Australia vs India, 2019: 3rd ODI – Statistical Preview
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the series-decider at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Updated - Jan 17, 2019 12:25 pm
Team India will be looking at another series win in Australia as they face the visitors in the 3rd and final ODI at the MCG on Friday. The series is currently levelled 1-1 as the Aussies won the first and India bounced back in the 2nd. Heading into the game, the visitors are blessed with the form of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and former skipper MS Dhoni. They would be hoping to get contributions from the other batsmen as was in the 2nd ODI to win the series-decider.
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the series-decider at the Melbourne Cricket Ground:
3-2 – India’s win-loss record at the MCG in ODI format since 2012. India lost all three matches they played against Australia at this venue since 2012 but won on both occasions while facing other teams.
On the other hand, Australia won all their nine ODI matches at the MCG between 2013 and 2017. They lost their last two ODIs here while defending a total.
0/66 – Kuldeep Yadav’s bowling figures at the Adelaide Oval. It was only the 5th time in 33 ODI innings where Kuldeep failed to pick a wicket. He bagged 18 wickets in eight ODIs before this game with at least one success per game.
60 – Rohit Sharma’s batting average in the eight bilateral ODI series-deciders he has featured in. He scored 428 runs in four innings including two big centuries at an average of 107 while batting first but only 32 runs at an average of 8 in the four innings while chasing.
72 – Shikhar Dhawan has a batting average of 72 in bilateral ODI series-deciders. Dhawan has scored 432 runs in seven innings including two centuries and two fifties. His average goes up to 139.5 in chases as he scored two centuries and a fifty across three innings.
97 – Number of wickets Mohammed Shami has bagged in his ODI career thus far. He needs 3 more wickets from next four ODI matches to become the fastest Indian to complete 100 ODI wickets.
341 – Rohit has scored 341 runs across six ODI innings at an average of 68.2 including two 130+ scores. He has scored 477 runs in the last 10 International innings at an average of 59.62 with two tons and two fifties.
981 – Rohit Sharma needs 19 more runs to become the first Indian to score 1000 ODI runs against Australia in Australia. Only four other players have aggregated 1000 runs against the Aussies on their soil thus far.
1990 – Ravindra Jadeja needs ten more runs to complete 2000 runs in ODI cricket. He will be the 25th player and only the 3rd Indian in ODI cricket to score 2000 runs and bag 150+ wickets.
4967 – Runs Shikhar Dhawan has scored in his ODI career thus far. He needs 33 more runs in his next innings to become the 4th fastest to 5000 runs in ODI cricket.
25972 – Runs MS Dhoni has aggregated in his professional cricket thus far. The keeper-batsman needs 28 more runs to complete 26000 professional runs.