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Aussies' epic ODI series win over India

Australia have generated a lot of momentum leading up to the World Cup, having broken plenty of records with a 3-2 ODI series win in India.

Aussies' epic ODI series win over India

Australia have generated a lot of momentum leading up to the World Cup, having broken plenty of records with a 3-2 ODI series win in India.

PAT CUMMINS of the Thunder prepares to bowl during the Big Bash League match between the Sydney Thunder and the Hobart Hurricanes at Manuka Oval in Canberra, Australia.
PAT CUMMINS of the Thunder prepares to bowl during the Big Bash League match between the Sydney Thunder and the Hobart Hurricanes at Manuka Oval in Canberra, Australia. Picture:Photo by Jeremy Ng/Getty Images

AUSTRALIA'S LANDMARK TOUR OF INDIA

*First time Australia have defeated India in a Twenty20 series, which was their first limited-overs series win in over a year.


*First time Australia have battled back from 0-2 to win a five-match bilateral ODI series.

*First time India have lost a five-match bilateral ODI series after leading 2-0.

*First time Australia have won an ODI series in India since 2009.

*First time India have lost three consecutive ODIs at home since 2009.

*First time India have been bowled out three times in any ODI series since 2012.

*First time Australia have chased down more than 334 to win an ODI (produced record chase of 359 in fourth ODI to level the series).

WHO STOOD UP?

*Usman Khawaja was named man of the series. The left-hander scored the first two centuries of his ODI career to top the run-scoring charts with 383 at 76.6. No batsman has ever scored so many runs in a five-match ODI series against India.

*Pat Cummins topped the wicket-taking list with 14 wickets at 15.71. No Australian has ever had such a prolific five-match ODI series in India, the next best effort was Carl Rackemann's 11 wickets at 12.54 in 1984.

WHAT'S NEXT?

*Australia travel to Dubai on Thursday morning, where Steve Smith and David Warner's reintegration will start with a day of meetings.

*Australia and Pakistan start a five-match ODI series on March 22 while selectors must submit their 15-man World Cup squad by April 23.

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