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  • First ODI – West Indies vs Pakistan

    Hammad Azam, Junaid Khan and Mohammad Salman made their one day debut for Pakistan in this game. They became the 180th, 181st and 182nd cricketers to represent Pakistan one day games. They also became the 42nd, 43rd and 44th Pakistan cricketers to make their one day debut against West Indies.

    Mohammad Salman became the 16th wicket keeper batsman to make one day debut for Pakistan and fifth wicket keeper batsman to make his one day debut against West Indies. The other four are – Taslim Arif at Karachi on 21.11.80: Ashraf Ali at Sialkot on 05.12.80: Zulqarnain at Rawalpindi on 04.12.85 and Moin Khan at Multan on 13.11.90. Mohamad Salman became the first Pakistan wicket keeper batsman to make his one day debut against West Indies in West Indies.

    MN Samuels has returned to one day game after a gap of three years and seven days. He last played for West Indies against Sri Lanka at Gros Islet on 15.04.08. He served the ban of two years imposed by ICC for match fixing allegations in 2008 in

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  • IPL 2011 : Match No 26 : Delhi Daredevils vs Kings XI Punjab

    This game represents the 200th match in IPL. The break up edition wise – First Edition {59}: Second Edition {59} Third Edition {60} and Fourth Edition {26} totals to 204. There were four abandoned matches – one in 2008, two in 2009 and one in 2011. Subtracting these four games from the total of 204 matches, this match is the 200th match in IPL.

    DA Warner and V Sehwag scored 77 runs each in this game providing the 12th occasion of both the openers scoring fifties in IPL.

    V Sehwag's 77 represents the 51st occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in IPL and the seventh such occasion in IPL 2011. Break up season wise – 2008 {16} : 2009 {12} : 2010 {16} and 2011 {07}.

    DA Warner and V Sehwag scored 77 runs each in this game providing the 36th and 37th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011. These two knocks provide the fourth and fifth occasion of Delhi batsman scoring fifties in IPL 2011.

    DA Warner's 77 in this game represent his third fifty in IPL 2011. The other two occasions are

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  • IPL 2011: Match No 25: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings

    SK Raina and S Badrinath became the most capped IPL cricketers. They were playing their 51st IPL game.

    RG Sharma became the fifth cricketer to play 50 plus IPL games. This game was his 50th game. Others are – SK Raina {51} : S Badrinath {51} : AC Gilchrist {50} and V Kohli {50}.

    RG Sharma celebrated his 50th appearance in IPL by registering a fifty – 87 – in this game. His 87 in this game represents his ninth fifty in IPL. He became the seventh  
    batsman to score nine or more fifties in IPL. Others are – JH Kallis {13} : SR Tendulkar {10} : SK Raina {10} : SE Marsh {09} : G Gambhir {09} and AC Gilchrist {09}.
     

    RG Sharma took his IPL aggregate to 1304 with his 87 in this game. He became the fifth batsman in IPL to total 1300 plus runs. Others are – SK Raina {1492}: SR Tendulkar {1411}: JH Kallis {1365} and AC Gilchrist {1329}.

    RG Sharma scored five boundary sixes in this game to take his IPL boundary sixes to 57. He is one among the five batsman to score 50 plus sixes in IPL. Others are

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  • IPL 2011 : Match No 24 : Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

    JH Kallis extended his IPL run aggregate from 1325 to 1365 with his 40 in this game. He stands third in the list of most run getters in IPL. SK Raina {1487} and SR Tendulkar
    {1406} occupy the first two places.

    JH Kallis scored four boundary fours in this game which gave him an aggregate of 152 boundary fours in IPL. He became the third batsman in IPL to score 150 plus boundary fours. Others are – SR Tendulkar {175} and G Gambhir {156}

    G Gambhir's six boundary fours gave him an aggregate of 156 boundary fours at the end of this game. He hit six boundary fours in this game. He is one of three batsman who have scored 150 plus boundary fours in IPL - SR Tendulkar {175} : G Gambhir {156} and JH Kallis {152}.

    YK Pathan took his aggregate of boundary sixes to 68 with his three sixes in this game. He now stands second in the list of batsmen who have scored most sixes in IPL. AC
    Gilchrist occupies the first place with 68 boundary sixes.

    YK Pathan is one of the three batsmen who have scored 60

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  • T20I – West Indies vs Pakistan at Gros Islet

    This match represents the 199th T20I game in the history of T20 Internationals. This game was Pakistan's 46th T20I game and Pakistan holds the record of playing most T20Is. Australia {41} and New Zealand {43} are the other two teams to have played more than 40 games in the history of T20 Internationals.

    Pakistan has played 46 games of which it has won 27 games, lost 18 games and one game has ended in a tie, while West Indies played 29 games of which it has won 12 games, lost 15 games and tied two games.

    West Indies and Pakistan have met each other in a T20I game for the first occasion and West Indies romped home victorious by seven runs.

    Pakistan capped Mohammad Salman and Junaid Khan for this game. They became the 40th and 41st cricketers to represent Pakistan in T20 games. They also became the first and second Pakistan cricketers to make their debut in T20Is against West Indies.

    CD Barnwell, D Bishoo, DP Hyatt, AR Nurse and AD Russel made their T20I debut in this game for West

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  • IPL 2011: Match No 23: Kings Eleven Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals

    This game was AC Gilchrist's 50th IPL game. He became the third batsman to play 50 plus IPL games. Others are – SK Raina {50} and S Badrinath {50}.

    SE Marsh's 71 in this game represent his ninth IPL fifty. He became the sixth batsman in IPL to score nine or more fifties. Others are – JH Kallis {13} : SR Tendulkar {10} : SK Raina {10} : G Gambhir {09} and AC Gilchrist {09}.

    SE Marsh's 71 in this game represent his 15th fifty in T20 games. He became the 16th batsman in T20 games to score 15 or more fifties. The complete list read thus – BJ Hodge {25} : JH Kallis {20} : HH Gibbs {19} : DJ Hussey {19} : DA Warner {18} : BB McCullum {18} : HD Ackerman {17} : SK Raina {16} : G Gambhir {16} : KC Sangakkara {16} : ME Trescothick {15} : M van Jaarsveld {15} : JP Duminy {15} : DPMD Jayawardene {15} : LRPL Taylor {15} and SE Marsh {15}.

    SK Warne became the third bowler in IPL to capture 50 wickets. His 50th wicket was PC Valthaty whom he had caught by SW Tait for 46 in this game. Other bowlers to

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  • IPL Match 22: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kochi Tuskers Kerala

    - Kochi won this game by six runs providing the 20th occasion of a team winning the game by a single digit margin in IPL. This is the fifth occasion of a team winning an IPL game by six runs margin.

     

    - BB McCullum's two boundary fours gave him an aggregate of 294 boundary fours in T20 games. He now stands second in the list of batsman who have scored most boundary fours in T20 games. BJ Hodge stands first in the list with 377 boundary fours.

     

    - DPMD Jayawardene's five boundary fours in this game gave him an aggregate of 252 boundary fours in T20 games. Others are - BJ Hodge {377}: BB McCullum {294}: GC Smith {279}: DA Warner {279}: HH Gibbs {264}: KC Sangakkara {262} and MJ Lumb {260}.

     

    - BB McCullum with his lone six in this game took his total number of sixes in IPL to 8, RA Jadeja's three sixes in this game gave him to eleven which is a record for most sixes in IPL 2011. He went past BB McCullum and AB de Villers who have scored eight sixes each.

     

    - RP Singh with his two wickets

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  • IPL Match 21: Mumbai Indians vs Pune Warriors

    - Mumbai won this game by the last ball of the match to provide the seventh such occasion in IPL. The other six are - Chennai won by four wickets vs Delhi at Delhi on 08.05.08: Jaipur won by five wickets vs Mumbai at Jaipur on 26.05.08: Jaipur won by three wickets vs Chennai at Mumbai on 01.06.08: Mohali won by six wickets vs Kolkata at Port Elizabeth on 03.05.00: Hyderabad won by six wickets vs Kolkata at Johannesburg on 16.05.00 and Kolkata won by seven wickets vs Chennai at Centurion on 18.05.00.

     

    - SR Tendulkar's IPL run aggregate at the end of this game read 1406. He became the second batsman in IPL to score 1400 plus runs. SK Raina is the other batsman with 1487 runs to his credit.

     

    - SR Tendulkar became the first captain to total 1400 plus runs in IPL. His aggregate at the end of this game stood at 1406. His 175 boundary fours is a record for most fours by a captain in IPL.

     

    - SR Tendulkar's boundary fours aggregate in IPL at the end of this game stood at 175. He became the

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  • IPL Match 20: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals

    - This is the fourth game in IPL to be abandoned without a ball being bowled.

     

    - The other three games are -  Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders ;layed at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on 22 May 2008 : Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals played at Kingsmead, Durban  on 21 April 2009 and Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders played at Newlands, Cape Town  on 25 April 2009.

  • IPL Match 19: Delhi Daredevils vs Deccan Chargers

    - Deccan Chargers has played most IPL games at the end of this game - 51. Other teams to play 50 plus games are Chennai {50} and Bangalore {50}.

     

    - S Sohal's 62 in this game provide the 30th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011. It also represents the 17th occasion of an opening batsman and 13th occasion of a batsman batting at number one scoring a fifty in IPL 2011.

     

    - S Sohal became the second Hyderabad batsman to score a fifty in IPL 2011 after B Chipli. B Chipli had scored 61 against Bangalore at Hyd-RGS on 14.04.11.

     

    - CL White's T20 run aggregate at the end of this game stood at 1991. He needs nine more runs for his 2000 T20 runs.

     

    - With a lone six in this game CL White took his aggregate of T20 sixes to 103. He is one of the eleven batsmen who have scored 100 plus sixes in T20 games. The complete list read thus - LRPL Taylor {162}: DJ Hussey {149}: KA Pollard {124}: BB McCullum {123}: JA Morkel {120}: DA Warner {107}: SB Styris {105}: CL White {103}: OA Shah

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