Sunil Gavaskar believes that the Steve Smith-led Australian side has experience but they miss players like Matthew Hayden, Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist.
Virat Kohli has led India back to the top of the ICC ODI rankings after they beat Australia by 5 wickets in Indore.
Hardik Pandya played a crucial role in guiding the home side to a 5-wicket win in third ODI of the five-match series against Australia.
Hardik Pandya’s 78 off 72 balls effectively won the third ODI for India against Australia. While bowling, he gave India the breakthrough by taking the wicket of David Warner.
After taking a 2-0 lead in the series, Team India is brimming with confidence. Australia, on the other hand, is yet to figure out a way to tackle India’s spin twins.
Kuldeep Yadav etched his name in record books after becoming the third Indian bowler to bag an ODI hat-trick when he scalped three consecutive wickets Australia in the second ODI of the five-match series in Kolkata.
Virat Kohli engaged in yet another verbal duel with Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade during second ODI between India and Australia at Kolkata.
Kuldeep Yadav picked up the wickets of Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar, and Pat Cummins in successive deliveries to become the third Indian bowler to register a hat-trick in one-day cricket after Kapil Dev and Chetan Sharma.
India register a convincing 50-run win to take 2-0 lead over Australia in the five-match series, rise to no.1 spot in ICC ODI rankings.
Virat Kohli gets out in the nineties for the sixth time in his career and this is one of the many records, an unwanted one, where he is behind Sachin Tendulkar.
Yuvraj Singh’s mother Shabnam Singh said, “Virat has always supported Yuvraj. And when someone as fit like him is at the helm, he would surely want the environment around him to be the same which is a good thing. The age factor does come up with Yuvi but I’m sure he will work harder to achieve the same.”
MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya played a crucial role in India going from 87/5 at one stage in the first ODI against Australia to 281 runs in the end. Dhoni had earlier come under criticism for not firing with the bat.
India clinched 26-run win over Australia in the first ODI of five-match series in Chennai. Defending a revised target of 164 runs from 21 overs, the Virat Kohli-led India restricted Steve Smith’s men to 137/9 to take 1-0 lead in the series.
Hardik Pandya steeped up his game along with MS Dhoni in the first ODI against Australia to help India put up a formidable total. He then took two wickets, including that of Steve Smith to help India win by 26 runs (D/L).
India took 1-0 lead in the five-match series against Australia after beating the visitors by 26 runs (D/L Method) in Chennai in first ODI.