Glenn Maxwell’s Big Show takes Australia to series win

Brief scores: India 190/4 (Virat Kohli 72*, KL Rahul 47, MS Dhoni 40; Jason Behrendorff 1/17) lost to Australia 194/3 (Glenn Maxwell 113*, D’Arcy Short 40; Vijay Shankar 2/38) by 7 wickets

India vs Australia 2nd T20 2019, key stats

  • India suffered their third T20I defeat against Australia on home soil, losing by seven wickets in Bengaluru
  • Virat Kohli led India to 190 for four batting first with his 20th Twenty20 International half-century (an unbeaten 38-ball 72; 2×4, 6×6), while he also shared a third-wicket partnership of 100 with MS Dhoni, who himself made 40.
  • Glenn Maxwell, though, upstaged Kohli’s innings by some margin and led Australia to a series win with an unbeaten 55-ball 113 (7×4, 9×6). This was his third T20I century and he is now tied with Colin Munro for the most centuries in T20I cricket.
  • Captaining India for the 22nd time in T20I cricket, Kohli suffered his ninth defeat.

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