ICC Champions Trophy stats: James Anderson becomes leading ODI wicket-taker for England
James Anderson, with 237 wickets at an average of 29.58 in 170 matches, is the leading England wicket-taker in ODIs, eclipsing Darren Gough's tally of 235 at 26.42 in 159 matches.
# England's 48-run triumph is their second in four matches against Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy - both at Edgbaston, Birmingham - their first being by six wickets on September 21, 2004.
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# Australia's 48-run defeat is their biggest in terms of runs in the ICC Champions Trophy, eclipsing the 44-run loss to India at Dhaka on October 28, 1998.
# Of the eight result-oriented games between the two teams at Edgbaston in ODIs, England have won five and lost three. (Read match report)
# England have won 47 and lost 67 out of 118 played against Australia in ODIs (NR 2 and Tied two) - winning % 41.37.
# England (269-6) have registered their highest total against Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy, obliterating the 262 for four at Birmingham on September 21, 2004.
# James Anderson, with 237 wickets at an average of 29.58 in 170 matches, is the leading England wicket-taker in ODIs, eclipsing Darren Gough's tally of 235 at 26.42 in 159 matches.
# Anderson's figures of three for 30 are his best against Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy - his second best overall, next only to the 3 for 20 against Sri Lanka at Johannesburg on September 25, 2009.
# Anderson took his tally of wickets to 36 at an average of 37.27 in 29 matches, establishing an England record against Australia in ODIs, surpassing Ian Botham's tally of 35 at 33.48 in 33 matches.
# Ian Bell (91 off 115 balls) has recorded his 27th fifty in ODIs - his sixth against Australia.
# Bell's 91 is his highest international score in twelve innings at Edgbaston, eclipsing the 79 against India in an ODI on August 27, 2007.
# Bell's above innings is the highest by an England player against Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy, eclipsing the 86 by Michael Vaughan at Birmingham on September 21, 2004.
# Bell has posted his highest score in the ICC Champions Trophy, obliterating the 50 vs West Indies at Ahmedabad on October 28, 2006.
# Bell has been a consistent performer in 2013, aggregating 582 at an average of 52.90 in twelve matches - the highest runs' tally this year by any batsman in ODIs.
# Amongst the 90-plus innings for England in the ICC Champions Trophy, Bell's strike rate of 79.13 is the lowest.
# Bell's first Man of the Match award against Australia is his ninth in ODIs.
# Bell and Cook became the second English pair to reach 1000 runs for the first wicket in ODIs - 1013 (ave.44.04) in 24 innings, including two century stands and seven between 50 and 89, in 24 innings.
# Nick Knight and Marcus Trescothick had managed 1567 (ave.36.44) for the first wicket in 43 innings in ODIs, including four hundred-plus stands and eight fifty-plus.
# Jonathan Trott enjoys superb record against Australia in ODIs, aggregating 563 in twelve innings at an average of 56.30, including two hundreds and three fifties.
# Amongst the batsmen with 500 runs or more against Australia in ODIs, Trott's average is the highest, followed by Clive Lloyd (54.22), Geoff Boycott (52.76), Abraham de Villiers (51.35) and Vivian Richards (50.86).
# Trott's overall batting average of 52.10 (2605 runs in 61 matches) is the highest amongst the England players in ODIs.(minimum 20 innings).
# Bell and Trott have shared a stand of 111 - England's second highest partnership for any wicket against Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy - the highest is 140 for the second wicket between Trescothick and Vaughan at Birmingham on September 21, 2004.
# Trott and Bell became the first English pair to record three century stands for the second wicket - their aggregate being 697 in ten innings at an average of 69.70. The pair also shared four stands of fifty-plus. Their average is the best amongst the English pairs with 500 runs or more for the second wicket.
# Trott and Bell have shared five century stands for all wickets in ODIs, equalling an England record, previously held by Nasser Hussain and Nick Knight and Trescothick and Knight. Trott-Bell pair is averaging 51.04 overall in ODIs - 1276 runs in 26 innings.
# Mitchell Starc (10-0-75-1) has produced the worst bowling figures in terms of runs conceded in an ODI for Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy, obliterating the 9-0-71-3 by Michael Kasprowicz against India at Dhaka on October 28, 1998. These figures are the worst in an ODI by Starc.
# Ravi Bopara (46 not out off 37 balls) has registered his highest score in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Bopara and Bresnan have shared an unbroken stand of 56 for the seventh wicket - England's fourth highest in the ICC Champions Trophy. The record seventh-wicket stand is 107 between Bresnan and Luke Wright against Australia at Centurion on October 2,2009.
# Of the fifteen fifty-plus partnerships for the seventh wicket in the ICC Champions Trophy, England have recorded four - the most by any team.
# David Warner has been a mediocre performer since July 2012 in ODIs, totalling 201 in eleven innings at an average of 18.27, including a fifty (60 vs Sri Lanka at Sydney on January 20, 2013) - his strike rate being 62.03.
# For the first time in fifteen months in ODIs, Warner's career average fell below 30 - 1133 in 39 matches at an average of 29.81.
# Shane Watson has been dismissed by Tim Bresnan five times - the most by an England bowler. Only Lasith Malinga has dismissed Watson most times (six) in ODIs.
# George Bailey (55 off 69 balls) has recorded his second fifty as captain in ODIs - his first being 89 vs Sri Lanka at Melbourne on January 11, 2013.
# Bailey's second fifty against England is his fifth in ODIs - his career-best being 125 not out against the West Indies at Perth on February 3, 2013.
# James Faulkner (54 not out off 42 balls) has posted his maiden fifty in ODIs.
# Faulkner is the second number eight batsman to post a fifty for Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy - the first being Mitchell Johnson's 73 not out off 47 balls vs West Indies at Johannesburg on September 26, 2009.
# Overall, six batsmen have recorded fifty-plus while batting at number eight in the ICC Champions Trophy - the highest being 80 by Bresnan vs Australia at Centurion on October 2, 2009.
# Faulkner and Clint McKay put on 31 (unbroken) - Australia's highest tenth-wicket partnership in the ICC Champions Trophy. The said partnership is the highest by any pair for the tenth wicket vs England in the ICC Champions Trophy.