Published on January 20th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
Yuvraj’s career best and Dhoni’s 200 sixes in ODIs
Barabati Stadium, Cuttack witnessed one of the high voltage match between India and England, aggregating nearly 750. Yuvraj Singh registered his career best ODI score while MS Dhoni became the first Indian batsman to hit 200 sixes in ODIs for India.
Here are some of the statistical highlights of second ODI between India and England.
150 Yuvraj Singh registered his career best in ODIs today. His previous highest score in ODIs was 139 vs Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in 2004. India lost that match by 2 wickets and 1 ball remaining.
2011 Last time Yuvraj scored ODI century. It took around six years to score a hundred. His last one was against West Indies in 2011 World Cup.
203 Sixes hit by Mahendra Singh Dhoni in ODIs (196 for India and 7 for Asia XI). Fifth batsman to hit 200+ sixes in ODIs. Also, he has most sixes for India in ODIs. He surpasses Sachin Tendulkar’s tally of 195 sixes.
10 Times Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni added 100 runs partnership for India. Fifth most century partnership for India in ODIs. Ganguly-Tendulkar (26), Sehwag-Tendulkar (13), Dravid-Ganguly (11), Dravid Tendulkar (11) have more than this pair.
256 Runs added by Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni for the fourth-wicket for India. This is second best fourth wicket partnership for India. Highest is by Mohammed Azharuddin and Ajay Jadeja (275*) against Zimbabwe in 1998.
2 India’s second best total against England in ODIs. Their previous best was 387/5 at Rajkot in 2008. Yuvraj had hundred in that match too. He had scored 138 not out and was Man of the Match. Today, his 150 rewarded his Man of the Match too.
366 England registered their highest ODI score against India. The previous best was 350/7 which came in last first ODI of this series at Pune.
747 Runs scored in this match. This is fourth highest aggregate in ODI history. Previous best are 872 (South Africa vs Australia in 2006), 825 (India vs Sri Lanka in 2009), 763 (England vs New Zealand in 2015).
10 Times England have scored 350 or more runs in an inning in ODI. 8 out of 10 have come after 2015 World Cup.