India vs Australia, Ricky Ponting: The teams of India and Australia (India vs Australia) are now ready to clash in the ODI series after the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The three-match ODI series between the two teams is starting from March 17. Australia’s regular captain Pat Cummins has not returned in this series. In such a situation, the command of the team will be in the hands of Steve Smith. In this series, Smith can match the record of centuries scored by former Australian captain and batsman Ricky Ponting against India.
Steve Smith can match Ricky Ponting’s record
Former Australia captain and veteran batsman Ricky Ponting loved batting against India. In his career, he has scored 14 centuries in all three formats of cricket against India. On the other hand, talking about Steve Smith, his batting figures are also very impressive against India. He also likes to play against India. Smith has scored 13 centuries against India including all three formats. In such a situation, if he scores a century against Team India in the ODI series, then he will equal this big record of Ricky Ponting.
Rohit and Kohli can also match Sachin’s record
While Ponting liked to play against India, Sachin Tendulkar, the great batsman of India, liked the Australian team more. Tendulkar has scored 9 centuries in his ODI career only against Australia. At the same time, India’s captain Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have a great chance to match Sachin’s record. Both Rohit and Virat have scored 8-8 centuries in ODIs against Australia. In such a situation, if he scores 1-1 centuries in this series, then he will equal the centuries scored by Sachin Tendulkar in ODIs against Australia.