Chidambaram Stadium Records: Take a look at Chepauk’s record ahead of IND vs AUS 3rd ODI

Updated on: Mar 21, 2023 12:21 pm IST

Chidambaram Stadium Records

The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, India is a historic venue that has hosted numerous international cricket matches over the years. With the upcoming India-Australia ODI, fans are eagerly anticipating the return of international cricket to this iconic stadium. In this article, we take a look at some of the key Chidambaram Stadium ODI records.

IND vs AUS 3rd ODI

The upcoming India-Australia ODI will mark the return of international cricket to the Chidambaram Stadium after a gap of 39 months. While India has won seven out of the 13 ODIs played at this venue, Australia has a great record here, having won four out of their five matches.

Chidambaram Stadium Records: Highest Run Scorers

Mahendra Singh Dhoni leads the pack of highest run-scorers in Chennai ODIs with 401 runs. Virat Kohli follows him with 283 runs, while Yuvraj Singh, Geoff Marsh, and AB de Villiers round out the top five. Not many active cricketers have scored more than 100 ODI runs at this venue, with Shimron Hetmyer, Manoj Tiwary, and Shai Hope being the only exceptions.

On the other hand, India captain Rohit Sharma has struggled at the Chidambaram Stadium, scoring only 110 runs across five innings at an average of 22. In contrast, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant, and Shreyas Iyer have all scored half-centuries in their only ODI at this venue.

Highest Wicket Takers

The highest wicket-takers in ODIs played at the Chidambaram Stadium are Mohammad Rafique, Ajit Agarkar, Morne Morkel, Harbhajan Singh, and Simon O’Donnell. Of the current squad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Yuzvendra Chahal have all dismissed batters at this stadium, but none of them are expected to play in the upcoming ODI.

Talking about IND vs AUS 3rd ODI, players from current squad including Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, and Hardik Pandya have all picked up more than one ODI wicket at this venue. As for the Australian players in the current squad, Glenn Maxwell, David Warner, Adam Zampa, Travis Head, Marcus Stoinis, and Steven Smith have all played the ODI at this venue in 2017.

Highest Innings Total

The top five instances of teams scoring in excess of 300 runs in an ODI innings at the Chidambaram Stadium are:

Team Score Overs Opposition Year
Asia XI 337/7 50 Africa XI 2007
Asia XI 331/8 50 Africa XI 2007
Pakistan 327/5 50 India 1997
Africa XI 318/7 50 Asia XI 2007
Africa XI 306 49.5 Asia XI 2007

Teams batting first have won 13 Chennai ODIs, while teams chasing a target have won only 8 matches. The West Indies registered the highest successful ODI run-chase at this venue in the last ODI here, chasing down a target of 288 runs against India without much discomfort.

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