India and Australia have played a lot of cricket since the late 90s and they have become great cricketing rivals. Alongwith a good amount of test cricket, these two teams have played a lot of ODI cricket against each other. Let us have a look at some of the important India vs Australia ODI cricket records.
These two teams have played 109 ODI matches since 1980. Australia has won 64 matches, India has clinched 37 and eight matches ended without any result.
Highest runs in an innings records are as follows:
1) Australia scored 359/2 in 50 overs at Johannesburg in 2003
2) Australia scored 359/5 in 50 overs at Sydney in 2004
3) India scored 354/7 in 50 overs in 2009 at Nagpur
Highest run scorers are as follows:
1) Sachin Tendulkar scored 3077 runs in 71 matches and 70 innings. He scored 9 centuries and 15 half centuries.
2) Ricky Ponting scored 2164 runs in 59 matches and equal innings. He scored 6 hundreds and 9 fifties.
3) Adam Gilchrist scored 1622 runs in 46 matches and 45 innings. He scored one century and 12 fifties.
Highest wicket takers are as follows:
1) Brett Lee took 55 wickets in 32 matches and 30 innings. His best bowling figures were 5/27.
2) Kapil Dev took 45 wickets in 41 matches and 39 innings. His best bowling figures against Australia were 5/43
3) Steve Waugh took 43 wickets in 53 matches and 37 innings. His best bowling figures were 4/40.
Highest individual scores are as follows:
1) Sachin Tendulkar scored 175 runs on 5th Nov 2009 at Hyderabad
2) Sachin Tendulkar scored 143 runs on 22nd April 1998 at Sharjah
3) Sachin Tendulkar scored 141 runs on 28th October 1998 at Dhaka
Best bowling figures are as follows:
1) Murali Karthik took 6/27 on 17th October 2007 at Mumbai
2) KH MacLeay took 6/39 on 13th June 1983 at Nottingham
3) Ajit Agarkar took 6/42 on 9th January 2004 at Melbourne
Hope you guys liked a small walk down the memory lane to note some of the important ODI records between India and Australia. India vs Australia 2013 ODI series kicks off soon in October 2013. Star Sports official website will provide India vs Australia 2013 live streaming whereas TV viewers in India can enjoy India vs Australia cricket series live telecast on ESPN, Star Cricket and Star Cricket HD.