It's natural that cricket's obsessives should relish the sparkle of Afghanistan's play this World Cup
On his favourite pitch, against an inexperienced opponent, David Warner batted Australia beyond the critical questions about their World Cup campaign
Afghanistan's bowlers showed potential with a few good overs but the absence of consistency helped Australia bully their attack in Perth
Stats highlights from the match in Perth, where Australia blasted their way to the highest ever World Cup total, against Afghanistan
#BendTheRules Moments from the Group A match between Australia and Afghanistan
Samiullah Shenwari's batting average in ODIs - the second highest an associate batsman with at least 1000 runs averages.
Smith's average batting at No. 3 from 7 innings before today - the best he at from any position in ODIs.
The most Afghanistan had conceded in the mandatory Powerplays in this World Cup. They went for 68 today.
Afghanistan's economy in the mandatory Powerplays this World Cup - only Zimbabwe have done better (2.97).