England have registered a dominating win against India in the second ODI of the three-match series. They have now levelled the series by 1-1. The hosts posted a total of 336/6 after they were asked to bat first. KL Rahul hit a glorious century in the first innings scoring 108 runs off 114 balls. Rishabh Pant played a blistering knock of 77 runs in just 40 balls to power the team to a big total.
England were off to a flying start in the chase of this score and looked quite comfortable in their innings. Opener Jonny Bairstow smacked a wonderful hundred with 124 runs coming off his bat in 112 balls. Ben Stokes slammed 99 runs in just 52 balls to diminish India’s hopes of winning the game. England won the game in just 43.3 overs by 6 wickets. The third and the decider match of this series will be played this Sunday, 28th March.
Let’s look at important stats and numbers after the end of the second ODI between India and England:
20 – England hit a total of 20 sixes in their innings. This is the joint-highest sixes conceded by the Indian team in an ODI match. South Africa had smacked the same number of maximums against India in Mumbai ODI, 2015.
34 – In this match, a total of 34 sixes were hit by both teams. This is the second-highest sixes-tally in ODI games played in India. Before this, 38 sixes were recorded in India vs Australia match played in Bengaluru, 2013.
336 – Today’s score of 336 is the third-highest innings total for the Indian team which it failed to defend.
10 – Ben Stokes smashed 10 sixes in his match-winning knock. This is the record for the joint second-highest sixes hit against India by a batsman in ODIs.
13 – Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy added 110 runs for the opening wicket in the chase during today’s game. This was their 13th-century partnership, and they have now surpassed the previous record of Joe Root and Eoin Morgan who have 12 hundred partnership in the 50-over format.
4 – A total of 4 century partnerships were recorded in this match. This is the joint-most number of hundred partnerships in an ODI game.
11 – This was Bairstow’s 11th ODI century and he is now only behind Marcus Trescothick (12 century) in terms of English openers’ century tally.
39 – England won this game with 39 balls to spare. This is the joint-record for the largest victory in an ODI game in terms of balls remaining in 330+ chase.
12 – Krunal Pandya conceded 72 runs in his 6 overs at an economy of 12. This is the joint-worst economy for an Indian bowler in ODIs with a minimum of 5 overs.
10000 – Virat Kohli completed 10000 ODI runs during this game at the number 3 position in his career. Virat is the second player to achieve the landmark after Ricky Ponting who scored 12662 runs at this spot.
5442 – Virat Kohli now has 5442 runs to his name as an ODI captain and surpassed Graeme Smith (5416) to reach the fifth spot in the tally.
9 – Virat Kohli was dismissed by Adil Rashid for the ninth time in international cricket. Only Tim Southee (10 times) has got the wicket of the Indian skipper on more occasions.
3 – KL Rahul became only the third cricketer to hit a hundred against England in each of the three formats. Before him, Chris Gayle and Rohit Sharma had achieved the milestone.
7 – Rishabh Pant smashed 7 sixes in his innings, which is the most number of maximums smacked by an Indian player against England in ODI innings.
2 – In terms of most sixes hit by an Indian wicketkeeper in ODI innings, Rishabh Pant has now reached the second spot.
1 – Pant equalled Yuvraj Singh in terms of most sixes (7) smashed by an Indian player batting at number 5 batsman in an ODI innings.
192.50 – Pant played with a strike rate of 192.50, which is the highest for an Indian in an ODI match with a minimum of 70 runs scored with the bat.
1502 – KL Rahul completed 1500 ODI runs during his knock and became only the third player to reach the milestone with an average of over 50.
5 – Rahul completed his fifth hundred in the ODI format in the 36th innings. He is only behind Shikhar Dhawan (28 innings) in terms of innings taken to hit 5 ODI tons.
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