A dominant India got the better of Australia by seven wickets at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru to clinch the three-match series 2-1 after being hammered in the opening ODI at Mumbai by 10 wickets. Man of the match Rohit Sharma notched up his 29th one-day hundred while skipper Virat Kohli contributed 89 from 91 balls as India chased down 287 with ease.
Indian pace bowlers Navdeep Saini and Shardul Thakur shone in the second T20I against Sri Lanka at Indore on Tuesday. While Saini (2 for 18) impressed with his pace and bounce, especially the unplayable yorker he delivered to Danushka Gunathilaka, Thakur (3 for 23) stood out with his variations, running through the lower order.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli finished the year as the number one ranked Test batsman as per the newly released ICC rankings. Kohli finished 2019 on 928 points, 17 points clear of close competitor Steve Smith. Kohli
India's 2011 World Cup-winning captain MS Dhoni has been named as the captain of the ODI team of the decade, a list compiled by Cricket Australia. As many as Indians are part of the 11-member squad. While Dhoni has been named skipper and wicket-keeper, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are the other Indians in the team.