Published on January 26th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
Australia v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Adelaide – Warner smashed his fifth 150 in ODIs
Australia’s highest ODI total against Pakistan, openers David Warner and Travis Head recorded highest partnership for Australia in ODIs and yet another defeat for Pakistan. Here are some statistical highlights of the fifth ODI between Australia and Pakistan.
284 Runs added by David Warner and Travis Head today for the opening partnership for Australia – the second best partnership for the first wicket in ODIs. They missed by just 2 runs to become No. 1 in the list currently held by Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga of 284 runs they added against England at Leeds in 2006. This is now highest first wicket partnership for Australia in ODIs; previous best was by Aaron Finch and Shawn Marsh (246) against Scotland in 2013.
5 Today’s effort by Head and Warner is fifth highest partnership for any wicket in ODIs. Gayle-Samuels (372), Tendulkar-Dravid (331), Ganguly-Dravid (318), Jayasuriya-Tharanga (286) are other toppers in this table.
6 ODI hundreds scored by David Warner in 2016-17, joint highest for any season. Sri Lankan veteran batsman Kumar Sangakkkara who made 6 ODI hundreds in 2014-15 is the other batsman to achieve this feat.
91 Innings taken by David Warner to complete his 13th ODI hundred, third quickest in terms of innings. Hashim Amla (83) and Virat Kohli (86) are quicker than Warner in this list.
5 David Warner’s 179 is his fifth 150+ score in ODIs. He joins Sachin Tendulkar in most 150-plus score ODIs. Sanath Jayasuriya, Chris Gayle and Rohit Sharma have four such innings in their career.
369 Highest total for Australia against Pakistan in ODIs. The previous highest was 353/6 which came in the last match at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). This is also the best effort by any team at Adelaide Oval in ODIs. Previous best total at this venue in ODIs was by West Indies 339/4 against Pakistan in 2005.
100 Runs conceded by Hasan Ali – second most expensive for Pakistan in ODI and third most expensive in Australia. Wahab Riaz has conceded most by Pakistan bowler with 110 runs in 10 overs against England last year.
6 Consecutive bilateral series won by Australia against Pakistan. The last time Pakistan defeated Australia in bilateral series was in 2002 when they beat Australia in Australia.