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  • Wellington Test: New Zealand vs Pakistan

    - This Test witnessed 12 fifties providing the 34th occasion of a Test producing 12 or more fifties in the annals of Test cricket. It is the second such occasion in a Test match between New Zealand and Pakistan, the first such occasion was witnessed in the Test at Napier in Dec 2009.

     

    - Adnan Akmal effected six dismissals in the first innings {all caught} providing the 25th occasion of a wicket keeper effecting six or more dismissals in an innings. He is the third Pakistan wicket keeper to effect six or more dismissasl in an innings. Others are - Seven dismissals {all caught} by Wasim Bari vs New Zealand at Auckland in Feb 1979: six dismissals {all caught} by Rashid Latif vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo in Mar 1998.

     

    - Six New Zealand batsmen scored fifties in this Test which swelled the number of fifties scored by New Zealand batsmen against Pakistan to 129.

     

    - Six New Zealand batsmen scored fifties in this Test providing the first occasion of New Zealand batsman scoring six fifties in New

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  • Hobart ODI: Australia vs England

    - CL White and SE Marsh added 100 runs for the fifth wicket in this game providing the 299th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against various oppositions. This stand represents the 30th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket against various oppositions.

     

    - CL White and SE Marsh added 100 runs for the fifth wicket in this game providing the 46th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against England and the sixth occasion of a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket against England. The other five occasions are - 113 runs between MG Bevan and AC Gilchrist at The Oval on 24.05.77 : 100* runs between JP Maher and DR Martyn at Hobart on 11.01.03 : 105 runs between MJ Clarke and MEK Hussey at Bristol on 19.06.05 : 101 runs between MEK Hussey and A Symonds at Birmingham on 28.06.05 and 107 runs between MEK Hussey and SE Marsh at Lord's on 03.07.10.

     

    - SE Marsh scored 110 in

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  • 3rd ODI – India vs South Africa

    South Africa vs India - Third one day at Cape Town on 18.01.11 : India won by two wickets and lead the five match series by 2-1

    South Africa capped Faf de Plessis for this game. He became the 98th cricketer to represent South Africa in one day games. He is the 22nd South African cricketer to make debut against India in one day games.

    Faf de Plessis scored 60 in this game to become the 85th batsman to score a fifty and 79th batsman to score a half century on debut in one day games. He became the fourth South African batsman to perform the feat. Others are - 66* by SM Pollock vs England at Cape Town on 09.01.96: 51 by GH Bodi vs Zimbabwe at Bulwayo on 22.08.07 and 124 by CA Ingram vs Zimbabwe at Bloemfontien on 15.10.10

    Faf de Plessis scored 60 in this game to become the first South African batsman to score a half century on debut against India. The previous best was 43 by AP Kuiper at Kolkata on 10.11.91

    Faf de Plessis with his 60 in this game became the eleventh batsman to score a

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  • 2nd ODI at Johannesburg: India vs South Africa

    South Africa vs India - First one day game at Durban on 15.01.11 : India won by one run

    SR Tendulkar was playing his 444rd match and is on par with ST Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka who also has played 444 one day games and share the record for most capped player in one day games.

    SR Tendulkar was playing his 433rd one day innings and holds the record for a batsman to play most one day innings. He wrested the record from ST Jayasuriya who has played 432 innings.

    India won this game by one run providing the 25th occasion of a team winning a one day game by one run in the the history of one day internationals. India's win represent its fourth win by one run margin. The other three are - vs New Zealand at Wellington on 06.03.90 : vs Sri Lanka at Col-RPS on 25.07.93 : vs South Africa at Jaipur on 21.02.10

    South Africa's defeat in this game by one run provides its third defeat by one wicket margin in one day games. The other two are - against Australia at Bloemfontein on 08.04.94 and against

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  • 1st ODI at Melbourne: Australia vs England

    Australia vs England: First one day at Melbourne on 16.01.11: Australia won by six wickets

     

    AJ Strauss scored 63 in this game to provide the 50th occasion of an England opening batsman scoring a fifty against Australia in one day games.

     

    AJ Strauss scored 63 in this game to provide the 11th occasion of an England captain-opening batsman scoring a fifty against Australia in one day games.

     

    AJ Strauss scored 63 in this game to provide the 16th occasion of an England captain scoring a fifty against Australia in one day games.

     

    AJ Strauss scored 63 in this game to provide the 94th occasion of an England captain scoring a fifty against various oppositions in one day games.

     

    AJ Strauss {63} and KP Pietersen (78} scored fifties for England in this game which took to number of fifties scored by England batsmen against Australia to 116.

     

    AJ Strauss's 63 in this game represent his seventh fifty against England. He became the second England batsman to score seven or more fifties against

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  • World Cup statistics in a nutshell

    - The following teams have won the World Cups - 1975 - West Indies : 1979 - West Indies : 1983 - India : 1987-88 : Australia : 1991-92 - Pakistan : 1995-96 - Sri Lanka : 1999 - Australia : 2002-03 - Australia : 2006-07 - Australia.

     

    - Australia has won the Cup on four occasions and thrice in a row. They are the present holders of the World Cup.

     

    - Australia is the only team to win 50 plus games in the World Cup. It has played 69 games out of which it has 51 games, lost 17 games and tied one.

     

    - India's 413 for 5 against Bermuda at Port of Spain on 19.03.07 is the highest total registered in the World Cup. Apart from this, there are two more occasions of team posting a total in excess of 375 runs - 398 for 5 by Sri Lanka vs Kenya at Kandy on 06.03.96 and 377 for 6 by Australia vs South Africa at Basseterre on 24.03.07.

     

    - Canada's 36 against Sri Lanka at Paarl on 19.02.03 is the lowest total in a completed innings in the World Cup. Apart from this there are two occasions of teams

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  • Second T20 at Melbourne: Australia vs England

    - CL White was dismissed without scoring in this game providing the 24th occasion of a captain scoring a duck in the history of T20I. He became the second Australian captain to suffer the ignominy and his duck provide the third occasion of an Australian captain scoring zero in a T20I. RT Ponting was the other captain to collect two ducks - vs England at Southampton on 13.06.05 and vs West Indies at The Oval on 06.06.09.

     

    - CL White became the second Australian captain to score duck against England, after RT Ponting who had collected a duck at Southampton on 13.06.05.

     

    - CL White became the fourth captain to collect a duck against England in T20I. Others are - RT Ponting of Australia at Southampton on 13.06.05: DPMD Jayawardene of Sri Lanka at Southampton on 15.06.05 and Shahid Afridi of Pakistan at Bridgetown on 06.05.10.

     

    - CL White's duck provide the 311th occasion of a batsman scoring duck in the history of T20I games. His duck provide the 25th occasion of an Australian batsman

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  • First T20 at Adelaide – Australia vs England

    - Australia was led by CL White in this game providing the 53rd occasion of a captain leading a team in T20Is. He became the fifth captain to lead Australia in T20Is. CL White became the 18th captain to lead a team against England in T20Is.

     

    - England won this game on the last ball of the match providing the fourth occasion of a team winning a T20I on the last ball of the match. The other three occasions are - New Zealand won by five wickets against India at Wellington on 27.02.09 : Netherlands won by four wickets against England at Lord's on 05.06.09 and Sri Lanka won by five wickets at Gros Islet on 11.05.10.

     

    - However England's win in this game provide a team winning a game on the last ball of the match by least number of wickets margin.

     

    - England's victory by one wicket in this game represents not only the first win by a margin of one wicket but also represents the first win by a margin of one wicket on the last ball of the match in the history of T20 Internationals.

     

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  • 1st ODI in Durban – South Africa vs India

    - South African innings contained three fifties - HM Amla {50} : AB de Villiers {76} and JP Duminy {73} - providing the fifth occasion of three or more South African batsman scoring fifties in an innings against India. The other four occasions are witnessed at -  New Delhi on 14.11.91 - KC Wessels {90} : PN Kirsten {86} and AP Kuiper {63} : at Bloemfontein on 23.01.97 - G Kirsten {73} : DJ Cullinan {51} and JN Rhodes {57} : at Nagpur on 19.03.00 - HH Gibbs {74} : MV Boucher {68} and L Kluesner {75} and at Ahmedabad on 27.02.10 - LL Bosman {68} : HM Amla {87} : JH Kallis {104*} and AB de Villiers {102*}.

     

    - HM Amla {50} : AB de Villiers {76} and JP Duminy {73} scored fifties in this game which swelled the number of fifties scored by South African batsman against India to 82.

     

    - HM Amla's 50 in this game provide the 35th occasion of South African opening batsman scoring a fifty against India.

     

    - AB de Villiers's 76 in this game provide the fourth occasion of a South African wicket

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  • Hamilton Test: New Zealand vs Pakistan

    New Zealand vs Pakistan - First
    test at Hamilton in Jan 2011: Pakistan won by ten wickets

     

    New Zealand capped RA Young for
    this test. He became the 249th cricketer to represent New Zealand in
    tests. He became the 31st New Zealand cricketer to be baptized against
    Pakistan.  He is the 20th New
    Zealand wicket keeper batsman to represent New Zealand in tests.

     

    New Zealand innings contained
    four fifties - BB McCullum {56}: MJ Guptill {50}: KS Williamson {50} and TG
    Southee {56} - providing the 32nd occasion of four or more New
    Zealand batsman scoring fifties in an innings. It also provides the seventh
    such occasion against Pakistan.

     

    DL Vettori scored a duck in this
    test to provide the 41st occasion of New Zealand captain scoring
    zero in a test innings against various opposition and the ninth such occasion
    against Pakistan.

     

    DL Vettori's duck in this test
    provide the 147th occasion of a New Zealand batsman scoring a duck
    against Pakistan.

     

    DL Vettori's duck in this test
    represents

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