Virat Kohli walks again to the pavilion after his dismissal throughout 2nd ODI in opposition to Australia.© AFP
Virat Kohli on Sunday as soon as once more grew to become a sufferer of LBW dismissal. The batter was dismissed for 31 runs on the bowling of Nathan Ellis as he missed his flick down the leg facet within the second ODI in opposition to Australia in Visakhapatnam. His mode of dismissal was just like that within the first ODI during which a Mitchell Starc supply hit him on the pad and he needed to depart for 4 runs. Former India captain and batter Sunil Gavaskar was sad over the truth that Kohli made the identical mistake of enjoying throughout the road within the second ODI as properly.
“He has performed throughout the road as soon as once more. Yes, he is aware of that (his mistake). That’s one thing that he’s being getting out to fairly usually, enjoying throughout the road these days. Looking to play in direction of sq. leg, not even seeking to play in direction of mid-on, and that is what will get him into bother,” mentioned Gavaskar whereas commentating on Star Sports.
Talking in regards to the Indian innings, Starc as soon as once more turned out to be tormentor-in-chief as his 5 wicket haul blew away the hosts for a lowly 117 in opposition to Australia within the second ODI.
Starc, who had three wickets within the earlier sport, took 5 for 53 in eight overs, together with 4 in his first spell as India have been bowled out for his or her third lowest complete in opposition to Australia, in simply 26 overs.
With nip off the floor offering lot of assist, Starc bowled ultimate back-of the size deliveries with a pair angled throughout the right-handers and some which got here in after pitching.
The decisive harm was carried out by Starc whereas Sean Abbott (3/23) and Nathan Ellis (2/13) then bowled exhausting lengths to run by means of the lower-middle order in what turned out to be a disastrous day for the hosts.
(With PTI Inputs)
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