Captain Kohli Overtakes Ganguly's Record

Published: 27th February 2014 06:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th February 2014 06:02 PM   |  A+A-


Virat Kohli feels that present field restriction rule is an advantage for batsmen only when they are playing in the sub-continent so it won’t make a huge difference in the WC.


Statistical  highlights of the Asia Cup match between India and Bangladesh:

# Virat Kohli (136 off 122 balls) has established a record for the highest individual innings by a captain at the Asia Cup, surpassing the 135 not out by Sourav Ganguly vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on May 30, 2000.      

# In his last seven innings in ODIs in Bangladesh, Kohli has posted five hundreds - three vs Bangladesh and one each vs  Sri Lanka and Pakistan. He became the first batsman to post three hundreds in India-Bangladesh ODIs.      

# Kohli is the first batsman to record five hundreds in  ODIs in Bangladesh - his tally being 868 at an average of 124.  00.      

# Mushfiqur Rahim (117 off 113 balls) has registered his  highest score against India in ODIs as well as his highest  score at the Asia Cup. The said knock is the highest by a Bangladeshi batsman against India at the Asia Cup, eclipsing the 115 by Alok Kapali at Karachi on June 28, 2008.      

# The above two centuries are the only ones for  Bangladesh vs India in ODIs - both in a losing cause.             

# Rahim's superb knock is the highest by a Bangladeshi  captain in ODIs, eclipsing the 109 off 126 balls by Mohammad Ashraful vs UAE at Lahore on June 24,2008 - both at the Asia  Cup.            

# Rahim is the first Bangladeshi skipper to record a  century vs India in ODIs. He is the first Bangladeshi captain  to score a hundred in a losing cause.      

# Shakib Al Hasan's tally of three hundreds as captain is  a record for Bangladesh in ODIs.       

# After eight ODIs in succession without a victory away  from home, India have registered a win -  India's last  overseas win was by seven wickets against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo  on August 3, 2013.

# India have won nine games and lost one out of ten ODIs  against Bangladesh at the Asia Cup - success % 90.00. Their  six-wicket triumph is India's 25th out of 40 contested at the  Asia Cup - success % 64.10 (NR 1).      

# Ten centuries have been registered by captains at the  Asia Cup. Only Shahid Afridi has recorded two as captain. Mushfiqur Rahim and Virat Kohli have provided the second  instance of rival captains scoring hundreds in the same ODI -  the first being in an ODI between England and Ireland at  Dublin on September 3, 2013 - William Porterfield (112) and  Eoin Morgan (124 not out).      

# Kohli has posted twelve hundreds in successful chases -  the second highest tally in ODIs behind Sachin Tendulkar's 14.  His record in successful chases is superb - 2837 (ave. 85.96)  in 47 innings.      

# Kohli took just 124 innings to reach 19 hundreds in  ODIs - a record for this feat, outstripping Chris Gayle's feat  of reaching the landmark in 189 innings.  # Twelve centuries have been registered in successful  chases by the Indian captains in ODIs. Sourav Ganguly holds a  record with four followed by two each from Sachin Tendulkar,  Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli and one each from Rahul Dravid  and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.      

# Kohli has received his 18th Man of the Match award in ODIs - his second against Bangladesh.             

# Ajinkya Rahane (73 off 83 balls) has posted his highest  score overseas - his second highest in ODIs behind the 91 vs  England at Mohali on October 20, 2011. His fourth fifty in  ODIs is his first against Bangladesh.      

# Kohli and Rahane were associated in a third-wicket  partnership of 213 - India's highest for any wicket at the  Asia Cup, bettering the 205 between Gautam Gambhir and Kohli  for the second wicket against Sri Lanka at Dhaka on March 13,  2012.

# The above stand is the highest for any wicket against  Bangladesh at the Asia Cup. The 213-run partnership is the  highest for any wicket in India-Bangladesh ODIs, eclipsing the  203 for the third wicket by Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli at  Dhaka on February 19, 2011.      

# Anamul Haque (77 of 106 balls) has recorded his second  highest score in ODIs behind the 120 vs West Indies at Khulna  on December 2, 2012.      

# Haque's above innings is his highest in a losing cause  and the highest by a Bangladeshi opener against India at the  Asia Cup.      

# Haque and Rahim were associated in a stand of 133 for  the third wicket - Bangladesh's highest partnership for any  wicket against India in ODIs, eclipsing the 113 for the second  wicket between Jahurul Islam and Tamim Iqbal at Dhaka on March  16, 2012.      

# The above partnership is Bangladesh's 50th century  partnership in ODIs. During the last one year, India have  conceded 22 century partnerships in ODIs - the most by any  team.      

# Varun Aaron has recorded an economy rate of 9.44 - his  worst in ODIs, eclipsing the 8.27 (6.1-0-51-1) vs New Zealand  at Hamilton on January 28, 2014. Only UAE's Khurram Khan has  conceded more runs in an innings against Bangladesh at the  Asia Cup - 10-0-78-2 at Lahore on June 24, 2008.      

# Mohammed Shami (4/50) has recorded a career-best  bowling performance in ODIs - his second instance of  four-wickets in an innings.      

# Shami became the second Indian bowler to capture four  wickets in an innings vs Bangladesh at the Asia Cup. Virender  Sehwag had claimed four for six at Dambulla on June 16, 2010.

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