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Australia vs India 2018-19: 3 players who can help India win the 2nd ODI

Vishnu San
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2.26K   //    14 Jan 2019, 16:27 IST

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

India had won the Test series against Australia by a 2-1 margin. It was a remarkable performance by the Indian players as they won their first ever Test series on Australian soil. After the absorbing Test series, the visitors struggled with a change in format and lost the opening ODI of the 3-match series at Sydney. 

During the last two years, India have performed consistently in ODI cricket in different conditions all over the globe. They will be aiming to bounce back in the ODI series when the action returns to Adelaide.

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In this segment, let us take a look at three key players who can help India win the second ODI and level the series at Adelaide.

#3 Virat Kohli

The Indian skipper has amazed the cricketing world with his regular performances in the 50-50 format. His adventurous run-chasing ability has earned him the label 'run machine'.

In 217 ODI matches that he has played, Kohli has scored 10235 runs at an impressive average of 59.5 and strike-rate of 92.85. The right-handed batsman has managed to score 48 half-centuries and 38 centuries in just 10 years of ODI cricket.

Kohli has played 29 ODIs against Australia and scored 1185 runs at an average of 49.38 with five half-centuries and five centuries. Fans will surely look forward to his innovative captaincy and attacking batting when he steps on the field.

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