T20 WC 2021: Day 4, Stats Review – Adair’s record, Hasaranga’s feat and other stats

Some brilliant quality of T20 cricket was on display on the fourth day of the T20 World Cup 2021. While Namibia chased down 166 against the Netherlands to open their account in the team standings, Sri Lanka comprehensively defeated Ireland by 70 to secure a place in the Super 12 stage. The Lankan side would have gained a lot of confidence from this win and it would be interesting to see how the next stage pans out for them. Meanwhile, three spots for the Super 12 are still up for grabs.

Meanwhile, here are the important stats and numbers from the 7th and 8th match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021: 

1 – Namibia recorded their maiden victory in T20 World Cup matches.

4 – Mark Adair now has 23 T20I wickets in 2021, joint-most for any bowler. Wanindu Hasaranga also has as many wickets.

4 – Adair became the fourth Ireland bowler to scalp 50 wickets in T20 internationals. George Dockrell, Kevin O’Brien, and Boyd Rankin are the other three.

2 – Adair also became the second-fastest bowler to complete 50 T20I wickets, getting the feat in 28 matches. Imran Tahir (26) is the fastest.

123 – Wanindu Hasaranga & Pathum Nissanka recorded the highest fourth-wicket partnership by a Sri Lankan pair in T20Is (123).

123 – Hasaranga & Nissanka’s stand was also the highest for the fourth wicket in T20 World Cups.

4/23 – Joshua Little recorded his best figures in T20Is, 4/23.

1 – Wanindu Hasaranga slammed his maiden half-century in T20 internationals. Overall, he scored 71 off 47 deliveries.

2 – Max O’Dowd recorded the second-highest score by a Netherlands batter in T20 World Cups (70). In 2014, Tom Cooper slammed 72 against Zimbabwe.

2 – Netherlands recorded their second-highest score in T20 World Cups, 164/4. In 2014, the Dutch side slammed 193/4 against Ireland.

1 – David Wiese slammed his maiden half-century in T20 internationals. Overall, he scored 66 off 40 deliveries.

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