After scoring his maiden ODI hundred, Matthew Wade has said batting with Glenn Maxwell is 'great' as he can simply get down the other end and 'watch the show'
Plays of the day from the first ODI between Australia and Pakistan at the Gabba
Matthew Wade's maiden ODI hundred helped Australia recover from 5 for 78 to post 268, a total they defended by 92 runs against Pakistan in the opening ODI at an enervating Gabba
Steven Smith has backed the newcomers in his squad to fit right into the ODI playing XI
No. of consecutive ODIs won by Australia at home against Pakistan. Their last defeat had come in 2005. This is also their sixth straight win versus Pakistan in any ODI.
Centuries by Australia keepers at the Gabba before Matthew Wade. Adam Gilchrist had made 122 v SL in 2006.
Last time before this Australia lost half their side for a lower score in ODIs v Pakistan - also at the Gabba. They were 65/5 on that occasion
No. of ducks for Smith in his last-five ODI innings. He had two in 86 innings before that. His first-two ducks had come in 2011.
Instances of spinners opening the bowling in ODIs at the Gabba before this. Mohammad Hafeez is the first spinner to do so.