2nd ODI in numbers: Several records broken as Australia sink India | cricket news

New Delhi: Pacer Mitchell Starc proved to be the main tormentor with the ball while half-centuries from opener Mitchell Marsh and Travis Head helped Australia seal a 10-wicket win over India in the second one-dayer in Visakhapatnam. To flatten the chain.
Starc was at his classy best as he took his 9th five-wicket haul as the visitors bundled out India for 117 in 26 overs. Marsh and Head then chased down the target in the blink of an eye and took the Aussies home in just 11 overs.
It was an afternoon of records for both the teams. For India, the hosts were on the wrong side of the history books and several unfair records will haunt them for some time. Australia, on the other hand, enjoyed a perfect day and rewrote the books with a clinical performance.
Here’s a look at the records that were rewritten and broken india vs australia Second ODI.
#117 is now India’s third lowest score against Australia in ODIs. 63 in 1981 and 100 in 2000 both remain India’s lowest scores against Australia in Sydney.
# It was also India’s fourth lowest ODI score at home after 78 against Sri Lanka in 1986, 100 against West Indies in 1993 and 112 against Sri Lanka in 2017.
# Mitchell Starc moved to the third spot in the list of most five-sixes in ODIs. It was Starc’s ninth half-century in the format and the pacer is now only behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan (10) and Pakistan’s Waqar Younis (13).
# It was also India’s worst ever defeat in terms of balls remaining as Australia chased down the target of 118 runs with 234 balls to spare.
# Australia scored 121/0 in 11 overs and it is now their third fastest (in terms of overs) to complete the ODI run-chase. The other two were 66/1 in 7.5 overs against USA in 2004 and 71/1 in 9.2 overs against West Indies in 2013.


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