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THE WEEK IN NUMBERS: KHAN'S SEVEN, KOHLI'S 8,000, SANGA'S 100TH

Cricket by numbers...

100

The numbers of combined first-class (61) and List A (39) centuries Kumar Sangakkara has to his name. Sangakkara’s Headingley hundred in the One-Day Cup saw Surrey into the semi-finals and marked his 100th career ton.

0

The number of sixes England managed to hit, or not as the case may be, in their semi-final against Pakistan. England had been averaging 7.33 sixes a match in the group stage, Eoin Morgan hitting seven.

7 for 18

Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan’s best ODI figures, taken against West Indies at St Lucia. Khan caused havoc as West Indies were 149 all out, securing Afghanistan 63-run victory, he now has 63 ODI wickets at 14.74.

300

ODI matches played by Yuvraj Singh. He was not required at No.4 as Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli cruised to the target of 265 set by Bangladesh, but it did mark his 300th appearance, moving one place ahead of Brian Lara (299) on the all-time list. 

224

Bangladesh’s highest ever ODI partnership.

Tamim Iqbal was back in the shed without scoring and The Tigers were 33 for 4 against New Zealand when Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah met in the middle. Shakib was bowled on 114, Mahmudullah was unbeaten on 102 as Bangladesh secured a five-wicket victory.

 

834

Runs scored between Somerset and Nottinghamshire in their One-Day Cup match. Notts, led by Brendan Taylor’s 154 posted an imposing 429-9.

In reply Somerset were ahead of the rate at times with Johann Myburgh (44), Dean Elgar (91) and Peter Trego (66) all scoring quickly. But the Taunton club fell 24 runs short.

175

The number of innings it took Virat Kohli to reach 8,000 ODI runs.

Kohli became the fastest to reach the landmark surpassing AB de Villiers (182).