England chased down Grenada with one ball to spare
21 England needed runs at the start of the 20th over in the third T20I. These are the joint-highest target runs chased by any team in the 20th over in T20Is, with Australia chasing 21 in the last over against India in Guwahati last month.
34 Both West Indies and England hit sixes on Saturday Second most In the Centurion T20 between South Africa and the West Indies earlier this year, they were only 35 runs behind in a T20 match. England hit 18 sixes, second most after 20 against South Africa in Bristol in 2022.
71 England needed the target runs at the start of the death overs (17-20). Sussex’s 69 against Gloucestershire in 2015 (ball-by-ball data available) is the most successful target chased in the death overs of any men’s T20 match.
109* Phil Salt’s score in run chasing is the second highest by an England batsman in men’s T20I matches, behind Alex Hales’ unbeaten 116 against Sri Lanka in the 2014 T20 World Cup.
442.85 Harry Brook’s batting strike rate of 31 not out in seven balls is the second highest for 30-plus runs in a men’s T20I innings. Earlier this year, Dipendra Singh Irie’s 520 was his 10-ball unbeaten 52 against Mongolia.
9 Salt’s sixes during his unbeaten 109 equaled Liam Livingstone’s record of nine against Pakistan in 2021 for the most sixes for England in a T20I innings.
3 England’s 220-plus total in T20Is is the most successful target chase by any team, more than Australia and Bulgaria combined twice. Only one other team besides England has successfully chased down 220-plus targets three times in T20Is – Middlesex in T20 Blast.
448 West Indies and England’s total in the third T20I was the highest in any T20I match played by the West Indies. The previous highest was 428 at Bridgetown in 2022 and also in a T20I between West Indies and England.
Only the West Indies have three higher men’s T20I totals than England’s 226 for 3 in the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Americas Regional Qualifier at Coolidge.
153 The combined runs scored by West Indies and England in death overs is the highest in a T20 match where ball-by-ball data is available. Earlier in 2020, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians scored 144 runs in Dubai.
West Indies’ 79 of those 153 runs in the death overs in men’s T20Is is the second-highest, behind Nepal’s 89 against Mongolia at the Asian Games earlier this year.
Sampath Bandarupalli is a statistician at ESPNcricinfo
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