Rohit Sharma led the Indian team in the second ODI against Australia. In the first match held in Mumbai, the Indian team celebrated a great victory under the leadership of Hardik Pandya. However, the Indian batsmen failed completely in this match. All the fast bowlers of Australia played penetrating blows and ended India’s innings for just 117 runs. At the same time, an undesirable record was also accumulated by the Indian team at home. .
After getting the opportunity to bat first, the Indian batsmen could not capitalize on the opportunity. Mitchell Starc’s four wickets reduced India’s five batsmen to just 49 runs. Virat Kohli’s 31 and Akshar Patel’s unbeaten 29 helped the Indian team manage to reach 117. Mitchell Starc was the top wicket taker for Australia with 5 wickets.
With this 117 runs, an unwanted record was accumulated in favor of the Indian team at home. This is the second lowest score by an Indian team in an ODI while batting first at home. India’s lowest first innings score in ODI cricket was against Sri Lanka in 2017. At that time, the Indian team was all out for just 112 runs. In 1990 against Sri Lanka in Madgaon ODI, India could only score 136 runs. So, in the 2007 match at Vadodara, Australia bowled out India’s innings for 148 runs.
India’s lowest score in ODIs while batting second is 78. In 1986, India were bowled out by Sri Lanka on this score. So, in 1993, West Indies ended India’s innings for just 100 runs.
(India Register Second Lowest Total In ODI While Batting First)
Starc’s penetrating bowling of the Indian batsmen! Team India all out for 117 runs
Smith took the catch with the agility of a cheetah, Rohit was stunned by the flexibility of the Australian captain