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In Numbers | Dhawan Overcomes Poor Form with Highest ODI Score

Cricketnext Staff |March 10, 2019, 6:42 PM IST
In Numbers | Dhawan Overcomes Poor Form with Highest ODI Score

Shikhar Dhawan overcame a lean run of form with a classy 115-ball 143 in the fourth One-Day International against Australia at the PCA IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali on Sunday.

Having not scored a ton in 17 innings, Dhawan broke Australia's back at the scene of his record-breaking Test debut, smacking a 16th ODI century and his third against Australia. This was also his first century in 2019.

Dhawan's 143 - his highest score in ODIs - set a strong foundation as India amassed 358/9 in their allotted 50 overs. In all, he struck 18 fours and three sixes during his knock and looked in cruise control all through against an excellent Australian bowling unit.

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The 143 by Dhawan is also the third-highest score by any player in an ODI in Mohali. Rohit Sharma leads this chart while Virat Kohli has the second-highest score at the venue.

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Rohit and Dhawan shared an immaculate 193-run partnership for the opening wicket to set things rolling for the home side. Their association was the third-best stand in Mohali for any wicket.

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Rohit also looked impressive during his time at the crease, scoring 95 in 92 balls. He narrowly missed out on a ton but during the course of his knock went past MS Dhoni and now holds the record for the maximum number of sixes in ODIs.

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Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 6939 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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