Australia Thump West Indies In 1000th ODI, Becomes 2nd Team Ever To Reach Milestone

Feb 6, 2024

Australia played its 1000th ODI match on Tuesday and became the second team after India to do so in the history of this format. Australia achieved this feat during the third and final ODI against West Indies in Canberra. This historic match also became a memorable one for the Australian team, as they bowled out West Indies for just 86 runs in 24.1 overs and achieved the target in just 6.5 overs. With this they also clean swept the series 3-0. In 1,000 ODI matches, Australia won 609, lost 348, tied nine and had 34 no results. His winning percentage is 60.90. Apart from Australia, only India has been successful in playing 1,000 ODI matches. In 1,055 ODI matches, India have won 559, lost 443, nine ended in a tie and 44 matches failed to produce a result. India's winning percentage is 52.98.

With six ICC Cricket World Cup trophies and two titles, as well as a win percentage above 60, the Australian team is the most successful team in ODIs.

Talking about the match, Australia invited West Indies to bat first. Only opener Alec Athanaz (32 off 60 balls, with two fours) could score well as Xavier Bartlett (4/21), Lance Morris (2/13) and Adam Zampa (2/14) took the wickets. Played an important role in. West Indies at 86 runs in 24.1 overs.

Chasing the target of 87 runs, openers Jake Fraser-McGurk (41 runs in 18 balls with the help of five fours and three sixes) and Josh Inglis (35 runs in 16 balls with the help of four fours and one six) scored without any innings. Wasted time to help Australia win. Line in just 6.5 overs.

A total of 185 balls were bowled across both innings, making it the shortest men's ODI ever on Australian soil and, overall, the sixth shortest ODI ever.

The shortest ODI was played between Nepal and America in February 2020, which lasted just 104 balls. America was all out for 35 runs in 12 overs, while Nepal achieved the target in just 5.2 overs.

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