India vs Australia over the years — in numbers

An inexperienced India lost 4-0 to Don Bradman’s Australia in 1947-48. The Indians failed to find much success Down Under. Here’s everything you need to know about how India has fared.

Captains Aaron Finch and Virat Kohli shake hands following the drawn T20I series in Sydney on Sunday.   -  Getty Images

Results

Twenty20 Internationals

VenueMatchesIndiaAustralia
In India541
In Australia642
Neutral422
Total15105

 

One-Day Internationals

VenueMatchesIndiaAustraliaDrawn
In India5625265
In Australia4811352
Neutral249123
Total128457310

 

Tests

VenueMatchesIndiaAustraliaTiedDrawn
In India502113115
In Australia44528011
Total942641126

 

India vs Australia in Australia

T20Is

SeasonIndia captainAustralia captainMatchesWon by IndiaWon by Australia
2007-08M. S. DhoniMichael Clarke101
2011-12M. S. DhoniGeorge Bailey211
2015-16M. S. DhoniAaron Finch330

Note: Shane Watson captained Australia in the third match in 2015-16.

 

ODIs

SeasonSeriesIndia captainAustralia captainMatchesWon by IndiaWon by AustraliaNo result
1980-81B&H World Series CupSunil GavaskarGreg Chappell5140
1984-85B&H World Championship of cricketSunil GavaskarAllan Border1100
1985-86B&H World Series CupKapil DevAllan Border7250
1991-92B&H World Series CupMohammad AzharuddinAllan Border6150
1991-92B&H World CupMohammad AzharuddinAllan Border1010
1999-00Carlton & United SeriesSachin TendulkarSteve Waugh4040
2003-04VB SeriesSaurav GangulyRicky Ponting6150
2007-08Commonwealth Bank SeriesM. S. DhoniRicky Ponting6321
2011-12Commonwealth Bank SeriesM. S. DhoniMichael Clarke4130
2014-15Carlton Mid ODI Tri-SeriesM. S. DhoniGeorge Bailey2011
2014-15ICC Cricket World CupM. S. DhoniMichael Clarke1010
2015-16Gillette SeriesM. S. DhoniSteve Smith5140

Note: Adam Gilchrist (one match) in 2003-04, Ricky Ponting and Shane Watson (one match each) in 2011-12 led Australia in place of the regular captains.

 

Tests

SeasonIndia captainAustralia captainMatchesWon by IndiaWon by AustraliaDrawn
1947-48Lala AmarnathDon Bradman5041
1967-68M. A. K. PataudiBob Simpson4040
1977-78B. S. BediBob Simpson5230
1980-81Sunil GavaskarGreg Chappell3111
1985-96Kapil DevAllan Border3003
1991-92Mohammad AzharuddinAllan Border5041
1999-00Sachin TendulkarSteve Waugh3030
2003-04Saurav GangulySteve Waugh4112
2007-08Anil KumbleRicky Ponting4121
2011-12M. S. DhoniMichael Clarke4040
2014-15M. S. DhoniMichael Clarke4022

Note: Bill Lawry (third and fourth) in 1967-68, Chandu Borde (first) in 1967-68, Virender Sehwag (fourth) in 2011-12, Virat Kohli (first and fourth in 2014-15) and Steve Smith (second, third and fourth in 2014-15) led their respective sides in place of the regular captains.

 

Highest team scores for India

T20Is

TotalVenueDateResult
200/3SydneyJanuary 31, 2016Won
188/3AdelaideJanuary 26, 2016Won
184/3MelbourneJanuary 29, 2016Won
140/6SydneyFebruary 1, 2012Lost
135/2MelbourneFebruary 3, 2012Won

 

ODIs

TotalVenueDateResult
331/4SydneyJanuary 23, 2016Won
323CanberraJanuary 20, 2016Lost
309/3PerthJanuary 12, 2016Lost
308/8BrisbaneJanuary 15, 2016Lost
303/4BrisbaneJanuary 1, 2004Won

 

Tests

TotalVenueSeasonResult
705/7dSydney2003-04Drawn
600/4dSydney1985-86Drawn
532Sydney2007-08Lost
526Adelaide2007-08Drawn
523Adelaide2003-04Won

 

Highest individual innings for India

T20Is

RunsBatsmanVenueDate
90*Virat KohliAdelaideJanuary 26, 2016
60Rohit SharmaMelbourneJanuary 29, 2016
59*Virat KohliMelbourneJanuary 29, 2016
56*Gautam GambhirMelbourneFebruary 3, 2012
52Rohit SharmaSydneyJanuary 31, 2016

 

ODIs

RunsBatsmanVenueDate
171*Rohit SharmaPerthJanuary 12, 2016
139Yuvraj SinghSydneyJanuary 22, 2004
138Rohit SharmaMelbourneJanuary 18, 2015
126Shikhar DhawanCanberraJanuary 20, 2016
124Rohit SharmaBrisbaneJanuary 15, 2016

 

Tests

RunsBatsmanVenueSeason
241*Sachin TendulkarSydney2003-04
233Rahul DravidAdelaide2003-04
206Ravi ShastriSydney1991-92
195Virender SehwagMelbourne2003-04
178V. V. S. LaxmanSydney2003-04

 

Best bowling figures for India

T20Is

FiguresBowlerVenueDate
3/23Jasprit BumrahAdelaideJanuary 26, 2016
2/21Praveen KumarMelbourneFebruary 3, 2012
2/21Ravindra JadejaAdelaideJanuary 26, 2016
2/28R. AshwinAdelaideJanuary 26, 2016
2/29Rohit SharmaMelbourneFebruary 3, 2012

 

ODIs

FiguresBowlerVenueDate
6/42Ajit AgarkarMelbourneJanuary 9, 2004
5/15Ravi ShastriPerthDecember 8, 1991
4/30Kapil DevMelbourneJanuary 31, 1986
4/30Javagal SrinathSydneyJanuary 14, 2000
4/38Ishant SharmaMelbourneFebruary 10, 2008

 

Tests

FiguresBowlerVenueSeason
8/106Kapil DevAdelaide1985-86
8/141Anil KumbleSydney2003-04
6/41Ajit AgarkarAdelaide2003-04
6/52B. S. ChandrasekharMelbourne1977-78
6/52B. S. ChandrasekharMelbourne1977-78

 

Leading run-scorers for India

T20Is

BatsmanRunsMatchesHighestAverageStrike rateHundredsFifties
Virat Kohli252590*84.00149.1103
Rohit Sharma15166030.20132.4502
Suresh Raina104549*52.00140.5400
M. S. Dhoni103648*51.50103.0000
Gautam Gambhir85356*42.50106.2501

 

ODIs

BatsmanRunsMatchesHighestAverageStrike rateHundredsFifties
Rohit Sharma80516171*57.5090.4432
Sachin Tendulkar74025117*30.8370.7415
M. S. Dhoni491186535.0771.9902
Virat Kohli4761211743.2788.8022
Sunil Gavaskar4561392*41.4559.9205

 

Tests

BatsmanRunsMatchesHighestAverageHundredsFifties
Sachin Tendulkar1,80920241*53.2067
V. V. S. Laxman1,2361517844.1444
Rahul Dravid1,1431523343.9616
Virat Kohli992816962.0052
Virender Sehwag9481019547.4024

 

Leading wicket-takers for India

T20Is

BowlerWicketsMatchesBest figuresAverageRuns per overThree-wicket hauls
Jasprit Bumrah633/2317.168.951
Ravindra Jadeja652/2122.167.820
R. Ashwin552/2829.607.400
Praveen Kumar332/2123.338.750
Hardik Pandya332/3726.0011.140

 

ODIs

BowlerWicketsMatchesBest figuresAverageRuns per overFour-wicket hauls
Irfan Pathan22144/4132.956.451
Kapil Dev21204/3027.523.291
Ishant Sharma18104/3823.555.422
Umesh Yadav17104/7235.646.741
Ravi Shastri15155/1531.403.541

 

Tests

BowlerWicketsMatchesBest figuresAverageRuns per overFive-wicket haulsTen-wicket matches
Kapil Dev51118/10624.582.3950
Anil Kumble49108/14137.733.4641
B. S. Bedi3575/5527.512.4131
E. A. S. Prasanna3186/10431.122.2620
B. S. Chandrasekhar2976/5230.272.6931