India Vs Australia 2019/20: Second ODI – Stats Preview

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India Vs Australia 2019/20: Second ODI – Stats Preview 

India Vs Australia 2019/20: Second ODI – Stats Preview

On Friday (17th January), India will play the second game of the three-match home ODI series against Australia at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium (Rajkot). At present, the visitors Australia are leading this ODI series by 1-0 with two to go.

They played the opening game of this series at Mumbai on last Tuesday (14th January) where the visiting team won by ten wickets. The Rajkot ODI is important for both the sides as Australia will want to secure this series while India have to utilise their last chance to save this series.

Here are some crucial stats previews before the Rajkot ODI.

Venue stats (Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot)

Before the upcoming ODI, the venue hosted two ODIs.

  • On 11th January 2013, England (325/4) beat India (316/9) at this venue by nine runs.
  • On 18th October 2015, South Africa (270/7) beat India (252/6) at this venue by 18 runs.

 

Teams’ stats

India vs Australia Head-to-Head ODI records

Stats Matches India Won Australia Won Tied/No Result
Overall 138 50 78 0/10
In India 62 27 30 0/5
At Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium (Rajkot) -/-
In last 5 matches 5 1 4 0/0

 

In last 10 ODIs

Team Matches Won Lost Tied/No Result
India 10 6 3 0/1
Australia 10 7 3 0/0

 

Players’ stats

Indian cricketers’ stats

i) Virat Kohli (4,905 runs) is 95 runs away to complete his 5,000 ODI runs as a captain. He will be the eighth ODI captain to score 5,000 ODI runs. While he has played only 80 ODI innings as a captain, he has a very good opportunity to become the fastest among the captains to reach this milestone as MS Dhoni (India) is holding this fastest record after achieving it in 127 ODI innings as a captain.

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Virat Kohli (Image Credits: Twitter)

ii) Rohit Sharma (8,954 runs) needs to score 46 more runs to complete his 9,000 ODI runs. A total of six Indian batsmen have reached the 9,000 ODI runs milestone.

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Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: BCCI)

iii) Rohit Sharma has scored 6,987 runs in just 136 innings as an ODI opening batsman. He is 13 runs short of completing 7,000 ODI runs as an opener. He can be the fastest opening batsman to achieve this feat as Hashim Amla is currently holding this fastest record by reaching this feat in 147 ODI innings as an opener.

iv) Left-arm chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (99 wickets) needs to pick up one more wicket to complete 100 ODI wickets. He will be the fourth Indian left-arm spinner to collect a minimum of 100 ODI wickets.

Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav (Image Credit: Twitter)

v) In the international career, KL Rahul has never played as a designated wicketkeeper. In the last game, he was the wicketkeeper due to the concussion injury of Rishabh Pant.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul (Image Credit: Google)

Australian cricketers’ stats

i) The right-arm fast bowler Pat Cummins has taken 98 wickets in 59 ODIs. He is two wickets away to complete his 100 ODI wickets.

Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

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