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India vs Australia: 'ICC should allow two Indian teams in World Cup' go Twitterati after Virat Kohli and Co win ODI series 2-1

  • FirstCricket Staff
  • January 18th, 2019
  • 17:38:57 IST

MS Dhoni rekindled his love affair with final flourishes, anchoring India to their maiden bilateral ODI series triumph in Australia for a perfect finish to a historic trip Down Under on Friday.

Virat Kohli's men became the first country to return from Australia without losing a single series, having won the Test series 2-1 and drawn the T20 Internationals 1-1.

From a dasher, to a finisher to finally the anchor in the last leg of his career, Dhoni was in full flow during India's successful chase of 231 on a sluggish Melbourne pitch after Yuzvendra Chahal set it up with a career-best 6 for 42.

Dhoni's unbeaten 87 off 114 balls was a testimony to his high quality match awareness as the street-smart Kedar Jadhav (61 no, 57 balls) donned the role of a finisher.

The former India skipper's role going into the business end of his illustrious career is that of an anchor, who takes the game deep.

As it ends a terrific tour Down Under without having lost the series, we take a look at the what the world of Twitter had to say on the achievement which was hugely awaited for so many years.

Some able match-winners in this team

A team performance, indeed

A tip for ICC

Maths, formulas and chases: Dhoni school of cricket

Right Kaul by Siddarth

MS Dhoni's 10 Year Challenge

Keep on counting the positives

After the series win against Australia, India are flying to New Zealand to take part in the 5-match ODI and 3-match T20I series starting on 23 January.

With inputs from PTI

Updated Date: January 18, 2019 17:38:57 IST

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