India vs Australia 3rd ODI Highlights: Khawaja help Australia to win over India

By | March 9, 2019

India vs Australia 3rd ODI Highlights: Khawaja help Australia to win over India

Australia’s huge score of 313 runs in front of the India, captain Virat Kohli (123), none of the batsmen could not survive and India had to face defeat by 32 runs. Kohli, pursuing the goal, scored his glorious 41st century. Despite this, the Indian cricket team could not cross the target of 314 runs from Australia in the third one-dayer played in Ranchi. Apart from Kohli, Vijay Shankar (32), Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav scored 26-26.

Earlier, batting first, Australia made a strong score of 313 for five wickets with the help of Usman Khawaja (104) and captain Aaron Finch (93). The Indian team was all out for 281 in 48.2 in reply to 281.
Australia’s Pat Cummins, Zaheer Richardson, and Adam Jampa took 3 wickets.

Australian innings: India vs Australia 3rd ODI

Indian bowlers made a spectacular comeback in the last over and stayed in the third ODI in the third ODI of the Ranchi JSCA Stadium, after which Australia, moving towards a huge score, restricted them to 313 for five wickets in the stipulated 50 overs. Australia, after losing the toss, got a strong start to the batting first. It was a time that it would easily come around 340-350, but the Indian bowlers restricted Australia from making huge scores with only 69 runs in the last 10 overs.

Khwaja’s century

Captain Aaron Finch (93) and his opening partner Osman Khawaja (104) put on a century, gave Australia a very strong start and shared a 193-run partnership for the first wicket in 31.5 overs. After this, Kuldeep Yadav, who took three wickets for three wickets, gave a break on the run-rate of the visiting team. After that Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammad Shami bowled economically and stopped Australia for 313 runs. Apart from Kuldip, Shami took one wicket.

The third big partnership for the first wicket against India

Finch and Khawaja made the third major partnership for the first wicket against India. The number one is South African pair Gary Kirsten and Herschelle Gibbs. Both of them added 235 runs for the first wicket in Kochi in 2000. This is the biggest partnership ever made for any wicket on the field. The pair broke the record of the partnership between George Bailey and Glenn Maxwell of their own country in 153 in 2013.

Khawaja’s first century

This is the first century in Khawaja’s ODI. Finch, though, could not complete the century and Kuldeep’s ball became LBW. Finch hit 10 fours and three sixes in 99 balls. After completing the century, Khawaja returned to the pavilion even after not being too late with Rukeshmi ball.
After that, Australia’s run-rate slowed down. He lost the wicket of Glenn Maxwell (47), Shaun Marsh, and Peter Handscomb within 24 runs. These three wickets are for Kuldeep. At the end Mark Stonis (31 not out) and Alex Carry (21 not out) gave some hand to the score to 300.

India bad start: India vs Australia 3rd ODI

The beginning of the Indian team is very exciting. Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed for a run, while Rohit Sharma scored 14 runs. But there was no effect of the dismissal of Indian batsmen on one side on the captain Virat Kohli. As long as he was present on the crease, he kept Team India in the match. After the two openers were dismissed, Ambati Rayudu also went for two runs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav certainly played with Virat, but both of them also scored 26-26. After this Vijay Shankar definitely played Virat, but after Virat was out, he was out in an effort to increase the speed. After this, no Indian batsman has tried to win.

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