# Joe Root (180) has posted a career-best score in Tests. The said innings is the highest by an England opener against Australia at Lord's, obliterating the 175 by John Edrich in 1975. (Match report)
# Root's match-winning knock is the fourth highest by an England opener vs Australia in Tests in England. The only player to score 200 or more as an England opener vs Australia in England is Len Hutton's 364 in 847 balls at The Oval in August 1938. (Highlights)
# Root has recorded his best bowling performance in Tests, obliterating the one for six vs Australia at Nottingham in July 2013.