08 Jun 2019
India vs Australia: Statistical preview, pitch report and timing
India and Australia lock horns in a high-octane clash in match number 14 of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 on Sunday.
India are playing their second match of the World Cup after a winning start against South Africa.
Meanwhile, Australia have registered two successive wins.
Here we present the complete statistical preview.
Head-to-head records between the two sides
The two teams have faced each other on 136 occasions so far in ODI cricket.
Australia have won a whopping 77 games, whereas, India have pocketed 49 matches.
10 matches didn't have any result.
In World Cup meetings, Australia have a 8-3 advantage.
The last battle was during the 2015 World Cup.
Australia won that game by 95 runs.
Top run-scorers of India and Australia in World Cups
For India, former legend Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most runs (2,278).
He is also the tournament's leading scorer.
Tendulkar amassed six hundreds and 15 fifties at 56.95.
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.
He is the second highest run-scorer in the World Cup.
Top wicket-takers from India and Australia in World Cups
They had a bowling average of 20.22 and 27.81 respectively.
The legendary pacer is also the all-time leader in terms of the wickets taken in World Cup.
The Oval: Here's a look at the ground stats
Eoin Morgan has the most runs at this venue (630).
Evin Lewis (176* versus England in 2017) holds the record of highest score here.
James Anderson has taken the most scalps (30).
Umar Gul (6/42 versus England in 2010) has the best bowling figures.
New Zealand (398/5 versus England in 2015) have recorded the highest total.
England (103 versus SA) have the lowest score.
Pitch report, timing and TV listing
Reports stated that a few showers might be expected in the afternoon.
Except that, Sunday will see sunny spells throughout.
Toss will play a crucial role and teams could bat first.
The pitch is expected to be dry and spinners may have a role.
The match is set to start at 3:00 PM IST.
One can watch the same on the Star Sports Network.