New Zealand vs Australia: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-headLast updated on Jun 28, 2019, 03:30 pm
The New Zealand cricket team is all set to take on a resurgent Australia in match number 37 of the ICC World Cup 2019.
Australia have already qualified for the semi-final.
NZ are one victory away from booking their berth.
The Kiwis lost their previous match against Pakistan and need to respond.
Head-to-head records between the two sides
In overall ODI meetings, New Zealand have won a total of 39 matches, whereas, Australia have sealed a whopping 90 encounters.
Seven matches didn't have any result.
In World Cup meetings between the two, Aussies have a 7-3 advantage.
Australia won the last meeting between the two by seven wickets in the 2015 World Cup finale.
Top run-scorers of NZ and AUS in World Cups
Former NZ skipper Stephen Fleming holds the record for the most runs scored by a Kiwi batsman in the World Cup (1,075).
Fleming registered two hundreds and five fifties at 35.83.
Ricky Ponting has scored the most runs for Australia in the World Cup (1,743).
Ponting slammed five hundreds and six fifties at an average of 45.86.
Top wicket-takers from NZ and AUS in World Cups
Jacob Oram and Daniel Vettori have taken a total of 36 wickets each, which is the joint-highest among Kiwi bowlers in the World Cup.
Aussie legend Glenn McGrath is the top wicket-taker for Australia in the Cricket World Cup.
The legendary pacer is also the all-time leader in terms of the wickets taken in World Cup.
Lord's: A look at the ground stats
England's 334/4 against India in 1975 is the highest score at Lord's.
South Africa 's 107 against England in 2003 is the lowest team total recorded.
Vivian Richards' 138* versus England in 1979 is the highest individual score at this venue.
Marcus Trescothick (595) has the record for most runs scored.
Darren Gough (27 wickets) holds the record for the most wickets.
Pitch report, TV listing and timing
According to reports, it's expected to be a warm day at Lord's on Saturday.
The pitch will pacers and spinners too will come to play once the game progresses.
Batsmen need to apply themselves well and a score of near 280-300 is par.
The match will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network.
It is scheduled for a 6:00 PM IST start.