ICC Champions Trophy Stats: George Bailey records successive fifties in the 2013 edition

Updated: 13 June 2013 00:03 IST

George Bailey has recorded successive fifties in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 - 55 vs England and 55 vs New Zealand - both at Birmingham in June.

ICC Champions Trophy Stats: George Bailey records successive fifties in the 2013 edition
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Statistical Highlights from the match between Australia and New Zealand:

# George Bailey has recorded successive fifties in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 - 55 vs England and 55 vs New Zealand - both at Birmingham in June.

# Ricky Ponting (five) and Bailey (two) are the only Australian captains to have registered fifties in the ICC Champions Trophy.

# Seven fifties by Australian captains - is a record in the ICC Champions Trophy. Apart from Ponting, Sourav Ganguly is the only other captain to post five fifties.

# Bailey's sixth fifty in ODIs is his first vs New Zealand on debut.

# Bailey, as captain, has registered his third fifty in five innings in ODIs - his highest being 89 in his very first game - vs Sri Lanka at Melbourne on January 11, 2013.

# Bailey's strike rate of 60.43 (55 off 91 balls) is the worst by an Australian captain, scoring fifty-plus in the ICC Champions Trophy.

# Bailey's above strike rate is the worst by any Test captain in the ICC Champions Trophy - the second best overall in this competition, next only to the 58.62 (51 off 87 balls) by Maurice Odumbo (Kenya) vs India at Nairobi (Gym.) on October 3, 2000.

# Glenn Maxwell's strike rate of 131.81 (29 not out off 22 balls) is quite impressive - his overall strike rate in ODIs being 112.68. He has registered only two fifties in twelve innings - both at strike rate of 145-plus.

# Matthew Wade (29 off 57 balls) has registered his highet score in the ICC Champions Trophy.

# Despite his first single-digit score in ten innings against New Zealand, Shane Watson is averaging 47.90 against them - 527 in fourteen innings, including a hundred and four fifties.

# Phillip Hughes has recorded his first duck in ODIs.

# George Bailey and Wade were involved in a stand of 64 - Australia's highest third-wicket partnership against New Zealand at Birmingham in ODIs.

# Adam Voges' first fifty (71 off 76 balls) vs New Zealand is his third in ODIs - his highest is 112 not out vs West Indies at Melbourne on February 10, 2013.

# Voges enjoys an outstanding record in ODIs - 618 runs in nineteen matches at an average of 51.50 - his strike rate being 91.69.

# Daniel Vettori's economy rate of 3.59 is quite impressive in the ICC

Champions Trophy - his tally being 17 wickets in sixteen matches. Amongst the bowlers with ten wickets or more in the ICC Champions Trophy, his economy rate is the best.

# Bailey and Voges were involved in a stand of 77 for the fourth wicket - Australia's highest for any wicket in the ICC Champions Trophy at Birmingham, eclipsing the 75 between Lehmann and Martyn for the fourth wicket vs England on September 21, 2004.

# Mitchell McClenaghan, with eight wickets at 13.50 runs apiece in two matches, is the top wicket-taker in the present competition. He is the only bowler to produce two four-wicket hauls in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013.

# Four wickets each in two successive games is a record by any bowler in the ICC Champions Trophy.

# In his first nine ODIs, McClenaghan has claimed 26 wickets at 17.03 runs apiece, including four four-wicket hauls - one each vs Australia, England, South Africa and Sri Lanka.

# McClenaghan's tally of 26 wickets in just nine ODIs is a record in ODIs. His tally is the highest by any bowler in ODIs in 2013 - the next best is Ryan McLaren's 25 wickets in eleven games at an average of 19.20 for South Africa.

# For the first time, 30 overs have been bowled by spinners for New Zealand in an ODI.

# Martin Guptill, despite posting four single-digit scores out of nine innings played this year, is averaging 65.83 in 2013 in ODIs, thanks mainly to his two hundreds vs England - 189 not out at Southampton and 103 not out at Lord's. He has managed 395 runs at a strike rate of 97.29.

# Clint McKay (2/10) has produced his best bowling performance in the ICC Champions Trophy as well as his best against New Zealand in ODIs.

Topics : Cricket ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Australia George Bailey New Zealand
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