Australia v Pakistan 5th ODI – Statistical Highlights

Australia v Pakistan 5th ODI – Statistical Highlights

Travis Head of Australia
Travis Head of Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Once again Australia scored big and David Warner was brilliant yet again as they finished the series with a 4-1 win defeating Pakistan by 57 runs in the last ODI at Adelaide. Electing to bowl first, Australia didn’t lose a single wicket in the first 40 overs as Warner and Travis Head unleashed whip on the Pakistani bowlers from the onset.

Warner scored 179 out of the 284 they added for the first wicket. Head, who was part of a record stand scored his maiden International ton – 128. Australia finished with 369/7 as they lost quite a lot of wickets in last few overs. Babar Azam’s century and Sharjeel Khan’s 79 at the top weren’t enough for Pakistan to chase the mammoth total. Here we look at all the stats and records recorded during the game.

2 – Babar Azam became only the 2nd Pakistan player to score an ODI century against Australia in Australia. Zaheer Abbas made 108 at Sydney in 1981.

5 – Number of 150+ scores David Warner has in ODI cricket, the joint most for any player. Sachin Tendulkar also has 5 such scores in this format.

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6 – Number of ODI centuries David Warner has scored in 2016/17 season, the joint most by any player in a single season. Only Kumar Sangakkara has scored 6 centuries in a season. He did it in 2014/15 season.

7 – Number of 150+ scores David Warner has in List A cricket, the most for any player. He went past Gordon Greenidge who had 6 scores of 150+. Sachin Tendulkar has 5 such scores in List A with all of them coming in ODIs.

9 – Number of centuries David Warner has scored in Australia as an opener, the joint most by any player. Adam Gilchrist also has 9 ODI centuries while opening in Australia.

14 – Number of ODI centuries including Babar Azam’s ton in this game against Australia in Australia went in losing cause since 2014. Manish Pandey’s century in 2016 while chasing was the only ODI ton that came in winning cause in last 3 years against the Aussies on their soil.

91 – Innings taken by David Warner to score his 13 centuries in ODI cricket, the 3rd fewest by any player. Hashim Amla took 83 innings while Virat Kohli took 86.

93 – Number of 300+ totals Australia have scored in 50-over ODI matches, the most by any team. India have 92 such scores. Overall, Australia have 95 scores of 300+ in ODIs with two of those coming in 60 over games.

100 – Runs conceded by Hasan Ali in this game. He became the 10th bowler and 2nd Pakistani to concede 100 runs in an ODI. He is also the 3rd to concede 100 and more runs in an ODI in Australia.

179 – David Warner’s 179 in this game is his highest ODI innings and the 3rd highest by any player for Australia. This is also the 2nd highest individual score in ODIs by any player against Pakistan behind Kohli’s 183 in 2012.

284 – Partnership stand between David Warner and Travis Head is the highest stand for any wicket for Australia in ODIs. Previous highest was 260 between Warner and Smith at Perth against Afghanistan in CWC 2015. This is also the first ever 250+ stand in ODIs against Pakistan for any team.

284 – Opening stand between David Warner and Travis Head of 284 is the 2nd highest in ODI history. Highest is 286 between Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga vs England in 2006.

307 – Runs scored by Australian openers in this game, the 2nd highest aggregate by a team’s openers in an ODI. Highest is 327 by Brendon McCullum and Hamish Marshall vs Ireland in 2008. These are the only two instances where a team’s openers aggregated over 300 in an ODI.

369/7 – Australia’s total of 369/7 is their highest over Pakistan in ODIs overhauling their previous highest of 353/6 in the previous game of the series at Sydney.

681 – Runs aggregate this match, the 2nd most in an ODI in Australia. The highest is 688 runs in an ODI between Australia and Sri Lanka in CWC 2015.