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India piles up 309/3 with Rohit Sharma’s century

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016,13:02 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Perth | India made 309 for three in the first one-day international cricket match in the Victoria Bitter ODI series against Australia here Tuesday.

India elected to bat after winning the toss.

It was a record-breaking 207-run partnership between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli that put India in prime position. Rohit Sharma remained not out with a scintillating 171, with ample support from Virat Kohli, who scored 91.


India innings:

Rohit Sharma (not out) 171
Shikhar Dhawan c Marsh b Hazlewood 9
Virat Kohli c Finch b Faulkner 91
MS Dhoni c Boland b Faulkner 18
Ravindra Jadeja (not out) 10

Extras (LB 6, W 4) 10

Total 309 for 3 wickets in 50 overs

Fall of wickets 1-36, 2-243, 3-286


Josh Hazlewood 10-0-41-1
Joel Paris 8-0-53-0
Mitchell Marsh 9-0-53-0
Scott Boland 10-0-74-0
James Faulkner10-0-60-2
Glenn Maxwell 3-0-22-0