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England's ODI series win in numbers

Highest scorer, top wicket takers, milestones – all of the numbers as we review a brilliant ODI series down under.

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England's ODI series win in numbers

England players celebrate their hard-fought victory in the final ODI in Perth

Here are all of the headline numbers as we look back on England's ODI series win in Australia.  

Matches

A whirlwind two weeks saw England and Australia compete for series honours in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. A total of five matches with four wins and one loss for the tourists to secure overall honours in dominant fashion. 

Melbourne scorecard
Brisbane scorecard
Sydney scorecard
Adelaide scorecard
Perth scorecard

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Behind the scenes - England celebrate in Perth

Go into the dressing room with the England team after the 4-1 series win over Australia

Total England runs scored

England notched up a total of 1,339 runs over the course of the series, 35 more than Australia’s overall total. 

Hundreds

Jason Roy: 100 off 92 balls in Melbourne, before kicking on to eventually make 180 from 151 deliveries in a powerhouse display.

DID YOU KNOW: Jason’s Roy’s 180 is England’s highest ever score in one-day cricket.

Jos Buttler: 100 not out off 83 balls in Sydney, running two off the last delivery of the innings to bring up a stunning hundred.

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Does science help our players hit more sixes?

England's batsmen took part in a power hitting test that measured launch angles, bat speed and distance

Fifties

Joe Root and Chris Woakes twice made half centuries while Jonny Bairstow also notched up a fifty in the Brisbane game. 

Joe Root: 50 off 59 balls in Melbourne, finishing unbeaten on 91 from 110 deliveries.
Jonny Bairstow: 50 off 41 balls before departing for 60 from 56.
Chris Woakes: a quick-fire 50 off 35 balls in Sydney, seeing out the innings on 53.
Chris Woakes: 50 off 62 balls in Adelaide, moving to 78 from 82 deliveries.
Joe Root: a vital 50 off 57 in Perth (the first ODI half century at the new stadium), and added further runs before his dismissal on 62. 

Most wickets

Adil Rashid topped the wicket-taking stats for both teams claiming 10 across the five matches, with Tom Curran's six – including his stunning 5-35 in the final game, at Perth – taking him to second on the list for England.

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Matches Played 2
Batting
Runs 66 AVG 33.00
100s 0
50s 0
Bowling
Wickets 2 AVG 100.00
BBI 1/65
BBM 1/82
Matches Played 24
Batting
Runs 292 AVG 41.71
100s 0
50s 0
Bowling
Wickets 28 AVG 38.07
BBM 5/35
BBM 0/0
Matches Played 24
Batting
Runs 54 AVG 13.50
100s 0
50s 0
Bowling
Wickets 24 AVG 29.00
BBM 4/36
BBM 0/0

Milestone moments

Jos Buttler: 100 ODI caps reached in the first ODI in Melbourne.

Jason Roy: 50 ODI caps reached in the second ODI in Brisbane.

 

Joe Root: 100 ODI caps reached in the third ODI in Sydney.

England player of the match awards

England received four of the five awards on offer – record-breaker Jason Roy in Melbourne, unbeaten Joe Root in the second ODI at the Gabba, century-maker Jos Buttler in the series-clinching third match in Sydney and Tom Curran, whose five-wicket haul powered England to victory in a thrilling conclusion to the series.

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