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

Stakes will be incredibly high when New Zealand and Afghanistan lock horns in their respective last league-stage game of the T20 World Cup 2021. The action takes place at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday (November 7). Both teams are in the semi-final race and must give their all to emerge victoriously.

Meanwhile, let’s look at important stats and numbers ahead of the 40th game of the T20 World Cup 2021:

Head to head record: These two teams have never met in T20Is before.

1 – Daryl Mitchell needs one big hit to complete 100 sixes in T20 cricket.

62 – Daryl Mitchell also needs 62 runs to accomplish 2,500 runs in T20 cricket.

7 – Devon Conway needs 7 boundaries to complete 400 boundaries in T20 cricket.

1 – Rashid Khan needs just one scalp to become the fourth bowler to complete 400 T20 wickets.

14 – Hazratullah Zazai needs 14 runs to complete 2000 runs in T20 cricket.

1374 – Glenn Phillips has scored 1374 runs this year, third-most by any player in 2021.

30 – Tim Seifert needs 30 runs to complete 2,500 runs in T20 cricket.

1 – Mitchell Santner can complete 50 sixes in T20 cricket. He needs one hit over the fence to get the milestone.

1 – Martin Guptill (23) needs one six to become New Zealand player with the most sixes in T20 World Cups. He currently shares the record with Ross Taylor.

34 – Mohammad Shahzad needs 7 runs to complete 2000 T20I runs as wicketkeeper.

64 – Rashid Khan is the highest wicket-taker in T20s this year, 64.

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