Auckland: All rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Saturday confirmed as soon as once more how vital he’s down the order for India. Jadeja’s 55 off 73 balls took India near chasing down 274 after the guests have been 153/7 within the 32nd over of the match.
Jadeja’s batting kind and his fielding has made him an integral a part of the Indian restricted overs aspect as soon as once more after he had been sidelined from white ball cricket for some time alongwith Ravichandran Ashwin. Together with his innings within the second ODI, he ended up surpassing former India captains MS Dhoni and Kapil Dev for many fifty-plus scores at quantity 7.
This was Jadeja’s seventh fifty in that place in ODI cricket, whereas Dhoni and Kapil had six every of their careers. Dhoni is but to formally announce his retirement from the sport, which signifies that he may nonetheless rating extra however he hasn’t performed for India since their semi-final exit from the ICC World Cup in July 2019. It was Jadeja’s 12th ODI fifty total.