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Stats recap: India vs Australia ODI series, 2009

Nilanjan Sen
ANALYST
Stats
1.31K   //    18 Feb 2019, 01:37 IST

India vs Australia in the 2009 ODI series.
India vs Australia in the 2009 ODI series.

In 2009, Australia played a seven match ODI series against India in India. However, out of the seven matches that were scheduled to be played, only six could be played as one of the matches was abandoned due to rain. The Aussies won the series 4-2. Shane Watson was named as the Player of the Series for his 256 runs & 10 wickets in the series.

Let us now have a look at the results and key stats from what was an intriguing match up between two stellar teams.


Results

1st ODI - Australia won by 4 runs. Michael Hussey was named the Player of the Match.

2nd ODI - India won by 99 runs. MS Dhoni was named the Player of the Match.

3rd ODI - India won by 6 wickets. Yuvraj Singh was named the Player of the Match.

4th ODI - Australia won by 24 runs. Shane Watson was named the Player of the Match.

5th ODI - Australia won by 3 runs. Sachin Tendulkar was named the Player of the Match.

6th ODI - Australia won by 6 wickets. Doug Bollinger was named the Player of the Match.

7th ODI - The match was abandoned due to rain.

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Batting performances

354/7 by India in the 2nd ODI was the highest team total of the series.

170 by India in the 6th ODI was the lowest team total of the series.

313 runs scored by Michael Hussey was the highest number of runs scored by a single player in the series.

175 by Sachin Tendulkar in the 5th ODI was the highest individual score in an innings in the series.

3 centuries were scored in the series. They were scored by Sachin Tendulkar (175), MS Dhoni (124) & Shaun Marsh (112).

19 half-centuries were scored in the series.

half-centuries scored by Michael Hussey, Ricky Ponting and Cameron White each was the highest number of half-centuries scored by a player in the series.


Bowling performances

10 wickets taken by Shane Watson was the highest number of wickets taken by a player in the series. His all-round performances won him the Player of the Series award.

5/35 by Doug Bollinger in the 6th ODI was the best bowling performance by a player in the series. It was also the only five-wicket haul by a player in the series.


Wicket-keeping performances

7 dismissals by MS Dhoni was the highest number of dismissals by a wicket-keeper in the series.

3 dismissals by Graham Manou in the 4th ODI was the highest number of dismissals by a wicket-keeper in a single innings in the series.


Fielding performances

catches by Shane Watson was the highest number of catches taken by a player in the series.

catches by Ben Hilfenhaus in the 2nd ODI and Shane Watson in the 4th ODI was the highest number of catches taken by a player in an innings in the series.


India take on Australia in a series consisting of 2 T20is and 5 ODIs, with the series kicking off on the 24th of February, 2019.

With India looking in ominous form and Australia looking to bounce back from a difficult few months, the series is sure to produce the same quality of competitive cricket that these two giants managed to stage ten years ago.

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