Trans-Tasman rivals Australia and New Zealand will fight for Chappell-Hadlee Trophy. The three-match one-day series is scheduled to played in Australia from 13th March. Despite losing all three games against South Africa, Australia have decided to stick with same group of players. Matthew Wade has picked as a reserve wicket-keeper, while pacer Jhye Richardson has not named in the squad for Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.
On the other hand, New Zealand certainly have momentum after comfortably brushing aside India in the three-match one-day series played at home. Captain Kane Williamson will be hoping that the side can continue their winning streak and win their first-ever bilateral series in Australia. Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson have recovered from injuries and included in the ODI squad for Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.
Here are some of the important statistics for Australia vs New Zealand 2020 ODI series.
5 victories for Australia out of last 11 one-day games played between Australia and New Zealand since Jan 2016. New Zealand lost their previous in Australia in 2016.
137 one-day games have been played between Australia and New Zealand till now. Australia always had the upper hand with 91 victories to their name. New Zealand have only managed to win 39 games with seven games ended in no-result.
178 runs needed by Australian Opener Aaron Finch to complete 5,000 runs in one-day internationals. He currently has scored 4822 runs in 125 games at an average of 40.86 with 16 centuries to his name.
117 runs needed by Australian wicket-keeper Alex Carey to complete 1,000 runs in one-day internationals. He currently has scored 883 runs in 35 games at an average of 35.32 with 4 half-centuries to his name.
197 runs needed by New Zealand opener Martin Guptill to complete 7,000 runs in limited-overs cricket. Guptill has accumulated 6803 runs in 182 one-day matches at an average of 42.51 with 16 centuries and 37 half-centuries to his name.
215 runs needed by New Zealand opener Martin Guptill to complete 1,000 runs against Australia in the limited-overs format. He currently has scored 785 runs in 24 one-day games at an average of 34.13 with 1 century and 4 half-centuries to his name.
8 wickets needed by New Zealand pacer Matt Henry to complete 100 wickets in one-day internationals. Henry currently has 92 wickets from 52 games at an average of 26.48 with seven four-wicket hauls to his name.
10 wickets required by New Zealand pacer Tim Southee to complete 200 wickets in limited-overs cricket. Southee currently has claimed 190 wickets from 143 one-day matches at an average of 34.51.