India vs New Zealand 2017, 3rd ODI: Stats, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma create world record for most 200+ partnerships in ODIs
India win the three-match series 2-1.
India beat New Zealand by six runs in the third and final ODI at the Green Park Oval in Kanpur. With this win, the Men in Blue have won the three-match ODI series
Chasing 338 runs to win, Colin Munro's 75 and Kane Williamson's 64 gave New Zealand the perfect start before Yuzi Chahal dismissed them in quick succession. Tom Latham (65 off 52) gave the Kiwis some hope as he stitched two crucial partnerships with Ross Taylor (39) and Henry Nicholls (37) before some brilliant death bowling by Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah won the match and the series for India.
Earlier in the day, India scored 337/6 in their 50 overs after being put into bat by New Zealand. Rohit Sharma scored his 15th ODI century and skipper Virat Kohli registered his 32nd ton in the format. The duo batted brilliantly and gave their team the upper hand.
Here are some of the interesting numbers from the third ODI.
1- Virat Kohli becomes the first batsman to score 2000 international runs this year.
1- Virat Kohli crossed 5000 international runs as a captain in just 93 innings, the fastest to do so.
1- Virat Kohli scored his 9000th ODI run today in just his 194th innings, the fastest to do. He broke AB de Villiers' record of 205 innings.
2- This is the second time Kohli has scored 2000 international runs in a calendar year.
2- Rohit Sharma becomes the second player after Virat Kohli to score 1000 ODI runs in 2017.
2- Rohit Sharma became the second fastest to score 150 sixes in ODIs. He reached the milestone in 165 innings.
2- With the dismissal of Martin Guptill, Jasprit Bumrah took his 50th ODI wicket in just his 28th match. He is the second fastest Indian after Ajit Agarkar (23 matches) to achieve this feat.
4- Number of 200 partnerships stitched together by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in ODIs, the most by any pair.
5- Rohit Sharma becomes the fifth Indian batsman to score 150 sixes in ODIs.
6- Virat Kohli became the first player to score sixth ODI century as a captain in a calendar year.
7- India won their seventh consecutive bilateral ODI series under Virat Kohli, most by an Indian captain.
10- Indian openers failed to put on a 50-plus partnership against New Zealand in their last 10 innings.
11- Virat Kohli has been a part of most 200 stands in ODIs, the most by any player.
12- Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have 12 century partnerships in ODIs, third most by an Indian pair.
13- Virat Kohli scored his 13th ODI fifty as a captain, second highest by a captain in ODIs.
14- Virat Kohli's century is his 14th ton at home. Only Sachin Tendulkar with 20 is ahead of the Indian skipper.
1460- Runs scored by Virat Kohli in ODIs in 2017, the most by a captain in a calendar year. He overtook Ricky Ponting's tally of 1424 runs in 2007.