India vs Australia, 2nd ODI: As it happened

On Friday, Australian skipper Aaron Finch and opener David Warner slammed a century each to help their side swept aside India by 66 runs in the first ODI in Sydney.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 17:58
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Steve Smith smacked his second consecutive century before the bowlers came to the fore to help Australia swept aside India by 51 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday.

Opting to bat first, openers Aaron Finch (69-ball 60) and David Warner (83 runs off 77 deliveries) continued their good run of partnerships against India as the duo not only scored a fifty each but also shared a mammoth 142-run stand for the opening wicket.

After the duo fell in quick succession, Steve Smith brought up yet another magnificent knock of 104 runs off just 64 deliveries besides stitching a crucial 136-run partnership with Marnus Labuschagne (70) before the former was dismissed by Hardik Pandya, who was bowling for the first time after the long injury lay-off.

Labuschagne then stitched a crucial 80-run partnership with Glenn Maxwell (unbeaten at 63) to help Australia post a mammoth total of 389 for four--there highest total against India.

In reply, Pat Cummins finished with figures of three for 67, while Josh Hazlewood and Adam Zampa bagged two wickets each to help Australia restrict India to a score of 338 for nine in their stipulated 20 overs.Skipper Virat Kohli and wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul was the top scorers for India with 89 and 76 runs, respectively.

Here are the highlights:

 

29 November 2020, 17:27 PM

Australia beat India by 51 runs, clinch series! India 338/9 (50 overs)

29 November 2020, 17:12 PM

WICKET!! Mohammed Shami departed cheaply for one run after handing a return catch to Glenn Maxwell on the third delivery of 48th over. India 327/8 (47.6 overs)

29 November 2020, 17:06 PM

WICKET!! Back-to-back wicket for Pat Cummins. Ravindra Jadeja departs for 11-ball 24 after being caught at exta cover by Glenn Maxwell on the first ball of 47th over, while Hardik Pandya falls for 31-ball 28 after being taken at long-off by Steve Smith. India 323/7 (46.3 overs) 

 

29 November 2020, 16:53 PM

WICKET!! KL Rahul fell for 66-ball 76 after being caught by Josh Hazlewood at short third man on the fourth delivery of the 44th over by Adam Zampa. With this, a crucial 63-run stand between him and Hardik Pandya (22) has also come to an end.India 291/5 (44 overs)

29 November 2020, 16:44 PM

The Men in Blue now need 111 runs from 42 balls. KL Rahul (68) played a powerful cover drive on the fifth ball of 42nd over by Josh Hazlewood that travelled flat and hard to the cover boundary for a maximum. Hardik Pandya (21), on the other hand, smashed a Pat Cummins delivery towards deep square leg for four runs.India 279/4 (43 overs)

29 November 2020, 16:28 PM

FIFTY!! KL Rahul (54) has brought up a half-century off 52 deliveries. He reached the mark with a maximum by pulling the last ball of 39th over by Pat Cummin high over deep midwicket.India 259/4 (40 overs)

29 November 2020, 16:20 PM

19 runs off the last three overs. Hardik Pandya (9) hammered the last ball of 37th over by Josh Hazlewood all the way over deep midwicket for a maximum before KL Rahul (45) rowed back a Mitchell Starc delivery over deep square leg for six runs. India 244/4 (38 overs)

29 November 2020, 16:08 PM

WICKET!! Indian skipper Virat Kohli fell short of a century after a super catch by Moisis Henriques at midwicket on the fifth ball of 35th over by Josh Hazlewood. The Men in Blue now needs 165 runs from 15 overs.India 225/4 (35 overs)

29 November 2020, 15:59 PM

Virat Kohli and KL Rahul continue to stand strong at the crease at their respective scores of 78 and 25 as India have crossed the 200-run mark against Australia. Kohli slammed the last ball from MItchell Starc in the 31st over past backward point for four runs before nailed a Moisis Henriques delivery over square leg in the next over for a maximum. India 203/3 (32 overs)

29 November 2020, 15:45 PM

Just 10 runs off the last three overs for India. Virat Kohli (76) pulled the first ball of the eighth over by Moisis Henrique in the air just wide of fine leg for four runs. The Men in Blue now need 204 runs off 20 overs. India 186/3 (30 overs)

29 November 2020, 15:33 PM

The Men in Blue added 20 runs off the last three overs. Virat Kohli (66) flicked the first delivery of 27th over by Mitchell Starc over fine leg for a maximum before KL Rahul (10) cut the last ball of the same over through cover-point for four runs. India 176/3 (27 overs)

29 November 2020, 15:19 PM

FIFTY!! Indian skipper Virat Kohli brought up a crucial half-century off 53 deliveries. He reached the mark with four runs by pulling the fourth delivery of 23rd over past short fine. 

29 November 2020, 15:13 PM

WICKET!! Shreyas Iyer (38), who was looking good at the crease, fell for 36-ball 38 after being caught by Steve Smith at midwicket on the first ball of 24th over by Moises Henriques. With this, a crucial 93-run stand between him and Virat Kohli (53) has also come to an end. India 153/3 (23.1 overs)

 

29 November 2020, 15:08 PM

India 131/2 (21 overs)

29 November 2020, 15:04 PM

Just 15 runs off the last three overs. Shreyas Iyer (24) and Virat Kohli (31) have brought up a half-century stand for the third wicket. India now need 274 runs from 31 overs. India 116/2 (19 overs)

29 November 2020, 14:48 PM

Skipper Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer are currently batting at the crease at their respective scores of 24 and 17 as India cross 100-run mark against the home side. The Men in Blue now requires 389 runs from 34 overs.India 101/2 (16 overs)

29 November 2020, 14:40 PM

Shreyas Iyer (12) hit the last delivery of 12th over by Adam Zampa too hard into the gap at midwicket for four runs, before Virat Kohli (12) cleared fine leg for a maximum on the third ball of the next over by Pat Cummins.India 84/2 (13 overs)

29 November 2020, 14:36 PM

Nine runs off the last two overs.Shreyas Iyer (7) smacked the ninth delivery of 10th over by Josh Hazlewood over the in-field on the offside for four runs,while skipper Virat Kohli (3) steered the second ball of 11th over to third man to get off the mark with two runs. India 70/2 (11 overs)

29 November 2020, 14:22 PM

WICKET!! Indian openers Mayank Agarwal (28) and Shikhar Dhawan (30) have departed in quick succession. While Dhawan was caught by Mitchell Starc at midwicket on the fourth ball of the eighth over by Josh Hazlewood, Agarwal was taken by Alex Carey behind the wicket on a Pat Cummins delivery in the next over. India 61/2 (9 overs)

29 November 2020, 14:14 PM

Shikhar Dhawan (28) pulled the fourth delivery of the sixth over through midwicket for four runs before Mayank Agarwal (26) hammered Pat Cummins for two fours in the next over as India cross 50-run mark in their chase of 390 runs against Australia. India 56/0 (7 overs)

29 November 2020, 14:01 PM

Good last three overs for India as they added 24 runs in it. Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan (20) hammered Mitchell Starc for back-to-back three boundaries in the fifth over. The Men in Blue now need 353 runs from 45 overs. India 37/0 (5 overs)

29 November 2020, 13:45 PM

12 runs off the first two overs for India. Mayank Agarwal (8) got off the mark with a boundary by beautifully smashing the first ball of the first over by Mitchell Starc through midwicket, while Shikhar Dhawan (4) lashed the first ball of the next over by Josh Hazlewood through cover to open his account for four runs. India 12/0 (2 overs)

29 November 2020, 13:35 PM

Mayank Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan have walked down the crease to begin India's innings. Mitchell Starc to open the attack for Australia.

29 November 2020, 13:14 PM

INNINGS BREAK!!

29 November 2020, 13:14 PM

Australia set huge 390-run target for India! Australia 389/4 (50 overs)

29 November 2020, 13:00 PM

WICKET!! Marnus Labuschagne's impressive knock of 70 has come to an end after he is caught by Mayank Agarwal at mid-off on the fifth ball of the penultimate over by Jasprit Bumrah. Australia have crossed the 370-run mark. Australia 374/4 (49 overs)

 

29 November 2020, 12:52 PM

Australia 364/3 (48 overs)

29 November 2020, 12:39 PM

FIFTY!! Marnus Labuschagne has brought up a crucial half-century off just 46 balls. He cut superbly through the gap past short third man on the second delivery of 44th over by Hardik Pandya to reach the mark with four runs. Australia 326/3 (45 overs)

 

29 November 2020, 12:28 PM

WICKET!! Soon after bringing up yet another century off 62 balls, Steve Smith was caught by Mohammed Shami at short third man on the second ball of the 42nd over by Hardik Pandya. The hosts, however, have crossed the 300-run mark. Australia 307/3 (43 overs)

29 November 2020, 12:19 PM

CENTURY!! Back-to-back ton for Steve Smith. The Australian batsman once again reached the three-figure mark off 62 balls. He reached the mark with one run on the last ball of the 41st over by Yuzvendra Chahal. Australia 288/2 (41 overs)

29 November 2020, 12:08 PM

Australia 262/2 (39 overs)

29 November 2020, 12:04 PM

Hardik Pandya bowled a good first over since his return from long injury lay-off, conceding only five runs to Australia, before Yuzvendra Chahal gave away 11 runs. Marnus Labuschagne (34) played a powerful sweep forward of square on the fourth ball of 36th over by Chahal for four runs before he swept the last ball of that over safely behind square for another boundary. Australia 246/2 (37 overs)

 

29 November 2020, 11:51 AM

Hardik Pandya has been called into the attack to bowl!

29 November 2020, 11:49 AM

FIFTY!! Steve Smith has brought up yet another half-century off 38 deliveries. He reached the mark with one run by pulling the last ball of 34th over by Navdeep Saini to fine leg, before smashing Mayank Agarwal for back-to-back boundaries in the next over. Australia 230/2 (35 overs) 

29 November 2020, 11:38 AM

Steve Smith (46), who is inching closer to a half-century, smashed the fifth ball from Navdeep Saini in the 31st over to the bowler's right for four runs before he flicked the very next delivery to the fine leg fence for another boundary. Australia have crossed the 200-run mark against the Men in Blue. Australia 203/2 (32 overs)

29 November 2020, 11:26 AM

Steve Smith (21) and Marnus Labuschagne (5) are currently batting at the crease and looking to stich a partnership after losing David Warner (83) and Aaron Finch (60) in quick succession. Smith hammered the first ball of 27th over by Jasprit Bumrah through point for four runs before he smashed Ravindra Jadeja for another boundary and a six in the 30th over.Australia 187/2 (30 overs)

 

29 November 2020, 11:11 AM

WICKET!! Australian opener David Warner, who was approaching a century, got run out for 83 following a superb direct hit from Shreyas Iyer from long-off on the third delivery of the 26th over by Ravindra Jadeja. Australia 157/2 (26 overs)

29 November 2020, 10:56 AM

WICKET!! Mohammed Shami has finally managed to give breakthrough to India by removing Aaron Finch for 60. The Australian skipper was caught by his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli at extra cover on the fifth ball of the 23rd over. With this, a 142-run stand between Finch and Warner (78) has also come to an end.Australia 142/1 (23 overs)

29 November 2020, 10:48 AM

Australia added 14 more runs to the scoreboard in the last three overs. David Warner (70) lofted the fourth delivery of the 17th over just over long-on for a maximum, while Aaron Finch (43) is approaching a half-century. The Indian bowlers desperately need to break this partnership now in order to avoid the hosts put up a huge total.Australia 117/0 (20 overs)

29 November 2020, 10:34 AM

David Warner and Aaron Finch continue to stand strong at the crease at their respective scores of 59 and 38 as Austalia have crossed the 100-run mark against India. Australia 101/0 (16 overs)

29 November 2020, 10:27 AM

Australian skipper Aaron Finch (36) pulled the third delivery of the 14th over by Jasprit Bumrah behind square to fine leg for four runs before he played a glorious cover drive on the fifth ball for another boundary. The hosts are approaching a 100-run mark and the Men in Blue are desperately looking for a breakthrough now. Australia 95/0 (15 overs)

29 November 2020, 10:12 AM

FIFTY!! Opener David Warner has brought up yet another half-century off just 39 deliveries. He achieved the mark by picking up a single on the fifth ball of the 11th over by Yuzvendra Chahal. Australia 71/0 (11 overs)

29 November 2020, 09:59 AM

11 runs off the last two overs. David Warner (37) played a pull shot on the fifth ball of the eighth over by Mohammed Shami to the wide of mid-on for four runs before he cut the very next ball up and over point for another boundary. Australia have crossed the 50-run mark against India. Australia 52/0 (9 overs)

29 November 2020, 09:49 AM

David Warner (29) pulled the first ball of the fifth over by Navdeep Saini over square leg for a maximum before he once again smashed the Indian bowler for two boundaries in the seventh over. Warner and Finch (11) are looking to stitch a good first-wicket stand after a slow start. Australia 41/0 (7 overs)

29 November 2020, 09:36 AM

14 runs off the last two overs. Skipper Aaron Finch (8) flicked the last delivery of the third over by Mohammed Shami to fine leg to get off the mark with a single before he smashed the fifth delivery of the next over by Jasprit Bumrah off the pads behind square for four runs. Australia 18/0 (4 overs)

29 November 2020, 09:27 AM

Aaron Finch and David Warner have made a slow start to their innings, having added just four runs in the first two overs.Warner (4) got off the mark by cutting the third delivery of the first over by Shami beautifully forward of point for four runs. Australia 10/0 (2 overs)

29 November 2020, 09:09 AM

David Warner and Aaron Finch have walked down the crease to begin Australia's innings.Mohammed Shami to open the proceedings for India.

29 November 2020, 08:51 AM

Australia have made just one change in their Playing XI. Only the one change for Australia with Moises Henriques comes in place of Marcus Stoinis, who picked up a side injuy in the opening ODI. India are going into the match with an unchanged XI.

29 November 2020, 08:50 AM

LINEUPS:

Australia Playing XI: David Warner, Aaron Finch (capt), Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Moises Henriques, Alex Carey (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.

India Playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli (capt), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah,  Yuzvendra Chahal.