New Delhi. Once again the batsmen of the Indian team showed their strength in the Indore ODI. Captain Rohit Sharma scored a century after three years. Shubman Gill, who had scored a double century in the first match of the series, again showed amazing today and scored a century. Rohit and Gill shared a 212-run partnership for the first wicket today. This is the year of the 50-over World Cup. In such a situation, looking at the kind of rhythm that Team India’s batsmen are seeing, it is bound to build up hope in the minds of the fans to win the World Cup after 12 years.
Scored more than 300 five times in six matches
At this time, the Indian team is seen batting in T20 style even in ODIs. We are not saying this, but the figures testify to this fact. Batting first in ODIs, India scored more than 300 runs in all the last five matches. India’s smallest score in these five matches was 349 runs. Ishaan Kishan scored a double century in the ODI match played against Bangladesh at the end of 2022. India scored 409 runs in this match. India batted first in two out of three matches against Sri Lanka. Scored 383 and 390 runs in these two matches. Rohit Sharma’s team did not stop here. Now in the first match of the ODI series against New Zealand, India had scored 349 runs. Today in the third match the team scored 385 runs.
Indian batsman scored eight centuries in five matches
Indian batsmen are seen in excellent form these days. If you look at the last five matches only, four cricketers of Team India have scored eight centuries together. During this, Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill scored three centuries each. Ishaan Kishan and Rohit Sharma scored one century each. Virat scored two centuries against Sri Lanka while he had scored one century in Bangladesh. Shubman Gill has scored a century and a double century in this series. His bat also went well against Sri Lanka.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 24, 2023, 19:02 IST