India vs Australia 2019, 4th ODI – Statistical Highlights
Australia remarkably levelled the ODI series against the host India after winning the fourth ODI at Mohali by four wickets (with 13 balls remaining). With this result, the five-match ODI series is now at 2-2 with one to go.
After winning the toss, India managed to score 358/9 in 50 overs. In reply, Australia successfully reached the target in 47.5 overs after losing six wickets.
Brief Scores: India – 358/9 in 50 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 143, Rohit Sharma 95; Pat Cummins 5/70)
Australia – 359/6 in 47.5 overs (Peter Handscomb 117, Usman Khawaja 91; Jasprit Bumrah 3/63)
Result – Australia won by four wickets
Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match:
i) India scored 358/9 in 50 overs.
- It was India’s highest ODI total in a losing cause. Their previous record was 347 against Australia at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 5th November 2009.
- It was India’s 27th 350+ ODI total which is the joint most number of 350+ ODI totals for a team. South Africa has also scored 350+ ODI totals for 27 times.
- It was India’s third highest ODI total against Australia. The top two in this list are 383/6 (50 overs) at Bengaluru on 2nd November 2013 and 362/1 (43.3 overs) at Jaipur on 16th October 2013.
i) Australia successfully chased down the 359 runs target (359/6 in 47.5 overs).
- It was Australia’s highest successful ODI chase. Their previous record was successfully chasing the 334 runs target (334/8 in 49.2 overs) against England at Sydney on 2nd February 2011.
- It was the second highest successful ODI chase for a non-host side. The record is chasing the 361 runs target (364/4 in 48.4 overs) by England against Windies at Bridgetown on 20th February 2019.
- It was the fifth highest successful ODI chase for any team.
|South Africa||438/9 (49.5)||435||Australia||Johannesburg||12th March 2006|
|South Africa||372/6 (49.2)||372||Australia||Durban||5th October 2016|
|England||364/4 (48.4)||361||Windies||Bridgetown||20th February 2019|
|India||362/1 (43.3)||360||Australia||Jaipur||16th October 2013|
|Australia||359/7 (47.5)||359||India||Mohali||10th March 2019|
ii) Three Australian batsmen scored 80+ in the match. They were Usman Khawaja (91), Peter Handscomb (117) and Ashton Turner (84*).
- It was the first time in ODI history when more than two Australian batsmen played 80+ innings against India.
- It was the second time in ODI history when more than two batsmen scored 80+ while chasing. The first incident was by India batsmen, Rohit Sharma(141), Shikhar Dhawan(95) and Virat Kohli(100) against Australia at Jaipur on 16th October 2013.
i) Playing his 57th home ODI innings, the Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma reached 3000 ODI runs at home.
- Rohit Sharma is the joint fastest batsman to complete 3,000 home ODI runs. Hashim Amla (South Africa) also completed his 3,000 home ODI runs in 57 innings. Virat Kohli (India) is in the next position who had achieved this feat in 63 innings.
i) Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan scored 143 runs.
- It was the third highest individual ODI score by an Indian batsman against Australia in India. The top two records in this list are 209 by Rohit Sharma (at Bengaluru on 2nd November 2013) and 175 by Sachin Tendulkar (at Hyderabad 5th November 2009).
Rohit Sharma-Shikhar Dhawan’s partnership
i) Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have aggregated 4,571 partnership runs for India in ODIs.
- 4,571 partnership runs by the opening pair Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan is the 2nd highest for any Indian pair in ODIs. In this ODI, they surpassed Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar’s total of 4,387 ODI partnership runs. Now only Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly are ahead of them with 8,227 partnership runs in ODIs.
ii) Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan added 193-runs partnership.
- It was the highest opening wicket partnership for India against Australia in ODIs. Their previous record was 178 runs between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan at Nagpur on 30th October 2013.
- It was India’s second highest ODI partnership for any wicket against Australia on the Indian soil. The record is 199 runs partnership for the second-wicket between Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman at Indore on 31st March 2001.
i) Indian cricketer Jasprit Bumrah remained not out on six runs off the only ball with the 600 strike-rate.
- Jasprit Bumrah was the fourth Indian cricketer to finish an ODI innings with the strike-rate of 600. Venkatesh Prasad, Yusuf Pathan and Mohammed Shami were the first three Indian batsmen to achieve this feat (all finished the innings on unbeaten six runs off one ball).
i) Australian pacer Jhye Richardson had the bowling figures of 9-0-85-3.
- It was the second most expensive ODI bowling figures by an Australian bowler against India. The record is 10-0-89-1 by Clint McKay at Bengaluru on 2nd November 2013.
i) Australian captain Aaron Finch got out on a duck in this ODI. It was his second ODI duck against India as captain (both in this series).
- Aaron Finch is the first Australian captain to get out on a duck more than once against India in ODIs.
i) Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal had the bowling figures of 10-0-80-1.
- It was the third most expensive ODI bowling figure by an Indian spinner.
Top three most expensive ODI bowling figures by the Indian spinners
|Piyush Chawla||10-0-85-0||Pakistan||Dhaka||14th June 2008|
|Ravindra Jadeja||9-1-80-2||West Indies||Dharamsala||17th October 2014|
|Yuzvendra Chahal||10-0-80-1||Australia||Mohali||10th March 2019|
i) Australian batsman Ashton Turner scored 68 runs off 29 balls in the last ten overs.
- It was the second highest individual score by a batsman in the final ten overs (after the 40th over) in a successful ODI chase. The record is 76 runs off 35 balls by Abdul Razzaq (Pakistan) against South Africa at Abu Dhabi on 31st October 2010.
ii) Australian batsman Ashton Turner finished the game with the strike-rate of 195.34 (84* off 43 balls).
- It was the second highest strike-rate in a successful ODI chase when a batsman faced at least 40 deliveries. The record holder is Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) with a strike-rate of 221.73 (102 runs off 46 balls) against India at Kanpur on 15th April 2005.
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