Australia made third highest score against India, Indian bowler beaten in second consecutive ODI

The second ODI between India and Australia is going on in Sydney. Australia batted first and scored 389 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 50 overs, thanks to Steve Smith’s century and Glenn Maxwell’s stormy innings. Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah took one wicket each for India.

Australia scored the third highest score in ODIs against India cricket team. Australia had scored 374 runs in the first ODI. Improving his own record, today he scored a score of 389 in the second ODI.

Highest score against India

438/4 – South Africa, Mumbai 2015
411/8-Sri Lanka, Rajkot 2009
389/4 – Australia, Sydney 2010
374/6-Australia, Sydney 2020
366/8-England 2017

Australia’s top-5 batsmen scored 50 plus score

The Indian bowlers looked completely neutral in front of the Australian batsmen. Warner scored 83 runs from 77 balls. His innings included seven fours and three sixes. Finch scored 60 runs off 69 balls. He hit six fours and a six in his innings.

Steve Smith scored his second consecutive century in this series. The right-handed batsman scored 104 runs off 64 balls. Smith hit 64 fours and two sixes in his innings. Marnus Labuschain was also successful in scoring a half-century. He scored 70 runs off 61 balls. Glenn Maxwell returned unbeaten after scoring 63 runs off 29 balls with four fours and as many sixes.

This is the second time in ODI cricket that happened to India when the top 5 batsmen scored a Fifty Plus score against them. Earlier, Australia had scored 359 runs in 2013, losing four wickets in the Jaipur ODI tour of India. At that time, Aaron Finch (50), Philip Hughes (83), Shane Watson (59), George Bailey (92 not out) and Glenn Maxwell scored 53 runs for Australia.

12th century partnership between Warner-Finch

Australian openers played a century partnership against India in the second match in a row. In the first match, David Warner and Aaron Finch added 156 runs and in the second match, these two batsmen shared 142 runs. This was the 12th such occasion when a Warner-Finch 100+ run partnership in ODI format. Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden have been on top for Australia in terms of maximum century partnership, which has done this feat 16 times.

Australian couple most ODI partnership

  • Adam Gilchrist – Matthew Hayden: 16
  • Aaron Finch-David Warner: 12
  • Ricky Ponting-Michael Clarke: 11
  • Matthew Hayden-Ricky Ponting: 10

Smith scored his third consecutive century against India

Australia’s charismatic batsman Steve Smith has played a brilliant knock against India in the second consecutive ODI match. Smith, who scored 105 off 66 balls in the first ODI, has also scored a century in the second ODI. Smith has scored his 11th ODI century against India today. This is his fourth century against the Indian team. With this, Steve Smith set a special record against India.

Made 5th consecutive Fifty Plus score against India

Steve Smith has scored 50 or more in the 5th consecutive innings against India. Smith has scored 69 (70 balls), 98 (102 balls) 131 (132 balls), 105 (66 balls) and 104 (64) runs in the last five innings against India. Smith is the second batsman after New Zealand’s Kane Williamson to do so. In the second consecutive ODI against India, Smith hit a hundred off 62 balls. Smith scored 104 runs off 64 balls today. He hit 14 fours and two sixes in his innings.

Bowling became a headache for Team India in Powerplay

In recent days in ODI cricket, the bowlers of Team India are failing to take wickets in the beginning. The first powerplay means that wickets are not coming out of the Indian fast bowlers in the first 10 overs. Only 5 times in the last 14 matches, Team India’s bowlers have been successful in taking wickets in the first 10 overs. Team India’s biggest problem in ODIs has become the bad form of Jaspreet Bumrah. India is facing difficulties in the first 10 overs due to the injury of the team’s star bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar. If Navdeep Saini gets an opportunity, he has failed to capitalize on it.

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