- India Scored the First 340 Runs, The Australian Team was All Out For 304 in 49.1 Overs.
- Three-Match Series 1-1, Last Match to be Played in Bengaluru on January 19
India Beat Australia by 36 runs in the second match of the three ODI series. With this victory, he brought the three-ODI series to 1-1. On Friday in Rajkot, Australia won the toss and decided to bowl first. India scored 340 for 6 wickets in 50 overs. The Australian team was reduced to 304 runs in 49.1 overs. This is Team India’s first win in three ODIs at this ground. Earlier in 2013, England and in 2015 South Africa were defeated. India Beat Australia by 36 Runs.
The Indian spinner took two wickets in the match. He completed his 100 wickets in ODIs during this period. Kuldeep became the fastest Indian spinner to take 100 wickets. He achieved this feat in the 58th ODI. Next to them are Rashid Khan of Afghanistan (44 matches) and Saqlain Mushtaq of Pakistan (53 matches). Kuldeep equaled Imran Tahir. He left behind Harbhajan Singh (76 matches).
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Kuldeep Dismissed Smith and Carrie in the Same Over
Steve Smith missed out on a century. He was bowled by Kuldeep for 98 runs. Kuldeep dismissed Alex Carey (18) to complete his 100 wickets in ODIs. Ashton Turner (13) and Pat Cummins (0) were bowled by Shami. Smith shared a 96-run partnership for the third wicket with Marnash Labushane. Labushane was out for 46 off Jadeja. Kuldeep took two or more wickets in an over for the 13th time.
Warner and Finch Could Not Play a Big Innings
David Warner returned to the pavilion after scoring 15 runs. He was caught by Shami off Manish Pandey. Manish jumped into the cover area and caught it with one hand. Aaron Finch (33) was stumped by Rahul by Jadeja.
Jampa Dismissed Kohli for the Fifth Time in ODI
Shikhar Dhawan scored 96, Lokesh Rahul 80 and Virat Kohli scored 78 runs. Australia’s Adam Jampa took three wickets. He dismissed Kohli for the fifth time in ODIs. He became the most successful spinner against the Indian captain. More than him, Ravi Rampal of West Indies was dismissed 6 times, but he is a fast bowler.
Kohli’s 56 and Rahul’s Sixth Half-Century
Shikhar Dhawan missed his 18th century. Rahul scored his sixth career and Kohli scored his 56th half-century. Shreyas Iyer was bowled by Adam Jampa for a score of 7 runs. Manish Pandey (2) was dismissed by Kane Richardson. Ravindra Jadeja was unbeaten on 20 and Mohammad Shami scored one run.
Rohit Left Amla and Sachin Behind
Rohit became the fastest batsman to score 7 thousand runs as an opener. He achieved this feat in 137 innings. In this case, former South African batsmen Hashim Amla (147 innings) and Sachin Tendulkar (160 innings) left behind. Rohit is the fourth Indian opener to score 7 thousand runs. Before them Sachin, Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag have done so. During this innings, Rahul also completed 1000 runs in ODIs.
Dhawan’s Half-Century in the Second Consecutive Match
Dhawan hit a half-century in the second match in a row. The innings of 74 runs was played in Mumbai. This is Dhawan’s 29th half-century in ODIs. Dhawan-Kohli shared a 103-run partnership for the second wicket. Rohit Sharma was dismissed after scoring 42 runs. He was lbw out by Adam Jampa. Rohit-Dhawan shared an 81-run partnership for the first wicket.