India wins the third by 7 wickets and wins three-match ODI series by 2-1 against Australia. MS Dhoni’s responsible batting and Yuvendra Chahal’s record six-wicket brought India closer to another ODI series.
Winning the toss India Captain Virat Kohli offered the hosts to bat first. Two Aussie openers become the pickup to Bhubaneshwar Kumar by 27 on the scoreboard. Then Usman Khawaja and Shaun Marsh made a partnership of 73 runs. As Australia was celebrating their first hundred on the scoreboard then Both Shaun Marsh and Usman Khawaja become pickups to Yavendra Chahal.
As Usman Khawaja was in 34 runs from 51 deliveries with two boundaries and Shaun Marsh scored 38 from 54 balls with three fours. Losing four wickets by 101 runs, Australia was under pressure then Peter Handscomb and Marcus Stoinis could be the wall for the team but Stoinis became another pickup for Chahal at the 123 runs for the team.
Then Handscomb made 38 runs with Glenn Maxwell. But Mohammad Shami came to the stage and picked up Maxwell for 26 runs from 19 deliveries with five fours.
Jhye Richardson and Adam Jhampa made 16 runs 8 runs before becoming another wicket for Chahal. As Shami bold Billy Stanlake at 230 runs on the scoreboard, Australia innings came to an end.
The career-best bowling Yuvendra Chahal made India another level. This right-handed leg-spinner picked 6 Aussie wickets for 42 runs. Picking the two wickets each Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammad Shami made a good company to this young star for India wins the third by 7 wickets and wins three-match ODI series by 2-1
To the target of tinny target team, India couldn’t start well. Peter Siddle sent back Rohit Sharma at the 15 on the scoreboard. Another opener Shikhar Dhawan made 44 runs with Captain Virat Kohli. But Marcus Stoinis sent him back to the pavilion by a wonderful catch and bowl.
As Captain Virat Kohli scored a century on the last match but today he disappointed also. His 46 runs from 62 balls with three fours inning closed to Jhye Richardson at the 113 runs on the scoreboard.
After that India reach easily to the port of victory with a 121 runs partnership of Kedar Jadhav and MS Dhoni. Dhoni made an unbeatable inning of 87 runs from 114 balls with six fours. Kedar Jadhav scored 61 from 57 deliveries with seven fours. To the cost of 49.2 overs, 7 wickets victory and India win five-match ODI series by 2-1
Man of the match
Yuvendra Chahal, “I enjoyed bowling for the first time in Australia (internationals). The ball was spinning a little bit, so I planned to bowl slow and vary my pace. Looking forward to the New Zealand series.”
Man of the Series
MS Dhoni “It was a slow wicket, so it was difficult to hit whenever you wanted to. No point going after the bowlers who were bowling well, so we wanted to take it deep and that was the plan. Kedar did a great job in executing. I am happy to bat at any number. The important thing is where the team needs me. I can’t say I can’t bat at No. 6 after playing 14 years.”
Finally,India wins the third by 7 wickets and wins three-match ODI series by 2-1 . That’s brought India closer to another ODI series in Australia.