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Previous Trafford collapse and World Cup woe – England’s lowest ODI totals

England slumped to one in all their lowest one-day worldwide totals when India bowled them out for simply 110 on the Oval on Tuesday.

Put in by Rohit Sharma, they lasted solely 25.2 overs to file their joint-Eleventh worst rating within the 50-over recreation and sixth lowest on residence soil, and at one stage seemed more likely to fail to beat the 86 they managed towards Australia in 2001 earlier than the tail wagged briefly.

Right here, we have a look at a few of the darkest days in England’s historical past within the shorter format.

86 – Australia, Previous Trafford, June 2001

Steve Waugh helped to put England to the sword at Old Trafford
Steve Waugh helped to place England to the sword at Previous Trafford (Owen Humphreys/PA)

After Australia skipper Steve Waugh and Damien Martyn had anchored a middle-order fightback to steer the vacationers to 208 for seven in a day-night contest, England folded below the lights following opener Nick Knight’s departure for 12 with the rating on 25. Solely Knight, Marcus Trescothick, Owais Shah and Dominic Cork, who top-scored with 17, made it to double figures as Jason Gillespie took three for 20 and Glenn McGrath, Shane Warne and Andrew Symonds claimed two wickets every to ease their aspect to victory by 125 runs in 32.4 overs below the Duckworth Lewis methodology.

88 – Sri Lanka, Dambulla, November 2003

England batter Paul Collingwood's efforts counted for little in Dambulla
England batter Paul Collingwood’s efforts counted for little in Dambulla (Gareth Copley/PA)

Solely Paul Collingwood, with 31, and Ashley Giles, 21, provided any resistance as England had been humbled by Chaminda Vaas’ three for 15 and two wickets every for Dinusha Fernando, Nuwan Kulasekara and Upul Chandana. Openers Sanath Jayasuriya and Romesh Kaluwitharana knocked off the 89 required for a 10-wicket victory in simply 13.5 overs with the minimal of fuss.

89 – New Zealand, Wellington, February 2002

Andrew Flintoff briefly gave England hope in Wellington
Andrew Flintoff briefly gave England hope in Wellington (Daniel Hambury/PA)

Craig McMillan’s 69 offered the spine of the Kiwis’ 244 for eight from their full allocation, however England’s response by no means obtained going. Trescothick, skipper Nasser Hussain, Knight, Graham Thorpe, Paul Collingwood and Shah had been all again within the pavilion by the point the entire had reached 40, and though Andrew Flintoff’s 26 briefly steadied the ship, three wickets apiece for Andre Adams and Nathan Astle helped to skittle England to a 155-run defeat in 37.2 overs.

93 – Australia, Headingley, June 1975

Skipper Mike Denness top scored, but could not secure a place in the 1975 World Cup final for his team
Skipper Mike Denness prime scored, however couldn’t safe a spot within the 1975 World Cup ultimate for his workforce (PA)

England’s hopes of a spot within the ultimate of cricket’s first World Cup went up in smoke as they had been crushed by 4 wickets having managed to bat for a bit greater than 36 overs. Skipper Mike Denness’ 27 and an unbeaten 18 from Geoff Arnold had been the one important contributions and though Chris Previous took three for 29 amid a concerted fightback with the ball, Doug Walters and Gary Gilmour noticed the Australians residence in simply 28.4 overs.

94 – Australia, Melbourne, February 1979

England captain Mike Brearley's efforts in Melbourne proved in vain
England captain Mike Brearley’s efforts in Melbourne proved in useless (PA)

Opener Mike Brearley made 46, however a batting line-up which included Geoffrey Boycott, Derek Randall, Graham Gooch, David Gower and Ian Botham folded round him within the face of a sustained bowling assault. Botham and Bob Willis lowered Australia to 54 for 3 however couldn’t forestall their aspect from slipping to a six-wicket defeat within the fifth ODI with 147 balls to spare.



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