Virat Kohli Registers Unwanted Record As Captain

Virat Kohli First Indian Captain To Record 10-Wicket Loss vs Australia In ODIs

India registered a humiliating loss towards Australia. © AFP

Virat Kohli registered an undesirable file as a captain after India suffered a humiliating 10-wicket loss to Australia within the first One-Day Global (ODI) on Tuesday. Virat Kohli was the primary Indian captain to file 10-wicket loss towards Australia in ODIs. In ODIs, India had prior to now suffered a 10-wicket defeat to New Zealand (1981), West Indies (1997), South Africa (2000) and South Africa (2005). With the loss, India additionally conceded a Zero-1 result in Australia within the three-match collection. On the other hand, the hosts may have a possibility to dance again in 2d ODI in Rajkot.

Within the collection opener, Australia captain Aaron Finch and David Warner hit sensible centuries to forge the very best Australian partnership towards India as they chased down 256 runs with 12.2 overs to spare.

Requested to bat, India made a sluggish begin to their innings and misplaced Rohit Sharma early. Virat Kohli’s concept to step down the order additionally didn’t repay as he was once brushed aside for 16 runs via Adam Zampa. At a second, India didn’t appear to be crossing the 250-run mark, however some resilience on most sensible of the order via Shikhar Dhawan (74) and vital cameos via Rishabh Pant (28) and Ravindra Jadeja (25), noticed them publish 255 runs on board.

In the second one ODI, Virat Kohli may adjust the taking part in XI, looking for a series-saving victory.

The collection will conclude in Bengaluru on January 19.

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