England vs Pakistan ODI Series, Stats Review: Pakistan’s miserable record in bilateral series, Babar Azam’s milestone and more stats
Pakistan have lost 7 consecutive ODIs against England in bilateral series.
Updated - Jul 14, 2021 12:26 pm
England registered a dominating series win against Pakistan by 3-0. They put up a terrific performance even when the majority of the main players did not take part in the series. On the other hand, it was a disappointing loss for Pakistan who could not put up a fight against the inexperienced home side. In the third ODI, England successfully chased down the target of 332 runs with the help of a superb century from James Vince.
Here are the important stats and numbers after the end of the ENG vs PAK ODI series:
7 – Pakistan have now lost 7 consecutive ODI matches against England in the bilateral series. In fact, in the last 22 ODI matches of bilateral series played against England, the Pakistan team have won just 2 games.
2 – Babar Azam’s score of 158 was the second-highest ODI score for a Pakistan batsman in a losing cause. Fakhar Zaman who struck 193 runs against South Africa earlier this year is on the top of the stack. His team lost that match by 17 runs.
1 – In the last 12 ODI bilateral series played at home, England have now won 11 and have been defeated in only one series. That loss was against Australia in September 2020.
40 – England gave a chance to a lot of new faces in the series. They have used a total of 40 players in International cricket this year. Before this, they used more players (41) only in the year 1930.
1974 – Pakistan have now been winless in the last 11 ODI bilateral series they played at the latter’s home. The only time Pakistan won an ODI series in England was in 1974 when Intikhab Alam led team defeated the hosts by 2-0.
3 – England’s chase of 332 in the third game was the third-highest ODI chase by any team against Pakistan. The other two top records also belong to the England team.
2000 – Imam-ul-Haq completed 2000 ODI runs in the third game of the series. He took 46 innings to reach the milestone and became the fifth-quickest player in this regard.
5 – England handed a debut to 5 players in the first game. This is the most debutants used by them in an ODI since the match against Ireland in 2015.
332 – England’s chase of 332 was the highest ever ODI chase by a team at Edgbaston, Birmingham. This was also the first instance of a team chasing over 300 runs at this ground.
5 – Brydon Carse picked up 5 wickets for 61 runs in the third match. He became the first England bowler to pick a fifer in an ODI at Edgbaston.