Best performances - Batsmen
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Modern captains have less power than ever, yet they are still held overwhelmingly accountable for decisions and tactics arrived at by backroom consensus
James Taylor was denied a maiden international century by an umpiring error as Australia opened their World Cup campaign with a crushing defeat of England
The differences between Australia and England with bat and ball were stark, but so were those in the field
England's late change of line-up, batting order and new-ball bowling undermined their recent preparations and seemed to affect the players on the pitch
England's previous highest against Australia at No. 6 - Kevin Pietersen's 91 in 2005. Taylor has surpassed that score.
Previous highest by an England batsman batting at No. 6 or lower in the World Cup, Taylor has beaten that.
No. of World Cup games in which No. 6 from both teams have hit fifties, including this match. Last happened in 1999, twice.
Mitchell Marsh is only the seventh bowler to take a five-for on World cup debut. His father, Geoff also had a good debut - he got a ton.
Best bowling figures on World Cup debut by an Australian, by Gary Gilmour. Marsh has taken four.
Number of times out of 53 targets of 300 or more have been chased successfully in the World Cup.
Inns taken by Bailey to complete 2000 ODI runs - the joint third-fastest Australian to the landmark.
Number of Australian batsmen before Finch to hit a century on World Cup debut; Overall, Finch is the 14th batsman to do this.
Number of Australian batsmen before Finch to hit a century against England in the World Cup.
George Bailey's batting average since he got his last hundred in ODIs. He has got three fifties in 21 innings.
Steven Smith's average in international cricket between this innings and the last time he was dismissed in single digits.
Watson's ODI batting average against Broad before this game. Watson got dismissed for a first-ball duck in this match.
Wickets taken by James Anderson in the mandatory Powerplays since 2014 - only Lasith Malinga has more (12).
ODIs won by Australia against England at the MCG - they have beaten only one other team at any venue more often. WI at the SCG, 17 times.