Maxwell batting in ideal position: Langer

Maxwell batting in ideal position: Langer

Finch's run of outs followed being dropped from Australia's test team after scoring 97 runs at an average of 16.16 in the first three tests of the recent series against India. When he gets going, he scores 100s.

"I remember the days when Michael Clarke used to bat seven and Michael Hussey used to bat seven", Langer said.

MS Dhoni was back to his very best with the bat on Tuesday as he helped guide India to a 6-wicket win over Australia in the second ODI at the Adelaide Oval. "He just needs a few breaks".

Marsh' century on a sweltering day in Adelaide was his fourth hundred in the format in eight innings and his average of 42.32 is now the seventh best for an Australia batsman with at least 50 ODI innings - sitting between the banned duo of David Warner and Steven Smith.

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Langer said Finch was a rare breed of Australian cricketer in that he had been playing all three formats - Tests, one-dayers and Twenty20s. "You need the big shot and then he delivers", Karthik praised Dhoni after the game. Kohli could not take his team home this time but Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik (25 off 14) rose to the occasion with an unbeaten 57-run stand, helping India chase down a target of 299 with four balls to spare. But unfortunately, all four came in a losing cause including the recently-concluded second ODI against India.

India captain Kohli scored his 39th one-day global century earlier in the day, after Shaun Marsh's impressive ton pushed the Baggy Greens towards 300. "You'd like to see him get 100s and win, it would have been a ideal day for him". He's working really hard, he's had a couple of good innings now.

"Ever since 2014, I think he's (Shastri) one person who's given me honest feedback whenever things required to be altered". He has been captain of the (Melbourne) Stars, he has got good leadership qualities as well.

"There is no doubt that he should be a part of this team".

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