Chahal, Dhoni, Jadhav lead India to maiden series win in Australia

Australia batting
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
A Carey (wk) c Kohli b B Kumar 5 (11) 1/0 45.45
A Finch lbw B Kumar 14 (24) 2/0 58.33
U Khawaja c & b Chahal 34 (51) 2/0 66.66
S Marsh st Dhoni b Chahal 39 (54) 3/0 72.22
P Handscomb lbw Chahal 58 (63) 2/0 92.06
M Stoinis c R Sharma b Chahal 10 (20) 1/0 50.00
G Maxwell c B Kumar b Shami 26 (19) 5/0 136.84
J Richardson c Jadhav b Chahal 16 (23) 1/0 69.56
A Zampa c Shankar b Chahal 8 (14) 0/0 57.14
P Siddle not out 10 (11) 1/0 90.91
B Stanlake b Shami 0 (2) 0/0 0.00
Fall of wickets: 8/1 (A Carey, 2.5), 27/2 (A Finch, 8.6), 100/3 (S Marsh, 23.1), 101/4 (U Khawaja, 23.4), 123/5 (M Stoinis, 29.3), 161/6 (G Maxwell, 34.5), 206/7 (J Richardson, 43.3), 219/8 (P Handscomb, 45.6), 228/9 (A Zampa, 47.4), 230/10 (B Stanlake, 48.4)
Extras: 10 (8 wides, 2 leg byes)
Total: 230/10 in 48.4 overs at 4.72 runs per over
India bowling
Bowler Overs/Mdns Runs Wickets Economy
B Kumar 8/1 28 2 3.50
M Shami 9.4/0 47 2 4.86
V Shankar 6/0 23 0 3.83
K Jadhav 6/0 35 0 5.83
R Jadeja 9/0 53 0 5.88
Y Chahal 10/0 42 6 4.20
India batting (target: 231)
Batsman Dismissal Runs (balls) 4s/6s SR
R Sharma c Marsh b Siddle 9 (17) 1/0 52.94
S Dhawan c & b Stoinis 23 (46) 0/0 50.00
V Kohli c Carey b Richardson 46 (62) 3/0 74.19
MS Dhoni (wk) not out 87 (114) 6/0 76.31
K Jadhav not out 61 (57) 7/0 107.01
Didn’t bat: D Karthik, V Shankar, R Jadeja, B Kumar, M Shami, Y Chahal
Fall of wickets: 15/1 (R Sharma, 5.6), 59/2 (S Dhawan, 16.2), 113/3 (V Kohli, 29.6)
Extras: 8 (7 wides, 1 leg bye)
Total: 234/3 in 49.2 overs at 4.74 runs per over
Australia bowling
Bowler Overs/Mdns Runs Wickets Economy
J Richardson 10/1 27 1 2.70
P Siddle 9/1 56 1 6.22
B Stanlake 10/0 49 0 4.90
G Maxwell 1/0 7 0 7.00
A Zampa 10/0 34 0 3.40
M Stoinis 9.2/0 60 1 6.42

Key stats

  • MS Dhoni made his 70th ODI half-century (an unbeaten 114-ball 87, punctuated by six fours) and, in the company of Kedar Jadhav (who himself made his fourth ODI half-century, an unbeaten 57-ball 61, punctuated by seven fours) helped India chase 231 for their maiden bilateral ODI series win on Australian soil with a seven-wicket win.
  • Earlier, Yuzvendra Chahal had recorded his best bowling figures in an ODI on his comeback, taking six for 42 and helping India bowl Australia out for 230 in 48.4 overs. Chahal was the man of the match.
  • Leading India for the 60th time in ODI cricket, Virat Kohli recorded his 44th win as captain.
  • India recorded their 13th ODI win on Australian soil and the 47th overall against the Men in Yellow.
  • Dhoni finished the series as the second-highest run-getter, while he is highest run-getter among Indian batsmen in ODIs this year.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar, with eight wickets, finished as the leading wicket-taker in the series, while he is the highest wicket-taker among Indian bowlers this year.

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