England thrashed visitors Pakistan in a record-braking 3rd ODI to secure the ODI series. After winning the toss, England decided to bat first. England made highest ever ODI score 444/3 in 50 overs after breaking the previous world-record ODI score 443/9 (in 50 overs, made by Sri Lanka).
In reply, Pakistan was bundled out for 275 runs. England won the match by 169 runs.
After winning this 3rd ODI, England secure the ODI series as they are now leading the 5-match ODI series by 3-0.
Brief Scores: England – 444/3 in 50 overs (Alex Hales 171, Jos Buttler 90*, Hasan Ali 2/74)
Pakistan – 275 in 42.4 overs (Mohammad Amir 58, Sharjeel Khan 58, Chris Woakes 4/41)
Result – England won by 169 runs
Some of the statistical highlights of the match are given below:
- 4 English batsmen scored 50+ runs during England’s this 444-runs innings (Alex Hales 171, Jos Buttler 90*, Joe Root 85 and Eoin Morgan 57). It was the 6th time in ODI history that four England batsmen score 50+ runs in an ODI innings. Also, it was the 2nd time in ODI history that four England batsmen score 50+ runs against Pakistan in an ODI innings.
There were never more than 4 England batsmen score 50+ runs in an ODI innings.
- 4 Pakistan bowlers conceded 50+ runs [Mohammad Amir 0/72, Hasan Ali 2/74, Wahab Riaz 0/110 and Mohammad Nawaz (3) 1/62] during England’s world-record knocks (444/3 in 50 overs). It was the 5th time where 4 or more Pakistan bowlers conceded 50+ runs in an ODI.
- Pakistan’s no.11 batsman Mohammad Amir scored his 2nd ODI half-century in a firing style. He completed his half-century in just 22 balls. He was dismissed on 58 runs. Amir became the 1st no.11 batsman to score an ODI half-century. The previous best ODI knocks by a no.11 batsman was 43 by Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan) against England at Cape Town on 22nd February 2003.
- Pakistan’s lower-order batsmen Yasir Shah and Mohammad Amir put on a 76-run partnership for the 10th wicket of Pakistan’s innings. It was the joint fourth highest ODI partnership for the 10th wicket.
Also, this 76-run partnership was Pakistan’s 2nd highest 10th wicket ODI partnership. Pakistan’s highest 10th wicket ODI partnership was 103-runs (2nd highest 10th wicket partnership in overall ODI history) between Mohammad Amir and Saeed Ajmal against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi on 9th November 2009.
- England won this ODI match by 169 runs. It was England’s 5th largest ODI victory (by runs) in overall and 2nd largest ODI victory (by runs) against Pakistan. England’s largest ODI victory (by runs) against Pakistan was by 198 runs at Nottingham on 20th August 1992.
- On the other hand, Pakistan lost this ODI match by 169 runs. It was Pakistan’s 4th largest defeat (by runs) in their ODI history.