Player of the Match
Player of the Match
, play 04:00
Agarkar: Bhuvneshwar on top of his game

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait along with ESPNcricinfo staff discuss the success of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and the wrist spinners in the second ODI in Kolkata

, play 02:39
Tait: Lehmann should have been in India

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait, along with the ESPNcricinfo staff, talk about how important Darren Lehmann's presence would have been in India, having been a good player of spin himself

, play 01:27
Agarkar: Maxwell's wicket put Australia under pressure

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait, along with the ESPNcricinfo staff, discuss where the second ODI turned in India's favour

, play 02:38
'We keep making silly errors under pressure' - Smith

The Australia captain expresses his displeasure at another collective batting failure

, play 03:07
Caught, run-out, not out?

Ajit Agarkar, Shaun Tait and the ESPNcricinfo team discuss the incident in the 48th over of India's innings, with Hardik Pandya at the crease

, play 02:10
I play with the confidence that I can dismiss Warner - Kuldeep

Kuldeep Yadav believes that David Warner takes too much stress while facing him, and the ODI series against Australia is a good opportunity for his game to mature

, play 02:28
Expert Pick - Agar for Zampa?

Gautam Gambhir and Shaun Tait pick their India and Australia XIs for the second ODI in Kolkata

, play 02:37
I've evolved as a white-ball player - Smith

Steven Smith reflects on his journey to his 100th ODI, Australia's poor first ODI, and their chances going ahead in the series, ahead of the second ODI against India at the Eden Gardens

Elite club


No. of India players to take a hat-trick in ODIs - Chetan Sharma (1987), Kapil Dev (1991) and Kuldeep Yadav in this match.

landmark special


No. of Australia players to score 50 or more in their 100th ODI, including Steven Smith in this match. The highest among them is 81 by Geoff Marsh.

Openers down cheaply


Last time Australia's openers combined for fewer runs in an away ODI than the 2 runs in this game, v NZ in Christchurch. Warner and Cartwright both added one run each in this ODI.

Struggling finish


Runs brought by India in their last 15 overs, losing 7 wickets - 185/3 to 252/10. None of those 15 overs could yield more than 8 overs.

Virat year


No. of 50+ scores for Kohli in ODIs this year, in just 20 innings. Only once he made more such scores - 12 50+ scores in 2011 in 34 innings.

Rohit's den


Rohit Sharma's average across all formats at Eden Gardens, before today in 18 innings. His career-best Test (177), ODI (264) and T20 (109*) have all come at this venue.

Batting first again


No. of times in a row Kohli has elected to bat first, including this match. He had done that only once in his first 15 ODIs in charge.