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17 Jan 2019

#IndiaInAustralia: Records that could be scripted in the third ODI

India and Australia will be facing each other in the third and final ODI at the MCG on January 18.

Team India won the second ODI by six wickets to level the series at 1-1.

There is everything to play for in the final encounter.

The match can witness several records being broken.

Here are the details.

Rohit

Rohit Sharma could script these new feats

Rohit Sharma could script these new feats

Team India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma has been in supreme form with the bat.

The senior cricketer needs only 28 runs in order to become the highest ODI run-getter for India at the MCG.

Rohit could go past former Indian cricketer Kris Srikkanth (368 runs).

Rohit needs 173 runs to become the highest run-scorer among Indian batsmen in Australia in ODIs.

Milestones

These cricketers could achieve a new career milestone

Ace Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav is just one wicket away from completing 50 ODI scalps away from home.

Australian cricket team skipper Aaron Finch needs four more catches in order to get to the mark of 50 as an outfielder.

Glenn Maxwell needs four wickets to complete 50 career ODI scalps.

Ambati Rayudu is just 53 away from notching 1,000 ODI runs outside India.

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Shami

Shami is one wicket away from 250 international scalps

Shami is one wicket away from 250 international scalps

Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami needs one more wicket to get to the mark of 250 scalps in international cricket across formats.

He has picked up 144 wickets in Tests, 97 in ODIs and another eight in T20Is.

Shami is just three wickets away from completing 100 ODI wickets.

Dhoni, Jadeja

Dhoni, Jadeja chase special records

Veteran MS Dhoni needs just 34 to notch 1,000 ODI runs in Australia.

He will become only the fourth Indian to achieve the record after Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.

Ravindra Jadeja requires 10 more to get to 2,000-run mark in ODIs.

He can join the likes of Tendulkar and Kapil Dev with 2,000 ODI runs and 150-plus wickets.

Dhawan could surpass 5,000 runs in ODIs

India's opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan needs 33 more to get to 5,000 runs in ODI cricket. He has 4,967 runs from 117 ODI matches. Dhawan alongside his partner Rohit is 92 runs away from registering 1,000 runs against Australia in the 50-over format.

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When is the third ODI between India and Australia?

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The third ODI between India and Australia starts on Friday at the MCG.

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The match will start at 7:50 AM IST and will be telecast live on the Sony Ten Network.

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MS Dhoni requires just 34 runs from completing 1,000 ODI runs in Australia. He could join the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.

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India's opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan needs just 33 runs to complete the 5,000-mark in ODIs.

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