India vs Australia 3rd T20 highlights: Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik help visitors to 6-wicket win, level series

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India vs Australia LIVE Score, IND vs AUS Live streaming 3rd T20: Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bat first at Sydney Cricket Ground. Catch all updates here.

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India vs Australia 3rd T20 highlights: Australian skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bat first. The hosts made one change to their playing XI as Mitchell Starc returned for the shortest format after a gap of more than two years. The Indian cricket team, on the other hand, is going in with an unchanged XI. “It’s always lovely to play in Sydney, we get a lot of support here. Always a full house and 85% Indian fans here. Our intensity was right up there in the last game and we’re really looking forward to this one,” Virat Kohli said at the toss.

Starc’s last T20 International had come in September 2016 and but his addition will boost the hosts’ confidence that lead the series 1-0. The home team looked good in the first game at The Gabba but struggled against a motivated Indian bowling attack at the MCG.

At the Sydney Cricket Ground, Virat Kohli would hope his side to continue the good work and level the series. The management is unlikely to make any change in the playing XI since the batsmen haven’t got much chance to prove themselves in the two rain-affected games while all the bowlers did a decent job on Friday. Interestingly, India has never lost the third match of a bilateral T20I series, winning all the nine games they featured in.

How to watch India vs Australia LIVE Streaming Online 3rd T20?

India vs Australia 3rd T20 will broadcast on Sony Television. It is the official broadcaster for the series. Ind vs Aus live streaming of the 3rd T20 will be available on SonyLiv.

Here are the playing XIs for India vs Australia 3rd T20:

Australia: D Arcy Short, Aaron Finch(c), Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ben McDermott, Alex Carey(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell Starc, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa.

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, K Khaleel Ahmed, Jasprit Bumrah.

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India in Australia, 3 T20 International Series, 2018Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney 14 December 2018

Australia 164/6 (20.0)

vs

India 168/4 (19.4)

Match Ended ( Day - 3rd T20I ) India beat Australia by 6 wickets

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Highlights

  • 15:17 (IST)

    Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan out in the middle

    Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have walked out to open the batting for India. The visitors would need a good start if they want to level the series. With the ball in hand is the comeback man - Mitchell Starc.

  • 14:57 (IST)

    Target for India is 165

    Australia - 164/6 (20 Overs)

    Nathan Coulter-Nile - 13(7)

    Marcus Stoinis - 25 (15)

  • 12:55 (IST)

    Playing XI for Australia

    D Arcy Short, Aaron Finch(c), Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ben McDermott, Alex Carey(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell Starc, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa.

  • 12:55 (IST)

    Playing XI for India

    Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, K Khaleel Ahmed, Jasprit Bumrah.

  • 12:54 (IST)

    Aaron Finch elects to bat first

    The Australian skipper has won the toss and has elected to bat first on a good track. India is playing an unchanged XI.

16:45 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
50 runs partnershiop between Kathik and Kohli

Kohli and Karthik have together put on 50 runs partnership for 5th wicket. While Kohli is batting on 53 runs, Karthik is on 22. india now need 5 runs from 5 balls.

16:38 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
50 for Virat Kohli

Skipper Virat Kohli completes his half century. India now 151/4 in 18.2 overs. India now need 13 runs to win from 10 balls with six wickets in hand. 

16:35 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Six! Another huge hit by Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli on a roll her. Hits a huge sux of the bowling of Maxwell Hits the shot over mid wicket. After the end of 17 overs, Team India 138/4. Visitors now need 27 runs to win from 18 balls in hand with six wickets in hand.

16:30 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Six! What a shot by Virat Kohli

Its a huge six by skipper Virat Kohli.  He comes down the pith and hits it straight through the line of the ball. Visitors now need 40 runs to win off 25 delveries. India 125/4 in 16 overs.

16:22 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Pant and Rahul out

India in a spot of bother now as Path and Rahul goes for 0 and 14 runs respectively. India currently at 108/4 in 14th over. Now need 57 runs from 47 deliveries with six wickets in hand.

16:10 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
After 11 overs
 

India: 78/2

Virat Kohli: 4* (7 balls)

Lokesh Rahul: 15* (15 balls)

Current run rate 8.38. Required run rate 8.07.

16:06 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India at comfortable position at the moment

Even as India lost both their openers now, India is in comfortable le position courtesy the opening stand between them. The middle order needs to carry on from here to win the match. Aussies are already 1-0 up in three-match series. The second match was abandoned due to rain.

16:01 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
After 8 overs

India: 78/2

Virat Kohli: 4* (7 balls)

Lokesh Rahul: 5* (8 balls)

Current run rate 9.48. Required run rate 7.37.

15:54 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Rohit Sharma out!

Another wicket for India as Rohit Sharma goes for 23 runs off 16 balls. Team India at the moment is 67/2 in 6.5 overs. Visitors now need 98 runs to win from 78 deliveries. The new batsman in is Lokesh Rahul

15:48 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
OUT! Mitchell Starc strikes

That's the breakthrough Australia was looking for! Mitchell Starc gets rid of Shikhar Dhawan for 41. The southpaw was caught in front of the wicket. His dream run comes to end. 

Virat Kohli is the new batsman in.

15:42 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India vs Australia live cricket score update

India - 62/0 (5 Overs)

Rohit Sharma - 22 (10)

Shikhar Dhawan - 37 (20)

15:38 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
SIX! Another one

Rohit Sharma is in fine touch. He has raced to 21 runs from just 9 balls. This time it was Marcus Stoinis who pitched it short and Sharma cleared the fence with ease. 

Great start for India.

15:36 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
SIX! This time from Dhawan

Poor bowling from Coulter-Nile. He doesn't have the speed like Starc but keeps bowling short. Dhawan picks it easily and smashes it over the deep mid-wicket boundary. This is turning out to be a big over for India and the hosts are under pressure. 

Dhawan finishes the over with a four. 20 runs from that over!

15:32 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
SIX! First of India's inning

First six of the Indian inning comes from Rohit Sharma's bat. It was short and there to be hit by Rohit Sharma. The Indian vice-captain sends it into the stands with ease. He moves on to 8.

15:31 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
FOUR! Dhawan finds the gap

Finally, Shikhar Dhawan gets one from Starc away. It was turning out to be a good over before the southpaw found the gap on the last ball. He moves on to 11 runs from 13 balls.

15:26 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India vs Australia live score

India - 12/0 (2 Overs)

Rohit Sharma - 7 (4)

Shikhar Dhawan - 5 (8)

15:23 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Good first over by Starc

Fast and furious, is the phrase to describe that first over from Mitchell Starc. The Australian pacer was quick and extracted good bounce from the wicket. Just three runs came from his first over.

15:17 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan out in the middle

Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have walked out to open the batting for India. The visitors would need a good start if they want to level the series. With the ball in hand is the comeback man - Mitchell Starc.

15:00 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Australia finish well

Late blows from Marcus Stoinis and Nathan Coulter-Nile have ensured that the hosts finish at a strong total. But, Virat Kohli would know that it could have been worse the way Aaron Finch and D'Arcy Short were going. However, a couple of quick wickets from Pandya helped the men in blue to pull things back. We have an exciting run-chase on our hands.

14:57 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Target for India is 165

Australia - 164/6 (20 Overs)

Nathan Coulter-Nile - 13(7)

Marcus Stoinis - 25 (15)

14:52 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
FOUR! Coulter-Nile smashes Bhuvi

Useful runs for the Australian side. 11 runs came from the 19th over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He finished his 4 overs for 33 runs. The partnership between these two is of 18 runs from 10 balls.

14:47 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India vs Australia live cricket score

Australia - 137/6 (18 Overs)

Jasprit Bumrah does a Jonty Rhodes. Lynn run out

14:42 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India vs Australia live cricket score

Australia - 129/5 (17  Overs)

Chris Lynn and Marcus Stoinis are on crease. Krunal Pandya bags 4 wickets

14:36 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India vs Australia live cricket score

Australia - 120/5 (16 Overs)

Krunal Pandya bags crucial wicket of AT Carey.  

14:31 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India vs Australia live cricket score

Australia - 105/4 (15 Overs)

Dangerous Maxwell gone. Australia eyes 150

14:18 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India vs Australia live cricket score

Australia - 85/3 (12 Overs)

Glenn Maxwell - 11 (12)

Alex Carey - 5 (7)

14:09 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Another wicket! Pandya on a roll

Krunal Pandya strikes again. Two in two for him.

Poor cricket from Ben McDermott, plays across the line on the very first ball and is trapped in front of the wicket. The finger goes and India is on top. Alex Carey is the new man in.

14:07 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
OUT! Short departs

Ouch! Krunal Pandya traps Short in front of the wicket, Maxwell advised his partner to go for DRS but the decision stayed. Australia lose a wicket and also a review. Short departs for 33 and India is delighted.

14:06 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Maxwell survives

Good review by Glenn Maxwell and he can thank Short for this. It was pitched in line and hit Maxwell right in front of the wicket. The finger went up but the Aussie batsman took the review and survived.

14:01 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Kuldeep Yadav gets rid of Finch

OUT! First wicket for India and it is Kuldeep Yadav who strikes. Krunal Pandya takes the catch and is pumped up. Finch departs for 28 and it is a big breakthrough for India.

Glenn Maxwell is the new batsman.

13:57 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India vs Australia cricket score update

Australia - 64/0 (8 Overs)

D Arcy Short - 32 (26)

Aaron Finch - 28 (22)

13:55 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
DROPPED! Rohit Sharma allows it to slip

Krunal Pandya - almost, got a wicket on his first ball. It was pitched by up the left-arm spinner and all Finch managed on that was height. It went miles up as Rohit waited at long on. But, the Mumbai Indians skipper allows that one to slip.

13:54 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Early signs of turn

This is a bright sign for the Indian side. There is turn and bounce in the wicket. Virat Kohli would hope that the Indian spinners are able to exploit that as the game goes on. 

However, the first over by Kuldeep gives an impression that Chahal could have been included in the side for this one.

13:51 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Kuldeep Yadav comes into the attack

Some cracking shots by the Aussie openers in the last few overs have forced the Indian skipper to introduce spin as soon as the fielding restrictions were removed. This has suddenly turned into a great start by the Australian side. 

50 comes up in the seventh over. 

13:49 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
IND vs AUS live score update

Australia - 49/0 (6 Overs)

Aaron Finch - 21 (17)

D Arcy Short - 24 (19)

13:45 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Expensive over for India!

There you go! The Australian openers are going after everything now. Khaleel Ahmed gave away 13 runs in that over and his figures aren't looking that great. The youngster is still at the learning stage but he is once again proving expensive.

The score after 5 overs is 41/0.

13:41 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
Both teams would be happy with the start

It has been a decent start for both sides. Australia is yet to lose a wicket but the Indian bowlers have made sure that they don't concede easy runs. It will be interesting to see if the hosts could up the scoring rate from here.

13:34 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
India vs Australia live cricket score update

Australia - 21/0 (3 Overs)

D Arcy Short - 11 (9)

Aaron Finch - 7 (9)

13:27 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
BANG! Four for Finch

What a shot! The ball was short from Khaleel and Finch picked it straightway. The Australian skipper literally slapped that one for a four. He gets his first boundary and moves onto 5. Good start for Australia!

13:24 (IST) 25 Nov 2018
First boundary of the inning

The first four of the match comes from D'Arcy Short's blade and we are underway. The pitch looks good for batting and the ball is coming onto the bat nicely. The initial impression is that there won't be much assistance for the pacers.

8 runs come from Bhuvi's first over.

There is a good news for the fans and teams. The forecast for the day promises no rain. The ground has a history of big scores. But, this year in the Big Bash League, a total of 180-plus was achieved only once in four games. So, a slow-paced wicket can be expected.
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