Virat Kohli was looking impressive during the first ODI against Australia in Hyderabad before he missed a googly from Adam Zampa and was trapped in front of the wickets. The appeal was turned down by the on-field umpire but Australia reviewed it and got the wrong decision successfully overturned. Kohli’s knock of 44 runs was laced with 6 fours and a six.

After Kohli’s dismissal, Rohit Sharma and Ambati Rayudu were also dismissed in quick succession, leaving the hosts in big trouble. MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav scored match winning fifties during their unbeaten 141-run stand to take India home. Jadhav scored 81 not out while Dhoni smashed an unbeaten 59 as India won the series opener by six wickets.

Meanwhile, Kohli ended up breaking a long-standing world record during his 44-run knock. The Indian skipper completed 12,000 runs in List A cricket and became the 50th player to achieve the feat. He reached the milestone in 248 innings and broke former Australia batsman Michael Bevan’s record. Bevan had completed 12,000 runs in List A cricket in 297 innings.

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