Australia has scored a mammoth score of 572 against India in the ongoing Test match against India at the SCG (Sydney Cricket Ground). After having bowled for almost 2 days when the Indian pair came on to bat, Murali Vijay fell for a duck and immediately another loss was on the teams head. But later the situation was handled well by KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma. But with a huge target achieve we are taking a look at top batting performances by the Indian team at the SCG in a Test innings against Australia –

Score

Inning

Result

Match Date

705/7 d

1

Draw

2 Jan 2004

600/4 d

1

Draw

2 Jan 1986

532

2

Lost

2 Jan 2008

483

2

Draw

2 Jan 1992

400

3

Lost

3 Jan 2012

396/8 d

2

Won

7 Jan 1978

268

2

Lost

26 Jan 1968

261

3

Lost

2 Jan 2000

211/2d

3

Draw

2 Jan 2004

210

4

Lost

2 Jan 2008

Stat updated till 7 Jan 2015

India’s earlier performance at the SCG do show that the team has performed earlier on this ground with the highest being 705/7 declared in the match that took place on 2 Jan 2004. Though having made huge scores like 705 or 600, India hasn’t managed to win those matches and they have ended in a draw. The team has recorded only a single win at SCG so far and that to in the year 1978, where they scored 396 in the 2nd innings.

In the ongoing match India has ended the 2nd day with the score of 71 at the loss 1 wicket, but the team will have to bat the morning session on Day 3 carefully to fight back in this match end the test series on a fairly high note. India does have a good batting line-up but how they would perform in the next two days will determine the final result of this match.