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The series provides a good opportunity to for both the sides to claim number one position in ODIs. Rohit was dropped on 67 by stumper Peter Handscomb off Cummins but could not make full use of the chance and soon miscued one from Coulter-Nile to be caught by Hilton Cartwright at deep mid-wicket. Australia earlier this year toured India for the four-match Test series, which they lost 2-1. Lovely shot from Rohit as he presses forward and effortlessly lofts it to deep extra cover.
Retrieved 25 Difference 2017. We use the following types of cookies: Persistent Cookies We use persistent cookies to improve your experience of using the sites. Catch highlights of India vs Australia 5th ODI here. Series against Australia marks another packed home schedule for India. Bhuvneshwar Kumar returns to the north in the 44th over, and strikes in the very first delivery. Australia did gain the upper hand on a few occasions, but in the end, India turned out to be the superior side, producing moments of brilliance in all three departments. Rahane nears 50 as he caresses the gap at servile cover for a boundary. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
Looks like he hasn't accepted defeat yet, and is determined to fight till his last breath. They are going to have score plenty of runs though, because restricting India to 350 appears like it might be a small victory without seeing the pitches.
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India vs Australia, 5th ODI, Nagpur, highlights: Rohit 125 gives IND 7-wkt win, clinch series 4-1 Rohit Sharma slammed his 14th century and went past 6000 runs while Ajinkya Rahane slammed his fourth consecutive fifty as India won the match by seven wickets and clinched the series 4-1. Catch highlights of India vs Australia 5th ODI here. Updated: Oct 01, 2017 21:25 IST Rohit Sharma slammed his 14th century, sixth versus Australia and went past 6000 runs while Ajinkya Rahane slammed his fourth consecutive half-century in the series. India thrashed Australia by seven wickets to clinch the series 4-1 and seal the No. Catch highlights of India vs Australia 5th ODI here. Lots of positives to come out of this series. Bhuvi and Bumrah have been outstanding for us. When Umesh and Shami got their opportunity they were pretty good as well. And those two wristspinners in the middle overs, and all the batsmen. Hardik Pandya the biggest example, earning the Man of the Series. Once I got my eye in, it was just about rotating and staying ahead of the run rate all the time. I would love to have such a record against all the teams. One of our top four needed to make a big score. Lost wickets in clumps again. Just need to get the right balance of the way we want to play and get consistent performances. Still got to try and keep a positive frame of mind. It was easier to bowl to the middle order when Warner and Finch, who have IPL experience, get out. For that reason this was my best innings of the series. Me and Rohit complement each other, we know our strengths, we wanted to time the ball and get a good opening partnership, that gave us the momentum 8:55 PM IST: Kuldeep Yadav: It was a tough series for me. I prepared well before the first game and it is difficult to bowl against these batsmen. We always look for wickets, all the spinners look to take wickets in the middle order 8:47 PM IST: Two fours from Manish Pandey and India have clinched the match by seven wickets. They have won the series 4-1 and have sealed the No. Great times for Indian cricket. Kedar Jadhav and Manish Pandey will be hoping to stay till the end. One shot too many and Kohli lofts a flighted delivery straight to long off. Virat Kohli c Stoinis b Zampa 39 55. Rohit miscues the pull shot and is caught at deep mid wicket. Ends a magnificent knock. Rohit Sharma c Coulter-Nile b Zampa 125 109. India need 31 off 72. This has been a comprehensive display. He is the leading run-getter in the series and it will be fitting if he stays there till the end. Rohit Sharma, you beauty. Gets to his 14th ton and 6th vs Australia with a six. India closing in on victory. His magnificent form continues as he nears a brilliant ton. He is closing in on a special knock. India are nearing the target. Australia need some quick wickets. India need less than a 100 to secure victory. Lovely shot from Rohit as he presses forward and effortlessly lofts it to deep extra cover. India need 101 more to go No. With Australia posting a moderate score, every run must be saved. Meanwhile, is batting strongly. Coulter-Nile provides Australia the breakthrough. Rahane shuffles a bit and looks to work it to mid wicket but gets hit on the pad, umpire Marais Erasmus gives it out and India review, replays show it would have hit leg stump. Ajinkya Rahane LBW Nathan Coulter-Nile 61 74. Rahane looks to ramp a length ball from Faulkner but Wade spills the catch. Nothing going right for Australia. Australia are not able to stop the flow of runs. Glenn Maxwell is on the field as a substitute. He gets there in style as he wallops Faulkner straight down the ground. Brilliant batting by the two Mumbai batsmen. Both Mumbai batsmen are taking the game away from Australia. This is now three consecutive 100-plus opening stands. He is in great form and India are coasting. Rohit Sharma and sixes. He loves to hit. He follows it up with a boundary off Head. This is great batting. Rohit and Rahane looking in great touch again. Rahane nears 50 as he caresses the gap at extra cover for a boundary. Australia struggling to contain the flow of runs. Zampa gets this legbreak to rip away sharply as Rohit gets the edge and the ball just misses the off stump. You have to feel for Australia as the leggie concedes 12 runs in his second over. India are looking comfortable for the moment as they take singles easily. The ball is keeping low as well. Stroke making might not be easy on this pitch. India need exactly 200 runs to win. Rohit lap-pulls a short ball on leg stump from Marcus Stoinis for a boundary to long leg. Australia cannot afford the opening stand to prosper. Only four runs conceded but Rohit Sharma is looking good again with a boundary. He achieved the milestone in his 42nd match, three better than Sourav Ganguly. India have made a steady start but Australia are bowling well. However, they are not creating much chances. Rohit Sharma finally gets off the mark after 14 balls with a straight drive past mid off and follows it up with yet another four. This is a steady start. Cummins and Coulter-Nile are bowling at good pace. But, Rahane is in great form by punching Cummins down the ground for a classy boundary. Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane are out in the middle. Pat Cummins to start proceedings. A below par score considering the start but India will be favourites to chase this total down. Low full toss from Bumrah and Wade slices it straight to deep point. Matthew Wade c Rahane b Bumrah 20 18. Can Australia get to 250? Can Australia reach 250? The third umpire confirmed that the ball did not carry to the keeper on the full. Bumrah strikes and Australia stutter further. Bumrah gets this good length delivery to nip back in and trap Stoinis in front, the batsman appeals but the impact was just in line and was hitting the stumps. Marcus Stoinis LBW Bumrah 46 63. You can follow them in the links given above. Axar built the pressure nicely and the 87-run stand is broken. The left-armer floats the delivery on middle and off and Head just misses the whip to mid wicket. Travis Head b Axar Patel 42 59. Stoinis reviews and replays show that there was an inside edge. Australia making a move on 4:02 PM IST: Jasprit Bumrah continues to keep things tight for the hosts. Australia are rebuilding and they will be aiming to build upon this stand. India go for the review as Head misses the sweep, no spike on Real Time Snicko and Head survives. Head smashed a boundary off him while Marcus Stoinis launched him for a six over long on. Another good spell from Jadhav but the end was not all that great. They would be hoping to cross 250 on this sluggish deck. India aiming to restrict Australia as they get through their overs quickly. Axar gets this delivery to straighten on off stump and Stoinis pokes at it, the edge flies past Dhoni and slip for a streaky boundary to third man. The onus is now on Marcus Stoinis and Head to get Australia back on track. Horror shot from Handscomb. He goes for the sweep and top-edges it, Rahane runs back from slip and takes the catch. Peter Handscomb c Rahane b Axar Patel 13 17. India on top now. Warner comes down the track and hits the lofted shot straight to long on where Manish Pandey runs to his left to take the catch. David Warner c Pandey b Axar 53 62. Warner is the key. Jadhav the golden arm does it again. Flatter delivery and it skids straight on, Smith misses the sweep and is trapped in front. That would have hit middle stump. Steve Smith LBW Jadhav 16 25. Great batting from him 2:46 PM IST: India have pulled things back remarkably after Finch and Warner gave a great start. Can he build on his 100 in Bangalore? India are trying to claw back in the contest. Finch miscues the lofted drive and Bumrah runs to his left at cover and slides to take the catch, however, the ball pops out of his hand but he manages to hold on, third umpire has a look but the catch is clean. Aaron Finch c Bumrah b Pandya 32 26. Two deliveries on the leg side and Finch flicks it to deep backward square leg for two consecutive fours. On the fifth ball, he presents the full face of the bat to punch it down the ground to long on. Once again, Australia making a solid start after a cautious couple of overs. Australia making a good start. He is in great form and he is continuing his good run. Good start this for India. Good start for India. Can they maintain the discipline and accuracy? Two runs in the first over. Bumrah to open from the other end. Bhuvneshwar Kumar to begin proceedings. However, if Australia win, India stay No. Australia Playing XI : David Warner, Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Steven Smith c , Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade w , James Faulkner, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa India Playing XI : Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli c , Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni w , Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav 1:06 PM IST: Three changes for the Indian team. Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav come back in to the Indian team. James Faulkner replaces Kane Richardson in the Australia team. Good omen for India or will third time be the charm for the Aussies? Whoever wins it will probably look to bat second. In fact, of seven previous matches that have taken place in Nagpur, the team batting first has won twice while five victories were achieved by the teams batting second. However, Umesh Yadav is in favour of this rotation policy for pacers. Click to find out why. Will they be able to take more? But according to the , fans can expect a sporting pitch that will have plenty of runs in it. Having rested their two main bowlers — Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah — in the fourth ODI in Bangalore, India may be tempted to rework their bowling line-up today. But there will be lot of focus on local lad Umesh Yadav, who should retain his place. The VCA ground has not hosted a ODI since October 2013 but the pitch here has traditionally produced plenty of runs. This is a new wicket and unlikely to deny the fans a run feast. India have won both of their previous encounters with Australia at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur. First Published: Oct 01, 2017 09:52 IST.