ICC ODI World Cup 2023: India vs Australia Stats Review – Check out records broken by Virat Kohli and KL Rahul in this game

India won their inaugural match of ODI World Cup 2023 against Australia by 6 wickets despite losing three batters very cheaply for a duck, as the sensible 165-run partnership from Virat Kohli and KL Rahul helped them to chase a total of 200 runs as they were struggling at 2/3 after the end of second over. 

Initially, Australia winning the toss put themselves to bat first and managed to post only 199 runs on board as their batters struggled to read the spin trio of Jadeja, Kuldeep and Ashwin, who ended up picking a total of six wickets in this innings. 

Australian team at one stage were 110/2 in 27 overs, but from there they ended up collapsing to a poor total of 140/7 with Jadeja picking three of them. Aussies could have been bundled out for a total of less than 170 runs but Starc’s decent contribution with the bat helped them to reach 199 runs. 

Numbers and stats from IND vs AUS game:

1 – Australia have lost the opening match of ODI world Cup for the first time after 1996.

Australia in opening matches of ODI World Cup:

1996: Lost to Sri Lanka in Colombo (RPS) – Forfeited

1999: Beat Scotland by 6 wickets in Worcester

2003: Beat Pakistan by 82 runs in Johannesburg

2007: Beat Scotland by 203 runs in Basseterre

2011: Beat Zimbabwe by 91 runs in Ahmedabad

2015: Beat England by 111 runs in Melbourne

2019: Beat Afghanistan by 7 wickets in Bristol

2023: Lost to India by 6 wickets in Chennai

Australia in ODI World Cups in Chennai:

Beat India by 1 run in 1987 WC

Beat Zimbabwe by 96 runs in 1987 WC

Beat New Zealand by 6 wickets in 1996 WC

Lost to India by 6 wickets in 2023 WC

Australia in ODI World Cup on Indian soil:

Played – 19

Won – 15

Lost – 4 

Australia lost to India in 1987 World Cup in Delhi, lost to West Indies in 1996 World Cup in Jaipur, lost to India in 2011 World Cup in Mohali (Quarter-finals) and then they lost to India in 2023 World Cup in Chennai.

Whenever, India have reached at least the semi-finals of the ODI World Cup, they have managed to beat Australia at least once in that WC edition.

1 – Virat Kohli recorded a fifty-plus score for the first time in a successful run-chase of an ODI World Cup game.

Virat Kohli’s highest score while batting second in ODI World Cup:

85 vs Australia in Chennai, 2023 

66 vs England in Birmingham, 2019 (Losing cause)

44* vs Ireland in Hamilton, 2015

1 – Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets (3/28) in a match for the first time in ODI World Cup.

Ravindra Jadeja’s best bowling figures in an ODI World Cup:

3/28 vs Australia in Chennai, 2023

2/23 vs UAE in Perth, 2015

2/27 vs West Indies in Perth, 2015

2/42 vs Bangladesh in Melbourne, 2015

2 – For the second time both Indian openers were dismissed for a duck in an ODI World Cup match.

Both Indian openers getting out for duck in an ODI WC match:

Sunil Gavaskar & Kris Srikkanth vs Zimbabwe in 1983

Ishan Kishan & Rohit Sharma vs Australia in 2023

2 – India lost three wickets for just 2 runs while batting second.

Lowest score at fall of third wicket in a successful run-chase of an ODI match:

IND – 2 vs AUS in Chennai, 2023

SL – 4 vs BAN in Mirpur, 2009

SL – 5 vs NZ in Dhaka, 1998

9 – Virat Kohli recorded his ninth fifty-plus score in ODI World Cup.

Most fifty-plus scores for India in ODI World Cup:

Sachin Tendulkar – 21

Rohit Sharma – 9

Virat Kohli – 9

Mohammad Azharuddin – 8

Rahul Dravid – 8

Yuvraj Singh – 8

16 – Rohit Sharma has recorded 16 ducks in his ODI career.

Most ducks for India in ODIs while batting in top 7 positions:

Sachin Tendulkar – 20

Yuvraj Singh – 18

Sourav Ganguly – 16

Rohit Sharma – 16

19 – David Warner became the fastest to complete 1000 runs in ODI World Cup.

Fastest to complete 1000 runs in ODI World Cup (by inns batted):

David Warner – 19

Sachin Tendulkar – 20

AB de Villiers – 20

Viv Richards – 21

Sourav Ganguly – 21

19 – Mitchell Starc became the fastest to pick 50 wickets in ODI World Cup.

Fastest to pick 50 wickets in ODI World Cup (by inns batted):

Mitchell Starc – 19

Lasith Malinga – 25

Glenn McGrath – 30

Muralitharan – 30

Wasim Akram – 33

97 – KL Rahul has scored 97 runs in this game.

Highest score by an Indian batsman against Australia in ODI World Cup:

Shikhar Dhawan – 117 in The Oval, 2019

Ajay Jadeja – 100* in The Oval, 1999

KL Rahul – 97* in Chennai, 2023

Highest score by an Indian wicketkeeper in an ODI World Cup game:

Rahul Dravid – 145 vs Sri Lanka in Taunton, 1999

KL Rahul – 97* vs Australia in Chennai, 2023

MS Dhoni – 91* vs Sri Lanka in Mumbai (WS), 2011

165 – Virat Kohli and KL Rahul recorded a 165-run partnership for the fourth wicket in this game.

Highest 4th (or) lower wicket partnership for India in ODI World Cup:

MS Dhoni-Suresh Raina: 196* vs Zimbabwe in Auckland, 2015

Virat Kohli-KL Rahul: 165 vs Australia in Chennai, 2023

Vinod Kambli-Navjot Singh Sidhu: 142 vs Zimbabwe in Kanpur, 1996

Highest partnership for India vs Australia in ODI World Cup:

Virat Kohli-KL Rahul: 165 in Chennai, 2023

Ajay Jadeja-Robin Singh: 141 at The Oval, 1999

Shikhar Dhawan-Rohit Sharma: 127 at The Oval, 2019

5517 – Virat Kohli holds the record for having scored most ODI runs (5517) in a successful run-chase.

Most runs scored in a successful ODI run chase:

Virat Kohli – 5517 (92 inns)

Sachin Tendulkar – 5490 (124 inns)

Ricky Ponting – 4186 (104 inns)

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