Hope you have read Part 1.
We continue our study of the T20I performances in the calendar year 2021, counting only the matches between teams which had Test or ODI status in the past.
Most wickets (15 or more):
Newcomer Hasaranga de Silva and T Shamsi have the most wickets (36), followed by Mustafizur (28). No one from India has taken 15 or more wickets.
There are 5 instances of 5wi and 8 instances of 4+wi.
Best innings bowling (includes all instances of 5wi and more):
The lesser-known JN Frylinck has the best figures. Next is AC Agar, who is better known for his 98 at No 11 on Test debut.
Also note the startling figures of 4 for 2 by AU Rashid.
No one from India is in this list.
Bowling averages (minimum 500 balls bowled):
Only one bowler reaches this cutoff. Hasaranga has bowled a few overs less but has a better average of 11.63 (see the first table above).
Most dismissals (10 or more):
The most dismissals are 24 by M Rizwan and 21 by MS Wade. The most catches by a fielder is 17 by Babar Azam. However, the most stumpings are 5 by JS Buttler. Rizwan’s 24 dismissals include 22 as keeper and 2 as fielder.
The most catches by an Indian player are 11 by SA Yadav.
Most dismissals in an innings (4 or more):
From the lesser teams. Erasmus’s 4 catches were as a fielder.
Best dismissal rate (Minimum 20 innings, 0.500)
Led by MS Wade, while Fakhar Zaman has the best by a fielder.
All-round match performance (30 runs and 3 wickets):
2 of the 4 performances are by Shakib Al Hasan, although MR Marsh’s performance is the best followed by Shakib’s against PNG. MR Marsh was also Man of the Match in the T20I Cup final with 77*