World Cup 2011 : Match No 05 : England win against Netherlands

Match Number 05: England vs Netherlands at Nagpur on 22.02.11 : England won by six wickets

AJ Strauss and PW Borren led England and Netherlands in this game. AJ Struass became the tenth captain to lead England in the world cup. Others are – MW Gatting {08} : GA Gooch {08} : AJ Stewart {08} : MP Vaughan {09} : RGD Willis {07} : JM Brearley {05} : MH Denness {04} : MA Atherton {06} and N Hussain {04}. PW Borren became the fifth captain to lead Netherlands in world cup. Others are – J Smits {01} : LP van Troost {03} : RP Lefebre {06} and SW Lubbers {04}

England became the only team in the world cup to be led by ten captains – a record for this category of statistics.

RN ten Doeschate scored 119 in this game providing the eighth occasion of a Netherland batsman scoring a hundred in one day games. The other seven occasions are – 121 by JF Kloppenburg vs Namibia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03: 134* by KJJ van Noortwijk vs Nambia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03: 109* by RN ten Doeschate vs Bermuda at Nairobi {Ruaraka} on 04.02.07: 104 by DJ Reekers vs Ireland at Nairobi {Gym} on 05.02.07: 106* by RN ten Doeschate vs Kenya at Nairobi on 01.04.09: 109* by RN ten Doeschate vs Kenya at Nairobi {Gym} on 16.02.10 and 101 by TLW Cooper vs Afghanistan ot Vooburg on 07.07.10

RN ten Doeschate’s 119 in this game represent his fourth one day hundred. The other three occasions are – 109* vs Bermuda at {Ruaraka} on 04.02.07: 106* vs Kenya at Potchefstroom on 01.04.09 and 109* vs Kenya at Nairobi {Gym} on 16.02.10. This his 119 in this game represents his highest individual score in one day games.

RN ten Doeschate with his 119 became the first Netherlands batsman to score a hundred against test playing nation.

RN ten Doeschate with his 119 became the third Netherlands batsman to score a hundred in the world cup. The other two batsmen are – 121 by JF Kloppenburg vs Namibia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03: 134* by KJJ van Noortwijk vs Nambia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03

RN ten Doeschate’s 119 in this game represent the 107th hundred in the world cup. It also represents the fifth hundred by an Associate team’s batsman in the world cup. The other four hundreds are – 111 by JM Davision of Canada vs West Indies at Centurion on 23.02.03: 115* by JF Bray of Ireland vs Zimbabwe at Kingston on 15.03.07: 121 by JF Kloppenburg vs Namibia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03 and 134* by KJJ van Noortwijk vs Namibia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03.

JM Anderson returned with figures of 10.0-0-72-0 in this game to provide the 48th occasion of a bowler conceding seventy plus runs in the world cup. JM Anderson became the fifth England bowler to concede seventy plus runs in the world cup. The other four are – 1 for 82 by PJW Allott vs Sri Lanka at Taunton on 11.06.83: none for 83 by DR Pringle vs West Indies at Gurjanwala on 09.10.87: 1 for 72 by RK Illingworth vs Sri Lanka at Faisalabad on 09.03.96 and 1 for 71 by LE Plunkett vs West Indies at Bridgetown on 21.04.07

JM Anderson returned with figures of none for 72 in this game providing the 16th occasion of a bowler conceding seventy plus runs without capturing a wicket in world cup. JM Anderson became the second England bowler to suffer such an ignominy after DR Pringle who returned with figures of none for 82 vs West Indies at Gujranwala on 09.10.87

AJ Strauss and KP Pietersen added 106 runs for the first wicket providing the 179th occasion of a three figure partnership in the world cup. This stand represents the 46th occasion of a three figure partnership for the first wicket in world cup.

AJ Strauss and KP Pietersen added 106 runs for the first wicket providing the 21st occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the world cup. This stand represents the eighth occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in world cup.

AJ Strauss and KP Pietersen added 106 runs for the first wicket providing the 158th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games. This stand represents the 50th occasion of a three figure partnership for the first wicket in one day games

England became the fourth team to post 50 plus three figure partnerships for the first wicket in one day games. The other three teams are – India {74}: Australia {68} and West Indies {52}

RN ten Doeschate captured his 50th one day wicket when he had IR Bell bowled for 33 in this game. He became the first Netherland cricketer to score 1000 runs and capture 50 wickets. At the end of this game he has scored 1353 runs and captured 50 wickets.

AJ Strauss scored 88 in this game providing the 118th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the world cup. AJ Strauss’s 88 in this game provide the 14th occasion of an England captain scoring a fifty in the world cup

AJ Strauss scored 88 in his first captaincy assignment in the world cup providing the 19th occasion of a captain achieving the feat in the world cup. AJ Strauss is the third England captain to earn this distinction, after GA Gooch who had scored 51 against India at Perth on 22 Feb 1992 and AJ Stewart who had scored 77 against South Africa at Melbourne on 12.03.92. AJ Strauss’s 88 in this game represents the highest score by an England captain on first assignment on captain in the world cup

By a pure statistical coincidence – two England captains – GA Gooch and AJ Strauss – achieved the feat of scoring a fifty on their first captaincy assignment – on the same date – 22nd Feb. Gooch scored 51 against India at Perth on 22nd Feb 1992 while AJ Strauss scored 88 against Netherlands on 22nd Feb 2011.

AJ Strauss and IJL Trott scored 88 and 62 in this game providing the 79th and 80th occasion of an England batsman scoring a fifty in the world cup. AJ Strauss scored his first fifty of the world cup when he scored 88 in this game while IJL Trott scored 62 on his first appearance in the world cup

AJ Strauss with his 88 in this game registered his 27th one day half century and his 35th fifty. IJL Trott’s 62 in this game provides his seventh one day half century and his tenth fifty.

RN ten Doeschate’s 119 in this game was in vain providing the 18th occasion of a batsman’s hundred going in vain in the world cup

RN ten Doeschate was named Man of the Match for this game providing the 20th occasion of a cricketer from a losing side awarded Man of the Match in the world cup. The list read thus – JM Davison of Canada {two occasions} ; DL Houghton of Zimbabwe {two occasions} : Abdul Qadir of Pakistan {once} : AM Blignaut of Zimbabwe {once} : SE Bond of New Zealand {once} : RS Bopara of England {once} : AJ Burger of Namibia {once} : TBM de Leede of Netherlands {once} : A Flower {once} : NC Johnson of Zimbabwe {once} : AY Karim of Kenya {once} : SL Malinga of Sri Lanka {once} : MO Odumbe of Kenya {once} : Sarfraz Nawaz of Pakistan {once} : SO Tikolo of Kenya {once} : SC William of Zimbabwe {once| and Zaheer Abbas of Pakistan {once}

BP Loots returned with figures of 9.4-0-74-0 in this game providing the 49th occasion of a bowler conceding seventy plus runs in the world cup. BP Loots returned with figures of none for 74 in this game providing the 17th occasion of a bowler conceding seventy plus runs without capturing a wicket in world cup.

JM Anderson of England {none for 72} and B Loots of Netherlands {none for 74} conceded 70 plus runs in this game providing the second occasion of rival bowlers conceding 70 plus runs in the world cup. The first such occasion was witnessed in the game between India and Pakistan at Centurion on 01.03.03. India’s A Nehra {2 for 74} and Pakistan’s Shoaib Akthar {1 for 72} and Waqar Younis {2 for 71} were the rival bowlers to concede seventy plus runs

JM Anderson of England {none for 72} and B Loots of Netherlands {none for 74} conceded 70 plus runs in this game providing the first occasion of rival bowlers conceding 70 plus runs without capturing a wicket in the world cup

JM Anderson of England {none for 72} and B Loots of Netherlands {none for 74} conceded 70 plus runs in this game providing the 149th and 150th occasion of a bowler conceding 70 plus runs without capturing a wicket in the annals of one day games.

JM Anderson has conceded seventy plus runs without capturing a wicket in one day games on five occasions. The five occasions are – none for 72 vs Pakistan at Karachi on 15.12.05: none for 72 vs West Indies at Ahmedabad on 28.10.06: none for 79 vs India at The Oval on 05.09.07: none for 75 vs Australia at Lord’s on 03.07.10 and none for 72 vs Netherlands at Nagpur on 22.02.11

JM Anderson now holds the record for most occasions of conceding seventy plus runs without capturing a wicket in one day games

JM Anderson has conceded seventy plus runs in an innings on nine occasions which includes his none for 72 in this game. He now shares the record for conceding seventy plus runs in an innings on most occasions with A Nehra of India. The following are the occasions in which these two bowlers leaked seventy plus runs in an innings

JM Anderson of England – none for 72 vs Pakistan at Karachi on 15.12.05 : none for 72 vs West Indies at Ahmedabad on 28.10.06 : none for 78 vs West Indies at Birmingham on 14.07.07 : 1 for 79 vs India at The Oval on 05.09.07 : 1 for 86 vs New Zealand at Napier on 20.02.08 : none for 75 vs Australia at Lord’s on 03.07.10 : 3 for 74 vs Bangladesh at Nottingham on 08.07.10 : 1 for 91 vs Australia at Sydney on 02.02.11 and none for 72 vs Netherlands at Nagpur on 22.02.11

A Nehra of India – 2 for 74 vs Pakistan at Centurion on 01.03.03 : none for 80 vs Australia at Bangalore on 12.11.03 : 4 for 72 vs Pakistan at Vizag on 05.04.05 : none for 75 vs Pakistan at Ahmedabad on 12.04.05 : 3 for 72 vs Pakistan at Delhi on 17.04.05 : 1 for 79 vs Australia at Hyd-RGS on 05.11.09 : 1 for 81 vs Sri Lanka at Rajkot on 15.12.09 and 1 for 74 vs Sri Lanka at Nagpur on 18.12.09

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