That’s Numberwang! Broad, Sixes, Kohli, Super Overs

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As the old saying goes, a week is a long time in cricket. And an even longer time in That’s Numberwang. Here are all the best numbers from the last “week”.

11 – Days in the last week, according to That’s Numberwang

12 – Catches taken by Ben Stokes in the Test series against South Africa, the joint-most ever by an England outfielder away from home

3 – Test innings of 400+ not to include an individual score of 70. England’s first innings in the final Test the latest.

4 – England players to hit more career Test sixes than Stuart Broad: Kevin Pietersen, Andrew Flintoff, Ben Stokes, Ian Botham

10 – Test match sixes hit by those great England batsmen David Gower, Alec Stewart, Andrew Strauss and Mark Wood.

50 – Percentage of Mark Wood’s career first-class sixes he has hit in his last two Tests

4 – Super Over defeats for New Zealand in the space of 13 white-ball games

1.01, 1.01, 1.04 – Shortest prices on Betfair at which New Zealand were backed in the third, fourth and fifth games of the T20 series against India. New Zealand lost all three.

44 – Runs scored in Test cricket by Stuart Broad this week (see above for official length of week)

43 – Runs scored in England’s first innings at Johannesburg by Stuart Broad

41 – Runs scored in his previous 17 overseas Test innings by Stuart Broad

3 – Series of 3+ Tests England have lost at home since 2001 – two of them against South Africa

7 – Series of 3+ Tests England have won overseas since 2001 – three of them against South Africa

82 – Tests in which England had batted twice before the Wanderers since they last had 50+ partnerships for the first wicket in both innings

2 – Times Tim Southee has failed to defend a total of 17 in a T20I Super Over

1137 – T20I runs as captain for Virat Kohli, going past MS Dhoni’s previous India record of 1112. Only Faf du Plessis (1273) and Kane Williamson (1148) are ahead of Kohli. Eoin Morgan (1013) and William Porterfield (1002) are the only other 1000-run captains in men’s T20Is


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