After the ongoing Asia Cup 2023, India will play a three-match ODI series against Australia at home before the World Cup. With the Men In Blue set to play the final of the ongoing tournament, the Kangaroos are currently playing a white-ball series in South Africa. The Yellow Brigade swept the home side in the three-match T20I series.
On the other hand, after losing the first two ODIs, the Proteas have managed to keep themselves alive in the series. Meanwhile, talking about the series, Mitchell Marsh is currently leading Australia. Even though Pat Cummins will do the same in India, Marsh wiill play a massive role. In this listicle, we will discuss three top innings from Marsh in ODI cricket.
Top three innings of Mitchell Marsh in ODIs
1. 102 not out against India in 2016
The all-rounder smashed a hundred in the fifth ODI against India at home in early 2016. Coming off a 4-0 lead in the series, the former World Champions were looking for a rare clean sweep against the Men In Blue. They had a poor start as they lost four wickets for 117 runs.
Apart from David Warner (122), the younger of the Marsh Brothers scored an unbeaten 102 off 84 balls. They helped the team reach 330/7. However, for the first time in this series, the visitors managed to chase down the total thanks to fifties from Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli and a hundred from Manish Pandey.
2. 89 against Zimbabwe in 2014
In the opening game of the tri-series between South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Australia, the Kangaroos played against the Chevrons. In the game, the Yellow brigade batted first after losing the toss and made the home team pay. They amassed 350/6 as their batting line-up was ruthless.
Marsh, who batted at number in this game, scored 89 including seven fours and four sixes. Apart from him, Aaron Finch (67) and Glenn Maxwell (93) also scored fifties. In reply, the home team was bowled out for 152 runs, losing the game by 198.
3. 86 not out against South Africa in 2014
In the same series, Marsh played a different role in the fifth game of the series against South Africa. In the game, the Kangaroos batted first and were reduced to 187/5. At this stage, Marsh scored 86 off 51 not out and helped the team reach 282/7. In reply, despite Faf du Plessis’s 126, the Proteas were bowled out for 220 runs, losing the game by 62 runs.