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

 

 

 

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