Rohit Sharma Registers A Record Victory For India Against AustraliaSeptember 24, 2022 06:56
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Team India received a shock from Australia in the first T20 after the team chased 209 in their 20 overs. The second T20 international took place last evening in Nagpur and the rain disrupted the play. The match was delayed because of the wet outfield. The umpires reviewed the field several times and fixed an 8-over match for each team. India won the toss and elected to bowl first. Australia reported a huge total of 90 for the loss of five wickets in their 8 overs. Matthew Wade (43 not out) was the pinch hitter and Aaron Finch (31) is the other top scorer for the team. Axar Patel (2/13), and Jasprit Bumrah (1/23) took the wickets among the Indian bowlers. All the bowlers were very expensive.
Chasing a total of 91, Team India completed in 7.2 overs. Rohit Sharma played the captain innings and is back to form after a while. He scored 46 runs in 20 balls. He took the team to the victory. India lost 4 wickets in their chase. Dinesh Karthik completed the chase in two balls with two boundaries in the last over when Team India required ten runs in the last over. Rohit Sharma is named as the Player of the Match. India levels the 3-match series by 1-1. The decider and the final T20 between India and Australia will take place on Sunday.