Stats Analysis

Stats: Record rescue act by Virat Kohli, as India complete tricky chase against Pakistan

India scored 48 from final three overs in pursuit of the 160-run target against Pakistan, as Kohli finished on 82*

5 Instances of a team completing a successful run chase on the last ball in the men's T20 World Cup, including India in Melbourne. The previous occasion was by Zimbabwe against Netherlands in 2014, only two days after they were themselves on the receiving end against Ireland. Sunday is the fourth time where India won a T20I chase on the last ball, which the joint-most alongside Sri Lanka.
48 Runs scored by India in the last three overs, the joint-most target runs chased by any team in the final three overs at the men's T20 World Cup. Australia also won against Pakistan in the 2010 edition, needing exactly as many with three overs remaining. The 48 runs by India are the joint-second most target runs chased in the last three overs in men's T20Is, behind the 59 by Sri Lanka against Australia earlier this year in Pallekele.
129 Runs scored by India after the fall of the fourth wicket. These are the fifth-highest runs scored by any team after the fall of the fifth wicket in a successful run chase in men's T20Is. India's 31 for 4 is the lowest total at the fall of the fourth wicket from which any team has won in a run chase in the men's T20 World Cup.
81.33 Virat Kohli's batting average in T20Is against Pakistan is the highest for any player against an opponent in the format with a minimum of ten innings batted. Kohli has scored 488 runs in ten innings against Pakistan - including five half-centuries - and won the Player-of-the-Match award four times.
3794 Runs by Kohli in his T20I career, thus becoming the leading run-getter in the format by leapfrogging his team-mate Rohit Sharma's 3741 runs. Out of those, 927 runs have come in the T20 World Cup, the third-highest by a batter in the competition.
113 Partnership runs between Kohli and Hardik Pandya, the fifth-highest stand for the fifth or lower wicket in men's T20Is. It is also the highest for India, surpassing the 102* between MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh against Australia in 2013.
278.57 Kohli's strike rate in death overs in this game, when he scored 39 off 14 balls. Until the end of the tenth over, Kohli was on only 12 off 21 balls, and had not hit a boundary until the 25th ball he faced.
18 Chases where Kohli has remained unbeaten in T20Is, with India having won all of those. Kohli's 18 not outs in successful chases in men's T20Is is joint-most alongside Shoaib Malik. Kohli has scored 1621 runs in 36 successful T20I chases with 16 half-centuries, including 11 unbeaten ones.
518 Kohli's average in successful run chases at the T20 World Cup. He has seven fifties in nine successful run chases in the competition's history, and has been dismissed only once. Across all chases in the T20 World Cup, he averages 270.50, more than six times than the second best Kumar Sangakkara's 40.28, with a minimum of ten times batted.

Sampath Bandarupalli is a statistician at ESPNcricinfo