Shikhar Dhawan, bowlers lead India to comfortable win

Brief scores: India 352/5 (Shikhar Dhawan 117, Virat Kohli 82, Rohit Sharma 57; Marcus Stoinis 2/62) beat Australia 316/10 (Steve Smith 89, David Warner 56, Alex Carey 55*, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3/50, Jasprit Bumrah 3/61, Yuzvendra Chahal 2/62) by 36 runs

India vs Australia World Cup 2019, stats

  • India recorded their fourth win against Australia in World Cup, beating the five-time world champion by 36 runs.
  • Shikhar Dhawan laid the foundation for the victory with his 17th ODI century, a 109-ball 117 (16 fours).
  • Virat Kohli made his 50th fifty-plus score in ODI cricket, his 77-ball 82 (4 fours and 2 sixes) helping India finish their innings with a flourish. Rohit Sharma followed up his 23rd ODI century with his 42nd ODI half-century. He made 57 runs off 70 balls (3 fours and 1 six) and was involved in a 127-run partnership for the first wicket, the pair’s 16th 100-run partnership in one-day cricket. Also, Rohit became just the second Indian batsman, after Sachin Tendulkar, to make 2000 ODI runs against Australia.
  • Captaining India for the 70th time in ODI cricket, Kohli recorded his 51st win.

Your opinion...