Records broken in 5th ODI between India and Australia
Indian cricket team registered a comprehensive seven wicket win over Australia in fifth ODI at Nagpur, and sealed the five match ODI series 4-1. While Rohit Sharma remained the top scorer with 296 runs, Australian pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile finished the series with 10 wickets. Let us have a look at some of the records broken in this match.
South Africa went past India to become top ranked ODI team after India in fourth ODI. However, with today's win, India regained the top spot and are one rating point ahead of South Africa. Indian team is now number one-ranked in both tests and ODIs.
David Warner scored his 25th ODI half-century, as he remained the top scorer for his team in today's match with 53 runs. Along with Aaron Finch, he put 66 runs for the first wicket, which was the pair's third half-century partnership in this series. The visitors managed to score 242 runs, for the loss of nine wickets in 50 overs.
Kedar Jadhav, for the first time, bowled full 10-overs in 17 ODI innings he has bowled. The most he had bowled, previously in a match, was eight overs. Today, he gave away 48 runs and picked the wicket of Australian skipper Steve Smith.
Ajinkya Rahane (61) and Rohit Sharma (125) scored their third consecutive 100-plus stand as India recorded eighth 100-plus opening partnership this year. The pair put on 124 runs together. Sharma, then partnered with skipper Virat Kohli, for 99 runs to take India to victory, registering third win at Nagpur's Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium. Interestingly, all the victories have come against Australia.
Rohit Sharma completed 6000 runs in the ODIs as he hit his 14th century in the 50-over format. He reached the mark in 162 innings, and has 6033 runs to his name, with the highest score of 264 and an average of 44.04.