19 Jun 2019
Australia vs Bangladesh: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head
In-form Australia take on a resurgent Bangladeshi outfit in match number 26 of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Thursday.
Aussies lie second on the 10-team table, whereas, Bangladesh lie fifth.
It's a crucial battle with the race heating up for the semi-finals qualification.
Here is the complete statistical preview.
Head-to-head records between the two sides
The two teams have faced each other on two occasions in the World Cup.
Australia have a clear advantage over the Tigers (2-0).
One match got abandoned in the 2015 edition.
Their last meeting was during the 2007 World Cup.
Australia won by 10 wickets.
Overall, Australia have a 18-1 advantage in ODI cricket.
One match didn't have a result.
Top run-scorers of Australia and Bangladesh in World Cups
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.
Shakib Al Hasan has amassed the most runs for Bangladesh (924).
He has smashed two hundreds and seven fifties at an average of 44.00.
Top wicket-takers from AUS and Bangladesh in World Cups
The legendary pacer is also the all-time leader in terms of the wickets taken in World Cup.
For Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan has taken the most wickets.
He has 28 wickets so far from 25 matches at an average of 37.32.
Trent Bridge: A look at the ground stats
England have the highest total at this venue (481/6 versus Australia in 2018).
South Africa (83 versus England in 2008) have the lowest team total.
Eoin Morgan (471) has amassed the most runs at Trent Bridge.
Alex Hales (171 versus Pakistan in 2016) has amassed the highest individual score.
James Anderson (16 wickets) has the record for most scalps here.
Pitch report, timing and TV listing
According to reports, there are chances of scattered showers on Thursday in Nottingham.
Although, the presence of gentle breeze will keep things in limit.
Pacers will have some role in the beginning, before the pitch will assist batting as the game progresses.
The match will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network.
It is scheduled for a 3:00 PM IST start.
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