London, June 18: Eoin Morgan made history at Old Trafford on Tuesday, striking 17 sixes against Afghanistan to set a new record for the most in an individual ODI innings.
England's captain thumped 148 from 71 balls as the Cricket World Cup hosts racked up 397-6 before registering a mammoth 150-run win over Afghanistan.
We take a look at some of the most notable statistics to have arisen from Morgan's wonderful innings.
MOST SIXES IN AN ODI (INDIVIDUAL)
17 - Eoin Morgan - England v Afghanistan, Old Trafford, June 18, 2019.
16 - Rohit Sharma - India v Australia, Bangalore, Nov 2, 2013; AB de Villiers - South Africa v West Indies, Johannesburg, Jan 18, 2015; Chris Gayle - West Indies v Zimbabwe, Canberra, Feb 24, 2015.
MOST SIXES IN AN ODI (TEAM)
25 - England v Afghanistan, Old Trafford, June 18, 2019.
24 - England v West Indies, St George's, Feb 27, 2019.
23 - West Indies v England, Bridgetown, Feb 20, 2019.
MOST RUNS CONCEDED IN AN ODI
113 - Mick Lewis, South Africa v Australia, Johannesburg, Mar 12, 2006.
110 - Rashid Khan, England v Afghanistan, Old Trafford, June 18, 2019 (from nine overs); Wahab Riaz, England v Pakistan, Trent Bridge, Aug 30, 2016.
106 - Bhuvneshwar Kumar, South Africa v India, Mumbai, Oct 25, 2015; Nuwan Pradeep, India v Sri Lanka, Mohali, Dec 13, 2017.
FASTEST WORLD CUP HUNDREDS
50 balls - Kevin O'Brien - Ireland v England, Bangalore, Mar 2, 2011.
51 balls - Glenn Maxwell - Australia v Sri Lanka, Sydney, Mar 8, 2015.
52 balls - AB de Villiers - South Africa v West Indies, Sydney, Feb 27, 2015.
57 balls - Eoin Morgan - England v Afghanistan, Old Trafford, June 18, 2019.
MOST CAREER ODI SIXES
351 - Shahid Afridi
318 - Chris Gayle
270 - Sanath Jayasuriya
225 - MS Dhoni
224 - Rohit Sharma
211 - Eoin Morgan
204 - AB de Villiers
200 - Brendon McCullum
OTHER NOTABLE STATS
- England's score of 397-6 was their highest at a World Cup and the sixth biggest in history. Australia hold the finals record after compiling 417-6 against Afghanistan in 2015.
- England hit 18 sixes in the 2015 World Cup, only one more than Morgan managed on Tuesday.
- Morgan has now managed 22 maximums in the tournament. Australia skipper Aaron Finch (14) is the only other man to have reached double figures.
(With OPTA inputs)