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Phil Salt registers some Don Bradman-esque numbers against West Indies, rocks WI bowlers out of stadium

Phil Salt registers some Don Bradman-esque numbers against West Indies, rocks WI bowlers out of stadium

In nine innings Phil Salt has played against the West Indies, Salt has scored 478 runs at an average of 68.28, the highest by any batter in this particular fixture.

England opener Phil Salt was on a roll on Thursday when England faced West Indies in their first match of the T20 World Cup Super Eight stage. Salt was in blistering form as he scored 87 off 47 balls to help England achieve an easy victory. West Indies are one of Salt’s favourite opponents to face in T20Is, with the batter averaging over 68 against the Caribbean opponents.

Salt’s excellent record against West Indies

In nine innings Phil Salt has played against the West Indies, Salt has scored 478 runs at an average of 68.28. He has two half-centuries and two centuries against the Caribbean opponents. He also has the unique record of hitting a boundary or a six in every four balls he has faced against West Indies.

Phil Salt against West Indies

InningsRunsAvgSr rt50/1004s/6s
947868.28186.712/234/32

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Phil Salt’s unique record

In addition to that, Salt also holds some unique records against West Indies. He has smashed 32 sixes against West Indies, the highest number of sixes against a single opponent by an England batter.

Most sixes by an England batter against an opponent in T20Is

  • 32 – Phil Salt vs WI
  • 26 – Eoin Morgan vs NZ
  • 25 – Jos Buttler vs AUS
  • 24 – Jos Buttler vs SA

Salt also has the most runs by any batter in ENG vs WI T20Is.

  • 478 – Phil Salt (9 innings)
  • 423 – Alex Hales (13 innings)
  • 422 – Chris Gayle (14 innings)
  • 420 – Nicholas Pooran (15 innings)
  • 390 – Jos Buttler (16 innings)
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