The Indian cricket staff made historical past on Friday by successful it is first bilateral ODI series on Australian soil. India beat the hosts by seven wickets within the third and remaining ODI on the Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) to clinch the three-match collection 2-1. MS Dhoni scored an unbeaten 87 whereas he acquired sensible assist from Kedar Jadhav (61 not out) and skipper Virat Kohli (46) as India chased down the 231-run target with four balls to spare. Submit India’s historic win, Anushka Sharma took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian staff and her husband for “an unforgettable and excellent tour”.
What an unforgettable & excellent tour it has been !! Pleased to have witnessed the historic victories by the lads HUGE congratulations And so pleased with you my love@imVkohlipic.twitter.com/QdAdN9OFaz
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) January 18, 2019
On Friday, needing 231 to win, India misplaced openers Rohit Sharma (9) and Shikhar Dhawan (23) early.
Kohli began solidly and with Dhoni, he stitched a 54-run partnership to lay the foundations for India’s successful run chase.
Nonetheless, Jhye Richardson threw a spanner within the works as he removed Kohli on 46, leaving India in a really troublesome place.
Kedar Jadhav, taking part in his first match of the tour, got here into give Dhoni firm. The duo placed on an unbeaten 121-run stand to thwart the Australian bowlers and steer India out of troubled waters.
Jadhav remained unbeaten on 61 off 57 balls whereas Dhoni was not out on 87 off 114 balls as India reached the goal in 49.2 overs.
Earlier, Virat Kohli opted to bowl after successful the toss within the series-decider and India bundled out Australia for 230 runs in 48.four overs.
Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal recorded the best figures by any bowler in ODI cricket in Australia to limit the hosts to a modest whole of 230 within the collection decider.
Chahal, taking part in his first match of the collection, shocked Australia together with his six for 42 that helped him win the Man of the Match award.