Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Terrible collapse

2

No. of times a team has got all out after losing their second wicket after 250 or more runs, both times by India - v SA, Nagpur, 2011 WC and this match.

Fastest Indian

72

No. of inns required by Dhawan to score 3000 ODI runs - least among India batsmen beating Kohli (75 inns). Only Amla (57) and Richards (69) did it in fewer inns.

Quick, very quick!

162

No. of inns by Kohli to score 25 ODI centuries; quickest by far. Tendulkar was the quickest with 234 inns.

Another 4 in a row

1

No. of times India had century pship for the 2nd wkt in 4 consecutive ODIs, before this - 205, 148, 133, 173 in 4 inns in 2012; Kohli has been been involved in both.

Loads of runs

357

Previous highest aggregate against Aus in any series playing 5 or fewer innings, by Tendulkar in Coca-Cola Cup 1997-98. Kohli has gone past that in this series.

four in a row

1

No. of India batsman who scored 4 50-plus scores in 4 consecutive inns vs Aus in Aus, before Kohli - Gavaskar 59, 92*, 77, 72 in 1985-86 B & H World Series Cup

100 in no time

74

Balls needed by India to complete 100 runs in this match - second-fastest by any team against Aus, since 2002. Fastest - 68 balls by NZ, Gabba, Feb 2009.

Solid start

80

Runs in first 10 overs by India - joint-second most by a team vs Aus in Aus since 2002. NZ made 90, Gabba, Feb 2009 and ICC World XI 80, Docklands, Oct 2005

Some relief

10

No. of innings before this match where Rohit and Dhawan failed to add 50 or more runs for the first wicket; added 65 in this innings.

Moving towards top

3

No. of Aus opening pairs who have more century partnerships in ODIs than Finch-Warner's 3 - Gilchrist-Hayden (16), Gilchrist-Waugh (8) and Boon-Marsh (7).

Expensive Ishant

77

Runs conceded by Ishant Sharma in this ODI - most by an India bowler in an ODI in Australia going past Debasis Mohanty's 76 vs Pak, Hobart, 21 Jan 2000.