New Delhi. The humiliating defeat in Visakhapatnam has once again exposed India’s batting order. Team India could not even make a respectable score in front of Australia (India vs Australia). This is the reason that India had to face a crushing defeat by 10 wickets in this match. This is not the first time that India has had to face this sting. This is the fourth time in the last four years that a team has defeated Team India by 10 wickets in limited overs cricket. Two of these occasions are such that it is impossible for Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli to forget. While on other two occasions, India had to face defeat by 10 wickets in India.
Australia thrash India in Mumbai ODI (2020)
In the beginning of the year 2020, the Australian team came on a tour of India. Then the first match of the ODI series was played in Mumbai. Batting first, India scored 255 runs on the basis of Shikhar Dhawan’s innings of 74 runs. Chasing the target, the Australian team got a one-sided victory by David Warner and Aaron Finch. Both the openers scored centuries. Warner scored 128 and Finch scored 110 runs.
Pakistan defeated for the first time in the World Cup (2021)
The T20 World Cup of the year 2021 was played in UAE. In the very first match, the Indian team faced Pakistan. The Pak team could never beat India on the stage of the World Cup. In this match, India scored 151 runs at the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. In response, Pakistan won the match by 10 wickets on the basis of the partnership of Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan. India could not even enter the semi-finals in this World Cup.
England out of World Cup final (2022)
The T20 World Cup of the year 2022 was played in Australia. India entered the semi-finals by winning all their league matches. Here the team captained by Rohit Sharma was to face England in the semi-final match. The Indian team scored 168 runs in 20 overs at the loss of six wickets. The partnership of Jose Butler and Alex Hales made this match one-sided and India had to face defeat by 10 wickets.
Australia thrashed in Visakhapatnam (2024)
Talking about today’s match, the Indian team got defeated in the powerplay itself. During the first 10 overs, India’s score was 51 runs at the loss of five wickets. Rohit & Co. got all out for 117 runs. After this, on the basis of half-centuries of Mitchell Marsh and Trevid Head, Australia won this match in just 11 overs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : March 19, 2023, 20:12 IST