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Yadav cap trap, Kohli hand India triumph at Eden

 

KOLKATA: Kuldeep Yadav’s lady cap trap and a familiar 92 by Virat Kohli helped India voyage to a 50-run prevail upon Australia in the second One-day International here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

Yadav by and by joined with kindred wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal to expel the guests for 202 out of 43.1 overs while pursuing 253 and acquire India a 2-0 lead in the five-coordinate arrangement.

Pace initiate Bhuvneshwar Kumar struck right on time in the wake of expelling the two Australian openers including David Warner for one of every a propelled first spell that kept going six overs.

Captain Steve Smith, who made 59, and Travis Head at that point produced a 76-run organization as the twosome attempted to enduring the innings by counter assaulting the Indian bowlers.

In any case, the presentation of turn by and by demonstrated troublesome for the guests with leg-spinner Chahal sending back Head, for 39, and after that the enormous hitting Glenn Maxwell, for 14.

Maxwell, who looked undermining with two sixes amid his short stay, was befuddled by wicket-attendant Mahendra Singh Dhoni who rushed to cut the safeguards off.

Smith however carried on the great work to enroll an abrasive 50 in his 100th ODI yet the enjoyment was shortlived after he tumbled to paceman Hardik Pandya.

Yadav, utilizing only his ninth ODI, at that point turned on the warmth with his triple strike in the 33rd over that spelt fate for the guests.

He got Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar and Pat Cummins to wind up plainly just the third Indian after Chetan Sharma and Kapil Dev to ever record an ODI cap trap.

Marcus Stoinis stayed unbeaten on 62, however his valiant thump came past the point of no return in the day as Kumar wiped up the tail.

Prior, a fine batting exertion by Kohli influenced India to post 252 full scale in 50 overs after the hosts chose to bat first.

India relied upon a 102-run second-wicket remain amongst Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane,

who made 55, to begin emphatically before the Australian bowlers struck back.

Quick bowlers Nathan Coulter-Nile and Kane Richardson guaranteed three wickets each.

There was likewise a touch of dramatization in the 48th over of the Indian innings when Pandya was gotten off a no-ball, yet Smith ran him out just to see the batsman strolling off the ground following a slight shower.

Smith and friends endeavored to contend with the on-field umpires for their run out call yet futile.

The third match is booked for Sunday in Indore.

Scoreboard

INDIA:

A. Rahane run out (Cartwright/Wade) 55

R. Sharma c and b Coulter-Nile 7

V. Kohli b Coulter-Nile 92

M. Pandey b Agar 3

K. Jadhav c Maxwell b Coulter-Nile 24

M.S. Dhoni c Smith b Richardson 5

H. Pandya c Warner b Richardson 20

B. Kumar c Maxwell b Richardson 20

K. Yadav c Wade b Cummins 0

J. Bumrah not out 10

Y. Chahal run out (Wade) 1

Additional items (B-1, NB-1, W-13) 15

Add up to (full scale, 50 overs) 252

FALL OF WKTS: 1-19, 2-121, 3-131, 4-186, 5-175, 6-204, 7-239, 8-239, 9-246.

Knocking down some pins: Cummins 10-1-34-1 (1w); Coulter-Nile 10-0-51-3 (5w); Richardson 10-0-55-3 (1w, 1nb); Stoinis 9-0-46-0 (2w); Agar 9-0-54-1 (3w); Head 2-0-11-0 (1w)

AUSTRALIA:

H. Cartwright b Kumar 1

D. Warner c Rahane b Kumar 1

S. Smith c Jadeja (sub) b Pandya 59

T. Head c Pandey b Chahal 39

G. Maxwell st Dhoni b Chahal 14

M. Stoinis not out 62

M. Swim b Yadav 2

A. Agar lbw b Yadav 0

P. Cummins c Dhoni b Yadav 0

N. Coulter-Nile c and b Pandya 8

K. Richardson lbw b Kumar 0

Additional items (B-4, LB-6, W-6) 16

Add up to (full scale, 43.1 overs) 202

FALL OF WKTS: 1-2, 2-9, 3-85, 4-106, 5-138, 6-148, 7-148, 8-148, 9-182.

Knocking down some pins: Kumar 6.1-2-9-3; Bumrah 7-1-39-0; Pandya 10-0-56-2 (1w); Chahal 10-1-34-2 (3w); Yadav 10-1-54-3 (2w)

RESULT: India won by 50 runs

MAN-OF-THE-MATCH: Virat Kohli

Arrangement: India lead the five-coordinate arrangement 2-0.

UMPIRES: Anil Chaudhary (India) and Richard Illingworth (England)

Television UMPIRE: Marais Erasmus (South Africa)

MATCH REFEREE: Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)

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