Australia defeated England at Edgbaston, and have now won 50, lost 51, and
drawn 66, in the 167 matches against England in England, see England v Australia, and won 4, lost 6, and drawn 5 of the 15
matches against England at Edgbaston. See England v Australia at Edgbaston.
Nathan Lyon took 6/49 in the second innings of the match, which was his fifth best
bowling performance, the eighth time that he has taken six wickets or more in an innings, first against
England, see Best
Bowling Performances, the first time that he has taken five wickets or more in England, see Performances in England, and was the second best
Australian bowling performance at Edgbaston. See Australian Players Taking 5 Wickets in an Innings at Eden Gardens -
(Test Cricket) . Nathan Lyon has now taken 352 wickets at an average of 31.88. See Players
Taking 300 Career Wickets.
Patrick Cummins took 4/32 in the second innings of the match, which took his
aggregate to 101 wickets, and he became the thirty ninth Australian bowler to reach the 100 wickets
milestone. See Australian Players Taking 100 Career Wickets.
Moeen Ali was dismissed for a Duck and 4 by Nathan Lyon in the match. Nathan
Lyon has now dismissed him on 9 occasions, the most by any bowler. See Analysis
of Dismissals against All Countries.
Steven Smith scored 144 runs, from 219 balls in the first innings, and 142 runs
from 207 balls in the second innings, which was the first time that he had scored a century in each
innings, see Players Scoring 100 in Both Innings of Match , was his twenty fifth
century, see Players Scoring
Most Centuries , tenth against England, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, fifth in England, and second at
Edgbaston. See Performances in England.
Steve Smith has scored 25 centuries, and 24 fifties, his 50/100 conversion rate is 51.02%,
see Scoring 2,000 Runs with a 50/100 Conversion Rate of 40% or Better,
and has scored 25 centuries in 119 innings. (21.01%) See Players Batting 30
Innings with 10% Centuries. Overall, Smith has scored 6,485 runs, and his average of 62.96 is the
second highest. See Highest Batting Averages for Players Batting 30 Innings.
Mathew Wade scored 110 runs from 143 balls in the second innings of the match,
which was his highest score, and third century, see Best
Batting Performances, first against England, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, and he has now scored 997 runs
at an average of 30.21. See Innings
Breakdown Analysis - Test Cricket.
Stuart Broad took 5/86 in the match, which was the seventeenth time that he has
taken five wickets or more in an innings, see Best
Bowling Performances, seventh against Australia, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, twelfth time in England, and first
at Edgbaston. See Performances in England. Stuart Broad has now taken 449
wickets at an average of 28.65. See Players
Taking 300 Career Wickets.
Rory Burns scored 122 runs from 312 balls in the match, which was his maiden
century, see Best
Batting Performances, and he has now scored 445 runs at an average of 29.67. See Innings Breakdown Analysis - Test Cricket.