MS Dhoni smashed a match-winning knock of 87 runs (not out) as India gained the third One Day Worldwide by seven wickets to register their first-ever bilateral series triumph in Australia in Melbourne on Friday. Australia might have averted the defeat within the decider match if Glenn Maxwell had grabbed a simple catch of MS Dhoni on the primary ball he confronted. A day after Australia’s notorious loss on the MCG, Haidee Birkett claimed a shocking catch on Saturday to assist Brisbane Warmth enter the Girls’s Large Bash League remaining for the primary time of their historical past. Maxwell did not shy to acknowledge the sensible catch, asking for some helpful ideas.

“Any ideas appreciated Haidee. #butterfingers #catcheswinmatches,” Maxwell stated on Twitter together with the video of Birkett’s catch posted by

Sharing the 39-second-long video on Twitter, summed up the thrilling semifinal match state of affairs with a caption: “Last ball. 5 to win. 4 for a Tremendous Over. Spot within the Last up for grabs… Then this occurs! Haidee Birkett, take a bow!”

Within the ODI collection decider on the MCG, Maxwell had dropped a simple catch off the Dhoni’s willow that price Australia the match. After the dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan (23), Dhoni performed a free lower shot on a wanting size outdoors off supply by Marcus Stoinis. The ball carried comfortably to the left of backward level however Maxwell dropped a sitter.

As Maxwell shared the video of Birkett’s spectacular catch, followers had been fast to take a dig on the Australia’s high-rated fielder.

“You want this badly in yesterday’s recreation,” a consumer replied on his tweet.

One other one joined in, saying: “Ooo.maxi…final evening you dropped the match…it’s a sitter as per your requirements.”

“Catches win the matches. That is why Australia misplaced yesterday,” a used stated. 

Nonetheless, an Indian fan was additionally upset with Maxwell for dropping Dhoni. “Like one you dropped one at level yesterday! As a Indian cricket group fan,how a lot I wished you to take that catch…now due to you I’ve to observe ‘not so agile’ #Dhoni for an yr extra,” he tweeted.

Having gained the ODI matches in Adelaide and Melbourne, India clinched the three-match collection 2-1. Australia had gained the opening match in Sydney by 34 runs.

Earlier, India won their first-ever Test series in Australia, the four-match rubber by a margin of 2-1 after the ultimate Take a look at in Sydney led to a draw.

The three-match T20 Worldwide collection between India and Australia had led to a 1-1 draw. With the ODI collection triumph, India made certain they return dwelling with out shedding a single collection on the tour Down Beneath.


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