ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 38): England vs India – Statistical Highlights
On Sunday (30th June), the host side England finished India’s recent winning streak after beating India by 31 runs at Birmingham in the match 38 of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
After England won the toss, they put 337/7 (50 overs) on the board. In reply, India managed to score 306/5 (50 overs) in the second innings.
Brief Scores: England – 337/7 in 50 overs (Jonny Bairstow 111, Ben Stokes 79; Mohammed Shami 5/69)
India – 306/5 in 50 overs (Rohit Sharma 102, Virat Kohli 66; Liam Plunkett 3/55)
Result – England won 31 runs
Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match:
i) England scored 337/7 in 50 overs.
- It is the highest ODI total for England against India on the England soil. Their previous record was 334/4 (60 overs) at Lord’s on 7th June 1975.
- It is the second highest CWC total for England against India. Their record total is 338/8 (50 overs) at Bengaluru on 27th February 2011.
- It is the fourth highest CWC total for England.
- It is the fourth highest ODI total for England against India.
ii) England won this match 31 runs.
- Since the 1992 Cricket World Cup, it was the first CWC victory for England against India. Before this victory, England suffered two CWC defeats against India, and one CWC match had a tie result.
i) India scored 306/5 (50 overs) in the second innings.
- It is the second highest CWC total for India against England. Their record is 338 (49.5 overs) at Bengaluru on 27th February 2011.
ii) India lost this match 31 runs.
- Since the 2011 CWC, it was the first defeat for India in the CWC round-robin stage. Before this defeat, India’s previous CWC round-robin stage defeat was against South Africa at Nagpur on 12th March 2011.
i) English cricketer Eoin Morgan played his 304th international match for this side.
- Eoin Morgan is the second most-capped international player for England. Only James Anderson is on top of this list with 361 international matches for England.
Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow
- It is the highest opening partnership for England against India in ODI history. Their previous record was the 158 runs opening partnership between Alastair Cook and Ian Bell at Rajkot on 11th January 2013.
- It is the second highest opening partnership for England in Cricket World Cup history. Their record is 172 runs opening partnership between Moeen Ali and Ian Bell against Scotland at Christchurch on 23rd February 2015.
- It is the third highest CWC partnership for England for any wicket against India.
i) English opener Jonny Bairstow scored 111 runs.
- Jonny Bairstow is the fourth English batsman to score a CWC century against India. The other three cricketers were Dennis Amiss with 137 runs (at Lord’s on 7th June 1975), Graham Gooch with 115 runs (at Mumbai on 5th November 1987) and Andrew Strauss with 158 runs (at Bengaluru 27th February 2011).
i) England cricketer Joe Root has scored 13,354 international runs.
- Joe Root is the third most run-scorer for England in international cricket history. While he surpassed Ian Bell (13,331 runs), only Alastair Cook (15,737 runs) and Kevin Pietersen (13,779 runs) are on top of this list.
i) Indian pacer Mohammed Shami claimed his third consecutive four-wicket haul in this Cricket World Cup.
- Mohammed Shami is the second bowler in CWC history to claim three consecutive four-wicket hauls. Former Pakistan leg-spinner Shahid Afridi was the first bowler to achieve this feat, and that was in 2011 CWC.
- Mohammed Shami is the second Indian bowler to claim three successive four-wicket hauls in ODI career. The former leg-spinner Narendra Hirwani was the first Indian to achieve this incredible feat.
ii) Mohammed Shami had the bowling figures of 10-1-69-5.
- It is the second best bowling figures by an Indian bowler against England in CWC history. The record is 10-2-23-6 by Ashish Nehra at Durban on 26th February 2003.
- It is the second best ODI bowling figures by an Indian bowler against the host side England. The record is 10-0-25-6 by the left-arm chinaman Kuldeep Yadav at Nottingham on 12th July 2018.
- It is the sixth best bowling figures by an Indian bowler in CWC history.
i) The Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal had the bowling figures of 10-0-88-0.
- It is the most expensive bowling figures by an Indian bowler in Cricket World Cup history. The previous record was 10-0-87-0 by Javagal Srinath against Australia at Johannesburg on 23rd March 2003.
i) Indian captain Virat Kohli scored his fifth consecutive 50+ scores in this CWC.
- Virat Kohli is the first captain to score five successive 50+ scores in the Cricket World Cup history.
- Virat Kohli is the second cricketer to score five consecutive 50+ scores in the CWC history. Australian cricketer Steven Smith also scored five consecutive 50+ scores in 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
ii) Virat Kohli scored 66 runs in this match.
- It is the highest individual score by an Indian captain against England in the Cricket World Cup history. The previous record was 31 by MS Dhoni at Bengaluru 27th February 2011.
i) Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma scored 102 runs.
- It is the only second CWC century by an Indian batsman against England. The record is 120 runs by Sachin Tendulkar at Bengaluru 27th February 2011.
ii) Indian opener Rohit Sharma scored his third century in this 2019 CWC.
- Rohit Sharma is the second Indian batsman to score three centuries in an edition of the Cricket World Cup. Sourav Ganguly was the first Indian cricketer to achieve this feat (in 2003 CWC).
- Rohit Sharma is the fifth cricketer to score at least three centuries in an edition of the Cricket World Cup. Only Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) hit four centuries in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
i) By the end of this match, MS Dhoni has scored 1,546 ODI runs against England.
- It is the most ODI runs for an Indian batsman against England. During this match, Dhoni surpassed the previous record holder Yuvraj Singh who scored 1,523 ODI runs against England.
ii) Indian wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni has scored 17,007 runs in the international career.
- MS Dhoni is the fifth Indian batsman to score 17,000 or more international runs. The first four cricketers in this list are Sachin Tendulkar (34,357 runs), Rahul Dravid (24,064 runs), Virat Kohli (20,101 runs) and Sourav Ganguly (18,433 runs).
iii) MS Dhoni remained not out on 42 runs.
- It was the only second time in ODI history when the Indian batsman MS Dhoni remained not out at the end of the second innings, but India failed to win that match. The first such incident happened on 3rd January 2013 against Pakistan at Kolkata where Dhoni remained not out on 54 runs, but India lost that match by 85 runs.
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