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Why Australia dominates India in ODI cricket?

By Rohit - March 15, 2023 - Last updated on Mar 15, 2023 01:27 AM
Why Australia dominates India in ODI cricket?

Australia and India are two of the most successful and popular teams in ODI cricket. They have played some thrilling and memorable matches over the years, and have produced some of the greatest players of the game. However, when it comes to head-to-head records, Australia has a clear edge over India in ODI cricket.

first India vs. Australia ODI was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) as part of the 1980 Benson & Hedges World Series Cup, with Sunil Gavaskar leading the Indian side to a 66-run victory, thanks in part to Sandeep Patil's impressive 70-ball 64.

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In the most recent ODI match between the two teams, India secured a 13-run victory over Australia in Canberra on December 2, 2020.

Nevertheless, Australia has been the more dominant team in this format, claiming victory in 80 of the 143 matches played against India, while India has won 53 times in this head-to-head competition.

India and Australia have played 143 ODIs so far, with Australia winning 80, India winning 53, and 10 matches ending without a result

India vs Australia head-to-head in ODIs

Matches India won Australia won Tied No result
143 53 80 0 10

According to the latest statistics, Australia has won 80 out of 143 ODI matches played against India, while India has won only 53 matches. 10 matches ended without a result. This means that Australia has a win percentage of 55.94% against India, while India has a win percentage of 37.06% against Australia.

So what are the reasons behind Australia’s dominance over India in ODI cricket? Here are some possible factors:

  • Australia has a more balanced and versatile team than India. They have world-class batsmen, bowlers, and all-rounders who can adapt to any conditions and situations. They also have more depth and variety in their batting and bowling line-ups than India.
  • Australia has a more aggressive and positive approach than India. They play with more intent and confidence than India, and do not hesitate to take risks and put pressure on the opposition. They also have more experience and composure in handling crunch situations than India.
  • Australia has a better record than India in major tournaments and knockout matches. They have won five World Cups, two Champions Trophies, and one World Cup Super Series, while India has won two World Cups, one Champions Trophy, and one Asia Cup. Australia has also beaten India in seven out of nine knockout matches in World Cups and Champions Trophies.

These are some of the possible reasons why Australia dominates India in ODI cricket. However, this does not mean that India cannot challenge or beat Australia in the future. India has a talented and young team that can improve and learn from their mistakes. They also have some of the best players in the world who can perform on any given day. They just need to be more consistent and confident in their abilities, and play with more passion and pride.

What do you think? Do you agree or disagree with these reasons? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments section below.

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