Third T-20: India Defeated Australia To Level 1-1 Series, Team India Never Lost In 10th Consecutive Series.
- Kohli scored 61, with Dinesh Karthik sharing a 60-run partnership for the fifth wicket.
- Australia first scored 164 runs, India achieved the target in 19.4 overs.
- Indian team has not lost any series since September 2017, eight wins and two draws.
Sports Desk: India won the last match of the three T-20 series with six wickets. The match played in Sydney was won by the Indian team with the series 1-1. With this, Team India continued the unbeatable run of the last nine series. In the last 10 series, India has won 8 and 2 draws. This is the sixth consecutive series abroad, in which Team India is not defeated.
In the third T20, Australia won the toss and scored 164 runs for six wickets in 20 overs. D’Arcy Short scored the highest score of 33 runs. For India, Krunal Pandya took four wickets. The target of 165 runs was achieved by the Indian team for four wickets in 19.4 overs. Captain #Virat Kohli top scored with 61 and Dinesh Karthik 22 not out. Shikhar Dhawan got Man of the Series and Krunal Pandya got the Man of the Match award.
Dhawan-Rohit gives India a fast start: The Indian team, which was chasing the target, started fast. Both openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan scored 67 runs in 5.3. Shikhar Dhawan returned to the pavilion by scoring 41 runs in 22 balls. During this, he made six boundaries and two sixes. Mitchell Starc made Dhawan LBW out. Adam Zampa bowled Rohit Sharma (23 runs) in the seventh over. Lokesh Rahul scored 14 runs was out on Maxwell’s ball and Rishabh Pant scored 0 was out on Andrew Tye’s ball.
Finch-Short’s half-century partnership: Australian opener #Aaron Finch and D’Arcy Short gave the team a strong start. Both shared a 68-run partnership for the first wicket in 8.3 overs. Finch was dismissed by Kuldeep Yadav for 28 runs in his personal score. After this, the team’s two wickets fell in the next over.
Krunal took four wickets: Krunal sent Short (33 runs) and Ben McDermott (0) to pavilion in two consecutive balls. He also dismissed Glenn Maxwell (13) and Alex Cary (27). Chris Lynn was out in the form of the sixth wicket. Jaspreet Bumrah hit a run out on 13 runs.
Mitchell Starc returns: Mitchell Starc returns to the Australian team He is playing in a T20 International match after 57 months on the home ground. He played his last T20 in Australia on February 2, 2014, against England in Sydney.
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Jaspreet Bumrah.
Australia: Aaron Finch (Captain), D’Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ben McDermott, Alex Cary (Wicketkeeper), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc.
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