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I can't say I have to play - Misbah

Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's ODI captain, has said it was not a given that he would lead the side at the World Cup and a lot depended on whether his form improved

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Why Smith's catch to dismiss Fawad was allowed

The ICC has sought to explain why the umpires adjudged Steven Smith's controversial catch to dismiss Fawad Alam to be legal in the third ODI between Pakistan and Australia in Abu Dhabi

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Crunch matches good for team - Bailey

Australia captain George Bailey has said that although his team didn't play their best cricket during the 3-0 series sweep against Pakistan, the experience of crunch games would hold them in good stead during the World Cup



Number of times that Australia have whitewashed Pakistan in a bilateral ODI series of three or more matches



Number of times that 4 of Pakistan's top 5 have made 25+ against Australia in an ODI innings. They lost the last time this happened (2012)

The Hunk


Number of maidens bowled by Xavier Doherty in ODIs over the last three years - the most by an Australian spinner

low blow


In the last 20 years there have been only three instances of Australia scoring fewer runs after batting all 50 overs against Pakistan



Number of times that Pakistan have bowled zero no-balls and wides in an ODI innings. They have bowled zero wides and one no-ball today

Power-less Play


The fewest runs scored between the 36th and 40th overs of an ODI innings - by Kenya v Afghanistan. Today's 9 runs by Australia is the second lowest.

Screeching halt


Australia's Powerplay score today. They lost the wickets of Hughes and Haddin in that period

This series..


Average batting Powerplay score

Lala returns


Number of wickets that Shahid Afridi has taken in 3 matches this series - he took only 4 wickets in the 10 ODIs before that

The big show


Number of ODI batsmen who have a 30+ average and a 120+ strike rate (min. 25 matches) - Glenn Maxwell is the only one



Last time Misbah missed an ODI was in New Zealand, in Feb 2011

Arabian heat


Aaron Finch's scores in this series