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|February 3, 2000||
Statistical Highlights 12th match: India v Australia at Perth, 30-1-2000Mohandas Menon
This match was the 1552nd in Limited over international (LOI) history.
This match was Australia's 451st and India's 433rd LOIs. Australia now equals the tally of Pakistan to become the second team to play in maximum LOI matches.
This match was the 61st meeting between the two sides.
Steve Waugh was appearing in his 284th match which makes him the third most capped player in LOI history. Only India's Mohd Azharuddin (323) and Pakistani Wasim Akram (289) have appeared in more matches than Waugh, who went past the tally of 283 matches by Pakistani Salim Malik.
Steve Waugh was appearing in his 17th match at this venue, which was the maximum played by any player. Former team-mate Allan Border has appeared in 16 matches at Perth.
Robin Singh (45) when on 39 reached his 2000th run in his 114th and 94th innings. He becomes the 13th Indian and the 84th batsman in LOI history to do so. Robin Singh had needed maximum matches and innings to reach this milestone by an Indian.
He becomes the 27th all-rounder in LOI history to score 2000-plus runs (2006) and take 50-plus wickets (67). Among Indians only Kapil Dev (3782 runs, 252 wickets in 225 matches); Ravi Shastri (3108, 129, 150); Sachin Tendulkar (8769, 79, 237) and Sourav Ganguly (5061, 50, 133) have achieved the feat of 2000 runs and 50 wickets in LOIs.
Mark Waugh (40) when on 10 reached his 3000th run on Australian soil. Playing in his 98th match and 94th innings, he becomes the fourth Australian and the fifth batsman to do so.
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Steve Waugh (19) when on 18, reached his 1000th run against India in his 47th match. He becomes the third Australian after David Boon (1212 runs, 29 matches) and Allan Border (1104 runs, 38 matches) and the 14th batsman to do so against India.
India recorded its seventh loss in the last eight matches, while for Australia it was its seventh consecutive win and its 10th in the last 11 matches.
It was Michael Bevan's 6th man of the match award of his career in his 130th match.
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