Prime 5 / Prime 10
13 Mar 2019, 22:53 IST
Australia got here for fifth ODI after a powerful efficiency within the final sport. Particularly after successful the document chase at Mohali, they clearly appeared the robust aspect within the decider. The Australia captain Aaron Finch gained the toss and elected to bat first.
Usman Khawaja continued his brilliance with the bat and scored his second century in three ODIs. Peter Handscomb was the one different notable performer for Australia as he scored one other half-century on this sequence. Other than these two, there weren’t many notable performances from the visiting aspect. Indian bowlers exceeding nicely to limit Australia for 9/272 in 50 overs.
Because it was a tough chase, India wanted an honest begin. India misplaced each Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli early within the innings. Rohit Sharma confirmed some resilience with the bat and scored a half-century. Nevertheless, the opposite center order gamers didn’t capitalize on the chance. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kedar Jadhav promising innings but it surely was not sufficient as India misplaced the decider by 35 runs and misplaced their first ODI sequence since 2015 at house.
This was additionally Kohli’s first ODI sequence loss at house as a captain. India made some tactical errors which price them this sequence.
#three Too many modifications to the aspect
That is India’s final sequence earlier than the World Cup. So one can count on numerous experiments from India and it was seen in the previous few matches. Within the technique of discovering the suitable steadiness, India went on to make various modifications.
They tried KL Rahul within the fourth ODI at quantity three which didn’t go nicely. Ravindra Jadeja was dropped within the fourth ODI and was introduced again within the fifth ODI which clearly confirmed that India missed the real all-rounder like Hardik Pandya. India’s entrance line spinner Yuzvendra Chahal managed to play just one sport.
So, India appears in all places in the case of crew choice.
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