India defeated Australia by 4 wickets in a cracker of a match at Adelaide on Sunday. A look at the statistical highlights from the day.
# India (270) have posted their highest total against Australia at Adelaide Oval, eclipsing the 226 on January 26, 1986
# India's aforesaid score is their highest successful chase in Australia, outstripping the 263 for five against New Zealand at Brisbane on January 11, 1986 while their highest successful chase against Australia in Australia was 242 for four at SCG on March 2, 2008.
# India's previous best successful chase at Adelaide Oval was 239 for eight against Sri Lanka on February 19,2008.
# Gautam Gambhir has received his 12th Man of the Match award - his first against Australia.
# The 76-run partnership for the third wicket between Gambhir and Rohit Sharma is an Indian record at Adelaide, surpassing the 75 between Sanjay Manjrekar and Sachin Tendulkar against the West Indies on December 14, 1991.
# Rohit Sharma (33) has recorded his highest against Australia at Adelaide in ODIs.
# Suresh Raina (38) has registered his highest innings in Australia in ODIs, outstripping the 24 against Sri Lanka at Perth on February 8, 2012.
# Dhoni has averaged 104.89 in successful chases while aggregating 1993 runs in 49 innings. His runs' tally includes two centuries and 14 fifties.
# Dhoni is the only one batsman to make 1000 runs or more apart from averaging 100-plus in ODIs while chasing successfully.
# Clint McKay (3/53) has recorded his second best bowling figures against India - the best being the 4 for 20 at MCG on Feb.5, 2012.
# # India have recorded their first ODI win against Australia in five matches at Adelaide. They had lost the first four ODIs against Australia at this venue.
# India have won seven and lost five out of twelve contested at Adelaide - two against New Zealand and one each against Sri Lanka, Australia, West Indies, Pakistan and Zimbabwe.
# Australia (269 for eight) have recorded their second highest total against India at Adelaide Oval, next only to 329 for five on January 26, 2000.
# Peter Forrest (66 off 83 balls) has posted the seventh highest by an Australian batsman on ODI debut.
# Eleven batsmen have posted fifty or more in an innings on debut for Australia in ODIs. Phil Jaques holds a record for Australia on ODI debut - 94 against South Africa at Melbourne (Docklands Stadium) on January 20, 2006.
# Forrest and Hussey were associated in a fourth-wicket partnership of 98 - Australia's highest against India at Adelaide, obliterating the 55 between Steve Waugh and Greg Ritchie on January 26, 1986.
# Umesh Yadav (2/49) has registered his best bowling performance away from home.
# David Hussey (72 off 76 balls) has recorded his highest innings against India, bettering the 61 not out at MCG on February 5, 2012.
# Hussey has amassed 171 runs in three matches against India at an average of 171.00. He is the top Australian run-getter in the Commonwealth Bank series, 2012
# Hussey's second fifty against India is his eighth in ODIs.
# Ravindra Jadeja (10-0-50-0) has recorded his worst figures against Australia in Australia.
# Daniel Christian (38) has posted his highest innings in ODIs, bettering the 33 against Sri Lanka at WACA Ground, Perth on February 10, 2012.
# Since recording 137 against South Africa in the Centurion Test in December 2010, the 52-run stand between Gambhir and Sehwag is the highest by this pair in 15 international innings (excluding Bangladesh) overseas.
# The 52-run opening stand is India's highest against Australia at Adelaide.
# Gautam Gambhir has recorded his highest innings at Adelaide Oval, surpassing the 34 against Australia on February 17, 2008.
# Gambhir's brilliaht 92 is his third highest in Australia, next only to the 113 against Australia at SCG on February 24, 2008 and 102 not out against Sri Lanka at Brisbane on February 5, 2008.
# Gambhir has posted his fourth fifty against Australia - his 29th in ODIs.
# Gambhir's 92 is the highest score by an Indian batsman against Australia at Adelaide, outstripping the 77 off 110 balls by Sunil Gavaskar on January 26, 1986.