London: Following are the statistical highlights of the fourth ODI between India and England at the Lord’s.
# Bopara has posted his sixth fifty in ODIs – his third against India.# Bopara has received his third Man of the Match award in ODIs.# Suresh Raina’s second Man of the Match award against England is his sixth in ODIs.# India (280/5) have recorded their second highest total at Lord’s – the highest being 326 for eight against England on July 13, 2002.# Suresh Raina (84 off 75 balls) has posted his highest innings against England, bettering the 81 not out at Faridabad on March 31, 2006.# Raina’s fifth fifty against England is his 17th in ODIs.# Raina’s aforesaid innings is the third highest by an Indian batsman at Lord’s – the top two innings being 90 by Sourav Ganguly on Sept.5, 2004 and 87 not out by Mohammad Kaif on July 13, 2002 – both against England.# Raina is on the verge of completing 3,000 runs in ODIs – 2978 at an average of 35.45 in 124 games.# Raina has posted his first fifty in 17 ODI innings in 2011, eclipsing the 43 against West Indies at Port of Spain on June 6, 2011.# Parthiv Patel and Ajinkya Rahane put on 65 for the first wicket – India’s third highest at Lord’s – the top two being 109 and 106 by the same pair in 2002 – Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag.# Virat Kohli and Rahul Dravid have shared a stand of 39 for the third wicket – India’s second highest at Lord’s, next only to the 58 between Sunil Gavaskar and Gundappa Viswanath against England on June 7, 1975.# The 169-run stand between Raina and Dhoni is an Indian record for any wicket at Lord’s, outstripping the 131 (unbroken) between Rahul Dravid and Yuvraj Singh for the fifth wicket against England on June 29, 2002.# The aforesaid partnership is India’s highest for the fifth wicket against England in ODIs, bettering the 142 between Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina at Margao on April 3, 2006.
# The 169-run partnership is a record for India for the fifth wicket in England, obliterating the 141 between Ajay Jadeja and Robin Singh against Australia at The Oval on June 4, 1999.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni, for the first time, has recorded two successive fifties in England in ODIs – 69 against England at The Oval on 9.9.2011 and 78 not out at Lord’s on 11.9.2011.
# Dhoni’s fifth fifty against England is his 40th in ODIs.
# Dhoni, as captain, is averaging 52.92 – 3758 runs in 106 matches, including four centuries and 26 fifties.
# India and England have played their second tied game in ODIs – the first was contested at Bangalore on February 27, 2011.
# India have contested five tied games in ODIs – two each against England and Zimbabwe and one against West Indies.
# England have won four successive bilateral series against India in England for the first time.