Both Ashwin and Jadeja have not been selected in the India squad for the second successive ODI series. They missed the limited-overs’ leg during the tour of Sri Lanka. And it was widely reported that they were rested, or rather preserving for the Test. But the situation now has assumed a new proposition.
To be ranked the numero uno player in the world is firmly the next goal on Sindhu’s mind.
A win in the third ODI match would also take India to the No. 1 spot in the ODI rankings. A dual happiness ergo, awaits for Virat Kohli in Indore.
Dhoni has never had a career average in a calendar year that comes anywhere near to the average of 79 which he has in 2017 after playing 20 games, no less.
Kuldeep, ahead of the second ODI, had said that Warner was under pressure against him and he hoped to keep him under pressure for the remainder of the series.
Srikanth, seeded eighth at the tournament, went down 17-21 17-21 in a tough match against Viktor Axelsen. Then for the unseeded HS Prannoy, there was a 15-21 14-21 loss to Shi Yuqi.
The league this time promises to be bigger and better as there will be 95 games played in the upcoming season and we will also see 10 teams in action.
The Virat Kohli-led Team India won the second ODI against Australia at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata and took a 2-0 lead in the five-match series on Thursday.
It will be a big feat considering that they are already the top team in the Test format and in this day and age, it is rare for teams to hold the top spot in the two most important formats simultaneously.
Dhoni is the Vice President-Marketing of ICL. He spent almost half the day there, meeting the staff, visiting the gym apart from interacting with the senior management and ofcourse an one-to-one session with Srinivasan.
While Australia still play very solid cricket at home and are the reigning world champions (they beat New Zealand in the final in Melbourne), they have now suffered 10 straight away losses in the 50-over format.