England vs West Indies: Statistical highlights

Updated: Mar 18, 2011, 15:45 PM IST

Chennai: Statistical highlights of the Group B match of the cricket World Cup between England and West Indies here on Thursday.

  • Kemar Roach has captured 13 wickets at an average of 12.00 in five matches - the most by a West Indian in the 2011 edition of the world cup.
  • Roach is now the third bowler to claim 13 wickets or more in the present edition of the world cup, joining Shahid Afridi (16) and Harvir Baidwan (13).
  • Sulieman Benn (10-0-56-0) has registered his worst performance at the world cup.
  • Darren Sammy (41 off 29 balls) has recorded his best innings at the world cup.
  • Russell`s best innings (49) is the third best by a number eight batsman for West Indies at the world cup – the top highest innings being 61 not out by Deryck Murray against Pakistan at Birmingham on June 11, 1975 and 50 by Ridley Jacobs against New Zealand at Port Elizabeth on February 13, 2003.
  • Russell has become the first West Indian to post 40-plus and capture four wickets in the same World Cup match. The said instance is the eleventh in the world cup history.
  • England`s 18-run victory is their narrowest by runs margin against West Indies at the world cup - their fifth in six world cup games against West Indies.
  • England have won five consecutive games against West Indies since 1987.
  • West Indies` only win against England was by 92 runs at Lord`s on June 23, 1979.
  • Of the three narrowest wins by runs margin in the present world cup, England have recorded two - their first being by six runs against South Africa at Chennai on March 6, 2011.
  • James Tredwell (4/48) has recorded his best bowling performance in ODIs.
  • Tredwell has received his first Man of the Match award.
  • Chris Gayle`s ODI record in India is marvellous, aggregating 1117 (ave.55.85) in 22 matches - including six centuries and three fifties. His batting average is the second highest in India amongst the batsmen with 1000 runs or more in ODIs in India.
  • Australia`s Michael Bevan had amassed 1018 at an average of 59.88 in 28 matches on Indian soil.
  • Jonathan Trott (47) is the top run-scorer in the present competition with 336 at an average of 56.00, including four fifties.
  • Andrew Strauss` aggregate of 329 in six matches at an average of 54.83, including one century and one fifty, is the next highest.
  • Playing in his second ODI, Andre Russell has registered his first instance of four wickets in an innings.