India vs Australia 3rd ODI Highlights : India win series 1st bilateral series in Australia

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Updated:Jan 18, 2019 5:10:40 pm

Ind vs Aus 3rd ODI Live Cricket Score: India lose 3 wickets chasing the target of 231 runs put up by the Australian side after Indian skipper Virat Kohli opted to bowl first. India need 114 off 114 balls at a run rate of 6.

Kedar Jadhav and MS Dhoni will be looking to finish the game for India and help India win the series.

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India won the ODI series 2-1 against Australia in Melbourne. Yuzvendra Chahal was declared man of the match for his brilliant performance where he took 6-42 in his 10 overs.

MS Dhoni was declared man of the series for his outstanding performance throughout the series. Virat Kohli and his boys have won the first bilateral series in Australia.

Earlier, Indian captain Virat Kohli lost his wicket on a J Richardson delivery after scoring 46 runs off 62 balls. His wicket came as a blow for the Indian side when Kohli and MS Dhoni have just began to build a partnership as the duo take forward India’s chase of 231 runs in the series decider match.

Earlier, India lost its openers when Rohit Sharma (9 runs off 17 balls) edged a Peter Siddle delivery to first slip as he looked to play the flick. He survived a close LBW call early on but has to go back after Australia took the review. Shikhar Dhawan (23 off 46 balls) was caught and bowled on a Marcus Stoinis delivery.

Earlier, Indian leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal grabbed his first opportunity in the series while playing in India vs Australia 3rd ODI with both hands. Chahal gave a career-best performance and picked 6 for 42 to decimate Australia for a paltry 230 in the third and final ODI at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. Chahal has also matched Ajit Agarkar’s 6-42 during 2004 tri-series to record the joint best-ever ODI figures on Australian soil. He also improved on his previous best of 5-22 against South Africa at Centurion in January 2018.

Indian bowlers gave a clinical performance as Mohd Shami removed the dangerous man Glenn Maxwell. Both the sides are looking to win the game to end the series on a winning note. The series is currently tied at 1-1.

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India in Australia, 3 ODI Series, 2019Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne 17 September 2019

Australia 230 (48.4)

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India 234/3 (49.2)

Match Ended ( Day - 3rd ODI ) India beat Australia by 7 wickets

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16:16 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India win the match and series

India win the match and series. 

 
 
16:07 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India need 14 in 12 balls

Dhoni is batting on 73 and Jadhav  reaches his fifty.  

15:57 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India need 27 in 18 balls

The final match of the series is turning out to be a nail biter.  Dhoni is batting on 73 and Jadhav  is on  46 .

 
 
 
15:50 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India need 33 in 24 balls

The final match of the series is turning out to be a nail biter.  Dhoni is batting on 70 and Jadhav  has scored  43.

15:43 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India need 44 in 30 balls

Dhoni and Jadhav taking it down to the wire.

15:39 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India 179-3

India need  52 in 36 balls 

15:35 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India 178 -3

MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav are at the crease.

15:30 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India 173-3

MS Dhoni 59 Kedar Jadhav 32 India need runs 58 in 8 overs.

15:20 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India 171-3 in 41 overs

India need in 9 overs  in the series decider. 

15:16 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India 165-3 in 40 overs

Kedar Jadhav and MS Dhoni are at the crease as the match is going to enter the final stage of the match. India need  68 runs with 7 wickets in hand.

15:06 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: MS Dhoni reaches his fifty

MS Dhoni has reached the third fifty of the series. India need 80 more runs to win.

14:58 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: India 140/3 in 36 overs

MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav are at the crease as India need  91 runs with 7 wickets in hand. The series decider is underway and is evenly poised at the moment.

14:50 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: Has Dhoni really edged that?

Not much of an appeal from the Aussies, but it looks like Dhoni has edged that! Not out... #CloseMatters#AUSvIND | @GilletteAU pic.twitter.com/6iOl7tfrGD

14:31 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: Virat Kohli OUT!!!

Outside edge on a J Richardson delivery sent the Indian captain Virat Kohli back to pavilion after scoring 46 runs off 62 balls. His wicket came as a blow for the Indian side. Kedar Jadhav has come in his place.

14:19 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: A look at the Run Out chances Australia missed

Australian side had good chances to dismiss both Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni but the hosts could not turn opportunity into wicket.

14:14 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: 100 up for India

Playing at a run rate of 3.76, Indian side has posted 100 runs on the scoreboard. MS Dhoni pushed a Peter Siddle delivery to mid on for 1 run, bringing 100 for India.

14:05 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online streaming: Peter Siddle replaces Marcus Stoinis

Australian skipper Aaron Finch has brought in Peter Siddle replacing Stoinis in the 24th over. MS Dhoni was on strike when he smashed the ball for a boundary to deep mid-wicket. He is batting at 25 off 36 balls.

13:49 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI: Eyeing the World Cup?

MS Dhoni batting at number 4 - Is that India's World Cup plan? Here's what Harsha Bhogle has to say about it. Former Indian captain Dhoni is batting at 9 runs off 19 balls.

13:42 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: MS Dhoni dropped!

Wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni, playing at number 4, has been dropped on the first ball he faced. Maxwell has dropped a simple catch at backward point and with that Australia have now dropped two big Indian players - Virat Kohli and Dhoni.  

13:37 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Shikhar Dhawan caught and bowled

Shikhar Dhawan gives a return catch to Stoinis who made no mistake while grasping the ball back. Dhawan was looking to punch the ball but played it too early. He scored 23 off 46 balls. 

13:22 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli bring in 50 for India

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan along with skipper Virat Kohli knit a much-needed partnership as the duo posted 50 on the scoreboard for India. India are 51/4 after 14 overs, chasing 231 runs in the series decider against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. 

13:18 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Handscomb drops Kohli's catch

Skipper Virat Kohli just handed over a chance as Peter Handscomb misses his catch at slip. The shot flew taking outside edge from the bat and went past Handscomb's hands. 

13:12 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Melbourne weather update

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12:52 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: First breakthrough for Australia

Rohit Sharma (9) is out off Peter Siddle delivery while trying to play across the line and edged it to Shaun Marsh at first slip. Siddle has been consistent with the ball so far. Indian skipper Virat Kohli is the next man on crease from the Indian side.

12:48 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: FOUR!!!

Rohit Sharma sends the ball to deep square leg for 4 runs on a Peter Siddle delivery to Rohit Sharma. It brings the first boundary of the Indian innings.

12:41 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Huge appeal from Australia

Huge appeal for Rohit Sharma off Peter Siddle. Australia reviewed it.

12:31 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia ODI: Here's what Harsha Bhogle has to say about Chahal

Excellent spell from Chahal. Has pulled the game India's way. Took wickets at the top, bowled deep into the innings, did everything asked of him today.

12:26 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia ODI: India need 231 runs at 4.62 run rate

Indian innings has started with openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan on the crease to cement India's chances of winning the ODI series against Australia. J Richardson is out with the ball for Australia in the first over.

12:20 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia ODI: Chahal picks 6 wickets is an impressive return

Yuzvendra Chahal literally derailed the Australian innings as he wiped out the Australian middle-order. Chahal's 6/42 is one of the best bowling figures for India against the Aussies. At 6/27 Murali Kartik and Ajit Agarkar with 6/42 are other Indian bowlers with their best against Australian side.

12:03 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia ODI: VVS Laxman lauds Indian bowling attack

Great effort from the Indian bowlers to bowl out Australia for 230. @yuzi_chahal was outstanding to pick up 6 wickets. Now for our batsman to chase this and win the one day series as well.

11:57 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia LIVE match: What a performance by Indian bowlers

Indian bowlers gave a clinical performance restricting Australia on 230 in the 3rd and final ODI at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

11:53 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Australia All Out fro 230!

Mohammed Shami ends proceedings with a spot-on yorker to Stanlake and with it, Australian side is all out for 230.

11:48 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Chahal strikes, again!

Adam Zampa mis-timed the length ball and played an uncontrolled shot to long on in the air. Debutant Shankar makes no mistake there. Yuzvendra Chahal gets a rousing applause from the MCG crowd. At the end of 10 overs, Chahal's figures read 6/42. 

11:42 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Chahal on fire!

Spinner Yuzvendra Chahal gets Handscomb to skid and the batsman is caught plumb in front as he is unable to get any bat on it. Four more overs left for Australia. Australia go for a referral but to no benefit. And that's fifth wicket for Chahal. Chahal 40/5 in 9 overs

11:30 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Another wicket for Chahal!

Spinner YuzvendraChahal gets another wicket in the form of J Richardson (16) as the Australian player chips a straight shot to mid-wicket into the hands of Kedar Jadhav.  Chahal's 36/4 are the best figures for an Indian spinner against the Aussies in Australia.

11:25 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: 200 up for Australia

Jhye Richardson hits for a well-timed four to deep backward square leg off Shami delivery. And with his boundary, Australia complete 200 runs in the India Australiaia 3rd ODI match at Melbourne Cricket Ground. After 43 overs, Australia 205-6 

11:21 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: Handscomb brings up his fifty

Peter Handscomb brings up his knock of 50 runs off 57 balls with a nice whip to long on for a single. He has been busy throughout. 

11:18 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI scorecard: Australia inching closer to 200

Australian team has lost 6 wickets with 193 on board.  Handscomb and Richardson are playing on crease, facing spinner Chahal's bowling attack.

11:14 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI scorecard: Bhuvi is good with ball either way

Bhuvaneshawar Kumar looks good with the ball, both in bowling and fielding. This is how he picked a brilliant catch at short fine leg, sending Maxwell back

11:08 (IST)18 Jan 2019
India vs Australia 3rd ODI LIVE match online: "He's still tremendous value to the team"

Meanwhile, this is what Gavaskar has to say about MS Dhoni

India's top order has been in good form as both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have hit a century in the first two games of the series. Shikhar Dhawan has looked in good form but has not been able to convert his starts into a big score. Fast bowlers Mohammad Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar along with Kuldeep Yadav will be the mainstay of India's bowling line up.