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Match Day

769dThe Report by Sidharth Monga at the WACA

England through to final, India winless on tour

England made heavy weather of a small target on a WACA pitch of yore, making their way to the final against Australia on Sunday and keeping India winless on their tour of Australia

769dSidharth Monga in Perth

Dhoni hints at four-bowler strategy for World Cup

MS Dhoni has dropped strong hints that in order to strengthen their batting India might play with just the four frontline bowlers in the World Cup, with Stuart Binny having to fill in as the third seam bowler

Creaming India

2

Number of 50s for James Taylor in 2 games against India this series. He scored 0 & 5 in the two games against Australia.

Looking up for India

3

Number of times that India have avoided defeat at Perth (2 wins, 1 tie) after setting the opposition a target of 210 runs or less

Always been a struggle

5

Number of times in 11 ODIs that India have been bowled out for 200 runs or less in Perth.

A while coming

29

Overs since Stuart Broad's last ODI wicket before he dismissed Ambati Rayudu. That came in West Indies in March 2014.

Too many bunnies

3

Number of times that Moeen Ali has dismissed Suresh Raina, more than any other batsman

Can Rahane push on?

34

Number of times that an overseas opener has made a 50+ score at Perth, but that includes only one centurion (Greenidge, 1987)

A bunny in the making?

3

Number of times that Woakes has dismissed Dhawan. He has only dismissed Thisara Perera more often, 4 times.

Series Best

28

Total runs for India's first wicket in the first three ODIs of this series. The stands were worth 3 (v Aus), 1 (v Eng) and 24 (v Aus).