India vs Australia 4th ODI in Bangalore: India 313/8 after 50 overs. Australia 334/5 after 50 overs. Opting to bat first, Australia got off to a brilliant start. David Warner proved his brilliance once again by scoring yet another ODI century. He added 200 runs for the first wicket with Aaron Finch. The latter fell 6 runs short of his second ODI century in as many matches. At one stage, Australia looked set for over 370 runs but Kedar Jadhav and Umesh Yadav picked up three wickets in four overs to push Australia back. Yadav was the pick of the Indian bowlers. He finished with 4 wickets from his 10 overs but ended up giving away 71 runs. Kedar Jadhav bowled an important spell giving away just 38 runs from his 7 overs. With Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni in the side, India would back themselves to chase this total down. Earlier, Steve Smith won the toss and elected to bat first. Virat Kohli made three changes to the playing XI.
Match Update: After winning the toss, Australia got off to a dream start. David Warner celebrated his 100th ODI by smashing a brilliant century. He added 200 runs for the first wicket with Aaron Finch. Chasing the target of 335, Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane provided India with an ideal start.
WATCH | India vs Australia 4th ODI
Here are India vs Australia 4th ODI Highlights:
9:40 PM: Aus beat Ind by 21 runs. India 313/8 after 50 overs, fail to reach Australia’s score of 334/5 (50.0).
9:36 PM: Second last ball heaved for 4 by Shami. Score- 313/8
9:35 PM: OUT! Axar Patel departs of first ball in over. Goes for 5 off 6 balls.
9:34 PM: Fortunate to escape next ball, as his shot balloons into the air, but falls in no mans land. 49 overs gone. India need 29 runs from 6 balls.
9:33 PM: India need 32 runs from 9 balls now. Axar Patel steals two runs with his quick running. Will have to do better.
9:31 PM: India now need 34 runs from 12 balls. Finally, the Australians are smelling a chance to pull off a surprising win.
9:29 PM: BOWLED! Dhoni departs. Another big shot, but this time fails. He undercuts the ball and it hits the stumps. Dhoni scores 13 off 10 balls. Score India 301/7 off 47.5 overs.
9:28 PM: Off the very next ball, Dhoni blasts the ballstraight over the roaps for a six. 73 meter distance covered.
9:28 PM: Dhoni goes for bi heave, another undercut which misses his off-stump by centimeters
9:27 PM: Dhoni has asked for a new bat from the pavilion. It is MASSIVE.
9:26 PM: Crowds have started chanting Dhoni, Dhoni in anticipation of Captain Cool taking team to a thrilling win.
9:25 Pm: India now needs 40 from 17 balls. Impossible? Or can they do it.
9:23 PM: Big scare for Dhoni as he almost undercuts ball onto stumps. The other batsman on the crease is Axar Patel.
9:22 PM: FOUR! Dhone facing Cummins, moves towards off-stump, tickles ball to the boundary.
9:20 PM: OUT!O Pandey Bowled by Cummins! Bad stroke, plays all over it, ball hit top of leg stump. Departs for 33. Score India 289/6 in 46.1 overs. Virat Kohli would be livid with his batsman.
9:16 PM: Dhoni at the crease now! India now needs 48 from 25 balls. Dhoni’s average is 51 in ODi. Off the very first ball, takes two runs.
9:15 PM: OUT! Jadhav returns to the pavilion at 67 off 69 balls
9:11 PM: India 282/4 after 45 overs
Jadhav 64 (65)
Pandey 31 (22)
9:10 PM: Jadhav pulls a smooth FOUR!
9:09 PM: Manish Pandey and Kedar Jadhav complete 51 run partnership off 42 balls after India scores 477/4.
9:06 PM: India now need 65 runs off 40 balls after 43.3 overs.
9: 02 PM: Massive 86 metre six by Pandey off Coulter-Nile. He made it look so easy. This lad is on fire. Score 269/4
9:00 PM: India 261/4 off 42.1 overs, need 74 from 47 balls.
8:58 PM: Jadhav playing on 54 and Pandey 14. They are scoring at a good clip.
8:47 PM: All covers are now being taken off, action to start shortly.
8:46 PM: Indian players are anxious to get back onto the field, even as umpires are out in the middle. Some of the covers have been removed. Virat Kohli can be seen trying to calm down Pandey.
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8:40 PM: If Duckworth Lewis comes into play, then India are just two runs behind Australia. Score in 41.1 overs, 251/4.
8:39 PM: Umpires in discussion over drizzle. Decides to take teams off the field, much to the surprise of Virat Kohli in the pavilion.
8:37 PM: Pandey carts Zampa over covers for a massive four! Score 251/4
8:34 PM: Jadhav completes his 50. Is batting on 53 off 54 balls. He has 6 fours and a sixer to his credit.
8:32 PM: With a new batsman in, Oz are trying they best to pull the match in their court. Score- India at 240/4 after 40 overs.
8:29 PM: FOUR! Pandey cooks a boundary.
8:26 PM: India has lost 4 wickets in the form of Rahane, Rohit, Kohli and Pandya. Jadhav is now trying to play safe and help India reach the winning score.
8:24 Pm: FOUR!
8:23 PM: 38th overs end with India talking 2 runs and losing a wicket
8:20 PM: Manish Pandey on the crease now. India needs 109 runs off 75 deliveries.
8:19 PM: OUT! Hardik Pandya goes for 41 runs off 40 balls