IND vs AUS 2nd ODI: India concedes 100+ opening partnership in three consecutive matches, creates history

IND vs AUS 2nd ODI: David Warner and Aaron Finch delivered a strong start after Australia won the toss and opted to bat against India in the 2nd ODI at Sydney Cricket Ground. It is the first time in 978-match ODI history, India has conceded 100+ opening partnerships in three consecutive matches.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Nov 29, 2020 11:48 IST
IND vs AUS 2nd ODI: India concedes 100+ opening partnership in three consecutive matches, creates history
IND vs AUS: India has conceded 100+ opening partnerships in 3 consecutive matches.

IND vs AUS 2020: David Warner and Aaron Finch delivered a strong start after Australia won the toss and opted to bat against India. Both scored their respective half-centuries and got out. India vs Australia is battling it out in the second ODI of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney. As Team India goes unchangeable while Australia makes one change, Moises Henriques comes as a replacement for Marcus Stoinis who is set aside due to an injury. It is the first time in 978-match ODI history, India has conceded 100+ opening partnerships in three consecutive matches.

Australia openers frustrate India with a century stand which finally has been broken by Mohammad Shami in the 23rd over after that David Warner got run out by a brilliant piece of fielding by Shreyas Iyer. Former captain along with youngster Marnus Labuschagne is on the crease and once again the Aussies show complete dominance over Virat's Men in Blue. Take a look at other 100+ partnerships made by batsmen as stated below. 

 

  • Martin Guptill & Henry Nicholls, Mount Maunganui - 106
  • Aaron Finch & David Warner, Sydney - 156
  • Aaron Finch & David Warner, Sydney - 142*
Finch & Warner
Finch & Warner

After suffering a heartbreak defeat in the first ODI, Team India will look to bounce back against Australia in the second match of the series today at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney. Australia beat India by 66 runs in the opener of the two-month-long series and set the tone of the series and Aaron Finch and Co will be aiming to dominate the visitors once again.

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The Aussie batting line-up is in decent touch as the batsmen guide them to a mammoth total of 374/6 in the first ODI, which put pressure on India while chasing it and in the end, lost the match by 66 runs.

Most 100+ partnership for Aus in ODIs:

  1. Adam Gilchrist & Mathew Hayden - 16
  2. Aaron Finch & David Warner - 12
  3. Ricky Ponting & Michael Clarke - 11
  4. Mathew Hayden & Ricky Ponting - 10