India Clinches the 3-Match Series
India defeated Australia in the decider match played yesterday, at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. Opener Rohit Sharma hit a century, while the skipper Virat Kohli made 89 as India humbled Australia by seven wickets in the series-decider.
Australia batted first and put up a target of 286 for the men in blue to chase. India, however,
For Australia, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc had an off day as they leaked boundaries way too often. Adam Zampa, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc had one wicket each but couldn’t lead their team to a win. Earlier, Australian skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and opted to bat. Steve Smith (131 runs off 132 balls) scored his 9th ODI hundred, while Marnus Labuschagne smashed his maiden ODI fifty, helping Australia score 286/9.
Pacer Mohammed Shami (4/63) and spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (2/44) shared six wickets between them.