During the 1st innings of the 3rd ODI between England and Pakistan at Trent Bridge (Nottingham), England played some record-breaking innings. After winning the toss, England decided to bat first and made a world record score 444/3 in 50 overs.
Here are some important record-breaking stats in the 1st innings of the match:
- England’s 444/3 in 50-overs
i) It is the new highest ODI total in an innings. The previous highest ODI total in an innings was 443/9 (50 overs) by Sri Lanka against Netherlands at Amstelveen on 4th July 2006.
ii) It was the 18th 400+ score by a team in an ODI innings.
iii) It was the 2nd time in ODI history that England made 400+ score in an ODI innings. The other one was 408/9 (in 50 overs) against New Zealand at Birmingham on 9th June 2015.
iv) Also it was the 2nd time in ODI history that any team put 400+ total in an ODI innings in English soil.
v) It was the 1st time that any team score 400+ runs in an ODI innings against Pakistan. 392/6 (50 overs) was the previous most runs record in an ODI innings by any team against Pakistan and it was made by South Africa at Centurion on 4th February.
- Alex Hales’ 171 runs
i) Highest individual score by an England batsman in ODI history. Previous record was 167* by Robin Smith against Australia at Edgbaston (Birmingham) on 21 May 1993.
ii) It was the 6th highest ODI score by a batsman in England soil. The other top 5 highest ODI individual score in England soil were: 189* by Viv Richards (West Indies), 189* Martin Guptill (New Zealand), 183 by Sourav Ganguly (India), 175* by Kapil Dev (India) and 171* by Glenn Turner (New Zealand).
iii) Also it was the 2nd highest ODI score by any batsman against Pakistan. The highest ODI score by any batsman against Pakistan was 183 by Virat Kohli (India) at Dhaka on 18th March 2012.
- 248-runs partnership between Alex Hales and Joe Root for the 2nd wicket
i) It was the 3rd highest ODI partnership for England for any wicket. The other two top ODI partnerships for England than this 248-runs partnership were: 256* between Alex Hales and Jason Roy (for the 1st wicket against Sri Lanka at Birmingham on 24th June 2016) and 250 between Andrew Strauss and Jonathan Trott (for the 2nd wicket against Bangladesh at Birmingham on 12th July 2010).
ii) Also this 248-runs partnership was the 3rd highest ODI partnership for any wicket in the English soil.
iii) Also it was the highest ODI partnership against Pakistan for any wicket. The previous highest ODI partnership against Pakistan was 238 runs between South African batsmen Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers (for the 3rd wicket at Johannesburg on 17th March 2013).
- Wahab Riaz bowling figure 10-0-110-0
i) It was the 2nd most runs conceded by a bowler in an ODI innings. The most runs conceded bowler in an ODI innings was Australian pacer Mick Lewis, who had conceded 113 runs (10-0-113-0) against South Africa at Johannesburg on 12th March 2006 (during 2nd innings of the match).
ii) Also it was the highest runs conceded by a bowler in the 1st innings of an ODI match. The previous record was 106 by Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar (10-0-106-1) against South Africa at Mumbai on 25th October 2015.
iii) Riaz became 9th bowler to concede 100+ runs in an ODI innings.
iv) Riaz became 2nd bowler to concede 100+ runs in English soil. The other one was by former New Zealand pacer Martin Snedden (12-1-105-2 against England at The Oval on 9th June 1983).
v) Riaz became 1st Pakistan bowler to concede 100+ runs in an ODI innings. The previous record of most runs conceded by a Pakistan bowler in an ODI innings was 93 (10-0-93-2 by Wahab Riaz against South Africa at Johannesburg on 17th March 2013 and 10-0-93-0 by Bilawal Bhatti against New Zealand at Napier on 3rd February 2015).
i) England batsman Jos Buttler hit half-century in this match in just 22 balls. It was the fastest ODI half-century by an England batsman. The previous fastest ODI half-century by an England batsman was in 24 balls by Paul Collingwood against New Zealand at Napier on 20th February 2008.
ii) England skipper Eoin Morgan also completed his half-century in just 24 balls and became the jointly second fastest ODI half-century scorer for England.
iii) England hit total 59 boundaries (43 fours and 16 sixes) during their 444 runs innings. It was the jointly highest no. of boundaries hit by a team in an ODI innings. Sri Lanka had also hit 59 boundaries (56 fours and 3 sixes) during their 443-runs innings against Netherlands at Amstelveen on 4th July 2006.
iv) England scored total 268-runs from boundaries (43 fours and 16 sixes). It was the 2nd highest runs scored from boundaries by a team in an ODI innings. The highest runs have scored from boundaries by a team in an ODI innings was 272 runs (38 fours and 20 sixes) and that was made by South Africa against India at Mumbai on 25th October 2015.
v) England hit total 16 sixes in their innings which was the most no.of sixes hit by England in an ODI. The previous record for England was 15 sixes against South Africa at Bloemfontein on 3rd February 2016.
vi) Also England hit 43 fours which was their 2nd most no.of fours hit in an ODI. England’s highest no.of fours in an ODI was 44 against Bangladesh at Nottingham on 21 June 2005.