England v WI, 17th match, Champions Trophy October 28, 2006

Hundreds in defeats, and 50s by both openers

England's win at Ahmedabad ensures that West Indies will finish second in the group, regardless of the result of the India-Australia match, and will play South Africa in the semi-final at Jaipur. Cricinfo looks at some of the significant numbers from the England-West Indies game.



Chris Gayle celebrates his 14th ODI hundred, but six of them have been scored in losing causes © AFP

4 - The number of times England have won scoring 270 or more batting second in an ODI

174 - The second-wicket partnership between Gayle and Dwayne Bravo. It's the second-highest for that wicket for West Indies against England - Gayle and Ramnaresh Sarwan had added 187 at Lord's in 2004

51 - Chris Gayle's batting average in ODIs against England. This was his second century against them in 13 games.

19.06 - Gayle's ODI bowling average against England. In 13 games he has taken 18 wickets

73 - The number of runs West Indies scored in their last ten overs, despite having nine wickets in hand

6 - The number of centuries Gayle has scored in ODIs that West Indies have lost. Only Sachin Tendulkar - with 11 such knocks - has made more hundreds in defeats, while Marcus Trescothick has six as well

50 - The score made by both England openers. It's the first time in the history of ODIs that both openers from a team have scored exactly 50

148 - The number of runs Kevin Pietersen had scored in his eight previous ODI innings before this match

S Rajesh is stats editor of Cricinfo