India-Australia ODI series created buzz in cricket circles with high class performance by both sides and intent they showed in this 3 matches. Host of the tour Australia won the series by 2-1 but India fought well throughout the series. Many players reach new milestones, created new records which helped their respective sides won the matches.
389- Australia scored their best total against India in ODI format in the 2nd ODI at Sydney Cricket Ground. With the half-centuries of Warner, Finch, Labuschagne and Maxwell and Smith’s century Australia reached this milestone.
12,000- Virat Kohli surpasses 12,000 runs in the third ODI of the series. He became the fastest batsmen to do so; took 242 innings 58 less than Sachin Tendulkar. Also he crossed 22,000 international runs in the 2nd ODI.
249- Aaron Finch becomes the leading run scorer of the series. He consistently performed well and scored 3 consecutive half centuries. Hardik Pandya from Indian side scored 210 runs with two 90 scores and became leading run scorer for India.
1st– Steven Smith becomes the first batsman to score 3 consecutive centuries against India in ODIs. He stands second in the run scorers list as he scored 216 runs with 2 centuries. Also he scored 5 centuries against India in ODIs.
0- Jasprit Bumrah continues his record of not taking a single wicket in power play this year. He took in total 4 wickets in 3 ODIs. Also Virat Kohli continues the record of not scoring a single Century in the 2020. He missed century by 11 runs in the 2nd ODI.
7- Adam Zampa, Australian young spinner took seven wickets and became the highest wicket taker of the series. Josh Hazlewood took 6. From Indian side Shami and Bumrah took 4 wickets each.
Winners: Australia (2-1)
Player of the Series: Steven Smith (216 runs)
Hope this series of records continues in the remaining tour. As T20 series will start from 4 December and Test series will start from 17 December. Australia won the ODI series but India would fight them in the rest series and matches.