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Stats: Five batsmen who have highest batting average against India 

Steve Smith and George Bailey has made a brilliant start in ODIs as he scored career-best 149 against India at Perth in the five-match ODI series against India. Alongside him, middle order batsman George Bailey has also scored 112 and built a record-breaking 242 runs partnership with Steve Smith.

In a match where individual achievements galore as India batting first scored 309 for 3, which was highest score by India in Australia. Rohit Sharma scored unbeaten 171 while Virat Kohli scored 91. Australia in reply faced hiccups when India’s debutant seamer Barinder Sran sent back openers Aaron Finch and David Warner.

But, Steve Smith and George Bailey have played superbly in the match and scored centuries that helped Australia to win the match losing just four wickets.
With this century George Bailey’s average against India is more than 86 and Steve Smith’s more than 100.

With this breathtaking 149 run innings, Smith has become the second batsman who has a highest batting average against India across the format. This was Smith’s fifth ODI against India and he scored 301, And this is his back to back hundred against India after World Cup semifinal’s 102. In Test, he played six matches and scored 960 runs at an average of 93.

The batsman who has the highest average against India is Everton Weeks of West Indies. He played 48 Test his career and against India, he played 10 Tests. In 15 innings he scored 1445 runs at an average of 106.78.

Here are the five batsmen who have highest batting average against India  across the formats:

Players

Average

Everton Weeks

106.78

Steve Smith

94.76

Garry Sobers

75.27

Kane Barrington

73.50

Zaheer Abbas

73.50

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