Hosts India will be looking to maintain their dominance on home turf when they take on Australia in the three-match ODI series that is slated to begin from 14th January in Mumbai. Shardul Thakur, Rohit Sharma and Jaspreet Bumrah have made their comeback to the limited-overs squad.
Previously, India managed to win their T20I series against Sri Lanka played at home. On the other hand, Australia have been included uncapped Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Hazlewood and D’Arcy Short in the squad for the three-match one-day series. Opener Aaron Finch will lead the side for this three-match series.
Here are some of key statistics with regards to India vs Australia 2020 ODI Series.
10 victories for India against Australia out of the last 15 one-day matches played since 2017. Last time, Australia managed to beat India in the five-match series played in India in March 2019.
61.72 is the average for Indian opener Rohit Sharma against Australia in the 50-over format. Sharma has accumulated 2037 runs from 37 one-day games with seven centuries and eight half-centuries to his name. He will be looking to continue his rich vein of form wthe bat in three-match series against Australia
14 wickets needed by Indian pacer Mohammad Shami to complete 150 wickets in the 50-over format. Shami currently has claimed 136 wickets at an average of 25.00 with eight four-wicket hauls to his name.
1 wicket needed by India’s premier spinner Kuldeep Yadav to complete 100 wickets in the 50-over format. Spinner Kuldeep Yadav currently has claimed 99 wickets at an average of 24.79 with an economy rate of 4.98.
111 runs needed by India’s Lokesh Rahul complete 1000 runs in limited-overs cricket. Rahul currently has scored 889 runs in 26 ODI matches at an average of 42.33 with three centuries and five half-centuries to his name.
56 runs needed by Indian opener Rohit Sharma to complete 9000 runs in one-day internationals. Sharma currently has scored 8944 runs in 221 one-day matches at an average of 49.14 with 28 centuries and 43 half-centuries to his name.
391 runs needed by Indian Captain Virat Kohli to complete 12,000 runs in the limited-overs cricket. Kohli currently has scored 11609 runs in 242 one-day matches at an average of 59.84 with 43 centuries and 55 half-centuries to his name.