Australia will meet Bangladesh on Thursday (20th June) in the match 26 of the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at Trent Bridge (Nottingham).
Both these teams have already played five matches in this CWC. In this CWC, Australia has won four matches (Afghanistan, Windies, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) and lost once (India). In the meantime, Bangladesh has won two matches (South Africa and Windies) and lost two matches (New Zealand and England) in this tournament while their one match against Sri Lanka was totally washed out in the rain.
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Before this Australia vs Bangladesh match, here we are with some crucial statistical preview of this game.
Teams’ recent ODI form
Australia (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Lost, Won and Won.
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Bangladesh (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Lost, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Lost, Lost and Won.
ODI records at Trent Bridge (Nottingham)
Head-to-Head ODI records
Overall (20 matches): Australia won 18 ODIs; Bangladesh won 1 ODI (1 no result)
At neutral venues (8 matches): Australia won 6 ODIs; Bangladesh won 1 ODI (1 no result)
In England (5 matches): Australia won 3 ODIs; Bangladesh won 1 ODI (1 no result)
At Trent Bridge, Nottingham: Never played before
In the World Cup (2 matches): Australia won 2 ODIs; Bangladesh won 0 ODIs
In the last ten matches: Australia won 9 ODIs; Bangladesh won 0 ODIs (1 no result)
- Last time we saw a completed ODI between Australia and Bangladesh was on 13th April 2011. Since then, they have met twice in ODIs, which had no results.
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i) Australian left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc has taken 35 wickets in Cricket World Cup which is the equal of the former Australian pacer Brett Lee’s CWC wickets (35 wickets). With one more wicket, Starc will become the second most wicket-taker for Australia in Cricket World Cup. Only Glenn McGrath is ahead of them in this list with the record 71 CWC wickets.
i) Australian cricketer Marcus Stoinis has scored 982 runs in his ODI career. The right-handed batsman needs to add 18 more runs in his ODI career to complete his 1,000 ODI runs.
i) Bangladesh pacer Mashrafe Mortaza has taken 19 wickets in Cricket World Cup. Among the Bangladesh bowlers, only two bowlers have picked up more CWC wickets than Mortaza. Those top two Bangladesh bowlers are Shakib Al Hasan (28 wickets) and Abdur Razzaq (20 wickets).
ii) Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has already taken 98 ODI wickets as a captain. He is two wickets away to complete his 100 ODI wickets as a captain. He will be the fourth overall ODI captain and first Bangladesh ODI captain to pick up at least 100 wickets.