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Third Test in Stats

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The Twitterati are nothing if not numerical – with only 140 characters to play with, it’s only natural.  So here are some intersted stats from the Third Test.

 

@Jesse_Hogan: Clarke’s 5th half-century in his 33rd time batting at No.4. Only higher scores: 80 (vs Eng, Dec 10), 77 (vs Pak, Jul 10), 60 (vs SL, Aug 11)

@mikeevansdevon: @Swannyg66 total Test  wickets 47.7% have been left handers compared to 24.3% by@warne888 #Rise

@SecondLegSlip: RECORD: Smith and Clarke 191 has broken the 4th Wkt partnership at Old Trafford. Prev best 189 Azharuddin / Manjrekar (IND) 1990

@SeerviBharath: The last Australian 4th wicket pair to put on 200+ runs in #Ashes in England were Bradman/Ponsford – 388 at Leeds in 1934, 79 years ago !!

@zaltzcricket: STAT ALERT: Swann has taken 17 wickets in the series – the most by an England spinner in an Ashes series since Emburey’s 18 in 1986-87.

@alanwilkins: Fun Fact #TheAshes Since August 2011 Clarke has scored more runs (2803) than any other Australian player in this match has in their career!

@Stowpressman: Well batted Pup! #200 test wickets for @StuartBroad8 congrats, hope you have the @Stowford_Press I sent for a cold one later

@SportsStarIndia: Bell & Pietersen have scored 2649 runs batting together at an average of 55.2 per partnership #Ashes #SSLive

@Davemanso: SIDDLE : Last 12 matches: 46 wickets. Average: 26. SR : 56.2 ANDERSON : Last 13 matches 49 wickets. Average : 27.9  SR : 58

@Investeccricket: Since the 06/07 Ashes, Peter Siddle & James Anderson are the joint-leading Ashes wicket-takers. Both have taken 49 wickets in 13 Tests

@swildecricket: Fourth innings batting averages: Cook 41, Root 29, Trott 46, KP 39, Bell 39, Bairstow 30, Prior 48, Broad 11, Swann 11

@zaltzcricket: So far this series: Eng seamers: 30 wkts ave 34. Aus seamers: 41 wkts ave 28. Eng spinners: 22 wkts ave 25. Aus spinners: 7 wkts ave 61

@cricketchump: @sunnyjim123 I do bag Lyon but if you compare his record to Warne, Swann Panesar at the same stage in their careers he is doing well

 

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  1. I watched the first couple of overs from the start of play before I turned it off in disgust. You would think that Clarke would have instructed his pacemen to bowl at the stumps and make the openers play. Rather, we were entertained with deliveries bowled well wide of the mark with our gloveman struggling to avoid byes. The openers must have thought that it would be easy to mark time until it rained. A shameful display.

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