Most runs in IND vs AUS ODI encounters
India and Australia have produced many interesting matches across the three formats. It is due to the fact that the two cricketing powerhouses boast numerous high-profile names in their side that compete against one another and help their side get ahead in the contest.
Speaking about their head-to-head records in the 50-over format, the Aussies have a massive upper hand they have won 80 matches in their 143 outings whereas India have won 53 games while 10 matches yielded no result.
As the two teams are set to lock horns in a three-match ODI series, batters will be on the lookout to amass massive runs in the series. In this piece, we take a look at the top three players who have got the most runs in the ODIs when India and Australia have clashed-
3. Ricky Ponting | AUS | 2164 runs
Arguably one of the greatest skippers of all time, Australia’s Ricky Ponting has aggregated the most runs for the side against India in the One-Day format. The batter featured in 59 matches and got 2164 runs with nine fifties and six tons under his belt.
2. Rohit Sharma | IND | 2208 runs
India skipper Rohit Sharma is the leading run-scorer among the active Indian cricketers in the ODI format against Australia. In 40 matches, the opener has amassed eight centuries and as many fifties and scored 2208 runs.
1. Sachin Tendulkar | IND | 3077 runs
Regarded as the greatest batter of all time, Sachin Tendulkar holds numerous records in the history of the sport across formats. He got a massive number of runs with ease against teams around the world. Against the dominant Aussies, Tendulkar holds the record for the most runs, having scored a whopping 3077 in 71 matches. He also has nine tons and 15 half-centuries against Australia.