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Shane Watson 72 - Australia vs India 16th Match ICC World T20 2012 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Shane Watson 72 - Australia vs India 16th Match ICC World T20 2012


Watch the highlights of Shane Watson 72 - Australia vs India 16th Match ICC World T20 2012 - ICC World Twenty20 International tournament Group 2 of the 16th T20I match played between India and Australia at Colombo (RPS) in 28th September 2012.

Shane Watson 72 - Australia vs India 16th Match ICC World T20 2012 Highlights
Shane Watson was in blistering form © AFP
Shane Watson and David Warner leads to Australia comfortable nine-wicket victory over India in the World Twenty20 Group 2 match.

* Australia won the match in 14.5 overs, which is the fewest overs in which a team has successfully chased a target of more than 140 in a Twenty20 internationals.

* India lost with 31 balls to spare, which is their second-worst defeat in Twenty20 internationals. Their worst loss was also against Australia, when they were beaten with 52 balls to spare in Melbourne in 2008.

* 133 : Shane Watson and David Warner set up the highest for any wicket for Australia in Twenty20 international, and the joint fifth-highest opening stand for any team.

* Shane Watson and David Warner have become the first pair to score more than 1000 partnership runs in Twenty20 internationals.

* On 15 occasions when he has batted in a run-chase, Shane Watson has scored six fifties, and averages 37.76 at a strike rate of 158.38. When batting first he averages 25.25 at a strike rate of 144.28.

* This was Shane Watson's seventh Man-of-the-Match award in Twenty20 internationals, which equals the record, which is also held by Shahid Afridi. However, while Afridi has played 53 matches, Shane Watson's played only 33.

India scored 140-7 in 20 overs with top scorer by Irfan Pathan struck 31 off 30-balls including 2-fours & a six, Suresh Raina cracked a 26 off 19-balls included four-fours, Gautam Gambhir 17, Ravinchandran Ashwin 16 not out, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni both scored 15-runs.

Australia best bowler by Shane Watson picked up 3-wickets, Pat Cummins took two-wickets and one for Mitchell Starc.

Australia chased 141-1 in 14.5 overs with top scorer by Shane Watson 72, David Warner cracked a unbeaten 63 off 41-balls including 7-fours and 3-sixes with strike rate of 153.65.

India best bowler by Yuvraj Singh took one-wicket for 16-runs in 2-overs.

Shane Watson named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round performance to blasted a 72 off 42-balls including 7-sixes and 2-fours with strike rate of 171.42 after a picking up 3-wickets for 34-runs in 4-overs.

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