England opening batsmen’s fifties in a losing cause in T20Is

DJ Malan of England scored 55 against New Zealand in the third T20I at Nelson on 05.11.19 which went in vain. DJ Malan’s 55 provides the twelfth occasion of an England opening batsman’s fifty in a losing cause in T20I.  All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 ME Trescothick 72 2 v Sri Lanka Southampton 15 Jun 2006
2 ME Trescothick 53 1 v Pakistan Bristol 28 Aug 2006
3 DL Maddy 50 2 v New Zealand Durban 18 Sep 2007
4 LJ Wright 71 1 v Netherlands Lord’s 05 Jun 2009
5 RS Bopara 55 1 v West Indies The Oval 15 Jun 2009
6 AD Hales 68 2 v West Indies Pallekele 27 Sep 2012
7 AD Hales 56 1 v India Pune 20 Dec 2012
8 AD Hales 66 2 v Sri Lanka The Oval 20 May 2014
9 JJ Roy 67 2 v South Africa Taunton 23 Jun 2017
0 JC Buttler 69 1 v India Manchester 03 Jul 2018
11 JJ Roy 67 1 v India Bristol 08 Jul 2018
12 DJ Malan 55 2 v New Zealand Nelson 05 Nov 2019

It also provides the second occasion of an England opener’s fifty in a losing cause against New Zealand. Both such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 DL Maddy 50 2 v New Zealand Durban 18 Sep 2007
2 DJ Malan 55 2 v New Zealand Nelson 05 Nov 2019
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