• News
  • Sport

MS Dhoni plays hide and seek with his fan in Nagpur

MS Dhoni plays hide and seek with his fan in Nagpur

Virat Kohli amassed his 40th one-day worldwide century but it was Vijay Shankar's part-time seam bowling that helped India to a tense eight-run victory over Australia in Nagpur.

Defending 11 runs and with Marcus Stoinis on strike Shankar struck first ball, pinning the big-hitting Australian in front for 52 for his first ODI wicket.

Shankar said he would not over-react after taking match-winning wickets but is glad that he could help the tea win.

The Indian skipper's innings was laced with 10 boundaries while Kohli also shared a crucial 81-run stand with Vijay Shankar (46) and 67-run partnership with Ravindra Jadeja (21) before the hosts were bundled out for 250 by Australia in their stipulated 50 overs.

Kohli is now nine centuries short of the ODI record despite having appeared in fewer than half the number of matches played by India legend Sachin Tendulkar, the current holder.

"It's important to look ugly at times, and come through and win", Kohli said.

Nigeria's Kamaru Usman wins historic UFC title
Jones dominated all five rounds of their main event bout, comprehensively outstriking and outgrappling the 30-year-old. Smith, meanwhile, had been on a tear since moving up from middleweight. "I don't care what Uncle Fester has to say".

Put in to bat, India lost their first wicket in the opening over when opener Rohit Sharma (0) was sent packing by pacer Pat Cummins.

Kohli, the world´s top-ranked ODI batsman, went for on the counter-attack, hitting two fours off the last two balls of the 18th over by Zampa to underline his top form.

The fall of Rohit's wicket brought Kohli.

The result means Australia will lose the series if they suffer another defeat in Ranchi on Friday.

Kuldeep, who was the most impressive bowler on show, was taken to cleaners by the two Aussies who creamed off 15 runs in the 43rd over to ease some pressure. India lost Jadhav and Dhoni in consecutive balls.

Australia will take some solace from the fact that some 248 of India's 250 runs were scored when Kohli was at the crease, with Cummins insisting there are plenty of positives as the World Cup looms large. But Kohli completed his century before getting out in the 48th over by Cummins. The left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav claimed three for 54 while Jasprit Bumrah took two wickets and conceded only 29 runs from his 10 overs before Shankar sealed the victory.

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

Breaking News



Recommended

USB 4 Officially Announced: Supports Up to 40Gbps Transfer Speed

Intel started certifying devices with support for Thunderbolt 3 in 2015, and in 2017 it made a decision to open the standard. This is a big deal because the way things stand, it's not always clear if a USB-C port is also a Thunderbolt port.

'Liar, Pants on Fire': GOP keeps focus on Cohen, not Trump

The president retweeted an earlier dig at Cohen but otherwise did not offer live commentary. So when did Cohen actually lie to Congress-then or now? That's not quite what Cohen said.

Iran's Zarif signs Armenia deals, continuing duties

The US-educated veteran diplomat helped craft the pact that curbed Iran's nuclear program in return for sanctions relief. However, it came after Zarif was not present for a meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday.

Huawei Mate X: Price, Release Date and More

The other differentiating factor is of course the $2,600 price-tag, which asks $600 more than the Samsung equivalent. Compared to Samsung the new Huawei's Mate X has a larger screen and when closed, the device is thinner and flatter.

YouTube Being Used By Pedophiles In Plain Sight In Comments Under Video

The Google video portal has been deleted in a first reaction , more than 400 channels and millions of comments. These are the types of videos on YouTube that Fortnite ads would play over as well as ads for other companies.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Makes Brilliant Joke At Liverpool Expense

Solskjaer admitted after the draw that he would be surprised if Rashford plays against Crystal Palace on Wednesday. David de Gea says that Manchester United against Liverpool is "the biggest game in England".

Over 300 Cars Gutted in Massive Fire at Aero India 2019, Bengaluru

More than one lakh visitors are expected to hit the base on February 24, which is the 5th and last day of the show. Rakesh, a fire-fighter from Channapatna fire station suffered minor burns while trying to control the fire.

The famous faces at Meghan's NY baby shower

Canadian stylist Jessica Mulroney , whose daughter Ivy was a bridesmaid at Meghan and Harry's wedding, was also there. Apparently, Meghan's journey to and from NY for the star-studded party is thought to have cost £190,000.

Simona Halep reaches the quarters in Dubai

Kvitova also won a three-setter in the second round on Tuesday against fellow Czech Katerina Siniakova . Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei saw off Belarus' Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-1 6-2.

Meghan Markle's $200,000 flight home

Markle, who is in the Big Apple for a reported baby shower, will join Harry next week in Morocco from February 23 to 25. Just a few days before jet-setting to NY with her mom, Alexis was treated to a carnival-themed birthday party.