Highest Partnership for the First Wicket in ODIs Test vs England - Aaron Finch and Dave Warner

Date of Record: 12/01/2014

England's tour of Australia continued when they lost the first of five ODIs by six wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Aaron Finch made 121 and David Warner 65 as Australia, in a structured, methodical chase, ran down England's competitive total of 269-7 in 45.4 overs.

The 163-run stand for the first wicket between Aaron Finch and David Warner is Australia's highest partnership for the first wicket in ODIs Test vs England.

This new record partnership is the highest for the first wicket for Australia in ODIs at the MCG, beating the 154 between Kepler Wessels and John Dyson vs New Zealand on January 9, 1983.

Aaron Finch received his first Man of the Match award!