Fourth one day – India vs Australia at Bengaluru on 28.09.17 – Australia won by 21 runs

The ongoing series is the first ever one day series in which rival teams have played 900 plus game. Prior to this game, India has played 925 one day games, while Australia has played 904 one day games

 

Bengaluru hosted the 25th one day game when India met Australia today at M Chinnaswamy Stadium. This game also provide the 20th game at Bengaluru involving India.

 

Australia won the toss and elected to bat in this game to provide the 48th occasion of Australia doing so against India in one day games. It also provides the 21st occasion of Australia doing so against India in India and also provides the fifth such occasion at Bengaluru. Australia has won one game, lost two games and one game has ended as a No Result game when Australia won the toss and elected to bat first against India at Bengaluru

 

MS Dhoni had played 46 one day games as a wicket keeper batsman against Australia prior to the start of this game. Today’s game will be the 47th game for MS Dhoni. He now shares the record for most appearances as a wicket keeper batsman against Australia with PJL Dujon of West Indies. PJL Dujon has played 47 one day games against Australia.

 

This game is the 100th one day game for DA Warner. He became the 28th Aussie batsman to play 100 ODIs.  This game is the 99th one day game for DA Warner as an opening batsman.

 

DA Warner-AJ Finch added 231 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 61st occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against India in one day games. It also provides the 18th such occasion for the first wicket.

 

DA Warner-AJ Finch added 231 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 22nd occasion batsmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games at Bengaluru. It also provides the eighth such occasion by Aussie batsmen at Bengaluru.

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 DA Warner, AJ Finch 1 231 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
2 BJ Haddin, SR Watson 1 183 2 Aus Can Bengaluru 16 Mar 2011
3 DR Martyn, RT Ponting 3 149* 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
4 MJ Clarke, BJ Haddin 5 144 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007
5 AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden 1 119 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
6 JP Faulkner, CJ McKay 9 115 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
7 MJ Clarke, MEK Hussey 5 114 1 Aus Ken Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011
8 MG Bevan, ML Hayden 3 110 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001

 

It also provides the seventh three figure partnership by Aussie batsmen against India at Bengaluru and the second such occasion for the first wicket.

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 DA Warner, AJ Finch 1 231 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
2 DR Martyn, RT Ponting 3 149* 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
3 MJ Clarke, BJ Haddin 5 144 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007
4 AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden 1 119 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
5 JP Faulkner, CJ McKay 9 115 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
6 MJ Clarke, MEK Hussey 5 114 1 Aus Ken Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011
7 MG Bevan, ML Hayden 3 110 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001

 

It represents the record partnership for the first wicket by Australian batsmen against India at Bengaluru. The previous best was the 119 runs partnership between AC Gilchrist and ML Hayden on 12 Nov 2003

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 DA Warner, AJ Finch 1 231 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
2 AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden 1 119 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003

 

It represents the record partnership for the any wicket by Australian batsmen against India at Bengaluru. The previous best was the 149 runs unfinished partnership between DR Martyn and RT Ponting on 12 Nov 2003

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 DA Warner, AJ Finch 1 231 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
2 DR Martyn, RT Ponting 3 149* 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003

 

This partnership represents the best partnership for the first wicket by Australian batsmen against India in one day games. The previous best was 212 runs partnership between GR Marsh and DC Boon at Jaipur on 07.09.86

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 DA Warner, AJ Finch 1 231 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
2 DC Boon, GR Marsh 1 212 1 Aus Ind Jaipur 07 Sep 1986

                               

This partnership provides  the fifth occasion of Australian batsmen posting 200 plus runs partnership against India in one day games. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GJ Bailey, SPD Smith 3 242 2 India Perth 12 Jan 2016
2 DR Martyn, RT Ponting 3 234* 1 India Johannesburg 23 Mar 2003
3 DA Warner, AJ Finch 1 231 1 India Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
4 ML Hayden, RT Ponting 2 219 1 India Visakhapatnam 03 Apr 2001
5 DC Boon, GR Marsh 1 212 1 India Jaipur 07 Sep 1986

 

DA Warner scored 124 in this game to provide the 39th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a century against India in one day games.  It also provides his second century against India in one day games. He had scored 122 runs at Sydney on 23.01.16. It also represents his 14th century in one day games.

 

AJ Finch scored 94 in this game to provide the 16th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a ninety against India.

 

No Player Runs 4s 6s Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GM Wood 98* 8 0 2 v India Melbourne 11 Jan 1981
2 AR Border 90* 6 1 2 v India Srinagar 09 Sep 1986
3 AR Border 91* 9 0 2 v India Rajkot 07 Oct 1986
4 DM Jones 90 6 2 1 v India Brisbane 01 Mar 1992
5 AC Gilchrist 92 7 2 1 v India Adelaide 26 Jan 2000
6 ML Hayden 99 7 1 2 v India Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
7 AC Gilchrist 95 14 1 2 v India Sydney 22 Jan 2004
8 ML Hayden 92 11 2 2 v India Chandigarh 08 Oct 2007
9 SR Watson 93 9 3 1 v India Hyd-RGS 05 Nov 2009
10 GJ Bailey 92* 8 5 1 v India Jaipur 16 Oct 2013
11 GJ Bailey 98 7 3 1 v India Ranchi 23 Oct 2013
12 GJ Maxwell 92 6 5 1 v India Ranchi 23 Oct 2013
13 AJ Finch 96 5 2 2 v India Melbourne 18 Jan 2015
14 GJ Maxwell 96 8 3 2 v India Melbourne 17 Jan 2016
15 DA Warner 93 12 1 1 v India Canberra 20 Jan 2016
16 AJ Finch 94 10 3 3 v India Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017

 

It also represent his second ninety against India – the first being his 96 at Melbourne on 18.01.15.  He became the sixth Australian batsman to score nineties on two occasions. The following table lists all such occasions

 

No Player Runs 4s 6s Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 AC Gilchrist 92 7 2 1 v India Adelaide 26 Jan 2000
2 AC Gilchrist 95 14 1 2 v India Sydney 22 Jan 2004
                 
1 AJ Finch 96 5 2 2 v India Melbourne 18 Jan 2015
2 AJ Finch 94 10 3 3 v India Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
                 
1 AR Border 90* 6 1 2 v India Srinagar 09 Sep 1986
2 AR Border 91* 9 0 2 v India Rajkot 07 Oct 1986
                 
1 GJ Bailey 92* 8 5 1 v India Jaipur 16 Oct 2013
2 GJ Bailey 98 7 3 1 v India Ranchi 23 Oct 2013
                 
1 GJ Maxwell 92 6 5 1 v India Ranchi 23 Oct 2013
2 GJ Maxwell 96 8 3 2 v India Melbourne 17 Jan 2016
                 
1 ML Hayden 99 7 1 2 v India Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
2 ML Hayden 92 11 2 2 v India Chandigarh 08 Oct 2007

 

AJ Finch {94} and DA Warner {124} scored ninety and century in this game to provide the 13th occasion of openers scoring ninety and century in one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Team Oppn Ground 100 90 Start Date Opener-1 Runs Opener-2 Runs
1 Aus NZl Melbourne 1 1 13.02.83 GM Wood 91 SB Smith 117
2 Ind Eng Cuttack 1 1 27.12.84 K Srikkanth 99 RJ Shastri 102
3 Eng NZl Manchester 1 1 18.07.86 GA Gooch 91 CWJ Athey 142
4 Aus Ind Adelaide 1 1 26.01.00 AC Gilchrist 92 ME Waugh 116
5 Aus Win Brisbane 1 1 14.01.01 AC Gilchrist 98 ME Waugh 112
6 NZl Zim Bulawayo 1 1 24.08.05 L Vincent 172 SP Fleming 93
7 RSA Zim Harare 1 1 25.08.07 GC Smith 96 HH Gibbs 111
8 Aus Ind Hyd-RGS 1 1 05.11.09 SR Watson 93 SE Marsh 112
9 Ind Aus Jaipur 1 1 16.10.13 RG Sharma 141 S Dhawan 95
10 Zim Afg Bulawayo 1 1 20.07.14 H Masakadza 93 S Raza 141
11 Ind Eng Birmingham 1 1 02.09.14 AM Rahane 107 S Dhawan 97*
12 Aus Ind Canberra 1 1 20.01.16 AJ Finch 107 DA Warner 94
13 Aus Ind Bengaluru 1 1 28.09.17 AJ Finch 94 DA Warner 124

 

AJ Finch {94} and DA Warner {124} scored ninety and century in this game to provide the sixth occasion of Australian openers scoring ninety and century in one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Team Oppn Ground 100 90 Start Date Opener-1 Runs Opener-2 Runs
1 Aus NZl Melbourne 1 1 13.02.83 GM Wood 91 SB Smith 117
2 Aus Ind Adelaide 1 1 26.01.00 AC Gilchrist 92 ME Waugh 116
3 Aus Win Brisbane 1 1 14.01.01 AC Gilchrist 98 ME Waugh 112
4 Aus Ind Hyd-RGS 1 1 05.11.09 SR Watson 93 SE Marsh 112
5 Aus Ind Canberra 1 1 20.01.16 AJ Finch 107 DA Warner 94
6 Aus Ind Bengaluru 1 1 28.09.17 AJ Finch 94 DA Warner 124

 

AJ Finch {94} and DA Warner {124} scored ninety and century in this game to provide the fourth occasion of Australian openers scoring ninety and century against India in one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Team Oppn Ground 100 90 Start Date Opener-1 Runs Opener-2 Runs
1 Aus Ind Adelaide 1 1 26.01.00 AC Gilchrist 92 ME Waugh 116
2 Aus Ind Hyd-RGS 1 1 05.11.09 SR Watson 93 SE Marsh 112
3 Aus Ind Canberra 1 1 20.01.16 AJ Finch 107 DA Warner 94
4 Aus Ind Bengaluru 1 1 28.09.17 AJ Finch 94 DA Warner 124

 

DA Warner scored 124 in his 100th one day game. He became the eighth batsman in the history of one day games to accomplish such a feat. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 CG Greenidge 102* West Indies v Pakistan Sharjah 18 Oct 1988
2 CL Cairns 115 New Zealand v India Christchurch 19 Jan 1999
3 Yousuf Youhana 129 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Sharjah 17 Apr 2002
4 KC Sangakkara 101 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (RPS) 27 Feb 2004
5 CH Gayle 132* West Indies v England Lord’s 06 Jul 2004
6 ME Trescothick 100* England v Bangladesh The Oval 16 Jun 2005
7 RR Sarwan 115* West Indies v India Basseterre 23 May 2006
8 DA Warner 124 Australia v India Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017

 

When UT Yadav captured the wicket of SPD Smith in this game, it was his 100th wicket in one day games. He became the 18th Indian bowler and 130th bowler overall to accomplish the feat.

 

UT Yadav returned with figures of 4 for 71 in this game to provide the 19th occasion of an Indian bowler capturing four or more wickets against Australia in one day games. It also provides the 14th occasion of Indian bowler capturing exact four wickets against Australia in one day games.

 

UT Yadav became the fifth Indian bowler to capture four or more wickets on two or more occasions. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 AB Agarkar 9.3 1 42 6 1 v Australia Melbourne 09 Jan 2004
2 AB Agarkar 10.0 0 46 4 1 v Australia Kanpur 07 Apr 1998
3 AB Agarkar 9.0 0 37 4 1 v Australia Mumbai 01 Nov 2003
                   
1 I Sharma 9.1 1 38 4 1 v Australia Melbourne 10 Feb 2008
2 I Sharma 10.0 0 77 4 1 v Australia Canberra 20 Jan 2016
                   
1 N Kapil Dev 12.0 2 43 5 1 v Australia Nottingham 13 Jun 1983
2 N Kapil Dev 9.0 0 30 4 1 v Australia Melbourne 31 Jan 1986
                   
1 SR Tendulkar 10.0 1 32 5 2 v Australia Kochi 01 Apr 1998
2 SR Tendulkar 9.1 0 38 4 2 v Australia Dhaka 28 Oct 1998
                   
1 UT Yadav 9.0 0 82 4 1 v Australia Sydney 26 Mar 2015
2 UT Yadav 10.0 0 71 4 1 v Australia Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017

 

UT Yadav returned with figures of 4 for 71 in this game to provide the 25th occasion of an Indian bowler conceding 70 plus runs against Australia in one day games. It also provides the fourth occasion of UT Yadav conceding 70 plus runs against Australia in one day games. UT Yadav now holds the record of conceding 70 plus runs  in an innings on most occasions against Australia. He went past R Vinay Kumar who had conceded 70 plus runs on three occasions to own this dubious record

 

No Overs M R W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 8.0 0 82 1 1 v Australia Sydney 23 Jan 2016
2 10.0 0 74 1 2 v Australia Brisbane 15 Jan 2016
3 9.0 0 72 4 1 v Australia Sydney 26 Mar 2015
4 10.0 0 71 4 1 v Australia Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017

 

Australia posted a total of 334 for 5 in this game to provide the 22nd occasion of Australia posting a total of 300 plus runs in an innings against India in one day games.  All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Australia 359/5 50.0 1 v India Sydney 08 Feb 2004
2 Australia 359/5 50.0 1 v India Jaipur 16 Oct 2013
3 Australia 359/2 50.0 1 v India Johannesburg 23 Mar 2003
4 Australia 350/6 50.0 1 v India Nagpur 30 Oct 2013
5 Australia 350/4 50.0 1 v India Hyd-RGS 05 Nov 2009
6 Australia 348/8 50.0 1 v India Canberra 20 Jan 2016
7 Australia 347/2 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
8 Australia 338/4 50.0 1 v India Visakhapatnam 03 Apr 2001
9 Australia 334/5 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
10 Australia 330/7 50.0 1 v India Sydney 23 Jan 2016
11 Australia 329/5 50.0 1 v India Adelaide 26 Jan 2000
12 Australia 328/7 50.0 1 v India Sydney 26 Mar 2015
13 Australia 326 45.1 2 v India Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
14 Australia 320/9 60.0 1 v India Nottingham 13 Jun 1983
15 Australia 317/8 50.0 1 v India Nagpur 14 Oct 2007
16 Australia 317/7 50.0 1 v India Sydney 24 Feb 2008
17 Australia 310/5 49.2 2 v India Perth 12 Jan 2016
18 Australia 309/3 49.0 2 v India Brisbane 15 Jan 2016
19 Australia 307/7 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007
20 Australia 306/6 50.0 1 v India Kochi 02 Oct 2007
21 Australia 304/8 50.0 1 v India Pune 13 Oct 2013
22 Australia 304/6 49.3 2 v India Mohali 19 Oct 2013

 

Australia posted a total of 334 for 5 in this game to provide the fourth occasion of Australia posting a total of 300 plus runs in an innings against India at Bengaluru in one day games.  All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Australia 347/2 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
2 Australia 334/5 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
3 Australia 326 45.1 2 v India Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
4 Australia 307/7 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007

 

RG Sharma’s second boundary six – off KW Richardson – gave him a total of 50 boundary sixes against Australia. He became the first batsman to score 50 plus boundary sixes against Australia. At the end of this game, he had scored 53 boundary sixes against Australia.

 

RG Sharma has scored 47 boundary sixes against Australia as an opening batsman prior to the start of this game and required three more boundary sixes for his 50 boundary sixes. He scored five boundary sixes in this  game and at the end of  this game he had scored 52 boundary sixes, He become the first opening batsman in the history of one day games to score 50 plus boundary sixes against Australia.

 

RG Sharma became the third batsman to score 50 plus boundary sixes against a specific opposition and his feat provides the fifth such occasion in the  history of one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Team Oppn Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 Shahid Afridi Pak Srl 72 64 7 1248 109 21.89 2 6 5 97 63
2 ST Jayasuriya Srl Pak 82 79 2 2517 134* 32.68 3 18 7 263 53
3 RG Sharma Ind Aus 27 27 4 1468 209 63.82 5 5 1 117 53
4 Shahid Afridi Pak Ind 67 64 4 1524 109 25.40 2 4 6 158 51
5 Shahid Afridi Pak NZl 38 35 2 1078 108* 32.66 1 9 1 103 50

 

RG Sharma became the second opening batsman to score 50 plus boundary sixes against a specific opposition after ST Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka. ST Jayasuriya has scored 51 boundary sixes against Pakistan. The following table lists the performance of these two opening batsmen.

 

Player Team Oppn Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
RG Sharma Ind Aus 17 17 3 1275 209 91.07 5 4 0 101 52
ST Jayasuriya Srl Pak 70 69 2 2334 134* 34.83 3 16 5 249 51

 

RG Sharma owns the record for scoring most boundary sixes against a specific opposition. He has  scored 52 boundary sixes against Australia.  Previous record was held by ST Jayasuriya  who had scored 51 boundary sixes against Pakistan.

 

RG Sharma has scored 141 boundary sixes in his one day career and occupies the fifth place in the list of Indian batsmen who have scored most boundary sixes in their one day career. V Sehwag has also scored 136 boundary sixes. Other Indian batsmen to score more boundary sixes than RG Sharma  are – MS Dhoni {206}, SR Tendulkar {195}, SC Ganguly {190} and Yuvraj Singh {155}

 

RG Sharma has scored 57 boundary sixes in his one day career on home soil and is one of the four Indian batsman who have scored 60 plus boundary sixes scored in their one day career on home soil. Other Indian batsmen to score 60 plus boundary sixes on home soil are – MS Dhoni {110}, SR Tendulkar {71}, and Yuvraj Singh {63}

 

RG Sharma’s boundary sixes aggregate while opening the innings read 118 at the end of this game. He now occupies the third place in the list of Indian opening batsmen who have scored most boundary sixes.  The other two are – SR Tendulkar {167} and SC Ganguly {139}. RG Sharma went past V Sehwag who has scored 117 boundary sixes on way to  his  third place.

 

AM Rahane-RG Sharma added 106 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 57th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against Australia in one day games.  It also provides the 13th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 178 2 v Australia Nagpur 30 Oct 2013
2 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 176 2 v Australia Jaipur 16 Oct 2013
3 SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar 1 175 2 v Australia Kanpur 07 Apr 1998
4 SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar 1 140 2 v Australia Nagpur 14 Oct 2007
5 AM Rahane, RG Sharma 1 139 2 v Australia Indore 24 Sep 2017
6 RJ Shastri, K Srikkanth 1 124 2 v Australia Melbourne 03 Mar 1985
7 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 123 2 v Australia Sydney 23 Jan 2016
8 R Lamba, K Srikkanth 1 115 2 v Australia Bengaluru 27 Oct 1989
9 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 112 1 v Australia Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
10 AM Rahane, RG Sharma 1 106 1 v Australia Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
11 RMH Binny, RJ Shastri 1 104 1 v Australia Ahmedabad 05 Oct 1984
12 V Sehwag, SR Tendulkar 1 103 2 v Australia Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
13 V Sehwag, SR Tendulkar 1 103 2 v Australia Melbourne 09 Jan 2004

 

It also provides the fourth occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in one day games at Bengaluru.  All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 R Lamba, K Srikkanth 1 115 2 v Australia Bengaluru 27 Oct 1989
2 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 112 1 v Australia Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
3 AM Rahane, RG Sharma 1 106 1 v Australia Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
4 V Sehwag, SR Tendulkar 1 103 2 v Australia Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003

 

It also provides the sixth occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for various wickets against Australia in one day games at Bengaluru.  All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MS Dhoni, RG Sharma 5 167 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
2 R Lamba, K Srikkanth 1 115 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 27 Oct 1989
3 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 112 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
4 AM Rahane, RG Sharma 1 106 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
5 V Sehwag, SR Tendulkar 1 103 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
6 R Dravid, V Sehwag 5 100 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001

 

DA Warner-AJ Finch added 231 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the record partnership for any wicket in India-Australia one day series at Bengaluru. The previous best was the 167 runs partnership by Indian batsmen MS Dhoni and RG Sharma for the fifth wicket on 02 Nov 2013

 

AM Rahane {53} and RG Sharma {65} scored half centuries in this game to provide the sixth occasion of both the Indian opening batsmen scoring half centuries in an innings against Australia. It also provides the second such occasion at Bengaluru. The first such occasion was witnessed when K Srikkanth {58} and R Lamba {57} scored half centuries on 27 Oct 1989.

 

RG Sharma was dismissed run out for 65 in this game to provide the fifth occasion of an Indian opening batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty against Australia in a one day game. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 SM Gavaskar 52 1 v Australia Srinagar 09 Sep 1986
2 V Sehwag 82 2 v Australia Johannesburg 23 Mar 2003
3 SR Tendulkar 79 1 v Australia Chandigarh 08 Oct 2007
4 AM Rahane 55 1 v Australia Kolkata 21 Sep 2017
5 RG Sharma 65 2 v Australia Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017

 

AJ Finch {94} and DA Warner {124} scored fifties for Australia and AM Rahane {53} and RG Sharma {65} scored fifties for India in this game to provide the very first occasion of both the openers from both sides scoring fifties in India-Australia one day series.

 

HH Pandya scored three boundary sixes in this game which fetched him 28 boundary sixes in 2017. He now owns the record for most boundary sixes in 2017. He went past EJG Morgan of England who had scored 26 boundary sixes  in 2017

 

There was a slight drizzle as a result of which the play was halted for 17 minutes [8.40 PM to 8.57 PM}. Overs were not reset.

 

Australia posted a team total of 334 for 4 in this game  to provide the 96th occasion of Australia posting a total of 300 plus runs  in an innings in one day games. India posted a team total of 313 for 8 in thiw game to provide the 97th occasion of India posting a total of 300 plus runs in one day games. India and Australia are the two teams to post 300 plus runs in an innings on 90 plus occasions in the history of one day internationals.

 

India scored 313 for 8 in this game and yet lost the game to provide the 113th occasion of a team losing a one day game after posting 300 plus runs in the history of one day games. It also provides the 20th occasion of India losing a one day game after posting 300 plus runs. It also provides India’s sixth loss against Australia after posting 300 plus runs in an innings.

 

India scored 313 for 8 in this game and yet lost the game to provide the 42nd occasion of a team losing a one day game after posting 300 plus runs while batting second in the history of one day games. It also provides the ninth occasion of India losing a one day game after posting 300 plus runs in the second innings. It also provides India’s second loss against Australia after posting 300 plus runs in an innings.

 

Australia posted a team total of 334 for 4 and India scored 313 for 8 in this game to provide the 109th occasion of both teams posting  a total of  300 plus runs in the same match.

 

V Kohli’s run aggregate while batting second read 5417 at the end of this game. He stands fifth in the list of batsmen who have scored most runs while batting second. Others are – SR Tendulkar {8720], ST Jayasuriya {5742}, JH Kallis {5575} and BC Lara {5425}

 

UT Yadav’s 4 for 71 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the eighth occasion of an Indian bowler’s four wicket haul going in vain against Australia in  one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 N Kapil Dev 12.0 2 43 5 1 v Australia Nottingham 13 Jun 1983
2 J Srinath 10.0 2 30 4 2 v Australia Sydney 14 Jan 2000
3 AB Agarkar 9.0 0 37 4 1 v Australia Mumbai 01 Nov 2003
4 AB Agarkar 9.3 1 42 6 1 v Australia Melbourne 09 Jan 2004
5 IK Pathan 10.0 1 41 4 1 v Australia Adelaide 17 Feb 2008
6 UT Yadav 9.0 0 72 4 1 v Australia Sydney 26 Mar 2015
7 I Sharma 10.0 0 77 4 1 v Australia Canberra 20 Jan 2016
8 UT Yadav 10.0 0 71 4 1 v Australia Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017

 

UT Yadav and AB Agarkar are the two Indian bowlers to witness their two four wicket hauls in vain against Australia. The performance of these two bowlers are listed below

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 AB Agarkar 9.0 0 37 4 1 v Australia Mumbai 01 Nov 2003
2 AB Agarkar 9.3 1 42 6 1 v Australia Melbourne 09 Jan 2004
                   
1 UT Yadav 9.0 0 72 4 1 v Australia Sydney 26 Mar 2015
2 UT Yadav 10.0 0 71 4 1 v Australia Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017

 

India’s bid to register its first streak of ten consecutive wins was  thwarted by Australia as they won this game by 21 runs. India’s nine consecutive wins are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India Won 008 wkts 79 v West Indies Kingston 06 Jul 2017
2 India Won 009 wkts 127 v Sri Lanka Dambulla 20 Aug 2017
3 India Won 003 wkts 16 v Sri Lanka Pallekele 24 Aug 2017
4 India Won 006 wkts 29 v Sri Lanka Pallekele 27 Aug 2017
5 India Won 168 runs   v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 31 Aug 2017
6 India Won 006 wkts 21 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 03 Sep 2017
7 India Won 026 runs   v Australia Chennai 17 Sep 2017
8 India Won 050 runs   v Australia Kolkata 21 Sep 2017
9 India won 005 wkts 13 v Australia Indore 24 Sep 2017

 

Approaching milestones ahead of the fourth one day game between India and Australia at Bengaluru

The ongoing series is the first ever one day series in which rival teams have played 900 plus game. Prior to this game, India has played 925 one day games, while Australia has played 904 one day games

 

Bengaluru will be hosting the 25th one day game when India meets Australia tomorrow at M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

 

MS Dhoni requires one more dismissal to own the record for most dismissals against Australia. Prior to the start of this game, both MS Dhoni  and MV Boucher share  the record with 54 dismissals each.

 

MS Dhoni has played 46 one day games as a wicket keeper batsman against Australia. Today’s game will be the 47th game for MS Dhoni. He would share the record for most appearances as a wicket keeper batsman against Australia with PJL Dujon of West Indies. PJL Dujon has played 47 one day games against Australia.

 

MS Dhoni has pouched 39 catches behind the wicket against Australia prior to the start of this game. One more catch would fetch him 40 catches. He would then become the third wicket keeper to pouch 40 plus catches  against Australia. Others are – MV Boucher {49} and PJL Dujon {41}

 

MS Dhoni has pouched 39 catches behind the wicket against Australia prior to the start of this game. Two more catch would fetch him 41 catches. He would then share the second place jointly with PJL Dujon amongst the wicket keeper who have pouched most catches against Australia. The first place is occupied by MV Boucher who has held 49 catches to his credit

 

RG Sharma has scored 48 boundary sixes against Australia prior to the start of this game and requires two more boundary sixes for his 50 boundary sixes. If he scores them, then he would become the first batsman in the history of one day games to score 50 plus boundary sixes against Australia.

 

RG Sharma has scored 47 boundary sixes against Australia as an opening batsman prior to the start of this game and requires three more boundary sixes for his 50 boundary sixes. If he scores them, then he would become the first opening batsman in the history of one day games to score 50 plus boundary sixes against Australia.

 

Kuldeep Yadav has captured seven wickets in this series. He needs three more wickets for his ten wickets in this series. If he gets them, then he would become the first Indian bowler to captured ten wickets in a home series against Australia.

 

Kuldeep Yadav has captured seven wickets in this series. He needs three more wickets for his ten wickets in this series. If he gets them, then he would become the first Indian bowler to captured ten wickets in a bilateral series against Australia.

 

Kuldeep Yadav has captured seven wickets in this series. He needs three more wickets for his ten wickets in this series. If he gets them, then he would become the third Indian bowler to captured ten wickets in against Australia. Others are – C Sharma {10} in Benson & Hedges World Series Cup involving Australia, India and New Zealand  in Australia  in 1985-86 and IK Pathan {10} in VB series involving Australia, India  and Zimbabwe in Australia  in 2003-04.

 

RG Sharma has scored 136 boundary sixes in his one day career and shares the fifth place with V Sehwag for most boundary sixes scored by Indian batsmen in their one day career. V Sehwag has also scored 136 boundary sixes. Other Indian batsmen to score more boundary sixes them RG Sharma  and V Sehwag are – MS Dhoni {212}, SR Tendulkar {195}, SC Ganguly {190} and Yuvraj Singh {155}

 

RG Sharma has scored 57 boundary sixes in his one day career on home soil and shares the fourth place with SC Ganguly for most boundary sixes scored by Indian batsmen in their one day career on home soil. SC Ganguly has also scored 57 boundary sixes at home. Other Indian batsmen to score more boundary sixes them RG Sharma and SC Ganguly on home soil are – MS Dhoni {109}, SR Tendulkar {71}, and Yuvraj Singh {63}

 

If India wins the Bengaluru game, it will be its first ten wins in a row. Prior to this it has won nine games.  India would be winning its first ten consecutive wins in its one day history

 

 

 

Fourth one day game between India and Australia at Bengaluru on 28.09.17

Tomorrow’s game between India and Australia  is  likely to be rain  interrupted.  Cricketing Public are aware that KSCA is the only Cricket Association in the world to install the  state  of  the art  Sub Air System.  www,hrgcricstats.com had published an article on this subject with photographs in Jan 2017. Request to click on  this url to peruse the article

http://hrgcricstats.com/2017/01/write-up-of-press-briefing-sub-air-system/

 

India win the Indore One day to go up Three-Nil in five match one day series against Australia

Third one day India Vs Australia at Indore on 24 Sep 2017 – India won by six wickets

 

AJ Finch scored 124  in this game to provide  the 38th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a century against India  in one day games. This has the following accreditations

 

It represents the 21st century by an Australian batsman against India in India. It represents the eleventh occasion of an Australian opening batsman scoring a century against India in India. It represents the 20th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a century against India in one day games. It represents AJ Finch’s second century against India – the first being his 107 at Canberra on 20 Jan 2016.

 

AJ Finch became the ninth Australian batsman to score two or more centuries against India. Others are – RT Ponting {06}, ML Hayden [03}, GR Marsh {03}, ME Waugh {03}, GJ Bailey {02}, DC Boon {02}, MJ Clarke {02}, and SPD Smith {02}

 

AJ Finch and SPD Smith added 154 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 60th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against India in one day games. It also provides the   16th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket against India in one day games.

 

AJ Finch and SPD Smith added 154 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 26th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against India in India in one day games. It also provides the fourth occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket against India in India in one day games.

 

AJ Finch and SPD Smith added 154 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 135th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against various oppositions on away soil in one day games. It also provides the 29th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket against various oppositions on away soil in one day games.

 

AJ Finch and SPD Smith added 154 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 367th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against various oppositions in one day games. It also provides the 91st occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket against various oppositions in one day games.

 

AJ Finch and SPD Smith added 154 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 13th occasion of Australian batsmen posting 150 plus runs partnership against India in one day games. It also provides the fourth occasion of Australian batsmen posting 150 plus runs partnership for the second wicket against India in one day games.

 

AJ Finch and SPD Smith added 154 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the fifth occasion of Australian batsmen posting 150 plus runs partnership against India in India in one day games. It also provides the second occasion of Australian batsmen posting 150 plus runs partnership for the second wicket against India in India in one day games.

 

SPD Smith scored 63 in this game to provide the 34th occasion of an Australian captain scoring a fifty against India  in one day games. It also provides the 21st occasion of an Australian captain scoring a fifty against India in India in one day games.

 

AM Rahane {70} and RG Sharma {71} scored fifties in this game to provide the ninth occasion of both the Indian openers scoring fifties against Australia  in one day games. It also provides the fifth occasion of both the Indian opners scoring half centuries against Australia in one day games.

 

AM Rahane and RG Sharma added 139 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide  the 56th occasion of Indian batmen posting a three figure partnership against Australia in one day games. It also provides the 12th occasion of Indian batmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket against Australia in one day games.

 

AM Rahane and RG Sharma added 139 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide  the 28th occasion of Indian batmen posting a three figure partnership against Australia in India in one day games. It also provides the ninth occasion of Indian batmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket against Australia in India in one day games.

 

V Kohli’s run aggregate on home soil at the end of this game read 3507. He became the third Indian batsman to total 3500 plus runs on home soil. Others are – SR Tendulkar {6976} and MS Dhoni {4063}. V Kohli became the 17th batsman in the annals of one day games to score 3500 plus runs

 

MS Dhoni became the first wicket keeper in the history of one day game to effect 100 stumping dismissals representing a country – that is India.  His achieved the milestone when he stumped G Maxwell off the bowling of YS Chahal for 5 in this game.

 

At the end of this game, MS Dhoni has effected 25 dismissals against Australia at home. He became the second wicket keeper in the history of one day games to effect 25 plus dismissals against Australia at home. MV Boucher of South Africa is the other wicket keeper with 37 dismissals to his credit

 

MS Dhoni’s lone dismissal in this game gave him 54 dismissals against Australia. He now jointly shares the record with MV Boucher of South Africa for most dismissals against Australia in one day games. MV Boucher also has effected 54 dismissals against Australia.

 

MS Dhoni has effected 11 stumping dismissals against Australia at home. He now holds the record for most stumping dismissals against Australia at home. He went past RS Kaluwitharana who had effected ten stumping dismissals against Australia at home.

 

RG Sharma has scored 48 boundary sixes against Australia at the end of this game and requires two more boundary sixes for his 50 boundary sixes. If  he scores them,  then he would become the first  batsman in the history of one day games to score 50 plus boundary sixes against Australia.

 

AJ Finch’s 124 in this game provide the 208th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a century in one day games.  India {254} and Australia {208} are the only two teams to score centuries on 200 plus occasions in the history of one day games.

 

AJ Finch and SPD Smith added 154 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 91st occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games. Australia now shares the most partnerships for the second wicket jointly with India. India has also posted 91 three figure partnerships for the second wicket in one day games.

 

AM Rahane and RG Sharma added 139 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide  the 95th  occasion of Indian batmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games. India is the only team in the history of one day games to post 90 plus three figure partnerships for the first wicket.

 

AM Rahane and RG Sharma added 139 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide  the 288th occasion of Indian batmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games when India has won. India owns the record in this category of statistics. Australia  is close behind with 285 such three figure partnerships. India  and Australia are the  only two teams in the history of one day games to post 250 plus three figure partnerships in their team’s win.

 

AJ Finch and SPD Smith added 154 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 75th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games when Australia lost the game. India has 107 three figure partnerships when it lost a one day game. India and Australia are the only two teams to post 75 plus three figure partnership when their teams has  lost the one  day games.

 

AJ Finch’s 124 in this game was in a losing cause and represent his third century in a losing cause.  All his centuries are tabulated below. He became the fourth Australian batsman to witness three or more centuries going in vain. Others are – RT Ponting {05},  DA Warner {04} and ME Waugh {03}

 

No Runs Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 108 2 2 v England Perth 24 Jan 2014
2 102 1 1 v South Africa Harare 27 Aug 2014
3 124 2 1 v India Indore 24 Sep 2017

 

AJ Finch’s 124 was  in a losing cause in this  game to  provide the 12th occasion  of an Australian batsman’s century going in vain against India in one  day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GR Marsh 104 1 v India Jaipur 07 Sep 1986
2 DC Boon 111 1 v India Jaipur 07 Sep 1986
3 MA Taylor 105 1 v India Bengaluru 21 Oct 1996
4 ML Hayden 109 2 v India Brisbane 18 Jan 2004
5 MJ Clarke 111* 1 v India Visakhapatnam 20 Oct 2010
6 RT Ponting 104 1 v India Ahmedabad 24 Mar 2011
7 SR Watson 102 1 v India Nagpur 30 Oct 2013
8 GJ Bailey 156 1 v India Nagpur 30 Oct 2013
9 JP Faulkner 116 2 v India Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
10 DA Warner 122 1 v India Sydney 23 Jan 2016
11 MR Marsh 102* 1 v India Sydney 23 Jan 2016
12 AJ Finch 124 1 v India Indore 24 Sep 2017

 

AJ Finch’s 124 was  in a losing cause in this  game to  provide the ninth occasion  of an Australian batsman’s century going in vain against India in India in one  day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GR Marsh 104 1 v India Jaipur 07 Sep 1986
2 DC Boon 111 1 v India Jaipur 07 Sep 1986
3 MA Taylor 105 1 v India Bengaluru 21 Oct 1996
4 MJ Clarke 111* 1 v India Visakhapatnam 20 Oct 2010
5 RT Ponting 104 1 v India Ahmedabad 24 Mar 2011
6 SR Watson 102 1 v India Nagpur 30 Oct 2013
7 GJ Bailey 156 1 v India Nagpur 30 Oct 2013
8 JP Faulkner 116 2 v India Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
9 AJ Finch 124 1 v India Indore 24 Sep 2017

 

Australia lost its 24th match against India in India and 44th overall. The head to head summary read thus

 

Overall Played 121    Won 71   Lost 44   Tied 00 NR   06
Away Played 052 Won 25 Lost 24 Tied 00 NR 03

 

Finals  of KPL 2017 – Belgavi Panthers are the new champions – beat Bijapur Bulls by six wickets

Finals – Belgavi Panthers Vs Bijapur Bulls at Hubballi on 23 Sep 17 – Belgavi Panthers won by six wickets

 

B Chipli was dismissed  run out without facing a delivery in this game to provide  the fifth occasion of a batsman dismissed run out without facing a delivery in KPL. All such occasions are tabulated below. B Chipli became the first captain to be dismissed run out without facing a delivery in KPL.

 

No Pos   Batsmen MoD Runs BF Team Oppositon Venue Date
1 03   S Manager R out 00 00 Maharajaas Bulls Bangalore 10.09.09
2 08   C Raghu R out 00 00 Maharajaas Brigadiers Bangalore 21.09.10
3 10   NC Aiyappa R out 00 00 Belagavi Mangalore Mysuru 02.09.14
4 05   S Gopal R out 00 00 Shivamogga Belagavi` Mysuru 12.09.15
5 02 * B Chipli R out 00 00 Bulls Belagavi Hubballi 23.09.17

 

B Chipli’s run out dismissal in this game provides the 22nd occasion of a captain dismissed run out in KPL. B Chipli earned the dubious distinction of becoming the first captain to be dismissed without scoring in KPL.

 

B Chipli  collected his  sixth  duck  in KPL when he was dismissed without scoring in this game  and shares  the record for most ducks in KPL with R Gowda of Rockstars. R Gowda has also scored  six  ducks in KPL.

 

BR Sharath effected three dismissals  in this game to  provide  the 21st occasion of a wicket keeper effecting three or more  dismissals in KPl. He also effected two stumpings in this game to  provide the eighth  occasion of a wicket keeper effecting two or  more stumping dismissals in KPL. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player St Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 BMV Uthappa 3 2 Panthers v Mangalore Bengaluru 14 Sep 2009
2 RK Sabharwal 3 2 Mangalore v Bulls Bengaluru 19 Sep 2010
3 RK Sabharwal 2 2 Mangalore v Diamonds Bengaluru 29 Sep 2010
4 CM Gautam 2 1 Mysuru-W v Bellary Hubballi 07 Sep 2015
5 RK Sabharwal 2 1 Mangalore v Bellary Mysore 12 Sep 2015
6 GS Chiranjeevi 2 1 Bellary v Mangalore Hubballi 24 Sep 2016
7 KN Bharath 2 1 Hubli-T v Mangalore Hubballi 25 Sep 2016
8 BR Sharath 2 1 Panthers v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2017

 

Mohammad Taha  scored two boundary sixes in this game which fetched him an aggregate of  51 boundary sixes  in KPL. He became the second batsman to score fifty plus boundary sixes in KPL. MA Agarwal is the other batsmen to score 50 plus boundary sixes. He has scored  hg55 boundary sixes in KPL

 

Mohammad Taha’s run aggregate at the end of this game read 919. He became the sixth batsman in KPL to total 900 plus runs. Others are – MA Agarwal {1419}, R Jonthan {967}, B Chipli {959}, Amit Verma {924} and KB Pawan {922}

 

S Hoover scored 81 in this game which represents the highest individual score by a batsman in any finals of KPL. The previous best was 70 by M Nidesh of Belagavi Panthers against  Mysore Warriors at Hubballi on 12.09.14 in the finals  of 2014-15 edition.

 

S Hoover registered his third fifty in KPL – all in this edition. His other two fifties are – 67 Vs Hubli Tigers at Hubballi on 20.09.17 and 62 Vs Bellary Tuskers at Mysore on 12.09.17.  Thus his 81 in this game represent  his highest individual score

 

S Hoover’s 81 in this game  provides the fourth occasion of a batsman scoring 80 plus runs in KPL2017. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MA Agarwal 92* Hubli Tigers v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2 STR Binny 87 Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
3 Mohd Taha 83 Bulls v Hubli-T Mysore 10 Sep 2017
4 S Hoover 81 Panthers v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2017

 

STR Binny’s run aggregate at the end of this game read 805. He became the 12th  batsman to total 800 plus runs. The batsmen who have accomplished this feat are listed below

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 MA Agarwal 41 41 06 1419 119* 40.54 3 6 0 134 55
2 R Jonathan 45 42 09 967 77 29.30 0 6 3 74 37
3 B Chipli 45 43 01 959 89 22.83 0 8 6 89 41
4 Amit Verma 47 42 05 924 73* 24.97 0 2 0 84 28
5 KB Pawan 42 41 03 922 73 24.26 0 6 1 94 21
6 Mohd Taha 32 31 01 919 93 30.63 0 7 0 94 51
7 R Vinay Kumar 43 38 05 892 70 27.03 0 5 0 72 21
8 M Nidesh 46 41 10 850 70 27.41 0 4 2 50 36
9 KK Nair 33 30 04 829 100* 31.88 1 4 1 89 15
10 RR Bhatkal 44 40 08 826 83* 25.81 0 2 2 88 17
11 R Samarth 27 25 06 808 87* 42.52 0 7 3 87 14
12 STR Binny 36 34 10 805 87 33.54 0 4 1 63 30

 

Belagavi Panthers won this  game to  become  the Winners of KPL for the first  occasion. They were the finalists in 2009 and 2014.  They had lost  to Bangalore Rural Provident in 2009 and to Mysore Warriors in 2014. The following table details the winner and the runner in each of the six editions of Karnataka Premier League. It is interesting to note that in each edition, a different team had lifted the KPL Trophy.

 

WINNERS  AND RUNNERS  IN EACH OF THE EDITIONS
No Edition Winners Runners Venue Date
1 2009 Bangalore Rural Provident Belgavi Panthers Bangalore 23.09.09
2 2010 Mangalore United Bangalore Rural Providence Bangalore 29.09.10
3 2014 Mysore Warriors Belgavi Panthers Hubli 17.09.14
4 2015 Bijapur Bulls Hubli Tigers Mysore 20.09.15
5 2016 Bellary Tuskers Hubli Tigers Hubballi 02.10.16
6 2017 Belagavi Panthers Bijapur Bulls Hubballi 23.09.17

 

One day games at Bengaluru

The ensuing game between India and Australia to be played at Bengaluru on 28.09.17 will be the 25th one day game to be played at Bengaluru. All these games are tabulated below in its chronological order.

No Winner Result Margin BR Match Start Date
1 India won 006 wkts 64 India v Sri Lanka 26 Sep 1982
2 England won 003 wkts 6 India v England 20 Jan 1985
3 India won 016 runs   India v New Zealand 14 Oct 1987
4 India won 003 wkts 17 India v Australia 27 Oct 1989
5 England won 048 runs   India v England 26 Feb 1993
6   NR   South Africa v Zimbabwe 10 Nov 1993
7 India won 039 runs   India v Pakistan 09 Mar 1996
8 India won 002 wkts 7 India v Australia 21 Oct 1996
9 India won 008 wkts 45 India v New Zealand 14 May 1997
10 India won 004 wkts 18 India v Kenya 20 May 1998
11 Pakistan won 123 runs   India v Pakistan 04 Apr 1999
12 India won 060 runs   India v Australia 25 Mar 2001
13 Australia won 061 runs   India v Australia 12 Nov 2003
14 India won 006 wkts 86 India v South Africa 19 Nov 2005
15 Asia XI won 034 runs   Africa XI v Asia XI 06 Jun 2007
16   NR     India v Australia 29 Sep 2007
17 India won 019 runs   India v England 23 Nov 2008
18 India won 005 wkts 7 India v New Zealand 07 Dec 2010
19   Tied     India v England 27 Feb 2011
20 Ireland won 003 wkts 5 England v Ireland 02 Mar 2011
21 India won 005 wkts 24 India v Ireland 06 Mar 2011
22 Australia won 060 runs   Australia v Kenya 13 Mar 2011
23 Australia won 007 wkts 91 Australia v Canada 16 Mar 2011
24 India won 057 runs   India v Australia 02 Nov 2013

It will also be the 20th game involving India. The five games not involving India played at Bengaluru are detailed below

No Winner Result Margin BR Match Start Date
1   NR     South Africa v Zimbabwe 10 Nov 1993
2 Asia XI won 034 runs   Africa XI v Asia XI 06 Jun 2007
3 Australia won 007 wkts 91 Australia v Canada 16 Mar 2011
4 Australia won 060 runs   Australia v Kenya 13 Mar 2011
5 Ireland won 003 wkts 5 England v Ireland 02 Mar 2011

India and Australia have  met on six occasions earlier at Bengaluru. The 28 Sep 17 game would be the seventh game between India and Australia to be played at Bengaluru. India has won four games, lost one game and one game has ended  in a No Result game

No Winner Result Margin BR Match Start Date
1 India won 003 wkts 17 India v Australia 27 Oct 1989
2 India won 002 wkts 7 India v Australia 21 Oct 1996
3 India won 060 runs   India v Australia 25 Mar 2001
4 Australia won 061 runs   India v Australia 12 Nov 2003
5   NR     India v Australia 29 Sep 2007
6 India won 057 runs   India v Australia 02 Nov 2013

Out of the 19 games that India has played at Bengaluru, India has won  13 games, lost four games, one game was tied and one has ended in No result

Of the 24 games that has been played at Bengauru, India has won 13 games. Asia Eleven has won one game, Australia has won three games, England has won two games, Ireland has won one game, Pakistan has won one game,  one game was tied and two game have  ended in No result

HIGHEST TOTALS

There are 14 occasions of a team scoring a team total in excess of 300 plus runs in a one day game at Bengaluru. India’s 383 for 6 against Austrlia on 02.11.13 is the highest total at this venue. This also represents India’s highest total at the venue, while Australia’s 347 for 2 against India on 12.11.03 represent the highest total by a visiting team at Bengaluru

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India 383/6 50.0 1 v Australia Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
2 Australia 347/2 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
3 India 338 49.5 1 v England Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
4 England 338/8 50.0 2 v India Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
5 Ireland 329/7 49.1 2 v England Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
6 England 327/8 50.0 1 v Ireland Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
7 Australia 326 45.1 2 v India Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
8 Australia 324/6 50.0 1 v Kenya Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011
9 India 321/5 48.5 2 v New Zealand Bengaluru 07 Dec 2010
10 Asia XI 317/9 50.0 1 v Africa XI Bengaluru 06 Jun 2007
11 India 315 49.5 1 v Australia Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
12 New Zealand 315/7 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 07 Dec 2010
14 Australia 307/7 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007

India and Australia have scored 300 plus runs in one day games played at Bengaluru on four occasions as detailed below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Australia 347/2 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
2 Australia 326 45.1 2 v India Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
3 Australia 324/6 50.0 1 v Kenya Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011
4 Australia 307/7 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007
               
1 India 383/6 50.0 1 v Australia Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
2 India 338 49.5 1 v England Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
3 India 321/5 48.5 2 v New Zealand Bengaluru 07 Dec 2010
4 India 315 49.5 1 v Australia Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001

India has posted a total of 300 plus runs against Australia on two occasions, while Australia has posted a team total of 300 plus runs against India on three occasions. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India 383/6 50.0 1 v Australia Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
2 India 315 49.5 1 v Australia Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
               
1 Australia 347/2 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
2 Australia 326 45.1 2 v India Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
3 Australia 307/7 50.0 1 v India Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007

CENTURIONS AT BENGALURU

As many as 13 centuries have been scored at Bengaluru in one day games. Of these, four centuries have been scored by Indian batsmen and nine by visiting batsmen against India and two centuries in the games not involving India. The centuries are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 RL Dias 121 1 Srl Ind Bengaluru 26 Sep 1982
2 MA Taylor 105 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 21 Oct 1996
3 SR Tendulkar 117 2 Ind NZl Bengaluru 14 May 1997
4 AC Gilchrist 111 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
5 RT Ponting 108* 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
6 SM Pollock 130 2 Afr Asia Bengaluru 06 Jun 2007
7 MJ Clarke 130 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007
8 YK Pathan 123* 2 Ind NZl Bengaluru 07 Dec 2010
9 SR Tendulkar 120 1 Ind Eng Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
10 AJ Strauss 158 2 Eng Ind Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
11 KJ O’Brien 113 2 Ire Eng Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
12 RG Sharma 209 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
13 JP Faulkner 116 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013

RG Sharma’s 209 against Australia on 02.11.13 is the highest individual score by an Indian batsman at Bengaluru while England’s AG Strauss’ 158 against India on 27.02.11 is the highest individual score by a visiting batsmen

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date Batsmen
1 RG Sharma 209 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013 India
2 AJ Strauss 158 2 Eng Ind Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011 Visiting

FOUR OR MORE WICKETS BY BOWLERS AT BENGALURU

The following table lists the bowlers who have captured four or more wickets in a one day game at Bengaluru. There are seven such occasions

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 J Srinath 09.0 1 41 5 1 Ind Eng Bengaluru 26 Feb 1993
2 PW Jarvis 08.4 1 35 5 2 Eng Ind Bengaluru 26 Feb 1993
3 Azhar Mahmood 10.0 1 38 5 2 Pak Ind Bengaluru 04 Apr 1999
4 TT Bresnan 10.0 1 48 5 1 Eng Ind Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
5 JF Mooney 09.0 0 63 4 1 Ire Eng Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
6 Yuvraj Singh 10.0 0 31 5 1 Ind Ire Bengaluru 06 Mar 2011
7 B Lee 08.4 0 46 4 1 Aus Can Bengaluru 16 Mar 2011

Yuvraj Singh’s 5-31 against Ireland on 06.03.11 represent the best bowling effort by an Indian bowler at Bengaluru while England’s PW Jarvis’ 5-35 against India on 26.02.93 represent the best bowing effort by a visiting bowler at Bengaluru

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date Bowler
1 Yuvraj Singh 10.0 0 31 5 1 Ind Ire Bengaluru 06 Mar 2011 Indian
2 PW Jarvis 08.4 1 35 5 2 Eng Ind Bengaluru 26 Feb 1993 Visiting

THREE FIGURE PARTNERSHIPS AT BENGALURU

Bengaluru has witnessed 22 three figure partnerships. All such partnerships are tabulated below

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 BJ Haddin, SR Watson 1 183 2 Aus Can Bengaluru 16 Mar 2011
2 IR Bell, AJ Strauss 3 170 2 Eng Ind Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
3 SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar 1 169 2 Ind NZl Bengaluru 14 May 1997
4 IR Bell, IJL Trott 3 167 1 Eng Ire Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
5 MS Dhoni, RG Sharma 5 167 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
6 AR Cusack, KJ O’Brien 6 162 2 Ire Eng Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
7 DR Martyn, RT Ponting 3 149* 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
8 MJ Clarke, BJ Haddin 5 144 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007
9 G Gambhir, SR Tendulkar 2 134 1 Ind Eng Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
10 YK Pathan, SS Tiwary 6 133* 2 Ind NZl Bengaluru 07 Dec 2010
11 K Srikkanth, DB Vengsarkar 2 119 2 Ind Srl Bengaluru 26 Sep 1982
12 AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden 1 119 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
13 R Lamba, K Srikkanth 1 115 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 27 Oct 1989
14 T Mishra, CO Obuya 4 115 2 Ken Aus Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011
15 JP Faulkner, CJ McKay 9 115 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
16 MJ Clarke, MEK Hussey 5 114 1 Aus Ken Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011
17 NJ O’Brien, WTS Porterfield 3 113 1 Ire Ind Bengaluru 06 Mar 2011
18 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 112 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
19 MG Bevan, ML Hayden 3 110 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
20 V Sehwag, SR Tendulkar 1 103 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
21 TM Odoyo, SM Pollock 9 103 2 Afr Asia Bengaluru 06 Jun 2007
22 R Dravid, V Sehwag 5 100 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001

The following table lists the 22 three figure partnerships team wise

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 TM Odoyo, SM Pollock 9 103 2 Afr Asia Bengaluru 06 Jun 2007
                 
1 BJ Haddin, SR Watson 1 183 2 Aus Can Bengaluru 16 Mar 2011
2 DR Martyn, RT Ponting 3 149* 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
3 MJ Clarke, BJ Haddin 5 144 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007
4 AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden 1 119 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
5 JP Faulkner, CJ McKay 9 115 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
6 MJ Clarke, MEK Hussey 5 114 1 Aus Ken Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011
7 MG Bevan, ML Hayden 3 110 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
                 
1 IR Bell, AJ Strauss 3 170 2 Eng Ind Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
2 IR Bell, IJL Trott 3 167 1 Eng Ire Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
                 
1 SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar 1 169 2 Ind NZl Bengaluru 14 May 1997
2 MS Dhoni, RG Sharma 5 167 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
3 G Gambhir, SR Tendulkar 2 134 1 Ind Eng Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
4 YK Pathan, SS Tiwary 6 133* 2 Ind NZl Bengaluru 07 Dec 2010
5 K Srikkanth, DB Vengsarkar 2 119 2 Ind Srl Bengaluru 26 Sep 1982
6 R Lamba, K Srikkanth 1 115 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 27 Oct 1989
7 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 112 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
8 V Sehwag, SR Tendulkar 1 103 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
9 R Dravid, V Sehwag 5 100 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
                 
1 AR Cusack, KJ O’Brien 6 162 2 Ire Eng Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
2 NJ O’Brien, WTS Porterfield 3 113 1 Ire Ind Bengaluru 06 Mar 2011
                 
1 T Mishra, CO Obuya 4 115 2 Ken Aus Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011

 

The following table lists the highest three figure partnerships for Indian team and also for the Visiting team

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date Team
1 SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar 1 169 2 Ind NZl Bengaluru 14 May 1997 India
2 BJ Haddin, SR Watson 1 183 2 Aus Can Bengaluru 16 Mar 2011 Visiting

 The following table shows the break up of three figure partnerships team wise

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 TM Odoyo, SM Pollock 9 103 2 Afr Asia Bengaluru 06 Jun 2007
                 
1 BJ Haddin, SR Watson 1 183 2 Aus Can Bengaluru 16 Mar 2011
2 DR Martyn, RT Ponting 3 149* 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
3 MJ Clarke, BJ Haddin 5 144 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007
4 AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden 1 119 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
5 JP Faulkner, CJ McKay 9 115 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
6 MJ Clarke, MEK Hussey 5 114 1 Aus Ken Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011
7 MG Bevan, ML Hayden 3 110 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
                 
1 IR Bell, AJ Strauss 3 170 2 Eng Ind Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
2 IR Bell, IJL Trott 3 167 1 Eng Ire Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
                 
1 SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar 1 169 2 Ind NZl Bengaluru 14 May 1997
2 MS Dhoni, RG Sharma 5 167 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
3 G Gambhir, SR Tendulkar 2 134 1 Ind Eng Bengaluru 27 Feb 2011
4 YK Pathan, SS Tiwary 6 133* 2 Ind NZl Bengaluru 07 Dec 2010
5 K Srikkanth, DB Vengsarkar 2 119 2 Ind Srl Bengaluru 26 Sep 1982
6 R Lamba, K Srikkanth 1 115 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 27 Oct 1989
7 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 112 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
8 V Sehwag, SR Tendulkar 1 103 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
9 R Dravid, V Sehwag 5 100 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
                 
1 AR Cusack, KJ O’Brien 6 162 2 Ire Eng Bengaluru 02 Mar 2011
2 NJ O’Brien, WTS Porterfield 3 113 1 Ire Ind Bengaluru 06 Mar 2011
                 
1 T Mishra, CO Obuya 4 115 2 Ken Aus Bengaluru 13 Mar 2011

The following table details the three figure partnership by Indian batsmen and Australian batsmen in India-Australia one day series

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MS Dhoni, RG Sharma 5 167 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
2 R Lamba, K Srikkanth 1 115 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 27 Oct 1989
3 S Dhawan, RG Sharma 1 112 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
4 V Sehwag, SR Tendulkar 1 103 2 Ind Aus Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
5 R Dravid, V Sehwag 5 100 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001
                 
No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 DR Martyn, RT Ponting 3 149* 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
2 MJ Clarke, BJ Haddin 5 144 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 29 Sep 2007
3 AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden 1 119 1 Aus Ind Bengaluru 12 Nov 2003
4 JP Faulkner, CJ McKay 9 115 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
5 MG Bevan, ML Hayden 3 110 2 Aus Ind Bengaluru 25 Mar 2001

 

 

Key Stats of KPL 2017

The following tables show some of the key statistics of the just concluded KPL 2017

 

Match results
No Team 1 Team 2 Winner Margin Ground Match Date
1 Panthers Hubli-T Hubli-T 06 wkts Bengaluru Sep 01, 2017
2 Blasters Mysuru-W Mysuru-W 38 runs Bengaluru Sep 02, 2017
3 Bulls Mysuru-W Mysuru-W 04 runs Mysore Sep 04, 2017
4 Bellary Shivamogga abandoned   Mysore Sep 05, 2017
5 Blasters Hubli-T Hubli-T 02 wkts Mysore Sep 06, 2017
6 Bulls Shivamogga Shivamogga 28 runs Mysore Sep 07, 2017
7 Panthers Blasters Panthers 23 runs Mysore Sep 08, 2017
8 Hubli-T Shivamogga Hubli-T 07 wkts Mysore Sep 08, 2017
9 Bellary Bulls Bulls 04 wkts Mysore Sep 09, 2017
10 Panthers Mysuru-W Panthers 30 runs Mysore Sep 09, 2017
11 Bulls Hubli-T Bulls 04 wkts Mysore Sep 10, 2017
12 Bellary Mysuru-W Bellary 05 wkts Mysore Sep 10, 2017
13 Blasters Shivamogga Shivamogga 04 wkts Mysore Sep 11, 2017
14 Bellary Panthers Panthers 25 runs Mysore Sep 12, 2017
15 Hubli-T Mysuru-W Mysuru-W 03 wkts Hubballi Sep 14, 2017
16 Blasters Bulls Bulls 01 run Hubballi Sep 15, 2017
17 Panthers Shivamogga no result   Hubballi Sep 16, 2017
18 Bellary Blasters Bellary 06 wkts Hubballi Sep 16, 2017
19 Panthers Bulls Bulls 01 run Hubballi Sep 18, 2017
20 Mysuru-W Shivamogga Shivamogga 57 runs Hubballi Sep 19, 2017
21 Bellary Hubli-T Hubli-T 08 runs Hubballi Sep 19, 2017
22 Panthers Hubli-T Panthers 14 runs Hubballi Sep 20, 2017
23 Bulls Shivamogga Bulls 04 wkts Hubballi Sep 22, 2017
24 Panthers Bulls Panthers 06 wkts Hubballi Sep 23, 2017

 

Highest totals – 170 plus runs
No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Panthers 192/7 20.0 1 v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2 Panthers 180/5 20.0 1 v Mysuru-W Mysore 09 Sep 2017
3 Bulls 174/6 19.3 2 v Bellary Mysore 09 Sep 2017
4 Bellary 172/6 20.0 1 v Bulls Mysore 09 Sep 2017

 

Victory margin – by 50 plus runs
No Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Mysore-W 57 runs 110 Shivamogga Hubballi 19 Sep 2017

 

Victory margin – by five or more wkts
No Winner Margin BR Target Overs   Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Hubli-T 7 wkts 04 167 19.2   v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2 Hubli-T 6 wkts 13 128 17.5   v Panthers Bengaluru 01 Sep 2017
3 Bellary 6 wkts 04 124 17.2   v Blasters Hubballi 16 Sep 2017
4 Panthers 6 wkts 15 142 17.3   v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2017
5 Bellary 5 wkts 03 162 19.3   v Mysuru-W Mysore 10 Sep 2017

 

Victory Margin – by balls remaining in the second innings – two or three balls to spare
No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Bulls 4 wkts 3 173 19.3 20.0 v Bellary Mysore 09 Sep 2017
2 Bellary 5 wkts 3 162 19.3 20.0 v Mysuru-W Mysore 10 Sep 2017
3 Mysuru-W 3 wkts 2 155 19.4 20.0 v Hubli-T Hubballi 14 Sep 2017
4 Bulls 4 wkts 2 158 19.4 20.0 v Shivamogga Hubballi 22 Sep 2017

 

Most runs – 200 plus runs
No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s Team
1 MA Agarwal 7 7 1 265 92* 44.16 0 2 0 29 7 Hubli-T
2 S Hoover 8 7 0 255 81 36.42 0 3 1 27 12 Panthers
3 STR Binny 8 7 3 241 87 60.25 0 3 0 22 9 Panthers

 

High scores – 75 plus runs
No Player Runs Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MA Agarwal 92* 58 6 5 Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2 STR Binny 87 46 8 5 Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
3 Mohammed Taha 83 45 4 9 Bulls v Hubli-T Mysore 10 Sep 2017
4 S Hoover 81 52 8 4 Panthers v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2017
5 SN Raju 78* 51 1 5 Mysuru-W v Bellary Mysore 10 Sep 2017

 

Most fifties and over – Three or more
No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC HC+ 0 4s 6s Team
1 STR Binny 8 7 3 241 87 60.25 0 3 3 0 22 9 Panthers
2 S Hoover 8 7 0 255 81 36.42 0 3 3 1 27 12 Panthers

 

Most ducks – two ducks
No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s Team
1 Aman Khan 6 3 1 0 0* 0.00 0 0 2 0 0 Hubli-T
2 R Jonathan 6 6 1 144 69* 28.80 0 1 2 13 4 Shivamogga
3 B Chipli 8 8 0 174 68 21.75 0 2 2 23 7 Bulls

 

Most sixes – ten or more
No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s Team
1 S Hoover 8 7 0 255 81 36.42 0 3 1 27 12 Panthers
2 Mohammed Taha 8 8 0 170 83 21.25 0 1 0 14 12 Bulls
3 A Manohar 5 5 0 117 47 23.40 0 0 0 6 11 Bellary
4 M Nidesh 8 8 1 193 48 27.57 0 0 0 9 10 Bulls

 

Most sixes in an innings – Five or more
No Player Runs Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Mohammed Taha 83 45 4 9 Bulls v Hubli-T Mysore 10 Sep 2017
2 STR Binny 87 46 8 5 Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
3 M Vishwanathan 65 35 2 5 Blasters v Panthers Mysore 08 Sep 2017
4 MA Agarwal 92* 58 6 5 Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
5 SN Raju 78* 51 1 5 Mysuru-W v Bellary Mysore 10 Sep 2017

 

Most wkts – ten or more
No Player Mat Inns Overs M Runs W BBI Ave 4 5 Team
1 A Sakuja 7 7 25.0 0 133 14 4/21 09.50 1 0 Hubli-T
2 Abhishek Bhat 6 6 22.0 0 148 11 5/20 13.45 0 1 Blasters
3 T Pradeep 6 5 17.4 1 127 10 4/14 12.70 1 0 Shivamogga
4 VV Kumar 6 6 21.0 0 158 10 2/13 15.80 0 0 Mysuru-W
5 RG More 8 8 29.3 0 232 10 4/25 23.20 1 0 Bulls

 

Best bowling figures in an innings – four or more wkts
No Player Overs M Runs W Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Abhishek Bhat 4.0 0 20 5 Blasters v Hubli-T Mysore 06 Sep 2017
2 D Avinash 2.5 0 8 4 Panthers v Hubli-T Hubballi 20 Sep 2017
3 T Pradeep 4.0 1 14 4 Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
4 A Sakuja 4.0 0 21 4 Hubli-T v Bulls Mysore 10 Sep 2017
5 K Gowtham 4.0 0 23 4 Panthers v Bellary Mysore 12 Sep 2017
6 RG More 4.0 0 25 4 Bulls v Mysuru-W Mysore 04 Sep 2017
7 K Kamath 3.3 0 26 4 Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017

 

Most runs conceded in an innings – 50 plus runs
No Player Overs M Runs W Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 PA Jain 4.0 0 51 1 Bellary v Bulls Mysore 09 Sep 2017
2 M Prasidh Krishna 4.0 0 50 2 Blasters v Panthers Mysore 08 Sep 2017

 

Most dismissals- five or more
No Player Mat Inns Dis Ct St Team
1 BR Sharath 8 8 12 7 5 Panthers
2 M Vishwanathan 6 6 7 6 1 Blasters
3 AM Kiran 8 8 6 6 0 Bullls
4 SH Kirmani 3 3 5 4 1 Shivamogga

 

Most dismissals in an innings – Three
No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 M Vishwanathan 3 3 0 1 Blasters v Bulls Hubballi 15 Sep 2017
2 Rohith Gowda 3 2 1 2 Hubli-T v Bellary Hubballi 19 Sep 2017

 

Most catches – five or more
No Player Mat Inns Ct Max Team
1 Kranthi Kumar 7 7 5 1 Hubli-T
2 D Negi 8 8 5 2 Bulls
3 HS Sharath 8 8 5 2 Bulls

 

Most catches in an innings – Three or more
No Player Ct Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 AA Joshi 4 2 Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
2 A Majid 3 2 Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
3 MK Pandey 3 2 Panthers v Mysuru-W Mysore 09 Sep 2017

 

Highest partnerships by wicket
Wkt Runs Partners Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1st 152 MA Agarwal, AM Reddy Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2nd 85 M Vishwanathan, SA Bhavane Blasters v Panthers Mysore 08 Sep 2017
3rd 93 Liyan Khan, S Manager Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
4th 100 D Negi, M Nidesh Bulls v Mysuru-W Mysore 04 Sep 2017
5th 89 STR Binny, S Rakishith Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
6th 51* B Akhil, S Manager Shivamogga v Bulls Hubballi 22 Sep 2017
7th 55* M Nidesh, A Mithun Bulls v Bellary Mysore 09 Sep 2017
8th 42* A Mithun, HS Sharath Bulls v Panthers Hubballi 23 Sep 2017
9th 24 Abhishek Bhat, M Prasidh Krishna Blasters v Panthers Mysore 08 Sep 2017
10th 17* RG More, KC Cariappa Bulls v Blasters Hubballi 15 Sep 2017

 

Three figure partnerships
No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MA Agarwal, AM Reddy 152 1st Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2 D Padikkal, KR Kapoor 108 1st Bellary v Blasters Hubballi 16 Sep 2017
3 D Negi, M Nidesh 100 4th Bulls v Mysuru-W Mysore 04 Sep 2017

 

Finalists in each edition of Karnataka Premier League

Belagavi  Panthers and Bijapur Bulls clash for KPL 2017 title on 24.09.17 at Hubballi. It is interesting to note  that Belagavi Panthers  is one of the teams that clashed in the finals of KPL on three occasions including the current one. They were the finalists in the inaugural edition of 2009 and in 2014

Bijapur Bulls is in the fray for the second  occasion having emerged winners  in 2015 edition. The following table lists the finalists in each edition of  KPL

FINALISTS IN EACH OF THE EDITIONS
No Edition Team-1 Team-2 Venue Date
1 2009 Bangalore Rural Provident Belgavi Panthers Bangalore 23.09.09
2 2010 Mangalore United Bangalore Rural Providence Bangalore 29.09.10
3 2014 Mysore Warriors Belgavi Panthers Hubli 17.09.14
4 2015 Bijapur Bulls Hubli Tigers Mysore 20.09.15
5 2016 Bellary Tuskers Hubli Tigers Hubballi 02.10.16
6 2017 Belagavi Panthers Bijapur Bulls Hubballi 24.09.17

The following table details the winner and the runner in each of the  earlier five editions  of Karnataka Premier League. It is interesting to note that  none  of  the winners up has  defended the KPL title they have won in the previous year. Each edition has seen a different team winning the final giving credence to the famous  saying that “Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties”

WINNERS  AND RUNNERS  IN EACH OF THE EDITIONS
No Edition Winners Runners Venue Date
1 2009 Bangalore Rural Provident Belgavi Panthers Bangalore 23.09.09
2 2010 Mangalore United Bangalore Rural Providence Bangalore 29.09.10
3 2014 Mysore Warriors Belgavi Panthers Hubli 17.09.14
4 2015 Bijapur Bulls Hubli Tigers Mysore 20.09.15
5 2016 Bellary Tuskers Hubli Tigers Hubballi 02.10.16

 

 

Second Semi finals of KPL 2017 – Bijapur Bulls make it to the Finals in an exciting finish

Second Semi Final – Bijapur Bulls Vs Namma Shivamogga at Hubballi on Sept 22, 2017 – Bijpur Bulls won by four wickets with two balls to spare

Three cricketers – R Jonathan, M Nidesh and AA Joshi – were making their 45th appearance in KPL in this game. They occupy the second place jointly in the list of cricketers who have played most games in KPL. The first place is occupied by Amit Verma who has played 45 games in KPL.

R Jonathan’s run aggregate in KPL read 967 at the end of this game. He now stands second in the list of batsmen who have scored most runs in KPL. The first place is occupied by MA Agarwal who has scored 1419 runs. MA Agarwal and R Jonathan are the only two batsmen who have aggregated 950 plus runs in KPL. R Jonathan went past B Chipli who has an aggregate of 949 runs on his way to second place. {stats as at the end of Namma Shivamogga innings}

B Chipli joined MA Agarwal and R Jonathan as the third batsman to total 950 plus runs. He made 10 in Bijapur Bulls innings to take  his aggregate in KPL to 959  runs.

B Akhil’s boundary sixes aggregate in KPL read 42. He occupies the third place in the list of batsmen who have scored most sixes in KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {52} and Mohd Taha {49}.

M Nidish became the seventh batsman in KPL to score 36 or more boundary sixes. The complete list read thus. B Chipli and R Jonthan joined the list when they scored two and one boundary six in this match. B Chipli became the  fourth batsman to score 40 plus boundary sixes in KPL.

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 MA Agarwal 41 41 6 1419 119* 40.54 3 6 0 134 55
2 Mohammed Taha 31* 30 1 889 93 30.65 0 7 0 91 49
3 B Akhil 42* 35 12 754 69* 32.78 0 5 0 56 42
4 B Chipli 44* 42 1 959 89 23.39 0 8 5 89 41
5 AA Joshi 45* 39 16 708 56* 30.78 0 2 1 46 37
6 R Jonathan 45* 42 9 967 77 29.30 0 6 3 74 37
7 M Nidesh 45* 40 10 845 70 28.16 0 4 2 50 36

S Manager’s aggregate runs at the end of this game read 510. He became the 28th batsman to total 500 plus runs in the tournament.

Bijapur Bulls posted its 27th win in KPL when it won this game by four wickets and own the record for most wins in KPL. Close behind is Belagavi Panthers with 25 wins

Bijapur Bulls won this game with two balls to spare to provide the ninth occasion of a team winning a KPL game by exact two deliveries to spare. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Provident 7 wkts 2 142 19.4 20.0 v Brigadiers Bengaluru 19 Sep 2010
2 Diamonds 4 wkts 2 175 19.4 20.0 v Bulls Bengaluru 26 Sep 2010
3 Bulls 7 wkts 2 168 19.4 20.0 v Mysuru-W Mysore 14 Sep 2015
4 Shivamogga 4 wkts 2 159 15.4 16.0 v Bellary Hubballi 18 Sep 2016
5 Bulls 7 wkts 2 189 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 19 Sep 2016
6 Mysuru-W 4 wkts 2 162 19.4 20.0 v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2016
7 Hubli Tigers 5 wkts 2 174 19.4 20.0 v Mangalore Hubballi 25 Sep 2016
8 Mysuru-W 3 wkts 2 155 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 14 Sep 2017
9 Bulls 4 wkts 2 158 19.4 20.0 v Shivamogga Hubballi 22 Sep 2017

Bijapur Bulls won this game with two balls to spare to provide the third occasion of Bijapur Bulls winning a KPL game by exact two deliveries to spare. Mysuru Warriors has  won two KPL games  with  exact two deliveries  to  spare. All such occasions are tabulated below. Thus Bijapur Bulls has  won most KPL games with exact two deliveries to spare

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Bulls 7 wkts 2 168 19.4 20.0 v Mysuru-W Mysore 14 Sep 2015
2 Bulls 7 wkts 2 189 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 19 Sep 2016
3 Bulls 4 wkts 2 158 19.4 20.0 v Shivamogga Hubballi 22 Sep 2017
                   
1 Mysuru-W 4 wkts 2 162 19.4 20.0 v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2016
2 Mysuru-W 3 wkts 2 155 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 14 Sep 2017

 

 

 

India go up 2-0 against Australia – wins the second one day at Kolkata by 50 runs – Kuldeep Yadav hat tricks

Second one day – India Vs Australia at Kolkata on 21 Sep 2017 – India won by 50 runs

India won the toss in this game to provide the 56th occasion of India winning the toss against Australia in one day games. It also provides the 22nd occasions India winning the toss against Australia in a one day game at home.

India won the toss and elected to bat first in this game to provide the 33rd occasion of India doing so against Australia in one day games. It also provides the 13th occasion of India doing so against Australia in a one day game at home.

MS Dhoni was playing his 300th one day game representing India. He became the sixth cricketer to represent India in 300 plus one day games. Others are – SR Tendulkar {463}, R Dravid {340}, M Azharuddin {334}, SC Ganguly {308} and Yuvraj Singh {308}

MS Dhoni became the 19th cricketer to represent a county in 300 plus one day games {note – appearances for ICC eleven, Africa Eleven and Asia Eleven excluded}

SPD Smith was playing his 100th one day game and became the 27th Australian cricketer to play 100 plus one day games

V Kohli’s 92 in this game provide his  20th  half century in one day games at home. He became the seventh Indian batsman to score 20 half centuries at home. Others are – SR Tendulkar {38}, R Dravid {24}, SC Ganguly {24}, MS Dhoni {23}, Yuvraj Singh {21} and SK Raina {20}

V Kohli’s 92 in this game was his tenth fifty against Austrlia. He became the Indian second batsman to socre ten or more fifties against Australia after SR Tendulkar. SR Tendulkar has scored 24 fifties against Australia. V Kohli became the 16th batsman to score ten or more fifties against Australia in one  day games.

V Kohli’s 92 in this game provide the 95th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a ninety in one day games. It also provides the eleventh occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a ninety against Australia. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 K Srikkanth 93* 2 v Australia Melbourne 03 Mar 1985
2 SM Gavaskar 92* 2 v Australia Sydney 21 Jan 1986
3 M Azharuddin 93 2 v Australia Brisbane 01 Mar 1992
4 SR Tendulkar 90 2 v Australia Mumbai 27 Feb 1996
5 M Azharuddin 94 1 v Australia Mohali 03 Nov 1996
6 SR Tendulkar 91 1 v Australia Brisbane 04 Mar 2008
7 G Gambhir 92 2 v Australia Adelaide 12 Feb 2012
8 S Dhawan 95 2 v Australia Jaipur 16 Oct 2013
9 V Kohli 91 1 v Australia Perth 12 Jan 2016
10 RG Sharma 99 2 v Australia Sydney 23 Jan 2016
11 V Kohli 92 1 v Australia Kolkata 21 Sep 2017

V Kohli’s 92 in this game provide the second occasion of his scoring ninety in one day games. He became the third Indian batsman to score nineties on two occasions against Australia after MA Azharuddin and SR Tendulkar. The following table lists the performance of these three batsmen.

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 M Azharuddin 93 2 v Australia Brisbane 01 Mar 1992
2 M Azharuddin 94 1 v Australia Mohali 03 Nov 1996
             
1 SR Tendulkar 90 2 v Australia Mumbai 27 Feb 1996
2 SR Tendulkar 91 1 v Australia Brisbane 04 Mar 2008
             
1 V Kohli 91 1 v Australia Perth 12 Jan 2016
2 V Kohli 92 1 v Australia Kolkata 21 Sep 2017

V Kohli’s 92 in this game provides the sixth occasion of his scoring a ninety in one day games. All his 90s are tabulated below.

No Runs Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 91 3 2 v Bangladesh Dhaka 07 Jan 2010
2 94 3 1 v West Indies Kingston 16 Jun 2011
3 99 3 1 v West Indies Visakhapatnam 24 Nov 2013
4 91 3 1 v Australia Perth 12 Jan 2016
5 96* 3 2 v Bangladesh Birmingham 15 Jun 2017
6 92 3 1 v Australia Kolkata 21 Sep 2017

V Kohli became the sixth Indian batsman to score six or more nineties in one day games. Others are – SR Tendulkar {18}, M Azharuddin {07}, MS Dhoni {06}, SC Ganguly {06} and V Sehwag {06}

The following Indian batsmen have scored 1000 plus runs against Austrlia. MS Dhoni  with 1339  runs to  his credit  occupy the second place amongst the Indian batsmen  who have scored most runs against Australia in one day games. SR Tendulkar with 3077 runs occupy the first place

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 SR Tendulkar 71 70 1 3077 175 44.59 9 15 2 330 35
2 MS Dhoni 45 39 7 1339 139* 41.84 2 7 2 91 26
3 RG Sharma 25 25 4 1332 209 63.42 5 3 1 110 44
4 V Kohli 25 23 3 1094 118 54.70 5 5 2 103 13

V Kohli scored eight boundary fours  in this game  which fetched  him  a total of 103 boundary fours against Australia. He became the fourth Indian batsman to score 100 plus boundary fours against Austrlaia. Others are – SR Tendulkar {330}, RG Sharma {110} and Yuvraj Singh {103}

V Kohli’s 92 in  this  game provides the  63rd occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in a one  day game against Australia

AM Rahane was dismissed run out for 55 in this game to  provide the 20th occasion of an Indian batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in a one day game against Australia. It also provides the seventh occasion of an Indian opening batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty against Australia.

AM Rahane and V Kohli added 102 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 403rd occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games. It also provides the 91st occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in one day games

AM Rahane and V Kohli added 102 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 55th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against in one day games. It also provides the 14th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket against Australia in one day games

MS Dhoni played his 100th innings on home when he batted in this game. He became the fourth Indian batsman to play 100 or more innings on home soil. Others are – SR Tendulkar {160}, M Azharuddin {102} and Yuvraj Singh {101}

V Kohli’s 92 in this game provide the 17th occasion of an Indian captain scoring nineties in one day games. It also provides the second occasion of an Indian captain scoring a ninety against Australia in one day games. MA Azaruddin had scored 93 against Australia at Brisbane on 01.03.92. Thus it took 25 years six months and 20 days for another Indian batsman to emulate MA Azharuddin to score a ninety against Australia.

V Kohli’s 92 in this game provide the fifth occasion of an Indian captain scoring nineties in one day games at home. It also provides the first occasion of an Indian captain scoring a ninety against Australia in one day games at home.

SPD Smith scored 59 in this game to provide the 25th occasion of an Australian captain scoring a half century against India. It also provides the 15th occasion of an Australian captain scoring a half century against India in India.

V Kohli {92} and SPD Smith {59} scored half centuries in this game to  provide the sixth occasion of rival skippers scoring half centuries in the same  game in India-Australia one day series

Kuldeep Yadav performed the hat trick in this game by claiming the wickets of MS Wade, AC Agar and PJ Cummins. His feat provides the 42nd occasion of a bowler performing the hat trick in one day games. It also provides the third occasion of an Indian bowler performing the feat in one day games. All the three occasions are tabulated below

No Player Team Opposition Venue Date
1 C Sharma India New Zealand Nagpur 31.10.87
2 Kapil Dev                                 India Sri Lanka Calcutta 04.01.91
3 KuldeepYadav                               India Australia Kolkata 21.09.17

Kuldeep Yadav became the seventh bowler to perform the hat trick against Austrlia. All such feats are detailed below

No Player Team Opposition Venue Date
1 Jalal-ud-Din Pakistan Australia Hyderabad (P) 20.09.82
2 Wasim Akram Pakistan Australia Sharjah 04.05.90
3 JE Taylor West Indies Australia Mumbai (BS) 18.10.06
4 SE Bond New Zealand Australia Hobart 14.01.07
5 SL Malinga Sri Lanka Australia Colombo (RPS) 22.08.11
6 ST Finn England Australia Melbourne 14.02.15
7 KuldeepYadav                               India Australia Kolkata 21.09.17

AC Agar and PJ Cummins collected first ball ducks in this game to  provide the 21st and  22nd  occasion of an Australian batman dismissed first ball for a duck against India in one day games.

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