But, it was truly commendable how the team beat the heat to script a fightback as the pace duo of Coulter-Nile and Richardson bagged three each to restrict India to an around-par 252.
The video, which was posted on Wednesday, and a following tweet posted on Friday suggests that he may be singing the national anthem at a premier sporting event in the capital.
But the honour of being the first ever Indian to claim a hat-trick in ODI goes to Chetan Sharma, who achieved the feat way back in 1987. He took the wickets of Ken Rutherford, Ian Smith and Ewen Chatfield – all bowled – at Nagpur.
The maestro debuted at number 803 in the world. The table below also shows the name of Lleyton Hewitt, another former world number one player.
Both Ashwin and Jadeja have not been selected in the India squad for the second successive ODI series. They missed the limited-overs’ leg during the tour of Sri Lanka. And it was widely reported that they were rested, or rather preserving for the Test. But the situation now has assumed a new proposition.
To be ranked the numero uno player in the world is firmly the next goal on Sindhu’s mind.
A win in the third ODI match would also take India to the No. 1 spot in the ODI rankings. A dual happiness ergo, awaits for Virat Kohli in Indore.
Dhoni has never had a career average in a calendar year that comes anywhere near to the average of 79 which he has in 2017 after playing 20 games, no less.