AUS vs ENG Stats: England defeated Australia by 3 wickets in the third test. However, the Australian team is ahead of 2-1 in the Ashes series of 5 Test matches. At the same time, many big records were made in this series. There were 18 sixes in the third Test between Australia and England. This has happened for the fifth time in Ashes history, when 18 or more sixes have been hit in the match. The maximum number of sixes in an Ashes match was in the year 2013-14. This year in Adelaide, the batsmen of both the teams had hit 21 sixes. In the same year, the batsmen of both the teams hit 19 sixes in Perth.
Many big records made at Headingley…
At the same time, Ben Stokes has become the third captain in Test history, whose first 17 Test matches have resulted in all the matches. So far, England has won 12 matches under the captaincy of Ben Stokes, while they have faced defeat in 5 matches. Apart from this, England have their fifth consecutive Test win at Headingley. The England team has won 5 consecutive Tests at this ground since 2018. Also, under the captaincy of Ben Stokes, England achieved a target of more than 250 runs in Test matches for the fifth time, which is the highest as a captain. As captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ricky Ponting and Brian Lara achieved a target of more than 250 runs in 4 and 3-3 matches respectively. Under the captaincy of Ben Stokes, England has won the match 4 out of 5 times by scoring 250 or more runs with a run rate of 4.50 or more.
What other records were made at Headingley?
For the 6th time in Headingley, a team chased 250 runs in Test matches. While most of the times 250 or more runs have been chased at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Whereas in Sydney, 4 times teams have chased 250 or more runs. England batsman Harry Brook became the player to score thousand runs in the fewest balls in Test matches. Harry Brook crossed the thousand runs in 1058 balls in Test format. Whereas, on the basis of innings, Harry Brook touched this figure in 17 innings. Whereas for England, the record of scoring thousand runs in Test matches in the shortest innings is recorded in the name of Herbert Sutcliffe. This player had crossed the thousand runs mark in just 12 innings.
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