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Figure out Australia's 21-run win over India at Bengaluru

September 29, 2017 12:13 IST

David Warner

IMAGE: David Warner celebrates after completing a hundred in the fourth ODI in Bengaluru on Thursday. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI

David Warner scored 124 in his 100th match and combined with Aaron Finch (94) for a record 231-run opening stand, as Australia posted a 21-run victory over India in the fourth One-Day International in Bengaluru, on Thursday.

After amassing 334-5 from their 50 overs, Australia restricted India to 313-8 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium to narrow the host’s lead in the five-match series to 3-1.

The result denied India a 10th straight ODI victory.

Check out some statistical highlights from the match.

- After losing their last 11 result-oriented matches away from home, Australia won their first ODI.

- Australia (334/5) posted their second highest total versus India in ODIs at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, next only to the 347 for two on November 12, 2003.

- Overall, Australia registered four totals of 300-plus in ODIs at this venue.

- India's 313 for eight is their third highest losing total against Australia in ODIs - the highest being 347 at Hyderabad on November 5, 2009.

- Finch and Warner were involved in a stand of 231- Australia's highest opening partnership versus India in ODIs - their third highest stand for any wicket next only to the 242 between Steven Smith and George Bailey at Perth on January 12, 2016 and 234 (unbroken) between Damien Martyn and Ricky Ponting at Johannesburg on March 23, 2003 - both for the third wicket.

- Warner posted a fantastic innings of 124. His second hundred versus India is his 14th in ODIs.

- Warner has got his 13th Man of the Match award in ODIs - his second versus India.

- Warner has posted ten hundreds in a winning cause in ODIs - his tally being 2915 runs at an average of 53.98 in 57 matches.

Aaron Finch

IMAGE: Aaron Finch continued his good run of form following the 124 he scored at Indore, in the fourth ODI against India in Bengaluru on Thursday. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

- Warner became the first Australian player and the eighth overall to record a century in his 100th ODI. The first seven batsmen being Gordon Greenidge, Chris Cairns, Yousuf Youhana, Kumar Sangakkara, Chris Gayle, Marcus Trescothick and Ramnaresh Sarwan.

- Only two batsmen have scored more runs than Warner in their 100th ODI - 132 not out by West Indian Chris Gayle versus England at Lord's on July 6, 2004 and 129 by Pakistan's Yousuf Youhana versus Sri Lanka at Sharjah on April 17, 2002.

- Geoff Marsh had scored 81 versus the West Indies at Port of Spain on March 10, 1991 - the previous highest by an Australian player in his 100th ODI.

- Warner (124) recorded the second highest individual score by an Australian batsman against India in ODIs at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, behind the 130 by Michael Clarke on September 29, 2007.

- Both Warner's run-aggregate (2678 at an average of 59.51 in 50 matches) and the centuries (12) are the highest in ODIs since 2015.

- Warner took his tally to 4217, at an average of 44.86 - the second highest by a player after 100 ODIs. Hashim Amla had aggregated 4808 runs (ave. 53.42), including 16 centuries.

- Finch has recorded three consecutive fifty-plus innings this year in ODIs - 68 versus England at Birmingham; 124 at Indore and 94 at Bengaluru - both against India.

- Umesh Yadav (4/71) registered his best bowling figures versus Australia in ODIs, eclipsing the 4 for 72 at Sydney on March 26, 2015.

- Overall, he has claimed four wickets in an ODI innings four times.

- Yadav completed 100 wickets in ODIs – his aggregate being 102 at 32.25 runs apiece in 71 matches. He became the eighth Indian fast bowler to complete 100 wickets or more in ODIs. He joined Javagal Srinath (315), Ajit Agarkar (288), Kapil Dev (253), Venkatesh Prasad (196), Manoj Prabhakar (157), Ishant Sharma (115) and Sourav Ganguly (100).

- Hardik Pandya has scored 200 runs or more in an ODI series for the first time - his tally being 222 (ave.55.50) in four innings, including two fifties.

- Twelve sixes hit by Pandya in the present series are the most by him in a series/competition.

- Rahane posted three fifties in succession versus Australia for the first time in ODIs - 55 at Kolkata; 70 at Indore and 53 at Bengaluru.

- Kedar Jadhav's first fifty (67 off 69 balls) vs Australia is his third in ODIs.

- Rohit Sharma has hit 53 sixes in 27 innings against Australia - the most by a batsman against them in ODIs – the first to complete a half century of sixes against Australia, next highest being 39 in 42 innings by Eoin Morgan for England and Ireland.

- In International Cricket (Tests/ODIs/T20Is), Rohit's aggregate of 70 sixes in 44 innings is the most by any batsman versus Australia.

- Rohit averages 63.82 versus Australia (1468 runs in 27 matches) - the highest among the batsmen with 1,000 runs or more against them in ODIs.

- Virat Kohli has totalled 2008 runs, average of 74.37, in 36 innings to establish a record for the quickest to 2,000 runs as captain in ODIs. He has surpassed Abraham de Villiers's feat of reaching the milestone in 41 innings.

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