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Ind vs Aus: Virat Kohli demolished Australian bowlers to smash his 40th ODI century

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 March 2019, 16:32 IST
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Indian skipper Virat Kohli smashed his 40th century in one-day international cricket in the second match against Australia in Nagpur. Virat Kohli is now just nine centuries away from breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 49 ODI centuries.

Virat Kohli came in to bat after Indian opener Rohit Sharma was dismissed for a duck in the first over of the second ODI match in Nagpur. In 2019, Virat Kohli has scored 2 centuries and 2 half-centuries so far.

India and Australia are now playing the second ODI match at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. Both the teams will be looking to win the match as they are preparing for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.

Australia won the two-match T20I series against India by 2-0 and are currently down by 0-1 in the five-match ODI series. Australia lost the first ODI match against India by six wickets in Hyderabad. At one point they were looking good when they dismissed four for 99 but couldn’t continue the momentum as MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav chased down 237 run target with their 141 run partnership stand.

 

First published: 5 March 2019, 16:28 IST
 
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