Sunday, 17 December 2006

Stats: Run chases & partnerships.

Run Chases: England will have to make history and smash the old record for the highest 4th innings total to win the match. The top 10 highest 4th innings totals to win are:

7/418  West Indies v Australia      St John's            2002/03  
4/406 India v West Indies Port of Spain 1975/76
3/404 Australia v England Leeds 1948
6/369 Australia v Pakistan Hobart 1999/00
7/362 Australia v West Indies Georgetown 1977/78
9/352 Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (PSS) 2006
5/348 West Indies v New Zealand Auckland 1968/69
1/344 West Indies v England Lord's 1984
8/342 Australia v India Perth 1977/78
5/340 South Africa v Australia Durban 2001/02

Partnerships: Cook and Bell's 2nd wicket stand of 170 was the highest by an England pair at Perth smashing the previous best of 95 between David Gower & Chris Tavaré in the 1982/83 series.
Ponting & Hayden's 2nd wicket partnership of 144 was the highest for Australia V England at Perth.

1 comment:

Damien said...

England were in with a huge chance before Cook and then Hoggard got out. Australia should be able to wrap it up tomorrow, especially if England come out playing for the draw again like in Adelaide.