IND vs AUS: Dhoni scored 3 half-centuries in ODI series, see which knock was most explosiv

In the third and final ODI match of the series between India and Australia which was played in Melbourne on Friday, 18 January. India defeated Australia by 7 wickets to win the 3-match series by 1-2. Earlier, batting first, Australia reduced for 230 runs in 48.4 overs.
In reply, India won the match by scoring 234 runs in 49.2 overs at the loss of 3 wickets. Dhoni scored 3 consecutive half-centuries and finished with 193 runs in 3 matches. Playing his first match of the tour, Chahal took 6 wickets and was adjudged Man of the Match.

So Today, we will discuss 3 half centuries made by Dhoni in the series and see which knock was most important and explosive. Let's see.

1. Dhoni's half-century in 1st ODI:

In reply to Australia's total of 288 in the Sydney ODI, India had a disastrous start with 3 wickets falling for just 4 runs. Then Rohit and Dhoni added 137 runs for the 4th wicket, but Dhoni was wrongly adjudged out LBW and India lost the match by 34 runs. During this match, Dhoni scored 51 runs off 96 balls with 3 boundaries and 1 maximum and had a strike rate of 53.12. Apart from wrongly given out, Dhoni was also criticised for his slow pace innings.

2. Dhoni's half-century in 2nd ODI:

In the second one-day which was played in Adelaide, Dhoni came to his classical touch again and showed why he called as the world best finisher. In this match, Dhoni scored 55 runs off 54 balls with 2 sixes and finished the match in style and helped India to level the series 1-1.

3. Dhoni's half-century in 3rd ODI:

After restricting Australia for 230, India was excepted to steamroll the hosts and win the game easily but this was not the case as India lost two quick wickets for 59 runs. India needed yet another MS classic and he delivered it yet again along with Kedar Jadhav. Dhoni scored unbeaten 87 runs off 114 balls with 6 fours and strike rate of 76.32 and won the 'Man of the Series' for his consistent performance in series. So Friends, According to your opinion? Which half-centuries by Dhoni was the most important and explosive? Do send us your valuable feedback below.

Post a comment