Rishabh Pant smashes 7 sixes, joint-highest by a player against England in ODI – Check out more records made during India-England 2nd ODI

Rishabh Pant smashed 7 sixes against England today and that is the joint-highest for any player against England.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 27 March 2021 12:43 pm

Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes made a mockery of India's bowling effort as England chased down the target of 337 in 43.3 overs with 6 wickets in hand. While Bairstow (124) completed a superb hundred, Stokes departed for 99. Earlier, KL Rahul's hundred had taken India to 336 but Bairstow and Stokes put on a six-hitting exhibition scoring 17 maximums between them with the latter hitting 10 of them.

Let us take a look at some of the numbers and stats from this game:

100: England became only the 2nd team after Australia to win 100 games against India in all the three formats.

Most wins vs India (In all 3 formats)

Australia - 132
England - 100*
West Indies - 99
Pakistan - 86

99: Ben Stokes' 99 (52) is the least runs scored by a player in an ODI innings, comprising of at least 10 sixes.

Least runs scored in an inns comprising 10 (or) more sixes

Ben Stokes - 99 vs India, 2021*
Shahid Afridi - 102 vs SL, 1996
Abdul Razzaq - 109* vs SA, 2010
K.Pollard - 119 vs Ind, 2011
ABD - 119 vs Ind, 2015

7: Rishabh Pant smashed 7 sixes against England today and that is the joint-highest for any player against England.

Most sixes vs England in an ODI innings

Justin Kemp - 7 in 2005
Glenn Maxwell - 7 in 2020
Rishabh Pant - 7 in 2021*

11: Jonny Bairstow as opener has recorded 11 ODI centuries since 2017 which is the 2nd highest overall.

Most 100s in ODIs as opener since 2017

Rohit Sharma - 19
Jonny Bairstow - 11*
Aaron Finch - 10
Shikhar Dhawan / Shai Hope - 8

10,000: Virat Kohli became only the 3rd player to score more than 10,000 runs at one batting position in ODIs.

10,000+ runs in a batting position

Sachin Tendulkar - 13685 runs at number 2 position
Ricky Ponting - 12662 runs at number 3 position
Virat Kohli - 100046 runs at number 3 postion*

337: England chased down 337 in 43.3 overs and this is the highest total chased against India in ODIs.

Highest total chased down against India

Australia - 359 at Mohali in 2019
New Zealand - 348 at Hamilton in 2020
England - 337 at Pune in 2021*

13: Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy have recorded 13 hundred-plus run partnerships and that is the most for any England pair, going past the pair of Eoin Morgan and Joe Root, who have 12 hundred-plus run partnerships.

Most 100+ run partnership in ODI among active pairs

V.Kohli & Rohit Sharma - 18
S.Dhawan & Rohit Sharma - 16
R.Taylor & K.Williamson - 14
J.Bairstow & J.Roy - 13*

4: KL Rahul has recorded centuries in 4 different batting positions in ODIs after his knock of 108(114) today. It's also important to note that since 2017, KL Rahul is the only Indian player to score more than one century in ODI while coming in to bat at number 4 (or) lower position.

Batting position 1 - 100* vs Zim, 2016 & 111 vs SL, 2019
Batting position 2 - 102 vs WI, 2019
Batting position 4 - 108 vs Eng, 2021*
Batting position 5 - 112 vs NZ, 2020

Other Indian players to score century in 4 (or) more different batting positions are MS Dhoni (5), R.Dravid(4), M.Azharuddin(4) and A.Jadeja(4).

192.50: Rishabh Pant's 77(40) had a S.R of 192.50, which is the highest S.R for an Indian player in an ODI innings [Min:- 70 runs scored in an inns].

4: England innings comprised of 20 sixes today. Only England team has hit 20 (or) more sixes in an ODI inns 4 times. No other team has even done that thrice.

Most times hitting 20 (or more) sixes in an ODI -

England  - 4 times*
West Indies - 2 times
New Zealand - 1 time
South Africa - 1 time

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