England beat West Indies in fourth ODI: Here're records broken
England and West Indies played out a fascinating match which saw records tumble on a frantic day. Eoin Morgan's side won the fourth ODI by 29 runs to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. England smashed 418 runs with Jos Buttler smashing a hundred. Windies responded with a scintillating ton from Chris Gayle (162), but it wasn't enough in the end.
Some massive records were witnessed
England's 418/6 is their third highest ODI score ever. This was also for the fourth time in ODI history that England managed to score 400-plus runs. It was also their highest ODI score against the West Indies. 46 sixes were hit in this match, which is a world record in ODIs. 807 runs were scored, which is the third-highest aggregate total in ODI history.
Buttler shows his brilliance for England
Centurion Jos Buttler smashed 12 sixes in a knock of 150. It is the highest number of sixes in an ODI innings for England. The wicket-keeper batsman went from 51 to 100 in just 15 deliveries. He also took 31 balls to move from his fifty to the score of 150. It was Buttler's highest ODI score and a seventh career hundred.
Gayle goes past 10,000 runs in ODIs
Chris Gayle went on to complete 10,000 runs in ODIs. He now has 10,074 runs in this format. Gayle became only the 14th cricketer to go past 10,000-plus ODI runs. He is also just the second West Indian after Brian Lara (10,405) to achieve this feat. The southpaw smashed his 25th ODI hundred. He equalled legends Kumar Sangakkara and AB de Villiers (both 25).
Gayle smashes fastest career ODI hundred
Gayle brought up his hundred in just 55 balls. This was his fastest ton in ODIs. The 39-year-old also went past 500 sixes in international cricket. Gayle has hit the most sixes in an ODI series, finishing up with 28 with one more match to go. Gayle went past 300 career sixes in ODIs (305). Only Shahid Afridi is above Gayle.
A look at Gayle's impressive records against England
Gayle now has 1,519 runs against England in ODIs. He is 100 short of former Windies legend Viv Richards (1,619). The opener also hit his highest ODI score versus England. 'Universe Boss' Gayle now has four ODI hundreds against England. His 162 is the third highest ODI knock between WI and England in this format.
A host of players achieve brilliant individual stats
England skipper Eoin Morgan (103) scored his 12th ODI hundred. He also became the first England batsman to surpass 6,000 ODI runs. Jonny Bairstow (56) amassed his eighth career ODI fifty. Alex Hales (82) notched his 14th ODI fifty. Adil Rashid (5/85) picked up his second five-wicket haul in ODIs. He now has 128 ODI wickets. Darren Bravo (61) hit his 18th ODI fifty.