Ishan Kishan slams third successive ODI fifty, joins Vengsarkar, Dhoni in elite list of Indian batters | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Younger Indian opener Ishan Kishan continued his sensational run on the Caribbean tour by slamming his third successive half-century within the ODI collection in opposition to West Indies.

The left-handed Kishan has been the one brilliant spot in India’s dismal batting efficiency earlier than this match as he scored 52 and 55 respectively within the first two ODIs.
The 25-year-old Kishan acquired to his sixth ODI fifty off simply 43 balls studded with 5 fours and a pair of sixes. Within the course of he additionally grew to become the sixth India batter to attain half-centuries in all of the three matches in bilateral ODI collection.

Kishan’s fiery knock lastly got here to an finish on 77 off 64 balls when Yannic Cariah struck to present West Indies a primary breakthrough.
He joined the elite listing of Kris Srikkanth, Dilip Vengsarkar, Mohammad Azharuddin, MS Dhoni and Shreyas Iyer.
Srikkanth had smashed the three successive fifties in opposition to Sri Lanka in 1982 whereas Vengsarkar and Azharuddin’s achievements additionally got here in opposition to Sri Lanka in 1985 and 1993 respectively.


World Cup-winning skipper Dhoni exhibited his batting prowess through the ODI collection in opposition to Australia in 2019 with three consecutive fifties. Iyer completed the identical milestone in opposition to New Zealand in 2019.

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