Australia level ODI Series 2-2 against India after winning 4th ODI by 4 wickets

Australia level ODI Series 2-2 against India after winning 4th ODI by 4 wickets
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India won the toss and decided to bat against Australia today in the 4th ODI at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh.

Match Summary

India 358-9 (Shikhar Dhawan 143, Rohit Sharma 95; Pat Cummins 5-70, Jhye Richardson 3-85)

Australia 359-6 (Usman Khawaja 91, Peter Handscomb 117 , Ashton Turner 84*; Jasprit Bumrah 3-63)

Result - Australia win by 4 wickets

Scorecard

Shikhar Dhawan (143) and Rohit Sharma (95) were in destructive mood as they put on 193, for the first wicket in 31 overs, for India. From then on, Australia battled to contain the India from scoring a huge score. That said, India went on to score 359-9 with Pat Cummins 5-70 and Jhye Richardson 3-85 taking the wickets for Australia.

In reply, Australia had another poor start, with Aaron Finch out second ball for nought and then  Marsh out with the score only 12 – Australia 12-2 after 3.3 overs and in some trouble. However, Usman Khawaja 91, Peter Handscomb 117 , Ashton Turner 84* and Alex Carey combined to take Australia to 333-5 with 4 overs remaining.

In an unbelievably exciting finish, in the last few overs, Australia got over the line, pulling off their biggest run chase ever,to square the ODI series 2-2 , with one to play. Jasprit Bumrah 3-63 was the pick of the India bowlers.

 

India - Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), KL Rahul, Kedar Jadhav, Rishabh Pant(wk), Vijay Shankar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah

Australia - Aaron Finch(c), Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey(wk), Jhye Richardson, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa

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