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ICC T20 WC 2021 Records – Mujeeb third spinner with fifer in Men’s T20 WCs after Mendis, Herath

Afghanistan pummelled Scotland by a huge margin of 130 runs on Monday following which South Africa overcame title-holder West Indies by 8 wickets on Tuesday. Later in the day, Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 5 wickets.

Mujeeb's five-wicket haul against Scotland proved to be crucial. (©ICC/GettyImages)

Here’s a look at the major records set/broken in the last three games of the Super 12 round:


Scotland vs Afghanistan at Sharjah Cricket Stadium

1 - Afghanistan defeated Scotland by 130 runs, which is the biggest win for Afghanistan in terms of margin of runs. They surpassed their previous record of the biggest win in terms of margin of runs, which was against Kenya by 106 runs at Sharjah in 2013.


1 - Mujeeb Ur Rahman bagged five wickets against Scotland by conceding only 20 runs, which is his first five-wicket haul in T20I cricket.


3 - Mujeeb Ur Rahman is only the third spinner to take a five-wicket haul in Men’s T20 World Cups after Ajantha Mendis against Zimbabwe in 2012 and Rangana Herath against New Zealand in 2014.


1 - Mujeeb Ur Rahman became only the eighth bowler to take a five-wicket haul in Men’s T20 World Cups.


1 - Mujeeb Ur Rahman became the first player to take a five-wicket haul in a World Cup (ODI/T20I) match for Afghanistan.


190 - is now Afghanistan's highest T20 World Cup total. Their previous highest was 186/6 against Zimbabwe in 2016.


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South Africa vs West Indies at Dubai International Cricket Stadium

1 - Aiden Markram struck a match-winning fifty against West Indies in just 25 balls, which is the fastest fifty in this edition of the T20 World Cup.

Tim Southee becomes first-ever bowler for New Zealand to take 100+ wickets in all three formats
Southee becomes first-ever bowler for NZ to take 100+ wickets in all three formats (©Getty Images)

New Zealand vs Pakistan at Sharjah Cricket Stadium

100 - Tim Southee became the first New Zealand player to reach 100 T20I wickets.


3 - Tim Southee became the third bowler to take 100-plus wickets in T20Is after Shakib Al Hasan and Lasith Malinga.


300 - Tim Southee became the first-ever pace bowler to bowl 300 overs in men's T20Is. With this, he overtook Lasith Malinga who bowled 299.5 overs in his T20I career.


1 - Tim Southee became the first-ever bowler to take 100+ wickets for New Zealand in all three formats of international cricket. He bagged 314 wickets in Test cricket, 190 wickets in ODI cricket and 100 wickets in T20I cricket.


1000 - Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan became the first Pakistan pair to add 1000 or more runs in T20I cricket. Closest to this record is pair of Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal who added 797 runs between them in T20I cricket.


22/4 - Figures registered by Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf against New Zealand are the second-best bowling figures for Pakistan against New Zealand in T20 World Cup. Former Pakistan pacer Umar Gul recorded best-ever figures of 6/5 against New Zealand in T20 World Cup in 2009 at Kennington Oval.


13 - Pakistan have won each of their last 13 T20Is that they have played in UAE.


2 - Shoaib Malik has remained unbeaten 11 times in T20 World Cup, which is joint-highest along with former India skipper MS Dhoni who also remained unbeaten 11 times in T20 World Cups.


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