Although India have already misplaced the three-match ODI collection towards Australia, there’s considerably of a silver lining for the numerous Indian cricket followers. India skipper Virat Kohli is correct on the cusp of attaining a really impressive record.
The Indian batting linchpin, Kohli, is simply 23 runs away from changing into the quickest participant to attain 12,000 runs in ODI’s. The iconic Sachin Tendulkar is the present record holder – having reached 12000 ODI runs in 300 innings (309 matches).
Kohli, in the meantime, is all set to interrupt this record by a long way. The ultimate ODI at Canberra on Wednesday (December 2) can be Kohli’s 251st ODI and his 242nd innings and he has 11,977 runs in his kitty. If Kohli manages to attain 23 runs on this useless rubber, he can convey some cheer to the distraught followers.
The others on the checklist after Sachin are Ricky Ponting (314 innings), Kumar Sangakkara (336 innings), Sanath Jayasuriya (379 innings) and Mahela Jayawardene (399 innings).
In the final ODI, Kohli appeared in scintillating type, scoring 89 runs earlier than Moises Henriques took a screamer of a catch to dismiss him earlier than a well-deserved hundred.
India had misplaced the primary two ODI’s by 66 runs and 51 runs respectively with the hosts posting mammoth totals on the board. Australia has scored 374/6 and 389/four in these video games, making an absolute mockery of the ‘famed’ Indian bowling unit.
The guests, nonetheless, have fared higher with the bat which has helped them keep away from shameful defeats. In reply to Australia’s large scores, India posted 308/eight and 338/9 on the board.