Australia overpower India in 2nd ODI to take series
Australia overpowered India in the 2nd ODI, at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney to take series with an unassailable 2-0 lead.
Australia 389/4 (50)
India 338/9 (50)
Result – Australia won by 51 runs
Australia won the toss and decided to bat, posting a formidable 389 - 4 off their 50 overs, thanks to their top five batsmen - Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Moises Henriques and Glenn Maxwell all posting 60+ runs – Steve Smith top scoring with 104 off just 63 balls and Glenn Maxwell hitting a scintillating 63* off just 29 balls at the death.
In reply, India again were not really in the run chase and scored 338/9 in reply losing out by 51 runs, despite top knocks from Virat Kohli and KL Rahul. Pat Cummins and Adam Zampa were the pick of the bowlers for Australia.
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Shikhar Dhawan - 7.4 ov), 2-60 (Mayank Agarwal - 8.3 ov), 3-153 (Shreyas Iyer - 23.1 ov), 4-225 (Virat Kohli - 34.5 ov), 5-288 (Lokesh Rahul - 43.4 ov), 6-321 (Ravindra Jadeja - 46.1 ov), 7-321 (Hardik Pandya - 46.2 ov), 8-326 (Mohd Shami - 47.3 ov), 9-328 (Jasprit Bumrah - 48.3 ov)
Australia - Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
India - Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah
Start Time: 03:40
Toss: Australia won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Officials: Paul Reiffel, Gerard Abood, Bruce Oxenford, Sam Nogajski, David Boon
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