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Stats - Head and Warner rewrite ODI records at the MCG

The pair have touched the 1000-run mark together in just 13 innings, a record they now share with Roger Twose and Nathan Astle

Travis Head and David Warner put on their fourth century stand in ODIs, Australia vs England, 3rd ODI, Melbourne, November 22, 2022

Travis Head and David Warner put on their fourth century stand in ODIs  •  AFP/Getty Images

355 for 5 - Australia's total in the third ODI against England, the first team total of 350-plus runs across the 150 men's ODIs played at Melbourne Cricket Ground. The previous highest was 344 for 8, by ICC World XI against Asia XI in 2005.
1 - Australia's 355 for 5 was also their highest total against England in men's ODIs. Their previous highest was 342 for 9 during the 2015 World Cup, which was also at the MCG.
269 - Partnership runs between David Warner and Travis Head for the first wicket. It was the highest stand for any wicket in ODIs at the MCG and the first double-century stand for the first wicket at this venue. The previous highest ODI stand in Melbourne was 225 between Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist against England in 2002.
2 - Number of ODI partnerships of 250-plus runs between Warner and Head. They are only the second pair in ODI cricket with two partnerships of 250-plus runs, after Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.
1 - Number of ODI partnerships for Australia higher than the 269 between Warner and Head on Tuesday. Warner and Head had set the record with the 284-run opening stand in 2017 against Pakistan at Adelaide Oval.
2 - The 269-run stand between Warner and Head was also the second-highest for any wicket against England in ODIs. The highest is the 286-run opening stand between Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga in 2006 in Leeds.
13 - ODI innings as a pair for Warner and Head for 1000 partnership runs, the joint-quickest to the mark in men's ODIs. Roger Twose and Nathan Astle also completed 1000 partnership runs in 13 innings.
19 - Hundreds for Warner in ODI cricket, the second-highest for Australia behind Ponting's 29. Ten of Warner's 19 centuries have come in Australia, the second-highest behind Ponting's 14.
4 for 85 - Olly Stone's bowling figures in his ten overs, the joint-second-most expensive four-plus-wicket haul in ODIs. Shingi Masakadza gave away 86 runs for four wickets against South Africa in 2010, while Adil Rashid also conceded 85 runs during his five-wicket haul against West Indies in 2019.

Sampath Bandarupalli is a statistician at ESPNcricinfo