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Defending champs England ready for Afghan challenge

Shapoor Zadran
It will be a David versus Goliath battle at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday when defending champions England launch their World Twenty20 campaign against Afghanistan, who displayed enough fighting abilities in their opening fixture against India. England vs Afghanistan

TEAM Fixtures

Match Date Time Teams
5th 21/09/2012 14:00 GMT | 19:30 IST AFG vs ENG
9th 23/09/2012 14:00 GMT | 19:30 IST ENG vs IND
13th 27/09/2012 14:00 GMT | 19:30 IST ENG vs WI
16th 29/09/2012 10:00 GMT | 15:30 IST ENG vs NZ
21th 01/10/2012 14:00 GMT | 19:30 IST SL vs ENG

Team Records & Facts T20

Matches Played 58
Matches Won 30
Matches Lost 25
Matches Tied 0
No Result 3
Top Batsman Kevin Pietersen - (1176 runs for England)
Top Bowler Stuart Broad - (55 wickets for England)
Highest Individual Score 99* by Luke Wright v Afghanistan on September 21, 2012 - England beat Afghanistan by 116 runs
Best Bowling Analysis 4/10 by Ravi Bopara v West Indies on September 23, 2011 - England beat West Indies by 10 wickets

Performance Against
Teams MP MW ML MT NR WIN%
Afghanistan 1 1 0 0 0 100
Australia 7 3 3 0 1 42.86
India 7 4 3 0 0 57.14
Ireland 1 0 0 0 1 0
Netherlands 1 0 1 0 0 0
New Zealand 9 7 2 0 0 77.78
Pakistan 10 7 3 0 0 70
South Africa 8 3 4 0 1 37.5
Sri Lanka 4 1 3 0 0 25
West Indies 9 3 6 0 0 33.33
Zimbabwe 1 1 0 0 0 100

Performance Split by year
Years TOT WINS LOSS TIED NO RESULT WIN%
2013 3 2 1 0 0 66.67
2012 14 7 6 0 1 50
2011 7 4 3 0 0 57.14
2010 11 8 2 0 1 72.73
2009 9 3 5 0 1 33.33
2008 3 3 0 0 0 100

Team Records & Facts Test

Matches Played 934
Matches Won 332
Matches Lost 268
Matches Tied 0
No Result 334
Top Batsman Graham Gooch - (8900 runs for England)
Top Bowler Ian Botham - (383 wickets for England)
Highest Individual Score 364 by Len Hutton v Australia on August 20, 1938 - England beat Australia by an innings and 579 runs
Best Bowling Analysis 10/53 by Jim Laker v Australia on July 26, 1956 - England beat Australia by an innings and 170 runs

Performance Against
Teams MP MW ML MT NR WIN%
Australia 326 102 133 0 91 31.29
Bangladesh 8 8 0 0 0 100
India 107 40 20 0 47 37.38
New Zealand 98 46 8 0 44 46.94
Pakistan 74 22 16 0 36 29.73
South Africa 141 56 31 0 54 39.72
Sri Lanka 26 10 7 0 9 38.46
West Indies 148 45 53 0 50 30.41
Zimbabwe 6 3 0 0 3 50

Performance Split by year
Years TOT WINS LOSS TIED NO RESULT WIN%
2013 4 1 0 0 3 25
2012 15 5 7 0 3 33.33
2011 8 6 0 0 2 75
2010 14 9 3 0 2 64.29
2009 14 5 2 0 7 35.71
2008 12 5 4 0 3 41.67

Team Records & Facts ODI

Matches Played 595
Matches Won 290
Matches Lost 278
Matches Tied 7
No Result 20
Top Batsman Paul Collingwood - (5092 runs for England)
Top Bowler Darren Gough - (234 wickets for England)
Highest Individual Score 167* by Robin Smith v Australia on May 21, 1993 - Australia beat England by 6 wickets
Best Bowling Analysis 6/31 by Paul Collingwood v Bangladesh on June 21, 2005 - England beat Bangladesh by 168 runs

Performance Against
Teams MP MW ML MT NR WIN%
Australia 117 46 67 2 2 39.32
Bangladesh 15 13 2 0 0 86.67
Canada 2 2 0 0 0 100
East Africa 1 1 0 0 0 100
India 86 35 46 2 3 40.7
Ireland 5 4 1 0 0 80
Kenya 2 2 0 0 0 100
Namibia 1 1 0 0 0 100
Netherlands 3 3 0 0 0 100
New Zealand 73 31 36 2 4 42.47
Pakistan 72 42 28 0 2 58.33
Scotland 2 1 0 0 1 50
South Africa 50 21 25 1 3 42
Sri Lanka 50 26 24 0 0 52
United Arab Emirates 1 1 0 0 0 100
West Indies 85 40 41 0 4 47.06
Zimbabwe 30 21 8 0 1 70

Performance Split by year
Years TOT WINS LOSS TIED NO RESULT WIN%
2013 8 4 4 0 0 50
2012 15 12 2 0 1 80
2011 30 11 16 2 1 36.67
2010 17 12 5 0 0 70.59
2009 22 11 11 0 0 50
2008 21 6 11 1 3 28.57

ICC T20 2012 Teams

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 


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t20 fixtures

Match Date Time Teams
1st 19/09/2012 10:00 GMT | 15:30 IST AUS vs IRE
2nd 19/09/2012 14:00 GMT | 19:30 IST AFG vs IND
3rd 20/09/2012 14:00 GMT | 19:30 IST SA vs ZIM
4th 21/09/2012 10:00 GMT | 15:30 IST NZ vs BAN
5th 21/09/2012 14:00 GMT | 19:30 IST AFG vs ENG

t20 standings

Team MP MW ML MT NR NRR Pts
Chennai Super Kings 4 2 2 0 0 -0.049 8
Sri Lanka 3 3 0 0 0 +0.998 6
Kolkata Knight Riders 4 1 2 0 1 +0.488 6
Perth Scorchers 4 1 2 0 1 -0.474 6
Auckland Aces 4 1 2 0 1 -0.963 6
Australia 3 2 1 0 0 +0.464 4
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