Ind vs Aus 2nd ODI Highlights: India clinch the 8-run win in a thriller
India has won a great victory in the second ODI against Australia. In this thrilling match, India won by 8 runs. With this win, India has moved ahead of the series in the five-match series 2-0.
Vijay Shankar is the hero of the victory
Vijay Shankar, who came in the last over, was the hero of the win, as he got 2 wickets in the last over to give India victory. However, besides Vijay Shankar, Kuldeep Yadav, Bumrah and Shami contributed well in the death overs. The whole innings of Australia were reduced to 242 in the 50th over. Australia got the target of 251 runs.
On the first ball of the 50th over, Vijay Shankar put Marcus Stoinis’s wicket and put the win in India’s favor. Stones set was the batsman. Vijay Shankar walked him on a score of 52. After this, Vijay Shankar finished the third innings with Adam Jampa’s wicket for the third ball of the over.
Australia not able to take advantage of a good start
Earlier, Australia started chasing the target of 251, the start of Australia was good. The 83-run partnership for the first wicket between captain Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja, but the middle-order batsmen could not roam the start. Aaron Finch (37) and Usman Khawaja (38) were dropped on the score of VK83.
After Finch and Khawaja’s fall, Peter Handscomb and Marcus Stone took over the Australian innings. Handscomb scored 48, then Marcus Stoinis scored 52 runs. Apart from this, Glenn Maxwell became the victim of Kuldeep Yadav by 4 runs.
The credit for India’s victory goes to the bowlers only. At one time Australia seemed to be dominating the match, then Kuldeep Yadav and Jaspreet Bumrah came back in the team India match. Vijay Shankar completed the right thing after that. Kuldeep Yadav took 3/54 in his spell Bumrah and Vijay Shankar got 2-2 wickets. Kedar Jadhav and Ravindra Jadeja got 1-1 in the match.
The Indian team started off to bat after losing the toss and remained like every match of this series. India got the first blow to zero. Rohit Sharma got out without opening the account. Shikhar Dhawan was seen in the rhythm that he also lost his wicket on the personal score of 21 runs. After this, Captain Virat Kohli shared a vital partnership of 81 runs with Vijay Shankar. During this time Kohli scored the 40th century of his career. Vijay Shankar looks very well in batting. He played 46 runs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the victim of Adam Zampa without opening an account. Rayudu also scored 18 runs