Herschelle Gibbs wanted to see Virat Kohli chase the mammoth target posted by England

England beat Australia by 242 runs in the third ODI match.

Kohli chasing this total down for India would have been really interesting. (Reuters)

England won the third ODI match against Australia by 242 runs after their batsmen created a world record by making the highest ODI team total ever. Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales and Eoin Morgan helped their team to reach a target of 481. Australia then were bowled out for 239 as England won the match by 242 runs. 

After England made the world record of highest ODI team total, former South African cricketer, Herschelle Gibbs said on his Twitter handle said that he would love to see Virat Kohli chase the mammoth total. On his Twitter account, he wrote-  Would love to have seen @imVkohli in this chase...

England after beating Australia by 242 runs in the third ODI match has taken a 3-0 lead in the 5-match ODI series. Alex Hales was given the Man of the Match award after he struck 147 runs to take his nation to a massive total.

In the month of July, India will be going to tour England for 3 T20I, 3 ODIs and 5 Test matches. It will be interesting to see how Virat Kohli and co. manages to beat the number 1 ODI team. Importantly,  Virat Kohli's fitness will be really crucial for India if they have to win against England in England.

With the 2019 World Cup to be held in England next year, the home team seems to have all the bases covered. That they won the match by 242 runs also highlights the good bowling attack which they possess and all of them being specialists in the 50 over format. 


 


By Kunal Kataria - 20 Jun, 2018

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