Kuldeep hat-trick sparks Australia collapse in Kolkata heat

Beth Cruz
September 22, 2017

Here are the 5 Talking Points from the game:1.

Clarke on Tuesday had said Smith's captaincy is "being challenged" and that he needs to find a way to win cricket matches.

Glenn Maxwell didn't waste any time in kick-starting another partnership, and went after Kuldeep Yadav, who bowled a rather ordinary first spell, going for 20 runs in 3 overs.

But they may not get to find out how different, with the tail end of the monsoon season digging in to put a thorn in the series' side.

Kuldeep Yadav picked up a hat-trick to sink Australia.

As a result, the world champions suffered a 26 runs [D/L method] in the first ODI.

"As of now, Kohli, Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri, K Srikkanth, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly have confirmed their participation as CC&FC have also invited MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh", Lal, who is the president of CC&FC, said.

How do I live stream India vs Australia 2nd ODI match? But, there might be a delay in the start of the match as it is still drizzling at Eden. The Curator Sujan Mukherjee said he has prepared a lively pitch which unwrapped out the covers disclosed a track with a good trace of grass. He continued his good form with the ball in this match too. But with surface remaining under covers, the moisture underneath may turn it into a slow turner.

The India skipper did get his 100 and finishes on 107.

After a breath-taking win over Australia on Sunday, the Indian team is high on spirits and all ready to take on the Aussies in the second one-dayer in Kolkata tomorrow.

Manish Pandey squandered another chance to cement his No. 4 spot as he completely misjudged an Agar slider that cleaned him up. Then followed a period where Australia committed hara-kiri. He took on first-change pacer Hardik Pandya and got the Australian essay on track after they had meandered away to 9 for 2.

History suggests that India are in strong position to do the needful as in the last three outings against Australia in a bilateral series at home, the "Men in Blue" haven't lost the second match of the series against their illustrious rivals.

Despite half-centuries from Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane, India was restricted to 252 all out in 50 overs in the second ODI against Australia.

Australia captain Steve Smith and Travis Head propped up their team's chase with a 76-run stand for the third wicket after India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar had dismissed openers Hilton Cartwright and David Warner cheaply.

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