October 8, 2000

3rd Match, ICC KnockOut, England v Bangladesh, Statistical Highlights

  • It was the 1632nd ODI in cricket history.

  • It was England's 318th and Bangladesh's 41st ODI match.

  • It was the first meeting between the two sides.

  • Umpires, Darrell Hair and David Orchard were officiating in their 62nd and 77th match respectively.

  • Naimur Rahman was captaining Bangladesh for the first time in a ODI. He became fifth player to captain Bangladesh in ODIs after Aminul Islam (16), Akram Khan (15), Gazi Ashraf (7) and Minhajul Abedin (2) to do so.

  • Naimur Rahman's innings of 48 is the second highest by a Bangladeshi on captaincy debut. The record is in the name of Akram Khan who made 70 against India at Mohali on 14-05-1998.

  • Bangladesh's total (232 for 8) is its fifth highest in all ODIs after 257 for five against Zimbabwe at Dhaka on 25-03-1999, 257 also against Zimbabwe at Nairobi Gymkhana on 11-10-1997, 249 for six against India at Dhaka on 30 & 31-05-2000 and 237 for four against Kenya at Hyderabad on 17-05-1998.

  • The first over of England innings bowled by Hasibul Hussain consisted of 13 deliveries-six no-balls and a wide.

  • The second wicket stand of 175 runs between Alec Stewart and skipper Nasser Hussain is the highest for this wicket against Bangladesh by any side. This obliterates the previous record stand of 123 between Saeed Anwar and Rameez Raja for Pakistan at Colombo SSC on 16-07-1997.

  • The partnership is also the highest for second wicket by any side on Kenyan soil. The previous record stand was of 150 runs between Zimbabweans Grant Flower and Gavin Rennie against Kenya on 19-10-1997.

  • Stewart has now made fifty plus scores in his last five consecutive matches starting from 74* (v West Indies at Chester-le-Street on 15-07-00), 101 (v Zimbabwe at Birmingham on 18-07-00), 100* (v West Indies at Nottingham on 20-07-00), 97 (v Zimbabwe at Lord's on 22-07-00) and now 87*. Stewart also became third Englishman after Geoff Boycott and Graham Gooch to score fifties in five consecutive innings. The alltime record is on the name of Pakistan's Javed Miandad who scored fifties in nine consecutive innings during the year 1997.

  • Hussain (95*) made ninety for the second time in his career. The other such occasion was against Australia at Sydney on 17-01-1999 when he made 93. Overall it was 23rd score in ninety for England.

  • Stewart won his ninth Man of the Match award. He has now moved ahead of David Gower and Ian Botham and equalled Graeme Hick's tally of awards. Now only Alan Lamb (13) and Graham Gooch (11) have won more awards for England.