Pakistan versus Australia, Travis Head slams century: Key Numbers
Australian cricketer Travis Head has slammed only his second ODI ton in the first ODI against Pakistan underway at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Head smashed 101 from just 72 balls. Australia are off to a terrific start against Pakistan. They look in a good position to post a daunting total on board. Here are more details.
Being put to bat, Australia took a couple of overs to settle down. The duo of Aaron Finch and Head then stitched a solid opening stand (110). While the former played as an anchor, the latter laid a hostile approach on the Pakistani bowlers. Ben McDermott then forged a quick 62-run stand alongside Head for the second wicket. Australia are nearing the 200-run mark.
Since making his ODI debut against WI in June 2016, Head has played a total of 43 ODIs. So far, he has aggregated 1,374 runs at an average of 36.15. He has smashed two hundreds and 10 fifties. A prolific boundary-hitter, Head has hammered 147 fours and 19 sixes. He has a strike rate of 92.46.
Head has scored 371 runs versus Pakistan while striking at 74.20. He has a strike rate of 109.11. In fact, the southpaw notched his maiden ODI ton against Pakistan (128) in 2017. His knock was laced with nine fours and three sixes. On Tuesday, Head hit 12 fours and a six versus Pakistan to lay a strong foundation.