ENG v IND 2018 : The Pataudi Trophy - Test Series Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and facts from the five-match Test series between England and India.

Virat Kohli (593 runs) and James Anderson (24 wickets) were the leading run scorer and wicket taker in the 5 match Test series (photo - getty)

England beat India by 118 runs in the fifth and last Test match at The Oval and won the five-match Test series by 4-1 and regained the Pataudi Trophy.

Though the scoreline doesn't tell India has been competitive throughout the series and with a little more effort from the batsmen, the scoreline could have been 3-2 in India's favour as they lost by just 31 runs and 60 runs at Edgbaston and Southampton respectively.

Indian bowlers as good as English bowlers in this series and claimed 84 wickets in this series and only Virat Kohli performed consistently with the bat. On the other hand, England top order also failed in this series but the lower order batsmen rescued them and helped to win the series. Players like Sam Curran, Jos Buttler, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Virat Kohli, James Anderson, Moeen Ali and Stuart Broad were the stars of this series. 

All the major stats and facts from the Five match Test series between England and India :

1. Results -

1st Test (Edgbaston) - England won by 31 runs

2nd Test (Lord's) - England won by an innings and 159 runs

3rd Test (Trent Bridge) - India won by 203 runs

4th Test (Southampton) - England won by 60 runs

5th Test (The Oval) - England won by 118 runs

2. Most Runs -

 Player  Mat    Inns    Runs    Avg      HS     100    50  
 Virat Kohli  5  10  593  59.30  149  2  3
 Jos Buttler  5  9  349  38.77  106  1  2
 Alastair Cook     5  9  327  36.33  147  1  1
 Joe Root  5  9  319  35.44  125  1  1
 KL Rahul  5  10  299  29.90  149  1  0

3. Highest batting average (Min 200 runs) -

Virat Kohli - 59.30

Cheteshwar Pujara - 39.71

Sam Curran - 38.85

Jos Buttler - 38.77

Alastair Cook - 36.33

4. Most Hundreds -

Virat Kohli - 2

Alastair Cook / Joe Root - 1

Jos Buttler / Cheteshwar Pujara - 1

Chris Woakes / KL Rahul - 1

Rishabh Pant - 1

5. Highest individual scores -

149 - Virat Kohli at Edgbaston

149 - KL Rahul at The Oval

147 - Alastair Cook at The Oval

6. Most wickets -

 Player  Mat    inns    Wkts    Avg       SR     BBI   5w  
 James Anderson       5  10  24  18.12   45.9  5/20  1
 Ishant Sharma  5  9  18  24.27  50.3    5/51    1
 Stuart Broad  5  10  16  29.68  56.9  4/44  0
 Mohammad Shami  5  9  16  38.87  64.7  4/57  0 
 Jasprit Bumrah  3  6  14  25.92  57.1  5/85  1

7. Best bowling average (Min 10 wickets) -

James Anderson - 18.12

Moeen Ali - 21.00

Sam Curran - 23.54

Ishant Sharma - 24.27

Hardik Pandya - 24.70

8. Best bowling strike rate (Min 10 wickets) -

Moeen Ali - 38.00

Hardik Pandya - 38.50

Sam Curran - 42.30

James Anderson - 45.90

Ben Stokes - 49.80

9. Best bowling figures in an innings -

5/20 - James Anderson at Lord's

5/28 - Hardik Pandya at Trent Bridge

5/51 - Ishant Sharma at Edgbaston

5/63 - Moeen Ali at Southampton

5/85 - Jasprit Bumrah at Trent Bridge


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 12 Sep, 2018

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