Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Australia set highest total in world cup history at WACA

Australia scored 417 runs against Afghanistan, David Warner scored 178 runs
Cricket world cup 2015, Australia vs Afghanistan. Australia scored highest total in world cup history at W.A.C.A ground. Australia scored 417/6 against Afghanistan in 50 overs which is the highest total in world cup history, previous highest total was 413 runs made by India against Bermuda. Australia lost early wicket in the form of Aaron Finch(4 from 9 balls). David Warner(178* from 133 balls) and Steve Smith (95 from 98 balls) added 260 runs for the 2 wicket. After the departure of Smith who missed century by 5 runs, Glenn Maxwell( 88 from 39 balls) scored at more than 225 Strike rate with David Warner took the scoreboard towards 400 runs. After Maxwell got out Faulkner(7 runs) and Mitchell Marsh(9 runs) got out very early but Wicket keeper batsman Brad Haddin scored 20 in 9 balls at the end. Earlier, Afghanistan won the toss and opted to bat first.


Records today at world cup


1. Australia scored highest world cup score of 417 runs, previous highest was by India.

2. This is the second time Australia scored more than 400 runs. It scored 438 runs against South Africa in 2006.

3. David Warner scored his best Individual score in ODI’s, his previous best was 163 runs.

4. David Warner’s 178 is the best Individual score by Australian batsmen at world cup, Mathew Hayden’s 158 against West Indies is the best.

5. This is the highest score at WACA ground.


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