WI vs Pak 2nd T20I Stats Review : Mohammad Rizwan’s impressive run, Hafeez’s best figures and more

West Indies started off the chase on a very slow note and thus a lot was left for them in the end overs to chase which meant they ended up falling short of target despite a terrific knock from Nicholas Pooran.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 1 August 2021 11:00 am

Pakistan ended up winning the 2nd T20I against West Indies narrowly by a margin of just 7 runs, despite falling short of at par total in their first innings. Initially, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan were going great against the West Indies bowling line-up but due to a small rain interruption they totally lost the momentum and ended up being collapsed from 134/2 (16 overs) to 157/8 at the end of 1st innings.

West Indies started off the chase on a very slow note and thus a lot was left for them in the end overs to chase which meant they ended up falling short of target despite a terrific knock from Nicholas Pooran. Mohammad Hafeez was most impressive for Pakistan with a bowling figure off 4-1-6-1.

Numbers and stats from WI vs Pak 2nd T20I

752 - Mohammad Rizwan has smashed 752 T20I runs in 2021 alone which is the most for any player in a calendar year in T20Is.

Most T20I runs scored in a calendar year :

Mohammad Rizwan - 752 runs in 2021
Paul Stirling - 748 runs in 2019
Kevin O'Brien - 729 runs in 2019
Max O'Dowd - 702 runs in 2019
Shikhar Dhawan - 689 runs in 2018

11 - Babar Azam as captain recorded his 11th fifty-plus score in T20Is as captain, which is 2nd joint-highest.

Most 50+ scores in T20Is as captain :

Virat Kohli - 12 (45 matches)
Babar Azam - 11 (26 matches)
Kane Williamson - 11 (49 matches)
Aaron Finch - 11 (49 matches)
Eoin Morgan - 9 (64 matches)

From the above one, it can be clearly seen that Babar Azam has played very few matches compared to others in the list and still has been very consistent in scoring more fifties as T20I captain.

1.50 - Mohammad Hafeez's bowling economy of 1.50 is joint-best for any Test Playing nation bowler in T20Is.

Players with an economy of 1.50 in a T20I match (bowled all 4 overs) from Test-playing nation :

Prosper Utseya vs Pak, 2008
Chris Mpofu vs Can, 2008
Ray Price vs Can, 2008
Daniel Vettori vs Ban, 2010
Sulieman Benn vs Zim, 2010
Mohammad Amir vs UAE, 2016
Lasith Malinga vs NZ, 2019
Mohammad Hafeez vs WI, 2021

7 - Andre Fletcher has been dismissed for a duck in T20Is for the 7th time which remains most for a West Indies player.

Most ducks by a West Indies player in T20Is

Andre Fletcher - 7
Andre Russell - 7
Lendl Simmons - 6
Dwayne Bravo - 5
Chadwick Walton - 5

62 - Nicholas Pooran's 62* is the highest score by a wicket-keeper batsman from West Indies in T20Is.

Highest score by a West Indian wicket-keeper in T20Is

Nicholas Pooran - 62*(33) vs Pak, 2021
Andre Fletcher - 57(25) vs SL, 2015
Denesh Ramdin - 55*(31) vs NZ, 2014
Shai Hope - 55(23) vs Ban, 2018
Shai Hope - 52(46) vs Afg, 2019

80 - Pakistan has a win percentage of 80 against West Indies in T20Is which is the most for any team (Excluding No Result games)

Best win percentage against West Indies in T20Is (Excluding NR games) :

Pakistan - 80%
India - 62.5%
South Africa - 60%

4/26 - Jason Holder's 4/26 is the best bowling figure by a West Indian bowler against Pakistan in T20Is.

Best bowling figure by WI bowler against Pak in T20Is

Jason Holder - 4/26 in Guyana, 2021
Ravi Rampaul - 3/31 in Gros Islet, 2011
Carlos Brathwaite - 3/37 in Port of Spain, 2017
Shannon Gabriel - 3/44 in Kingstown, 2013

Match 38

Chennai vs Kolkata

Kolkata 32/1 (3.4)

Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat

Match 39

Bangalore vs Mumbai

26 September 2021 07:30 pm ist

Match 38

Chennai vs Kolkata

Kolkata 32/1 (3.4)

Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat

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