India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: The third ODI between India and Australia will be played in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. There is a possibility that Team India will break Australia’s special record in this match.
The third match of the three ODI series between India and Sri Lanka will be played on January 15. The match will be played between the two countries at the Green Field International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. After winning the ODIs held in Guwahati and Kolkata, India took an unassailable lead in the series. In such circumstances, Team India eyed a clean sweep. Meanwhile, the visiting team will want to whitewash the series by winning the final match. If the Indian team wins in the third ODI, a special record will be registered in its name. After winning the third match, the Indian team holds the record for the most number of matches won against any country. In this case, Rohit’s team will leave Australia.
Australia set a record against New Zealand for the highest number of wickets against a single country in ODIs. The Kangaroo team has won 95 matches out of 141 ODIs against the Kiwis. India also joined Australia in this record. Both pairs are equal. Team India got their 95th win against Sri Lanka in Kolkata on 12th January. So far 164 matches have been played between India and Sri Lanka, out of which Team India has won 95 ODIs. Thus, India and Australia are equal as the countries who have won 95 matches against any one country in ODIs. If India defeats Sri Lanka in the ODI in Thiruvananthapuram, the Kangaroo team will break the record and reach the top spot.
What are records?
Apart from Australia and India, Australia and Pakistan are also among the countries that have won the most ODIs against a single country. Pakistan has won 92 matches against Sri Lanka in 155 ODIs. Pakistan is third in this list. Australia has won 87 matches against England in 155 ODIs. Kangaroo team has won 80 out of 143 ODIs against India.