- An advantage for India, they have won their last two ODIs against the Australian team.
- So far we have witnessed, India-Australia head-on-head in 145 ODI matches.
After an extended break from international cricket, the Men in Blue will take on the field against the powerful Australian team on Friday. The cricket universe will see another chapter in the epic India vs Australia rivalry.
Both heavyweight have played the horn several times in the last three years. India and Australia faced a three-match ODI series earlier in 2020, where Virat Kohli returned to style after losing the first game by ten wickets in Mumbai. The home side eventually won the ODI series by a scoreline of 2–1.
It is pertinent to note that the Indian team won the Australian team in the Australian team’s Under-19 series during their 2018/19 tour. MS Dhoni was awarded as Man of the Series. However, the former Indian captain has now retired from international cricket.
Nevertheless, the visitors have a strong team, and they start as favorites to win the second India-Australia series of the year. Before the one-day cricket match, figures of the heads of two countries have been seen in ODI cricket.
India vs Australia head-to-head statistics
Australia led India 78–52 in terms of head-to-head record in ODI cricket. So far we have witnessed, India-Australia head-on-head in 145 ODI matches in cricket history and 15 matches were drawn or cancelled.
Talking about their head-to-head in Australia, the hosts have defeated the Team India 36 times in 51 matches. However, India have won three of the last five meetings against the Australian team.
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Among the current players, Ravindra Jadeja has taken 27 wickets in the India-Australia ODI by the Indian player.
Pat Cummins has taken 21 wickets in 15 ODIs, which the right-arm fast bowler has played against India.
Virat Kohli has scored 1,910 runs in 38 innings against Australia at an average of 54.57. His strike rate is 96.65.
On the other hand, Aaron Finch has scored 1,211 runs in 28 ODIs against the Indians.