The week in numbers: w/e 12/6/11

A quick half-century for Finn

50 – At 23 years and 63 days, Steven Finn became the youngest England bowler to take 50 Test wickets in the drawn second Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s.

4Amit Mishra took 4/31 as India beat the West Indies by seven wickets in the second one-day international at Port of Spain.

9 – English golfer Robert Rock won his first European Tour title after nine years, winning the Italian Open by one stroke. He led after each of the four rounds.

216 – Singles ranking of British tennis player James Ward, who defeated Stan Wawrinka (world number 14) and defending champion Sam Querry (number 26) to reach the semi-finals of the Aegon Championship at Queen’s Club.

11,716 – In pounds, prize money won by Ward in 2011 prior to the Aegon Championships. He earned £22,500 at Queen’s Club.

Wiggins became only the third British rider to win the Dauphiné

3Bradley Wiggins became only the third British cyclist to win the Critérium du Dauphiné, after Brian Robinson in 1961 and Robert Millar in 1990.

5 – Time trial world champion Fabian Cancellara won the opening prologue at the Tour de Suisse for the fifth time.

15.159 – Winning margin in seconds of Casey Stoner, who took victory in the British Moto GP at Silverstone to move ahead of Jorge Lorenzo at the top of the championship standings.

6McLaren‘s Jenson Button won the rain-hit Canadian Grand Prix despite visiting the pit-lane six times during the race (five pit-stops, one drive-through penalty).

92 – Despite losing the lead to Button on the final lap, reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel nonetheless has 161 out of a possible 175 points after seven races – 92% of the maximum possible. Button is now second, 60 points behind.

5 – There were five safety car periods during the Canadian GP.

(Some statistics courtesy of Opta Sports and @InfostradaLive.)


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