3rd ODI Highlights: Australia Triumph by 66 Runs, India Takes Series 2-1
India vs. Australia 3rd ODI Match Summary: Australia secured a victory with a total of 352/7, while India scored 286 all-out in Rajkot, resulting in a 66-run win for Australia. India ultimately claimed the series with a 2-1 score.
3rd ODI Highlights: Indian stars Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma both scored fifty-plus runs, but it wasn’t enough to secure victory in the chase of 353 in Rajkot. India’s innings concluded at 286, allowing Australia to claim a consolation win by 66 runs in the 3-match series. Rohit was the top scorer with an 81 off 57 balls, while Kohli contributed 56 runs off 61 balls. Glenn Maxwell led the Australian bowling attack with impressive figures of 4/40 in 10 overs. Josh Hazlewood (2/42) also took two wickets, and Mitchell Starc (1/53), Pat Cummins (1/59), Cameron Green (1/30), and Tanveer Sangha (1/61) each grabbed a wicket.
Before that, Australia’s top four batsmen showcased their prowess with the bat, amassing 352/7 in 50 overs at Rajkot’s Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. Mitchell Marsh was the standout performer with a 96 off 84 balls, while David Warner (56 off 34), Steve Smith (74 off 61), and Marnus Labuschagne (72 off 58) made significant contributions. For India, Jasprit Bumrah was the most successful bowler, securing figures of 3/81 in 10 overs. Kuldeep Yadav (2/48 in 6 overs) claimed two wickets, while Siraj (1/68) and Prasidh Krishna (1/45 in 5 overs) each took one wicket. Australia won the toss and chose to bat first, making five changes to their lineup.
Welcome to our live coverage of the 3rd ODI between India and Australia in Rajkot. India has already secured the series 2-0, and with the return of key players like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, they aim to finish the series on a high note before their ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 campaign begins, starting with practice games in two days. Several players, including Shubman Gill, Shardul Thakur, and Hardik Pandya, are expected to be rested.
With the ICC ODI World Cup on the horizon, Team India appears unbeatable in the 50-over format. After a convincing Asia Cup victory, the Men in Blue have continued their dominance in the ODI series against Australia on home turf. KL Rahul has led India to an unassailable lead in the three-match series by winning the first two matches. Regular captain Rohit Sharma will return to lead India in the third and final ODI, scheduled for September 27 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.
India outperformed Australia in all aspects in the first two ODIs. Following a comprehensive five-wicket victory in the opening match, the hosts displayed even more dominance in the following fixture. India’s batting unit shone brightly in the second ODI, amassing a massive 399 runs in 50 overs. Rain disrupted Australia’s innings, and they were set a revised target of 317 runs in 33 overs (according to the DLS method). The Australian team experienced an unusual batting collapse, with three players scoring single-digit runs, resulting in a 99-run deficit.
Ahead of the Third ODI match between India and Australia on Wednesday, here’s what you need to know:
- Date of the Third ODI match between India and Australia: September 27, Wednesday.
- Venue for the Third ODI match India vs. Australia: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.
- Start time for the Third ODI match between India and Australia: 1:30 PM IST on Wednesday.
- TV channels broadcasting the India vs. Australia Third ODI match: Sports 18 Network in India.
- Live streaming of the India vs. Australia Third ODI match: Available on the JioCinema app and website in India.”