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IND vs AUS: India’s embarrassing defeat by 10 wickets, Australia achieved the target in 66 balls

Scenes from India vs Australia 2nd ODI.

Scenes from India vs Australia 2nd ODI.

Australia beat India by 10 wickets: The second match of the three ODI series between India and Australia was played in Visakhapatnam. In this match, the Kangaroo team won the toss and invited Team India to bat first. Batting first, the performance of the hosts was very poor. Team India got all out after scoring 117 runs in 26 overs. In response, Steve Smith’s team achieved the target in 66 balls. Australia has won the match by 10 wickets.

Indian team set a modest target of 118 runs

Batting first after losing the toss, the Indian team set a modest target of 118 runs in the second ODI against Australia. No Indian player could last long in front of the Australian bowlers who flopped badly in the first ODI. The highest score of the team was 31 runs, which was seen from the bat of Virat Kohli. Apart from him, Akshar Patel remained unbeaten on 29 runs. Rest of the batsmen proved to be flop in this match. Rohit Sharma scored 13 runs and Ravindra Jadeja scored 16 runs. At the same time, four players could not even open their account. On the other hand, Kangaroo bowler Mitchell Starc proved to be the death knell for India. He single-handedly made 5 players his victims. Apart from them, Sean Abbott got three and Nathan Ellis got two successes.

Only the openers of the Australian team achieved the target

In response to 118 runs, only the openers of the Australian team achieved the set target. The pair of Travis Head and Mitchell Marsh shared a century partnership and achieved the target in 11 overs. Mitchell scored an unbeaten 66, while Head scored 51 off 30 balls. The quick batting of these two gave the Kangaroo team a resounding victory by 10 wickets. With this, the visiting team equalized 1-1 in the three-match ODI series. Now the decisive match between the two teams will be played on Wednesday i.e. March 22. Rohit and Smith’s team will be face to face at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chenna.

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