BRISBANE: Statistical highlights of the third match of the cricket tri-series between India and England here today.
# Ian Bell's magnificent unbeaten 88 off 91 balls is his 32nd fifty in ODIs - his sixth against India. The knock is his highest in ODIs in Australia.
# Bell is averaging 49.77 in a winning cause in ODIs - his tally being 2837 in 66 matches, including three hundreds and 23 fifties.
# Bell's match-winning knock is the highest by an England opening batsman against India in Australia.
# James Taylor (56 not out off 63 balls) has posted his third fifty in ODIs.
# Taylor is averaging exactly 50.00 in a winning cause in ODIs - his tally being 150 in four innings, including two fifties.
# Bell and Taylor shared a partnership of 131 (unbroken) for the second wicket - England's highest stand for any wicket against India at neutral venue in ODIs, eclipsing the 110 between Graham Gooch and Robin Smith for the second wicket at Perth on February 22, 1992.
# Jos Buttler became the third wicketkeeper to effect five dismissals in an innings at Gabba, Brisbane. Courtney Browne (WI) was the first to accomplish the feat against Sri Lanka on January 5, 1996 followed by Australia's Matthew Wade against India on February 19, 2012. Buttler became the first England wicketkeeper to achieve the distinction against India in ODIs.
# Buttler has recorded his best performance as a wicketkeeper against India in ODIs. In all, he has effected five dismissals in ODIs on four occasions. He is the only England wicketkeeper to do so in ODIs.
# India's total of 153 is their lowest all-out score vs England in ODIs, outstripping the 158 at Leeds on May 25, 1996.
# England have emulated their largest victory in terms of wickets against India in ODIs. They had won by nine wickets against India at Headingley on June 2, 1982.
# England have recorded their largest win in terms of wickets in Australia in ODIs. They won with 135 balls remaining - their largest in terms of balls to spare against India, surpassing their win by seven wickets with 131 balls to spare at Ranchi on January 19, 2013.