Ind vs Aus ODI series: Team India will aim to break the Sydney jinx when they’ll lock horns with Australia in the opening ODI of the three-match series on Friday. Notable, the Men in Blue have played 17 ODIs in Sydney out of which they have just two games and suffered loss in 14 of them.
India’s win percentage in Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is just 12.5% and the Virat Kohli-led team will be eager to improve that.
India vs Australia head-to-head ODI record in Sydney
India vs Australia ODI series: Top 5 India players with most ODI runs in Sydney
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- Notably, Indian skipper and number 1 ODI batsman Virat Kohli has scored just 36 runs in five 50-overs games in Sydney. He has a dismal average of 9 at this venue.
- India’s highest ODI total at Sydney cricket ground is 331/4, which they scored on 23 Jan 2016.
India vs Australia Head-to-head record in ODI
1. Head-to-head (overall)
2. Head-to-head (in Australia)
Last five ODI matches results (in Australia)
- India beat Australia by 36 runs in The Oval in 2019
- India beat Australia by 6 wickets in Adelaide in 2019
- Australia beat India by 34 runs in Sydney in 2019
- India beat Australia by 6 wickets in Sydney in 2016
- Australia beat India by 25 runs in Canberra in 2016
ODI squads for the India tour of Australia
India’s squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (vice-captain & wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper).
Australia’s squad: Aaron Finch (capt), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis,
Matthew Wade (wicket-keeper), David Warner, Adam Zampa.
First ODI: November 27, SCG
Second ODI: November 29, SCG
Third ODI: December 2, Manuka Oval