India have ended up winning against England in 1st ODI by a margin of 66 runs and they will be looking to continue the momentum going forward in this series. Although England ended up losing the game, they displayed a fearless approach in the 1st ODI and will be looking to give a tough competition to India in 2nd ODI. It will be also interesting to see if Suryakumar Yadav could make his ODI debut in the absence of Shreyas Iyer.
Let us have look at some of the numbers before the 2nd ODI
94 – Shikhar Dhawan needs 94 more runs to become the 3rd fastest to reach 6000 runs in ODIs. Currently, Dhawan has 5906 runs in ODI from 137 innings.
Fastest to 6000 runs in ODIs
H.Amla – 123 inns
V.Kohli – 136 inns
K.Williamson – 139 inns
65 – Rohit Sharma needs 65 more runs to become the 3rd highest run-getter for India in ODIs and will surpass Sehwag’s record as an opening batsman.
Most runs for India as openers in ODIs
S.Tendulkar – 15310
S.Ganguly – 9146
V.Sehwag – 7240
Rohit Sharma – 7176*
S.Dhawan – 5906
122 – Virat Kohli needs 122 more runs to surpass Don Bradman’s record of scoring most runs as captain against England in all three formats (ODIs, T20Is and Tests).
Most runs as captain vs England (in all 3 formats)
Allan Border – 3191
Graeme Smith – 2978
Ricky Ponting – 2726
Don Bradman – 2432
Virat Kohli – 2311*
100 – If England win their next ODI match, then they will become only the second team after Australia to win 100 matches against India (All 3 formats combined).
9 – Virat Kohli’s 71st international century has been talking point for sometime and if he gets a century in the upcoming ODI, then he will have joint-most centuries vs England (all 3 formats combined).
Most centuries by an Indian player vs England (in all 3 formats)
S.Tendulkar – 9
V.Kohli – 8*
R.Dravid – 7
M.Azharuddin / D.Vengsarkar – 6
219 – Last time when Jos Buttler played as captain for England in Asian soil, they ended up losing by the biggest margin of 219 runs in an ODI match against Sri Lanka.