Australia vs Scotland Stats: Finch, Marsh put on record opening stand for Australia in ODIs
Marsh and Finch were involved in a stand of 246 - Australia's highest opening partnership in ODIs, obliterating the 212 between Geoff Marsh and David Boon vs India at Jaipur on September 7, 1986.
The following are the statistical highlights from the one-off ODI between Australia and Scotland:
# Australia's convincing triumph by 200 runs is their second highest in terms of runs over Scotland in ODIs - the biggest being by 203 runs at Basseterre on March 18, 2007.
# The aforesaid two wins are the biggest in terms of runs vs Scotland in ODIs.
# Overall, Australia have won eight games by 200 runs or more in ODIs.
# Australia have won all four ODIs vs Scotland.
# Australia's 362 for three is their highest total vs Scotland, obliterating the 345 at Edinburgh on August 28, 2009. These two totals are the best by any team vs Scotland in ODIs.
# Australia's aforesaid total is their fourth highest in ODIs - the highest being 434 for four vs South Africa at Johannesburg on March 12, 2006.
# Shaun Marsh (151 off 149 balls) has registered a career-best score in ODIs - his previous best being 112 off 112 balls vs India at Hyderabad on November 5, 2009.
# Marsh's only other hundred in ODIs is 110 off 114 balls vs England at Hobart on January 21, 2011.
# Marsh's outstanding innings of 151 is a record by an Australian player vs Scotland in ODIs. The said innings, in fact, is the highest by any batsman vs Scotland in ODIs.
# Aaron Finch's superb knock of 148 off 116 balls is his maiden century in ODIs - his previous best being 38 vs West Indies at Canberra on February 6, 2013.
# Finch is the first Australian player to register seven sixes in an innings vs Scotland in ODIs. In fact, he is the first player to record seven sixes vs Scotland in ODIs.
# Finch's tally of seven sixes is the second highest in an ODI in Scotland - the highest being ten by Brendon McCullum, during his innings of 166 off 135 balls vs Ireland at Aberdeen on July 1, 2008.
# Marsh and Finch were involved in a stand of 246 - Australia's highest opening partnership in ODIs, obliterating the 212 between Geoff Marsh and David Boon vs India at Jaipur on September 7, 1986.
# The 246-run partnership is the second highest stand for any wicket for Australia in ODIs, next only to the 252 (unbroken) between Ricky Ponting and Shane Watson for the second wicket vs England at Centurion on October 2, 2009.
# The aforesaid stand is the sixth highest opening partnership in ODIs - the highest being 286 between Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya vs England at Leeds on July 1, 2006.
# Clint McKay, for the first time, has taken three catches in an innings in ODIs. He is the second Australian fielder after Cameron White to accomplish the feat vs Scotland in ODIs.
# Mitchell Johnson (4/36) has produced his best bowling performance vs Scotland in ODIs. He is the first Australian bowler to take four wickets in an innings vs Scotland.
# Johnson is averaging 20.83 in a winning cause in ODIs - his tally being 148 wickets in 81 matches.