Australia Beats India By Seven Wickets To Clinch The Two Match T20 Series By 2-0

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Maxwell powers Australia to their first T20 series win against India on Indian soil overshadowing the efforts of Virat Kohli. India did well to post up a total of 190 but the bowling was not up to the mark in today’s game.
Aaron Finch won the toss and put India into bat. Opener KL Rahul gave his team a brisk start with his 47 runs off 26 deliveries but Australia hit back with a couple of wickets to check the opposition surge followed by a brilliant 100 run partnership between Kohli and MS Dhoni but the hero of yesterday’s match was Glenn Maxwell who scored his third International T20 hundred. He also became the third cricketer to score three International T20 hundred after Rohit Sharma and Colin Munro.
Australia started off poor with Stoinis and Finch falling in first 4 overs but Maxwell threatened bowlers at his will.
There is not much we can talk about the Indian bowlers and if the idea was to see if Siddharth Kaul can be death over bowler instead of what Umesh Yadav did in the last match then 45 runs in 3.4 overs are not good figures and it was not his last over that was decisive but the second last over in which he went for a six then a no-ball six and that was a crucial moment in the match. Bumrah pulled back as usual but just not enough. India was clearly poor with its bowling last night, there were only 5 bowlers to play, including Vijay Shankar who did not bowl a single delivery in the last series against New Zealand and to the bowl full quota of 4 overs was not that easy but he did a good job for the team by picking up two crucial wickets.
Now India has lost 4 T20 matches out of last 5 against New Zealand and now against Australia. Just like winning is a habit, losing can also be. So India has to take care of this keeping in mind that the world cup is not so far away but India is just experimenting with the players and giving enough opportunities to everyone and there is not much to bother if we see from their point of view.
There were two completely different sides playing in this series. India, playing to experiment and test the bench. Australia, who was playing to win. While the visitor’s aim has been achieved by this thumping 2-0 victory, one wonders if Virat Kohli and the Indian management are sorted in their heads about their World Cup plans now. There are still five ODI matches to go before the World Cup, the first match beginning on 2 March. It will give India the last chance to fix the loopholes and ascertain the World Cup squad.

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