Trying to restore parity, India made a assured begin to their chase in Adelaide however misplaced openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan for 43 and 32 runs respectively.
Earlier, Shaun Marsh smashed 131 off 123 balls to depart India with a testing run chase as Australia closed in on a series-clinching victory within the second one-day worldwide Tuesday.
Marsh hammered 11 fours and three sixes to information the Australians to 298 for 9 after the hosts gained the toss to depart India going through the second-biggest run chase in ODIs on the well-known Adelaide Oval.
Marsh claimed his seventh ODI century and second towards India as Australia made the vacationers sweat within the area in temperatures hovering round 40 Celsius (104F).
Australia can clinch the three-game sequence after beating Virat Kohli’s staff by 34 runs in Sydney on Saturday.
India may have been chasing a fair greater whole if not for the final three overs from Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami.
They took a mixed 4 for 17 within the final 18 balls with Bhuvneshwar claiming the large wickets of Marsh and Glenn Maxwell.
Maxwell had kicked alongside Australia’s scoring price with a sometimes rumbustious knock of 48 off 37 balls coming into bat at No.7.
(With AFP inputs)