India vs Aus, 5th ODI: As it happened...

Live updates from 5th ODI between India and Australia being played at Sydney Cricket Ground.

By Rajdeep Saha | Last Updated: Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 17:34

Sydney: 5th ODI between India and Australia being played at Sydney Cricket Ground.

India won the toss and put Australia into bat.

Aussies post a mammoth 330/7 as David Warner and Mitchell Marsh hit tons. Debutant Bumrah picks two wickets for India.

In their chase India got off to a good start by Shikhar Dhawan (78) and Rohit Sharma (99). Manish Pandey (104) and MS Dhoni (34) guided the side to a famous four-wicket win. Australia pocket the series 4-1.

23 January 2016, 16:41 PM

Over 50 | Score 331/4 | (Pandey 104, Mann 0)

A wide by Marsh to start with. 12 needed from six. Dhoni answers with a six. What a shot in this pressure situation. Dhoni holds out to Warner and the match is in balance still. Well made 34 by the skipper. A four sees Pandey strike his maiden ODI ton. What an innings! Two runs next sees India win.

MS Dhoni c Warner b MR Marsh 34 (42b)

23 January 2016, 16:34 PM

Over 49 | Score 318/3 | (Pandey 98, Dhoni 28)

Dhoni scores a quick single before Pandey goes big and only manages to get a single. Clever slower ones from Faulkner. Another brace taken, good running from the duo. A leg-bye comes next as Faulkner is rolling some nice slower ones from his fingers. Pandey gets a brace as Aussies field well to release the ball quickly. Another brace takes him to 98 runs. 13 needed from last over. 

23 January 2016, 16:29 PM

Over 48 | Score 308/3 | (Pandey 93, Dhoni 25)

Pandey gets a much needed boundary after a single from the first ball. Pandey gets into the 90's, A single comes next, India need some Dhoni magic here now. They run superbly to get a brace. Dhoni powers through mid-off and gets a four. That was a sheer powerful shot. A single comes from the last ball. 

23 January 2016, 16:25 PM

Over 47 | Score 296/3 | (Pandey 84, Dhoni 21)

Five runs come from the first three balls and what Aussies have done well here is drying up the boundaries. 3 dot balls follow next, this is good stuff from Faulkner. 

23 January 2016, 16:20 PM

Over 46 | Score 291/3 | (Pandey 84, Dhoni 17)

Three singles from the first three balls before Pandey gets a top edge and Bailey dives but misses. Dhoni follows it up a single. Six runs come from the over. Required run-rate rises above nine runs. Aussies are bowling superbly here and Marsh gets a dot before Dhoni gets a desperate shot that falls just short off Faulkner.  Pandey hits a nice shot and Smith pulls off a glaring save off the boundary. Another dot ball follows and India's asking rate increases. A wide next allows a free run. Marsh fields well to get a dot ball again. Two come from the last ball. 

23 January 2016, 16:10 PM

Over 44 | Score 279/3 | (Pandey 77, Dhoni 14)

Six runs come from Lyon's over. Good bowling in these circumstances. Boland bowls and India manage to keep the scorecard ticking as no boundaries are being hit though. Aussies will be happy to up the run-rate required for India. 

23 January 2016, 16:01 PM

Over 42 | Score 266/3 | (Pandey 70, Dhoni 8)

Dhoni goes for a swing and Lyon drops him. A straight catch dropped by Lyon here. Pandey hits in the gap for a brace. He is key here for India's chances. Young Pandey makes room and gets the ball past the fence for a four. Superb shot here and Boland sees a brace taken off the next ball. 

23 January 2016, 15:57 PM

Over 41 | Score 257/3 | (Pandey 62, Dhoni 7)

Hastings bowls his last over and Pandey gets a vital four runs. Boland then comes and ties up Dhoni as only two runs come from it. Dhoni is eating a lot of balls here as Lyon too comes in and restricts Dhoni. A ball down the leg side and India get a wide. Pandey sweeps and misses. 

23 January 2016, 15:45 PM

Over 38 | Score 246/3 | (Pandey 55, Dhoni 4)

Three runs come from Mitchell Marsh's over as Dhoni, Pandey look to get singles. Pandey then scores brace of two successive balls and his fifty too comes up. He gets another couple after placing a short ball towards midwicket region. Eight come from Hasting's over. Boland comes to bowl and after a dot, India pick three singles. Dhoni will need to be calm here and with his pedigree, India can win it. Four runs come from that Boland over. 

23 January 2016, 15:34 PM

Over 35 | Score 231/3 | (Pandey 45, Dhoni 0)

Oops a daisy! Everything is happening here. First Sharma offers a catch which Shaun Marsh drops. He then hits a four and a brace to get to 99 and nicks a Hastings ball to Wade. Dhoni comes and survives a LBW appeal. 

Rohit c Wade b Hastings 99 (108)

23 January 2016, 15:12 PM

Over 31 | Score 204/2 | (Rohit 81, Pandey 35)

Faulkner bowls a supreme over keeping it tight and straight, which sees him give away just two singles. Smith replaces Lyon to bowl and his plan doesn't work as Pandey rocks back to hit a four through the square-leg boundary. Eight runs are conceded before Pandey gets a brace to bring the 50-run partnership. Sharma then smashes him for a four as India find momentum in the last two overs. Pandey eases through the backward square leg boundary off Smith and then Rohit gets on the act as well. 12 runs and India's 200 runs too come up. 

23 January 2016, 14:56 PM

Over 27 | Score 172/2 | (Rohit 67, Pandey 17)

Lyon comes back and in the fourth ball Pander sweeps him for a four. Boland then rolls out an excellent over bowling some back of a length balls and keeping it tight. Lyon continues and Sharma gets a single before Pandey makes room and places the ball for four. A single follows before Marsh dives to save a brace from the boundary ropes. 10 comes from the over. 

23 January 2016, 14:47 PM

Over 24 | Score 154/2 | (Rohit 61, Pandey 3)

After three dots, Rohit gets a three that also saw some very good fielding by Shaun Marsh. A single then sees him get to his 50. Hastings has been the best bowler of the match so far and he bowls a good over that also sees Rohit playing through the slips as the ball hits Smith's fingers and run to the boundary. Boland comes in and Sharma smashes a six. India well ahead here but need to keep their cool and not lose any more wickets. 

23 January 2016, 14:33 PM

Over 21 | Score 134/2 | (Rohit 46, Pandey 0)

Kohli hits a four off Marsh with a sublime cover drive. He then plays another drive for a brace. Next over sees Hastings get his 2nd wicket as Kohli nicks a ball to Wade. Nicely planned by Australia here, Smith is delighted. Blow for India here and Pandey comes into bat. Wicket-maiden for Hastings.

V Kohli c Wade b Hastings 8 (11b)

23 January 2016, 14:23 PM

Over 19 | Score 127/1 | (Rohit 46, Kohli 1)

Lyon continues and he needs to get a wicket. After four good balls, Dhawan finds the gap and steers it for a four through point. Dhawan then continues his brilliance and comes forward and places it over short third man for a four.  Rohit then picks a brace. India moving along nicely at the moment. Hastings is brought back and he bowls a loose ball which Dhawan dictates with ease. He then makes room and slashes hard before Shaun Marsh takes a blinder at the boundary. India lose their first wicket. Kohli comes to bat, he now needs to build a platform with Rohit. Kohli hits a ball through to 3rd man and the ball hits the spider-cam and is signalled a dead ball. Two wides follow before Kohli gets off the mark.

S Dhawan c SE Marsh b Hastings 78 (65)

23 January 2016, 14:07 PM

Over 16 | Score 105/0 | (Dhawan 63, Rohit 42)

Dhawan gets a single before Rohit is watchful in the next three balls off Faulkner. Then a VVS Laxman type shot past midwicket sees Rohit get a boundary. Last ball is defended again. Lyon continues and Dhawan gets a single with a sweep. A lovely chip over midwicket sees Rohit pick a single, two more comes from the over. Nice comeback from Lyon here. Faulkner continues and Sharma drives to the off side for a single. Two more follow and 100 comes up for India. Interestingly, Aussies haven't conceded a single extra. Dhawan heaves for two runs as the scorecard ticks along. A loose ball sees Rohit cut and Marsh dives to save a boundary. 

23 January 2016, 13:56 PM

Over 13 | Score 88/0 | (Dhawan 56, Rohit 32)

Faulkner goes slightly full and Rohit seizes the opportunity to drive the ball for a four. One more run comes from it. Lyon is introduced and some spin will be seen. Dhawan gets on one knee and sweeps it for a six in the third ball. Dhawan gets to his fifty. A clever mind sees him picking a single next. 10 runs come from that over. 

23 January 2016, 13:49 PM

Over 11 | Score 73/0 | (Dhawan 49, Rohit 24)

Mitchell Marsh is brought in and that doesn't work as Dhawan slams one for a huge six as the ball was pitched full on leg and middle. Another fabulous shot sees a drive through mid-off for four. James Faulkner comes in to bowl and produces a tight over getting it to pitch at middle and offering no room. Marsh continues and three singles are taken before Dhawan's mistimed shot sees the ball hit straight to the fielder. Another two runs follow. 

23 January 2016, 13:37 PM

Over 8 | Score 52/0 | (Dhawan 35, Rohit 17)

Boland continues and Dhawan clips wide of mid-on to pick a brace. Four runs come from that over. Indian get a move on next over as Rohit smashes a lovely square drive past point off Hastings. Dhawan picks a brace after hitting through midwicket. Dhawan then cuts past point boundary in the next over as Boland concedes eight. Next over sees Hastings get punished as Dhawan gets a six and a four. Boland bowls poorly in the leg side and it is easy back to back pickings for Rohit who flicks through midwicket for four. Dhawan then hits a lofted shot past square leg for a four. Big over that! 50 up for India.

23 January 2016, 13:18 PM

Over 3 | Score 8/0 | (Dhawan 6, Rohit 2)

Hastings starts off with the proceedings and bowls a good length and line. Smith will be happy with the start. Boland comes in to bowl and gives no width at all as Indian duo are watchful at the moment. Another good over by Hastings, there was a close call of a run-out and Dhawan survives. No loose balls yet in these three overs. 


23 January 2016, 12:36 PM

Over 50 | Score 330/7 | (Marsh 102, Hastings 2)

Marsh slashes Dhawan for a four through cover region before he smacks Ishant for another four in the next over. 21 runs come from these two overs as Aussies are cashing in big time. Wade then smashed Umesh over the backward square leg boundary for a six. Next ball he top edges to MSD and departs. Wade has done his job. Faulkner comes in and goes first ball after Bumrah gets a wicket off a yorker. The youngster has had a good debut game. Only three runs come from Bumrah showing he has done a terrific job. Ishant bowls the last over and Marsh gets a brace to get to his 100 runs. Marsh gets hit in the next ball as he groans in pain. Ishant bowls a tight end over ensuring Aus finish at 330/7.

JP Faulkner b Bumrah 1 (3b)

MS Wade c Dhoni b Yadav 36 (27b)

23 January 2016, 12:11 PM

Over 45 | Score 292/5 | (Marsh 82, Wade 22)

Jadeja continues and Marsh hits a shot through backward point for four. Seven runs come from that over. Wade then gets a thick edge as the ball races towards the thirdman boundary for four. Eight run comes from it as Aussies get important runs. Jadeja then ends his spell with singles and a brace nudged in his over. Dhawan disarrays in line and Wade guides it past midwicket boundary for four. Big over that as 12 come from it. Bumrah comes to bowl as the fifty-run partnership between the duo comes up. The youngster sees Marsh plant a huge six over midwicket fence. 

23 January 2016, 11:48 AM

Over 40 | Score 249/5 | (Marsh 63, Wade 1)

Warner smashes a superb four past Manish Pandey at short-extra cover. Next ball he departs after Ishant bowls a slower one as Warner makes room to slice an uppercut to short third-man and is out. Matthew Wade is the new man in. Dhoni brings back struggling Umesh and Marsh gets a brace of the 1st ball. He then slams a four between the bowler and mid-off. Two more singles follow. Another short ball sees Marsh get in command and pull the ball for a boundary. Poor bowling this from Umesh. 14 runs come from that over. 

DA Warner c Jadeja b I Sharma 122 (113b)

23 January 2016, 11:37 AM

Over 38 | Score 229/4 | (Warner 117, Marsh 50)

It's all going well for Australia as the run-rate creeps over six. The 100-run partnership comes between Warner and Marsh. Warner smashes ishant for a four through mid-off and extra cover. In the same over he clears his front leg and swings through the line to hit a huge six. Bumrah bowls and with a single Marsh gets to his fifty. What a knock by Marsh here. He has played a sublime supporting role. Australia are in command here after losing four quick wickets. Bumrah bowls a good over, but MSD needs a wicket or two.

23 January 2016, 11:23 AM

Over 36 | Score 211/4 | (Warner 101, Marsh 48)

Warner smashes ton. After a solid 93 in Canberra, he gets to a 100 here too. Mitchell Marsh meanwhile, has justified his stay with a fluent knock so far. The partnership between the duo is nearing 100 runs as Indian bowlers are lacking ideas against this counter attack. They need wickets as Aussies are in a good platform to score more than 300 runs with 14 overs to go.

23 January 2016, 10:57 AM

Over 30 | Score 176/4 | (Warner 89, Marsh 25)

Marsh attacks Gurkeerat and gets successful. Runs have continued to flow with Warner in the middle. The Aussie start who made a 93 in his last innings, is closing in on a ton. Marsh has made sure he is sensible and rotating the strike well. Jadeja has been bowling well but Umesh Yadav has been India's poorest performer. He comes back to bowl and although Warner gets lucky with an edge through vacant slips for four. Marsh then smashes two fours through the off side. 


23 January 2016, 10:31 AM

Over 23 | Score 120/4 | (Warner 59, Marsh 1)

Warner swipes over long-on and welcomes Jadeja with a four. Three more runs come from that over. Mann is introduced by MSD and tosses it up as Warner mistimes a sweep. Next ball Marsh departs after a run-out. Warner cuts to deep point and calls for two, the throw hits Mann's knees and hits the stumps. Mitchell Marsh comes in and two more runs come from the over. Jadeja then bowls a fantastic over to Marsh and gives just a single. 

SE Marsh run out 7 (14b)

23 January 2016, 10:22 AM

Over 20 | Score 109/3 | (Warner 50, Marsh 7)

Bumrah and Dhawan continue as Shaun Marsh looks to stay at the crease alongside Warner who has been looking in great touch. Ishant has been brought back and he bowls a decent over for three runs. He will be the key for India being the senior figure. Warner then cuts past point for a couple off Dhawan before hitting a huge six over cover. Ishant then gives away four singles as Warner gets to his fifty.

23 January 2016, 10:03 AM

Over 15 | Score 78/3 | (Warner 32, Marsh 0)

Five runs come from Dhawan's over with Bailey getting three singles. Bumrah then steps up and bowls a decent over. Just four comes from it. The duo will have to keep the runs in check and bowl well. Warner calmly just lofts Dhawan's first ball over mid-off​ for four. Bailey then is foxed by a slow ball and gets a leading edge as Ishant completes an easy catch at mid-on.

GJ Bailey c I Sharma b R Dhawan 6 (14b)

23 January 2016, 09:44 AM

Over 12 | Score 64/2 | (Warner 26, Bailey 0)

Australia's Warner and Smith went on strong as they dictated the Indian bowlers. Umesh Yadav has been a prime target. Meanwhile, debutant Bumrah is sharing the ball with Rishi Dhawan. The debutant looks in good shape and in his third over he picks Smith who pulls straight to short midwicket. Rohit with the catch.

SPD Smith c RG Sharma b Bumrah 28 (37b)

23 January 2016, 09:27 AM

Over 9 | Score 53/1 | (Warner 19, Smith 14)

After the loss of Finch, both Warner and Smith are going on well at the moment. They have got the odd boundaries and have kept the scorecard ticking along. Yadav has been disarray at times and consistency is needed. Fifty is up for the hosts and India need to break this partnership.

23 January 2016, 08:59 AM

Over 2 | Score 12/1 | (Warner 6, Smith 0)

Ishant starts off with the proceedings and Finch gets an inside edge as the ball goes towards leg side and he picks up a brace. Finch then lashes out to a short wide ball but finds Jadeja saving a boundary. Finch then hits through over mid-off for four. Ishant then gets Finch with a ball that hit him outside the line of off stump and the umpire didn't hesitate as he wasn't offering a shot. Umesh Yadav comes in to bowl and gives six runs with Warner getting a four through covers.

AJ Finch lbw b I Sharma 6 (6b)

23 January 2016, 08:49 AM


Australia: AJ Finch, DA Warner, SPD Smith*, GJ Bailey, SE Marsh, MR Marsh, MS Wade, JP Faulkner, JW Hastings,SM Boland, NM Lyon

India: RG Sharma, S Dhawan, V Kohli, MK Pandey, MS Dhoni, Gurkeerat Singh, RA Jadeja, R Dhawan, JJ Bumrah, UT Yadav, I Sharma