India vs Australia, 3rd ODI - As it happened...

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 17:08

India lost the five-match ODI series within a week from Australia as they didn't manage to defend their total for the third time in a row. 

Australia innings

17 January 2016, 16:27 PM

Over 48.5 | Score 296/7  | (John Hastings 0*,  Faulkner 21*)

Yadav set to bowl his final over. From the first three balls Maxwell collected a six and a boundary to level the scores. Maxwell Out! Gave a high catch to Dhawan inside the circle. James Faulkner ran a single off the next to hit the winning run. With that India lost the 3rd ODI by three wickets and the series as well.  

GJ Maxwell c S Dhawan b Yadav 96 (83b) 

 

17 January 2016, 16:24 PM

Over 48 | Score 285/6  | (Maxwell 86*,  Faulkner 20*)

Jadeja with his last over. Five runs from the over, as Oz need 11 runs from 12 balls. 

17 January 2016, 16:18 PM

Over 47 | Score 280/6  | (Maxwell 84*,  Faulkner 18*)

Ishant with his final over. First ball, Maxwell played it towards fine-leg to get a boundary. One run from the next two balls. Then came four more runs in the next two. Oz need16 off 18 balls.    

17 January 2016, 16:14 PM

Over 46 | Score 271/6  | (Maxwell 79*,  Faulkner 14*)

Jadeja with his 9th over. First ball, thick outside edge and Faulkner collected a lucky boundary. Single off the next. Maxwell played an inside out to collect another boundary. No run from the next two balls. Single off the last. Oz need 25 off 24 balls and they have four wickets in hand.   

17 January 2016, 16:11 PM

Over 45 | Score 261/6  | (Maxwell 74*,  Faulkner 9*)

Ishant to bowl the over. Three runs from the first five balls. Off the last ball came a single. Oz need 35 runs from 30 balls and they have four wickets in hand. 

17 January 2016, 16:09 PM

Over 44 | Score 257/6  | (Maxwell 72*,  Faulkner 7*)

Jadeja gave five runs in his 8th over as the equation boils down to 39 runs off 36 balls. India need the wicket of Maxwell otherwise he will take the match away.  

17 January 2016, 16:04 PM

Over 43 | Score 252/6  | (Maxwell 68*,  Faulkner 6*)

Australia crossed the 250-run mark in the over as Umesh Yadav leaked 15 runs in the over. Oz need 44 runs from 42 balls and they have four wickets in hand.  

17 January 2016, 16:01 PM

Over 42 | Score 237/6  | (Maxwell 55*,  Faulkner 5*)

Another tight over. Jadeja gave mere five runs. Oz need 59 runs from 48 runs and they have four wickets in hand.  

17 January 2016, 15:59 PM

Over 41 | Score 232/6  | (Maxwell 53*,  Faulkner 2*)

Outstanding over by Umesh Yadav as he gave mere a single in the pressure situation. Oz need 64 runs from 54 balls and they have four wickets in hand.  

17 January 2016, 15:53 PM

Over 40 | Score 231/6  | (Maxwell 53*,  Faulkner 1*)

Sran once again proved expensive. Maxwell smashed a boundary and a six to collect 13 from the over. With that Maxwell completed his fifty as well. Oz need 65 runs from 10 overs and they have four wickets in hand.  

17 January 2016, 15:44 PM

Over 39 | Score 218/6  | (Maxwell 41*,  Faulkner 1*)

Wade Out! The southpaw tried to pull Ishant but only managed to get the top edge as Dhawan took a sensible catch in the end. All-rounder James Faulkner has come to the middle. Oz need 78 runs from 11 overs.   

MS Wade c S Dhawan b I Sharma 6 (10b)

17 January 2016, 15:36 PM

Over 38 | Score 215/5  | (Maxwell 39*, Wade 6*)

India speedsters Sran and Ishant are bowling at the moment. For the hosts onus is on Maxwell to take Australia through. India need wickets and have to stop the run-flow as well. Oz need 81 runs from 12 overs and they have five wickets in hand.  

17 January 2016, 15:20 PM

Over 35.1 | Score 204/5  | (Wade 0*, Maxwell 32*)

Mitchell Marsh run out! Umesh Yadav's well directed throw from the deep and Dhoni's presence of mind helped India pick another wicket. Oz need 94 runs from 14.5 overs and they have five wickets in hand.​

MR Marsh run out 17 (14b​)

17 January 2016, 15:15 PM

Over 33 | Score 194/4  | (Maxwell 28*, M Marsh 13*)

Marsh is looking more dangerous than Maxwell as he hit Yadav for two consecutive boundaries in the 33rd over. Oz need 102 runs from 17 overs. India need a couple of wickets here.   

17 January 2016, 15:07 PM

Over 32 | Score 185/4  | (Maxwell 27*, M Marsh 5*)

New batsman Mitchell Marsh started his innings with a bang by hitting Sran for two boundaries. From the other end, Maxwell is also applying Australia's gung ho approach. Hosts' need 111 runs in 18 overs. 

17 January 2016, 15:00 PM

Over 30 | Score 167/4  | (Maxwell 1*)

Marsh Out! Ishant Sharma picked up the crucial wicket at the crucial juncture of the match. Marsh nicked one to the wicketkeeper as Dhoni picked a low catch. Aus need 129 runs from 20 overs. 

SE Marsh c Dhoni b I Sharma 62 (73)  

 

17 January 2016, 14:53 PM

Over 29 | Score 162/3  | (Maxwell 11*, Marsh 61*)

India have a good chance to pick another wicket here as Maxwell will take his chances. Maxi played a reverse sweep off Jadeja to collect his first boundary. Oz need 134 runs from 21 overs.  

17 January 2016, 14:45 PM

Over 27 | Score 151/3  | (Maxwell 1*, Marsh 61*)

Bailey Out! Jadeja picked up his 2nd wicket in the form of dangerous Bailey. Jadeja has bowled really well thus far in the match. Glenn Maxwell is the new man in.   

GJ Bailey st Dhoni b Jadeja 23 (21b)

17 January 2016, 14:41 PM

Over 26 | Score 159/2  | (Bailey 23*, Marsh 61*)

Mann with his 5th over. Five singles from the over as hosts touched the 150-run mark. Australia need 146 runs from 24 overs. 

17 January 2016, 14:35 PM

Over 25 | Score 145/2  | (Bailey 20*, Marsh 59*)

R Dhawan and Jadeja are bowling in tandem. Marsh has thus far paced his innings to perfection. He is hitting boundaries at will. Inexperience bowling is hurting India to an extent.