Starc is at his absolute best as his 9th 5th has helped the visitors overtake India with a low score of 117 in 26 rounds. Marsh and Head then ended the chase in a flash, sending the Australian home in just 11 laps.
It was a record afternoon for both teams. As for India, the home team has gone in the wrong direction in the history books and many unwarranted records will haunt them for some time. Australia, on the other hand, enjoyed a perfect day and rewrote the books with clinical performance.
Here are the records that have been rewritten and broken in India vs Australia Second ODI.
# The 117 currently India’s third lowest score compared to Australia in ODI. 63 1981 and 100 in 2000, both in Sydney continue to be home to India’s lowest totals relative to Australia.
# This is also India’s fourth lowest ODI score at home after 78 against Sri Lanka in 1986, 100 vs West Indies in 1993 and 112 vs Sri Lanka 2017.
# Mitchell Starc has moved up to third place on the list of top five earners in ODI. It is Starc’s 9th driver in this format and the driver is currently only behind Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka. (ten) and Waqar Younis of Pakistan (13).
# The loss was also India’s worst ever loss in the ODI in terms of remaining balls as Australia flew to a 118 goal with 234 ball for backup.
# Australia is fired 121/0 in 11 rounds and now this is their third fastest time (in terms of passes) to complete the ODI chase. The other two 66/1 in 7.5 passes against the United States in 2004 and 71/1 out of 9.2 episodes compared to the West Indies in 2013.