Australia vs England 2nd ODI: Sydney Pitch Report, Team Records at SCG

Updated on: Nov 18, 2022 6:23 pm IST

  • Australia vs England

    Australia vs England: The Australian men are set to face England in the second One Day International (ODI) game of the three-match series. The match will be played on Saturday (November 19) at 8:50 AM (IST), at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

    The Pat Cummins-led Australia will be looking for a series win in Sydney. The side recently won the first ODI of the series in Adelaide on November 17.

    On the other hand, England put on a decent performance in the previous game but lost it. However, the team will be aiming for a comeback victory, to level the series in Sydney.

    As Australia vs England contest is at the edge, here’s the pitch report and more, from the SCG.

    Australia vs England: Sydney Pitch Report, Team Records at SCG

    It’s a batting pitch at the SCG to say, but is better suited for pacers, as most Australian pitches do.
    Based on the last five ODI games played at the venue, the average first innings score has been around 322, and the average total score varied around 298. 80% of the toss-winning captains opted to bat first. And, almost all the teams won the game while batting first.

    Since 2015, the SCG has hosted 16 ODIs. And, Australia have played 14 ODI games at this particular venue. England though, have played three ODIs at the venue, until now. Here are the tables explaining team records in Sydney.

    Australia’s record at the Adelaide Oval:

    No. 

    Match  Result  Year 

    1 

    Australia vs England 

    Australia won by 3 wickets  2011 
    2  Australia vs India  No result 

    2015 

    3 

    Australia vs Sri Lanka  Australia won by 64 runs  2015 
    4  Australia vs India  Australia won by 95 runs 

    2015 

    5 

    Australia vs India  India won by 6 wickets  2016 
    6  Australia vs New Zealand   Australia won by 68 runs 

    2016 

    8 

    Australia vs Pakistan  Australia won by 86 runs  2017 
    9  Australia vs England  England won by 16 runs 

    2018 

    10 

    Australia vs India   Australia won by 34 runs  2019 
    11  Australia vs New Zealand  Australia won by 71 runs 

    2020 

    12 

    Australia vs New Zealand  Cancelled  2020 
    13  Australia vs India  Australia won by 66 runs 

    2020 

    14 

    Australia vs India  Australia won by 51 runs 

    2020 

    England’s record at the Adelaide Oval:

    No. 

    Match  Result 

    Year 

    1 

    England vs Australia 

    Australia won by 3 wickets  2015 
    2  England vs Afghanistan  England won by 9 wickets 

    2015 

    3 

    England vs Australia  England won by 16 runs 

    2018 

    Aussies seal victory in Adelaide game

    The first ODI between Australia and England featured excellent batting performances of England’s Dawid Malan, Australia’s David Warner, Travis Head, and Steven Smith.
    Maland hit a ton and aided England to finish on a decent total of 287 for nine. He scored 134 runs in 128 deliveries with four sixes and 12 fours. For Australia, Adam Zampa and Pat Cummins picked up three wickets each.

    In reply, Australia started well with a huge partnership of 147 runs, between Warner and Head. Warner scored 86 runs, while Head notched 69. Smith then, scored an unbeaten knock of 80 runs and helped his side to win the game by six wickets.

    Besides, after this first Australia vs England 2nd ODI, the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will host the third and final match of the ODI series on November 22.

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