England vs Pakistan, 2020: 3rd T20I – Haider Ali’s T20I debut, Hafeez’s record knock and more stats
Here are all the statistical highlights from Pakistan’s close win against England in Manchester.
Updated - Sep 2, 2020 10:28 am
Pakistan signed off their England tour with a 5-run win in the final T20I at Old Trafford to level the 3-match T20I series. Debutant Haider Ali (54 off 33) and Mohammad Hafeez (86* off 52) shared a 100-run stand for the 3rd wicket in only 61 balls to guide Pakistan to 190/4 in the 20 overs. Pakistan came up with a much better bowling performance and had the hosts 69/4 in the 8th over. Later, Moeen Ali turned the things around with a 33-ball 61 but his dismissal pulled the last string of England’s chase.
Here are all the statistical highlights from Pakistan’s close win against England in Manchester:
End of England’s streak:
5 – This drawn series brought an end to England’s streak of five consecutive series wins in the T20I format. The last instance of England failing to win a T20I series was the defeat against India at home in 2018 by 1-2 margin.
Hafeez only behind Kohli:
4 – Number of player of the match awards for Mohammad Hafeez in the T20I format; the joint 2nd most by any player in Men’s T20I cricket. Virat Kohli leads the list with six series awards while Babar Azam also has four series awards in T20Is.
10 – Mohammad Hafeez has won as many as ten player of the match awards in T20I cricket; the 2nd most for a Pakistan player in T20Is behind Shahid Afridi’s 11. Overall, Hafeez is now one of the five players to win ten or more player of the match awards in Men’s T20I cricket.
Haider stars with a bang:
1 – Haider Ali became the first player to score a fifty on T20I debut for Pakistan. The previous highest score on T20I debut for Pakistan was 47 by Umar Amin during the 2013 Kingstown T20I against West Indies.
19y 335d – Haider Ali is also the first teenager to score a fifty on England soil in Men’s T20I cricket. The previous youngest was Umar Akmal who scored 64 in the 2010 Birmingham T20I against Australia at the age of 20 years and 40 days.
Hafeez gets better with age:
1 – Mohammad Hafeez became the first Pakistan player to score a hat-trick of 50+ scores on two different occasions in T20I cricket. Hafeez had fifties in three successive T20I innings during the 2012-13 season.
Virat Kohli (3), Martin Guptill (3) and Chris Gayle (2) are the other players to have two streaks of three or more 50+ scores in Men’s T20I cricket. At the age of 39, Hafeez is also the oldest player to score 50+ runs in three or more successive T20I innings.
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39y 320d – Mohammad Hafeez was 39 years and 320 days old on Tuesday where he recorded his joint-highest T20I score of 86*. Only one player in T20I history was older than Hafeez while scoring 75+ runs in an innings. Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya was 39 years and 345 days old when he smashed 81 in the 2009 WT20.
6 – Mohammad Hafeez’s six maximums during his unbeaten 86-run knock are the joint-most sixes hit by a Pakistan player in a T20I. Ahmed Shehzad also struck six sixes during his unbeaten 98 against Zimbabwe in the 2013 Harare T20I.
Malan’s T20I streak comes to an end:
12 – The seven runs by Dawid Malan on Tuesday brought an end to his 12-match streak of double-digit scores from the debut in the T20I format.