Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli (2R) celebrates with teammates after winning the second one-day international (ODI) cricket match against Australia at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on March 5, 2019. (Photo by PUNIT PARANJPE / AFP)
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli (2R) celebrates with teammates after winning the second one-day international (ODI) cricket match against Australia at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on March 5, 2019. (Photo by PUNIT PARANJPE / AFP)

Virat Kohli hit his 40th one-day international century before Vijay Shankar’s two-wicket haul in the dead over helped India to win the second ODI match against Australia by eight runs at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on Tuesday. India now lead the 5-match ODI series 2-0. Along with the thrilling victory, India bagged many records in the match. Here is a look upon various records and stats after the match.

  1. India registered its 500th ODI win with the match. India is the second team after Australia (558) to reach the milestone.
  2. Virat Kohli smashed his 40th ODI century. He is just behind Sachin Tendulkar (49).
  3. This was Kohli’s 33rd century in a winning cause, the joint-most by any player along with Sachin Tendulkar.
  4. Kohli took 159 innings to complete 9000 international runs as a captain. He is fastest to reach the milestone and bettered Ricky Ponting’s record of 204 innings.
  5. Virat Kohli took 216 innings to hit his 1000th ODI four, the lowest by any player. 
  6. 250 is the lowest total in ODIs that India has defended under Virat Kohli’s captainship. The previous lowest was 251/4 against the West Indies in 2017.
  7. Dhoni now has 28 dismissals during bowling of Ravindra Jadeja. This is most ODI dismissals for him with any bowler.
  8. After Kapil Dev and Sachin Tendulkar, Jadeja became only third Indian player to cross 2000 runs and 150 wickets in ODI cricket.
  9. For the first time since 1995, India has successfully defended a total of 250 or lower in ODIs against Australia. The last such instance was in the 1994 when India defended 246/8.
  10. Rohit Sharma got out for duck in ODIs for the first time on Indian soil. He has been dismissed on duck 12 times previously but all of the matches were played overseas.

With inputs from ANI

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