Australia’s tour of India is finally coming to and after month and half of amazing cricket. The final match of the ODI series was played at Chennai as the two teams came in to the game with the series locked at 1-1. Australia won the 2nd game at Vizag on Sunday by ten wickets.
The story so far –
Steve Smith won the toss and chose to bat first on a hot afternoon in Chennai. Ashton Agar and David Warner came into the team, as the Indian team stayed unchanged. Rohit Sharma showed his confidence on Surya Kumar Yadav despite successive failures in 2 games.
Virat Kohli seen dancing before the start of the game –
Former Indian captain Virat Kohli, had got a start in the 2nd ODI before falling to Nathan Ellis. Despite the lack of scores, Kohli was seen in good spirits on Wednesday. Kohli, was seen dancing near the boundary rope as the enthusiastic Chennai crowd lapped it in with delight.
Lungi Dance per Virat KOhli ka dance pic.twitter.com/mBKvZizPaN— javed ansari (@javedan00643948) March 22, 2023
Kohli’s fancy footwork in Mumbai –
This isn’t the first time, the fans were treated to the sight of Virat Kohli dancing. Earlier on Friday, during the 1st game in Mumbai, Kohli was seen dancing to Oscar winning song ‘Naatu Naatu”.
Australian openers come up with a breezy start –
Despite the presence of David Warner, the Australians stuck with Travis Head and Mitchell Marsh. The pair had scored 121 in just 11 overs at Vizag on Sunday. It was yet another fast start for the visitors as the openers added 68 for the 1st wicket in just 10.5 overs.
Hardik Pandya tripe strike brings India back into the game –
Mohammad Shami and Siraj proved too expensive yet again with the new ball. This prompted Rohit Sharma to bring Hardik Pandya to bowl. The 29 year old was quick to get India the breakthrough, when he had Travis Head caught by Kuldeep Yadav for 33.
Pandya then got the wicket of Steve Smith caught behind for a three ball duck. Pandya then got the big fish when he bowled Mitchell Marsh for run a ball 47 with 5 fours and a six.
Kuldeep strikes twice to keep the pressure on –
Left arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav was in his elements on a wicket which had something on it for the spinners. Yadav first got the wicket of his Delhi Capitals skipper David Warner for 23 caught by Hardik Pandya. Yadav then got the wicket of dangerous looking Marnus Labuschagne for 28 caught by Shubman Gill to leave Australia at 138/5.