Stats Analysis

Chris Woakes' Lord's Love

A look at all the key numbers from a day dominated by England's sixth-wicket pair

Bharath Seervi
Chris Woakes celebrates reaching his hundred  •  Getty Images

Chris Woakes celebrates reaching his hundred  •  Getty Images

10- Number of players to register their name on the Lord's honours board in both batting (century) and bowling (five-wicket haul) categories. Chris Woakes is the latest addition and seventh from his country. He had taken two five-wicket hauls in the Test against Pakistan two years ago and completed the double with a century against India in this Test. Nine players achieved this in Tests while Sir Garry Sobers had taken a five-wicket haul for the Rest of the World XI against England.
3- Number of Tests taken by Woakes to do the double honours at Lord's. Only Sir Ian Botham, in his first Test, and Vinoo Mankad, in his second Test, completed the double honours in fewer matches.
5- Players to score a century, take a five-for and a ten-wickets in a match in Tests at Lord's. Sir Gubby Allen, Keith Miller, Botham and Stuart Broad were the first four to do before Woakes.
1- Woakes is the only player to have batting average of more than 50 and bowling average of less than 10 at a venue picking minimum of 10 wickets. He averages 122.00 with bat in five innings and 9.93 with ball picking 16 wickets.
2011- Last time any player batting at No.7 or lower scored a century at Lord's - Matt Prior, also against India. The last four such instances, including Woakes, have all come against Asian teams. Prior had done it against Sri Lanka in the same year and Broad against Pakistan in 2010. The last player from any team to hit a century at No. 7 or lower against India were BJ Watling and Jimmy Neesham in the same innings at Wellington in 2014.
6- Centuries by England players at No. 7 and lower in Tests since start of 2016, easily the most among all teams. Jonny Bairstow has made three, Moeen Ali two and Woakes the sixth. Their players average 24.39 at No.7 and lower in this period, second only to India's marginally higher average of 24.57.
189- The partnership between Woakes and Bairstow for the sixth wicket. There has been only one bigger stand for that wicket for England at Lord's - an unbeaten 190 between Ian Bell and Prior against West Indies in 2007. This was the seventh century stand for England for the sixth wicket from 2016 onwards and Bairstow has been involved in six of those.
2010- Last time England gained a first innings lead of 250 or more at Lord's, which came against Pakistan after dismissing them for 74. They lead by 250 in this Test at end of day three. England have taken a first innings lead of 200-plus 32 times before this match and never finished on losing side.

Bharath Seervi is stats sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo. @SeerviBharath