Batting Partnerships 2013 Ashes' Series

Introduction

I am using secondary data from espnCricinfo to monitor batting partnerships in the 2013 Ashes Series in England.

Fifth Test, The Oval

The Fifth and final Test Match of the 2013 Ashes’ Series was played at The Oval.
At the end this Test Match and the Series, the cumulative pattern of the partnerships for England in this series compared to Australia was:
EA 5 Compare
For England compared to the 2010-2011 Series in Australia:
E Compare 1113
For Australia:
A 1113

Fourth Test, Durham

The Fourth Test in the 2013 Ashes’ Series was played at Durham.
At the end this Test Match, the cumulative pattern of the partnerships for England in this series compared to Australia was:
AE Compare 2013 Four Tests
For England compared to the 2010-2011 Series in Australia:
England Compare 1113
For Australia:
Australia Compare 1113

Third Test, Old Trafford

The Third Test in the 2013 Ashes’ Series was played at Old Trafford.
At the end this Test Match, the cumulative pattern of the partnerships for England in this series compared to Australia was:
AE Test 3 End
For England compared to the 2010-2011 Series in Australia:
EB Compare T3
For Australia:
AB Compare T3

Second Test, Lord’s

The Second Test in the 2013 Ashes’ Series was played at Lord’s.
At the end this Test Match, the cumulative pattern of the partnerships for England in this series compared to Australia was:
EA Compare T2 End
For England compared to the 2010-2011 Series in Australia:
E2T2 Day 3 End
For Australia:
A2T2 End

First Test, Trent Bridge

At the end of the First Test at Trent Bridge, England’s partnership trend compared to the whole of the last series was:
ET1 Compare End
Australia’s partnerships compared to their 2010-2011 trend:
AT1 End Compare
The 163 run partnership for the tenth wicket between Phil Hughes and Ashton Agar in Australia’s first innings broke a number of records:

  • Ashton’s 98 is the highest score by a number 11 batsman in Test Cricket.
  • 46 was the previous highest score by a player on debut batting 11.
  • The partnerships was the highest ever for a tenth wicket in Test Cricket.

The comparison between England and Australia in the First Test:
T1 Comaprison End
Partnership data are available here for the First Test.

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