T20 World Cup 2022 PowerPlay batting, bowling records: Rohit, Rahul in slowest openers list; Arshdeep, Bhuvneshwar among best bowlers

Openers such as India captain Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Aaron Finch and Babar Azam have found life difficult in the PowerPlay on Australian grounds with large and varied boundary dimensions.

While Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have struggled with the bat in the PowerPlay, left-arm seamer Arshdeep has picked up five wickets in the first-six during the Super 12s.

While Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have struggled with the bat in the PowerPlay, left-arm seamer Arshdeep has picked up five wickets in the first-six during the Super 12s. | Photo Credit: GETTY IMAGES

Openers such as India captain Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Aaron Finch and Babar Azam have found life difficult in the PowerPlay on Australian grounds with large and varied boundary dimensions.

The T20 World Cup 2022 enters its final week as India, Pakistan, England and New Zealand confirmed their semifinal spots after a pulsating round of Super 12 action in Australia.

As the action between bat and ball intensified, batting and bowling in PowerPlay emerged as a key differentiator between teams. World-class openers such as India captain Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Aaron Finch and Babar Azam have found life difficult in the PowerPlay on grounds  with large and varied boundary dimensions.

Here is a look at all the PowerPlay stats of batters in the T20 World Cup so far:

MOST RUNS IN POWERPLAY IN T20 WORLD CUP 2022

* - Stats for all players to have only played in the Super 12 stage

  • ⦿ Alex Hales (England): INN: 4, Runs: 101, Strike Rate: 157.81, 4s: 14, 6s: 3 - Total runs: 125 (31.25 AVE, 131.57 SR)
  • ⦿ Finn Allen (New Zealand): INN: 4, Runs: 91, Strike Rate: 189.58, 4s: 10, 6s: 5 - Total runs: 91
  • ⦿ Quinton de Kock (South Africa): INN: 5, Runs: 76, Strike Rate: 158.33, 4s: 12, 6s: 3 - Total runs: 124 (31.00 AVE, 161.03 SR)
  • ⦿ Najmul Shanto (Bangladesh): INN: 4, Runs: 73, Strike Rate: 108.95, 4s: 10 - Total runs: 180 (36.00 AVE, 114.64 SR)
  • ⦿ Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan): INN: 5, Runs: 72, Strike Rate: 98.63, 4s: 7, 6s: 2 - Total runs: 103 (20.60 AVE, 100.00 SR)

HIGHEST BATTING STRIKE RATE IN POWERPLAY IN T20 WORLD CUP 2022

* - Stats for all players to have only played in the Super 12 stage (minimum. 3 innings)

  • ⦿189.58 - Finn Allen (New Zealand) - Balls faced: 48
  • ⦿160.00 - Rilee Rossouw (South Africa) - Balls faced: 30
  • ⦿158.33 - Quinton de Kock (South Africa)- Balls faced: 48
  • ⦿157.81 - Alex Hales (England) - Balls faced: 64
  • ⦿138.77 - Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan)- Balls faced: 49

LOWEST BATTING STRIKE RATE IN POWERPLAY IN T20 WORLD CUP 2022 (min. 40 balls faced)

* - Stats for all players to have only played in the Super 12 stage

Teams like Australia, India and Pakistan have struggled with their openers failing to take on the bowling after settling in. India and Pakistan will move into the semifinals with lacklustre performances from their opening pairs of Rohit Sharma - KL Rahul and Babar Azam - Mohammad Rizwan respectively.

  • ⦿51.88 - Babar Azam (Pakistan) - In Powerplay: INN: 5, Runs: 23, Balls faced: 45, 4s: 3, Dismissed: 4 - Total runs: 39 (7.80 AVE, 61.90 SR)
  • ⦿81.39 - Devon Conway (New Zealand) - In Powerplay: INN: 4, Runs: 35, Balls faced: 43, 4s: 4, Dismissed: 2 - Total runs: 124 (41.33 AVE, 119.23 SR)
  • ⦿88.73 - KL Rahul (India) - In Powerplay: INN: 5, Runs: 63, Balls faced: 71, 4s: 3, 6s: 4, Dismissed: 3 - Total runs: 123 (24.60 AVE, 121.78 SR)
  • ⦿89.65 - Rohit Sharma (India) - In Powerplay: INN: 5, Runs: 52, Balls faced: 58, 4s: 3, 6s: 4 - Total runs: 123 (24.60 AVE, 121.78 SR)
  • ⦿98.63 - Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan) - In Powerplay: INN: 5, Runs: 72, Balls faced: 73, 4s: 7, 6s: 2 - Total runs: 103 (20.60 AVE, 100.00 SR)
  • ⦿100.00 - Aaron Finch (Australia) - In Powerplay: INN: 3, Runs: 45, Balls faced: 45, 4s: 3, 6s: 2, Dismissed: 1 - Total runs: 107 (53.50 AVE, 110.30 SR)

BATTERS WITH HIGHEST DOT BALLS PERCENTAGE IN POWERPLAY IN T20 WORLD CUP 2022

* - Stats for all players to have only played in the Super 12 stage

  • ⦿ 71.11 - Babar Azam (32 dot balls in 45 balls faced)
  • ⦿ 60.56 - KL Rahul (43 dot balls in 71 balls faced)
  • ⦿ 58.62 - Rohit Sharma (34 dot balls in 58 balls faced)
  • ⦿ 58.33 - Mohammad Rizwan (42 dot balls in 72 balls faced)
  • ⦿ 46.26 - Najmul Shanto (31 dot balls in 67 balls faced)

BOWLING

MOST WICKETS IN POWERPLAY IN T20 WORLD CUP 2022

* - Stats for all players to have only played in the Super 12 stage

  • ⦿ 5 - Arshdeep Singh (India) - INN: 4, Eco: 5.42, Ave: 7.60
  • ⦿ 5 - Lungi Ngidi (South Africa) - INN: 4, Eco: 7.33, Ave: 8.80
  • ⦿ 5 - Taskin Ahmed (Bangladesh) - INN: 5, Eco: 5.33, Ave: 12.80
  • ⦿ 4 - Anrich Nortje (South Africa) - INN: 5, Eco: 3.40, Ave: 4.25
  • ⦿ 4 - Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan) - INN: 5, Eco: 5.11, Ave: 11.50

BOWLERS WITH HIGHEST DOT BALL PERCENTAGE IN POWERPLAY IN T20 WORLD CUP 2022 (min. 9 overs bowled)

* - Stats for all players to have only played in the Super 12 stage

  • ⦿ 77.2% - Bhuvneshwar Kumar (51 dot balls in 66 balls bowled)
  • ⦿ 75% - Taskin Ahmed (54 dot balls in 72 balls bowled)
  • ⦿ 67.3% - Shaheen Afridi (31 dot balls in 46 balls bowled)
  • ⦿ 56.8% - Trent Boult (33 dot balls in 54 balls bowled)
  • ⦿ 55% - Naseem Shah (33 dot balls in 60 balls bowled)\
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