Australia vs India: Records Virat Kohli can target in the 1st ODI at Sydney. 3 records Virat Kohli can achieve in Australia vs India ODI series. Australia vs India: Records Virat Kohli can target in the 1st ODI at Sydney.
As Australia and India come head to head in the first ODI of the three-match series on Australian soil, the India skipper will be eyeing to achieve some of the close records. Australia and India will lock horns for the first ODI at Sydney on Friday, 27th November.
With every new series to be played by India, Virat comes more closer to the milestones to be achieved. This ODI series is no different, Virat will be looking to achieve some of the close milestones.
Virat had already confessed his love for challenging surfaces and players. He likes to play against Australia and has some good runs against them. “It is always challenging playing against Australia and over time I have enjoyed playing against them”.
Here are the three landmark Virat can aim in the ODI series against Australia.
3 Records Virat can target in the 1st ODI:
Equals Sachin’s record of most hundreds:
The Indian skipper will be excited to equal the Master-Blaster’s record of most hundreds against Australia. Sachin has the most number of ODI centuries against Australians. During his career, Sachin scored nine ODI tons against Kangaroos, Virat has eight till now. If he hits one in this ODI series he will reach the milestone which equals Sachin’s record.
Equals Ricky Ponting’s record of most international tons:
This ODI gives Virat an opportunity to equals the former Australian World Cup-winning captain’s record of most international centuries. Ponting in his career has 71 International centuries in his name while Virat is just one short to match Former Australian. If Virat hits one century he will eventually equal two records, one for Sachin’s most ODI Hundred against Austalia and second, Ricky’s 71 international Centuries.
Sixth Batsmen to hit 12,000 runs in One Day International:
Virat can walk through another important landmark of 12,000 runs in the ODI series against Australia. Virat is just 133 runs behind the mark. He will become the sixth batsmen in the world to hit as many as 12,000 runs in the ODI format. He will be behind Sachin Tendulkar (18,426), Kumar Sangakkara (14,234), Ricky Ponting (13,704), Sanath Jayasuriya (13,340), and Mahela Jayawardene (12,650).
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