The second match of the three ODI series between India and Australia will be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground tomorrow. In the first ODI, India lost to Australia by 66 runs. The Indian team, who came out to chase the target, had high hopes from captain Virat Kohli but he was dismissed by scoring only 21 runs.
Kohli’s bat does not play in Sydney
Virat Kohli’s bat, who has scored hundreds of centuries across the world, remains silent in Sydney. Kohli has played six matches so far on this ground. He has played all the matches against Australia only. He has scored 21, unbeaten 3, 1, 8, 3 and 21 runs respectively. On this ground, Kohli has played 89 balls while only 57 were successful. Australia won four times in the six matches played here, while one match had to be canceled due to rain. At the same time, India only won in 2016 when Manish Pandey scored a century.
However, Virat Kohli has been one of Australia’s most successful batsmen. Captain Kohli has scored 1931 runs in 39 innings against Australia. Virat has scored 8 centuries and as many half-centuries against Australia.
Team India’s record in Australia is very poor
India and Australia have clashed with each other 141 times in ODIs. In this, the Kangaroo team has won 79 times, while the Indian team has won 52 matches. On Australian soil, the Indian team has played 52 ODIs against the Kangaroo team and Team India has won only 13 matches. Team India has lost to Australia in 37 matches. India will have to struggle a lot to win in Australia.
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