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ICC Cricket World T20 2007 – In Numbers

Max Glayn

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As part of the countdown to the ICC World Twenty20 2016 in India, we look back at numbers from previous editions. Here’s 2007.

Matches: 27

Runs Scored: 7,881 runs

Wickets Taken: 349

Highest Run Scorers:

Matthew Hayden (Australia)- 265 runs in six matches
Gautam Gambhir (India)- 227 runs in seven matches
Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan) – 218 runs in seven matches
Shoaib Malik (Pakistan) – 195 runs in seven matches
Kevin Pietersen (England)- 178 runs in five matches

Highest Wicket Takers:
Umar Gul (Pakistan) – 13 wickets in seven matches
Stuart Clarke (Australia)- 12 wickets in six matches
RP Singh (India) – 12 wickets in seven matches
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) – 12 wickets in seven matches
Daniel Vettori (New Zealand) – 11 wickets in six matches

Highest Scores:
Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 117 off 57 balls against South Africa in Johannesburg
Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa) – 90* off 55 balls against West Indies in Johannesburg
Justin Kemp (South Africa) – 89* off 56 balls against New Zealand in Durban
Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) – 88 off 44 balls against Kenya in Johannesburg
Kevin Pietersen (England) – 79 off 37 balls against Zimbabwe in Cape Town

Most Sixes:
Craig McMillan (New Zealand) - 13
Yuvraj Singh (India) -12

Best Bowling Figures:
Mark Gillespie (New Zealand) – 4 for 7 against Kenya in Durban
RP Singh (India) – 4 for 13 against South Africa in Durban
Morne Morkel (South Africa) – 4 for 17 against New Zealand in Durban
Mohammad Asif (Pakistan) – 4 for 18 against India in Durban
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) – 4 for 19 against Scotland in Durban

Greatest moments:
Chris Gayle 117 in WT20 opener
India win bowl-out v Pakistan
Yuvraj's six sixes

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