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Stats Analysis

Hardik Pandya's rare all-round feat, and Rishabh Pant's career-best innings

The victory at Old Trafford helped India achieve only their fourth ODI series win in England

Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya put on a century stand after coming together at 72 for 4 at Old Trafford  •  Getty Images

Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya put on a century stand after coming together at 72 for 4 at Old Trafford  •  Getty Images

4 Bilateral ODI series wins for India in England. Their previous victories came in 2014, when they won 3-1; in 1986, when the series was level 1-1 but India were declared winners based on higher scoring rate; and in 1990, when India beat England 2-0.
125* Rishabh Pant's career-best score that led India to victory in the 3rd ODI at Old Trafford. It is the second highest score for an Indian wicketkeeper in England, after Rahul Dravid's 145 against Sri Lanka during the 1999 World Cup. Pant's 125* is also the second highest score for an Indian wicketkeeper in an ODI chase, behind MS Dhoni's 183* against Sri Lanka in 2005.
2 Number of scores higher than Pant's 125* while batting at No.4 or lower for India in an ODI chase. Virat Kohli scored 139* in Ranchi in 2014 and 133* in Hobart in 2012 while batting at No.4 against Sri Lanka.
4 Players with 50-plus runs and 4-plus wickets for India in a men's ODI. Before Hardik in the third ODI against England, the previous player to achieve this feat was Yuvraj Singh against Ireland in the 2011 World Cup. Hardik's spell of 4 for 24 at Old Trafford was his career-best performance in ODIs. Coincidentally, his career-best figures in Tests and T20Is - 6 for 50 and 4 for 33 - have also come against England in England.
3 Number of ODI series lost by England at home since the start of 2015. Both their previous series defeats in this period came against Australia - in 2015 and 2020.
19.2 England's batting average in this series, their lowest in a men's ODI competition comprising three or more games since July 2007.
2011 The previous instance of India successfully completing an ODI chase after losing three or more wickets in the first ten overs - against West Indies in Cuttack. Since then, India had lost nine chases in which they lost three or more wickets, up until the victory against England at Old Trafford.

Sampath Bandarupalli is a statistician at ESPNcricinfo