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India beat Australia by 6 wickets in 2nd T20I to take series

India's Hardik Pandya and Shreyas Iyer celebrate after the match
India's Hardik Pandya and Shreyas Iyer celebrate after the match
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Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya
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India beat Australia by 6 wickets, in 2nd T20I at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney today, to take the match and the series.

 

Match Summary


Australia 194 – 5 (20)

India 195-4 (19.4)

Result – India won by 6 wickets

Scorecard

 


India pulled off a fantastic win after they won the toss and decided to field.

Batting first, Australia posted a competitive 194-5 in their 20 overs with Matthew Wade 58 and Steve Smith (46) top scoring.

Australia - Fall of wickets: 1-47 (D'Arcy Short - 4.3 ov), 2-75 (Matthew Wade - 7.6 ov), 3-120 (Glenn Maxwell - 12.4 ov), 4-168 (Steven Smith - 17.5 ov), 5-171 (Moises Henriques - 18.3 ov)

In reply, India seemed out of the run chase until Hardik Pandya hit 42* off just 22 deliveries at the death.

 

India - Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Lokesh Rahul - 5.2 ov), 2-95 (Shikhar Dhawan - 11.2 ov), 3-120 (Sanju Samson - 13.4 ov), 4-149 (Virat Kohli - 16.1 ov)

 

Teams

 

Australia - D'Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Moises Henriques

Matthew Wade(c)(wk), Daniel Sams, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Swepson, Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye

India - Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul(wk), Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, T Natarajan

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 08:10

Toss: India won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Officials: Sam Nogajski, Paul Wilson, Rodney Tucker, Gerard Abood, David Boon

 

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