STATS COLUMN : ENGLAND VS IRELAND 2020 ODI SERIES

England vs Ireland 2020

England have won 2 series within a week, first against the West Indies & now against the Irishmen. After winning the first two matches in the ODI series they not only lost the final match but also all 10 important points in the ICC ODI World Cup Super League. Here is some important numbers related to England vs Ireland 2020 ODI series

# Head To Head (ODIs)

MATCHES13
ENG WON10
IRE WON2
NR1

# England Since 2015 World Cup

MATCHES105
WON68
LOST28
TIED2
NR7

Note : World Cup Final of 2019 counted as a “Tie”

England vs Ireland

Player To Score Most Runs in The Series

PR Sterling156
EJG Morgan142
SW Billings132
A Balbirnie131
C Campher127

Most Wickets in The Series

DA Willy8
CA Young6
C Campher5
JB Littile5
AU Rashid5

# 3rd match was Ireland’s only second win in international cricket in England out of 11 appearances. Last time Ireland won a match in England was in 2009 T20 World Cup against Bangladesh.

# Successful Run Chases in England Against England

Ireland chased down the highest total of 329 runs against England in England. Previous best was India’s famous victory at Lord’s in 2002 Natwest Trophy Final.

Ireland329
India326
Sri Lanka324
India317
New Zealand306

# 2 Players From Ireland Scoring 100 in A Same ODI

As Paul Sterling & Andy Balbirnie scored 100 in the 3rd match they have become 3rd Irish Irish Pair to score 100 in a same ODI & only Irish pair to score 100 while chasing.

  • William Porterfield & Kevin O’Brien VS Kenya (2007)
  • William Porterfield & Andy Balbirnie VS UAE (2018)
  • Paul Sterling & Andy Balbirnie VS England (2020)

# Best Partnership For Ireland While Chasing

Paul Sterling & Andy Balbirnie made 214 runs partnership which is Ireland’s only 200 runs partnership while chasing.

  • Paul Sterling & Andy Balbirnie 214 VS England (2020)
  • Eoin Morgan & Kevin O’Brien 181* VS Canada (2009)
  • Paul Sterling & William Porterfield 177 VS Netherlands (2011)
  • Alex Cusack & Kevin O’Brien 162 VS England (2011)
  • Andrew White & Kevin O’Brien 160 VS Scotland (2010)

# Sterling The Lucky Charm

Ireland never lost a match whenever Paul Sterling scores 100 while chasing in ODIs. Ireland’s result when Sterling scores 100

  • Victory against Netherlands 2011
  • Tie (D/L Method) against Pakistan 2013
  • Victory against Afghanistan 2017
  • Victory against England 2020
England vs Ireland 2020

# Fastest ODI 100 Against Ireland

Eoin Morgan scored 100 off 78 balls in the 3rd match of the series which is 3rd fastest 100 against Ireland. Fastest 100 against Ireland

  • Sharjeel Khan 61 balls (2016)
  • Ravi Bopara 74 balls (2013)
  • Eoin Morgan 78 balls (2020)
  • Shaiman Anwar 79 balls (2015)
  • Brendan Taylor 79 balls (2015)

# Most Consecutive 50s Since Debut (ODI)

In the second match, Curtis Campher became 21st player to score 2 consecutive 50s in his first 2 ODI innings since debut. Though, Tom Copper scored 3 consecutive 50s in his first 3 ODI innings & Navjot Singh Sidhu scored 4 consecutive 50s in his first 4 ODI innings, he is only one to do so. List of players scoring consecutive ODI 50s since debut

Afsar Zazai60 & 51
Chris Douglas69 & 53
Curtis
Campher
59* & 68
David Hussey50 & 52
Ian Chappell60 & 53
Khurram
Manzor
50 & 69
Mark Dekker79 & 55
Maxwell
O’Dowd
86* & 59
Mohammad
Yousuf
59* & 66
Michael Jones87 & 74
Nasir
Jamshed
61 & 74
Navjot Sidhu73, 75,
51 & 55
Phillip
Simmons
50 & 89
Ramiz Raza75 & 59
Rassie van der Dussen93 & 80*
Raza-ur-
Rehman
70 & 51
Sohaib Maqsood56 & 53
Tom Copper80*, 87 & 67
Usman Ghani70 & 55
Vani Morea54 & 65*
John Edrich82 & 90

# 50 Runs & 1 Wicket in Consecutive ODIs

Curtis Campher became the only player to score 50 & take at least one wicket in his first 2 ODI matches since debut.

# 3 Or More Ducks By England in Winning Cause (Batting 2nd)

Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan & Moen Ali scored duck in the second ODI for England but still England won the match. Here is some other instances

  • 1) 3 Ducks – VS Australia (1980)
  • 2) 3 Ducks – VS Zimbabwe (2000)
  • 3) 3 Ducks – VS Australia (2010)
  • 4) 3 Ducks – VS Ireland (2nd ODI)

Note : 3 Englishmen also scored duck in the 2019 World Cup final but technically it was a tie in normal play.

# 2 50+ partnerships for 7th Wicket Or below in ODIs v England

  • West Indies 59 (8th) & 106* (10th) (1984 )
  • Ireland 60 (7th) & 56 (8th) (2nd ODI)

# Adil Rashid’s 150 ODI Wickets

Adil Rashid became first England spinner to take 150 wickets in ODI. Fastest to take 150 wickets among non Asian spinners

  • Imran Tahir 87
  • Shane Warne 93
  • Adil Rashid 96
  • Brad Hogg 108
  • Daniel Vettori 145
  • Carl Hopper 150
  • Chris Gayle 158

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