ICC World Cup – Second Semifinal – Stats highlights

Second Semifinal – England Vs Australia at Birmingham on 11 Jul 19 – England won by eight wickets

This game provided the 24th Semifinal in the history of the World Cup. England was playing its sixth semifinal while Australia was playing its eighth semifinal. The following table lists the semifinals played by both these teams. Australia had won six semi finals with one semifinal tied, while England had won three semifinals and lost two

No Team Score Overs Inns Result Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Australia 94/6 28.4 2 won Eng Leeds 18 Jun 1975
2 Australia 267/8 50.0 1 won Pak Lahore 04 Nov 1987
3 Australia 207/8 50.0 1 won Win Mohali 14 Mar 1996
4 Australia 213 49.2 1 tied RSA Birmingham 17 Jun 1999
5 Australia 212/7 50.0 1 won Srl Port Elizabeth 18 Mar 2003
6 Australia 153/3 31.3 2 won RSA Gros Islet 25 Apr 2007
7 Australia 328/7 50.0 1 won Ind Sydney 26 Mar 2015
                 
1 England 93 36.2 1 lost Aus Leeds 18 Jun 1975
2 England 221/8 60.0 1 won NZl Manchester 20 Jun 1979
3 England 213 60.0 1 lost Ind Manchester 22 Jun 1983
4 England 254/6 50.0 1 won Ind Mumbai 05 Nov 1987
5 England 252/6 45.0 1 won RSA Sydney 22 Mar 1992

Australia lost its first semifinals while England won its fourth semifinal. England was playing its first ever final in the tournament

Australia won the toss and elected to bat first in this game to provide the 15th occasion of a team winning the toss and electing to bat first in the semifinals of the World Cup. It also provides the fifth occasion of Australia doing so in the tournament.

AJ Finch was dismissed first ball for a duck in this game to provide the 17th occasion of a captain dismissed for a first ball  duck in the World Cup. He also became the fifth captain opener to collect the first ball duck in the World Cup. He also became  the first captain and also the first captain opener to suffer such an ignominy in the semifinals of the World Cup

SPD Smith was dismissed run out for 85 in this game to provide the 77th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the 12th occasion on Australian batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup

SPD Smith was dismissed run out for 85 in this game to provide the ninth occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup semifinal. It also provides the second occasion on Australian batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup semifinal. SG Law was the other Australian batsman who was dismissed run out for 72 against West Indies at Mohali on 14.03.96

DA Warner scored 9 runs in this game which fetched him a total of 647 runs in 2019 edition of World Cup. He finished the tournament with just one run shy of RG Sharma of India who aggregated 648 runs. He is one of the three batsmen who have scored 600 plus  runs in 2019 edition. Shakib Al Hasan is the other batsman to aggregate 600 plus runs. He totalled 606 runs.

GJ Maxwell of Australia scored a lone boundary six in this game, which fetched Australia its 300 boundary sixes in the World Cup.  Australia became the second team after West Indies to score 300 plus boundary sixes. West Indies has scored 303 boundary sixes in the World Cup.

Australia was dismissed for 223 in this game to provide the 19th occasion of it being dismissed all out in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the 306th occasion of a team dismissed all out in an innings in the World Cup.

Australia was dismissed for 223 in this game to provide the 17th occasion of a team dismissed all out in an innings in the World Cup semi final.  It also provides the second occasion of Australia dismissed all out in an innings in the World Cup semi final. Prior to this it was dismissed all out for 213 against South Africa, also at Birmingham on 17.06.99

SPD Smith’s 85 in this game provide the 62nd occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in the semifinals of the World Cup. It also provides the tenth occasion of an Australian batsmen scoring a fifty in the semifinals of the World Cup.

JJ Roy of England scored 85 in this game to provide the 63rd occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in the semifinals of the World Cup. It also provides the sixth occasion of an England batsmen scoring a fifty in the  semifinals of the World Cup.

SPD Smith became the seventh batsman to score two or more fifties in the World Cup semi finals. The following table lists the seven batsmen

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 MG Bevan 69 1 Aus Win Mohali 14 Mar 1996
  2 MG Bevan 65 1 Aus RSA Birmingham 17 Jun 1999
                 
2 1 MS Dhoni 65 2 Ind Aus Sydney 26 Mar 2015
  2 MS Dhoni 50 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019
                 
3 1 GA Gooch 71 1 Eng NZl Manchester 20 Jun 1979
  2 GA Gooch 115 1 Eng Ind Mumbai 05 Nov 1987
                 
4 1 CG Greenidge 55 2 Win NZl The Oval 18 Jun 1975
  2 CG Greenidge 73 1 Win Pak The Oval 20 Jun 1979
                 
5 1 Javed Miandad 70 2 Pak Aus Lahore 04 Nov 1987
  2 Javed Miandad 57* 2 Pak NZl Auckland 21 Mar 1992
                 
6 1 SPD Smith 105 1 Aus Ind Sydney 26 Mar 2015
  2 SPD Smith 85 1 Aus Eng Birmingham 11 Jul 2019
                 
7 1 SR Tendulkar 65 2 Ind Srl Kolkata 13 Mar 1996
  2 SR Tendulkar 83 1 Ind Ken Durban 20 Mar 2003
  3 SR Tendulkar 85 1 Ind Pak Mohali 30 Mar 2011

SPD Smith became the second Australian batsman to score two or more fifties in the World Cup semi finals. The following table lists the two batsmen

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 MG Bevan 69 1 Aus Win Mohali 14 Mar 1996
  2 MG Bevan 65 1 Aus RSA Birmingham 17 Jun 1999
                 
2 1 SPD Smith 105 1 Aus Ind Sydney 26 Mar 2015
  2 SPD Smith 85 1 Aus Eng Birmingham 11 Jul 2019

SPD Smith’s 85 in this game provide the 21st fifty scored by Australian batsmen in this edition. Australia and England share the record for most fifties scored a team in this edition with 21 fifties each at the end of Australian innings. At the end of this game England batsmen own the record for most fifties scored by a team in this edition with 22 fifties. JJ Roy scored 85 in England’s innings

At the end of this game, Australia owns the record for most half centuries in this edition with 16 half centuries. England batsmen are next with 15 half centuries.

SPD Smith-AT Carey added 103 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the 308th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the 50th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup

SPD Smith-AT Carey added 103 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the 43rd occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings for the fourth wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the sixth occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings the fourth wicket in the World Cup

SPD Smith-AT Carey added 103 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the 16th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup semi final. It also provides the third occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup semi final

SPD Smith-AT Carey added 103 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the fourth occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings for the fourth wicket in the World Cup semi final. It also provides the first occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings the fourth wicket in the World Cup semi final

MP Stoinis collected the two balls duck in this game to provide the 148th occasion of a batsman dismissed for a duck after facing two deliveries in the World Cup. It also provides the 15th occasion of an Australian batsman suffering from such an ignominy.

MP Stoinis became the tenth batsman in the history of the World Cup to collect the second ball duck on two occasions.  The following table lists all the ten batsmen.

No No Player Runs BF Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 Abdur Razzak 0 2 2 Ban Srl Port of Spain 21 Mar 2007
  2 Abdur Razzak 0 2 1 Ban NZl North Sound 02 Apr 2007
  3 Abdur Razzak 0 2 2 Ban RSA Dhaka 19 Mar 2011
                   
2 1 Ijaz Ahmed 0 2 1 Pak Aus Perth 11 Mar 1992
  2 Ijaz Ahmed 0 2 1 Pak RSA Karachi 29 Feb 1996
                   
3 1 CJ McDermott 0 2 1 Aus Eng Sydney 05 Mar 1992
  2 CJ McDermott 0 2 2 Aus Pak Perth 11 Mar 1992
                   
4 1 Mudassar Nazar 0 2 2 Pak Eng Leeds 16 Jun 1979
  2 Mudassar Nazar 0 2 2 Pak NZl Birmingham 11 Jun 1983
                   
5 1 MO Odumbe 0 2 2 Ken Srl Kandy 06 Mar 1996
  2 MO Odumbe 0 2 2 Ken Win Kimberley 04 Mar 2003
                   
6 1 CM Old 0 2 1 Eng NZl Manchester 20 Jun 1979
  2 CM Old 0 2 2 Eng Win Lord’s 23 Jun 1979
                   
7 1 DR Smith 0 2 2 Win Srl Providence 01 Apr 2007
  2 DR Smith 0 2 1 Win Zim Canberra 24 Feb 2015
                   
8 1 J Srinath 0 2 2 Ind Aus The Oval 04 Jun 1999
  2 J Srinath 0 2 1 Ind Aus Centurion 15 Feb 2003
                   
9 1 MP Stoinis 0 2 2 Aus Ind The Oval 09 Jun 2019
  2 MP Stoinis 0 2 1 Aus Eng Birmingham 11 Jul 2019
                   
10 1 Wasim Akram 0 2 2 Pak Win Karachi 30 Oct 1987
  2 Wasim Akram 0 2 1 Pak Zim The Oval 11 Jun 1999

MP Stoinis became the second Australian batsman in the history of the World Cup to collect the second ball duck on two occasions after CJ McDermott. The following table lists both the batsmen.

No No Player Runs BF Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 CJ McDermott 0 2 1 Aus Eng Sydney 05 Mar 1992
  2 CJ McDermott 0 2 2 Aus Pak Perth 11 Mar 1992
                   
2 1 MP Stoinis 0 2 2 Aus Ind The Oval 09 Jun 2019
  2 MP Stoinis 0 2 1 Aus Eng Birmingham 11 Jul 2019

MP Stoinis became the fourth batsman in the history of the World Cup to collect the second ball duck on two occasions in the same edition. The following table lists both the batsmen.

No No Player Runs BF Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 Abdur Razzak 0 2 2 Ban Srl Port of Spain 21 Mar 2007
  2 Abdur Razzak 0 2 1 Ban NZl North Sound 02 Apr 2007
                   
2 1 CJ McDermott 0 2 1 Aus Eng Sydney 05 Mar 1992
  2 CJ McDermott 0 2 2 Aus Pak Perth 11 Mar 1992
                   
3 1 CM Old 0 2 1 Eng NZl Manchester 20 Jun 1979
  2 CM Old 0 2 2 Eng Win Lord’s 23 Jun 1979
                   
4 1 MP Stoinis 0 2 2 Aus Ind The Oval 09 Jun 2019
  2 MP Stoinis 0 2 1 Aus Eng Birmingham 11 Jul 2019

MP Stoinis became the second Australian batsman in the history of the World Cup to collect the second ball duck on two occasions in the same edition after CJ McDermott. The following table lists both the batsmen.

No No Player Runs BF Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 CJ McDermott 0 2 1 Aus Eng Sydney 05 Mar 1992
  2 CJ McDermott 0 2 2 Aus Pak Perth 11 Mar 1992
                   
2 1 MP Stoinis 0 2 2 Aus Ind The Oval 09 Jun 2019
  2 MP Stoinis 0 2 1 Aus Eng Birmingham 11 Jul 2019

JJ Roy-JM Bairstow added 124 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 309th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the 35th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup

JJ Roy-JM Bairstow added 124 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 77th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings for the first wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the 13th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings for the first wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of this pair posting a three figure partnership in an innings for the first wicket in this edition of the World Cup

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 JM Bairstow, JJ Roy 1 128 1 v Bangladesh Cardiff 08 Jun 2019
2 JM Bairstow, JJ Roy 1 160 1 v India Birmingham 30 Jun 2019
3 JM Bairstow, JJ Roy 1 123 1 v New Zealand Ch-le-St 03 Jul 2019
4 JM Bairstow, JJ Roy 1 124 2 v Australia Birmingham 11 Jul 2019

JJ Roy-JM Bairstow added 124 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the fourth occasion of this pair posting a three figure partnership in an innings for the first wicket in this edition of the World Cup. This constitutes a record in the history of the World Cup for most three figure partnerships for the first wicket in any single edition of the World Cup. There are three other pairs who have posted three three figure partnerships in a single edition of the World Cup. It is interesting to note that two of this three pairs have achieved the feat in 2019 edition

No Partners Team Wkt TFP Edition
1 JM Bairstow, JJ Roy Eng 1 4 2019
2 AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden Aus 1 3 2007
3 AJ Finch, DA Warner Aus 1 3 2019
4 KL Rahul, RG Sharma Ind 1 3 2019

JJ Roy-JM Bairstow added 124 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the fourth occasion of this pair posting a three figure partnership in an innings for the first wicket in this edition of the World Cup. This constitutes a record in the history of the World Cup for most three figure partnerships for all wickets in any single edition of the World Cup. There are five other pairs who have posted three three figure partnerships in a single edition of the World Cup. It is interesting to note that two of these five pairs have achieved the feat in 2019 edition

No Partners Team TFP Edition
1 JM Bairstow, JJ Roy Eng 4 2019
2 PA de Silva, AP Gurusinha Srl 3 1996
3 AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden Aus 3 2007
4 TM Dilshan, KC Sangakkara Srl 3 2015
5 AJ Finch, DA Warner Aus 3 2019
6 KL Rahul, RG Sharma Ind 3 2019

JJ Roy-JM Bairstow added 124 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 17th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup semi final. It also provides the      second occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup semi final

JJ Roy-JM Bairstow added 124 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the third occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings for the first wicket in the World Cup semi final. It also provides the first occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings the first wicket in the World Cup semi final

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 CG Greenidge, DL Haynes 1 132 1 Win Pak The Oval 20 Jun 1979
2 Saeed Anwar, W Wasti 1 194 2 Pak NZl Manchester 16 Jun 1999
3 JM Bairstow, JJ Roy 1 124 2 Eng Aus Birmingham 11 Jul 2019

England won this game by eight wickets to provide the 22nd occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by exact eight wickets margin. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Pakistan won 8 wickets 119 v Canada Leeds 09 Jun 1979
2 England won 8 wickets 277 v Canada Manchester 13 Jun 1979
3 New Zealand won 8 wickets 18 v India Leeds 13 Jun 1979
4 England won 8 wickets 56 v Pakistan Lord’s 13 Jun 1983
5 West Indies won 8 wickets 69 v Zimbabwe Worcester 13 Jun 1983
6 West Indies won 8 wickets 68 v Pakistan The Oval 22 Jun 1983
7 India won 8 wickets 133 v Zimbabwe Mumbai 17 Oct 1987
8 England won 8 wickets 52 v Sri Lanka Pune 30 Oct 1987
9 England won 8 wickets 55 v Australia Sydney 05 Mar 1992
10 England won 8 wickets 90 v U.A.E. Peshawar 18 Feb 1996
11 Pakistan won 8 wickets 116 v Netherlands Lahore 26 Feb 1996
12 Australia won 8 wickets 84 v Zimbabwe Nagpur 01 Mar 1996
13 England won 8 wickets 19 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 14 May 1999
14 West Indies won 8 wickets 239 v Scotland Leicester 27 May 1999
15 Australia won 8 wickets 179 v Pakistan Lord’s 20 Jun 1999
16 Netherlands won 8 wickets 157 v Scotland Basseterre 22 Mar 2007
17 West Indies won 8 wickets 59 v Ireland Kingston 23 Mar 2007
18 Sri Lanka won 8 wickets 240 v Ireland St George’s 18 Apr 2007
19 New Zealand won 8 wickets 226 v England Wellington 20 Feb 2015
20 India won 8 wickets 79 v Ireland Hamilton 10 Mar 2015
21 England won 8 wickets 101 v West Indies Southampton 14 Jun 2019
22 England won 8 wickets 107 v Australia Birmingham 11 Jul 2019

England won this game by eight wickets to provide the eighth occasion of England winning a World Cup game by exact eight wickets margin. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 England won 8 wickets 277 v Canada Manchester 13 Jun 1979
2 England won 8 wickets 56 v Pakistan Lord’s 13 Jun 1983
3 England won 8 wickets 52 v Sri Lanka Pune 30 Oct 1987
4 England won 8 wickets 55 v Australia Sydney 05 Mar 1992
5 England won 8 wickets 90 v U.A.E. Peshawar 18 Feb 1996
6 England won 8 wickets 19 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 14 May 1999
7 England won 8 wickets 101 v West Indies Southampton 14 Jun 2019
8 England won 8 wickets 107 v Australia Birmingham 11 Jul 2019

England won this game by eight wickets to provide the eleventh occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by exact eight wickets margin with 100 plus deliveries to spare. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 England won 8 wickets 277 v Canada Manchester 13 Jun 1979
2 Sri Lanka won 8 wickets 240 v Ireland St George’s 18 Apr 2007
3 West Indies won 8 wickets 239 v Scotland Leicester 27 May 1999
4 New Zealand won 8 wickets 226 v England Wellington 20 Feb 2015
5 Australia won 8 wickets 179 v Pakistan Lord’s 20 Jun 1999
6 Netherlands won 8 wickets 157 v Scotland Basseterre 22 Mar 2007
7 India won 8 wickets 133 v Zimbabwe Mumbai 17 Oct 1987
8 Pakistan won 8 wickets 119 v Canada Leeds 09 Jun 1979
9 Pakistan won 8 wickets 116 v Netherlands Lahore 26 Feb 1996
10 England won 8 wickets 107 v Australia Birmingham 11 Jul 2019
11 England won 8 wickets 101 v West Indies Southampton 14 Jun 2019

England won this game by eight wickets to provide the third occasion of England winning a World Cup game by exact eight wickets margin. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 England won 8 wickets 277 v Canada Manchester 13 Jun 1979
2 England won 8 wickets 107 v Australia Birmingham 11 Jul 2019
3 England won 8 wickets 101 v West Indies Southampton 14 Jun 2019

England batsmen scored five boundary sixes {All by JJ Roy} which fetched England an aggregate of 204 boundary sixes in the World Cup. England became the sixth team to score 200 plus boundary sixes in the World Cup. Others are – West Indies {303], Australia {300}, India {249}, New Zealand {247} and South Africa {234}

MA Starc captured the wicket of JJ Roy in this game which fetched him 27 wickets in this edition of 2019. He now owns the record for the most wickets by a bowler in a single edition of the World Cup. He went past GD McGrath who had captured 26 wickets in 2006-07 edition

MA Starc {27 wickets in 2019 edition} and GD McGrath {26 wickets in 2006-07 edition} are the only two bowlers who have captured 25 plus wickets in a single edition of the World Cup.

England has posted ten three figure partnerships in 2019 edition, while Australia has posted nine such partnerships in 2019 edition. Thus England owns the record for most three figure partnerships in 2019 edition.

SPD Smith-AT Carey added 103 runs for the fourth wicket in this game provide the 50th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup. Australia became the first team  in the history of the World Cup to post fifty three figure partnerships.

England has posted four three figure partnerships for the first wicket in 2019 edition.  India is the other team which had posted four three figure partnerships in 2029 edition.. Thus England and India share the record for most three figure partnerships for the first wicket in 2019 edition.

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