WI beat IND by 8 wickets | India vs West Indies, Highlights And Cricket Score 1st ODI Match
West Indies in India, 3 ODI Series, 2019Date: Dec 15, 2019 Start Time: 13:30 IST | 08:00 GMT | 13:30 Local
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
India and Australia have quality in every department, but the final game will be more about a test of nerves than skills. The Men in Blue will start as favourites considering they have momentum with them.
For a change, the world’s best no 3 – Virat Kohli – was batting at 3 again for India after the shocker in the 1st game. Kohli looked his old self back at his favourite position. He pulled, drove, lofted and smashed but Adam Zampa dismissed him again. The leg-spinner becoming the first-ever spinner to dismiss Kohli 5 times in ODI matches.
Dhawan was injured after being hit on the rib cage while batting. The left-hander did no't take the field in Australia's innings. However, reportedly Dhawan is doing fine and will be available for the next match.
Former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Mark Boucher believes that emotions sometimes "overflow" on the cricket field when two teams are playing hard against each other and going for the win. However, he is of the view that aggression shouldn't be taken out of the game.
Dominic Bess put England on top with two quick wickets after Ben Stokes 9th Test hundred and Ollie Pope’s maiden century had helped England cross the 400-run mark. Sam Curran and Mark Wood than smashed a flurry of boundaries to take the visitors one-run short of 500 with the latter even smashing 5 sixes in his 23-ball 42 runs stay. England lead South Africa by 439 runs.
Both teams had begun Day 2 of 3rd Test match on equal platforms with England 4 wickets down. Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope had already recorded a 76-run stand last on Day 1 and they started Day 2 right from where they had left it. Stokes hit his 9th Test hundred and Pope his maiden and they shared a 200-run stand for the 5th wicket handing England the baton.
In the warm-up matches of the tournament, UAE-U19 team put up a magnificent performance and defeated a strong New Zealand U-19 side. So, they must be high on confidence and will look to extend their winning run. On the other hand, Canada U19 suffered a seven-wicket loss against West Indies Under-19.
Australia U19 were decent during their warm-up games as they drew the match against Bangladesh U19 and then thrashed Canada U19s by nine wickets. West Indies U19s have been perfect during practice games as they won their games against both Canada U19s and Scotland U19s. The two teams will be looking for a positive start in their first game of the campaign.
Speaking of the performances of both the sides in the practice matches, the Kiwis made a thumping start as they defeated Bangladesh Under-19 team by four wickets and will eye to replicate their show in the league stages as well. On the other hand, the Japan U19 side didn't enjoy the best of outings.
Star Sports are the official broadcasters of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 in India. However, BAN U19 vs ZIM U19 match will not be telecast live on Television as four matches will be played on Saturday.
Manish Pandey’s brilliant one-handed catch to send back Australian opening batsman got India rolling in the must-win encounter. Pandey, stationed at cover-point, pulled off a one-handed stunner to dismiss Warner off Mohammed Shami. Warner, who hit a century in the 1st ODI, looked in good touch during his 12-ball 15 runs stay at the crease.
Vinod Kambli hails from Indira Nagar, Pimpri Chinchwad, a suburb of Pune. He was one of the best players in India’s domestic circuit and performances in First-Class and List-A cricket got him his first shot at international cricket. He made his ODI and Test debuts for the national side in 1991 and 1993 respectively. In Tests, Kambli has four centuries.
Rahul's 80 came off just 52 balls and gave India a much-needed push in the last 10 overs to reach 340/6. He then had a good stint behind the stumps, taking two catches and effecting the dismissal of Australian captain Aaron Finch with a sharp stumping.
During the second ODI here on Friday, which India won by 36 runs, Rohit had injured his left shoulder in the 43rd over of the Australian innings while trying to stop a boundary. Kohli said that Rohit had dislocated his left shoulder but there is no indication of it being a long-term injury.