Australia gets a consolation victory in the third match of the T20 Series against team India as the visitors were not capable to achieve the target and lost to Australia by 12 runs. Despite losing the match team India has won the T20 Series as the team already registered victories in the past two matches. So without wasting any time let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the match between Australia versus India.
Virat Kohli won the toss for team India and elected to field first but the decision was a mistake as the batsman of team Australia continues to dominate on the bowlers of India.
The opening batsman of Australia Matthew Wade provided a dream start for his side, as he smashed 80 runs from 53 balls but his partner Aaron Finch was went back to the pavilion for a duck. After that Steve Smith provided good company to Matthew Wade and Smith scored 24. Then Maxwell showcased fireworks in the stadium of Sydney cricket ground as he scored 54 from 36 deliveries and help Australia to reach 188 runs with the loss of 6 wickets after 20 overs.
In reply, team India was not able to start in a good manner as KL Rahul went back to the pavilion for a duck after facing two balls and his opening partner Dhawan was also went back to the pavilion after scoring 28 runs.
But the skipper of the team Virat Kohli scored 85 runs from 61 deliveries and he is the highest scorer of the team India in today’s match. Samson once again disappointed by scoring 10 runs from 9 balls and he wasn’t able to score a single boundary in his short innings.
Shreyas Iyer Who is also one of the talented players of the team went back to the pavilion for a golden duck and the hero of the last match of Hardik Pandya was able to score only 20 runs and the team India ended at 174 runs with the loss of 7 wickets after 20 overs.
As I mentioned above, despite losing the match team India won the T20 series, 2-1. The series will be followed by a four-match Test series, which begins on December 17.