England v South Africa     

2nd One Day International

 

 

 

At Lord's - 8th August 2008

[Sarah Taylor]

Sarah Taylor

[Caroline Atkins]

[Sarah Taylor]

Caroline Atkins

Sarah Taylor

[Caroline Atkins]

Caroline Atkins

[Trisha Chetty (keeper)]

Sarah Taylor makes it home despite excellent glove work from Trisha Chetty

[Caroline Atkins] [Trisha Chetty]
Caroline Atkins SA keeper Trisha Chetty in action
[Caroline Atkins] [Caroline Atkins & Sarah Taylor] [Sarah Taylor]
Centurions Caroline Atkins (left) and Sarah Taylor (right) celebrate a record partnership

 

Left to Right: Sarah Taylor, Lynne Thomas, Enid Bakewell and Caroline Atkins
Lynne Thomas and Enid Bakewell were the previous England record holders.

Detailed Record Analysis
with thanks to Marion Collin

The first wickeThe stand of 268 between Caroline Atkins and Sarah Taylor is the highest opening partnership for any wicket in ODIs
by any team at any venue beating Reshma Gandhi and Mithali Raj's 258* against Ireland in 1999.
The previous highest opening partnership for England of 246 was held by Enid Bakewell and Lynne Thomas
made against an International XI in the 1973 World Cup.

1 C M G Atkins S-J Taylor,  England 08-Aug-2008 v South Africa, Lord's, 268
2 R Gandhi M Raj , India 26-Jun-1999 v Ireland Campbell Park, Milton Keynes, 258*
3 L.D Thomas E Bakewell, England 23-Jun-1973 v International XI Sussex CCC Hove ,246

 

 

Caroline Atkins 145 is the 2nd highest score at Lord's in an ODI after Claire Taylor's 156* and ahead of Vivian Richards' 138*
138* IVA Richards, West Indies v England 1979
137 DL Amiss, England v India 1975
137 ME Trescothick, England v Pakistan 2001
136 GA Gooch, England v Australia 1989
 

 

310-3 Is the Highest ODI total at Lord's by women
4th highest in any ODI at Lord's, men or women

310-3 is the 8th Highest score in an ODI and the 3rd highest for England

1 New Zealand NZ 29-Jan-1997 Pakistan Hagley Oval,No1 C'Church 455-5
2 Australia Aus 16-Dec-1997 Denmark MIG Club, Bandra East, M 412-3
3 Australia Aus 07-Feb-1997 Pakistan Wesley College, Melbourn 397-4
4 England Eng 12-Dec-1997 Pakistan Indira Gandhi Stadium, V 376-2
5 Netherlands Neth 23-Jul-2003 Japan Hermes DVS, Schiedam 375-5
6 New Zealand NZ 26-Jun-2002 Netherlands VRA Amstelveen 335-4
7 England Eng 16-Dec-1997 Ireland J Nehru Stadium, Pune 324-3
8 England Eng 08-Aug-2008 South Africa Lords, London 310-3

 

 

Katherine Brunt's 5-25 is the best bowling performance in an ODI at Lord's

Best Bowling at Lord's
5-25 Katherine Brunt England v South Africa 2008
5-30 DL Vettori New Zealand v West Indies 2004
5-34 M Muralitharan Sri Lanka v England 1998
5-38 J Garner West Indies v England 1979
5-41 B Lee Australia v England 2005
 

All pictures are Don Miles 2008