IND Vs AUS 2nd ODI Match: The three-match one-day international series between IND Vs AUS is tied to one all.
The home side, India won the first ODI match in Mumbai by five wickets while the Aussies bounced back well to square the series after their mammoth 10-wicket win in Visakhapatnam yesterday i.e Sunday 19th March 2023.
Now the series-deciding match will be held on Wednesday, 22nd March 2023 at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
There are six Indian skippers who have lost an ODI match by a margin of 10 wickets. In this segment, today we shall mention those skippers of India who have achieved this unwanted feat.
The Indian current Indian skipper of the men in the blue side Rohit Sharma is the latest entrant in this unwanted record. India lost the second ODI against Australia by ten wickets at Vizag.
Mitchell Starc bowled a brilliant spell and Nathan Ellis, and Sean Abbott too bowled well which helped The Aussies to bundle out India for 117 runs only.
In the run chase of a smallish score, Travis Head and Mitchell Marsh shared an unbeaten stand of 121 runs and achieved the score of 118 runs in just 11 overs.
When the Aussies toured India in 2020, the men in the blue side under Virat Kohli lost the opening game at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai by ten wickets.
Australia gained a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series that time. India batted first and posted just 255 runs on the board. Shikhar Dhawan was the top scorer for India in that game.
In reply, David Warner and former Aussie skipper Aaron Finch gave their team a brilliant start and the Aussies raced away with 258 runs without losing a single wicket.
The former Indian skipper and the current head coach of the men in blue side, Rahul Dravid is also mentioned in this list.
The ODI series against South Africa was tied to one all after the washout match in Chennai.
India and South Africa came to Eden Gardens in Kolkata in 2005 and the home side was bundled out for just 188 runs. Shaun Pollock and Andrew Hall picked up three wickets each.
In the run chase, the Proteas skipper Graeme Smith scored brilliant unbeaten 134 runs and Andrew Hall provided a good company with not out 48 runs.
The visitors SA, won that contest by 10 wickets as they chased the score down in just 35.5 overs.
The Prince of Kolkata and the most widely regarded as the greatest Indian skipper of all time, Sourav Ganguly has also been featured in this list.
India, Pakistan and South Africa met for a tri-nation series in the United Arab Emirates in 2000. India could post just 164 runs on the board after they won the toss and chose to bat first.
This loss was the first ten-wicket loss to South Africa as the Proteas chase this target down with ease and without losing a wicket.
Herschelle Gibbs and Gary Kirsten snitched an unbeaten sand of 165 runs for the opening wicket to win this contest.
The Master Blaster who is considered as God of Cricket too had a ten-wicket loss in his ODI captaincy stint. In 1997, the fourth one-day international match against West Indies was played at Bridgetown.
The visitors, India could post only 199 runs in their allotted 50 overs. Ajay Jadeja was the only one who scored a half-century in that game and the rest of the Indian batters failed to deliver.
In reply, the Windies openers, Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored brilliant uneaten 109 runs and Stuart Williams smashed 78 runs that help the West Indies to chase this total down with all the ten wickets intact.
India’s first ten-wicket loss came under the captain, Sunil Gavaskar. This was the tenth match of the Benson and Hedges World Series Cup in 1981 which was played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
India batted first and they could score just 112 runs for nine wickets in 34 overs. Gundappa Viswanath and Kapil Dev were the only batters who scored in double digits.
However, the response from the New Zealanders was a brilliant one as they chased this score without losing any wickets.