India vs Australia 2019, 5th ODI – Statistical Preview

India vs Australia 2019, 5th ODI – Statistical Preview

Here are all the key stats and numbers ahead of the series-decider between India and Australia in Delhi.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Australia has done a great job to push the 5-match ODI series into the final game after India won the first two matches of the series. India threatened to take away the series with at least one game of spare but some collective efforts from the Aussies levelled the series. If their bowling in the Ranchi ODI impressed one and all, it was their approach with the bat in Mohali that ensured the Indians lost an ODI for the first time after posting 350+ batting first.

Here are all the key stats and numbers ahead of the series-decider between India and Australia in Delhi:

1 – Team India has lost only one of their previous 15 International matches at Feroz Shah Kotla. Chasing New Zealand’s 242/9, India were bundled out for 236 in 49.3 overs.

India won 12 of the remaining 14 International matches at this venue since 2006. Two Test matches ended in a draw while an ODI against Sri Lanka was abandoned due to poor pitch.

2-3 – Australia’s win-loss record in ODI cricket in Delhi. Australia lost to India in 1986, 1987 and 2009 ODI matches at this venue but defeated India and Zimbabwe in 1998.

3 – Number of instances when teams won a 5-match ODI series after being 0-2 down. South Africa in 2003 against Pakistan and in 2016 against England have down this while Bangladesh also came from behind to defeat Zimbabwe in 2005. Pakistan won a 6-match ODI series against India by a 4-2 margin after losing in the first two matches.

56.71 – In the seven ODI innings against India in 2019, Usman Khawaja has scored 397 runs at an average of 56.71. Khawaja scored a century and three fifties in those seven innings. He crossed 30 in two other games and was run out on 21 in Adelaide.

73.75Virat Kohli’s batting average in ODI series deciders since 2016. He scored 295 runs across four innings that included a century and two fifties. Kohli’s scores in the final ODI of a series with the series line equalled since 2016 read 46, 71, 113 and 65.

202 – He has scored 202 ODI runs at an average of 50.50 the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. In the five ODI innings here, Kohli scored an unbeaten century and a fifty.

965Shikhar Dhawan has scored 965 runs from 22 matches at the Feroz Shah Kotla in List A cricket. The left-hander has an average of 56.76 at this venue with three centuries and five fifties. Dhawan hasn’t scored in excess of 500 List A runs at any other venue. He scored only one run in the only ODI he played here.

7954 – Runs scored by Rohit Sharma in his ODI career thus far. He will be the joint 3rd fastest to 8000 ODI runs if he scores 46 more runs in the Delhi ODI.

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