 50 runs for the fifth wicket in this game providing the 120th occasion of a fifty plus runs partnership in ICC WT20. This stand also represents the 12th occasion of a fifty plus runs partnership for the fifth wicket in ICC WT20. This stand provides the 13th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership for various wickets and the second occasion for the fifth wicket in ICC WT20. The other occasion of a fifty plus runs partnership for the fifth wicket was the 63 run stand between BJ Hodge and MEK Hussey vs Pakistan at Jo’burg on 18.09.07 DJ Hussey was run out for 59 in this game providing the 92nd occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in ICC WT20. He became the fifth batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in ICC WT20. The five batsmen are – CH Gayle of West Indies for 98 vs India at Bridgetown on 09.05.10, DJ Hussey of Australia for 59 vs England at Bridgetown on 16.05.10, AD Mathews of Sri Lanka for 58 vs England at Gros Islet on 13.05.10, Misbah-ul-Haq ofPakistan vs India at Durban on 14.09.07 and DL Maddy of England for 50 vs New Zealand at Durban on 18.09.07.

DJ Hussey’s run out in this game provides the tenth occasion of an Australian batsman dismissed run out in ICC WT20. DJ Hussey became the first Australian batsman to be dismissed run out after scoring a fifty. He was run out for 59 in this game.

DJ Hussey competed 500 runs in T20I and his total at the end of the game read 512, He became the 20th batsman in T20I to total 500 plus runs. He is the second Australian batsman to aggregate 500 plus runs in T20I. DA Warner is the other Australian batsman with 602 runs to his credit.

CL White’s lone six in this game gave him an aggregate of 30 sixes in T20I. He became the fifth batsman to total 30 plus sixes in T20I. The complete list read thus – BB McCullum (38), Yuvraj Singh (38), CH Gayle (34), DA Warner (31) and CL White (30).

At the end of this game, DJ Hussey has an aggregate of 26 sixes in T20I. He became the eighth batsman to aggregate 25 plus sixes in T20I. The complete list read thus – BB McCullum (38), Yuvraj Singh (38), CH Gayle (34), DA Warner (31), CL White (30), JA Morkel (29), DJ Hussey (26) and LRPL Taylor (26).

DJ Hussey with two boundary sixes in this game took his aggregate of boundary sixes in T20 games to 122. LRPL Taylor (124) and BB McCullum (107) are the other two batsmen who have scored 100 plus sixes in T20 games.

DJ Hussey’s 59 in this game provide the 93rd occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in ICC WT20. His knock provides the 12th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a fifty in ICC WT20. DJ Hussey’s 59 in this game represent his second fifty. He has scored 53 vs Pakistan at Gros Islet on 02.05.10. Thus his 59 in this game represents his highest individual score in ICC WT20.

DJ Hussey became the fourth Australian batsman to score two or more fifties in ICC WT20. Others are -ML Hayden (04), DA Warner (02) and SR Watson (02).

DJ Hussey with his 59 in this game became the third batsman to score a fifty in ICC WT20 finals. Other two are – G Gambhir of India – 75 vs Pakistan at Jo’burg on 24.09.07 and Shahid Afridi of Pakistan – 54* vs Sri Lanka at Lord’s on 21.06.09. C Kieswetter with his 63 in England’s joined this elite list to become the fourth batsman.

DJ Hussey took a catch to dismiss MJ Lumb of the bowling of SW Tait for 2 in this game to take his tally of catches in T20 games to 57. He is the only fieldsman in the history of T20 games to pouch 50 plus catches.

C Kieswetter and KP Pietersen added 111 runs for the second wicket in this game providing the 121st occasion of a fifty plus runs partnership in ICC WT20. This stand also represents the 20th occasion of a fifty plus runs partnership for the second wicket in ICC WT20. This stand provides the 16th occasion ofEngland batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership for various wickets and the first occasion againstAustralia for any wicket in ICC WT20.

KP Pietersen completed 900 runs in T20I when he was on 36 during his knock of 47 in this game. At the end of this game, his aggregate stood at 911. He became the second batsman in T20I to aggregate 900 plus runs after BB McCullum (1081).

KP Pietersen hit four fours in this game and took his aggregate of boundary fours to 90 in T20I. He became the third batsman in T20I to total 90 plus boundary fours after BB McCullum (110) and GC Smith(94).

KP Pietersen hit four fours in this game and took his aggregate of boundary fours to 60 in ICC WT20. He became the second batsman in ICC WT20 to total 60 plus boundary fours after DPMD Jayawardene (62).

C Kieswetter and KP Pietersen added 111 runs for the second wicket in this game providing the 17th occasion of a three figure partnership in ICC WT20. This stand also represents the third occasion of a three figure partnership for the second wicket in ICC WT20. This stand provides the third occasion ofEngland batsmen posting a three figure partnership for various wickets and the first occasion againstAustralia for any wicket in ICC WT20. The three occasions are – 102 for the first wicket between RS Bopara and LJ Wright vs Netherlands at Lord’s on 05.06.09, 100 runs for the fourth wicket between PD Collingwood and KP Pietersen vs Zimbabwe at Cape Town on 13.09.07 and 111 runs for the second wicket between C Kieswetter and KP Pietersen vs Australia at Bridgetown on 16.05.10.

Thus the between 111 runs for the second wicket between C Kieswetter and KP Pietersen in this game represents England’s highest partnership for any wicket in ICC WT20. This stand also represents the first three figure partnership in the finals of ICC WT20.

MG Johnson’s lone wicket in this game gave him an aggregate of 20 wickets in ICC WT20. He became the fifth bowler to aggregate 20 plus wickets in ICC WT20. Others are – Shahid Afridi (27), Umar Gul (26), SL Malinga (25), Saeed Ajmal (23).

DP Nannes captured 14 wickets in the third edition of ICC WT20 which represent the most wickets by a bowler in a single edition of ICC WT20. Umar Gul of Pakistan had captured 13 wickets in 2007-08 edition and also in 2009 edition and held the previous record for most wickets in a single edition of ICC WT20.

Australian batsmen hit three sixes in this match to take the total number of sixes to 96 in ICC WT20.Australia now holds the record for most sixes scored by a team in ICC WT20. They wrested the previous record of 95 sixes scored by Pakistan.

The following list shows the number of sixes (more than sixes) scored against the following teams in ICC WT20 – vs India (95), vs Pakistan (78), vs South Africa (73), vs Australia (69), vs New Zealand (66), vsEngland (65) and vs Sri Lanka (61).

With a six in this game, KP Pietersen has taken his number of sixes to 17 and shares the third place jointly with DPMD Jayawardene (17) in the list of batsmen who have scored most sixes in ICC WT20. CH Gayle with 27 sixes and Yuvraj Singh with 24 sixes hold the first and second place respectively.

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