Latin American Herald Tribune – India Completes Domination Down Under, Clinch One-Day Cricket Series

MELBOURNE, Australia � India completed on Friday its domination over Australia in a historic tour Down Under after winning the third One-Day International in Melbourne by seven wickets and securing the series 2-1, having already recorded their first test series victory in Australia earlier.

Summary

  • India Completes Domination Down Under, Clinch One-Day Cricket Series MELBOURNE, Australia � India completed on Friday its domination over Australia in a historic tour Down Under after winning the third One-Day International in Melbourne by seven wickets and securing the series 2-1, having already recorded their first test series victory in Australia earlier.
  • India chased a modest total of 230 runs for the loss of just three wickets, thanks to brilliant half centuries by Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav, after leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal ran through the Australian middle order in the first innings.
  • After Bhuvneshwar Kumar removed opener Alex Carey in the second over and then got rid of captain Aaron Finch with an in-swinger for the third time in a row, none of the Australian batsmen except Peter Handscomb were able to tackle Chahal�s drifters successfully.
  • Handscomb scored a fighting half-century before succumbing to Chahal, and the whole Australian team were out in the 49th over, with Kumar and Mohammed Shami taking two wickets each.
  • India completely outplayed Australia in the two-month long tour down-under in all formats of the game, and the ODI series-win would give them confidence ahead of their upcoming tour of New Zealand, in the build up to the World Cup.

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