Perth - Australian opener David Warner fell just short of the record
individual total for his country in a one-day international in the Cricket World
Cup Pool B clash with Afghanistan at the WACA Ground on Wednesday.
who was given a life on 114, eventually fell for 178, leaving him seven
short of Shane Watson's record of 185 not out against Bangladesh.
He faced 133 balls, hitting 19 fours and five sixes.
and Steve Smith notched a record ODI partnership for Australia, putting
on 260 for the second wicket to eclipse the previous mark of 252 set by
Watson and Ricky Ponting in South Africa in 2009 against England.