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IND vs AUS: Kohli, SKY stars as India defeated Australia by 6 wickets, clinch series

Credits: BCCI

Earlier, while playing the third and final T20 I match against India, Tim David played a 54-run knock. Meanwhile, Cameron Green smashed a 21-ball 52 as Australia posted 186 for 7 in 20 overs. Axar Patel once again starred for India as he picked picking 3 for 33 in his four overs. 

While chasing the target of 187, India lost the wickets of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma early in the innings but the Kohli-Suryakumar duo kept the side in the hunt. Suryakumar Yadav fell after a well-made 69 off 36-balls. Virat Kohli maintained his good record against Australia and brought up his 8th T20I half-century against Australia. Pandya found the gap for a four and India won the match and the series against Australia by 2-1

Match Notes of Australia vs India

Match Number: Match 3 of 3

Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad, India

Match’s Toss Result: India won the toss and opted to field.

India Playing XI:

KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (w), Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

Australia Playing XI:

 Aaron Finch (c), Cameron Green, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Tim David, Josh Inglis, Matthew Wade (w), Daniel Sams, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

Brief Scorecard of India vs Australia

India: 187/4 in 19.5 overs

Australia: 186/7 in 20 overs

Player Of The Match: Surykumar Yadav – 69*(36) – (IND)

Player Of The Series: Axar Patel – 8 wickets – (IND)

RESULT: India won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)


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