Australia in India : India registers a comprehensive win to level the series : MS Dhoni excels with the willow

Australia in India : India registers a comprehensive win to level the series : MS Dhoni excels with the willow

India vs Australia Seven Match One Day series : Second One day at Nagpur – Jamta on 28.10.09 : India won by 99 runs and square the seven match series 1-1

Australia won the toss and inserted the opposition in this game providing the 19th occasion of Australia doing so in India-Australia one day series. Of the 19 matches, in which Australia has inserted India, two matches have ended in no result, Australia has won ten matches and lost nine matches.

SR Tendulkar was dismissed for 4 in this game providing the 78th occasion of his dismissal for score of four and below four in one day games. He has been dismissed for exact four runs on 12 occasions which are listed below

No Run Opp Venue Date
1 4 RSA Gwalior 12.11.91
2 4 Aus Melbourne 18.01.92
3 4 Win Wellington 10.03.92
4 4 Pak Sharjah 07.04.95
5 4 Pak Chennai 21.05.97
6 4 Zim Sharjah 26.10.00
7 4 Aus Jo’burg 23.03.03
8 4 Pak Kochi 02.04.05
9 4 Aus K Lumpur 22.09.06
10 4 Pak Guwahati 05.11.07
11 4 Ire Belfast 23.06.07
12 4 Aus Nagpur-J 28.10.09

SR Tendulkar has been dismissed for exact four runs against Australia on four occasions which are listed below

No Run Opp Venue Date
1 4 Aus Melbourne 18.01.92
2 4 Aus Jo’burg 23.03.03
3 4 Aus K Lumpur 22.09.06
4 4 Aus Nagpur-J 28.10.09

SR Tendulkar has been dismissed for score of four and below four on nine occasions which are shown below

No Runs Opp Ground Date
1 0 Aus The Oval 04.06.99
2 0 Aus Bangalore 29.09.07
3 1 Aus Sydney 14.01.00
4 2 Aus Sydney 24.02.08
5 3 Aus Perth 30.01.00
6 4 Aus Melbourne 18.01.92
7 4 Aus Jo’burg 23.03.03
8 4 Aus K Lumpur 22.09.06
9 4 Aus Nagpur-J 28.10.09

G Gambhir and MS Dhoni added 119 runs for the fourth wicket providing the 282nd occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against various oppositions in one day games. This stand also represents the 46th occasion of a three figure partnership for the fourth wicket by Indian batsmen against various oppositions.

G Gambhir and MS Dhoni added 119 runs for the fourth wicket providing the 36th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against Australia in one day games. This stand also represents the seventh occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against Australia for the fourth wicket in one day games.

This stand represents the record partnership for the fourth wicket by Indian batsmen against Australia on home soil. The previous best stand was 110 runs between M Azharuddin and R Dravid at Mohali on 03.11.96. Apart from these two fourth wicket three figure partnerships by Indian batsmen against Australia on home soil, 104 runs were added for the fourth wicket between M Azharuddin and A Jadeja at Kochi on 01.04.98, providing the third occasion of the three figure partnership for the fourth wicket.

G Gambhir’s 76 in this game represent his 18th one day half century and 24th one day fifty. It was his third fifty against Australia in one day games. The other two are – 113 at Sydney on 24.02.08 and 68 at Vadodara on 25,10.09. Thus his 76 in this game represents his highest individual score against Australia on home soil.

MS Dhoni’s 124 in this game represents his 37th one day fifty – five hundreds and 32 half centuries. His knock represents his third fifty against Australia. The other two are – 58 at Kochi on 02.10.07 and 50* at Chandigarh on 02.10.07. Thus his knock of 124 in this game represents his highest individual score against Australia.

SK Raina with his 62 in this game registered his 13th one day fifty – two hundreds and eleven half centuries. His knock represents his first fifty against Australia.

G Gambhir {76}, MS Dhoni {124} and SK Raina {62} scored fifties in this game which swelled the number of fifties by Indian batsmen against Australia to 115.

MS Dhoni’s knock of 124 in this game represent the 15th occasion of an Indian captain scoring a fifty against Australia in one day games.

No Captains Runs Ground Date
1 MAzharuddin 93 Brisbane 01.02.92
2 MAzharuddin 82 Kochi 01.04.98
3 MAzharuddin 58 Sharjah 24.04.98
4 MSDhoni 58 Kochi 02.10.07
5 MSDhoni 50* Chandigarh 08.10.07
6 MSDhoni 124 Nagpur 28.10.09
7 RDravid 59 Mumbai 01.11.03
8 RDravid 52 Mohali 29.10.06
9 SCGanguly 74 Margao 06.04.01
10 SCGanguly 82 Melbourne 09.01.04
11 SMGavaskar 80 Melbourne 11.01.81
12 NKapil Dev 58 Rajkot 07.10.86
13 K rikkanth 58 Bangalore 27.10.89
14 SRTendulkar 88 Bangalore 21.10.96
15 SRTendulkar 62 Mohali 03.11.96

MS Dhoni’s 124 in this game was his third fifty against Australia and he emulated M Azharuddin who also has three fifties to his credit while leading India.

No Captains Runs Ground Date
1 MAzharuddin 93 Brisbane 01.02.92
2 MAzharuddin 82 Kochi 01.04.98
3 MAzharuddin 58 Sharjah 24.04.98
1 MSDhoni 58 Kochi 02.10.07
2 MSDhoni 50* Chandigarh 08.10.07
3 MSDhoni 124 Nagpur 28.10.09

MS Dhoni became the first Indian captain to register a hundred against Australia in one day games, when he made 124 in this game. The previous best was 93 by M Azharuddin at Brisbane on 01.03.92

MS Dhoni’s 124 in this game provides the tenth occasion of a captain registering a hundred against Australia in one day games and all the ten occasions are listed below

No Captains Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 MSDhoni 124 Ind Aus Nagpur 28.10.09
2 STJayasuriya 122 Srl Aus Sydney 09.01.03
3 GCSmith 119* RSA Aus Centurion 26.02.06
4 SPFleming 116* NZl Aus Melbourne 21.01.98
5 MAAtherton 113* Eng Aus The Oval 24.05.97
6 SPFleming 111* NZl Aus Napier 12.02.98
7 CHLloyd 102 Win Aus Lord’s 21.06.75
8 DIGower 102 Eng Aus Lord’s 03.06.85
9 ADRCampbell 102 Zim Aus Ahmedabad 03.04.98
10 MDCrowe 100* NZl Aus Auckland 22.02.92

MS Dhoni’s 124 in this game represent the highest individual score by a captain against Australia. The previous best was 122 by ST Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka at Sydney on 09.01.03

MS Dhoni’s 124 in this game represent the 143rd occasion of a captain registering a hundred in the history of one day games. His knock also represents the 23rd hundred by an Indian batsman against Australia in India-Australia one day series.

MS Dhoni with his 124 became the first Indian wicket keeper batsman to register a hundred against Austrlia. The previous best was R Dravid’s 74 at Brisbane on 18,01,04. His knock represents the 60th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman registering hundreds in the history of one day internationals.

MS Dhoni’s 124 in this game represent his fifth hundred as wicket keeper batsman. He becomes the fourth wicket keeper batsman in the world to register five or more hundreds. Others are AC Gilchirst {16}, KC Sangkkara {08} and Kamran Akmal {05}. MS Dhoni’s five hundreds include a hundred – 139 not out representing Asia Eleven against Africa Eleven at Chennai on 10.06.07

MS Dhoni’s 124 represent the fourth hundred as an Indian wicket keeper batsman and he shares the record for most hundreds by Indian wicket keepers with R Dravid.

No Batsmen Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 MS Dhoni 148 Ind Pak Vizaf 05.04.05
2 MS Dhoni 183* Ind Srl Jaipur 31.10.05
3 MS Dhoni 109* Ind HKG Karachi 25.06.08
4 MS Dhoni 124 Ind Aus Nagpur 28.10.09
1 R Dravid 145 Ind Srl Taunton 26.05.99
2 R Dravid 103* Ind Win Singapore 08.09.99
3 R Dravid 109* Ind Win Ahmedabad 15.11.02
4 R Dravid 104 Ind UAE Dambulla 16.07.04

MS Dhoni’s 124 in this game represent the third occasion of wicketkeeper captain registering hundred in the history of one day games. The other two occasions are – 116 by AC Gilchrist of Austrlia vs Sri Lanka at Perth on 29.01.06 and 109 not out by MS Dhoni vs Hong Kong at Karachi on 25.06.08.

MS Dhoni remains the only wicket keeper captain to score two hundreds in the history of one day games. His 124 in this game represent the highest individual score by wicket keeper captain in one day games. The previous best was 116 by AC Gilchrist of Austrlia vs Sri Lanka at Perth on 29.01.06

India’s total of 354 for 7 represent the 20th occasion of a team posting a total of 350 plus runs after it was inserted. This also represents the highest total against Australia after being inserted in. The previous best was Sri Lanka’s 343 for 5 at Sydney on 09.01.03

India’s total of 354 for 7 in this game represent the 40th occasion of a team posting a total of 350 plus runs in the history of one day games. This total also represents the 12th occasion of India posting a total of 350 plus in one day games. All the twelve occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Opp Ground Date
1 India 413/5 50.0 Ber Port of Spain 19.03.07
2 India 392/4 50.0 NZl Christchurch 08.03.09
3 India 387/5 50.0 Eng Rajkot 14.11.08
4 India 376/2 50.0 NZl Hyd-Ind 08.11.99
5 India 374/4 50.0 HKG Karachi 25.06.08
6 India 373/6 50.0 Srl Taunton 26.05.99
7 India 363/5 50.0 Srl ColRPS 03.02.09
8 India 356/9 50.0 Pak Vizag 05.04.05
9 India 354/7 50.0 Aus Nagpur 28.10.09
10 India 353/5 50.0 NZl Hyd-Ind 15.11.03
11 India 351/3 50.0 Ken Paarl 24.10.01
12 India 350/6 50.0 Srl Nagpur 25.10.05

India’s total of 354 for 7 in this game represent the fifth occasion of India posting a total of 300 plus runs against India in one day games. The previous best is 315 at Bangalore on 25.03.01. The other three occasions are – 309 for 5 at Kochi on 01.04.98, 307 for 8 at Dhaka on 28.10.98 and 303 for 4 at Brisbane on 18.01.04

India became the third team to post a total of 350 plus runs against Australia in one day game. The other two teams are – South Africa {438 for 9 at Johannesburg on 12.,03.06} and New Zealand {350 for 9 at Hamilton on 20.02.07}. Thus India’s 354 for 7 in this game represent the second highest team total recorded against Australia in the history of one day games

MS Dhoni and SK Raina added 136 runs for the fifth wicket in this game providing the the 283rd occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against various oppositions in one day games. This stand also represents the 29th occasion of a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket by Indian batsmen against various oppositions.

MS Dhoni and SK Rainia added 136 runs for the fifth wicket providing the 37th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against Australia in one day games. This stand also represents the fifth occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against Australia for the fifth wicket in one day games.

This stand represents the record partnership for the fifth wicket by Indian batsmen against Australia on home soil. The previous best stand was 121 runs between A Jadeja and HH Kanitkar at Kochi on 01.04.98. Apart from these two fifth wicket three figure partnerships by Indian batsmen against Australia on home soil, 100 runs were added for the fifth wicket between V Sehwag and R Dravid at Bangalore on 25.03.01, providing the third occasion of the three figure partnership for the fifth wicket.

This game witnessed two three figure partnerships in Indian innings. 119 runs were added for the fourth wicket between G Gambhir and MS Dhoni which was followed by a fifth wicket partnership of 136 runs between MS Dhoni and SK Rainia.

These two three figure partnership by India in the same innings provide the fourth occasion of Indian batsmen posting two three figure stands against Australia in one day games. The other three instances were witnessed in the games at Kochi on 01.04.98, at Dhaka on 28.10.98 and at Brisbane on 18.01.04. All the four occasions are listed below

No Wkt Runs Partner1 Partner2 Venue Date
1 4th 104 Azharuddin AJadeja Kochi 01.04.98
2 5th 121 AJadeja HHKanitkar Kochi 01.04.98
1 3rd 140 Dravid Tendulkar Dhaka 28.10.98
2 4th 132 Tendulkar AJadeja Dhaka 28.10.98
1 2nd 110 Tendulkar Laxman Brisbane 18.01.04
2 3rd 133 Laxman Dravid Brisbane 18.01.04
1 4th 119 Gambhir Dhoni Nagpur 28.10.09
2 5th 136 Dhoni Raina Nagpur 28.10.09

As on date there are 103 occasions of a team posting two or more three figure partnerships including the one witnessed in India’s innings in today’s game. As far as India is concerned, today’s instance provide the 21st occasion. It also provides the eighth such instance against Australia.

BW Hilfenhaus and MJ Johnson conceded 83 and 75 runs respectively in this game to provide the 40th and 41st occasion of Australian bowlers conceding 70 plus runs in an innings.

BW Hilfenhaus’s 10.0-83-1 in this game provides the 88th occasion of a bowler conceding 80 plus runs in an innings. His figures represent ninth occasion of an Australian bowler conceding 80 plus runs in one day games.

BW Hilfenhaus and B Lee share the most expensive bowling figures in terms of runs conceded against India. Both have conceded 83 runs – BW Hilfenhaus in this game and B Lee at Brisbane on 18.01.04. Both the bowlers returned with identical figures of 10.0-0-83-1.

BW Hilfenhaus and MJ Johnson conceded 83 and 75 runs respectively in this game to provide the 57th occasion of two or more bowlers conceding 70 plus runs in an innings.

BW Hilfenhaus and MJ Johnson conceded 83 and 75 runs respectively in this game to provide the fifth occasion of two or more bowlers conceding 70 plus runs in an innings and the first such occasion against India.

G Gambhir and Praveen Kumar were run out in this game which swells the number of run out dismissals of Indian batsmen against Australia to 91. G Gambhir was run out after scoring 76 in this game to provide the 14th occasion of an Indian batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty.

MG Johnson’s figures 10.0-0-75-3 in this game represents the 35th occasion of a bowler conceding 70 plus runs coupled with three or more wickets in the history of one day games. MG Johnson’s figures in this game represent the fourth occasion of an Australian bowler capturing three plus wickets conceding 70 plus runs in one dayers. The other three are – MS Kasprowicz – 9.0-0-71-3 vs India at Dhaka on 28.10.98, JN Gillespie – 10.0-1-70-5 vs Pakistan at Nairobi on 07.09.02 and MJ Johnson – 10.0-0-81-3 vs New Zealand at Hamilton on 20.02.07

MG Johnson became the fifth bowler in the history of one day internationals to capture three plus wickets conceding 70 plus runs on two occasions. The other four bowlers are – EA Brandes of Zimbabwe, A Nehra of India, BP Patterson of West Indies and Waqar Younis of Pakistan. The performance of these five bowlers are listed below

No Bowlers W R Team Opp Ground Date
1 EABrandes 3 70 Zim Srl NPlymouth 23.02.92
2 EABrandes 3 74 Zim NZl Harare 08.11.92
1 MGJohnson 3 81 Aus NZl Hamilton 20.02.07
2 MGJohnson 3 75 Aus Ind Nagpur 28.10.09
1 ANehra 4 72 Ind Pak Vizag 05.04.05
2 ANehra 3 72 Ind Pak Delhi 17.04.05
1 BPPatterson 3 78 Win Pak Trinidad 18.03.88
2 BPPatterson 3 77 Win Pak Trinidad 20.03.88
1 WaqarYounis 4 73 Pak Eng Nottingham 20.08.92
2 WaqarYounis 3 70 Pak NZl Auckland 23.12.95

SE Marsh was stumped by MS Dhoni in this game providing the 47th stumping dismissal for the Indian wicket keeper. He pouched a catch to dismiss Pm Siddle to take his aggregate of dismissals to 194 {147 catches and 48 stumpings} at the end of this game.

G Gambhir {76}, MS Dhoni {124} and SK Raina {62} scored fifties in this game to provide the seventh occasion of three or more Indian batsmen registering fifties in an innings against Australia.

MEK Hussey’s 53 in this game provide the 137th occasion of an Australian batsman registering a fifty against India. His knock of 53 in this game represents the fourth half century against India and 28th one day fifty {02 hundreds and 26 half centuries}.

India’s victory in this game is India’s 33rd win against Australia in 99 encounters. It has lost 58 games while eight games have ended in no result.

Australia was all out for 255 in this game leaving India victorious by 99 runs. India carved its 350th win in one day game to become the third country to register 350 plus wins in one day games. Others are Australia {445} and Pakistan {381}

Australia’s all out for 255 in this game provides the 24th occasion of Australia being dismissed all out against India in India-Australia one day series. It also provides the 15th occasion of Australia being dismissed all out while batting second against India.

NM Hauritz’s 30 not out in this game represent his highest individual one day score. His previous best was 24 not out against South Africa at Johannesburg on 17.04.09.

RT Ponting was making his 326th one day game appearance in this game which made him the most capped Australian one day cricketer. He wrested the record from SR Waugh who had 325 one day appearances to his credit.

Yuvraj Singh hit a six in this game {of N Hauritz} to take his tally of sixes against Australia to 12. which puts him on par with N Kapil Dev who also has 12 sixes against Australia to his credit. Only SR Tendulkar with 31 sixes has hit more sixes than N Kapil Dev and Yuvraj Singh against Australia.

MS Dhoni has now seven stumping dismissals to his credit against Australia. He effected a stumping dismissal in this game – SE Marsh of RA Jadeja for 21. MS Dhoni is now on par with NR Mongia who also has seven stumping dismissals against Australia. Only CS Pandit with eight stumping dismissals to his credit has more stumpings dismissals against Australia than NR Mongia and MS Dhoni

SR Tendulkar has taken 29 catches against Australia at the end of this game. He pouched a catch to dismiss SR Watson of Ishant Sharma for 19 in this game. one more catch for him would give him 30 catches and with it the record of becoming the first fieldsman to pouch 30 catches against Australia.

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