Multistats March 30, 2011

What does Mohali look like from outer-space?



India's batting average against spin in matches against Test opposition in this World Cup. They have also tonked the tweakers to Thwacksville at 6.2 runs per over. Both figures are by far the best of the tournament.

However, Pakistan's multi-prong spin squadron have taken their wickets against Test nations at an average of 21, and conceded a tight-fisted 3.9 per over - which are also both tournament bests.

Roll on Wednesday.

Also: The distance, in millions of miles, from Earth to the furthest point at which the pre-Mohali-semi-final hype can be seen with the naked eye.

Also: The number of times since Friday that AB de Villiers has turned to Faf du Plessis and said: "Er, Faf, erm, what, er, what exactly were you… oh… never mind."

Andy Zaltzman is a stand-up comedian, a regular on the BBC Radio 4, and a writer