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CT 2017, Semi-Final 1: England v Pakistan – Statistical Highlights

Here we look at all the stats and records created during the game.

abar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez of Pakistan
CARDIFF, WALES – JUNE 14 : Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez of Pakistan lead the players off after the ICC Champions Trophy match between England and Pakistan at Swalec stadium on June 14, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Philip Brown/Getty Images)

Pakistan made it to their first ever Champions Trophy game final thumping down the home side, the favourites, England in the semi-final by chasing down the 212-run target for the loss of just 2 wickets and with as many as 77 balls to spare. Some tight and clever bowling helped Pakistan to restrict England to just 211 and chased down the target without breaking a sweat as their openers scored the fifties and gave a brilliant start in a small chase.

Here we look at all the stats and records created during the game.

0 – Number of sixes hit by England in this game. This is the first time in ODIs since the 2015 World Cup game vs New Zealand, England has failed to hit a six in their innings after batting for more than 25 overs.

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1 – For the first time, Pakistan made it to a Champions Trophy final. This win was also their first win in a semi-final of an ODI tournament since the 1999 World Cup.

2 – Number of Man of Match awards for Hasan Ali in this Champions Trophy. He is the first Pakistan player and the 11th overall to win multiple Man of the Match awards in a single edition of Champions Trophy.

3 – Number of Pakistan players who made their debut in this Champions Trophy. No other team has handed a debut to any player in this tournament so far.

6 – Hasan Ali became the 6th player in the Champions Trophy history to take 3 wickets in 3 or more consecutive games. Kasprowicz, Muralitharan, Parnell, Broad and McClenaghan are the other 5 players.

10 – Wickets taken by Hasan Ali in this Champions Trophy; the most by any Pakistan bowler in a single edition of CT. The previous most was 8 wickets by Saeed Ajmal in 2009.

64 – Balls played Ben Stokes in this game without scoring a boundary; the most by any player in a Champions Trophy innings. The previous most was 59 balls by Bangladesh’s Khaled Mashud vs West Indies in 2006.

77 – Balls remaining for Pakistan when they chased down the target; the 2nd biggest win for any team while chasing a 200+ target in terms of balls to spare. Sri Lanka chased down 201 in 36.1 overs vs Pakistan in 2000.

118 – The opening partnership for Pakistan between Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali in this game is the highest for the team in Champions Trophy. Their previous highest opening stand was 90 by Imran Nazir and Saeed Anwar against Sri Lanka in 2000.

1729 – Partnership runs between Eoin Morgan and Joe Root in ODIs; the 2nd most by an England pair in ODIs. Ian Bell and Alistair Cook have 2118 runs in ODIs as a pair.

5028 – Runs scored by Eoin Morgan in ODI cricket for England so far. He became the 3rd player after Ian Bell and Paul Collingwood to score 5000 ODI runs for England.

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