Virat Kohli leads India to series-levelling win

Australia batting
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
D Short lbw Pandya 33 (29) 5/0 113.79
A Finch (c) c Pandya b Kuldeep 28 (23) 4/0 121.73
G Maxwell c Rohit b Pandya 13 (16) 2/0 81.25
B McDermott lbw Pandya 0 (1) 0/0 0.00
A Carey (wk) c Kohli b Pandya 27 (19) 4/0 142.10
C Lynn run out Bumrah 13 (10) 1/0 130.00
M Stoinis not out 25 (15) 3/0 166.66
N Coulter-Nile not out 13 (7) 2/0 185.71
Didn’t bat: M Starc, A Tye, A Zampa
Fall of wickets: 68/1 (A Finch, 8.3), 73/2 (D Short, 9.1), 73/3 (B McDermott, 9.2), 90/4 (G Maxwell, 13.1), 119/5 (A Carey, 15.5), 131/6 (C Lynn, 17.2)
Extras: 12 (9 wides, 2 leg byes, 1 bye)
Total: 164/6 in 20 overs at 8.20 runs per over
India bowling
Bowler Overs Runs Wickets Economy
B Kumar 4 33 0 8.25
K Ahmed 4 35 0 8.75
J Bumrah 4 38 0 9.50
Kuldeep 4 19 1 4.75
K Pandya 4 36 4 9.00
India batting (target 165 runs in 20 overs)
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
R Sharma b Zampa 23 (16) 1/2 143.75
S Dhawan lbw Starc 41 (22) 6/2 186.36
V Kohli (c) not out 61 (41) 4/2 148.78
KL Rahul c Coulter-Nile b Maxwell 14 (20) 0/1 70.00
R Pant (wk) c Carey b Tye 0 (1) 0/0 0.00
D Karthik not out 22 (18) 1/1 122.22
Didn’t bat: K Pandya, B Kumar, J Bumrah, Kuldeep, K Ahmed
Fall of wickets: 67/1 (S Dhawan, 5.3), 67/2 (R Sharma, 6.5), 108/3 (KL Rahul, 12.6), 108/4 (R Pant, 13.1)
Extras: 7 (6 wides, 1 leg bye)
Total: 168/4 in 19.4 overs at 8.54 runs per over
Australia bowling
Bowler Overs Runs Wickets Economy
M Starc 4 26 1 6.50
N Coulter-Nile 3 40 0 13.33
M Stoinis 1 22 0 22.00
A Zampa 4 22 1 5.50
G Maxwell 4 25 1 6.25
A Tye 3.4 32 1 8.72

3rd T20, statistical highlights

  • India recorded their 69th T20I win overall and the 11th against Australia, by six wickets, to level the three-match series
  • Virat Kohli made his 19th T20I half-century, an unbeaten 41-ball 61, to lead India to the win. He also became the fourth-highest run-getter in T20I cricket with 2167 runs
  • Leading India for the 20th time, Kohli recorded his 12th win as captain
  • Krunal Pandya’s 4/36 are the best bowling figures by a spinner in T20Is in Australia

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