West Indies’ dominant form against England, Chris Gayle’s power and much more

A blockbuster clash can be expected between those two sides as both teams are having batsmen who can accelerate the score at any point of time when required in the game.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 23 October 2021 1:20 pm

England will be facing West Indies in T20 WC Super-12 at Dubai after a memorable 2016 T20 WC final between those two sides. West Indies haven't been in their best of forms in recent times but they remain an unpredictable team like Pakistan and have a lot of match-winners and big hitters in their side to win game on a given day. England team has been very good in this format in recent times and they remain to be the number 1 ranked side in ICC rankings currently. A blockbuster clash can be expected between those two sides as both teams are having batsmen who can accelerate the score at any point of time when required in the game.

Numbers and Stats ahead of Eng vs WI game:

0 - England has never defeated West Indies in the T20 World Cup history so far. England and West Indies have faced each other 5 times in T20 World Cup and on all those 5 occasions West Indies ended up being on the winning side. 

4000 - Liam Livingstone needs 8 more runs to complete 4000 runs in T20 Cricket.

1000 - Evin Lewis needs 39 more runs to complete 1000 T20 runs in the year 2021 alone.

11 - West Indies have won 11 T20I matches against England which is the most against that team.

Most wins vs England in T20Is:

West Indies - 11 (18 games)
Australia / India - 10 (19 games)
South Africa - 9 (21 games)

157.30 - Chris Gayle has a strike rate of 157.3 against England in T20Is. 

Highest strike rate against England in T20Is (Minimum 125 balls faced):

Aaron Finch - 174.60
Quinton de Kock - 169
AB de Villiers - 160.49
Chris Gayle - 157.30
Hashim Amla - 156.52

50 - Jonny Bairstow needs 3 more sixes to complete 50 sixes in T20Is.

16.63 - Eoin Morgan's form with the bat has been a very big concern. Morgan as captain in T20s averaged only 16.63 with the bat in 2021.

Least T20 batting average as captain among players who played at least 15 innings in 2021:

Eoin Morgan - 16.63
Anamul Haque - 18.93
Aaron Finch - 22.05