On this Sunday (30th June), England and India will face each other at Edgbaston (Birmingham) in the match 38 of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
After playing seven matches in this tournament, the host side England has won four matches and suffered three defeats. Meanwhile, India is the only unbeaten team in the ongoing CWC as they have won five matches out of their six games and the other one was abandoned due to rain washout.
Before this high-profile match between England and India, let’s look at some crucial stats preview of this match.
Venue stats (Edgbaston, Birmingham)
Important ODI stats
|Highest total||408/9 (50 overs) by England against New Zealand on 9th June 2015||408/9 (50 overs) against New Zealand on 9th June 2015||319/3 (46 overs) against Pakistan on 4th June 2017|
|Lowest completed total||70 (25.2 overs) by Australia against England on 4th June 1977||162 (24 overs) against New Zealand on 18th June 2008||190 (53.1 overs) against West Indies on 9th June 1979|
|Highest score||171* by Glenn Turner (New Zealand) against East Africa on 7th June 1975||167* by Robin Smith against Australia on 21st May 1993||123* by Rohit Sharma against Bangladesh on 15th June 2017|
|Best bowling||6/52 by Josh Hazlewood (Australia) against New Zealand on 2nd June 2017||4/11 by John Snow against East Africa on 14th June 1975||3/27 by Sourav Ganguly against England on 29th May 1999|
Venue’s ODI history in the first and second batting
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||212.26 (4.60)||230.80 (4.74)||192 (4.42)|
In last 10 completed ODIs
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||240.30 (5.47)||264.40 (5.34)||216.20 (5.64)|
(Special Note: in Innings average and Average run-rate, only incomplete innings have been excluded. Included all the completed innings and target reached)
(Special Note: Overall – In addition, one more ODI had the tie result at this venue)
Teams’ ODI records at Edgbaston (Birmingham)
England vs India
|Stats||Total ODIs||England Won||India Won||Tied/No Result|
|At Edgbaston (Birmingham)||4||1||3||0/0|
|In the World Cup||7||3||3||1/0|
|In last 10 ODIs||10||6||4||0/0|
- Last time, England beat India in Cricket World Cup in the 1992 edition. Since then, India beat England twice in CWC, and their last CWC game had a tie result.
i) Eoin Morgan will play his 304th international match for England. He will be the second most-capped international player for England. Only James Anderson has played more international matches for England who has played 361 international matches for England.
ii) Eoin Morgan (3,953 runs) needs to score 47 more runs to complete his 4,000 runs as an English ODI captain. He will be the first English ODI captain to score 4,000 runs.
iii) Joe Root (13,310 runs) is 22 runs away to surpass Ian Bell (13,331 runs) and become the third most run-scorer for England in international cricket. Only Alastair Cook (15,737 runs) and Kevin Pietersen (13,779 runs) scored more international runs as the England batsmen.
iv) Jofra Archer (16 wickets) is one wicket behind to become the most wicket-taker for England in an edition of the Cricket World Cup history. At present, he is the joint leading wicket-taker in this list along with Ian Botham who also took 16 wickets in 1992 CWC.
v) Jason Roy (3,896 runs) needs to score 104 more runs to complete his 4,000 international runs for England.
i) MS Dhoni (16,965 runs) needs to score 35 more runs to complete his 17,000 runs in the international career. The right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman will be the fifth Indian batsman to complete his 17,000 international runs.
ii) MS Dhoni (1,504 runs) needs to score 20 more runs to become the leading ODI run-scorer for India against England. Currently, only Yuvraj Singh is ahead of him with 1,523 ODI runs against England.
iii) MS Dhoni (2,957 runs) is 43 runs behind to complete his 3,000 international runs against England. Only Sachin Tendulkar (3,990 runs) and Virat Kohli (3,028 runs) achieved this feat for India.
iv) MS Dhoni (seven stumpings) is one stumping away to achieve the second most stumpings in Cricket World Cup history. Adam Gilchrist (Australia), Moin Khan (Pakistan) and Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh) have also made seven stumpings in CWC history. Only Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka is ahead of them with 13 CWC stumpings.
v) Kuldeep Yadav will play his 50th ODI.
vi) Hardik Pandya (49 wickets) is one wicket away from his 50 ODI wickets.