Home > News >

India vs England, 5th Test, Day 2 at The Oval: Statistical highlights

Joe Root © Getty Images
Joe Root scored an unbeaten 92 on Day 2 of the Test match © Getty Images

London: Aug 17, 2014

Statistical highlights of the second day’s play in the fifth and final cricket Test between India and England at The Oval here.

# Joe Root‘s unbeaten 92 is his eighth fifty in Tests – his fifth against India.

# As against his overseas average of 28.69, Root is averaging 62.00 in Tests in England.

# Root has totalled 461 runs in the current series at an average of 92.20, including a century and four fifties – his best ever performance in a Test rubber.

# Root has recorded fifties in three consecutive innings for the first time in Tests.

# Root became the fourth Englishman to register fifty or more in each of a five-Test rubber – his sequence of scores are 154 not out at Trent Bridge, 13 and 66 at Lord’s, 3 and 56 at Southampton, 77 at Manchester and 92 not out at The Oval.

# Root has joined Wally Hammond (vs South Africa in 1938-39), Peter May (vs South Africa in 1955) and Robin Smith (vs Australia in 1989). All four have managed fifty-plus in each Test in the five-Test series.

# Gary Ballance (64 off 117 balls) has recorded his third Test fifty – his second against India. He is the top run-getter for England in Tests this year – his aggregate is 729 (ave 60.75), including three centuries and three fifties, in 13 innings. He became the first batsman to manage 500 runs in the series – his tally being 503 (ave 71.85) in five Tests.

# Ballance became the second left-handed batsman to manage 500 runs in a Test series for England against India.

# Alastair Cook (79 off 183 balls) has posted his 38th Test fifty – his seventh against India. He has recorded seven hundreds and nine fifties as captain.

# Against India, Cook, as captain, has posted six fifty-plus innings in 15 innings against India – the most by an England captain against India, eclipsing Graham Gooch’s five in 10 innings.

# Cook has managed 1735 runs at an average of 54.21 in 20 Tests against India, setting a record for the highest run-aggregate for England against India, surpassing Graham Gooch’s tally of 1725 (ave 55.64) in 19 Tests.

# Sam Robson and Alastair Cook put on a 66-run stand – England’s highest opening partnership in Tests this year, bettering the 53 by the same pair at Southampton.

# Cook and Ballance were involved in a 125-run partnership – England’s second highest for the second wicket vs India at The Oval, behind the 174 between Michael Vaughan and Mark Butcher in 2002.

# Since producing two for 73 vs Australia at Adelaide in January 2012, Ravichandran Ashwin has claimed wickets in an away Test for the first time. In his previous two overseas Tests at Johannesburg, December 2013 and Old Trafford, August 2014), he could not bag a wicket.

# Ishant Sharma has captured Ian Bell’s wicket seven times in Tests. The players dismissed by him most times in Tests are Cook (eight), Michael Clarke (seven), Ricky Ponting (seven) and Bell (seven).

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 20, 2014 (14:30 IST)   at Kolkata

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (11:30 IST)   at Dubai

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (19:00 IST)   at Cuttack

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Oct 25, 2014 (09:30 IST)   at Dhaka

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 27, 2014 (03:00 IST)   at Hamilton

More

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 24, 2014  at Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 72 runs

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 21, 2014  at Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 6 wkts

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 17, 2014  at Dharamsala

India won by 59 runs

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 14, 2014  at Visakhapatnam

Match cancelled

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 12, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Australia won by 1 run

Photos

Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test at Dubai

Videos

AB de Villiers praises team after win in 1st ODI

Pakistan hold advantage at stumps on Day 3 of 1st Test against Australia

Asad Shafiq emerges as dependable No 6 for Pakistan

Pakistan vs Australia 2014: Mitchell Johnson shows signs of effectiveness on unhelpful surfaces

South Africa vs New Zealand 2014: Vital for Brendon McCullum to find form quickly

Australia Australia tour of UAE 2014 Australia vs Pakistan Australia vs Pakistan 2014 Duleep Trophy India New Zealand New Zealand vs South Africa New Zealand vs South Africa 2014 Pakistan Pakistan vs Australia Pakistan vs Australia 2014 South Africa South Africa tour of New Zealand 2014 South Africa vs New Zealand South Africa vs New Zealand 2014

Duleep Trophy 2014: Central Zone lead by 81 runs as North Zone bowled out for 457

Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal in upcoming One-Day series

David Warner feels lucky to have equalled Don Bradman’s record

Kapil Dev’s Dev Musco Lighting accused of inflated costs by GCA

VVS Laxman advises budding batsmen to score big hundreds

Pakistan vs Australia 2014: Spin hunt continues for visitors

Sarfaraz Ahmed may have trumped the Akmals as Pakistan’s wicketkeeper-batsman across formats

Don Bradman — even if every chance he ever gave in his career was accepted, he would still remain head and shoulders above the others

Len Hutton’s hundred gets reported as illness

Viv Richards’ 6/41 bowls West Indies to a thrilling victory over India

Fan of the Day

Suraj Gowda

Suraj Gowda

642 Posts | 9 Fans

Virat Kohli's Family Meets Anushka Sharma

How to make tamarind or imli packs for hair and skin

Duleep Trophy 2014: Central Zone lead by 81 runs as North Zone bowled out for 457

BREAKING NEWS: Fire on the sets of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein and Kumkum Bhagya

Pankaj Advani shocks Peter Gilchrist to win World Billiards Championship title

Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal in upcoming One-Day series

Google partners Oxford University to teach machines to think

Top Sex Positions: Frog Princess

NGOs pursue education for all

International programme in Animal Husbandry

Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues, reports $950 million Q3 net profit

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here