ICC World Cup 2019: Match 38, England vs India – Statistical Preview

ICC World Cup 2019: Match 38, England vs India – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the big game between India and England.

England team
England team. (Photo Source: Twitter)

England will take on unbeaten Team India in a must-win game at the Edgbaston on Sunday for qualifying without relying on other results. England lost their previous two matches and lost their No.1 ODI rank to India. The Virat Kohli-led side has won each of their five completed matches in the tournament and is only a win away from sealing their semi-final berth. England has struggled to chase scores in this tournament while India has defended totals rather easily except for a thriller against Afghanistan last week.

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the big game between India and England:

3 – England lost three out of their four matches in this World Cup while chasing. Since the start of 2016 and prior to the CWC 2019, England didn’t lose even one out of 20 ODIs where they bowled first. Interestingly, India won their previous four matches defending target.

5 – India won each of their last five ODI matches at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Their last defeat here came against England back in 2007. It was the only time India lost an ODI to England at this venue as they defeated the hosts in three ODIs including once in the 1999 World Cup.

17 – Number of byes MS Dhoni has conceded across five matches in this tournament; easily the most by any keeper. Mushfiqur Rahim is next on this list having conceded six byes from six games.

75.83 – The difference in Eoin Morgan’s batting averages in the last 20 matches won and lost. In 14 ODI wins since the start of 2018 home ODI series against India, Morgan scored 894 runs at an average of 99.33 with two tons and eight half-centuries. Across six defeats in this span, Morgan scored 141 runs at an average of 23.5 with the best of 70.

123* – Last time India played an ODI in Birmingham was during the Champions Trophy semi-final, Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 123. It is the highest ODI score by an Indian at this venue and the 2nd highest ODI score by a visiting player. Rohit, in overall, scored 241 runs at an average of 80.33 across four innings here with the help of a century and a ninety.

243Virat Kohli has a batting average of 243 in the ODI format at Edgbaston. He scored 243 runs with the help of two fifties at this venue from five ODI innings out of which he got out only once.

1504 – MS Dhoni’s 1504 runs in ODI cricket against England are the 2nd most by any player in India-England ODIs. Yuvraj Singh has the most number of runs in IND-ENG ODIs having scored 1523 runs. Dhoni amassed 1504 runs in the 43 innings at an average of 45.57 with a century and ten fifties.

1992 – Last time England defeated India in a World Cup game was back in 1992. India beat the English side in the 1999 game in Birmingham and during the 2003 edition in Durban. The CWC 2011 game in Bangalore between the two sides ended in a Tie. England won three out of the first four CWC meetings with India till 1992.