The Indian cricket team will kick off their tour of Australia with the first of the three-match ODI series at Sydney on November 27. The second game will also be played at the same venue on November 29 while the third and final match will be held at Canberra on December 2. Australia have an excellent record over India in ODIs. Out of 140 games, they have defeated India in 78, while the Indians have won only 52. In Australia, India have 36 losses and 13 wins from 51 matches. With the latest ODI contest all set to begin, we bring you a statistical preview of the series.
MOST RUNS: SACHIN TENDULKAR
Not surprisingly, India legend Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for having scored most runs against Australia in one-dayers. In 71 matches, Tendulkar notched up 3077 runs against Australia at an average of 44.59 and at a strike rate of 84.71 with nine hundreds and 15 fifties.
Rohit Sharma, who has also enjoyed a prolific run against Australia, is at number two with 2208 runs in 40 matches at an average of 61.33 and a strike rate of 93.87. For Australia, the record for most ODI runs against India is held by Ricky Ponting. He smashed 2164 runs in 59 matches at an average of 40.07 and a strike rate of 81.41.
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