Batsmen seals series sweep for India

Australia v India, 3rd T20I, Sydney
Ashish Nehra removed the in-form Usman Khawaja early after Australia chose to bat© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesAshish Nehra removed the in-form Usman Khawaja early after Australia chose to bat
Shane Watson then took control of the hosts' innings© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesShane Watson then took control of the hosts' innings
India kept striking with middle-order wickets© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesIndia kept striking with middle-order wickets
But Watson carried on at the other end, with 10 fours and six sixes in his 71-ball 124*. His innings drove Australia to 5 for 197© Cricket Australia/Getty Images
© Cricket Australia/Getty ImagesBut Watson carried on at the other end, with 10 fours and six sixes in his 71-ball 124*. His innings drove Australia to 5 for 197

124*

Watson's innings is the second-highest score in a T20I, after Aaron Finch's 156

119

The previous highest score by a captain in T20Is, scored by Faf du Plessis. Watson surpassed that figure on Sunday

After Shikhar Dhawan had powered India's start, Rohit Sharma steered the visitors to 1 for 102 at the halfway mark of the chase© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesAfter Shikhar Dhawan had powered India's start, Rohit Sharma steered the visitors to 1 for 102 at the halfway mark of the chase
He had support from Virat Kohli, who chipped in with his third straight fifty of the series© AFP
© AFPHe had support from Virat Kohli, who chipped in with his third straight fifty of the series
With 51 needed off the last five overs, Suresh Raina (49 not out off 25) kept India's chase going© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesWith 51 needed off the last five overs, Suresh Raina (49 not out off 25) kept India's chase going
Raina added 53 runs for the fourth wicket with Yuvraj Singh, and hit a four off the last ball to ensure a 3-0 sweep for India© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesRaina added 53 runs for the fourth wicket with Yuvraj Singh, and hit a four off the last ball to ensure a 3-0 sweep for India

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  •   Ashik Islam on February 1, 2016, 16:08 GMT

    great victory by india.... its a remarkable win after chasing 202 in 2013 vs aus, and its a consucative 4 wins vs australia,,,,,

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