Team India’s Second Win Over Australia – Kuldeep Hit Hat-Trick
India vs Australia 2nd ODI: India won the toss and bat first to give Australia a target of 253 runs to win in India vs Australia 2nd ODI Match. In reply, the entire team of Australia was all out for making 202 runs in 43.1 overs. In this match Kuldeep Yadav took a hat-trick wicket and made a new record. He became the first Indian spin bowler to hit three consecutive wickets in ODIs.
Indian Innings In 2nd ODI Match
After the poor start of the Indian team in 2nd ODI, Australian bowlers made an impressive return, preventing hosts India from making big scores in the second ODI on Thursday. In the match being played at the Eden Gardens Stadium, the Indian middle order and lower order were completely warped and the team could only manage 252 runs after playing 50 overs. The last wicket of the team dropped as Yuzvendra Chahal (1) on the last ball of the last over.
Captain Virat Kohli scored 92 runs for the India in 2nd ODI while Ajinkya Rahane scored 55 runs. Apart from these two other Indian batsmen could not move the score board of India for Australia Ken Richardson and Nathan Coulter-Nile took 3 wickets. When Kohli and Rahane were playing, it seemed as if the India would reach the big score comfortably, but after the two were dismissed, they did not get any major partnership and the Australian bowlers did not allow him to score big.
Rahane and Kohli shared a 102-run partnership for the second wicket in the 2nd ODI against Australia. It came after the dismissal of opener Rohit Sharma (7) on a total of 19 runs. Nathan caught a good catch on his own ball and sent the pavilion to Rohit to give the hosts the first blow. On the other opener Ajinkya Rahane was standing on the wicket in India vs Australia 2nd ODI. He did well with the captain and continued rotating the strike. Kohli was playing a bit faster than Rahane. Kohli completed his 45th half-century before Rahane.
At the same time, Rahane took a run for the fifth ball of the next over and completed his 20th half-century of ODI, but after that he could not stay long on the wicket. He was run out in the hurry to take two runs. He delivered the ball seven times in his innings of 64 balls across the border.
After Rahane, Manish Pandey came in at number 4, failed once more and could score only 3 runs in India vs Australia 2nd ODI Match. He became bold on Ashto’s ball. Kedar Jadhav (24), who came in to bat at his place, put Kohli ahead with the innings. The pair were catching the rhythm that Jadhav played the ball of Nile in the hands of Glenn Maxwell standing straight at point.
Kohli was heading towards his 31st ODI century. As soon as he reached the score of 92, his game was raging. That’s why Kohli missed the Ricky Ponting recaord by eight runs. Former Australia captain Ponting has 30 centuries in ODIs. Last match hero Mahendra Singh Dhoni was caught by Steven Smith on short cover from Richardson’s ball. After this there was a flurry of woes and India could not reach the big score. Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who played a stormy innings in the India vs Australia 1st Match, Kuldeep Yadav is out without opening the account. Jasprit Bumrah returned not out on 10 runs in second ODI Match.
Australia Innings In 2nd ODI Match
The Australian team started very bad, India’s 253 runs to chase the target of the Australia team started very poorly In the India vs Australia second ODI Match at Eden Gardens Stadium. Hilton Cartwright was bowled by Bhuvneshwar on just 2 runs. The second wicket of the team dropped as David Warner on the score of 9 runs. At Bhuvaneshwar ball Warner caught by Rahane. Travis was dismissed as the 3rd wicket. Head became a victim of chaos after scoring 39 runs.
After that Glenn Maxwell was trapped by Chahal on the back of the wicket. Dhoni stumped Maxwell for 14 runs. Captain Smith played a wonderful innings of 59 runs in the 2nd ODI Match against India. Smith was caught by Hardik Pandya. Matthew Wade scored 2 runs and Kuldeep Yadav’s ball became clean bowled on the ball. Ashton Agar and Pat Cummins, without opening an account, became the victim of Kuldeep. Coulter-Nile scored 8 runs. Stoinis remained not out 62 runs Richardson out for without open the account.
Kuldeep Yadav hit hat-trick against Australia in the second ODI match at Eden Gardens Stadium Kuldeep is third bowler of India to take hat-trick against Australia.
Kuldeep was throwing the 33rd over of the innings. In this Kuldeep took 3 wickets in 3 balls and named his first hat-trick of ODI career. However, Harbhajan Singh is the only spin bowler to take a hat-trick in Test cricket for Team India. With the taking hat-trick in the second ODI against Australia, India has become the first spin bowler to take a hat-trick in ODI cricket. According to reports before that Kuldeep was taken hat-trick against Scotland in the 2014 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Spin bowler Kuldeep Yadav took three wickets in three balls and broke the back of the Australian team in the second ODI. Kuldeep spent 54 runs in his 10 overs spell and took 3 wickets.
Team India Reached Top Of ODI Ranking
In the Eden Gardens of Kolkata, Team India defeated Australia by 50 runs in the second ODI of the five-match series with eight consecutive wins in one-day cricket, and in the ICC one-day rankings, defeating South Africa, the Indian team occupied first place. But like the Test, to stay at number one in the ODI rankings, Team India will have to make their own name in the series against the Australi by 4-1.
India vs Australia 2nd ODI Score Card
|IND 252 (50.0 Ovs)|
|AUS 202-all out (43.1 Ovs)|
|India won by 50 runs|
|PLAYER OF THE MATCH|