CHAKDE INDIA!!!! The Inaugral 20-20 World Cup Stats

Inaugral world cup winners - Jubiliant Team India after the victory over Pakistan
September 24, 2007 11:06pm CST
All kudos to TEAM INDIA for winning the Inaugral 20-20 WC and for doing it in style. What a thriller it was. Misbah-Ul-Haq tried his best but it wasn't enough in the end. All right then, here are some of the records set by the players during this world cup. Since this is the first worldcup there are a lots of 'firsts' along with records which can be broken or equalled in the coming years. Please correct me if i am wrong or if i missed anything. Ok, here we go: First:- 1. Match - WI vs SA (SA winning a cliffhanger) 2. Toss - WI (Ramnaresh Sarwan) vs SA 3. Ball - Shaun Pollock (SA) vs WI 4. Strike - Chris Gayle (WI) vs SA 5. Four/Six - Chris Gayle (WI) vs SA 6. Wicket - Vernon Philander (SA) of Devon Smith (WI) 7. 50/100 - Chris Gayle (WI) vs SA 8. Man Of the Match - Chris Gayle (WI) vs SA 9. Man of the Tournament - Shahid Afridi (PAK) 10.Tie/Bowl Out - IND vs PAK (India winning 3-0)(Sehwag, Harbhajan,Uthappa) 11.Hattrick - Brett Lee (AUS) vs BAN 12.Full Monty - Yuvraj Singh (IND) vs ENG Batting:- 13.Highest Individual score - Chris Gayle (WI) 117 off 56 vs SA 14.Highest Team score - Sri Lanka 260/5 vs KEN 15.Highest Run getter - Matthew Hayden (AUS) 265 in 6 matches 16.Highest 50s/100s - Matthew Hayden (AUS) 4 50s in 6 matches 17.Highest 6s and 4s - Hayden (AUS) 32 fours, McMillan (NZ) 13 6s 18.Number of sixes in an innings - Chris Gayle (WI) 10 vs SA Bowling:- 19.Best figures - Mark Gillespie (NZ) 4/7 vs KEN 20.Worst figures - Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) 0/64 vs PAK 21.Highest wicket taker - Umar Gul (PAK) 13 in 7 matches Fielding:- 22.Most catches - AB DeVillers (SA) 6 in 4 matches Misc:- 23.Fastest Half century - Yuvraj Singh (IND) off 12 balls vs ENG 24.Fastest Century - Chris Gayle (WI) vs SA 25.Longest Six - Yuvraj Singh (IND) 119mts vs AUS
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• India
25 Sep 07
The final was a real heartstopper !!!! i thought Misbah had gone for a six or at least a four but in the end it was a brilliant field placement by dhoni that Srisanth took the catch and what a catch that was ....just cant express the joy ...