It seems to be a very good day for the Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan. After a poor start in the CWC 2019 against South Africa, the Indian opener breaks all the shackles and scores a century against Australia at The Oval during the tie against Australia. Shikhar Dhawan took 96 balls to reach the 100 run mark. Dhawan laced the innings with 13 fours and no sixes. This is his fourth century in England and 17th ODI century scored in his overall career. With this, Dhawan surpassed Sachin Tendulkar and his follow opener Rohit Sharma to have scored the most number of ODI centuries in England for India. India vs Australia Cricket Score 14th ODI Match.
Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma have scored three ODI centuries in England for India. This is Dhawan's third 100 at The Oval and the Indian opener enjoys a striking average of 64.69 runs in England. Currently, Dhawan is batting alongside Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli. The opener got out on the score of 8 runs from 12 balls in the first tie against South Africa, which was held at the Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton. Shikhar Dhawan Completes 1000 ODI Runs in England, Achieves Milestone During IND vs AUS CWC 2019 Match at The Oval in London.
After winning the toss, India elected to bat first. Rohit Sharma who got past the 2000 run mark against Australia gave a blistering start to the team alongside Shikhar Dhawan. However, after scoring a half-century, Rohit Sharma made way to the pavilion. Rohit Sharma Gets 2000 Runs Against Australia in CWC 2019 Tie; Joins the Elite League of Viv Richards & Sachin Tendulkar.
As of now, India is on the score of 189 runs and they will surely be looking forward to get past the total of 300 runs especially with the kind of batsmen they have lower down the order.