2017 ICC Champions Trophy: Match Stats – England vs Bangladesh

England clinched a comfortable victory against Bangladesh in the opening game of 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. England decided to field first after winning the toss at The Oval (London). Bangladesh put 305/6 on the board at the end of 50 overs.

In reply, England chased down that target in 47.2 overs after losing only 2 wickets. England won this match by 8 wickets with 16 balls to spare.

Brief Scores: Bangladesh – 305/6 in 50 overs (Tamim Iqbal 128, Mushfiqur Rahim 79, Liam Plunkett 4/59)

England – 308/2 in 47.2 overs (Joe Root 133*, Alex Hales 95, Sabbir Rahman 1/13)

Result – England won by 8 wickets

Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match

  1. During this match, Tamim Iqbal faced 7,000 deliveries in his ODI career. At the end of the match, Tamim has faced 7,135 deliveries in his ODI career. He becomes the first Bangladesh batsman to face 7,000 ODI deliveries.
  1. Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal hit a brilliant century in this match as he scored 128 runs. Here are some important stats of his innings:

i) It is the second century by a Bangladesh batsman in the ICC Champions Trophy history. The first Bangladesh batsman to achieve this feat was Shahriar Nafees (123* against Zimbabwe at Jaipur on 13th October 2006)

ii) It is the highest individual ODI score by a Bangladesh batsman against England. The previous record holder was also Tamim Iqbal with 125 runs knock at Dhaka on 28th February 2010.

iii) It is also the joint second highest individual ODI innings by a Bangladesh batsman outside their home soil. Mahmudullah had also scored an unbeaten 128 runs against New Zealand at Hamilton on 13th March 2015.

However, the record holder is Shakib Al Hasan with 134* runs knocks against Canada at St. John’s on 28th February 2007.

iv) It is the highest individual 1st innings knock by a batsman against England in the ICC Champions Trophy history. The previous record holder was Dwayne Bravo (West Indies) who had scored 112* runs at Ahmedabad on 28th October 2006.

  1. Bangladesh batsmen Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim put a brilliant 166 runs partnership for the 3rd wicket. Here are some important stats of this partnership:

i) It is the highest runs ODI partnership between a Bangladeshi pair for any wicket outside their home soil. The previous record was 160 runs partnership between Imrul Kayes and Junaid Siddique for the 2nd wicket against Pakistan at Dambulla on 21st June 2010.

ii) It is the third highest ODI partnership between a Bangladeshi pair for the third wicket.

iii) It is also the highest runs partnership for the 3rd wicket in the ICC Champions Trophy history. The previous record was 165 runs partnership for the third wicket between Upul Tharanga and Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) against Zimbabwe at Ahmedabad on 10th October 2006.

  1. Bangladesh made 305/6 in 50 overs. Here are some important stats of this innings:

i) It is the highest total for Bangladesh in their ICC Champions Trophy history. Their previous best in this tournament was 265/9 (50 overs) against Sri Lanka at Mohali on 7th October 2006.

ii) It is the highest total for Bangladesh against England in their ODI history. The previous record was 288 (47.5 overs) at Dhaka on 7th October 2016.

iii) It is the highest total for any team against England in the ICC Champions Trophy history. The previous record holder was South Africa with 301/9 (50 overs) at Centurion on 27th September 2009

  1. England batsman Joe Root played a brilliant match-winning knock of unbeaten 133 runs. Here are some important stats of this knock:

i) It is the highest individual knock by an England batsman in the ICC Champions Trophy history. The previous record holder was Marcus Trescothick with 119 runs knock against Zimbabwe at Colombo (RPS) on 18th September 2002.

ii) It is the third highest ODI knock by an England batsman against Bangladesh.

  1. England (308/2) chased down the total successfully in 47.2 overs after losing only 2 wickets. Here are some important stats of this incredible chasing:

i) It is the highest successful chase for a team in the ICC Champions Trophy history. The previous highest successful chase in this tournament history was 297/3 in 47.1 overs (Target – 294 runs) by Sri Lanka against England at The Oval on 13th June 2013.

ii) It is the third highest successful chase for England in their ODI history.

iii) It is the second highest successful ODI chase for any team against Bangladesh. The record holder is Pakistan who had successfully chased a target of 327 runs (329/7 in 49.5 overs) against Bangladesh (326/3 in 50 overs) at Dhaka on 4th March 2014.

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