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England vs Australia: Stats Review
By B Dixit - Jun 20, 2018 3:59 pm
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England’s record series-winning victory over Australia in the third ODI of the ongoing series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, saw aplenty records being broken. If on one side England scored the highest ODI score, it was Australia’s heaviest loss by a margin of runs on the other.

Brief Scores: England – 481-6 in 50 overs (Alex Hales 147, Jonny Bairstow 139 & Eoin Morgan 82; Jhye Richardson 3/92).

Australia – 239-10 in 37 overs (Travis Head 51, Marcus Stoinis 44 & Ashton Agar 25; Adil Rashid 4/47).

Result – England won by 242 runs.

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England’s Bairstow celebrates his century.

Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match:

481 highest score in ODI history. England overhauled their own 444 for 3, scored against Pakistan at Trent Bridge in 2016.

1 bigger List A score than England’s 481 for 6. Surrey’s 496 for 4 against Gloucestershire at The Oval in 2007 still remains the highest. Interestingly, the 3rd-highest score on the list is 458 for 4, set by India A earlier in the day, against Leicestershire at Grace Road.

1 bigger ODI score in history across genders. England’s 481 for 6 is next to only New Zealand Women’s 490 for 4, set 11 days ago at Dublin.

1 bigger List A score than England’s 481 for 6. Surrey’s 496 for 4 against Gloucestershire at The Oval in 2007 still remains the highest. Interestingly, the 3rd-highest score on the list is 458 for 4, set by India A earlier in the day, against Leicestershire at Grace Road.

5,443 ODI runs for Morgan, the most among England cricketers. He also has 744 runs for Ireland. Morgan went past Ian Bell (5,416).

0 cricketers have scored 3,000 ODI runs on English soil before Morgan. He currently has 3,046 runs, some distance ahead of Bell (2,548).

21 balls needed by Morgan to reach fifty. This is the fastest fifty by an England cricketer. The record was previously held by his vice-captain Jos Buttler, who had taken 22 in the Pakistan match mentioned above.

21 sixes hit by England today, the 2nd-most in history. The record lies with New Zealand, who had hit 22 against West Indies at Queenstown in 2013-14 — that too in a 21-over match.

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