Australia v India, 3rd ODI, Melbourne January 17, 2016

Australia's record streak, Kohli fastest to 7000 runs

Stats highlights from the third ODI at the MCG, where Australia took an unassailable lead in the five-match series

Australia's streak of 17 successive wins in home ODIs is the best ever © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

17 Consecutive ODIs won by Australia at home, including this three-wicket win at the MCG - the longest streak for any team. They surpassed West Indies' winning streak from 1986 to 1990 and Sri Lanka's from 1996 to 1998 of 16 consecutive wins each. Australia's last defeat at home was to South Africa at the WACA on November 16, 2014.

8 Losses for India against Australia in their last nine ODIs at the MCG since February 1986. Their only win was in 2007-08. Since 1986, India have an even win-loss record at both MCG and SCG - 0.125 (won 1, lost 8).

2010 The last time Australia lost a bilateral ODI series at home, 2-1 to Sri Lanka in 2010-11. Since then, they have played six series, including this, and have won five of those; they drew 2-2 against Sri Lanka in 2012-13.

4 Consecutive ODI losses for India in Australia - three in this series and the semifinal of the 2015 World Cup. Last time they lost four or more consecutive ODIs there was more than 10 years ago, between January 2000 and January 2004.

0 Totals higher than India's 295 for 6 at the MCG against the hosts in the first innings. India overtook England's 294 which they scored on January 16, 2011, though they lost that game by six wickets. This is the eighth total of 265 or more against Australia at the MCG and the hosts have chased them down successfully on six of those occasions. Australia have made the highest successful chase at MCG as well with this victory.

161 Number of innings needed by Virat Kohli to complete 7000 runs in ODIs - the least by any batsman, beating AB de Villiers who achieved it in 166 innings in November 2014. Kohli is the 36th batsman to score 7000 ODI runs and eighth from India. Kohli' 161 innings are also the fewest by any batsman to make 24 ODI centuries, and by a distance too; Sachin Tendulkar took 219 innings to score as many tons. Only four batsmen have scored more centuries than Kohli in ODIs.

Fastest batsmen to milestones of 6000 to 10,000 ODI runs. © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

3 Kohli's ODI centuries that have come in defeatsfor India, including this one. His previous two centuries in defeats were: 107 against England in Cardiff in 2011 and 123 against New Zealand in Napier in 2013-14.

0 Times Australia conceded 275 or more in three consecutive ODIs against a team before this. India scored 309 for 3 and 308 for 8 in the first two ODIs of this series. This is only the second time Australia have given away 275 or more runs in any three consecutive ODIs. First was in 2007 - 305 for 5 by New Zealand at the WACA, 292 for 7 by England at the SCG and 290 for 7 by New Zealand at the MCG in the CB series.

4 Number of times Glenn Maxwell has got out in the nineties in his ODI career, including his 96 in this match. Since his debut, on August 25, 2012, only Kane Williamson has got more such scores- six 90s. The other Australia batsmen together have got only three nineties in this period.

5 Man-of-the-Match awards for Maxwell in ODIs. Since his debut, only two Australia players have got more such awards - Steven Smith and Mitchell Starc, with six each.

40.22 Kohli's average against Australia in Australia in ODIs, after this innings of 117. It was just 15.83 before this in seven innings and has increased with his scores of 91, 59 and 117 in the first three innings of the series.

300 International matches captained by MS Dhoni; this match was his 300th. Only Ricky Ponting (324) and Stephen Fleming (303) have captained in more times than Dhoni. He has led India in 60 Tests, 189 ODIs and 51 T20Is - only player to lead his side in 50 or more matches in all three formats of the game.

1 India batsmen who made fifty-plus scores in three or more consecutive ODIs against Australia in Australia before Kohli in this series - Sunil Gavaskar scored 59, 92*, 77 and 72 in the Bensen & Hedges World Series Cup of 1985-86. This is the sixth time Kohli has scored 50 or more in three or more consecutive ODI innings; it's his first outside Asia, though. His best sequence is five 50-plus scores in five innings twice: 133*, 108, 66, 183, 106 in 2012 and 68*, 61, 100*, 68, 115* in 2013.

0 Instances of India having at least one centurion in three consecutive ODIs against Australia in Australia, before this series. Rohit Sharma scored 171 not out and 124 in the first two ODIs and Kohli did it in the third ODI with 117. There have been two previous occasions of at least a century in two consecutive ODIs in Australia against the hosts - in February 2008 and January 2004. This is only the second such instance against Australia in Australia. The first was at least a century in four consecutive innings between November 2014 and January 2015.

1 Previous occasions of India having a century partnership for the second-wicket in three or more consecutive ODI innings. Kohli put up 207 and 125 in the first two ODIs with Rohit Sharma and 119 in this ODI with Shikhar Dhawan. India had stands of 205, 148, 133 and 173 in 2012; Kohli was also involved in all four of those stands.

0 Fifty-plus opening partnerships between Dhawan and Rohit in the last 10 innings they have opened together, with a highest of 42 against South Africa in Nagpur. They had added more than 50 runs in four of the previous five ODIs. They averaged 49.43 till then and in the last 10 innings, they average only 23.50.

Bharath Seervi is stats sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo. @SeerviBharath

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