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.

    31 balls: South Africa captain AB de Villiers claimed three records in just one innings against the West Indies in Johannesburg today. Having hit the fastest ODI fifty off 16 balls (taking over from

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    31 balls: South Africa captain AB de Villiers claimed three records in just one innings against the West Indies in Johannesburg today. Having hit the fastest ODI fifty off 16 balls (taking over from Sanath Jayasuriya;s 17 in 1996), AB completed his hundred in just 31 balls—improving the world record by Corey Anderson by an incredible five balls. He also hit 16 sixes, equalling Rohit Sharma’s record against Australia in 2013. His innings took South Africa to 439-2 in 50 overs, their best ODI score.

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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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