ENG vs AUS 2018 : Only T20I - Statistical Highlights

All the key stats and facts from the only T20I match between England and Australia at Edgbatson.

Jos Buttler scored 61 runs off 30 balls in Edgbatson. (Photo - BBC)

After whitewashing Australia in the 5 match ODI series, England demolished the visitors in one-off T20I match also at Edgbaston in Birmingham. England scored a mammoth total of 221/5 with the help of Jos Buttler's record 22-ball fifty, Jason Roy and Alex Hales also chipped in with quick forties.

In response Australia lost half of the side for just 70 odd runs within 9 overs, captain Aaron Finch (84) tried to put a fight but his efforts were not enough to secure the victory. Adil Rashid took 3 wickets for 27 runs and was named Man of the Match for his brilliant bowling spell. 

All the key stats and facts from the only T20I match between England and Australia at Edgbaston :

3 - England has won all the three T20I matches they played at Edgbaston, Birmingham. England beat South Africa in 2012, India in 2014 and now Australia in 2018 at this venue. 

22 - Jos Buttler scored his fifty in just 22 balls - the fastest fifty for England in T20I format. The previous record was held by Ravi Bopara who scored 23 balls fifty against Australia at Hobart in 2014.

51 - Jos Buttler (51) became the second England player to hit 50 sixes in T20I cricket after captain Eoin Morgan (77). 

59 - Kane Richardson conceded 59 runs in his 4 overs spell - the second most expensive spell for Australia in T20I format after Andrew Tye's 64 runs spell against New Zealand at Auckland earlier this year. 

84 - Aaron Finch's 84 is the second highest individual score by a captain in an unsuccessful run chase in T20I format. 

Highest individual score by a captain in an unsuccessful T20I run chase -

Steve Smith - 90 vs ENG at Cardiff, 2015

Aaron Finch - 84 vs ENG at Edgbaston, 2018

Paul Collingwood - 79 vs WI at The Oval, 2007

Aaron Finch - 74 vs IND at Melbourne, 2016

221/5 - England's total of 221/5 is their second-highest total in T20I cricket. The Highest total is 230/8 against South Africa at Mumbai in WT20 2016.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 28 Jun, 2018

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