India’s second consecutive defeat: Aus won series

In the second ODI played at the Sydney Cricket Ground, India lost by 51 runs. With this, Australia has made an invincible lead of 0-2 in the series. India’s second consecutive defeat in the series: Aus won series.

India's second consecutive defeat

India’s second consecutive defeat: Aus won series

Australia not only won the match but also won the series by defeating India by 51 runs in the second match of the three-match ODI series.

Batting first, Australia set a target of 390 with the help of Steven Smith’s 104 runs. In chasing of this like a mountain target, the Indian batsman could score only 338 runs in the allotted overs.

Australia won the first ODI by 374 runs and won by 66 runs. Australia took an invincible 0-2 lead to avenge their 1-2 home series defeat to India. India had lost the ODI series in Sydney on the last tour and lost two matches in a row in Sydney. Which led to the defeat hat trick in Sydney.

Match Reports

After the first ODI, the Indian bowlers were once again disappointed. After spending enough runs in the opening match of the series. Key pacer Jaspreet Bumrah started from the maiden over and got good momentum from the wicket. But they soon lost and the Australians began to pick up speed after a slow start. Muhammad Shami took one wicket for 73 runs in 9 overs. Jaspreet Bumrah took one wicket for 79 runs in 10 overs and Hardik Pandya took one wicket for 24 runs in four overs. Nodip Sen scored 70 runs in 7 overs and Yevinder Chahal scored 71 runs in 9 overs. Ravinder Jadeja also gave 60 runs in 10 overs, but he also did not get any success.

The Australian openers gave their team a great start, with both openers scoring half-centuries. Steven Smith stood out with 104 runs while David Warner scored 83, Libushin 70, Maxwell 63 and captain Aaron Finch 60.

For India, captain Virat Kohli scored 89 and wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul 76. For Australia, fast bowler Pat Cummins took 3 wickets, Josh Hazelwood and Adam Zampa took 2 wickets each.

Match Score Card

India’s second consecutive defeat: Aus won series

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