India beat New Zealand in second ODI: Here're records broken
India took a 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series against New Zealand, as they thrashed the Kiwis at the Bay Oval on Saturday. Batting first, India posted 324/4, as Rohit Sharma top scored with a knock of 87. He was well supported by Shikhar Dhawan (66). The hosts faltered in the chase with Kuldeep Yadav rattling the Kiwis. Here are the records broken.
Dhawan and Rohit script another century-plus stand
Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma notched their 10th century-plus stand away from home in ODIs. They surpassed the tally (9) recorded by Rohit himself alongside Virat Kohli. The record of most century-plus stands, overseas, is held by Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly (18). Dhawan and Rohit also notched their 14th 100-plus stand in ODIs. They surpassed the tally of Virender Sehwag and Tendulkar (13).
Dhawan and Rohit have added 4,295 ODI partnership runs
Dhawan and Rohit now have added 4,295 runs in 95 ODI innings as a pair. They are averaging 45.69. They need another 69 runs to surpass the partnership runs held by former Indian legends Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid (4,363).
Rohit and Dhawan register some notable feats
Dhawan and Rohit also notched their second ever century-plus stand in New Zealand in ODIs. They equalled veteran cricketers Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni (2). Rohit smashed his 38th career ODI fifty. Dhawan registered his 27th ODI fifty and went past former Pakistan legend Misbah-ul-Haq (5,122) in terms of career ODI runs scored. Dhawan has 5,131 runs and hit his second successive fifty.
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Dhoni's form in ODIs continues
MS Dhoni continued his supreme form in ODIs, against New Zealand. After notching scores of 51, 55* and 87* against Australia, the veteran hit a quick-fire 33-ball 48* today. He smashed five fours and a six. Dhoni is averaging 241.00 with the bat this year in ODIs. His last seven ODI innings in New Zealand read 48* (today), 85*, 47, 79*, 50, 56, 40.
A collective achievement by Indian batsmen
Rohit Sharma 87— Sampath Bandarupalli (@SampathStats) January 26, 2019
Shikhar Dhawan 66
Virat Kohli 43
Ambati Rayudu 47
MS Dhoni 48*
Each of India's top five scored 40+ for the first time in an ODI. Only the 10th such instance for any team in this format. #NZvIND
Kuldeep is on song in ODIs
Kuldeep Yadav notched his second four-wicket haul in New Zealand in ODIs. He equalled former Indian legends Anil Kumble and Javagal Srinath. He also took his fifth four-wicket haul in ODIs in just his 37th match, as he equalled former spinner Harbhajan Singh (234 matches).