|Ricky Ponting has scored just 76 runs in this World cup edition which includes just six hits to the boundary and remains in the bottom of the list if batsmen with more than...|
Ricky Ponting has scored just 76 runs in this World cup edition which includes just six hits to the boundary and remains in the bottom of the list if batsmen with more than four World cup appearances, in terms of the runs scored.
Shaun Tait (2-49) continues to have a good run in World cups and has now claimed 31 wickets in 15 matches. Outside World cups, Tait has claimed almost the equal amount of wickets (28) in 17 matches. He has now claimed 8 wickets in this World cup edition so far.
Collins Obuya (98*) scored his highest one day score, his ninth career half century.
Michael Hussey (54) scored his first World cup fifty in 7 innings. This is also his fourth fifty in his last 10 innings.
Mitchell Johnson after claiming 8 wickets in his first 2 matches has failed to claim even a single wicket in his next 2 matches.
Michael Clarke (93) scored his sixth World cup fifty and the 47th overall in his career. Like Hussey, he has also scored the fourth fifty in his last 10 limited overs innings.
Australia’s 324 is their first score over 300 in this tournament and joins in the list if all top teams scoring 300 plus totals.
Both teams lost just six wickets in the match respectively, however only Lee (1) and Tait (2) claimed wickets for Australia.
Stats by Sharath Murali