Best game changing innings/ knocks

Kaif-Yuvraj Partnership against England, 2002

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It was an innings of sheer determination and patience. Mohammed Kaif and Yuvraj Singh produced their best in the Natwest Series Final. India had lost their 5 wickets for just 146 runs while chasing a total of 326 in 50 overs. Mohammed Kaif (87*) and Yuvraj Singh 69 runs helped India develop a partnership of 121 runs for the sixth wicket. It set the tone for team India to win their first series against England. The match went close as Yuvraj departed the 42nd over Kaif guided team India to victory in the final held at Lord’s.

VVS Laxman’s 281 runs against Australia, 2001

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Laxman produced his career-best 281 runs against Australia in the second test held at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Australia’s scored 445 in the first innings. India were bowled out for just 171 runs. Team India was left to follow on. VVS Laxman scored 281 runs with Rahul Dravid (180) to help India declare for 657/7. Australia were bowled out for 212 runs while chasing 384 runs as India managed to win the game. It was a famous comeback victory for team India.

Ravindra Jadeja’s 66 not out against New Zealand

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New Zealand scored 314 runs in the third ODI in Auckland in India’s tour to New Zealand in 2014. The blackcaps were already leading 2-0 in the five-match ODI series. All hopes of team India was over as India lost their 7th wicket for 269. Ravindra Jadeja was the only all-rounder left out. He took the game deep as India required 18 runs off the last over. He did not win the game for team India but avoided the loss with a tie.

Kedar Jadhav and Virat Kohli part’ship against England in 2017

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After a bad test series against, England looked to start fresh with a win over India in the limited over. They scored a massive 350 runs in the first day/night ODI after winning the toss at Pune. India had to chase 351 runs to win the match but lost 4 wickets for just 63 runs. Kedar Jadhav produced his career-best innings of 120 while Virat scored 122 as they shared a partnership of 200 runs for the fifth wicket. Team India went on to win the game by 3 wickets with 11 balls to spare.

Six sixes from Yuvraj Singh in 2007 T20 WC

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It was the semi-final of the first ever T20 World Cup tournament. Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes off Stuart Broad in the 19th over as India took on England at Kingsmead in Durban. In T20 cricket, It is the only instance where six sixes consecutive sixes were hit. He also scored the fastest T20 half-century off just 12 deliveries. It was a remarkable achievement in the history of cricket as it brought the idea that anything is possible on the field. India won that match by 18 runs.

MS Dhoni unbeaten 45 against Sri Lanka in 2011

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Sri Lanka were bowled for 201 runs in the final of the Tri-Nation series held at Port of Spain. India were to chase a low total but wickets fell at regular intervals as the pitch was helping the bowlers more than the batsmen for team India. India required 16 runs off the final over. The skipper, Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped team India to win. He scored an unbeaten 45 runs off 98 balls as India win by 1 wicket to win the final. The Tri-series was held between India, West Indies, and Sri Lanka.


Suresh Raina’s 81* versus England, 2006

India bowled England out for 226 runs in the second ODI held at Faridabad in 2006. India was to chase down a total of 227 runs to win but they lost five wickets for just 92 runs. Inexperienced, Suresh Raina came out to bat in the 25th over and scored unbeaten an 81 to guide India to victory. India won the match by 6 wickets. It was just 8th innings from a 19-year-old Suresh Raina as he announced his arrival on the international stage.

Sachin Tendulkar 200* versus South Africa, 2010

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It was none other than Sachin Tendulkar, the so-called ‘God of Cricket’ who scored the first double century in one day international. India posted 401 runs in the second ODI held in Gwalior during SA tour of India. Team India then bowled South Africa out for only 248 runs. It may not have much to do with that game in particular but it started a new era of cricket in which we saw many double hundreds come to fruition in one day cricket. Since then we saw 6 more double centuries scored in ODIs.

Ashraful’s 100 against Australia

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It is one the most famous win in Bangladesh and world cricket. They stunned Australia by chasing down 250 runs in an ODI match. It was the second match of the Natwest series in Cardiff where Bangladesh managed to restrict Australia to 249 runs in their 50 overs. Mohammed Ashraful scored 100 off just 118 balls that included 11 boundaries. His century laid the foundation for Bangladesh to register a historic 5 wicket win over Australia. Australia were the toughest team to beat in that era.

Marcus Stoinis unbeaten 146 against Australia, 2017

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During Australia’s tour of New Zealand 2017. In first ODI, the hosts posted a total of 286 for the loss of 9 wickets in their 50 overs. In the 19th over, Australia lost seven wickets for 67 runs.  Marcus Stoinis had other ideas. He went on to score unbeaten 146 runs that included 11 sixes and 9 fours with the help of tail-enders but eventually fell short off the target as Australia lost by a close margin of six runs. New Zealand needed 60 runs with just one wicket in hand but unfortunately, Josh Hazlewood too got out after facing 26 deliveries without scoring a single run.




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