Pointless Statistics

These are the stats that no one else keeps, for reasons such as they are completely pointless.

Fastest 88s (as mentioned by Dennis Freedman and Cat Jones on the Can’t Bowl Can’t Throw podcast)

  1. AC Gilchrist (Australia), 49 balls, 2006 v England at Perth
  2. Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan), 50 balls, 2014 v Australia at Abu Dhabi
  3. ST Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka), 53 balls, 2001 v Bangladesh at Colombo (SSC)
  4. N Kapil Dev (India), 54 or less balls, 1982 v England at Lord’s
  5. S Chanderpaul (West Indies), 55 balls, 2005 v Australia at Georgetown

Fastest score of exactly 88: L Ronchi (New Zealand), 68 balls, 2015 v England at Leeds

Point With the First Kick Club

Not quite as illustrious as the Goal With First Kick club, but still cool. I’m putting all that I know of in, but I would love your help for this.

Super Over Records

Highest score in a Super Over

  1. 1-25, West Indies, v New Zealand, International, Auckland 2008
  2. 0-23, Victoria Bushrangers, v Chennai Super Kings, Champions League T20, Pt Elizabeth 2010
  3. 0-20, Sunrisers Hyderabad, v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL, Hyderabad 2013

Lowest score in a Super Over

  1. 0, Sussex Sharks, v Diamond Eagles, Champions League T20, Delhi 2009
  2. 0, Barbados, v Hampshire Royals, Caribbean T20, North Sound 2011
  3. 1, Sydney Sixers, v Perth Scorchers, Big Bash League, Sydney 2014

Biggest win in a Super Over (runs)

  1. 11 runs, Diamond Eagles 0-16, v Warriors 1-5, Standard Bank Pro20, Pt Elizabeth 2009
  2. 10 runs, West Indies 1-25, v New Zealand 15, International, Auckland 2008
  3. 10 runs, Melbourne Stars 19-0, v Sydney Sixers 2-9, Big Bash League, Melbourne 2015

Highest losing score in a Super Over

  1. 0-17, New Zealand, v West Indies 0-18, World T20, Kandy 2012
  2. A host on 15

Most runs by a player in Super Overs

  1. 58, Chris Gayle, West Indies/Kolkata Knight Riders/Royal Challengers Bangalore
  2. 22, Ross Taylor, New Zealand
  3. 22, David Hussey, Victorian Bushrangers
  4. 21, Cameron White, Australia/Sunrisers Hyderabad
  5. 20, Moises Henriques, New South Wales Blues/Sydney Sixers

Get the list of all players to have scored here!


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