India v England 3rd ODI – Statistical Highlights

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Both India and England scored over 300 runs once again but this time it was England who were on the winning side as India fell 6 runs short of the target chasing 322 for a whitewash in the 3rd ODI at Kolkata. Most England batsmen contributed after being put into bat and they posted 321/8 on board.

India lost their key batsmen in middle overs but a century stand between Kedar Jadhav and Hardik Pandya had their hopes alive. Jadhav scored 10 runs off first two balls in the last over when 16 were needing. Chris Woakes held his nerve and bowled the remaining 4 balls without conceding a single run to hand a close win to his side. Here we look at all the stats and records recorded during the game.

1 – Ravindra Jadeja became the first Indian left-arm spinner to take 150 ODI wickets. He is the 6th left-arm spinner in overall to take 150 ODI wickets.

3 – Hardik Pandya is only the 3rd Indian pacer to score 100 runs and pick 5 wickets in a 3-match bilateral ODI series. Manoj Prabhakar had done it twice while Stuart Binny also managed it once.

5 – Ben Stokes and Hardik Pandya scored fifty plus and took three wickets in the game. This is only the 5th ODI in which two players scored fifty plus and took 3 wickets each.

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5 – Jadeja is only the 5th Indian to make career double of 1500 runs and 150 wickets in ODIs. He is the 30th player overall to do it.

5 – Number of times in last 5 ODIs Ravichandran Ashwin has conceded more than 60 runs in an ODI. In his first 100 ODIs, he conceded 60 and more runs on 8 occasions.

6 – Number of 300+ scores recorded in this series, the 5th bilateral ODI series in which 6 totals of 300+ were scored and first ever 3-match series.

8 – Number of consecutive ODIs, India won under Virat Kohli, the joint 2nd longest winning streak for an Indian captain. Kohli, in fact, had an 8 match winning streak in ODIs in 2013-2014.

11 – Number of fifty plus scores Virat Kohli has registered while chasing 300+ in ODIs, the 2nd most for any player. Kumar Sangakkara scored fifty plus on 12 occasions.

37 – Runs scored by Indian openers in this series, the fewest by them in an ODI series/tournament where they batted in 3 or more innings. Previous lowest was 73 runs against Pakistan at home in 2012/13.

93 – Number of 300+ totals in ODIs for Team India, the most by any team, Australia has 92 such totals. India never scored a 300+ in ODIs of more than 50 overs while Australia have 2 in 60-over matches.

232 – Runs scored by Kedar Jadhav in this series, the most by any player in a 3-match ODI series coming into bat at No.6 or lower.

316/9 – India’s total of 316/9 is their joint 6th highest total in a losing cause and the joint 4th highest in an unsuccessful run-chase.

1053 – Runs aggregated by India in this series, the most by any team in a 3-match ODI series. They broke England’s record of 1037 runs which also came in this series. Prior to this series, South Africa (1023 vs Zimbabwe in 2000) were the only team to aggregate 1000 runs in an ODI series.

2090 – Total runs scored in this series, the most in a 3-match ODI series. Previous highest was 1892 in Afro-Asia Cup in 2007. This India-England series stands at 2nd in all-time 4 or less game ODI series as only 1 ODI series of 4 matches (2094 in UAE-Afghanistan in 2014/15) recorded more runs.