India vs Australia 2nd ODI highlights: India beat Australia by 8 runs, go up 2-0 in the series

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Updated:Mar 05, 2019 9:58:21 pm

India beat Australia by 8 runs in the second ODI to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series at Nagpur on Tuesday.

Virat Kohli celebrates his century during the 2nd ODI against Australia at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. (PTI Photo)

Virat Kohli’s 40th hundred helped India to beat Australia by eight runs in the second one-day cricket international on Tuesday.

Kohli scored 116 off 120 balls as India was sent in and bowled out for 250 in the 49th over.

Australia was in the chase until the last over when, needing 11 to win with two wickets left, Marcus Stoinis was lbw on 52 by medium-pacer Vijay Shankar from the first ball, and Adam Zampa was bowled two balls later.

Australia was all out for 242 in 49.2 overs.

India leads the five-match series 2-0. The third match is in Ranchi on Friday.


Financial Express Commentary

Australia in India, 5 ODI Series, 2019Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur 29 February 2020

India 250 (48.2)


Australia 242 (49.3)

Match Ended ( Day - 2nd ODI ) India beat Australia by 8 runs

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    21:29 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    India beat Australia by 8 runs, go up 2-0 in the series

    Vijay Shankar picked up 2 wickets in the final over to derail Australia's chase. Australia were bowled out for 242. India go up 2-0 in the series. The 3rd ODI would be played at Ranchi on March 8.  

    21:27 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Vijay Shankar gets Stoinis

    Stoinis was looking to leverage India's 5th bowler and guide Australia to victory, but Vijay Shankar has dismissed him off the bery first ball of the over. 

    Shankar's medium pace delivery was nowhere short to be pulled, nor full enough to loft over mid-on. Stoinis missed the line completely and it hit him on the back leg. The field umpire gave it to the bowler, but Australia reviewed immediately. Ball tracking showed that the ball would have went on to hit the leg stump. A dejected Stoinis has to walk back.

    21:22 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Vijay Shankar to bowl the last over

    Marcus Stoinis has managed to take the game into the last over. Australia need 11 runs off the last over being bowled by Vijay Shankar. 

    Kohli bowled out his strike bowlers Bumrah and Shami in a bid to pick wickets.

    21:02 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Bumrah does what he does best - pick wickets in death overs

    Things are getting an interesting turn in this match. While Stoinis was trying to take this match deep and do a Dhoni, Bumrah has picked two wikets at the other end. 

    Nathan Coulter-Nile and Pat Cummins have been sent back to the pavilion, while Australia still need 28 more. 

    Australia: 223/8 (45.4 overs)

    20:52 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Kuldeep Yadav castles Alex Carey as chase gets tense

    After scoring a steady 22 off 24 balls, Alex Carey has fallen a victi to Kuldeep Yadav's wrong 'Un. Australia need 33 off the last 33 balls, while India would be eyeing for the remaining 4 wickets. 

    Australia: 218/6 (44.3 overs)

    19:40 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Maxwell departs

    After a string of dot balls, Maxwell look to get going against Kuldeep Yadav only to lose his middle stump to a ball that kept really low. He could score only 4 runs in his short stay of 18 balls. In the last 5 overs, India have given away only 10 runs and picked up 2 wickets.

    Australia: 132/4 (28.3 overs) 

    19:19 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    India vs Australia: Jadeja dismisses Shaun Marsh

    Just as it looked that the game was getting away from India, Jadeja has dismissed Shaun Marsh to keep hopes alive. Shaun Marsh tried to flick a ball drifting down the leg-side only to nick it into the hands of MS Dhoni. Glenn Maxwell comes to the crease.

    Australia: 123/3 after 24 overs

    19:15 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Australia keep up with the asking rate

    The fall of wickets hasn't affected Australia's run rate, and Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb are motoring along at a steady pace.

    Australia: 121/2 (23 overs)

    18:58 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Australian openers break jinx, provide good start

    The last time that Australia didn't lose a wicket in the first 10 overs of an ODI innings was against England at Durham last year, when they were 61-0 after the first powerplay. It is only the second time they've managed it in their last 16 ODIs.

    18:52 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Australia lose both openers in quick succession

    After providing a good start, Usman Khwaja and Aaron Finch were dismissed off successive overs. Finch was trapped LBW by Kuldeep Yadav for 37, while Khwaja became Kedar Jadhav's victim.Australia: 97/1 after 18 overs. 

    18:21 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Aaron Finch looking good today
    17:41 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Australia innings gets underway

    Usman Khwaja and Aaron Finch have come out to the centre. The target of 251 could be a tricky one with the pitch turning.

    17:20 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Virat Kohli joins Sachin Tendulkar in elite club

    After Sachin Tendulkar (49), Virat Kohli has become the 2nd cricketer to hit 40 centuries in one-day internationals. 

    16:58 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    India all out for 250

    India has been bundled out for 250, despite skipper Kohli scoring a magnificent 116. Pat Cummins was the pick of the bowlers and returned figures of 4 for 29. The Aussies have never beaten the Men in Blue at this Nagpur ground, and remains to be seen if they will be able to reverse that trend today.

    16:53 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Kohli goes after scoring 116

    Virat Kohli out, he has pulled Cummins straight to Marcus Stoinis at deep square leg. Australia have pulled things back in the last 5 overs and not allowed India to get going.

    16:50 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Jadeja falls as India look to up ante

    In trying to accelerate the scoring rate, Jadeja falls for 21. India are 238/7

    16:31 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    ODI Century no. 40 for Captain Kohli

    Virat Kohli brings up his century number 40 in ODIs. Short and wide ball from Coulter-Nile, and Kohli punches it through the backward point boundary.

    India: 228/6 in 43 overs.

    16:28 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Dhoni and his Golden Ducks

    This is the sixth time Dhoni has been dismissed of the first ball in one-day internationals. Here is the complete list of Dhoni's Golden Ducks:

    vs Ban, Chittagong, 2004 - Debutvs SL, Ahmedabad, 2005vs SL, Port of Spain, 2007vs Aus, Vizag, 2010vs Aus, Nagpur, 2019 *

    16:15 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Jadeja finds the going tough

    With the pitch turning now, Jadeja hasn't been able to get going. He can take his time though, since Kohli is going strong at the other end. These two will have to launch an onslaught in the final overs if India are to reach a competitive total.

    India: 201/6 after 39 overs.

    15:55 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Dhoni gone, India in trouble

    Zampa has dismissed Dhoni off the very next ball. On a hattrick now. Dhoni goes back to cut, but the ball is too close for that stroke, edges it and first slip takes a smart catch. India: 176/6 after 34 overs

    15:48 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Another setback for India, Zampa dismisses Jadhav

    Adam Zampa gets Kedar Jadhav. Full and wide outside off, Jadhav looked to play it over the short extra-cover, but ended up hitting it straight to the fielder

    15:35 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Vijay Shankar dismissed in a freakish run-out

    After scoring a brisk 46, just when Vijay Shankar was looking soli, he'sbeen run out by Adam Zampa. 

    Such an unfortunate dismissal that. Kohli drove a full ball with a lot of power, which Zampa got his fingertip to before it hit the stumps at the other end. Vijay tried to dive and return to the crease, but was found short. Kedar Jadhav comes out to the crease.

    15:17 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Virat Kohli brings up his 50

    While wickets keep falling at the other end, Virat Kohli has looked at ease on this Nagpur pitch.India: 124/3 after 25 overs.

    15:01 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    India bring up their 100 in style

    Vijay Shankar punched a Coulter-Nile delivery through the point boundary to bring up India's 100 in the 21st over. India: 103/3 after 21 overs

    14:47 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Ambati Rayudu gone

    Spinners continue to wreck havoc on India, Nathan Lyon has dismissed Ambati Rayudu for 18. India: 75 for 3 after 17 overs. 

    Ambati Rayudu was given leg before but he immediately took the review. Nathan Lyon and Aussies seem convinced. Fair delivery. The question is if it pitched outside leg stump. No bat involved for sure as the ball went past the blade. UltraEdge has it all reds and Rayudu departs. India lose their review.

    14:40 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Kohli, Rayudu consolidate

    After both the openers were dismissed early, Virat Kohli and Ambati Rayudu are looking to steady the innings. India have scored 68 after the completion of 16 overs.

    14:17 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Dhawan dismissed, the gamble of getting Maxwell on pays off for Australia

    Dhawan missed a length ball from Maxwell. He was given not out by the on-field umpire, but Australia review the decision. The deccision is overturned and Dhawan walks back after scoring 21. Just seven overs in Australia got spin in operation from both ends. Glenn Maxwell and Adam Zampa still into the attack.India: 39/2 after 10 overs

    13:54 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Dhawan and Kohli dealing in boundaries

    Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan are looking to keep an aggresive mindset despite Rohit Sharma's early dismissal. Kohli drove Coulter-Nile for 2 fours in the fourth over. Dhawan joined the party the very next over as he dispatched three short balls from Cummins to the boundary. India: 24/1 after 5 overs 

    13:47 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Vidarbha Cricket Stadium: A happy hunting ground for Virat Kohli

    Virat Kohli has scored 209 runs at this venue in the 4 ODIs at an average of 69.66. His tally is only behind MS Dhoni, who averages a staggering 134 at this ground. India: 8/1 after 2 overs

    13:37 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Rohit Sharma dismissed for a duck, out comes Kohli

    Rohit Sharma has been dismissed by Pat Cummins off the last ball of the 1st over. India are yet to open their account.

    13:35 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Out walk the openers

    Both Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan would be under pressure to perform in this match, especially with KL Rahul performing well in the chances that he's been given. Australia would look for early wickets.

    13:10 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Australia's playing XI

    Australia's playing XI for 2nd ODI against India: U Khawaja, A Finch, M Stoinis, P Handscomb, G Maxwell, S Marsh, A Carey, N Coulter-Nile, P Cummins, A Zampa, N Lyon

    13:10 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    India's playing XI

    Here is playing 11 for India: R Sharma, S Dhawan, V Kohli, A Rayudu, MS Dhoni, K Jadhav, V Shankar, R Jadeja, K Yadav, M Shami, J Bumrah

    13:06 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Australia wins toss, to bowl first

    Australia wins toss. Skipper Finch decides to bowl first against India in the second ODI at Nagpur.

    11:59 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Australia expects big from skipper Aaron Finch

    In the second ODI, Australia, will be looking to sharpen their batting skills. Skipper Aaron Finch is out-of-form but for their coach Justin Langer, Finch's display of his skills will be key to change Australia's fortune. He had scored 0 and 8 in the T20 series and continued his bad run in the first ODI.

    11:35 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Top 5 run-scorers at VCA Stadium in Nagpur

    MS Dhoni 5 matches, 268 runs (average 134)

    Virat Kohli 4 matches, 209 runs (average 69.66)

    Rohit Sharma 2 matches, 204 runs (average 102.00)

    Shane Watson 3 matches, 183 runs (average 61)

    Sachin Tendulkar 3 matches, 158 runs (average 52.66)

    11:33 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    India vs Australia: What statistics say

    Australia have failed to register a win against India at the Vidarbha Cricket Association's stadium in the three One-day internationals they have played at the venue.  

    11:14 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    Last four ODIs for India before World Cup

    Only four ODIs are remaining before the World Cup which starts on May 30. The Indian side will look to finalise the two available spots in an otherwise settled squad. According to reports, the ream management is likely to stick with opener Shikhar Dhawan and not replace him with KL Rahul.

    11:10 (IST)05 Mar 2019
    India Vs Australia 2nd ODI

    India is currently leading the series 1-0. The second ODI will be played ay Nagpur.

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