India registered its highest group rating in One-Day Internationals towards Australia throughout the second ODI on the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Sunday.
The Men in Blue ended with 399 for 5 in 50 overs and surpassed their earlier better of 383 for six, set in Bengaluru in 2013. This was India’s seventh rating in extra of 350 in one-dayers towards Australia and in addition its seventh highest rating total in ODIs.
Interestingly, India’s highest group rating (418 for 5) got here on the identical venue again in 2011 towards West Indies. Virender Sehwag had scored a double-hundred (219) in that sport as India went on to win by 153 runs.
India’s mammoth complete on Sunday was arrange by centurions Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer because the duo stitched a 200-run partnership off 164 balls for the second wicket. After each fell in fast succession, skipper KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav struck brisk fifties and Ishan Kishan performed a blistering cameo (31 off 18 balls) to make sure that India didn’t lose steam.
Australia’s Cameron Green was the most costly bowler, conceding 103 runs in 10 overs whereas choosing up two wickets. Sean Abbott went for 91 in his quota of 10 whereas Josh Hazlewood was probably the most economical, freely giving 62 runs in 10 overs and choosing up Ruturaj Gaikwad’s wicket.