Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli stitched a 137-run partnership for the second wicket to help India cross the finish line in the 48th over in the series-deciding 3rd ODI on Sunday.
Kuldeep Yadav bowled a game-changing 38th over to complement a KL Rahul blinder as India leveled the series with a comfortable 36-run victory over Australia in second ODI in Rajkot
Ben Stokes was bestowed with the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the World Player of the Year at the ceremony.
The New Zealand batsman gave the audience a Yuvraj Singh show as he smashed Anton Devcich of The Northern Knights for six sixes in an over.
A kneeling Hardik Pandya presented the Serbian actress Natasa Stankovic with a ring on a yacht.
India was chasing a target of 316 runs as Nicholas Pooran and Keiron Pollard ensured that the series finale was not easy for India.
A Rs 15.50 crore cash splash and a Rs 10.75 crore spent on Cummins and Maxwell ensures that Australia keep a dominance on most expensive players bought this year.
Rohit and KL Rahul provided the start that India needed while Shreyas Iyer and Pant brought the perfect ending to their innings. Kuldeep Yadav’s hat-trick helped India clinch the game.
New Zealand was defeated by 296 runs which was just short by one run for Australia to equal their previous biggest victory margin in a match where both teams batted twice.
Marnus Labuschagne missed the chance of equalling Jack Fingleton’s record from 1936 by missing his fourth successive Test centuries and become the second Australian and fifth overall to achieve the feat.
Calling Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah a “baby bowler” could be considered as Abdul Razzaq’s biggest mistake after he got heavily trolled for doing so.
The IPL Auction is scheduled for December 19 this year and is meant to feature 971 registered players to be bought and fill 73 slots in the teams this year.