Virat Kohli's uncommon disappointment | India captain closes 2020 without ODI hundred; a first since 2008

Virat Kohli's uncommon disappointment | India captain closes 2020 without ODI hundred; a first since 2008

Virat Kohli's uncommon disappointment | India captain closes 2020 without ODI hundred; a first since 2008

Canberra, December 2: India captain Virat Kohli has throughout the long term demonstrated certain that he is truly outstanding in the business with regards to the 50-over organization. Yet, 2020 negatively affected even the run-machine as this turned into the principal year since his introduction in 2008 that Kohli has neglected to score a century in ODIs. Kohli finished 2020 without a hundred as he was excused for 63 in the third ODI against Australia on Wednesday (December 2). 

This sees Kohli end with a most noteworthy individual score of 89 this schedule year. He arrived at the 89-run mark twice this year and the multiple times against Australia - once in the second ODI on Sunday and prior in Bengaluru in January. In any case, it must be noticed that Kohli was a piece of just 9 ODI matches this year due to the Covid pandemic. Before this Australia visit, the last ODI that India had played came in February during their visit through New Zealand. While he would be frustrated on missing on a century, Kohli turned into the quickest batsman to score 12,000 ODI runs during the third ODI. He took just 242 innings to contact the milestone figure. 

Additionally, the skipper is only the 6th player to arrive at the achievement. "12,000 ODI runs for Virat Kohli. He has become the quickest batsman to arrive at the achievement, in only 242 innings," International Cricket Council (ICC) had tweeted. Australia won the throw and selected to bat first in the third and last ODI against Australia. Australia has just fixed the three-coordinate ODI arrangement against India as the hosts appreciate an unassailable 2-0 lead. The Aaron Finch-drove group enlisted a 66-run win in the principal ODI and a 51-run win in the subsequent game. In the third ODI, India made 302 for 5 as Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja shared a major collusion for the 6th wicket.