Australia have always been a nation that has produced top-quality cricketers in history. On top of that, they are best known for their reputation for producing the spark in ICC events. They are the most successful team as far as the ICC events are concerned.
It is worth mentioning here that Australia have won five ICC ODI World Cup titles, two Champions Trophies and 1 T20 World Cup so far. They have won a total of eight ICC titles and decorated their trophy cabinet.
The contest between India and Australia has always been intriguing and engaging. It is not that easy to score runs against the Aussies in ICC matches. However, some Indians braved the challenges and showcased their mettle against them. Let’s learn more about them below.
1. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar enjoyed scoring runs against every opponent during the playing days of his career. The Little Master scored the most runs against Australia, chipping in with 383 runs at an average of 42.55, which is the most by an Indian in the ICC matches
2. Yuvraj Singh
Australian bowlers found it literally tough to bowl to Yuvraj Singh in international cricket. The 2011 World Cup winner scored 325 runs against Australia in the ICC matches at an average of 40.62, the second-most by an Indian.
3. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is currently the best player in the world across all three formats of the game. The former Indian captain comes third on the list in terms of scoring the most runs against the Aussies in ICC events. Kohli scored 227 runs against the Aussies in the ICC matches at an impressive batting average of 45.40.
4. MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is the only man in the history of cricket to win three different ICC titles as a captain during his stint at Team India. The former Indian captain scored 222 runs against the Aussies in the ICC matches at an average of 27.75.
5. Rohit Sharma
Popularly known as Hitman, Rohit Sharma has got a terrific batting record against the Aussies in international cricket. The Indian captain has scored 196 runs against the Aussies in the ICC matches at an average of 39.20.
Updated as of June 7, 2023*