After India’s thrilling victory by 8 runs over Australia in the 2nd ODI at Nagpur, Virat Kohli revealed about the discussion he had with MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma for deciding who will bowl the final over. “I was thinking about the 46th over (to go with Kedar/Shankar). I was talking with both of them (Rohit and Dhoni). If they (Bumrah and Shami) take wickets, we’ll be right in the game and that’s exactly what happened,” Kohli said in the post-match presentation.
It was a close call in the match after Australia needed 11 runs off the last over with Marcus Stoinis on the crease. Vijay Shankar bowled a marvelous final over dismissing the remaining two wickets in the first three balls, leading India to victory by 8 runs. Vijay dismissed Shankar in the first delivery itself through LBW. On the third ball, Vijay removed the middle stump of Adam Zampa through a yorker.