Statistical highlights of the cricket tri-series match between India and England on Friday.
# Ajinkya Rahane (73 off 101 balls) has posted his highest score in ODIs in Australia – his first fifty, eclipsing the 33 vs England at Brisbane on January 20, 2015.
# Rahane has recorded his eighth fifty in ODIs – his third vs England. The said innings is his highest score in a losing cause in ODIs.
# England have defeated India in both the ODIs at WACA, Perth – by 9 runs on February 22, 1992 and by 3 wickets on January 30, 2015.
# India could not win a single match in the tri-series out of four played by them – an unwanted feat recorded by them for the first time in an Australian tri-series.
# India got out for 200 runs or less on five occasions out of eleven ODIs contested at WACA, Perth.
# Shikhar Dhawan (38) has posted his highest score in ODIs in Australia.
# Ajinkya Rahane and Shikhar Dhawan were involved in a stand of 83 – India’s highest opening stand in ODIs at WACA, Perth, surpassing the 63 between Ravi Shastri and Kris Srikkanth against England on February 22, 1992.
# Mohammed Shami (25 off 18 balls) has posted his highest score in ODIs. The said innings is the highest score by India’s number eleven batsman in ODIs in Australia. Javagal Srinath’s 30 vs South Africa at Sharjah on March 22, 2000 is the highest by India’s number eleven batsman.
# Shami and Mohit Sharma were involved in a stand of 35 – India’s highest tenth-wicket partnership in ODIs in Australia, bettering the 31 between Murali Kartik and L.Balaji vs Australia at Perth on February 1, 2004.
# Stuart Binny (3/33) has produced his best bowling figures outside the sub-continent in ODIs – his second best in ODIs behind the 6 wickets for four runs vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on June 17, 2014.
# Stuart Broad took his tally of wickets to 170, surpassing Andrew Flintoff’s tally of 168. James Anderson (262) and Darren Gough (234) are the only two bowler to have taken more wickets for England than Broad in ODIs.
# Jos Buttler’s 67 off 78 balls is his sixth fifty in ODIs – his first vs India.
# James Taylor’s match-winning 82 off 122 balls is his highest score against India. The said innings is his second fifty against them, outstripping the 56 not out at Brisbane on January 20, 2015.
# Taylor’s above knock is his fourth fifty in ODIs. The said innings is his second highest in ODIs behind the 90 vs Sri Lanka at Colombo, RPS on December 7, 2014.
# Taylor has received his first Man of the Match award in ODIs.
# Moeen Ali (2/35) has recorded his second best bowling performance in ODIs behind the 2 for 34 vs India at Leeds on September 5, 2014.
# Jos Buttler and James Taylor were associated in a partnership of 125 – England’s highest sixth-wicket partnership vs India in ODIs, bettering the 106 between Owais Shah and Luke Wright at The Oval on September 5, 2007.