India vs Australia 3rd and final ODI Match report Team India beat Australia by 7 Wickets and clinch the ODI Series with 2-1 Live Score: India vs Australia 3rd ODI Match Report: The last and decisive match of the 3-match ODI series was played between India and Australia at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, in which the Indian team won. India beat the Australian team by 7 wickets on the basis of Rohit Sharma’s century to make this 3-match series 2-1. Apart from this, this was India’s 200th win in ODI cricket. Rohit Sharma, who played a brilliant century in this match, was adjudged Player of the Match while Virat Kohli was adjudged Player of the Series.
In this decisive match, Australian captain Aaron Finch decided to bat first after winning the toss and batting 50 overs. Australia scored 286 at the loss of 9 wickets thanks to Steve Smith’s century. In this way, India set a target of 287 runs for the match and series win. Mohammed Shami sent 4 batsmen from Australia to the pavilion.
The Indian team achieved the target of 287 runs by losing just 3 wickets in 47.3 overs. Rohit Sharma scored 119 runs for the host India, while captain Virat Kohli was dismissed by 89 runs. At the same time, Shreyas Iyer played a match-finishing innings of 44 runs, which was instrumental in winning the Indian team. The Indian batsmen beat the chief pacers of the Kangaroo team, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc.
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India’s innings, century of Rohit
Chasing the target of 287 runs put by Australia, the Indian innings started with opener Rohit Sharma with KL Rahul as Shikhar Dhawan was injured. In such a situation, both scored 61 runs in the first 10 overs without losing wickets. However, in some overs the Australian spinner dominated and KL Rahul lbw out to Aston Agar for 19 runs.
Rohit Sharma completed his 44th ODI half-century off 56 balls, which included 6 fours and 2 sixes. At the same time, he scored the 29th century of his ODI career in 110 balls. This was his 8th century in ODIs against Australia. However, on a personal score of 119, Rohit was caught by Adam Zampa off Stark. Virat Kohli completed his half-century off 61 balls. Virat played a brilliant innings of 89 runs in this match and was bowled by Hazlewood’s ball.
Australia’s innings, Smith hit a century
The Australian team won the toss in the series Decider match and chose to bat, but David Warner got 3 runs and was caught by KL Rahul off Mohammed Shami. At the same time, captain Aaron Finch was run out after scoring 19 runs from 26 balls. Steve Smith completed his half-century off 63 balls. At the same time, Labushan completed his first ODI fifty off 60 balls.
Smith and Labushane had shared a 123-run partnership for the third wicket and the two batsmen proved to be dangerous for Team India, but Jadeja broke the partnership. He gave relief to the Indian team by dismissing Labushane for 54 runs. Labushane’s catch was caught by Virat Kohli. On the other hand, Mitchell Starc was sent at number 5 who was caught out in the same over by Jadeja in the same over without opening the account.
Australia suffered the fifth blow in the form of Alex Carey, who scored 35 runs and was caught by Shreyas Iyer off Kuldeep Yadav. The sixth wicket of the Kangaroo team fell in the form of Aston Turner, who scored 4 runs and was caught by KL Rahul on the ball of Navdeep Saini. On the other hand, Steve Smith completed his 9th ODI century from 117 balls. Smith scored 131 runs in 132 balls and was caught by Shami off Shami’s ball.
Pat Cummins bowled clean for Mohammad Shami without opening the account, while Adam Zampa was bowled clean for 1 run. In this way a total of 9 wickets fell for the Kangaroo team, out of which Mohammed Shami took 4 wickets. At the same time, 2 wickets went to Ravindra Jadeja’s account, while one wicket each to Navdeep Saini and Kuldeep Yadav got success.
A change took place in the Australian team
There was a change in the Australian team for the series Decider match. Captain Aaron Finch is out of Kane Richardson’s squad, while Josh Hazlewood is included in the squad. On the other hand, there has been no change in the Indian team. The good thing is that Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have recovered from the injury.
India’s playing eleven
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Manish Pandey, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Shami and Jaspreet Bumrah.
Australia’s playing XI
David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Marnus Labushane, Aston Egger, Aston Turner, Alex Carrie (wicketkeeper), Josh Hazlewood Adam Jampa, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc.