Ravindra Jadeja’s quickfire unbeaten 44, combined with three wicket hauls from concussion substitute Yuzvendra Chahal and T. Natarajan as India defeated Australia by 11 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the three match series on Friday.
Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja scored respective half centuries, as India registered their first win by defeating Australia by 13 runs in the third and the final one dayer in Canberra on Wednesday.
The Men in Blue dropped Mayank Agarwal, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Shami and Yuzvendra Chahal for T Natarajan, Shubman Gill, Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav, while Australia included Green, Abbott and Ashton Agar and dropped the injured David Warner, Pat Cummins and Starc respectively.
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)
Australia will be seen wearing a new jersey for the upcoming three-match Twenty20 International series against India early next month.
Spearhead Mitchell Starc was seen wearing a jersey. Alinta Energey is the official sponsor of this kit.
The tour will begin with three ODIs starting November 27 in Sydney, followed by three T20 Internationals and four Tests. The first T-20 will begin at Manuka Oval on December 4.
The BCCI on Monday announced the Indian squads for the Australia tour, (4 tests, 3 ODI’s and 3 T-20 internationals.) Continue reading “India squad for Australia Tour 2020- India T-20, ODI & Test Squad”
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