India vs Australia 2nd ODI: Dhawan, Rahul, Kohli power India to series-levelling win in Rajkot

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Shikhar Dhawan smashed 13 boundaries and a six during his knock of 96

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Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul and captain Virat Kohli scored 96, 80 and 78 respectively as India not only beat Australia by 36 runs in the second ODI in Rajkot, but also levelled the three-match series at 1-1.

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India vs Australia 1st ODI: Warner, Finch pulverize India in Mumbai

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David Warner (left) scored his 18th ODI century, while Aaron Finch made his 16th hundred

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Australia opener David Warner and captain Aaron Finch scored 128 not out and an unbeaten 110 respectively to lead their side to a dominant 10-wicket win over India in the first ODI in Mumbai.

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India vs South Africa 2nd T20: Kohli leads the way as India cruise past South Africa

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Virat Kohli struck four boundaries and three sixes during his unbeaten knock of 72

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India captain Virat Kohli struck an unbeaten 72 to lead his side to a comfortable seven-wicket win over South Africa in the second Twenty20 International in Mohali.

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Dhawan ruled out of World Cup, Pant replaces him

Shikhar Dhawan ruled out for rest of the World Cup and will be replaced by Rishabh Pant India cricket

Shikhar Dhawan: “I feel emotional to announce that I will no longer be a part of World Cup. Unfortunately, the thumb won’t recover [in] time”

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India opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out for the remainder of the World Cup after he suffered a hairline fracture to his left thumb.

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