England's win against Australia in statistics
Eoin Morgan's unbeaten 89 off 63 balls followed by a steady bowling attack helped hosts England register a 15-run win against Australia in the opening ODI at the Lord's on Friday. A statistical look at how the match was played out.
# Michael Clarke has become the fifth batsman to complete 7,000 runs or more for Australia in ODIs, joining Ricky Ponting (13589), Adam Gilchrist (9585), Mark Waugh (8500) and Steve Waugh (7569),
# Clarke's 61 off 67 balls is his third consecutive innings of 50-plus against England in ODIs.Â He had recorded 54 at Brisbane and 82 at SCG in his previous two innings - both in January/February last year.
# Clarke's aforesaid innings is his tenth fifty against England - his 52nd in ODIs.
# Clarke's splendid 61 is his second fifty at Lord's = the first was an unbeaten 62 against England on September 12, 2009.
# England's win by 15 runs is their first triumph over Australia in fifteen years at Lord's = their last win was by 6 wickets on May 25, 1997.
# England's aforesaid win is their fifth out of 13 played against Australia at Lord's.
# England (272 for five) have recorded their second highest against Australia at Lord's, next only to the 278 for seven on May 29, 1989,
# Ian Bell and Alastair were involved in a stand of 74 for the first wicket.Â England's only century partnership for this wicket-position against Australia at Lord's is 123 between Graham Gooch and David Gower on May 29, 1989.
# Bell and Cook have registered their third partnership of fifty-plus for the first wicket in four innings in ODIs, the sequence being 53 against New Zealand at Lord's on June 28, 2008; 0 vs West Indies at Southampton on June 16, 122 vs West Indies at The Oval on June 19 and 74 vs Australia at Lord's on June 29 - all three this year.
# The Bell-Cook opening pair has averaged 62.25 in four innings - 249 runs, including three stands of 50-plus in ODIs.
# Brett Lee (ave.23.17 in 219 matches), with Ian Bell's wicket, has equalled Glenn McGrath's tally of 380 wickets (21.98 in 249 games) in ODIs.Â Both share an Australian record for most wickets in Limited-overs internationals.
# Jonathan Trott's superb 54 off 70 balls is his 16th fifty in ODIs - his first at Lord's.
# Eoin Morgan (89 not out off 63 balls) has recorded his third fifty against Australia - his 16th in ODIs.
# Morgan's aforesaid innings is his first fifty in ODIs at Lord's.
# Morgan's superb innings is the third highest by England's number five batsman in a winning cause against Australia in ODIs.Â Paul Collingwood had posted 120 not out at MCG on February 9, 2007 - the highest for England in a winning cause.Â Morgan had made an unbeaten 103 at Southampton on June 22, 2010.
# Morgan's strike rate of 141.26 is the highest by an England player against Australia in ODIs (minimum 80 runs), surpassing Kevin Pietersen's strike rate of 140.00 - 91 not out off 65 balls - at Bristol on June 19, 2005.
# Morgan has got his seventh Man of the Match award in ODIs - his second against Australia.
# Morgan and Kieswetter were associated in a stand of 83 for the fifth wicket - England's second highest against Australia at Lord's next only to the 103 between Paul Collingwood and Andrew Flintoff on July 10, 2005. The run-rate registered by the said pair is the highest by an England pair for the fifth wicket against Australia.Â Overall, the said run-rate is the sixth highest for England in ODIs (minimum qualification: 50 runs).Â Kevin Pietersen and Owais Shah, during their partnership of 73 off 36 balls against New Zealand at Chester-le-Street on June 15, 2008, had registered run rate of 12.16 - an England record for the fifth wicket.
# Morgan and Trott were associated in a stand of 68 for the fourth wicket - England's highest against Australia at Lord's, surpassing the 60 between John Crawley and Graham Thorpe at May 25, 1997.
# David Warner's first half-century against England is his fifth in ODIs.
# Warner's runs' tally of 722 (ave.42.47) in 18 matches, including two centuries and three fifties, in 18 matches is the highest by an Australian this year.
# Alastair Cook (40 off 59 balls) has averaged 67.85 in ODIs this year - 475 run in seven innings, including three hundreds and a fifty.
# Ian Bell (41) has averaged 73.33 in ODIs this year - 220 runs in three innings, his sequence of scores being 126 & 53 against the West Indies followed by 41 against Australia.