On this Wednesday (12th June), the defending champions Australia will meet with Pakistan in the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at The Cooper Associates County Ground (Taunton).
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It will be the fourth match for both these sides in the ongoing Cricket World Cup. Australia has won two matches and lost one match in this tournament. On the other hand, Pakistan has lost once, won once and the other one had no result.
Before this 17th game of the ongoing Cricket World Cup, let’s look at some vital statistical preview of this match.
Teams’ recent ODI form
Australia (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won and Lost.
Pakistan (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Lost, Lost, No Result, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost and Won
ODI records at The Cooper Associates County Ground (Taunton)
Head-to-Head ODI records
Overall (103 matches): Australia won 67 ODIs; Pakistan won 32 ODIs (1 tied and 3 no results)
At neutral venues (36 matches): Australia won 24 ODIs; Pakistan won 11 ODIs (1 no result)
In England (8 matches): Australia won 5 ODIs; Pakistan won 3 ODIs
At The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton: Never played
In the World Cup (9 matches): Australia won 5 ODIs; Pakistan won 4 ODIs
In the last ten matches: Australia won 9 ODIs; Pakistan won 1 ODI
- Since January 2017, Pakistan has never beaten Australia in ODIs. Since then, Australia has won nine successive ODIs against Pakistan.
i) The left-handed batsman David Warner has already scored 4,470 ODI runs as an opening batsman. He is 30 runs away to become fourth Australian opening batsman to score 4,500 ODI runs. The top three Australian batsmen in this list are Adam Gilchrist (9,176 runs), Matthew Hayden (5,892 runs) and Mark Waugh (5,729 runs).
ii) David Warner has taken 49 ODI catches. By taking one more catch, Warner will complete his 50th ODI catch.
i) The right-arm pace bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has already picked up 49 ODI wickets. With one more wicket, he will complete his 50 ODI wickets.
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i) The senior Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik has already picked up 96 ODI catches. With four more catches, Malik will become the fourth Pakistan non-wicketkeeper to take 100 or more ODI catches.
i) The leg-spinner Shadab Khan has taken 49 ODI wickets. He is one wicket away to become the 11th spinner to take 50 or more ODI wickets for Pakistan.
i) The off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has got 245 wickets in the international career. By taking five more wickets, Hafeez will complete his 250 international wickets. As he has also scored 12,021 runs in international cricket, he will be the first Pakistan all-rounder and fifth overall all-rounder to score 12,000+ international runs as well as to take 250 international wickets.