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India vs Australia Rivalry in ICC ODI World Cup

The rivalry between India and Australia in the ICC ODI World Cup has been intense and exciting. Discover the history, key moments, and memorable matches of this fierce competition between two cricketing powerhouses.

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The rivalry between India and Australia in the ICC ODI World Cup is one of the most intense and highly anticipated clashes in cricket. Both teams have a rich history in the tournament and have produced some thrilling encounters over the years. In this article, we will take a deep dive into the head-to-head record between India and Australia in the World Cup, as well as their overall ODI, T20, and Test match statistics.

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India vs Australia Head to Head Record in ODI World Cup

India and Australia have faced each other 12 times in the ICC Men's ODI World Cup, with Australia holding the edge in these matches. Out of the 12 games, Australia has emerged victorious in 8 matches, while India has won 4. Some of the most memorable encounters between the two teams in the World Cup include the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup and the finals of the 2003 World Cup.

Here is a detailed breakdown of the head-to-head record between India and Australia in the ODI World Cup:

  Date   Winner   Margin
  June 13, 1983   Australia   162 runs
  June 20, 1983   India   118 runs
  October 9, 1987   Australia   1 run
  October 22, 1987   India   56 runs
  March 1, 1992   Australia   1 run
  February 27, 1996   Australia   16 runs
  June 4, 1999   Australia   77 runs
  February 15, 2003   Australia   9 wickets
  March 23, 2003   Australia   125 runs
  March 24, 2011   India   5 wickets
  March 26, 2015   Australia   95 runs
  June 9, 2019   India   36 runs


It is worth noting that the most recent encounter between India and Australia in the World Cup took place in 2019, where India emerged victorious by 36 runs. This victory showcased India's ability to perform under pressure against a formidable opponent.


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India vs Australia Head to Head Record in ODI Matches

The rivalry between India and Australia extends beyond the World Cup, with both teams having faced each other numerous times in ODI matches. Here is a comprehensive overview of their head-to-head record in ODI matches:

  Team   Australia   India
  Span   1947-2023   1947-2023
  Mat    107   107
  Won   45   32
  Lost   32   45
  Draw   29   29
  Tied   1   1
  NR   0   0
  W/L   1.406   0.711
  %W   42.05   29.9
  %L   29.9   42.05
  %D   27.1   27.1
  %   58.33   41.66

 

From the statistics, it is evident that Australia has had the upper hand in their overall head-to-head record in ODI matches. However, it is important to note that cricket matches are unpredictable, and past performances do not guarantee future results. India has shown their ability to compete against Australia on numerous occasions and has the potential to turn the tables in future encounters.


India vs Australia Head to Head Record in T20 Matches

In the T20 format, India and Australia have faced each other 26 times. India has had the upper hand in these matches, winning 15 games compared to Australia's 10 victories. Here is a breakdown of their head-to-head record in T20 matches:


  Team   Australia   India
  Span   2007-2022   2007-2022
  Mat   26   26
  Won   10   15
  Lost   15   10
  Draw   0   0 
  Tied   0   0
  NR   1   1
  W/L   0.666   1.5
  %W   38.46   57.69
  %L   57.69   38.46
  %D   0   0
  %   40   60


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India's dominance in T20 matches against Australia showcases their proficiency in this format of the game. The head-to-head record favors India, and they have consistently performed well against Australia in T20 encounters.

India vs Australia Head to Head Record in Test Matches

The rivalry between India and Australia extends to the longest format of the game as well. In Test matches, both teams have faced each other 107 times, with Australia holding a slight advantage. Here is a detailed breakdown of their head-to-head record in Test matches:


  Team   Australia   India
  Span   1947-2023   1947-2023
  Mat   107   107
  Won   45   32
  Lost   32   45
  Draw   29   29
  Tied   1   1
  NR   0   0
  W/L   1.406   0.711
  %W   42.05   29.9
  %L   29.9   42.05
  %D   27.1   27.1
  %   58.33   41.66



The head-to-head record in Test matches is evenly balanced, with both teams enjoying success against each other. Test matches between India and Australia are often closely contested battles, with both teams displaying their skill and determination on the field.


Conclusion

The rivalry between India and Australia in the ICC ODI World Cup and other formats of the game has produced some memorable moments in cricket history. While Australia has had the upper hand in the head-to-head record, India has shown their ability to compete against Australia and emerge victorious. As cricket fans, we eagerly anticipate future encounters between these two cricketing nations, as they continue to provide us with thrilling and unforgettable moments on the field.

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