Kohli and India re-write record books

A statistical overview of the second ODI between India and Australia in Jaipur on October 16, 2013.

Virat Kohli scored the fastest ODI century by an Indian batsman.


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JAIPUR: India provided ample proof of their formidable strength at home on October 16, 2013 as they pulled off their highest ever ODI chase to restore parity in the seven-match series against Australia.

The match also saw a plethora of other records being set.

Here's a statistical overview of the second ODI.

  • The successful chase of 360 is the second-highest ever in ODIs. It only trails South Africa's successful pursuit of 435 against Australia at Johannesburg on March 12, 2006.
  • The successful chase of 360 is India's highest ever in ODIs. The previous highest was 330 for 4 against Pakistan in 2012.
  • Virat Kohli's 100 off 52 balls is the fastest century by an Indian and the seventh fastest ODI hundred. Kohli eclipsed Virender Sehwag's 60-ball century against New Zealand at Hamilton on March 11, 2009.
  • This is the first time that India successfully chased a total in excess of 300 against Australia.George Bailey was one of Australia's top-five to make a half-century in Jaipur.
  • For the first time ever, the top five batsmen in an ODI innings scored half-centuries as Australia posted a massive 359/5. Aaron Finch (50) and Phil Hughes (83) provided the foundation, Shane Watson (56) tended to the middle, and skipper Bailey (92*, 50b) and Glenn Maxwell (53, 32b) looted 96 in just 51 deliveries to cap off a wonderful outing.
  • All top four successful run chases in ODI history have come against Australia - 438 for 9 (South Africa in 2006); 362 for 1 (India in 2013); 350 for 9 (New Zealand in 2007); 340 for 5 (New Zealand in 2007).
  • The match aggregate of 721 for 6 is the fourth-highest in ODIs.
  • Rohit Sharma's 123-ball 141*, is so far, the highest by an Indian batsman in ODIs in 2013.
  • Rohit Sharma scored his third ODI century and the first as an opening batsman. He last scored an ODI century against Sri Lanka in May 2010.
  • Rohit Sharma's 141 not out is his highest score in ODIs.

    58 balls: AB de Villiers - South Africa vs India at Ahmedabad on February 27, 2010.

    De Villiers hit 11 boundaries and three sixes in his 59-ball 102* and shared an unbroken partnership of 173 runs ... more 
    58 balls: AB de Villiers - South Africa vs India at Ahmedabad on February 27, 2010.

    De Villiers hit 11 boundaries and three sixes in his 59-ball 102* and shared an unbroken partnership of 173 runs for the third wicket with Jacques Kallis to set up South Africa's comfortable 90-run win.

    BRIEF SCORES: South Africa 365 for 2 (Jacques Kallis 104*, AB de Villiers 102*, Hashim Amla 87, Loots Bosman 68, Ravindra Jadeja 1-53) DEFEATED India 275 in 44.3 overs (Virat Kohli 57, Suresh Raina 49, Dale Steyn 3-37, Lonwabo Tsotsobe 3-58). less 
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  • Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan's 176-run partnership is India's highest for the first wicket against Australia. It eclipsed the 175 of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly in 1998 in Kanpur.
  • India's top three scored fifties - this was the first time that the top three have scored fifties for India in the same innings since December 2011.
  • Australia's 359 for 5 was their highest total on Indian soil surpassing the previous best of 350 for 4 in Hyderabad in 2009. This total also equalled their highest ever total of 359 for 2 against India made during 2003 World Cup final in South Africa and 359 for 4 in a VB Series match in Sydney in 2004.
  • Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan's 176-run partnership is India's 12th highest for the first wicket.
  • Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli's unbroken 186-run partnership is India's 13th highest for the second wicket.


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