Statistical highlights of the first day’s play of the third test between England and West Indies at Manchester

Statistical highlights of the first day’s play of the third test between England and West Indies at Manchester

West Indies won the toss and fielded first in this test to provide the 29th occasion of England doing so against West Indies. It also provides the 15th occasion of West Indies doing so against England in England and fourth such occasion at Manchester.

DP Sibley’s duck in this test provides the 51st occasion of England’s opening batsman collecting a duck against West Indies in a test. It also provides the 24th occasion of England’s opening batsman collecting a duck against West Indies in a home test.

DP Sibley’s duck in this test provides the 248th occasion of England’s opening batsman to collecting a duck against in a test. It also provides the 104th occasion of England’ opening batsman collecting a duck in a home test.

DP Sibley was dismissed leg before wicket for a duck in this test provides the 53rd occasion of England’s opening batsman dismissed leg before wicket for a duck in a test innings. It also provides the 26th occasion of England’ opening batsman dismissed leg before wicket for a duck in an innings in a home test.

DP Sibley was dismissed leg before wicket for a duck in this test provides the tenth occasion of England’s opening batsman dismissed leg before wicket for a duck in a test innings against West Indies. It also provides the sixth occasion of England’ opening batsman dismissed leg before wicket for a duck in an innings in a home test against West Indies and also provides the second such occasion at Manchester.

JE Root was dismissed run out in this game to provide the 28th occasion of an England captain dismissed run out in an innings in the test. It also provides the 16th occasion of an England captain dismissed run out in an innings in the test on home soil

JE Root was dismissed run out in this game to provide the eighth occasion of an England captain dismissed run out in an innings in the test. It also provides the fifth occasion of an England captain dismissed run out in an innings in the test on home soil against West Indies and also provides the third occasion at Manchester.

JE Root was dismissed run out in this game to provide the fourth occasion of his as England captain dismissed run out in an innings in the test. He now holds the record for most run out dismissals of an England captain in a test innings. The previous record was held by AC MacLaren. The following table lists the run out dismissals of these two captains

No Player Runs Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 AC MacLaren 67 1 Aus Adelaide 17 Jan 1902
2 AC MacLaren 49 4 Aus Melbourne 28 Feb 1902
3 AC MacLaren 9 1 Aus Birmingham 29 May 1902
             
1 JE Root 80 1 Ind Birmingham 01 Aug 2018
2 JE Root 48 3 Ind Southampton 30 Aug 2018
3 JE Root 22 3 Win Manchester 16 Jul 2020
4 JE Root 17 1 Win Manchester 24 Jul 2020

RA Burns scored 57 and DP Sibley scored a duck in the ongoing test against West Indies at Manchester to provide the 13th occasion of England openers scoring zero and fifty in a test innings against West Indies. All such occasions are tabulated below

No No Player Runs I Oppo Ground Start Date
1 1 L Hutton 73 1 Win The Oval 19 Aug 1939
  2 WW Keeton 0 1 Win The Oval 19 Aug 1939
               
2 1 MA Atherton 144 1 Win Georgetown 17 Mar 1994
  2 AJ Stewart 0 1 Win Georgetown 17 Mar 1994
               
3 1 AN Cook 105 1 Win Bridgetown 01 May 2015
  2 IJL Trott 0 1 Win Bridgetown 01 May 2015
               
4 1 RA Burns 57 1 Win Manchester 24 Jul 2020
  2 DP Sibley 0 1 Win Manchester 24 Jul 2020
               
5 1 JH Edrich 0 2 Win Georgetown 28 Mar 1968
  2 G Boycott 116 2 Win Georgetown 28 Mar 1968
               
6 1 ME Trescothick 0 2 Win Manchester 12 Aug 2004
  2 AJ Strauss 90 2 Win Manchester 12 Aug 2004
               
7 1 RT Simpson 0 3 Win Manchester 08 Jun 1950
  2 WJ Edrich 71 3 Win Manchester 08 Jun 1950
               
8 1 G Pullar 54 3 Win Port of Spain 25 Mar 1960
  2 MC Cowdrey 0 3 Win Port of Spain 25 Mar 1960
               
9 1 MA Atherton 0 3 Win Georgetown 17 Mar 1994
  2 AJ Stewart 79 3 Win Georgetown 17 Mar 1994
               
10 1 AJ Strauss 0 3 Win Manchester 07 Jun 2007
  2 AN Cook 106 3 Win Manchester 07 Jun 2007
               
11 1 BA Stokes 78* 3 Win Manchester 16 Jul 2020
  2 JC Buttler 0 3 Win Manchester 16 Jul 2020
               
12 1 L Hutton 77 4 Win Bridgetown 06 Feb 1954
  2 W Watson 0 4 Win Bridgetown 06 Feb 1954
               
13 1 AN Cook 59* 4 Win St George’s 21 Apr 2015
  2 IJL Trott 0 4 Win St George’s 21 Apr 2015

RA Burns scored 57 and DP Sibley scored a duck in the ongoing test against West Indies at Manchester to provide the fifth occasion of England openers scoring zero and fifty in a test innings against West Indies at Manchester. All such occasions are tabulated below

No No Player Runs I Oppo Ground Start Date
1 1 RT Simpson 0 3 Win Manchester 08 Jun 1950
  2 WJ Edrich 71 3 Win Manchester 08 Jun 1950
               
2 1 ME Trescothick 0 2 Win Manchester 12 Aug 2004
  2 AJ Strauss 90 2 Win Manchester 12 Aug 2004
               
3 1 AJ Strauss 0 3 Win Manchester 07 Jun 2007
  2 AN Cook 106 3 Win Manchester 07 Jun 2007
               
4 1 BA Stokes 78* 3 Win Manchester 16 Jul 2020
  2 JC Buttler 0 3 Win Manchester 16 Jul 2020
               
5 1 RA Burns 57 1 Win Manchester 24 Jul 2020
  2 DP Sibley 0 1 Win Manchester 24 Jul 2020

OJ Pope-JS Buttler added 136 runs in an unfinished partnership for the fifth wicket in England’s innings to provide the 16th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership against West Indies. It also provides the eighth occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership against West Indies at home

OJ Pope-JS Buttler added 136 runs in an unfinished partnership for the fifth wicket in England’s innings and reauire nine more runs to post the highest partnership for the fifth wicket against West Indies at home. The best stand for the fifth wicket is credited to IR Bell-PD Collingwood who had posted 144 runs at Lord’s in May 2007

No Partners Wkt Runs I Opp Ground Start Date
1 IR Bell/Collingwood 5 144 1 Win Lord’s 17 May 2007
2 OJ Pope/JC Buttler, 5 136* 1 Win Manchester 24 Jul 2020

OJ Pope-JS Buttler added 136 runs in an unfinished partnership for the fifth wicket in England’s innings provides the first three figure partnership by England batsmen for the fifth wicket against West Indies at Manchester. Previous best was 83 runs between LEG Ames and DR Jardine in Jul 1933.

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 Buttler/Pope 5 136* 1 Win Manchester 24 Jul 2020
2 Ames/Jardine 5 83 2 Win Manchester 22 Jul 1933

JC Buttler’s 56 not out in this game provide the 36th occasion of an England wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty against West Indies. It also provides the 20th occasion of an England wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty against West Indies at home and the third such occasion at Manchester.

OJ Pope scored 91 not out at the end of the first day’s play to provide the 31st occasion of an England batsman scoring a ninety against West Indies. It also provides the 16th occasion of an England batsman scoring a ninety against West Indies at home.

OJ Pope scored 91 not out at the end of the first day’s play to provide the sixth occasion of an England batsman scoring a ninety against West Indies at Manchester. Manchester has witnessed most nineties by England batsmen against West Indies than any other ground in England. The Oval has witnessed five such occasions.

No Player Runs Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 C Milburn 94 3 Win Manchester 2 Jun 1966
2 GP Thorpe 94 2 Win Manchester 27 Jul 1995
3 AJ Strauss 90 2 Win Manchester 12 Aug 2004
4 RWT Key 93* 4 Win Manchester 12 Aug 2004
5 IR Bell 97 1 Win Manchester 07 Jun 2007
6 OJ Pope 91* 1 Win Manchester 24 Jul 2020
             
1 J Hardstaff jnr 94 1 Win The Oval 19 Aug 1939
2 G Boycott 97 2 Win The Oval 26 Jul 1973
3 GA Hick 96 1 Win The Oval 24 Aug 1995
4 RC Russell 91 1 Win The Oval 24 Aug 1995
5 MA Atherton 95 3 Win The Oval 24 Aug 1995
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