Ind vs Eng 3rd ODI: 3 big records that can be broken in the series decider- The final of the India vs England ODI series is slated to kick off at MCA Stadium, Pune today. Virat Kohli-led India will eye a consecutive series win over the visitors. On the other hand, England would like to repeat their success in the 3rd ODI. The series is currently level at 1-1. The fixture can witness three big records off India skipper Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma’s bat:
India vs England 3rd ODI records; check out
The India captain, who is currently on a century drought, needs a ton to break Ricky Ponting’s record of most tons as captain in international cricket. As of now, Kohli and Ponting have 41 centuries each. If Kohli is able to smash a hundred in the ODI opener, he will also equal Sachin Tendulkar for most centuries in India. Master Blaster had scored 20 tons at home. Kohli has already scored a couple of half-centuries in the tournament.
India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan needs 90 runs to complete 6,000 runs in ODIs. He can become the 10th Indian batsman to achieve the milestone. He had slammed 98 runs in the ODI opener.
India vice-captain Rohit Sharma is only a century away from equalling Ricky Ponting on the top 3 list of most century scorers in ODI cricket. The 33-year-old has scored 29 tons in 226 ODIs. Ponting has 30 hundreds in 375 One-Day-Internationals.
The England opener needs one century to equal MS Dhoni and Inzamam-ul-Haq on the list of century scorers in ODIs. Dhoni and Inzamam have scored 10 tons in 50-over cricket. He has scored 101 runs in the last two ODIs.
If he plays, Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is a fifer away to equal Javagal Srinath and Harbhajan Singh (3 each) on the list of the most five-wicket haul for India in ODIs.
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