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Australia v. England

Australia v England ODI Series 2014

Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane: Friday 17 January 2014 13:20 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: England won the toss and elected to bat.

Result: Australia win by 1 wicket

  1. Australia’s defeat against Sri Lanka last January ended a run of six consecutive One Day International victories at Brisbane.
  2. England have won seven and lost seven of their 14 ODIs at Brisbane. Five of these wins have come in their last seven visits.
  3. Of the main Australian venues, Michael Clarke’s ODI average of 35 (11 innings) at Brisbane is his second lowest (28.9 in 10 innings at Perth).
  4. Ian Bell needs 36 runs to pass David Gower as England’s fourth highest international run-scorer (all formats).
  5. Shane Watson will play his 50th ODI in Australia when he next plays. He has taken 49 wickets in these 49 matches - three players have hit more than 1,000 runs and taken at least 50 wickets in ODIs in Australia: Steve Waugh, Andrew Symonds and Greg Chappell.
  6. Since his Golden Duck in the Champions Trophy final last year, Jos Buttler has hit 216 runs in four innings, at an average of 108.
  7. Between September 2012 and June 2013 Eoin Morgan failed to reach 50 in 17 ODI innings. In six knocks since has reached 50 four times in six innings, converting one knock to three figures.
  8. David Warner and Aaron Finch’s stand of 163 at Melbourne was Australia’s highest opening stand in ODIs against England.
  9. Michael Clarke needs three catches to become the sixth player to take 100 ODI catches as a fielder for Australia.
  10. Of those to face at least 200 balls in ODIs between Test-playing nations since January 2013, only Corey Anderson (71.7%) has scored a higher percentage of runs in boundaries than Glenn Maxwell (68.4%).