India level series with efficient batting display

Australia batting
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
A Carey (wk) c Dhawan b Shami 18 (27) 2/0 66.66
A Finch b B Kumar 6 (19) 0/0 31.57
U Khawaja run out Jadeja 21 (23) 3/0 91.30
S Marsh c Jadeja b B Kumar 131 (123) 11/3 106.50
P Handscomb st Dhoni b Jadeja 20 (22) 2/0 90.91
M Stoinis c Dhoni b Shami 29 (36) 3/0 80.55
G Maxwell c Karthik b B Kumar 48 (37) 5/1 129.72
J Richardson c Dhawan b Shami 2 (6) 0/0 33.33
N Lyon not out 12 (5) 1/1 240.00
P Siddle c Kohli b B Kumar 0 (1) 0/0 0.00
J Behrendorff not out 1 (1) 0/0 100.00
Fall of wickets: 20/1 (A Finch, 6.6), 26/2 (A Carey, 7.4), 82/3 (U Khawaja, 18.3), 134/4 (P Handscomb, 27.2), 189/5 (M Stoinis, 36.4), 283/6 (G Maxwell, 47.3), 283/7 (S Marsh, 47.5), 286/8 (J Richardson, 48.6), 286/9 (P Siddle, 49.1)
Extras: 10 (6 wides, 4 leg byes)
Total: 298/9 in 50 overs at 5.96 runs per over
India bowling
Bowler Overs/Mdns Runs Wickets Economy
B Kumar 10/0 45 4 4.50
M Shami 10/0 58 3 5.80
M Siraj 10/0 76 0 7.60
K Yadav 10/0 66 0 6.60
R Jadeja 10/0 49 1 4.90
India batting (target: 299)
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
R Sharma c Handscomb b Stoinis 43 (52) 2/2 82.69
S Dhawan c Khawaja b Behrendorff 32 (28) 5/0 114.28
V Kohli c Maxwell b Richardson 104 (112) 5/2 92.85
A Rayudu c Stoinis b Maxwell 24 (36) 2/0 66.66
MS Dhoni (wk) not out 55 (54) 0/2 101.85
D Karthik not out 25 (14) 2/0 178.57
Didn’t bat: R Jadeja, B Kumar, M Shami, K Yadav, M Siraj
Fall of wickets: 47/1 (S Dhawan, 7.2), 101/2 (R Sharma, 17.5), 160/3 (A Rayudu, 30.4), 242/4 (V Kohli, 43.4)
Extras: 16 (7 wides, 9 leg byes)
Total: 299/4 in 49.2 overs at 6.06 runs per over
Australia bowling
Bowler Overs/Mdns Runs Wickets Economy
J Behrendorff 8.2/1 52 1 6.24
J Richardson 10/0 59 1 5.90
P Siddle 8/0 58 0 7.25
N Lyon 10/0 59 0 5.90
M Stoinis 9/0 46 1 5.11
G Maxwell 4/0 16 1 4.00

Key stats

  • Facing Australia for the 50th time in ODIs Down Under, India recorded their 12th win.
  • Shaun Marsh made his seventh ODI century, a 123-ball 131 (11×4, 3×6) that helped Australia post 298 for nine batting first.
  • Virat Kohli made his 39th ODI century (a 112-ball 104, laced with five fours and two sixes) and the 21st in a successful run chase, providing India the platform to seal the win by six wickets.
  • MS Dhoni made his 49th ODI half-century (an unbeaten 54-ball 55, punctuated by two sixes) to take India to the series-levelling win.
  • Captaining India for the 59th time in an ODI, Kohli recorded his 43rd win.

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