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India v Australia, 2017: 3rd ODI – Statistical Preview

Here we look at all the key stats and numbers ahead of the game.

Kuldeep Yadav celebrates his hat-trick India
Team India. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Australia will be taking the field on Sunday desperate for a win to keep the series alive to get that, they will have to breach India’s fortress at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. The Men in Blue will hope that their trump cards, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will play a crucial part once again to wrap up the series with two more ODIs still to be played.

Here we look at all the key stats and numbers ahead of the game.

0 – Number of wins for Australia in their last seven ODIs. If Australia fails to win their next game, the 8-match streak without a win will be their longest ever in ODI cricket. They went winless for seven consecutive ODIs in 1983.

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4 – Number of ODIs India have played at the Holkar Stadium, Indore so far. The home team won all the four ODI games. India also won the only Test match played at this venue. Australia won all the ODIs they played at Chennai (4) and Kolkata (2) they played before this series but ended up on the losing side in the first two ODIs.

8 – Number of consecutive wins Indian team has registered in ODI cricket. If they win their next game, it will be their joint longest streak in ODI cricket. India won nine consecutive ODIs in 2008/09.

21.66Rohit Sharma’s batting average in his last nine ODIs in India. He has scored 195 runs in these 9 innings with only one fifty-plus score – 70 against New Zealand in 2016.

106 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s batting average in ODI cricket in 2017 is the 2nd highest for any player this year. (Min: 5 innings) Jonny Bairstow has an average of 113.66 while Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni average 85.3 and 79 respectively in 2017.

1959 – Runs Virat Kohli has scored in ODI cricket as captain so far. He needs 41 more runs to complete 2000 ODI runs as captain and become the quickest to the milestone.

7964 – Rohit has scored 7929 runs in his List A career so far. He needs 36 more runs to complete 8000 List A runs.

10059 – Runs Virat has scored in wins across formats in International cricket. He is the 19th player with 10k runs in International wins and the 3rd from India. His average of 67.96 is the highest among the 19 players with 10000 International runs in wins.

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