Australia v. England
Australia v England ODI Series 2014
Toss: Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
Result: Australia win by 5 runs
- Australia have lost three of their last four One Day Internationals at Adelaide, including their most recent contest against England, in January 2011.
- That win ended a run of three consecutive defeats for England at Adelaide. Overall they have won four and lost nine at the venue.
- Australia have won 31 and lost 15 of their 46 ODIs at Adelaide (67%) – of the main Australian venues they have only won a higher percentage of matches at Hobart (12 wins from 17, 70%).
- England's nine-wicket defeat against Australia at Adelaide in January 2007 was their second heaviest in Australia in terms of balls remaining – Australia reached their target of 111 in 24.3 overs.
- Mitchell Johnson took four wickets in that match. He has 11 wickets in five ODIs at the venue – his average of 21.5 at Adelaide is his lowest at any Australian venue he has bowled at least 20 overs at.
- Michael Clarke averages 61 at Adelaide, with one century and three half-centuries in 13 ODI innings at the venue. It is his highest average at a ground he has played more than five innings at.
- Aaron Finch has now hit 251 runs in this series at an average of 62.75 and a strike rate of 95.8, Shane Watson's total of 306 runs in 2010/11 is the most ever scored by an Australian in a bilateral ODI series with England (six matches at an average of 61.2 and a strike rate of 102.34).
- Despite being the leading run scorer in this series, Finch actually has the lowest attacking shot rate (34.4%) of any of the nine batsmen to score 100+ runs.
- Jos Buttler's strike rate of 142.34 is the best ever by an England player to score 100+ runs in an ODI series.
- Despite taking just one wicket, Mitchell Johnson has induced a false shot with 49% of his 120 deliveries in this ODI series so far, by far the highest rate of any bowler in action (Chris Jordan is 2nd on the list at 36.7%).