World Cup: India vs Australia- Records that can be scripted
India and Australia are embroiled in a cracking battle at The Oval on Sunday in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019. Both sides will be aiming to get the bragging rights and gain momentum in the tournament. On a flat deck, we expect to witness plenty of runs. Here are the records that can be scripted.
India aiming for 50th ODI win against Australia
India can pocket their 50th win against Australia today if they manage to get past the line. They have won 49 ODIs against the Aussies in 136 matches. India can also better the tally against Australia in World Cup meetings. Aussies currently lead the proceedings 8-3. The Indian team will be aiming to script a fifth ODI victory in 2019 against Australia.
Dhawan, Indian team can script these records at The Oval
Shikhar Dhawan is India's highest run-scorer at The Oval. He has two centuries here. A ton can see Dhawan be the joint-highest centurion at The Oval alongside former England batsman Marcus Trescothick. India, who are batting first, can script their highest total at this venue. Their best score here is 321/6 against Sri Lanka in 2017.
What both teams can achieve at The Oval?
India have a poor record at The Oval. Out of 13 ODIs, they have won five games. Today, India can extend their tally of victories here. Australia have played 15 ODIs here. A win could see them extend the tally to nine games.
Individual feats that can be achieved in this match
Dhawan can surpass the 500-run mark today in 2019. Rohit Sharma, who scored a ton in the previous match, can slam his third century this year. Only four batsmen have achieved this feat including Indian skipper Virat Kohli. Rohit, Usman Khawaja and Aaron Finch are all in contention to get past 800 runs in 2019.
Kohli can go past Dravid with this feat
Kohli has 10,861 ODI runs. He has the opportunity to surpass the legendary Rahul Dravid in terms of career ODI runs (10,889). If Kohli hits a fifty, then this will be his 50th half-century in ODIs.