ICC World Cup 2019: Match 14, IND vs AUS – Rohit-Dhawan excellence, India ending Australia’s winning streaks and more stats

All the statistical highlights from India’s 36-run victory over Australia at The Oval.

Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)

India recorded their second straight win in the World Cup 2019 as they defeated Australia by 36 runs in the game played at the Kennington Oval. Shikhar Dhawan continued his good runs at The Oval scoring his 3rd century in five innings. Fifties from the skipper and vice-captain helped India to finish with 352/5 in their 50 overs. Australia kept themselves in the chase as they reached 200 in the 37th over for the loss of only two wickets. However, in the process of achieving the required rate, the Aussies kept losing wickets and were bundled out for 316 on the last ball of the game.

All the statistical highlights from India’s 36-run victory over Australia at The Oval:

India breaks Australia’s record streak:

19Australia’s 19-match winning streak while chasing in the World Cup came to an end. The last CWC defeat while chasing for Aussies came back in 1999 when they fell short of Pakistan’s total by mere 10 runs in Leeds.


10 – This defeat also brought an end to their 10-match winning streak in ODIs which is their longest since 2011 and also the 8-match winning streak in World Cup; their 2nd longest in the competition.

A milestone win for India:

50 – This win was India’s 50th victory in the ODI format against Australia. They are the 3rd team to win 50 ODIs against the Aussies after England (61) and the Windies (60).

More numbers from India’s innings and Dhawan’s knock: Shikhar Dhawan’s century powers India to a record total of 352/5

Dhawan betters Viv while Rohit surpasses Sachin:

19 – Innings Shikhar Dhawan needed for completing 1000 runs in ODI cricket in England; the quickest to do so. The previous fastest was Sir Viv Richards who required 21 innings to score his 1000th ODI run in England.

37 – Rohit Sharma became the fastest player to score 2000 runs in ODI cricket against any team. Rohit needed 37 innings for scoring his 2000th ODI run against the Aussies. Sachin Tendulkar was the previous holder of this record as he scored 2000 ODI runs against Australia in 40 innings.

Stats: Rohit Sharma completes 2000 runs in ODI cricket against Australia

Rohit-Dhawan pair rocks Australia again:

6 – Rohit and Dhawan pair now has put on six century partnerships in ODIs against Australia; the joint-most by any pair. Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes also have six 100-run stands between them in ODIs against India.

6 – The Rohit-Dhawan pair have put on six century stands in the ICC ODI events (3 in CT and 3 in CWC); the joint-most by any pair. The pair of Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden also shared six century partnerships in the ICC ODI events.

A first for Rohit:

1 – For the first time in his ODI career, Rohit Sharma has scored fifty-plus score in four consecutive innings. He scored 122* against South Africa and 57 in this game and has scores of 95 and 56 respectively in last two games of the home series against Australia which was India’s previous International assignment.

A top heavy game:

1 – This game between India and Australia is the first in ODI history where each of the top three wickets in both innings had partnerships in excess of 60 runs. India, in fact, had 75+ stands for their first three wickets which was the first such instance for them and also the first for any team in the World Cup.

A consolation knock for Carey:

25 – Balls Alex Carey needed for scoring his fifty; the 2nd fastest fifty for Australia in the World Cup. Glenn Maxwell scored fifty in only 21 balls against Afghanistan in the 2015 edition.

25 – Alex Carey’s 25-ball fifty is also the fastest by any player against India in the World Cups. The previous fastest was recorded by England’s Chris Old in first ever World Cup game in 1975 where he scored a 30-ball 51.