There is no better feeling than performing well against Australia and silencing them in the ICC events. Australian national cricket team, over the decades, have often announced themselves as a formidable force in ICC events.
They are the most successful team as far as the ICC events are concerned. Notably, they have won five ODI World Cups, two Champions Trophies, and 1 T20 World Cup and superbly decorated their trophy cabinet.
Some Indians, while playing against Australia, approached the game with a lot of intent and reaped rewards. Let’s dig deep about the names of the three Indians with the highest batting average versus Australia in ICC matches.
1. Virat Kohli
Former Indian skipper Virat Kohli simply loves scoring against Australia. He has time and again haunted them by playing the game with a lot of intent and aggression. He brought out the best in himself while playing against them and rightly so, he has the best batting average against Australia as an Indian. Virat Kohli has a batting average of 45.40 and scored 227 runs against them in ICC matches.
2. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar comes second on the list in terms of possessing the highest batting average against the Aussies in ICC matches. The Master Blaster has been really successful in scoring the most runs against the Aussies as an Indian. He accumulated 383 runs at an average of 42.55 in ICC matches.
3. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh loves playing against the Aussies and history tells us the same. He often felt reverberated and energized while batting against Australia. He has the third-highest batting average of 40.62 against the Aussies in ICC matches. Notably, he scored 325 runs against them in ICC matches.
Updated as of June 9, 2023*