Sun. Mar 7th, 2021

In the second One-Day-International game against Australia, Indian captain Virat Kohli missed a century and was dismissed for 89 runs. Henriques bagged a stunning flying catch off Josh Hazelwood’s delivery to send the Indian skipper back to the pavilion. However, before getting dismissed, Kohli scored 89 runs off 87 balls. The run-machine unfortunately missed a century but was successful in making a world record in international cricket.

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Ind vs Aus: Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to score 22000 runs in international cricket!

Kohli became the fastest batsman to score 22000 runs in international cricket and surpassed some biggest cricketing legends by doing so. Kohli has also become the only batsman in the world to score the fastest 10 thousand, 11 thousand, 12 thousand, 13 thousand, 14 thousand, 15 thousand, 16 thousand, 17 thousand, 18 thousand, 19 thousand, 20 thousand, 21 thousand and 22 thousand runs in international cricket.

Apart from completing 22000 runs in international cricket, Kohli was also successful in completing 2000 runs in ODIs against Australia. By doing this, Kohli has become the third Indian batsman to have scored 2000 runs in ODIs against Australia. At the same time, he has become the 5th batsman in the world to score 2000 ODI runs against Australia.

List of batsmen who have scored 2000 runs against Australia

Apart from Virat Kohli, Desmond Hans, Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma have done the same in ODIs against Australia in world cricket.

IND vs AUS, ODI: Smith’s Ton Helps Australia Beat India By 51 Runs, Take 2-0 Unassailable Lead To Clinch Series

In the second ODI, Australia won the toss and decided to bat first and scored 389 runs in 50 overs. Australia’s star batsman Steve Smith (64-ball 104) delivered second time in a row for the Yellow Army in the ongoing three-match ODI series against Virat Kohli-led India as Australia won the thrilling encounter by 51 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground to seal the series 2-0 on Sunday.

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Apart from Smith’s heroic ton, a solid half-century from opener David Warner (77-ball 83) and late blitz from all-rounder Glenn Maxwell (29-ball 63) helped Australia post their highest ODI score (389) against India. Marnus Labuschagne too chipped in with valuable 70-run knock.


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