David Warner completed his 4th ODI century © Getty Images (File Photo)
David Warner completed his 4th ODI century © Getty Images (File Photo)

David Warner completed his fourth One-Day International (ODI) century after facing 90 deliveries as Australia reached a score of 151 for one at the end of 25 overs in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool A match against Afghanistan at the WACA Ground in Perth on Wednesday. Warner struck 11 boundaries during his stay at the crease until bringing the milestone up. Live Updates: Australia vs Afghanistan ICC World Cup 2015 Pool B Match at Perth

Australia, in the meantime, were in firm control of the proceedings as they staged a strong reply after losing Aaron Finch for a score four off nine deliveries, with the scoreboard reading 14 for one after his dismissal. Warner earlier completed the 100-run partnership with Steven Smith in 98 deliveries. Live Scorecard: Australia vs Afghanistan ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool B Match at Perth

Australia lost opening batsman Aaron Finch for a score of four off nine deliveries, with the hosts losing their first wicket with 14 on board. Finch edged the final delivery of the third over by Dawlat Zadran to the slips, where Nawroz Mangal completed a safe catch. The early dismissal did not deter Warner at all, who continued to go for the aggressive shots. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: SCHEDULE & MATCH DETAILS

Afghanistan earlier won the toss and elected to bowl first, with skipper Mohammad Nabi announcing the replacement of Gulbudin Naib by opening batsman Usman Ghani. Australia captain Michael Clarke announced two changes for his side, with James Faulkner and Josh Hazlewood replacing Steven Smith and Pat Cummins respectively. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Complete Coverage

Afghanistan, 0n the other hand, have put up a great display in the series, registering their maiden World Cup victory in their memorable game against Scotland. After suffering from a 105-run defeat against Bangladesh, they nearly pulled off a victory against sub-continental giants Sri Lanka before succumbing to a four-wicket defeat. In their third game however, they recovered from a score of 97 for seven to chase a 211-run target down with 1 wicket and three balls to spare. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Pool-wise Team Standings