England vs Australia stats: Michael Clarke registers fifth ODI century as captain
It was skipper and vice-captain in Michael Clarke and George Bailey who did the trick for Australia with the bat. Kevin Pietersen and Jos Buttler tried hard for England but could not stop the rampaging Aussies in the 2nd ODI at Old Trafford.
Australia vs England
Statistical Highlights - 2nd ODI
# Australia have won 68 and lost 47 out of 119 played vs England in ODIs (NR 2 & Tied 2) - winning % 58.97.
# Australia have won 26 and lost 25 out of 54 played vs England in England in ODIs (Tied 2 & NR 1).
# Australia (315/7) have registered their highest total vs England in England in ODIs, obliterating the 302 for six at Nottingham on September 15, 2009.
# Overall, Australia's aforesaid total is their third highest in England in ODIs - the highest being 328 for five vs Sri Lanka at The Oval on June 11, 1975.
# Australia's 315 for seven is the second highest total at Old Trafford, Manchester, next only to Sri Lanka's 318 for seven vs England on June 28, 2006.
# Michael Clarke's eighth ODI century is his fifth as Australian captain.
# Clarke (105 off 102 balls) has recorded his first century vs England in ODIs - his previous highest being an unbeaten 99 off 106 balls at The Oval on June 30, 2010.
# Clarke is the first Australian player to register a hundred at Old Trafford, Manchester in ODIs. (Before today's game, Mark Taylor's 79 off 126 balls vs England on May 19, 1993 was the highest at this venue.)
# Thanks to his first hundred in England, Clarke is now averaging 50-plus in ODIs in England - his aggregate being 952 in 27 matches at an average of 50.10.
# Clarke is the third batsman to post a century vs England at Old Trafford - the first two being West Indian, Vivian Richards - 189 not out on May 31, 1984 and Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardane - 100 on June 28, 2006.
# Clarke's 13th Man of the Match award in ODIs is his first vs England.
# Clarke enjoys an outstanding record in Australian wins - his tally being 5261 (ave.52.61) in 155 ODIs, including five hundreds and 42 fifties.
# George Bailey (82 off 67 balls) has registered his highest score vs England in ODIs, bettering the 65 at The Oval on July 1, 2012.
# Bailey's aforesaid innings is his highest away from home - his third highest in ODIs - his top two innings being 125 not out vs West Indies at Melbourne at Perth on February 3, 2013 and 89 vs Sri Lanka at Melbourne on January 11, 2013.
# Bailey's third fifty vs England is his seventh in ODIs.
# Bailey's strike rate of 122.38 is his highest in an innings of fifty-plus in ODIs.
# Bailey is averaging 52.90 in ODIs in 2013 - his tally being 529 in 13 matches, including a hundred and four fifties.
# Bailey is the first Australian to manage 500 runs or more in ODIs this year.
# Clarke and Bailey were involved in a stand of 155 - Australia's highest fourth-wicket stand vs England at Old Trafford in ODIs.
# The aforesaid partnership is the highest fourth-wicket stand by any pair at Old Trafford in ODIs, eclipsing the 145 (unbroken) between Jacques Kallis and Jacques Rudolph on July 3, 2003.
# Kevin Pietersen (60 off 66 balls) has posted his 25th fifty in ODIs - his fifth vs Australia.
# While batting at number one position for the first time, Pietersen has registered seventh fifty in ODIs in England.
# Eoin Morgan (54) has recorded his 18th fifty in ODIs - his fourth vs Australia.
# Jos Butler (75 off 65 balls) has posted his highest score in ODIs, outstripping the 47 not out vs New Zealand at Nottingham on June 5, 2013.
# Clint McKay (3/47) has produced his best bowling performance vs England in ODIs, eclipsing the 2 for 29 at Chester-le-Street on July 7, 2012.
# McKay is averaging 16.59 in Australian wins - his tally being 59 wickets in 26 ODIs.
# Mitchell Johnson (150) is the fourth Australian bowler to complete 150 wickets or more in wins in ODIs, joining Glenn McGrath (300), Brett Lee (297) and Shane Warne (212).