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सूर्यकुमार और कोहली का अर्धशतक, भारत ने आस्ट्रेलिया को हराकर श्रृंखला 2-1 से जीती

Chasing Australia’s target of 187, India shared a 104-run third wicket partnership between Suryakumar (69 off 36 balls, 5 sixes, 5 fours) and Kohli (63 off 48 balls, 4 sixes, 3 fours) With a ball to spare scored he 187 runs for four wickets.

Fifties from Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli and a century partnership between the two helped India beat Australia by six wickets in the third and final T20 International to win the series 2-1 on Sunday. Chasing Australia’s target of 187, India shared a 104-run third wicket partnership between Suryakumar (69 off 36 balls, 5 sixes, 5 fours) and Kohli (63 off 48 balls, 4 sixes, 3 fours) With a ball to spare scored he 187 runs for four wickets.

Hardik Pandya also played an unbeaten 25 not out. Earlier, Australia scored 186 for seven with half-centuries from Tim David (27 balls, 54 runs, four sixes, two fours) and Cameron Green (52 off 21 balls, seven fours, three sixes). David added 68 runs for the seventh wicket with Daniel Sams (28 not out in 20 balls, two sixes, one four) to take the team to a strong score. Chasing the target, India’s Lokesh Rahul (01) lost the wicket in the first over himself, caught by wicketkeeper Matthew Wade off Sams’ ball.

Captain Rohit Sharma (17) hit the first six of the innings off Josh Hazlewood. He welcomed the captain of the opposing team, Pat Cummins, with a four, but in the same over, when he tried to hit a six, he was caught by Sams. Kohli and Suryakumar then took the innings forward. Suryakumar opened the account with a four off Cummins while Kohli hit sixes and fours off successive deliveries from Hazlewood. India scored 50 for two in the powerplay. Suryakumar hit two consecutive fours on Glenn Maxwell while also hitting a six on Sams.

Kohli also hit a six off Adam Zampa. Suryakumar took India’s score past 100 runs in the 11th over with a six off Cummins. He completed his fifty in 29 balls with two consecutive sixes on Zampa. Suryakumar hit a four and a six on Hazlewood, but in the same over he was caught by Finch on the boundary. India needed 44 runs to win in the last five overs. Kohli completed his half-century off 37 balls with a run off Green, but only five runs were scored in this over. Only seven runs were scored in Sams’ next over. Hardik Pandya eases the pressure with a four off Cummins.

India needed 21 runs in the last two overs. Hardik hit a six off the very first ball from Hazlewood in the 19th over. 10 runs were scored in this over. Kohli hit Sams first ball six in the last over but was caught by Finch on the next ball. However, Pandya took India to the target with a four off the fifth ball. Earlier, Australia batted heavily in the first four and last five overs. The team added 56 runs in the first four overs and 63 runs in the last five overs. The spinners impressed from the Indian side.

Axar Patel (3 wickets for 33 runs) was the most successful bowler. He got good support from Yuzvendra Chahal (1 wicket for 22 runs). Jasprit Bumrah (50 for no wicket in four overs) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1 for 39 in three overs) proved very expensive. Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first, after which Green gave Australia a storming start. He added 44 runs in just 3.3 overs for the first wicket with captain Aaron Finch (07).

In the very first over by Bhuvneshwar, Green showed his attitude with sixes and fours in consecutive balls and then in the next over Axar also hit two fours. Green scored 17 runs in Bhuvneshwar’s next over with two sixes and a four. Akshar gave India the first success by having Finch caught by Hardik Pandya, but Green hit three fours in the next three balls and in the fourth over himself, the team’s score crossed 50 runs. Green completed his half-century in just 19 balls with a run from Bhuvneshwar. However, he was caught by Rahul in the same over.

Australia scored 66 for two in the powerplay. Glenn Maxwell (06) returned to the pavilion after being hit by a precise target in the letter while Yuzvendra Chahal bumped Steve Smith (09) into the hands of wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik to make Australia 84 for four. Josh Inglis (24) and David then completed the team’s century in the 12th over. David welcomes Harshal Patel with a six at long off.

In the next over, Akshar dealt Australia the fifth blow by having England caught by Rohit at backward point and then in the same over, the in-form Matthew Wade (01) was caught on his own delivery. David scored 21 runs off Bhuvneshwar in the 18th over with two consecutive sixes and a four. Sams added 18 runs in Bumrah’s next over with a six and a four. David completed the maiden half-century for Australia off 25 balls with a six off the first ball of Harshal’s last over, but was caught by Rohit a ball later.

Disclaimer:Prabhasakshi has not edited this news. This news has been published from the PTI language feed.



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