England v India, 2nd ODI, Cardiff

The Cardiff coincidence, and the Dhoni-Raina show

Stats highlights from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff

Bishen Jeswant

August 27, 2014

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MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina are now sixth on the list of Indian pairs with the most ODI runs in partnership © BCCI

304 India's total today. India also scored 304 in the last ODI they played against England in Cardiff, in 2011. In both games India also lost six wickets. Further, both games were decided by the D/L method, with only difference being England won in 2011.

0 Number of times England have scored 300-plus in a successful chase at home. As mentioned in the previous stat, England have won an ODI at home after bowling first and conceding 300-plus, but the revised target was below 300 in that rain-hit game. Overall, England have bowled first and conceded 300-plus on 23 occasions, losing 19 times and winning three, with one tie. For context, India has won 13 ODIs after bowling first and conceding 300-plus.

133 India's winning margin today. In terms of runs, this is India's second biggest victory against England in ODIs. The only time England lost to India by a bigger margin was in Rajkot in 2008. India have beaten England by 100-plus runs four times.

2091 Number of runs that MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina have scored for the fifth wicket while batting together in ODIs. They are the only pair in ODI cricket to have posted 2000-plus runs for the fifth wicket. Next on the list are Michael Bevan and Steve Waugh, who have posted 1372 runs together. For any wicket, Dhoni and Raina have put together 3244 runs, which is the third most for any batting pair in the last 10 years.

1 Number of ODI hundreds that Raina now has outside Asia; he has three fifties at such venues. In Asia, he has 29 scores of 50 or more, including three hundreds. Raina has played 130 ODIs in Asia and 63 outside.

12 Number of 50-plus scores Raina has now scored against England. Raina has 33 scores of 50 or more in ODIs, which means 36% of such scores for him have come against England. He averages 47.70 against England in ODIs. The only teams he averages more against are Bangladesh and Hong Kong, against whom he averages 101 each.

4 Number of batsmen who have scored ODI centuries at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. Three of these batsmen are Indian - Raina, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli - with Bangladesh' s Mohammad Ashraful being the other. The highest score by an English batsman in Cardiff is 88 - Ian Bell against Pakistan in 2006.

3 Number of times R Ashwin has dismissed Eoin Morgan in ODIs. In six ODIs, Morgan has scored 25 runs off 47 - a strike rate of 53 - off Ashwin.

83.5 Ravindra Jadeja's batting average in ODIs in England. This is the fourth-highest batting average for any player who has played at least five ODI innings in England. Jadeja has only scored 167 runs in England, but has benefitted from remaining not-out in four out of his six innings there.

16 Number of times in his 178 ODI bowling innings that Anderson has conceded more than 50 runs and gone wicketless. Anderson has conceded 50-plus runs on 53 occasions.

Bishen Jeswant is a stats sub editor with ESPNcricinfo. @bishen_jeswant

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Posted by   on (August 28, 2014, 5:34 GMT)

Must say, Ashraful's hundred was best of that lot. What a waste of talent.

Posted by   on (August 28, 2014, 5:17 GMT)

Fantastic stats loved it.. :)

Posted by   on (August 28, 2014, 1:34 GMT)

Morgan is on his way to be called Ashwin's bunny.

Posted by   on (August 27, 2014, 22:33 GMT)

Stats and more stats. Cardiff seems to be a good ground for India

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