MS Dhoni Dismissed for a Duck for the First Time in Nine Years At Home During India vs Australia, 2nd ODI 2019
MS Dhoni departs after scoring a duck (Photo Credits: Getty)

As the Indian batting line-up collapsed in the second ODI held in Nagpur, the nation had pinned their hopes on the former Indian captain MS Dhoni and rescue the team from the crisis. But alas! MS Dhoni got out on a duck in the very first ball played by him. It was in the 33rdover of the Indian innings that MS Dhoni was sent packing by Adam Zampa. Dhoni in a bid to hit punch it through the covers, got a thick edged off the bat to find Usman Khawaja at the slip. Thus, Dhoni made way to the pavilion on the score of 0. India vs Australia Live Cricket Score 2nd ODI Match.

This was the first time that Dhoni got out on a zero in nine years at home. The last time he had recorded the embarrassing score was in Visakhapatnam against Australia in 2010. Check out the occasion when Dhoni scored a duck. It was only the 5th instance when Dhoni suffered a golden duck in an international career spanning over 14 years. Virat Kohli Scores His 40th ODI Century During IND vs AUS 2nd ODI, Ten Away From Breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s Record.

Golden ducks for MS Dhoni in ODIs:

vs Ban, Chittagong, 2004 - Debut

vs SL, Ahmedabad, 2005

vs SL, Port of Spain, 2007

vs Aus, Vizag, 2010

vs Aus, Nagpur, 2019

Prior to this, Dhoni’s innings average against Australia was 150.50 but after this duck, his average fell to 100.33. Meanwhile, after Dhoni’s departure from the team, Virat Kohli scored his 40th century in the ODIs. The hosts put up a total of 250 runs on the board. Stay tuned to the live updates for the match here.