Bangalore: Statistical highlights of the group A match between Australia and Kenya in the cricket World Cup here.
Seven sixes were registered by Kenya - a record by any team against Australia at the world cup. India, Pakistan and South Africa had recorded six sixes in an innings against Australia.
Obuya and Odoyo recorded 86 for the fifth wicket - Kenya’s highest against Australia in ODIs.
After eight years, Collins Obuya has got the Man of the Match. He had first received the Man of the Match award for taking five wickets for 24 runs in a world cup game against Sri Lanka at Nairobi (Gym.) on February 24, 2003.
Collins Obuya holds the Kenyan record for the highest individual innings and the best bowling in an innings in the world cup.
Michael Hussey (54) has registered his first fifty in the world cup, surpassing the 37 against New Zealand at St. George’s on April 20, 2007.
Hussey’s 37th half-century in ODIs is his fifth in India.
Hussey has completed his 500 runs in India, totaling 516 in eleven innings at an average of 73.71. His highest on India soil is 81 not out off 82 balls against India at Delhi on October 31, 2009.
Australia have recorded fourteen 300-plus totals – a record by any team at the world cup. Australia have won all the games when they made 300 or more. In the history of the world cup, 58 totals of 300 or more have been recorded.
Against Sri Lanka, eight totals of 300 or more have been recorded at the world cup - the most against any nation.
Australia (324/6) have registered their highest total against Kenya at the world cup/ODIs, surpassing the 304 for seven at Visakhapatnam on February 23,1996.
Micahel Hussey and Michael Clarke have added 114 for the fifth wicket - Australia’s highest against Kenya in ODIs.
Haddin and Ponting were associated in a stand of 89 - Australia’s highest for the second wicket against Kenya in ODIs.
Nehemiah Odhiambo (3/57) has registered his best world cup performance, surpassing the 2 for 45 against Canada at Delhi on March 7, 2011.
Tanmay Mishra (72) has recorded his career-best innings in ODIs. His previous best in the world cup was 51 against Canada at Delhi on March 7, 2011.
Collins Obuya’s unbeaten 98 is his highest innings at the world cup, surpassing the 52 against Sri Lanka at Colombo, RPS on March 1, 2011.
Collins Obuya’s second half-century at the world cup is his ninth in ODIs.
Collins’ aforesaid knock is the highest for Kenya in the world cup, surpassing the 96 by Steve Tikolo against Sri Lanka at Kandy on March 6, 1996.
Kennedy Otieno’s 85 at Visakhapatnam on February 23, 1996 was the previous best for Kenya against Australia in ODIs.
Michael Clarke (93) has registered his highest world cup innings. He had posted an unbeaten 93 against Netherlands at Basseterre on March 18, 2007 and 92 against South Africa at Basseterre on March 24, 2007.
Clarke became the second batsman to post three scores in the nervous nineties at the world cup. Sachin Tendulkar was the first to record three scores in the nervous nineties at the world cup - 98 against Pakistan at Centurion on March 1,2003; 97 against Sri Lanka at Johannesburg on March 10, 2003 and 90 against Australia at Mumbai on February 27, 1996.
Clarke’s sixth fifty at the world cup is his 47th fifty in ODIs.
Ricky Ponting (36 off 54 balls) has become the first batsman to amass 1,000 runs as captain at the world cup, aggregating 1030 at an average of 54.21 in 26 games, including three centuries and five fifties.
Ricky Ponting’s performance at the world cup in India is not upto the mark. In nine matches, he has totaled 260 runs at an average of 28.88 at a strike rate of 69.89.
In his last five innings at the world cup, Ponting’s highest is only 37 against Sri Lanka.
Brad Haddin (65) has posted his highest innings at the world cup, eclipsing the 55 against New Zealand at Nagpur on February 25, 2011.
Haddin’s first fifty against Kenya is his 13th in ODIs.
Kenya (264 for six) have posted their highest world cup total, surpassing the 254 for seven against Sri Lanka at Kandy on March 6, 1996.
Kenya’s aforesaid total is their highest aganst Australia in ODIs.
Australia, with their 60-run triumph, have maintained cent per cent record against Kenya.
Australia’s previous two world cup wins over Kenya were by 97 runs at Visakhapatnam on February 23,1996 and by five wickets at Durban on March 15,2003.
Australia have posted their third win in four games in the 2011 edition of the world cup.
Kenya have won all five ODIs to Australia.
With their 54th victory, Australia have extended their record for most world cup triumphs.
Clarke has averaged 101.83 at the world cup, aggregating 611 in 15 matches at a strike rate of 96.83.
Clarke’s splendid 93 is the second highest for Australia against Kenya in ODIs - the highest being 130 by Mark Waugh at Visakhapatnam on February 23, 1996.