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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