England beat Bangladesh in 2nd ODI, seal three-match series: Stats
England beat Bangladesh in the 2nd ODI at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, to attain an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. The Three Lions successfully defended 326/7, with Adil Rashid and Sam Curran sharing eight wickets. An incredible century by Jason Roy set up England's win, while Jos Buttler slammed a brisk fifty. Here are the key stats.
The summary of 2nd ODI
England started poorly after getting invited to bat, with Philip Salt and Dawid Malan falling cheaply. However, Roy recorded a 109-run stand with skipper Buttler, taking England past the 150-run mark inside 30 overs. Contributions from Moeen Ali (42) and Sam Curran (33*) guided England to 326/7. Bangladesh (194) fell short despite Shakib Al Hasan's fifty. Rashid and Curran did the damage.
Joint-third-most ODI tons for England
Roy slammed his 12th ODI century (132 off 124 balls, a knock studded with 18 fours and 1 six). He now has the joint-third-most ODI centuries by an England batter. Roy equaled Marcus Trescothick in this regard. Joe Root (16) and Eoin Morgan (13) are the only ones ahead of him. Meanwhile, Roy also boasts 21 fifties in the format.
Another feat for Roy
Roy became the fifth England player to record an ODI ton on Bangladesh soil. He joined Malan (114*), Eoin Morgan (110*), Craig Kieswetter (107), and Ben Stokes (101) on the elite list.
Fifth 50+ score for Buttler against Bangladesh
Buttler registered his 24th half-century in ODIs (76 off 64 balls). It was his fifth 50+ score against Bangladesh in the format. Buttler completed 4,600 runs during the 2nd ODI. The right-handed batter now has 4,621 runs from 164 ODIs at an average of 41.63. His tally includes 11 centuries. His strike rate of 118.03 is the highest by an England player in ODIs.
Third-most ODI wickets for England
Leg-spinner Rashid was the only England bowler who bowled his quota of 10 overs. He took four wickets for 45 runs. The 35-year-old is now England's third-highest wicket-taker in ODI cricket. He overtook pacer Stuart Broad (178) to attain this feat. Rashid now has 181 wickets from 124 ODIs at 32.44. He is only behind James Anderson and Darren Gough among England players.