Steve Smith continued from where he had left off on Friday by scoring his second consecutive century of the series, as Australia defeated India by 51 runs in the second one day international at Sydney on Sunday.
Aaron Finch and Steve Smith scored fine hundreds as Australia comprehensively defeated India by 66 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match one-day series at Sydney on Friday.
After winning the toss and electing to bat, the duo of Finch and David Warner got Australia off to a fantastic start by adding 156 runs for the opening wicket, before Mohammed Shami provided the breakthrough by dismissing the latter, caught behind for a fine 69.
Finch and Steve Smith were involved in a 108 run stand for the second wicket, before the former fell to Jasprit Bumrah for a superb 114 from 124 balls.
Marcus Stoinis fell to Yuzvendra Chahal for a first ball duck.
Glenn Maxwell provided impetus by scoring a quickfire 45 off 19 balls, before being caught by Ravindra Jadeja at long on off Shami. His innings comprised of five fours and three sixes.
The former Australia skipper Smith scored a magnificent 105 runs off just 66 balls, as the home side ended up with a mammoth total of 374/6 at the end of their allotted 50 overs.
Here is the list of fastest ODI hundreds for Australia.
The record is currently held by Glenn Maxwell with James Faulkner and Steve Smith coming in at No 2 & 3 respectively as seen in the graphic below. Smith has hit a 62 ball 100 TWICE in Australia’s 2020/21 ODI series against India, both at Sydney (November 27, 2020 and November 29, 2020)
The Men in Blue will be wearing the new jersey for the upcoming three match ODI and T20I series in Australia.
Virat Kohli & Co. will be seen in a navy blue coloured kit instead of the traditional sky blue kits. The retro jersey is expected to be the one similar to the 1992 strip that team India wore during the World Cup.
MPL Sports will be BCCI’s new kit sponsors instead of Nike. Indian left-handed opening batsman opener Shikhar Dhawan was seen posing with the new kit. Continue reading “New India Cricket Jersey 2020-21- India Retro T-20 Kit for Australia Series (ODIs &T20Is)”
West Indies unveiled a new T20 International jersey for the upcoming three-match series against New Zealand.
The first of the three T20Is will be played in Auckland on the 27th of November.
Windies are the two-time T20 World Champions, having won World Cups in 2012 in Sri Lanka and in 2016 in India.
Andre Fletcher was seen posing with this jersey. Sandals are the official sponsor of this kit. Continue reading “New West Indies T-20 Kit- West Indies Jersey 2020-21 for New Zealand”
New Zealand has unveiled a new T20 International jersey for the upcoming three-match series against West Indies at the Eden Gardens in Auckland.
The three T-20 internationals will be played on November 27, 29 & 30 respectively.
They would also be playing Pakistan on 18, 20 and 22 December at Auckland, Hamilton and Napier.
Kyle Jamieson was seen modelling the kit. ANZ is the official sponsor of this jersey. Continue reading “New Zealand T-20 Kit- Black Caps Jersey 2020-21 for West Indies and Pakistan Series”