Bailey has a brilliant record against India. Check it out!
Here’s all about Australia’s stand-in captain George Bailey super record against India and other statistical highlights of the abandoned fourth cricket one-dayer between India and Australia in Ranchi on Wednesday.
# George Bailey registered his eleventh fifty in ODIs -- his third in four innings against India. His brilliant 98 off 94 balls is the highest individual score at Ranchi.
# Bailey recorded his second highest score in ODIs behind only to the 125 not out off 110 balls vs West Indies at Perth on February 3, 2013.
# Bailey enjoys an excellent record in ODIs vs India -- his tally being 318 (ave.106.00) in four innings. He became the first batsman to amass 300 runs in the current series.
# Bailey set an Australian record and became the first captain to amass 300-plus in a bilateral series, eclipsing Ricky Ponting's tally of 295 in five innings (ave. 73.75), including a century and two fifties against West Indies in Australia in 2009-10.
# The previous highest by an Australian skipper against India in a bilateral series was 267 (ave.44.50) in six games in 2009-10 by Ponting.
Image: George Bailey
Mohammed Shami (3/42) recorded his best bowling figures in ODIs
# The Ranchi ODI has provided the ninth occasion between the two countries when a match has failed to produce a result.
# Australia (295 for eight) have registered the highest total at Ranchi.
# For the seventh time in an innings in ODIs, two batsmen got dismissed in the nervous nineties. Sri Lanka and Australia provide three instances each and New Zealand one.
# Glenn Maxwell (92 off 77 balls) has recorded a career-best score in ODIs, outstripping an unbeaten 56 vs Pakistan at Sharjah on September 3, 2012. His fourth fifty in
ODIs is his second against India.
# Bailey and Maxwell were involved in a 153-run stand -- Australia's highest fifth-wicket partnership against India in ODIs, surpassing the 144 between Michael Clarke and Brad
Haddin at Bangalore on September 29, 2007.
# The above stand is Australia's fifth highest for the fifth wicket in ODIs.
# Australia have registered 38 sixes -- the most hit by them in a bilateral series, eclipsing the 34 hit vs India in seven games in 2007-08.
# Mohammed Shami (3/42) recorded his best bowling figures in ODIs.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni has led India 146 times, emulating Sourav Ganguly's tally. Only Mohammad Azharuddin (174) has led India more times than Dhoni. Ganguly's overall tally of 147 times includes one for Asia XI.
Image: Mohammed Shami