Specials – India’s milestone ODIs

India are playing their 1000th men’s ODI against the West Indies at Ahmedabad today, thus becoming the first team to reach the landmark. On that note, here is a look back at how India have fared in their milestone men’s ODIs over the years.

1st ODI v England, Headingley, 1974

Match Scores (second ODI of a two-match series, 55 overs): India 265 in 53.5 overs (Brijesh Patel 82, Ajit Wadekar 67, Chris Old 3/43) lost to England 266/6 in 51.1 overs (John Edrich 90, Eknath Solkar 2/31) by four wickets.

100th ODI v Australia, Srinagar, 1986-87

Match Scores (second ODI of a six-match series, reduced to 47 overs): India 222/8 (Sunil Gavaskar 52, Bruce Reid 2/37) lost to Australia 226/7 in 46 overs (Allan Border 90*, Roger Binny 2/25) by three wickets.

200th ODI v Australia, Sydney, 1991-92

Match Scores (second final of Benson and Hedges World Series): Australia 208/9 (Geoff Marsh 78, Manoj Prabhakar 3/31, Venkatapathy Raju 3/32) beat India 202/7 (Sachin Tendulkar 69, Ravi Shastri 61, Craig McDermott 2/37) by six runs.

300th ODI v South Africa, Rajkot, 1996-97

Match Scores (Titan Cup tri-series): India 185 in 48.1 overs (Javagal Srinath 53, Allan Donald 3/31) lost to South Africa 188/5 in 48.4 overs (Jonty Rhodes 54, Sunil Joshi 2/32) by five wickets.

400th ODI v Kenya, Bristol, 1999

Match Scores (World Cup group stage): India 329/2 (Sachin Tendulkar 140*, Rahul Dravid 104*, Martin Suji 1/26) beat Kenya 235/7 (Steve Tikolo 58, Kennedy Otieno 56, Debashish Mohanty 4/56) by 94 runs.

Sachin Tendulkar scored an unbeaten 105 in India’s 500th ODI, against England at Chester-le-Street in 2002 (source – Getty Images)

500th ODI v England, Chester-le-Street, 2002

Match Scores (NatWest tri-series): India 285/4 (Sachin Tendulkar 105, Rahul Dravid 82, Darren Gough 2/52) v England 53/1 in 12.3 overs (no result).

600th ODI v Sri Lanka, Rajkot, 2005-06

Match Scores (sixth ODI of a seven-match series): Sri Lanka 196 in 42.5 overs (Tillakaratne Dilshan 59, Rudra Pratap Singh 4/35) lost to India 197/3 in 34.5 overs (Yuvraj Singh 79*, Dilhara Fernando 2/58) by seven wickets.

700th ODI v England, Bangalore, 2008-09

Match Scores (fourth ODI of a five-match series, reduced to 22 overs): India 166/4 (Virender Sehwag 69, Graeme Swann 2/21) beat England 178/8 (Owais Shah 72, Zaheer Khan 2/20) by 19 runs (D/L).

800th ODI v Australia, Sydney, 2011-12

Match Scores (Commonwealth Bank tri-series): Australia 252/9 (David Warner 68, Matthew Wade 56, David Hussey 54, Virender Sehwag 3/43) beat India 165 in 39.3 overs (Ravichandran Ashwin 26, Shane Watson 2/9) by 87 runs.

900th ODI v New Zealand, Dharamsala, 2016-17

Match Scores (first ODI of a five-match series): New Zealand 190 in 43.5 overs (Tom Latham 79*, Tim Southee 55, Hardik Pandya 3/31, Amit Mishra 3/49) lost to India 194/4 in 33.1 overs (Virat Kohli 85*, Ish Sodhi 1/34) by six wickets.

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