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Australia v. England

Australia v England ODI Series 2014

W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth: Friday 24 January 2014 11:20 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: Australia won the toss and elected to bowl.

Result: England win by 57 runs

  1. Australia have won their last six One Day Internationals at Perth. England have won eight and lost four of their 12 ODIs at the venue, making it their most productive regular Australian venue in terms of win percentage.
  2. Australia and England have only met three times in ODIs at Perth, with the hosts winning two matches and losing one.
  3. Last year at Perth Australia recorded their largest ODI victory against a Test-playing nation in terms of balls remaining (244) – they bowled West Indies out for 70 and won by nine wickets in 9.2 overs.
  4. Eoin Morgan has hit 476 runs in his last eight ODI innings, at an average of 79.3 and a strike rate of 92.2. He has hit four half-centuries and two tons in those innings.
  5. At Sydney, Morgan became the seventh player and second for England to hit 1,000 runs in ODIs between these teams.
  6. In eight ODI innings against England, Matthew Wade has hit 82 runs at an average of 10.3. He has recorded three ducks in those innings.
  7. England have lost their last nine matches in all formats, their worst losing streak since suffering 10 defeats in a row in 2001.
  8. Australia’s victory at Sydney was their 250th ODI win in Australia. 39 of these victories have been against England, who have beaten Australia 20 times downunder.
  9. Xavier Doherty has the best economy rate of any bowler in this series (3.35), the only other bowler with a rate below 4.0 is Ravi Bopara (3.94).
  10. James Tredwell had 32% of his deliveries at Sydney defended, also the highest series percentage of any player.