England v. Australia
NatWest Series, England v Australia
Toss: Teams will be announced at the toss
Result: Match abandoned without a ball bowled
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Kevin Pietersen (4,351) needs 78 runs to overtake Ian Bell (4,428) as England's third highest run scorer in ODIs.
- In 14 ODI innings since the 2012 series against Australia, Jonathan Trott has scored 725 runs at an average of 65.9.
- Ravi Bopara's ODI average of 42.3 against Australia is his highest against any of the Test-playing nations.
- Only Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi (19 apiece) have hit more sixes in ODIs this year than Eoin Morgan (16).
- Jos Buttler has been dismissed for golden ducks in two of his last four international innings.
- 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).
- 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.