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10 major records broken in the ODI series bewteen Australia and India

10 major records broken in the ODI series bewteen Australia and India: The recently concluded bilateral One-Day International series between Australia and India was a thrill to watch. With high-scoring encounters in each and every match, batsmen from both the teams rose to the occasion and made it big but the flat decks have ruined bowler’s party. Nevertheless the series was a delight to watch and this run-fest for two weeks have broken quite a few records. Let’s have a look at the amazing stats from this record-breaking series.

Rohit Sharma became the only Indian batsman to get out on 99 against Australia in ODIs

  1. 11 Centuries have been scored in this series, which is the most in any bilateral series. No triangular or quadrangular series has had more than ten centuries ever.

  1. Total runs scored in this five-match ODI series is 3159 – the most in any bilateral ODI series of five or fewer matches. The 2013-14 Ind-Aus bilateral series had 3451 runs under its name but in 6 matches.

  1. India chased down 331 in the 5th ODI, which is the highest chase ever against Australia in their turf. Never a total of 300 runs chased in previous 32 occasions set by the home side, Australia.

  1. 7 Individual hundreds that came in defeats in this series – 5 for India and 2 for Australia. This is the most tons to have come in defeats in any bilateral ODI series. It is the second most in any ODI tournament- after 9 centuries in defeat in the 2015 WC.

  1. There were 8 totals of 300+ in this series – the most in any 5-match bilateral ODI series. The 2013-14 series between the two teams in India had 9 such totals but in 6 matches.

  1. First time ever in a bilateral ODI series in Australia, 50 sixes have been hit.

  1. Rohit Sharma is the only batsman in the world to end up on the losing side after scoring 400+ runs in a 5-match ODI bilateral series. Man-of-the-series Rohit Sharma made 441 runs in this series and joined Hashim Amla to smash 400+ runs in bilateral series twice.

  1. The have been 11 century partnerships in the series- the most in a 5-match bilateral ODI series. The 2013-14 series between these two sides also had 11 such stands but in 6 matches.

  1. Manish Pandey became the quickest Indian batsman to bring up maiden ODI century. He did it in 3rd innings. Kedar Jadhav is second in the list in 4 innings while MS Dhoni and Manoj Prabhakar both took 5 innings.

  1. Rohit Sharma became the only Indian batsman to get out on 99 against Australia in ODIs. This is also the first 99 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.