T20 WC 2021: AFG vs SCO, Stats Preview – Upcoming records and approaching milestones

After thriving in the preliminary stage of the T20 World Cup 2021, Scotland find themselves in the Super 12 stage and would like to make a mark against the big boys as well. They’ll meet Afghanistan in their first assignment of this round. The encounter takes place at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Monday (October 25). The Afghan side, which was in the Super 12 stage by default, will definitely take the field as favourites. However, the Scottish side shouldn’t be underestimated.

Meanwhile, let’s look at important stats and numbers ahead of the 17th game of the T20 World Cup 2021:

10 – Matthew Cross needs 10 runs to complete 1000 T20 runs.

26 – George Munsey needs 26 runs to complete 2000 runs in international cricket.

53 – Munsey also requires 53 runs to complete 1500 runs in T20 cricket.

64 – Mohammad Shahzad needs 64 runs to become the first Afghanistan player to complete 2000 T20I runs.

5 – Rashid Khan needs five wickets to complete 100 T20I wickets.

2– Michael Leask needs 2 more wickets to complete 50 wickets in international cricket.

1– Richard Berrington needs one big hit to complete 100 sixes in international cricket.

3 – Calum MacLeod needs three hits over the fence to complete 50 sixes in international cricket.

57 – Rashid Khan is the highest wicket-taker in T20s this year, 57.

104 – Hazratullah Zazai needs 104 runs to complete 2000 runs in T20 cricket.

54 – Rahmanullah Gurbaz needs 54 runs to complete 500 runs in T20I cricket.

5 – Mohammad Nabi needs five hits over the fence to complete 250 sixes in T20 cricket.

13 – Nabi has also won most Player-of-the-match awards in T20I cricket (13).