New Zealand will meet with Australia on Saturday’s (29th June) day/night match which will be the 37th game of the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
Both these teams have played seven matches in this tournament where Australia has earned 12 points with six victories and New Zealand has earned 11 points with five victories.
Before this day/night match between New Zealand and Australia, here we are with some statistical preview of this match.
Teams’ recent ODI form
New Zealand (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won and Lost
Australia (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Lost, Won, Won, Won and Won
ODI records at Lord’s (London)
Head-to-Head ODI records
Overall (136 matches): New Zealand won 39 ODIs; Australia won 90 ODIs (7 no results)
At neutral venues (20 matches): New Zealand won 1 ODI; Australia won 17 ODIs (2 no results)
In England (4matches): New Zealand won 1 ODI; Australia won 1 ODI (2 no results)
At Lord’s, London: Never played
In the World Cup (10 matches): New Zealand won 3 ODIs; Australia won 7 ODIs
In the last ten matches: New Zealand won 4 ODIs; Australia won 5 ODIs (1 no result)
i) It will be the 50th ODI match for Matt Henry.
i) The senior cricketer Ross Taylor will become the fifth New Zealand batsman to score 1,000 ODI runs against Australia after scoring 27 runs in this match. Ahead of this match, Taylor has scored 973 ODI runs against Australia.
ii) Ross Taylor has also scored 1,930 runs in international career against Australia. Scoring 70 more runs, Taylor will complete his 2,000 international runs against Australia. Till the date, only three Kiwi batsmen have scored 2,000 international runs against Australia.
i) The Blackcaps skipper Kane Williamson has scored 5,968 runs in ODI career. With 32 more runs, Williamson will become the sixth New Zealand batsman to score 6,000 or more ODI runs.
i) The Kiwi opener Martin Guptill has scored 947 runs in Cricket World Cup. Scoring 53 more runs, Guptill will become the second New Zealand batsman to score 1,000 CWC runs. Only Stephen Fleming (1,075 runs) achieved this feat for New Zealand.
i) Australian cricketer David Warner has already scored 12,998 runs in the international career. He will become the ninth Australian batsman to score 13,000 international runs by adding two more runs.
i) Australian captain Aaron Finch has scored 496 runs in the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. As a captain, only Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) and Ricky Ponting (Australia) scored more runs than Finch in a CWC edition. In 2007 CWC, Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene scored 548 runs while the Australian captain Ricky Ponting scored 539 runs.