Australia defeated India by 21 runs on Thursday in the fourth ODI played at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Kohli Could Not Break The Record Of Mahender Singh Dhoni. With this victory, Australia opened their account in the five ODIs.
Kohli Could Not Break The Record
Even after this defeat the host India has made an unbeatable 3-1 lead. Earlier, batting first, with the partnership of 231 runs for the first wicket between David Warner (124) and Aaron Finch (94), Australia made a huge target of 335 runs for India. Despite the semi-final innings of Kedar Jadhav (67), Rohit Sharma (65) and Ajinkya Rahane (53), the target could not reach the target and after playing 50 overs, after scoring eight wickets, 313 runs could be scored.
If the Indian team wins this match then Kohli will break Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s record of consistent victory in one-day matches. Dhoni has a record of nine consecutive wins in ODIs. Kohli, in the third match of the series played in Indore, did the same with the record of Dhoni, but he could not break this record. Rohit and Rahane gave a commendable start to the chasing the huge target and 106-run partnership for the first wicket in 18.2 overs. Rahane became a victim of Ken Richardson shortly after completing the half-century. Rahane hit six fours and a six against 66 balls.
About Last Match
After a while Rohit and Kohli got misunderstood in taking runs between Rohit and Captain Virat Kohli (21). Rohit played 55 balls in his innings and made five fantastic sixes. Kohli (21), Nathan Coulter became bold on Nile’s ball. To the total score of 147, India lost their three main batsmen. Hardik Pandya (41) and Jadhav, who are running in the best form from here, took the team and 78 runs for the fourth wicket. Pandya once again made leg spinner Adam Jampa his target, but Jampa caught him in the 38th over at Warner’s hands.
Jadhav then struggled to win the team with Manish Pandey (33), but both of these players failed. Jadhav, who hit seven fours and a six, faced 69 balls and returned to the pavilion in the 46th over. Pandey was out in the first ball of 47th over. Mahendra Singh Dhoni tried to win a four and a six in 10 balls, but Richardson finished his innings in the 48th over. Earlier, Australia won the toss and chose batting and Warner-Finch’s salute pair proved their captain’s decision correct. This pair made the record for the biggest partnership for the first wicket against India by Australia in ODIs.