ENG vs AUS 2018 : 1st ODI - Statistical Highlights

All the key stats and facts from the first ODI match between England and Australia at Kennington Oval in London.

Joe Root (50) and Eoin Morgan (69) added 115 runs for the 4th wicket against Australia in the first ODI. (Photo - getty images)

Number one ranked ODI team England beat world champions Australia by 3 wickets in the first ODI match at the Kennington Oval, London.

Australia opted to bat first after winning the toss and got all out for just 214 runs in 47 overs. Glenn Maxwell and Ashton Agar scored 62 and 40 runs respectively. For England Moeen Ali and Liam Plunkett took 3 wickets each. In response, England lost three wickets for just 38 runs but Joe Root (50) and captain Eoin Morgan's (69) 115 runs partnership for the 4th wicket pulled the things back. In the end, England lost three wickets for ten runs but David Willey (35*) helped the team to cross the line and England took a 1-0 lead in the five matches series.

All the key stats and facts from the first ODI match between England and Australia at Kennington Oval in London :

3 - Tim Paine became the third wicketkeeper to captain Australia in ODI cricket after Adam Gilchrist and Ian Healy.

7 - The 115 runs partnership between Joe Root and Eoin Morgan was the 7th hundred or more runs partnership between them in ODIs - the most hundreds runs partnerships by a pair for England in ODI cricket.

13.17 - Alex Hales' batting average against Australia in ODI cricket - the lowest for him against an opponent in ODIs (Min 5 innings played).

225 - Michael Neser became the 225th player to make debut for Australia in ODI cricket.

573 - Eoin Morgan has scored 573 runs in ODIs at Kennington Oval, London - the most ODI runs scored by a player at this venue. He broke Marcus Trescothick's 528 runs record.

1011 - Runs scored by Aaron Finch against England in ODIs - he became the sixth Australian player to score 1000 runs against England in ODI cricket after Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke, Adam Gilchrist, Shane Watson and Allan Border.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 14 Jun, 2018

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