India skipper Virat Kohli's record breaking spree continued for one more time in white ball cricket as he became the fastest ODI captain to notch up 5000 ODI runs. Kohli broke former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's record as he achieved the landmark in just 82 innings.He achieved the feat during the third and final ODI match of the series against Australia at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Kohli required only 17 runs to reach the milestone. While Kohli achieved the feat in his 82nd innings as the captain of the Indian cricket team, Dhoni got the landmark in 127 innings. Australia's Ricky Ponting stands third in the list of fastest to the milestone - 131 innings. Kohli became the fourth Indian captain after Dhoni (6641 runs), Mohammad Azharuddin (5239 runs) and Sourav Ganguly (5104 runs to reach the 5000-run milestone in one day international . Overall, he became be the eighth player to join the club. Ponting stands atop with 8497 runs and others on the list are New … [Read more...] about IND vs AUS: Kohli Breaks Dhoni’s World Record To Become Fastest Captain To 5000 ODI Runs
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LIVE SCORECARD | LIVE BLOG Steve Smith (75*) and Marnus Labuschagne (48*) looking strong together as they now have added 119 runs for the 3rd wicket. Another good 7-run over for them. Australia 165/2 after 30 overs in series-decider. 26.2 overs: Four byes! Steve Smith was so so lucky there! Dances down the track against Kuldeep Yadav to smack the ball out of the park but completely misses it. Luckily gets the front pad in the way and the ball manages to reach the third man fence. 100-run partnership (off 106 balls) also comes up between Smith and Marnus Labuschagne. AUS 149/2 We are half-way through! And, Australia have 140 on the board for the loss of two wickets. Both Steve Smith (62*) and Marnus Labuschagne (40*) have batted beautifully so far and are looking quite comfortable out in the middle. End of 24th over: Both Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne now looking for acceleration of sorts. After collecting 9 runs from Navdeep Saini's previous over, the duo now take 8 runs … [Read more...] about India vs Australia Live Score, 3rd ODI: Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne steady Australia
Members of the Indian cricket team on Sunday sported black arm bands to honour former all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni, who died earlier this week. Nadkarni was 86 and is survived by his wife and two daughters. He breathed his last on Friday. The Indian team took the field for the series-deciding third ODI against Australia wearing black arm bands as a mark of respect for Nadkarni. Nadkarni, a left-handed batsman and slow-left arm orthodox bowler, played 41 Tests in which he scored 1414 runs and grabbed 88 wickets with 6/43 as his best bowling figures. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia: Why Indian team members are wearing black arm bands?
As per reports, the dew is likely to come into affect after 7:30 in the evening, making life difficult for the bowlers. The side batting first needs a total in excess of 340 to stretch the side batting second. The toss is going to be a key factor in the 3rd ODI as both captains would like to field first. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia 3rd ODI: Bengaluru weather and pitch report – High-scoring match on the cards
Australia wins the toss, chooses to bat firstAustralian captain Aaron Finch decided to bat first after winning the toss. He said, "We're going to bat first. Hopefully, we can post a good score and defend it later. It's based on conditions and history. Hope we can get some early wickets defending and get into the Indian middle order. It looks like a bloody good wicket, and it will play good for a hundred overs." … [Read more...] about India vs Australia 3rd ODI: Rohit Sharma’s century, Virat Kohli’s 89 help India claim series 2-1