WI vs Aus 4th T20I Stats Review: Aaron Finch surpasses Virat Kohli’s record of scoring most runs as captain in shortest format

Finch achieved the feat during his 53-run knock against West Indies in 4th T20I.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 17 July 2021 1:21 pm

After losing first 3 T20I matches to West Indies, the Australians finally managed to win the 4th game by a bare margin of just 4 runs. Mitchell Starc despite not being so impressive in his first 3 overs, defended 11 runs in the final over to win the game for his team against one of the greatest power hitters - Andre Russell.

Aaron Finch and Mitchell Marsh's 114-run partnership for the 2nd wicket laid the platform to put a big total of 189/6 on the board before the Aussies could restrict their opponent to 185/6.

Let us have a look at some of the stats from this game:

1555 - Aaron Finch has smashed 1555 runs as captain in T20Is and thus surpassed Virat Kohli's 1502 runs as captain in the format.

Most runs as captain in T20Is:

Aaron Finch - 1555
Virat Kohli - 1502
Kane Williamson - 1383

Most 50+ scores as captain in T20Is:

Virat Kohli - 12
Aaron Finch - 11
Kane Williamson - 11

114 - 114-run partnership for the second wicket between Aaron Finch and Mitchell Marsh has been joint second-highest for Australia in T20Is.

Highest 2nd wicket partnership for Australia in T20Is:

Steve Smith & David Warner - 117* vs SL, 2019
Aaron Finch & Shaun Marsh - 114 vs Eng, 2013
Aaron Finch & Mitchell Marsh - 114 vs WI, 2021
Michael Hussey & Shane Watson - 108 vs WI, 2012
Glenn Maxwell & David Warner - 107 vs SL, 2019

3 - Before the ongoing series against West Indies Mitchell Marsh had batted in 20 innings and he had zero fifty-plus score in T20Is.

In this T20I series against West Indies Mitchell Marsh has batted in 4 innings and of those, 3 knocks have been fifty-plus scores. Recent knock of 75 (44) is his career best in T20Is.

3 - Mitchell Marsh became only the 3rd Australian player after Shane Watson and Glenn Maxwell to pick 3 wickets and score 50 runs in the same T20I match.

Instances of Aus players scoring 50  runs & picking 3 wickets in a T20I match:

Shane Watson vs England, 2011
Shane Watson vs Ireland, 2012
Shane Watson vs India, 2012
Glenn Maxwell vs England, 2018
Mitchell Marsh vs West Indies, 2021

23 - Daniel Christian conceded 23 runs off the 1 over that he bowled in the 4th T20I against West Indies.

Worst bowling economy in a T20I innings for an Australian bowler (minimum 1 over bowled):

Daniel Christian - 23 vs WI, 2021
Marcus Stoinis - 22 vs Ind, 2018
Andrew Symonds - 19.50 vs NZ, 2007

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