England vs Australia, 2018: 3rd ODI – Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during the run-feast at the Trent Bridge.

Jonny Bairstow of England
Jonny Bairstow of England celebrates after running out Marcus Stoinis. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)
Sampath Bandarupalli

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England won their 2nd ODI series on the trot against Australia but defending the visitors by a huge 242-run margin after they posted a record total batting first. The hosts’ top three went berserk over the Aussie bowlers as Alex Hales (147) and Jonny Bairstow (139) struck big hundreds. Jason Roy’s 80 and a 21-ball fifty from Eoin Morgan saw England finish with a mammoth 481/6. The Aussies started the chase decently despite not achieving the required rate. However, they faltered from 152/3 in 21st over to be bowled out for 239 by 37th over.

All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during the run-feast at the Trent Bridge:

1 – England’s total of 481/6 is the highest team total in Men’s ODI cricket surpassing their own record of 444/3 came against Pakistan in 2016 which was also in Nottingham. More numbers from England’s innings: Stats: England breaks ODI records with a blistering batting performance

6 – Jonny Bairstow scored his 6th ODI century and his fourth in the last six ODI innings. All his six centuries in this format have come at an S/R of 100 and more. He is one of the four players to score six and more centuries in ODIs all at an S/R of 100+. AB de Villiers (25), Ijaz Ahmed (10) and Shahid Afridi (6) scored all their ODI hundreds at an S/R of 100+.

21 – Eoin Morgan’s 21-ball fifty is the fastest fifty for England in the ODI format. The previous fastest was off 22 balls by Jos Buttler against Pakistan in 2016 which was also in Nottingham.

28 – A total of 28 sixes were hit during this game which are the joint most in an ODI in England and the joint 3rd most in an ODI game. The 2013 Bangalore ODI between India and Australia witnessed 38 sixes while NZ-India 2009 Christchurch ODI and NZ-WI 2015 CWC QF recorded 31 sixes apiece.

100 – Andrew Tye became the 2nd Australian to concede 100 runs in an ODI game. Mick Lewis conceded 113 runs against South Africa in the 2006 Johannesburg ODI. Jhye Richardson’s 92 runs in this ODI are the 3rd most behind Lewis and Tye.

147 – Alex Hales scored 147 runs off 92 balls in this game. He had only 184 in his previous 13 ODI innings against Australia at an average of 14.15.

242 – England’s 242-run win in this game is their biggest in terms of runs in the ODI format. Their previous biggest was by 210 runs against New Zealand in the 2015 Birmingham ODI.

The 242-run margin is also the biggest defeat in terms of runs for Australia in ODI cricket. They lost to New Zealand by 206 runs in the 1986 Adelaide ODI which was the only other instance of them losing an ODI by 200+ margin.

720 – A total of 720 runs were scored during this match which is the 10th highest aggregate in an ODI. The match run-rate of 8.27 is also the 2nd highest in an ODI game behind 8.73 in the 2006 Johannesburg ODI between South Africa and Australia.

5443 – Runs Eoin Morgan scored in the ODI format for England thus far. He is now the leading run-getter for England in this format surpassing Ian Bell’s tally of 5416 runs.