That’s Numberwang! Morgan, USA, Agar, Jamieson

Numberwang
Eoin Morgan England South Africa T20

Numbers, numbers, numbers. All, or at least very definitely some, of the numbers.

35 – USA’s total in the Tri-Nation Series ODI against Nepal, the joint lowest men’s ODI total ever alongside Zimbabwe’s 2004 effort against Sri Lanka

32 – Balls taken by Nepal to chase down their target, although they did carelessly lose two wickets along the way

17 – Balls taken by Quinton de Kock to reach 50 in the Durban T20I against England, a South Africa record and joint sixth fastest overall

21 – Balls taken by Eoin Morgan to reach 50 in this week’s Centurion T20I against South Africa, equalling his own England record and one ball faster than Jos Buttler’s best effort

21 – Balls taken by Eoin Morgan to reach 50 in the 2018 Trent Bridge ODI, an England record and one ball faster than Jos Buttler’s best effort

25 – South Africa’s win-rate percentage in T20Is against England when the Proteas score 200 or more

62 – South Africa’s win-rate percentage in T20Is against England when the Proteas score 199 or fewer

1Players to have racked up a century of caps in each international format

5/4 – Khizar Hayat’s figures on T20I debut for Malaysia against Hong Kong, the best ever debut figures in men’s T20Is and seventh best overall

2 – Australian men to take a T20I hat-trick, Ashton Agar joining Brett Lee on that list with three in three against South Africa at the Wanderers. Also: Australian men to take a T20I five-fer, Ashton Agar joining James Faulkner on that list with 5/24 against South Africa at the Wanderers

107 – Margin of victory in runs for Australia in the first T20I against South Africa. It is Australia’s second biggest win by runs, and South Africa’s largest defeat

89 – South Africa’s total in that game is their lowest completed innings in T20Is.

104.45 – Combined pre-match batting average of the two batsmen Kyle Jamieson dismissed in his first 23 balls of Test cricket

0 – Test runs scored by Stuart Broad this week


THAT’S NUMBERWANG ARCHIVE

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