Calm Pandey wins India a thriller

Australia v India, 5th ODI, Sydney
After choosing to bowl, India struck early through Ishant Sharma. The pacer got one to duck back in to have Aaron Finch lbw in the first over© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesAfter choosing to bowl, India struck early through Ishant Sharma. The pacer got one to duck back in to have Aaron Finch lbw in the first over
Debutant Jasprit Bumrah then removed Steven Smith for 28© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesDebutant Jasprit Bumrah then removed Steven Smith for 28
George Bailey and Shaun Marsh also failed as Australia were reduced to 4 for 117 within 22 overs© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesGeorge Bailey and Shaun Marsh also failed as Australia were reduced to 4 for 117 within 22 overs
David Warner and Mitchell Marsh, however, combined well to lift Australia with an 118-run partnership© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesDavid Warner and Mitchell Marsh, however, combined well to lift Australia with an 118-run partnership
Both batsmen hit centuries, but the hosts lost momentum in the death© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesBoth batsmen hit centuries, but the hosts lost momentum in the death
After having conceded only seven runs from the last two overs, India, led by Shikhar Dhawan, started positively in the chase of 331© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesAfter having conceded only seven runs from the last two overs, India, led by Shikhar Dhawan, started positively in the chase of 331
Shikhar found good company from Rohit Sharma as they added 123 together© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesShikhar found good company from Rohit Sharma as they added 123 together
The partnership ended when Shaun Marsh took a brilliant catch off John Hastings to remove Dhawan for 78 off 56 balls© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesThe partnership ended when Shaun Marsh took a brilliant catch off John Hastings to remove Dhawan for 78 off 56 balls
Rohit was soon dismissed, for 99, as Hastings accounted for India's top three© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesRohit was soon dismissed, for 99, as Hastings accounted for India's top three
Manish Pandey, though, played a fluent hand...© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesManish Pandey, though, played a fluent hand...
...while Dhoni pitched in with 34© Getty Images
© Getty Images...while Dhoni pitched in with 34
Pandey struck his maiden international century and helped India take 13 off the final over to guide his side to a consolation win© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesPandey struck his maiden international century and helped India take 13 off the final over to guide his side to a consolation win

331

The highest successful chase by any team against Australia in Australia

2

Number of times Rohit has scored 400 or more runs in a bilateral ODI series, including this

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  • Chris on January 23, 2016, 22:52 GMT

    Why was Richardson dropped after a 5 wicket haul in Canberra??? AU selectors are WEIRD ....

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