MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav shared a century stand to carry India to a six-wicket win over Australia in Hyderabad in the first one-day worldwide of their five-match series. At one stage, India were reeling at 99 for four and then Jadhav and Dhoni together stitched India's revival and handed hosts a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
India rode on MS Dhoni's unbeatable 59 and Kedhar Jadhav's 81 not out innings to reach the target in 48.2 overs after they restricted the Aussies to 236 for 7 in the first innings. Apart from scoring valuable runs, he picked a wicket as well. "The way Kedar and MS took responsibility, it was great to see".
In spite of losing the opening one-day worldwide (ODI) against India, Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile believes the confidence and momentum his side gathered from the T20I series that concluded recently will not dampen.
This will be the kit that India sport at the World Cup starting on May 30 in England.
Australia had won the toss and made a decision to bat at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium as the teams began to mark the home stretch for the 50-over World Cup later this year.
While talking about his transformation in the limited-overs Shami told the broadcasters, "I have been through a lot of ups and down in my life".
"Dhoni and Virat Kohli are the best chasers in the game, so I am just trying to learn from them".
"I just try to give my best for the team, and I keep taking feedback from the experienced players". I think our quicks looked most effective when they were banging it in, with that came few plays and misses.
The second ODI will be played at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on March 5.