The defending champions Australia will face Pakistan on Wednesday (12th June) in the match 17 of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at The Cooper Associates County Ground (Taunton).
Australia and Pakistan both have played three matches in this tournament. After winning their first two matches of this tournament (against Afghanistan and Windies), Australia suffered a defeat against India.
Meanwhile, after Pakistan suffered a big defeat against Windies, they beat the host England in their second match of this tournament. Their last match against Sri Lanka was abandoned due to rain washout.
Ahead of Australia vs Pakistan, let’s look at some crucial stats preview of this match.
Venue stats (The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton)
Important ODI stats
|Highest total||373/6 (50 overs) by India against Sri Lanka on 26th May 1999||–||–|
|Lowest completed total||172 (41.1 overs) by Afghanistan against New Zealand on 8th June 2019||–||–|
|Highest score||183 by Sourav Ganguly against Sri Lanka on 26th May 1999||–||–|
|Best bowling||5.31 by Robin Singh against Sri Lanka on 26th May 1999||–||–|
Venue’s ODI history in first and second batting
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||251.63 (5.37)||276.75 (5.50)||226.5 (5.21)|
(Special Note: in Innings average and Average run-rate, only incomplete innings have been excluded. Included all the completed innings and target reached)
Teams’ ODI records at The Cooper Associates County Ground (Taunton)
Australia vs Pakistan
|Stats||Total ODIs||Australia Won||Pakistan Won||Tied/No Result|
|At neutral venues||36||24||11||0/1|
|At The Cooper Associates County Ground (Taunton)||–||–||–||-/-|
|In the World Cup||9||5||4||0/0|
|In last 10 ODIs||10||9||1||0/0|
Australia cricketers’ stats
i) Marcus Stoinis (982 runs) needs to score 18 more runs to complete his 1,000 ODI runs. He has also taken 30 ODI wickets. Till the date, 18 Aussie cricketers have scored 1,000 runs and also taken at least 25 wickets in ODI career.
ii) Opener David Warner (4,470 runs) is 30 runs away to complete his 4,500 ODI runs as an opener. He will be the fourth Australian opening batsman to score 4,500 ODI runs.
iii) The right-arm pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile (49 wickets) is one wicket away to complete his 50 ODI wickets.
Pakistan cricketers’ stats
i) Leg-spinner Shadab Khan (49 wickets) needs to take one more wicket to complete his 50 ODI wickets. He will become the 11th Pakistan spinner to take 50 or more ODI wickets.
ii) Off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez (245 wickets) needs to take five more wickets to complete his 250 international wickets. As a right-handed batsman, he has also scored 12,021 runs in the international career. With five more wickets, Hafeez will be the fifth overall cricketer and first Pakistan cricketer to score 12,000 international runs as well as to take 250 international wickets.
iii) Senior cricketer Shoaib Malik (96 catches) needs to take four more catches to complete his 100 ODI catches. Malik will be the fourth Pakistan non-wicketkeeper to take 100 or more ODI catches.