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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
Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya

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



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)




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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