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Australia vs Kenya 31st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Australia vs Kenya 31st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011


Watch the highlights of Australia vs Kenya 31st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the 31st ODI match played between Kenya and Australia at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru in 13th March 2011.

Australia vs Kenya 31st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights
Michael Hussey was quickly up and running on his return from injury © Getty Images

Half-centuries from Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin and Michael Hussey sets up to Australia comfortable 60-run victory over Kenya, despite a fightback knock from Collins Obuya's 98* in the 31st match of a World Cup.

* Australia's 324 was their 14th 300-plus score in World Cups in 63-ODIs. They have won on all the occasions that they have scored over 300 in World Cups.

* Australia extended their unbeaten win in World Cups to 33 consecutive matches since their loss to Pakistan in the 1999 World Cup.

* Among captains who have led their teams in at least 75 ODIs, Ricky Ponting's win-loss ratio of 3.39 is second only to Clive Lloyd's win-loss ratio of 3.55.

* Michael Clarke scored his sixth half-century in World Cups taking his average to 101.83. Overall, he has struck five centuries and 47 fifties in ODIs at an average of 44.54.

* 115 : Tanmay Mishra and Collins Obuya set up the third highest for the fourth-wicket partnership for Kenya in ODIs and their second best in World Cups.

* Kenya's total of 264 was their highest total in World Cups, surpassing their previous best of 254 against Sri Lanka in the 1996 World Cup.

* Collins Obuya's 98 was the highest score by a Kenya batsman in World Cups, surpassing Steve Tikolo's 96 in the 1996 World Cup.

* This is the sixth occasion that a team has crossed 250 plus in the second innings of a World Cup match against Australia. Only on one occasion has a team scored over 250 in a winning chase against Australia in World Cups.

Australia scored massive total of massive total of 324-6 in 50 overs with top scorer by Michael Clarke 93 off 80-balls - who fell seven-run short of his century including 7-fours and a six, Brad Haddin struck 65 off 79-balls included nine-fours and a six, Michael Hussey cracked a 54 off 43-balls with four boundaries and Ricky Ponting scored 36.

Kenya best bowler by Nehemiah Odhiambo picked up 3-wickets, Jimmy Kamande took two-wickets and one for Collins Obuya.

Kenya scored 264-6 in 50 overs with top scorer by Collins Obuya 98 not out, Tanmay Mishra struck 72 off 89-balls including 8-fours & a six and Thomas Odoyo cracked a 35 off 38-balls included 4-fours and a six.

Australia best bowler by Shaun Tait took two-wickets and one for Brett Lee.

Collins Obuya named Player of the match for his magnificent fighting unbeaten 98-runs knocked off facing 129-balls including 9-fours and 3-sixes.