IND vs AUS 3rd ODI: Pandya and Jadeja makes highest ODI partnership for 6th wicket in Australia

IND vs AUS 3rd ODI: Virat Kohli's Men in Blue is taking on Australia in the 3rd and the final ODI at Manuka Oval, Canberra. Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya make the highest ever ODI partnership for the sixth wicket in Australia.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 02, 2020 15:09 IST
IND vs AUS 3rd ODI: Pandya and Jadeja makes highest ODI partnership for 6th wicket in Australia
Jadeja & Pandya makes highest ODI partnership for 6th wicket in Australia

IND vs AUS 3rd ODI: Virat Kohli's Men in Blue is taking on Australia in the 3rd and the final ODI at Manuka Oval, Canberra. After losing wickets on the regular interval, then it comes to the middle-order to finish on a high, both Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja manipulate the situation in India's favor by scoring at a brisk rate. A spectacular assault from Pandya and Jadeja especially at the death to get back on track for the visitors. Jadeja and Pandya make the highest ever ODI partnership for the sixth wicket in Australia.

Hardik Pandya finished unbeaten on 92 while Jadeja quickfire 66* off 50 balls and their record sixth-wicket partnership of 150 runs helped India to propel 302/5 in 50 overs.

Indian bowlers in the likes of debutant T Natarajan, Kuldeep Yadav, and Shardul Thakur all of them bowling in tandem to keep the scoring rate in check since coming into the attack. Australia is on 122/3 in 25 overs against India in Canberra. Australian skipper Aaron Finch (75*) and Cameron Green (3*) is on the crease and try to build a partnership after three early wickets.

Earlier, Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat first, both teams made three changes each. T Natarajan was given a debut while Shubman Gill and Kuldeep Yadav came into the side. Cameron Green came into the team to make his Australia debut while Pat Cummins was given rest. Starc suffered injuries to his ribs as he was rested for the final ODI.

After getting their eye in, both Pandya and Jadeja smashed all around the park and get run with the influence. Hardik Pandya scores his 6th ODI half-century, he blasts 92* off 76 balls with 7 fours and one over the rope while Ravindra Jadeja smashes quickfire 66* off 5o balls which includes 5 fours and 3 maximum. 

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Highest sixth-wicket partnership for India ( in ODIs)

 

Ambati Rayudu and S Binny vs Zim, Harare in 2015 - 160

Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni vs Zim, Harare in 2005 - 158

Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja vs Aus Canberra, 2020 - 150*

Meanwhile, Hardik Pandya scores his 6th ODI fifty against Australia in the 3rd ODI at Manuka Oval, Canberra. This is the second time that Pandya has made two half-centuries in a bilateral ODI series.