CT 2017: Records that were created and broken during the tournament

CT 2017: Records that were created and broken during the tournament

Here we look at all the records which were created and broken during the tournament

Pakistan’s players celebrate their victory over India.
(Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

After 7 Champions Trophy editions and losing all 3 times they qualified to semis, Pakistan not only made it to the final for the first time but also ensured that they finished with the title by beating their arch-rivals India in the final by a grand margin. The tournament was a mixture of big scores and below par totals which resulted in quite a few new records being created and a few old ones getting broken.

Here we look at all the records which were created and broken during the tournament.

3 – This was the 3rd time India made to finals of the Champions Trophy; the joint most times by any team. West Indies have also featured in 3 CT finals.

3Yuvraj Singh became the 3rd player to feature in 3 Champions Trophy finals after Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Brian Lara.

4 – Number of consecutive fifty-plus scores Kane Williamson has recorded in Champions Trophy since his last outing in CT 2013. He scored 3 in 3 in this edition to become the first player in CT to hit 4 fifty-plus scores in a row.

6 – Number of sixes Hardik Pandya hit in the final; the most by anyone in Champions Trophy final and joint 2nd most for anyone in a CT game.

6/52 – Josh Hazlewood’s bowling figures vs New Zealand. This is only the 2nd 6-wicket haul in Champions Trophy so far and the first 5-fer for anyone on their CT debut.

7 – Innings Shikhar Dhawan needed to complete 500 runs in the Champions Trophy. He became the fastest to reach the milestone. Sourav Ganguly took 8 innings.

13 – Wickets Hasan Ali picked in the 2017 Champions Trophy; the joint-most by any bowler in a single edition of CT. Jerome Taylor also took 13 wickets in 2006 edition.

15 – Number of players used by Sri Lanka and Pakistan in the 2017 CT; the joint most by any team in a single edition of CT.

15 – Number of sixes hit in this Champions Trophy final; the most in any CT game so far. Previous most was 14 sixes in the New Zealand vs USA game in 2004.

18y 257d – Shadab Khan became the youngest player to feature in a Champions Trophy final. Previous youngest was Yuvraj Singh, who played the 2000 CT final aged 18y 308d.

69.23 – Percentage of matches won by chasing sides in this tournament; the highest in a Champions Trophy and any ICC ODI event. 9 out of the 13 completed games were won by chasing sides. In 2009 CT, chasing sides won 9 out of 14 completed games.

75* – Partnership stand between Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Amir vs Sri Lanka is the highest partnership for the 8th wicket in the Champions Trophy. The previous highest was 70 by Mitchell Johnson and Brett Lee pair in 2009 vs West Indies.

166 – Partnership stand for the 3rd wicket between Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim against England; the highest 3rd wicket partnership in the Champions Trophy. The previous highest was 165 by Upul Tharanga and Kumar Sangakkara pair against Zimbabwe in 2006.

224 – The 224-run stand between Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah against New Zealand is the highest 5th wicket partnership and the 2nd highest for any wicket in the Champions Trophy. Previous highest for 5th wicket was 137 by Runako Morton and Brian Lara in 2006 vs Australia.