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India’s tremendous endeavor to level the India Australia ODI series

The reckless yet spectacular inning of Virat Kohli was the corner stone that had set India back on tracks in the current ODI series, where they have been able to pull off an emphatic win at Nagpur.

A solid opening partnership between Shikhar Dhawan with 100 and Rohit Sharma with 79 had formulated the base. When Virat Kohli appeared on the stage, the match was quiet open. His magical knock full of blasters could result in nothing else but an exemplary victory in the do or die match for India.

Virat Kohli has been showing the marvels that have proved his credibility, so that he can be considered as the batting icon of India in the post Sachin era.

The mesmerized crowd of Nagpur must have ensured the best possible return of investment on their tickets as they will certainly cherish the scintillating batting performances of Indians throughout their innings.

After a shabby start, George Bailey with his glittering 156 and Shane Watson with 102 could set up an impressive target of 351 in their full quota of 50 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. The duo had accelerated the momentum of the scoreboard in a stunning fashion. Australians had been struggling with an average run rate in the vicinity of four even in their 18th over.

The record books have surely registered Virat Kohli’s unbeaten knock that had come off just 66 balls but it is inadequate compared to his magnanimous innings that spurred up every Indian just on the eve of their dinner.

His innings was studded with 18 boundaries and one huge over boundary.

It is better not to speak off the hapless bowlers of both the sides, who had been brutally lashed upon by the opponent batsmen. Even the key Australian striking bowler, Mitchell Johnson and the key Indian counter part, Shami Ahmed were not left apart.

Chasing a colossal 351, on any wicket was never an easy task by any standard. The best part of the entire story was that India had never shown signs of succumbing to the palpable pressure surrounding the match and finally blazed to a sensational victory.

In fact, the magnificent victory in the 6th ODI has taken the series to the wire. We all will be excited to enjoy another splurge from all the Indian batsmen, Virat Kohli in particular, at his IPL home ground, Bengaluru during the holy festival of Diwali, to light up the Indian skies.

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