Change Of Plans!

Mail Today|January 17, 2020

Change Of Plans!
Kohli to be back at No.3 after all-openers-on-board strategy backfires in first ODI vs Aussies

Skipper Virat Kohli is set to be back at his regular number three position after the strategy of coming two down boomeranged in the lung-opener as India take on a resolute Australia in the must-win second ODI in Rajkot on Friday.

India go into the game 0-1 down after Australia registered a 10-wicket win in the lung opener at Mumbai, courtesy David Warner and Aaron Finch, who hit unbeaten hundreds. In a bid to field all three in-form players — Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul — Kohli dropped himself down the order but the plan backfired spectacularly as he was unable to convert his start.

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January 17, 2020