England’s ODI woes in India continue, Rohit-Dhawan pair hits new heights

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1 ODI series won by England in India out of the ten they have played. England’s lone ODI series win in India came in 1984-85, when they won the five-match series by a 4-1 margin. They’ve played eight ODI series in India without success since then and lost all six in the last 15 years.

0 Players with a higher ODI score than Sam Curran’s 95* while batting at No.8 or lower. Curran equalled the world record of Chris Woakes, who also scored 95* while batting at No.8 against Sri Lanka in 2016.

276 Balls bowled by the Indian fast bowlers during the third ODI, the joint-most by them in an ODI at home. The Indian pacers bowled 276 balls each against Pakistan in the first two ODIs of the 1983 series. The 276 balls are also the second most by Indian pace bowlers in an ODI match since 1984.

651 Runs aggregated by the teams in this match, the second-highest in an ODI match without an individual century. A 2003 ODI between South Africa and Australia at Port Elizabeth aggregated 656 runs, where Ricky Ponting’s 92 was the highest individual score.

17 Century stands between Rohit and Shikhar Dhawan in ODI cricket, the second-most by an opening pair in this format. It also ranks them fourth for century stands by any duo in ODIs. The partnership milestone was completed in the 14th over, the quickest of the 17 century stands between them. The Rohit-Dhawan pair also completed 5000 ODI partnership runs during the third ODI. Only six other pairs have achieved that milestone.

70 Sixes hit by the two teams in this series, the most in any series or tournament of fewer than five games. The previous highest was 57 sixes during the three-match ODI series between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in 2018-19.

6 Consecutive 300-plus totals for India in ODIs, their longest such streak surpassing the five in a row in 2017. Only England (seven in 2019) and Australia (six in 2007) have had six or more consecutive 300-plus totals in ODI cricket before India.

0 Home ODI series for Rohit Sharma as an opener without a fifty-plus score before this one. It is also only the second ODI series or tournament for Rohit as an opener where he has batted three or more innings without at least one fifty-plus score.

10 Tosses won by England in the Indian tour, the joint-most by any team during an international tour against the home side. Australia won the toss ten times during their West Indies tour in 1998-99, where they played four Tests and seven ODIs.



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