CWC 2019: Match 26, Australia vs Bangladesh. Warner’s Record Ton, Australia Beats Bangladesh to Reach Semifinals

In the ongoing CWC tournament, Australia moved closer and secured their berth for the top four spots in the World Cup semifinals, after David Warner’s 166 run helped the defending champions to lay the platform for the Aussies to finish with 381/5 in 50 overs. He helped Australia to secure a comfortable 48-run win over a belligerent Bangladesh. On the other hand, Bangladesh gave a tough fight but couldn’t get on track with the required run rate. The closest score Bangladesh could reach was 82 from the last five overs. However, they could only finish with a score of 333 for 8.

Match Stats

1.The left handed opener maintained his natural aggressive self before swinging his arms freely to build a 166 run-knock. It helped Australia to put up a mammoth 381 run score in World Cup.

2.A total of 714 runs were scored by both the sides in this game; the highest aggregate in a World Cup game.

3.It’s the 3rd time Nottingham has produced an ODI with 700+ runs. A total of 720 and 719 runs were scored during the England-Australia ODI in 2015 and England-Pakistan ODI in 2019 respectively.

4.Warner became the first player in the history of the World Cup to score two 150+ scores.

5.The total of 333/8 by Bangladesh is their highest total in ODI cricket. It’s their second highest World Cup total for any team in a defeat.

6.Mitchell Starc was able to pick at least one wicket in all 14 World Cup matches he has played.

7.The 37 wickets in the Cricket World Cup for Starc are the 2nd most by an Australia in the World Cups. Glenn McGrath leads the list with 71 wickets.

8.A total of 11 players in this game conceded 50 and more runs – 6 from Bangladesh and 5 from Australia.

9.Australia registered their 4th consecutive 300+ total in this World Cup.

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