Australia vs India: Top 5 records broken in the second ODI at SCG. List of top 5 records broken/created in the second encounter between Australia and India. Australia vs India: Top 5 records broken in the second ODI at SCG.
With the second defeat for India against Australia by 51 runs, the home team sealed the series with a 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. Australia batting first imposed a colossal total of 389 runs with Steve Smith’s well crafted consecutive century. In response to 389 runs Team India got confined to 339 runs, Kohli scored most 89 runs while KL Rahul contributed 76.
In the thrilling and high scoring second ODI at Sydney Cricket Ground, both the teams recorded some records.
Australia vs India: Top 5 records broken/created:
Steve Smith’s consecutive tons against India:
The Australian dashing batsman, Steve Smith achieved a unique feat against India in the second match. Steve Smith became 4th player to hit three consecutive tons against India. His last 5 innings against India include – 69, 98, 131, 105, 104.
Three consecutive ODI 100s vs India:
- Zaheer Abbas in 1982-83
- Nasir Jamshed in 2012-13
- Quinton de Kock in 2013
- Steve Smith in 2020
Virat Kohli’s 250th ODI appearances:
Men in Blues regular skipper, Virat Kohli in the second match against Australia in the three-match ODI series recorded his 250th appearances. He became the only 9th Indian cricketer to feature in 250 games.
Indian cricketers with 250 appearances:
- Sachin Tendulkar- 463
- MS Dhoni- 347
- Rahul Dravid- 340
- Mohammad Azharuddin- 334
- Sourav Ganguly- 308
- Yuvraj Singh- 301
- Anil Kumble- 269
5 Batsmen scoring a fifty in a team:
The Australian side imposed a huge total of 390, contributed by top 5 batsmen. Australian top 5 batsmen all contributed with the 50+ scores, with Steve Smith adding the most. This is the third time for a team to achieve this record. Australia manages to do this twice against India.
Virat’s fastest 22,000 runs:
Indian skipper Virat Kohli completed yet another achievement by scoring the fastest 22,000 runs in international Cricket. Kohli achieved this feat in his 250th ODI game when he scored 89 runs.
Kohli now has 2,794 runs in T20I, 7,240 runs in Test Cricket, and 11,977 runs in One Day International.
Australia’s highest score in ODI against India:
The home team imposed 390 runs total onboard. While 389-4 is now Australia’s highest total in ODI against India. They surpassed the previous best of 374-6 which was recorded in the series opener against India on Friday.
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