India beat Australia by seven wickets to record a first-ever bilateral ODI series win Down Under. Yuzvendra Chahal’s 6/42 was followed up by MS Dhoni’s unbeaten 87 as India successfully chased down a target of 234 with four balls to spare. India had won the second ODI by seven wickets and lost the first by 34 runs. This follows up their historic 2-1 win in the Test series that preceded the ODIs and the T20 Internationals that came before the Tests was a 1-1 draw
– This is the first time India have won a bilateral ODI series in Australia.
– India are the first team to come out of a full tour of Australia without losing a series.
– Jhye Richardson has dismissed Virat Kohli three times this series. The last time Kohli fell thrice to a bowler in a three-match ODI series was to Pakistan’s Junaid Khan in 2012.
– Yuzvendra Chahal’s 6/42 is the joing best figures for an Indian in an ODI match in Australia. He is tied with Ajit Agarkar’s efforts in the 2004 Tri-Series.
– It is also the joing best ODI bowling performance by any bowler in Australia, surpassing Mitchel Starc’s 6/43 against India in 2015.
– Chahal’s figure is the eighth best by an off-spinner in an ODI match and the sixth best by an Indian in the format.