England v Australia, 2nd Investec Ashes Test, Lord's, 4th day July 19, 2015

Third-biggest Ashes win, Nevill's debut record

Stats highlights from a crushing Australia victory at Lord's
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Highlights - Australia thrash England to level series

28 Number of times Australia have set their opposition a target of 500-plus runs in the fourth innings of a Test match. Australia have won 27 of these games and drawn one - versus England, in Melbourne, in 1947.

20.8 Average runs per wicket for England in this Test. They lost 20 wickets and only scored 415 runs (312 and 103). Australia on the other hand scored 820 runs in this Test (566 and 254) and lost only 10 wickets over both innings combined, which means they averaged 82 runs per wicket.

405 Australia's margin of victory in this game, their third biggest in an Ashes Test, in terms of runs. This is also the ninth-biggest win for any team in Test history, with Australia holding five of the top nine spots.

37 Overs played by England in the fourth innings of this Test. This is the second-fewest overs in which they have bowled out in the fourth innings of an Ashes Test at home, and the fourth-fewest in any innings. The only time they were bowled out in fewer overs was also at Lord's, in 1888 when they were bowled in 47 four-ball overs (or 188 balls, i.e. 31.2 six-ball overs).

1 Number of times in the last ten years that the team batting first has lost a Test match at Lord's - West Indies against England in 2012. There have been 22 Tests played in this period, with the team batting first winning 13 and the remaining eight being drawn.

81 Years since an Australia batsman has made a 200-plus score and a 50-plus score in the same Ashes Test. Steven Smith scored 215 runs in the first innings and 58 in the second. The last Australia batsman to do this was Don Bradman at The Oval in 1934.

0 Wickets taken by James Anderson this Test, the first time he has gone wicketless in a Test match at Lord's (18 Tests). This is also the first time that he has gone wicketless in the last 60 Tests. He was wicketless in three out of six Tests before this streak.

7 Number of catches taken by Peter Nevill in this Test, the joint-most in Test history for any keeper on Test debut. Brian Taber is the only other Australian to do this, against South Africa in 1966.

10 Instances of an Australia opener retiring hurt (and not resuming his innings) in a Test match, the most for any team. Chris Rogers, who retired on 49, was the 10th such instance for Australia.

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  • Izmi on July 21, 2015, 2:34 GMT

    This must be the first time in the history of sport that a team of seniors nicknamed 'Daddy's Army" has defeated a youthful side brimming in confidence after winning the first Ashes test as the England cricket team by a record margin of 405 runs with more than a day to spare. The third biggest margin of defeat in the history of the Ashes and also the ninth biggest defeat by any team in the history of test cricket out of which Australia has won five times. This proves that youth alone will not help win cricket matches and the young guns in the England cricket team should take some cricketing lessons from the so called "Daddy's Army" if they are going to be competitive in this Ashes series.

  • Dummy4 on July 20, 2015, 15:17 GMT

    With three more tests to go, I hope our Aussies continue to play smart and disciplined like Lords and not fall into old bad habits because of one big win. Captains like Steve Waugh always put their foot on the opponent's neck and never let up. If we don't do this then we can still lose this series. There are players like Footitt and Finn who can trouble our batsmen if given the chance. So we need to go in for the kill and snuff out all hope and continue to respect the opposition. It seemed to work in this test and guess what? There seemed to be very little sledging going on.... hooray... :)

  • Dummy4 on July 20, 2015, 15:09 GMT

    Looks like England'first test win was a fluke. Only Broad looks good in bowling. Batting no consistency. No Kevin because of politics. This England keeps going down for sure. What Haddin said before test series was correct ' Don't know why so much hype about England..etc'

  • Dummy4 on July 20, 2015, 7:22 GMT

    Lyth, Ballance and Bell vs Jonson and Starch is like mayweather vs me in a boxing ring. Guy with the skill to handle them is not picked. Mmmmmmm

  • Xiong on July 20, 2015, 5:07 GMT

    @Aussie_Nate That's what makes it fun. This tactic worked for England last time because Swann's skills severely crushed any response we had on slow, low, dry pitches. Now that everyone knows Lyon is clearly superior to Ali in the spin department, and Smith can bat forever and a day on a pitch that isn't doing much of anything unlike most impatience Aussie batsmen, whatever shall England do? They can't make the pitches fast and bouncier surely? But leaving grass on the pitch is also fraught with danger. They can't make them dustier or crumblier. But not changing anything after a 405 run thumping also doesn't seem like a great idea. Should be a fun week ahead for English groundsmen.

  • richard on July 20, 2015, 4:05 GMT

    @Rowayton on July 20, 2015, 3:30 GMT No mate he's back, the talk is he is going on one of those celebrity dance shows on the telly, but don't say anything.

  • David on July 20, 2015, 3:30 GMT

    Rickyvonc, I thought Wayno was still up at the British Open, no doubt cheering on Jason Day.

  • Nathan on July 20, 2015, 2:14 GMT

    What an amazing effort for a team with wayward bowlers and a number 3 with no technique hey Wayne? I find it ammusing how the poms ordered a slow low pitch to negate our quicks, get hammered and then ask for 'English' conditions. Bring it on!! Does anyone else think thst they puposely avoided having an ashes test in Manchester this year? This series is becoming very interesting.

  • richard on July 20, 2015, 1:32 GMT

    Yes Indeed it was a big win, having tea with rickyvoncunterbery and Wayno this morning and they both reckon it is the best win on English soil for a decade.

  • Dummy4 on July 20, 2015, 1:17 GMT

    I had Australia to defeat England n all 5 Test. This did not happen but they will the series comfortably.

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