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Home > Cricket > The Cup > Statistics


Australia World Cup factbox

April 27, 2007 13:06 IST

Factbox on Australia, who will face Sri Lanka in the cricket World Cup final on Saturday in Barbados.

Captain: Ricky Ponting

Coach: John Buchanan

Squad: Ricky Ponting, Nathan Bracken, Stuart Clark, Michael Clarke, Adam Gilchrist, Brad Haddin, Matthew Hayden, Brad Hodge, Brad Hogg, Mike Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn McGrath, Andrew Symonds, Shaun Tait, Shane Watson.

World Cup record: 1975 - runners-up; 1979 - first round; 1983 - first round; 1987 - champions; 1992 first round; 1996 -runners-up; 1999 - champions; 2003 - champions

Overall playing record: Played: 658, Won: 405, Lost: 227, Tied: 8, No result: 18

Highest innings total: 434-4 v South Africa, Johannesburg, 2006

Lowest innings total: 70 v New Zealand, Adelaide, 1986; 70 v England, Edgbaston, 1977

Most appearances: 325 - Steve Waugh

Highest individual score: 181* - Matthew Hayden

Leading run-scorer: 10,358 - Ricky Ponting

Best bowling: 7-15 - Glenn McGrath v Namibia, 2003

Leading wicket-taker: 380 - Glenn McGrath

Highest partnership: 237 (4th) - Ricky Ponting and Andrew Symonds v Sri Lanka, Sydney, 2006

Most catches by a fieldsman: 127 - Allan Border

Most dismissals: 436 - Adam Gilchrist

Road to Semi-finals:

Group Stage:

-- Defeated Scotland by 203 runs.

-- Defeated Netherlands by 229 runs.

-- Defeated South Africa by 83 runs.

Super Eights:

-- Defeated West Indies by 103 runs.

-- Defeated Bangladesh by 10 wickets.

-- Defeated England by seven wickets.

-- Defeated Ireland by nine wickets.

-- Defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets.

-- Defeated New Zealand by 215 runs.

Semi-final

-- Defeated South Africa by seven wickets


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