Australia handed the Indian team their biggest defeat in terms of balls remaining in ODI cricket history as the visitors won the second ODI encounter with a total of 234 balls to spare. This is also the second time in the history of the game when Australia managed to defeat India in ODI cricket by a margin of 10 wickets. The visitors become the only team to achieve this record twice. It was a really poor performance for Team India as they weren’t able to fight back. The INDvsAUS ODI series winner will be decided in the third match in Chennai.
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INDvsAUS: India faced their biggest defeat in the 2nd ODI of the series
Top Five biggest defeats for India in ODI Cricket in terms of ball remaining:
INDvsAUS | 234 balls left
India lost to Australia in the INDvsAUS ODI series’ 2nd ODI but this wasn’t just a defeat. An Unwanted record any team would avoid, India achieved that. Australia won by ten wickets but they chased the target in just 11 overs. India lost by 234 balls to spare, a huge defeat. This is not the first time India faced this margin of defeat, but they broke their own record in such a shameful manner. India made 117 runs and in reply, Australia made 121 runs without loosing a single wicket.
INDvsNZ | 212 balls left
India suffered their second biggest defeat in 2019 against the Kiwis at Hamilton. Although India won the series by 4-1, they faced a defeat they don’t wanna remember. India were able to score 92 runs in which reply, New Zealand completed the chase in just 14.4 overs.
INDvsSL | 209 balls left
In the 2010 Sri Lanka triangular series, India lost the fifth ODI match at Dambulla with 209 balls to spare. India were only able to score 103 runs. Sri Lanka completed the chase in just 15.2 overs and won the match by 8 wickets.
INDvsSL | 181 balls left
India went to Sri Lanka in 2012 for a five-match ODI series. They won the series by a 4-1 margin but in the 2nd ODI India faced a heartbreaking defeat. India got a great start as Gautam Gambhir showed positive intent. Soon, Sri Lanka came back stronger and bundled out India for 138 runs. Sri Lanka completed the chase easily in 19.5 overs & won the match by nine wickets & 181 balls to spare.
INDvsSL | 176 balls left
Sri Lanka & India played a 3-match ODI series, Test Series & T20 Series in India in 2017. In the 1st ODI at Dharamsala, India batted first and bowled out for just 112 runs. Sri Lanka won the match by completing the chase easily in 20.4 overs. The match ended with 176 balls to spare.
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India’s biggest defeats in ODIs in terms of ball remaining:
|10 wickets||234||Australia||Visakhapatnam||19 Mar 2023|
|8 wickets||212||New Zealand||Hamilton||31 Jan 2019|
|8 wickets||209||Sri Lanka||Dambulla||22 Aug 2010|
|9 wickets||181||Sri Lanka||Hambantota||24 Jul 2012|
|7 wickets||176||Sri Lanka||Dharamsala||10 Dec 2017|
|9 wickets||174||Australia||Sydney||8 Jan 1981|
|9 wickets||166||Australia||Centurion||15 Feb 2003|
|7 wickets||146||New Zealand||Queenstown||4 Jan 2003|
|9 wickets||145||Australia||Vadodara||11 Oct 2007|
|5 wickets||139||Australia||Sydney||14 Jan 2000|
|8 wickets||139||Pakistan||Sialkot||13 Oct 1978|
|5 wickets||139||New Zealand||Christchurch||1 Jan 2003|
|9 wickets||136||Pakistan||Lahore||2 Oct 1997|
|9 wickets||135||England||Brisbane||20 Jan 2015|
|8 wickets||132||Pakistan||Sharjah||16 Apr 1999|
|6 wickets||128||New Zealand||Hamilton||14 Jan 2003|
|10 wickets||124||South Africa||Sharjah||22 Mar 2000|
|8 wickets||118||New Zealand||Auckland||14 Mar 2009|
|9 wickets||112||South Africa||Centurion||3 Dec 2006|
|6 wickets||111||Pakistan||Dhaka||16 Jan 1998|