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England v. Australia

NatWest Series, England v Australia

Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds: Friday 6 September 2013 10:15 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: Teams will be announced at the toss

Result: Match abandoned without a ball bowled

  1. England have won the last five completed One Day Internationals between these teams after Australia won eight of the preceding nine matches. The overall head-to-head record sees Australia having won 67 ODIs, England 47, with two matches tied.
  2. New Zealand's series win earlier this summer ended England's run of eight consecutive home two-team ODI series without defeat. Australia were the previous team to beat them in England, 6-1 in 2009.
  3. England and Australia's last ODI meeting at Headingley saw England record their largest margin of victory against Australia batting second – they won by nine wickets in July 2005.
  4. Kevin Pietersen (4,351) needs 78 runs to overtake Ian Bell (4,428) as England's third highest run scorer in ODIs.
  5. In 14 ODI innings since the 2012 series against Australia, Jonathan Trott has scored 725 runs at an average of 65.9.
  6. Ravi Bopara's ODI average of 42.3 against Australia is his highest against any of the Test-playing nations.
  7. Only Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi (19 apiece) have hit more sixes in ODIs this year than Eoin Morgan (16).
  8. Jos Buttler has been dismissed for golden ducks in two of his last four international innings.
  9. Glenn Maxwell has scored 70.5% of his ODI runs this year in boundaries, the highest percentage in matches between Test-playing nations (50+ balls faced).
  10. Aaron Finch's and Shaun Marsh's partnership of 246 against Scotland was Australia’s second highest in ODIs and highest for the first wicket.