Brisbane: The statistical highlights from the 7th ODI of the CB tri-series between India and Australia at Brisbane.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni improved an already good record in ODIs in Australia. His aggregate of 538 (ave.67.25) includes four fifties in 15 games.
# Dhoni has recorded his fourth fifty against Australia - his 45th in ODIs. As skipper, he has averaged 56.90 in ODIs - 4211 runs in 117 matches, including four centuries and 31 fifties.
# Dhoni's splendid average of 56.90 is the highest by a captain in ODIs (minimum qualification: 1000 runs).
# Australia's brilliant win is their 19th in 36 matches at Gabba (Lost 13 & NR 4).
# Australia's success % against India is 63.00 - 63 wins, 37 losses and 8 no-result games out of 108 contested.
# Australia have defeated India in an ODI at Gabba after a gap of almost 20 years - their last victory was by one run on March 1, 1992.
# Australia's victory by 110 runs is their fifth largest over India in terms of runs in ODIs - the biggest is by 208 runs at Sydney on February 8, 2004.
# Australia's super win is the highest by any team by runs' margin at Gabba, surpassing the 94-run win by Sri Lanka against South Africa on January 17, 2006.
# Australia have won three ODIs and lost two against India at Gabba.
# Australia (288/5) have posted their highest total against India at Gabba, eclipsing the 284 on January 18, 2004.
# Four medium-pacers have played for India in the match - Vinay Kumar, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan and Umesh Yadav - the last time this happened was against Sri Lanka (299/8) at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium on August 28, 2010 in the Triangular Series Final when Ishant Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Munaf Patel and Praveen Kumar had played for India.
# David Warner (43) has recorded his highest ODI innings against India.
# The 70-run stand between Matthew Wade and Warner is Australia's highest for the opening wicket in 13 ODIs.
# The above stand is Australia's highest for the first wicket against India at Gabba, eclipsing the 46 between Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden on January 18, 2004.
# Irfan Pathan (3/61) has recorded his best performance at Gabba, eclipsing the 3 for 64 against Australia on January 18, 2004.
# Pathan has captured 9 wickets at 26.88 runs apiece at Gabba in six matches - the most by an Indian bowler at this venue.
# Ricky Ponting, for the first time in his ODI career, has registered five single-digit scores in succession - 2, 1, 6, 2 & 7.
# Wade's excellent 45 off 67 balls is his second highest innings in ODIs - the highest is 67 against India at MCG on February 5, 2012.
# Michael Hussey (59 off 52 balls) has recorded his seventh fifty against India - his 36th in ODIs.
# Michael Hussey is the 13th Australian to complete 5,000 runs in ODIs, aggregating 5002 at an average of 50.52 in 142 matches.
# Hussey is the second Australian to amass 5000 runs apart from averaging 50-plus in ODIs. Michael Bevan had managed 6912 runs at an average of 53.58 in 232 matches.
# Michael Hussey took 142 innings to complete 5000 runs - the sixth quickest for Australia. Dean Jones holds an Australian record, having taken 128 innings, followed by Matthew Hayden (133), Michael Bevan (135), Ricky Ponting (137) and Mark Waugh (141).
# David Hussey, with 244 runs at an average of 81.33 in five matches, is the top run-scorer in the CB series 2011-12.
# Vinay Kumar has conceded 60 runs or more for the second time without capturing a wicket in an ODI - the first instance being 9-1-71-0 against Australia at Visakhapatnam on October 20, 2010.
# Peter Forrest (52 off 71 balls) has posted his second fifty in ODIs - his best is 66 against India at Adelaide on February 12, 2012.
# Brett Lee has taken his wickets tally to 54 (ave. 20.90) in 31 matches - the most by an Australian bowler against India in ODIs.
# Brett Lee (161 wickets at 22.96 in 90 matches in Australia) has equalled Glenn McGrath's feat of 161 wickets at 20.22 apiece in 96 matches in Australia.
Story first published on: Sunday, 19 February 2012 19:42 IST