CT 2017, Match 2: Australia v New Zealand – Statistical Preview

Ahead of the game, we look at some of the key numbers of records related to the game.

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Steven Smith and David Warner lead Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Australia, the current ODI world champions would like to add the Champions Trophy title to their kitty as well. Their charged up with a fierce pace attack would like to start the tournament on a high against New Zealand in their opening game. NZ, on other hands, haven’t shown the potential to match the current One-day cricket situation with a lot of holes in their line-up and would take the field against Australia to eye their maiden CT victory over their neighbours.

Ahead of the game, we look at some of the key numbers of records related to the game.

1.714 – Australia’s win-loss ratio of 1.714 in Champions Trophy is the 2nd best ratio for any team in the tournament behind India’s 2.500. New Zealand’s ratio of 1.500 is the 3rd best in the tournament.


2.307 – Australia’s win-loss ratio against New Zealand in ODIs; the 3rd best for Australia against any opposition in this format.

Here is head to head record between the two sides in ODI cricket:

Host Played Australia Won New Zealand Won No Result
Overall 135 90 39 6
Australia 64 42 18 4
New Zealand 52 31 20 1
Neutral 19 17 1 1


4.67 – Glenn Maxwell’s batting average against Trent Boult in ODIs. He has scored 14 runs from 20 balls in ODIs and got out three times against Boult.

5 – Number of times Australia and New Zealand faced each other in the Champions Trophy so far. Australia has won 4 of those with a game getting washout while New Zealand is still waiting for their maiden CT win over Australia.

6.33 – Aaron Finch’s batting average against Trent Boult in ODIs. Finch has scored 19 runs in 32 balls in ODIs off Boult and got out three times.

11 – Number of wins for Australia in ICC ODI tournaments (CWC & CT) over New Zealand. These two sides encountered in 15 games in the ICC 50-over tournaments NZ won only 3 games and other one had no result.

20 – Number of matches Australia and New Zealand have won against the teams in the current Champions Trophy since the 2015 CWC. However, New Zealand (38) played two more games than Australia (36) in this period.

50 – Kane Williamson’s batting strike-rate against Josh Hazlewood in ODI cricket. Williamson has scored 32 runs in 64 balls off Hazlewood’s bowling and got out twice.

100 – David Warner’s batting strike-rate against Trent Boult and Tim Southee in ODI cricket. Warner has scored 111 runs vs Boult while 78 runs vs Southee and got out once each against them in this format.

1957 – Runs scored by Glenn Maxwell in the ODI cricket so far. He needs 43 more runs to complete 2000 ODI runs.

3946 – Runs scored by David Warner in ODIs so far. He needs 54 more runs to complete 4000 ODI runs. If he gets there in the next innings he plays in ODIs, he will become the 3rd fastest player to complete 4000 ODI runs.