New Delhi: The statistical highlights from India's five-wicket win against England at Mohali.
# Suresh Raina has received his ninth Man of the Match award in ODIs - his fourth against England.
# Raina is the first batsman to record three fifties - all in successive innings┬ - 50 at Rajkot; 55 at Kochi and 89 not out at Mohali. With 194 runs at an average of 97.00 in only three innings, he is the leading run-scorer in the present series.
# Raina's tenth half-century against England in 26 ODIs is his 27th in ODIs.
# Raina's supeerb knock is his highest against England in ODIs, eclipsing the 84 at Lord's on September 11, 2011.
# Under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's capaincy, India have won 77 and lost 46 out of 134 contested in ODIs (NR 8 & Tied 3) - winning % 62.30.┬ He has bettered Sourav Ganguly's tally of 76 wins in 147 matches.┬ Only Mohammamd Azharuddin has recorded more wins (90 in 174) than Dhoni as an Indian captain.
# For the first time in India, India have won four consecutive bilateral series against England - 5-1 in 2005-06; 5-0 in 2008-09; 5-0 in 2011-12 and 3-1 in 2012-13.
# India enjoy 100% record at Mohali, winning both their games at PCA Stadium on October 20, 2011 and January 13, 2013.
# Alastair Cook has taken his runs' tally in the series to 185 at an average of 46.25 - the highest by an England player.
# Cook (76 off 106 balls) has registered his 15th fifty in ODIs - his sixth against India.┬ The said innings is his highest score in ODIs in India, bettering the 75 at Rajkot on January 11, 2013.
# Cook and Pietersen were involved in a stand of 95 - England's highest for the second wicket at Mohali.
# Kevin Pietersen's brilliant innings of 76 off 93 balls is his eighth fifty against India - his 24th in ODIs.
# Ravindra Jadeja, with eight wickets at an average of 14.50, is his best performance in a series in terms of averages.┬ He is the leading wicket-taker for India in the present series.
# Joe Root (57 not out off 45 balls) has registered his maiden fifty in ODIs.┬ ┬
# Rohit Sharma (83 off 93 balls) has recorded his first fifty┬ against England - his 13th in ODIs. The said knock is his first fifty as an opener in ODIs.┬ Since recording 95 against the West Indies at Ahmedabad on December 5, 2011, Sharma has posted his highest score in 16 innings.
# In the course of his aforesaid knock, Sharma has completed his 2,000 runs in ODIs - 2061 at an average of 31.22 in 87 matches.
Story first published on: Wednesday, 23 January 2013 22:00 IST