IND vs AUS 3rd ODI Highlights:
India wins the 3rd ODI by 13 runs to avoid a series whitewash against the Aussies. Meanwhile, India had lost the first two ODIs in Sydney. With this consolation win, Team India ends a five-match losing streak but Australia takes the ODI series 2-1. After electing to bat, India scored 302/5 on the back of mesmerizing knocks from Hardik Pandya (92* off 76) and Ravindra Jadeja (66* off 50 ) raising an unbeaten 150-run stand for the sixth wicket. In reply, Australia bowled out at 289 runs in 49.3 overs. The two teams will now face off in the three-match T20 series which begins on December 4.
The partnership between Pandya and Jadeja has been proven to be the game-changer as India managed to post a par score. Australia did feel the absence of David Warner, but Maxwell almost gave India a heart-attack, until Jasprit Bumrah cleaned him up with a perfect yorker. Indian bowlers Shardul Thakur and debutant Natarajan bowled impressive spells and executed nail-biting yorkers. India wins the 3rd One-day international, but Australia takes the series comfortably by 2-1.
Proud of this team. 🇮🇳 We march forward. On to the T20s 💪 pic.twitter.com/kDFutw1B3R— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) December 2, 2020
IND vs AUS series witnessed a number of mouth-watering clashes when both teams have played T20Is in Australia, so let's hope we get a few more of such games in the upcoming week. Aaron Finch leads Australia to back-to-back ODI series wins by 2-1.
With this nail-biting win, Virat Kohli led the Indian cricket team has grabbed their first points in the ICC Men's Super League table with this emphatic triumph over Australia.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya was judged as 'Man of the Match' for his magnificent inning of 92* off 76 deliveries. Steve Smith was named 'Man of the Series' for his impeccable performances throughout the three-match ODI series. Smith was the showstopper in the first two ODIs with back-to-back centuries.
India will now take on Australia in the three-match T20I series, starting December 4.