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World T20: Virat Kohli’s stunning T20I record, India’s powerplay performance and other stats from India vs West Indies


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Mumbai: Statistical highlights of the World T20 semifinal match between India and the West Indies.

- West Indies (196/3) have recorded the highest successful chase (193) in the knock-out matches in World T20. Australia had scored 197 for seven vs Pakistan (191) at Gros Islet on 14 May 2010 but their target was 192.

- West Indies' total is their second highest successful chase in T20Is behind the 236 for six vs South Africa at Johannesburg on 11 January 2015.

- Lendl Simmons (82 not out off 51 balls) has posted a career-best score in T20Is, eclipsing the 77 vs South Africa at The Oval on 13 June 2009.

Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane in the match against West Indies. Solaris Images

Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane in the match against West Indies. Solaris Images

- Simmons' fifth half century in T20Is is his first vs India. His splendid knock is his first fifty in knock-out ties.

- Simmons' all five fifties are actually 60-plus innings in T20Is. He is averaging 40-plus in the West Indian wins --his tally being 481 in 16 innings a an average of 40.08, including three fifties.

- Simmons' innings is the second highest score by a West Indian batsman vs India in T20Is behind Chris Gayle's 98 at Bridgetown on 9 May 2010.

- Simmons deservingly received his second Man of the Match award in T20Is -- his first was against Zimbabwe at North Sound on 2 March 2013.

- Rohit Sharma has posted a well-compiled 43 off 31 balls -- his highest innings in knock-out matches in World T20, eclipsing the 30 not out vs Pakistan at Johannesburg on 24 September 2007.

- Rohit and Ajinkya Rahane were involved in a stand of 62 -- India's first fifty-plus opening partnership in five innings vs West Indies in T20Is.

- The partnership is India's first fifty-plus stand for the first wicket in this World T20 competition, bettering the 42 between Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma vs Bangladesh at Bangalore on 23 March 2016.

- The top three batsmen have recorded forty-plus in an innings for the third time in T20Is -- Rohit Sharma (43), Ajinkya Rahane (40) and Virat Kohli (89 not out) -- the first two occasions were for New Zealand -- Martin Guptill (47), Hamish Rutherford (40) and Brendon McCullum (74) vs England at Hamilton on 12 February, 2013 and for India -- Rohit Sharma (60), Shikhar Dhawan (42) and Virat Kohli (59 not out) vs Australia at Melbourne on 29 January, 2016.

- India have recorded fifty-plus partnerships for the first three wickets -- the first ever occasion in World T20 --62 for the first wicket between Rohit and Rahane, 66 for the second between Rahane and Virat Kohli and 64 (unbroken) for the third between Kohli and MS Dhoni. - West Indies have won three and lost two out of five matches contested against India in T20Is -- success % 60.00.

- India (192/2) have recorded their second highest total in World T20 next only to the 218 for four vs England at Durban on 19 September 2007. The total is the fourth highest in knock-out matches in World T20 next only to the 205 for four by West Indies vs Australia at Colombo (RPS) on 5 October, 2012 and 197 for 7 by Australia vs Pakistan at Gros Islet on 14 May 2010 and West Indies' 196 for three vs India at Mumbai on 31 March 2016.

- The aforesaid score is India's highest vs West Indies in T20Is, eclipsing the 159 for six at Port of Spain on 4 June 2011.

- The match has produced runs per wicket average of 77.60 -- the highest in any T20I, eclipsing the 75.20 in West Indies vs Bangladesh match at Dhaka on 10 December 2012.

- India did not lose a wicket in the powerplays for the first time in the World T20 2016. The runs scored by them (66) in the powerplays are the most by India in the World T20 2016.

Lendl Simmons vs India. Solaris Images

Lendl Simmons vs India. Solaris Images

- Virat Kohli has recorded three fifties in three innings in the knock-out matches to become the first batsman to record the distinction in World T20 -- 72 not out in the semi-final vs South Africa at Dhaka on 4 April 2014; 77 in the final vs Sri Lanka at Dhaka on 6 April, 2014 and 89 not out in the semi-final vs West Indies at Mumbai on 31 March 2016.

- Kohli's superb innings is the highest individual score by an Indian batsman vs West Indies in T20Is, eclipsing the 67 by Yuvraj Singh at Lord's on June 12, 2009. The said knock is the second highest in knock-out matches in World T20 next only to the 96 not out by Tillakaratne Dilshan vs West Indies at The Oval on June 19, 2009.

- Kohli's aforesaid knock is his second highest in T20Is behind the 90 not out vs Australia at Adelaide on 26 January 2016. His tally of 16 innings of fifty-plus is a record in T20Is, overtaking the 15 each by Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum. Kohli has emulated Gayle's tally of nine innings of fifty-plus in World T20 as well.

- Kohli has amassed 273 runs at an average of 136.50 in five innings -- his second highest tally in World T20 event, behind the 319 (ave.106.33) in six innings in 2013-14. These two tallies are the best for India in World T20.

- Kohli has recorded an average of 86.33 while totalling 777 runs in 16 innings, including nine fifties, in World T20. His superb average is the highest by any batsman in World T20 (minimum ten innings). His career batting average of 58.60 in T20Is is also the highest -- his aggregate being 1641 in 40 innings. The next highest average is almost 20 less -- 38.96 by Aaron Finch (Australia).

- Johnson Charles (52 off 36 balls) has recorded his second fifty in World T20 - the first being a career-best 84 vs England at Pallekele on September 27, 2012. His only other half century in T20is is 57 vs Australia at Brisbane on 13 February 2013.

- Charles and Simmons were associated in a stand of 97 for the third wicket - West Indies' highest for any wicket vs India in T20. The next highest for them is 80 (unbroken) for the fourth wicket in the same match by Simmons and Andre Russell.

- The 97-run stand is West Indies' highest for the third wicket in World T20, surpassing the 83 between Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo vs Australia at Colombo (RPS) on 5 October 2012.

- Eleven sixes conceded by India is the joint second highest by India in a T20I - the highest being 16 to Australia at Bridgetown on 7 May 2010.

First Published On : Apr 1, 2016 16:50 IST

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