In the match 10 of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Australia beat Windies by 15 runs at Trent Bridge (Nottingham).
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Australia managed to score 288 runs (49 overs) in the first innings after Windies won that toss. In reply, Windies scored 273/9 in 50 overs.
Brief Scores: Australia – 288 in 49 overs (Nathan Coulter-Nile 92, Steven Smith 73; Carlos Brathwaite 3/67)
Windies – 273/9 in 50 overs (Shai Hope 68, Jason Holder 51; Mitchell Starc 5/46)
Result – Australia won by 15 runs
Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match:
i) Australia was all out for 288 runs (49 overs). It is Australia’s second-highest total against Windies in Cricket World Cup. Their highest total is 322/6 (50 overs) at North Sound on 27th March 2007.
ii) Australia won this match by 15 runs. It was the fourth consecutive victory for Australia against Windies in the Cricket World Cup. Since March 1996, Australia has never suffered a defeat against Windies in the Cricket World Cup.
i) Steven Smith and Nathan Coulter-Nile had an impressive 102-run partnership for the seventh wicket. It is the third highest seventh-wicket partnership in Cricket World Cup history. The highest record is 107 runs partnerships which happened twice. The UAE batsmen Amjad Javed and Shaiman Anwar (against Ireland at Brisbane on 25th February 2015) and Amjad Javed and Nasir Aziz (against West Indies at Napier on 15th March 2015) provided the highest seventh-wicket partnership in CWC.
ii) The no.8 batsman Nathan Coulter-Nile scored 92 runs. It is the highest individual score by the no.8 or lower positioned batsman in a Cricket World Cup match. The previous highest was 72* by the former Zimbabwe cricketer Heath Streak against New Zealand at Bloemfontein on 8th March 2003. Also, Nathan Coulter-Nile’s 92-run is the joint second highest ODI score by the no.8 or lower positioned batsman. Earlier, the no.9 Windies batsman Andre Russell also scored 92* against India at North Sound on 11th June 2011. The highest score is 95* by the no.8 English batsman Chris Woakes against Sri Lanka at Nottingham on 21st June 2016.
iii) The left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc (151 wickets) becomes the fastest bowler to take 150 ODI wickets. He achieved this feat in 77 ODIs while the previous record holder Saqlain Mushtaq (Pakistan) took 150 ODI wickets in 78 ODIs.
iv) Mitchell Starc had the bowling figures of 10-1-46-5 which are the second best bowling figures by an Australian bowler against Windies in a Cricket World Cup match. Glenn McGrath is the record holder with the bowling figures of 8.4-3-14-5 (at Manchester on 30th May 1999).
i) Chris Gayle has scored 1,015 runs in Cricket World Cup. After Sir Viv Richards (1,225 runs) and Brian Lara (1,013 runs), Gayle becomes the third Windies batsman to score 1,000 runs in CWC.
ii) Andre Russell has scored 1,013 ODI runs and also has taken 69 ODI wickets. He is the 11th Windies all-rounder to score 1,000 runs and also to take 50 wickets in ODI career.
iii) The wicketkeeper-batsman Shai Hope scored 68 runs which is the second highest individual score by a Windies wicketkeeper-batsman in a Cricket World Cup match. Ridley Jacobs is the record holder with 80* against New Zealand at Southampton on 24th May 1999.