India beat Australia by six wickets courtesy of an unbeaten 141-run stand between Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav.
India chief Virat Kohli has included a new quill into his effectively distinguished top as he outperformed unbelievable West Indies cricketer Viv Richard’s captaincy record after the ‘Men dressed in Blue’ recorded an agreeable win in the first ODI against Australia in Hyderabad on Saturday.
India beat Australia by six wickets kindness of an unbeaten 141-run remain between Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav. This after the bowlers had confined the guests to 236/5 of every 50 overs.
This was Kohli’s 48th ODI win as commander of the side in 64 matches and in the process, the Indian captain went past Richard’s count (47). Regardless of going past Richards, Kohli stands third on this specific rundown as previous greats Ricky Ponting (51 wins) and Clive Llyod (50 wins) lead the route with more successes after the said matches as skipper.
After the finish of the match, Kohli stored applause on the bowlers regardless of the match-winning stand among Dhoni and Jadhav. Mohammed Shami (2/44) and Kuldeep Yadav (2/46) scalped two wickets each and Kohli said India’s bowling execution forecasts well for the group as they head to the World Cup in a couple of months’ time.
“It was a troublesome kind of a diversion. We worked admirably with the ball. You have involvement with MS and energy with Kedar. I think Kedar and MS assumed liability, it was extraordinary. I think the bowling (won for us),” Kohli said.
“Kuldeep’s been doing it for some time. I have never observed him (Shami) so lean. Got Maxi out with a lovely ball. I haven’t seen him so hungrier. Heading into the World Cup, it’s an incredible sign for India.”
On Ravindra Jadeja, who bowled two closefisted spells to hold the guests under the tight chain, Kohli stated: “Ten overs for under 35 is an extraordinary activity on this pitch. He set his fields on his diversion. He is an extraordinary resource in the field as well.”