Stats Corner – Ind Vs Aus

Stats Corner:

Summary Total In India In Australia
       
Matches Played 90 46 44
       
Won by India 24 19 6
       
Won by Australia 40 12 28
       
Draw 25 14 11
       
Tie 1 1 0

 

  • Australia enjoys a healthy edge over India with a win loss record of 40-24.
  • Australia has won 12 test matches in India. However their last win dates back to the 2004-2005 series and are yet to win a test in their next 11 attempts . After that series they have played 3 series in more than 12 years but are yet to win a test match. India has won 3 straight series with a margin of 2-0 in 2008-2009.
  • India has white washed Australia in their 2 two series. 2-0 in 2010-2011 and 4-0 in 2012-2013.
  • The below table shows the performance of both the teams in India by series basis:-
Series Summary 1956-1957 1959-1960 1964-1965 1969-1970 1979-1980 1986-1987 1996-1997 1997-1998 2000-2001 2004-2005 2008-2009 2010-2011 2012-2013
                           
Matches Played 3 5 3 5 6 3 1 3 3 4 4 2 4
                           
Won by India 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 1 2 2 4
                           
Won by Australia 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
                           
Draw 1 2 1 1 4 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
                           
Tie 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

  • India and Australia have played 13 series in India and Australia won 4 series. India have won 7 series and sharing two series with a score line of 1-1 and 0-0.
  • The teams were involved in the 2nd tied match in the history of test cricket in Madras in the 1986-1987 series.

 

Summary Matches Runs Scored Fifties Hundreds Wickets Taken 5 Fors 10 Fors
India 413 19848 75 55 710 42 9
               
Australia 335 17201 73 49 587 18 2
               
In favour of India 78 2647 2 6 123 24 7

 

  • The above table indicates that by numbers India has better advantage in the batting and bowling departments when the entire squads are taken into consideration.
  • Australian squad picked has less exposure playing in Indian conditions. Only Warner, Wade, Smith, Strac and Lyon have played in India.
  • With India dominating the home season and winning test series against New Zealand, England and Bangladesh, Australia will find it difficult to beat India. Experts predict a 4-0 win to India.

 

Batting records between the 2 teams in India

Team Highest Score Lowest Score
India 657/7 104
Australia 577 93

 

Note:  Lowest Scored are considers only when the team is all out.

Team Player Name Most Runs Scored
India Sachin Tendulkar 1821
Australia Matthew Hyden 1027

 

Team Player Name Most Runs Scored
India VVS Laxman 281
Australia Dean Jones 210

For India

 

  • Sachin Tendulkar leads with 1821 runs in 19 tests from 36 innings with 9 fifties and 5 centuries with a highest score of 214 runs.

 

  • Along with Tendulkar, VVS Laxman with 1198 runs and Rahul Dravid 1000 runs have scored 1000 runs against Australia.

 

  • VVS Laxman has the highest score of 281 runs in a single innings in the famous Kolkota test.

 

  • When it comes to partnerships Tendulkar and Dravid have scored maximum runs as pair. They have 759 runs from 13 innings with 3 century stands and 3 half century stands for their credit. 169 runs is their highest partnership.

 

For Australia

 

  • Matthew Hayden tops with 1027 runs in 11 test from 22 innings with 5 fifties and 2 centuries with a highest score of 203 runs.

 

  • Matthew hayden is the lone Australian to score 1000 test runs in India.

 

  • Dean Jones has the highest score of 210runs in a single innings.

 

  • The pair of Hayden and Langer make s successful combination. They have scored 577 runs from 12 innings with 1 century and 3 half century stands. 136 runs is their highest partnership.

Bowling Records between the 2 teams in India

Team Player Name Most Wickets Taken
India Harbhajan Singh 86
Australia Richie Benaud 52

 

For India

  • Harbhajan Singh heads the wickets column with 86 wickets in 14 matches from 28 innings. He has picked up 7 five wicket hauls and 3 ten wicket huals with innings best of 8 for 84 and match best of 15 for 217.
  • After Harbhajan Anil Kumble is the only bowler to take 50 plus wickets with 62 wickets.

 

For Australia

  • Richard Benaud tops the wickets column with 52 sclaps in 8 matches from 16 innings. He has picked up 5 five wicket hauls and 1 ten wicket haul with innings best of 7 for 72 and 11 for 105.
  • No other bowler has taken more than 50 wickets other than Richard Benaud for Australia.

 

Fielding and Wicket keeping Records:

For India

  • Rahul Dravid holds the top position with 32 catches from 34 innings in 17 matches. He has taken a maximum of 3 catches in an innings.
  • MS Dhoni is the clear leader as a wicket keeper. He has accounted for 36 dismissals which included 25 catches behind the stumps and 11 stumping from 20 innings from 10 matches. He has a maximum of 5 dismissals in an innings with 3 catches and 2 stumpings.

For Australia

  • Ricky Ponting sits first with 20 catches from 20 innings in 14 matches. He has taken a maximum of 3 catches in an innings.
  • Adam Gilchrist leads the list with 29 dismissals from 14 innings in 7 matches as a wicket keeper. All his dismissals are caught behind with  a maximum of 4 catches in an innings.