Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have also gone a step further as they are among the names to score five consecutive fifty-plus scores for India. Amidst all this, Virat’s 133* against Sri Lanka, 108 against Sri Lanka, 66 against Bangladesh, 183 against Pakistan and 106 against Sri Lanka in five consecutive ODIs are the strongest by an Indian in ODIs. Run is
Pakistan’s Javed Miandad holds the record for nine consecutive fifty-plus scores between March–October 1987, scoring 78, 78*, 74*, 60, 52, 113, 71*, 68 and 103. Make it.
India suffered early setbacks and lost the wickets of skipper Rohit Sharma (11), Virat Kohli (4) to Shaheen Afridi and Shreyas Iyer (14) and Shubman Gill (10) to Haris Rauf.
India won the toss and elected to bat in their opening match of the Asia Cup 2023 being played at the Pallekele Stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka.