India vs England: First ODI statistical review

MS Dhoni has hit four successive fifties in ODIs all against England Getty Images

Hyderabad: Oct 15, 2011

Statistical highlights of the first one-dayer between India played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

# Suresh Raina is the 16th Indian player to amass 3,000 runs in ODIs – 3054 at an average of 35.51 in 126 matches.

# Raina (61 off 55 balls) posted his sixth fifty against England – his 18th in ODIs. He has managed an average of 40-plus against England – 602 (ave.40.13) in 18 matches.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni is averaging 49.15 in ODIs this year, totalling 639 runs in 20 matches, including five half-centuries.

# Dhoni has received his first Man Of the Match award against England – his 15th in ODIs

# Dhoni has completed his 10,000 international runs – 10,073 at an average of 43.79, including 11 centuries and 65 fifties, in 280 matches, the break-up being 3242 in Tests, 6372 in ODIs and 459 in Twenty20 Internationals.

# Dhoni is the only skipper to maintain a batting average of 50-plus apart from totalling 3,000 runs or more in ODIs – 3895 at an average of 54.85 in 108 matches.

# Dhoni is the first Indian wicketkeeper to take 20 catches in India-England ODIs, emulating Matt Prior’s feat for England against India.

# Alastair Cook (60) has recorded his ninth fifty in ODIs – his third against India. As captain, he is averaging 56.91 in ODIs – 683 runs in 14 matches, including a hundred and six fifties.

# Ravindra Jadeja (3/34) has registered his best bowling performance against England in ODIs, obliterating the 2 for 42 at The Oval on Sepember 9, 2011.

# Jadeja’s performance is his second best in ODIs, next only to the 4 for 32 against Sri Lanka at Cuttack on December 21, 2009.

# Jadeja is averaging 27.00 in a winning cause – 26 wickets in 19 matches.# Dhoni is the first captain-cum-wicketkeeper to take 100 catches in ODIs. He has effected 140 dismissals – 100 catches + 40 stumpings in 108 games.

# India recorded their first victory in four games at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad. They had lost by 5 wickets to South Africa on November 16,2005; by 47 runs on October 5, 2007 and by 3 runs on November 5, 2009 – both to Australia.

# India’s 126-run triumph is their second largest in terms of runs over England, next only to the 158-run victory at Rajkot on November 14, 2008.

# India have posted eight totals of 300 or more against England in ODIs.

# India (300/7) became the first team to register two totals of 300 or more at Uppal – their highest is 347 against Australia on November 5, 2009.

# Ravichandran Ashwin (3/35) produced his best bowling performance against England – his second best in ODIs, next only to the 3 for 24 against New Zealand at Chennai on December 10, 2010.

# Umesh Yadav (2/32) recorded his best bowling figures in ODIs.

# Dhoni, for the first time, has posted four successive fifties in ODIs all against England – 69 at The Oval, 78 not out at Lord’s, 50 not out at Cardiff and 87 not out at Hyderabad.

# Dhoni took his average to 50-plus in ODIs, aggregating 6372 at an average of 50.17 in 192 matches, including seven hundreds and 42 fifties. He is the second batsman to amass 6,000 runs or more apart from recording an average of 50-plus.

# Michael Bevan had managed 6912 at an average of 53.58 in 232 matches.

# Gautam Gambhir (32 off 33 balls) posted his highest innings at Uppal, Hyderabad. (PTI)