Let’s take a look at some of the numbers and milestones that can be reached in the fifth ODI between Indian and Australia
Having copped a lot of flak for his performance in the fourth ODI in Mohali, Rishabh Pant will be eager to prove his credentials for the reserve wicket-keeper’s role in the Indian side for the 2019 World Cup.
The fifth ODI will also be the last chance for the players to convince the selectors of their world cup utility as the Indian side will not be playing any international match until the tournament in England.
Let’s take a look at some of the numbers and milestones that can be reached in this clash:
7/10: Australia have won the toss in 7 of the last 10 ODIs between these two sides.
8/11: India have won 8 of the last 11 ODIs between the two sides in India.
3: Maxwell needs 3 more wickets to complete 50 ODI wickets
11/13: ODI series victories for Australia in bilateral series in Asia (consisting of 3+ matches) since 2000. The only exceptions are: vs India in 2013/14 (where AUS lost 2-3) and vs India in 2017/18 (where AUS lost 1-4). This includes a streak of 9 successive bilateral ODI series victories in Asia (3+ match series) from 2001 to 2012.
22.75 vs 38.38: Aaron Finch’s average as ODI skipper (22.75) vs his average as a player (38.38).
82.06 vs 51.29: Virat Kohli’s average as ODI skipper (82.06) vs his average as a player (51.29).
7/7: Virat Kohli has converted each of his last 7 ODI fifties to centuries at home:
1.121 vs NZ, Mumbai, 2017
2. 113 vs NZ, Kanpur, 2017
3. 140 vs WIN, Guwahati, 2018
4. 157* vs WIN, Vizag, 2018
5. 107 vs WIN, Pune, 2018
6. 113 vs AUS, Nagpur,2019
7. 123 vs AUS, Ranchi, 2019
68.75%: India win 68.75 % of the time whenever Kedar Jadhav is involved in a partnership of 50+ runs (11 out of 16 prior instances).
85.19 %: 85.19 % of Kedar Jadhav’s ODI wickets are batsmen batting in the top-6 (23/27).
75.00%: Australia win 75.00% of the time when Khawaja score a fifty plus score (6/8).