IND vs AUS 2nd ODI: Team India got a crushing defeat in Vizag ODI.. Australia defeated in 11 overs! – News India Live
Mitchell Starc 5 Wickets help Australia beat India in 2nd ODI: Team India had to face a crushing defeat in Visakhapatnam ODI. Australia chased down India’s modest target of 118 runs in just 11 overs. Openers Travis Head (51 not out; 10 fours in 30 balls) and Mitchell Marsh (66 not out; 6 fours in 36 balls. 6 sixes) scored a flurry of half-centuries. Australian openers hitting sixes and fours .. broke down on Indian bowlers. With this win, Australia leveled the series 1-1. And the team that wins the last third match in Chennai will be the winner of the series.
Australia started well with a small target. Mitchell Marsh, who played a brilliant inning in the first ODI, retained his charm in the second ODI as well. He made the score board run by hitting the boundary. Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj threw fast runs. Hardik Pandya completed his half-century by hitting three sixes in the eighth over. Marsh completed his half-century off 29 balls. Another opening batsman, Travis Head, also played aggressively and scored a half-century as Australia chased down the target in just 11 overs.
Team India, which came out to bat first, was dismissed for 117 runs. It recorded the third lowest score in the home country. Australia’s star fast bowler Mitchell Starc was dismissed for not adapting to the pace of the pitch. India toppled due to the stark pressure. Starc dismissed Shubman Gill (0) in the first over and Rohit Sharma (13) and Suryakumar Yadav (0) lbw in the next over. He also dismissed KL Rahul (9) to put India in trouble.
Nathan Ellis lbw out Virat Kohli (31) at the crease. Till then India’s score was only 71/6. At one point it seemed that India would be bowled out for less than 100 runs. But with the help of Ravindra Jadeja (16) and Akshar Patel (29), India’s score crossed 100. Sean Abbott dismissed Kuldeep Yadav (4) and Mohammed Shami (0) in the same over. India’s innings ended after Mitchell Starc bowled Mohammad Siraj. Among the Australian bowlers, Starc took five wickets while Abbott took three.