PAK vs AUS: Australia told Pakistan why they are world champions

australia vs pakistan, ICC World Cup: Australia is a five-time world champion. This team started the current (ODI World Cup-2023) with a defeat. India won this match by 6 wickets. After this they lost to South Africa. Australia bounced back and won against Sri Lanka. Now only 2 batsmen of this team created ruckus in Bengaluru against Pakistan. done.

warner and marsh

Earlier, Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and invited India to bat first. David Warner and Mitchell Marsh did not give any chance to the Pakistani bowlers. Both scored runs together. Australia scored 82 runs in 10 overs, 149 runs in 20 overs and 208 runs in 30 overs. After this, Warner and Marsh completed their respective centuries in the 31st over of the innings. Both of them made a partnership of 259 runs for the first wicket.

Fourth consecutive century against Pakistan

David Warner completed his century on the fourth ball of the 31st over of Mohammad Nawaz’s innings. This is Warner’s fourth consecutive century in ODIs against Pakistan. Not only this, he has also equaled Virat Kohli in terms of scoring most centuries against one team. Virat Kohli has scored 4 centuries in ODIs for India.

Birthday boy Marsh also scored a century

After Warner’s century, Mitchell Marsh hit a four on the next ball to take his personal score to 101 runs. He completed his century in 101 balls. Marsh is also celebrating his birthday today. This partnership was broken by fast bowler Shahin Afridi. Marsh hit sixes on the first and fourth balls of the 34th over of the innings. Marsh scored 121 runs in 108 balls with the help of 10 fours and 9 sixes.

First century of both the opening batsmen

This is the first time that two Australian opening batsmen have scored centuries in a World Cup match. Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan are the only two Sri Lankans to have scored centuries against Zimbabwe and England in the 2011 World Cup. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul scored centuries in the 2019 World Cup against Sri Lanka in Leeds. Warner and Marsh have now joined this list.

Maxwell out without opening the account

Meanwhile, Glenn Maxwell returned to the pavilion without opening his account. After Shaheen took the wicket of Marsh on the next ball, he was caught out by Babar Azam.