India, under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's captaincy, have won the ICC World Cup, ICC World Twenty20 and the ICC Champions Trophy - the first captain to have won all three ICC trophies. India beat England by 5 runs in a rain-curtailed final of the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.
India, under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's captaincy, have won the ICC World Cup, ICC World Twenty20 and the ICC Champions Trophy - the first captain to have won all three ICC trophies. India beat England by 5 runs in a rain-curtailed final of the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. Here are some other statistical highlights:
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# India have won both the Grand Finals against England in ODIs - by two wickets in the NatWest series at Lord's on July 13, 2002 and by five runs at Edgbaston in the ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on June 23, 2013.
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# India have defeated England in all three games in the ICC Champions Trophy, enjoying 100% success rate - their previous two wins being by eight wickets at Colombo (RPS) on September 22, 2002 and by four wickets at Jaipur on October 15, 2006.
# For the first time, a team batting first, has won the final of the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Also for the first time, India have won six games in succession in the ICC Champions Trophy - between September 30, 2009 and June 23, 2013.
# Shikhar Dhawan has established an Indian record for the highest run-aggregate in an ICC Champions Trophy competition - 363 runs (ave.90.75) in five matches, including two hundreds and a fifty. Only Chris Gayle has amassed more runs than Dhawan - 474 (ave.79.00) in eight matches in 2006-07.
# Dhawan has received his first Player of the series award in ODIs.
# Sourav Ganguly had managed 348 (ave.116.00) in four matches in 2000-01.
# Dhawan is the only batsman to aggregate 300 runs apart from recording strike rate of 100-plus (101.39) in an ICC Champions Trophy competition
# Rohit Sharma, with 177 runs at an average of 35.40 in five matches, is the second highest run-getter for India in the just concluded competition.
# Ravi Bopara (3/20) has produced his best bowling performance in the ICC Champions Trophy. The said performance is also his best vs India in ODIs.
# Bopara's excellent figures are the best by an England bowler vs India in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Bopara's figures of 3 for 20 are his second best in ODIs, next only to the four for 38 vs Bangladesh at Birmingham on July 12, 2010.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni's first duck vs England is his seventh in ODIs. As captain, Dhoni has posted his second duck in 140 matches - his first being vs Australia at Visakhapatnam on October 20, 2010.
# Virat Kohli (43 off 34 balls) has posted his highest score in six ODI finals, outstripping the 37 off 57 balls vs Sri Lanka at Dambulla on August 28, 2010.
# Kohli has averaged 58.66 in the ICC CT 2013 - his tally being 176 in five matches, including a fifty.
# Ravindra Jadeja is averaging 52.16 vs England in ODIs - his aggregate being 313 in eleven innings (five times not out), including two fifties.
# Rohit Sharma's wicket today is the first in the mandatory Powerplay for India in the just concluded competition.
# Alastair Cook has averaged 32.20 in five matches in the just concluded ICC Champions Trophy - his aggregate being 161, including two fifties.
# James Anderson, with eleven wickets at 13.72 runs apiece in five matches, has set an England record for the highest wicket-aggregate in the ICC CT 2013, obliterating Stuart Broad's tally of ten at 15.50 runs apiece in three matches in 2009-10.
# Eoin Morgan (33 off 30 balls) has posted his highest score in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013.
# Ravi Bopara and Eoin Morgan have shared a stand of 64 - England's highest fifth-wicket partnership vs India in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Ravindra Jadeja, with 12 wickets at 12.83 runs apiece, has finished as the leading wicket-taker in the just concluded competition. His tally is an Indian record in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Jadeja's fourth MOM award vs England is his seventh in ODIs.
# Ravichandran Ashwin has taken three catches in an ODI for the first time.