Player of the Match
Player of the Match
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    4.1 Welcome back Watto. He is celebrating again. He got a big wicket for Sydney Thunder in the BBL final not long ago, and he has got the big one. Sharma, who had nine lives, doesn't get another. The slower offcutter has been driven straight down the lap of mid-on 40/1
    4.5 two wickets in the first over for Watto. Those celebrations are back. Arms aloft. Slower bouncer, Dhawan shapes up to pull, but the ball hasn't arrived. He then looks to steer it, but is late on the attempt and the extra bounce takes the edge through to Wade 41/2
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    71
    9
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    163.63
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    34
    63
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    120.58
    19.2 Raina moves too far across and is bowled by a straight full toss. He has premeditated the ramp, but as he is bringing his bat across it hits the ground and gets a bit stuck there. Too late on the ball then 175/3
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    366.66
    Extras
    10 (lb 3, w 7)
    TOTAL
    188/3 (20 Overs, RR: 9.4)
    Fall of wickets: 1-40 (RG Sharma, 4.1 ov), 2-41 (S Dhawan, 4.5 ov), 3-175 (SK Raina, 19.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    SW Tait4045011.25115260
    KW Richardson4041010.2554000
    JP Faulkner4043110.7533200
    SR Watson402426.00113010
    CJ Boyce302307.6631100
    TM Head10909.0011000
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    9.2 the umpire didn't get to watch the previous delivery so Finch gives him an action replay sans the inside edge. He moves well across the stumps to try to sweep an offbreak, and is beaten again. Pitches within, straightens to hit middle. Dead plumb. Not so sure about the replay that is showing it pitched outside leg. That shake right at the last moment makes it look not right 89/3
    5.1 Bumrah has the wicket. He has clearly looked like India's most impressive bowler. Just difficult to read his pace with that unorthodox action. Warner sees a short ball, looks for the pull, but it hurries on to him, and he drags it from outside off and is caught at mid-on 47/1
    8.6 Smith gets a long send-off from Kohli. Smith looks to work this to leg, gets a massive leading edge to extra cover where Kohli takes the catch and gives it to Smith. Seems to be suggesting Smith had been chirping (perhaps when batting or when Kohli was batting) 89/2
    10.6 Jadeja has got another wicket. India have Australia where they want them. Like rabbits in headlights against spin. Head has not got a loose ball so far and tries to manufacture a sweep. Misses. Looks pretty dead. The umpire has no hesitation. Replays show impact is outside off. He has got himself outside the line of off 93/4
    14.6 Pandya has his wicket. The wide line has worked. This is another wide he has ruined. Second time in this over he has gone and played a delivery that would have been called a wide. The last time he nearly got caught at deep cover, this time he finds extra cover. Yuvraj takes an overhead catch. This seems to have hurt his hands, but Yuvraj has taken it nonetheless 124/6
    13.3 Nehra takes the nervous catch. India must think they are home and dry. Watson, under pressure, goes for the big sweep, and Ashwin's bounce takes the top edge. It is a skier, and Nehra somehow manages to never look comfortable under those. At short fine leg, he makes many a heart skip a beat before pouching this 110/5
    16.1 Pandya is on a hat-trick. Slower ball, on a length, in the slot, Wade looks to go for a six but skies it. Jadeja takes it calmly at deep midwicket 129/7
    17.2 and Bumrah has come back with a replay of how he dismissed Faulkner in the ODI. Yorker, at the stumps, and Faulkner looks to sweep, and is bowled. Game, set and match 143/8
    18.2 full and straight, Richardson mows across the line, Nehra hits the off stump 149/9
    19.3 all over. The debutants combine to get Boyce out. Bumrah does him in with the slower ball, Pandya takes an easy catch at mid-off. Eventually a comfortable win for India 151/10
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    Extras
    10 (lb 2, w 8)
    TOTAL
    151 all out (19.3 Overs, RR: 7.74)
    Fall of wickets: 1-47 (DA Warner, 5.1 ov), 2-89 (SPD Smith, 8.6 ov), 3-89 (AJ Finch, 9.2 ov), 4-93 (TM Head, 10.6 ov), 5-110 (SR Watson, 13.3 ov), 6-124 (CA Lynn, 14.6 ov), 7-129 (MS Wade, 16.1 ov), 8-143 (JP Faulkner, 17.2 ov), 9-149 (KW Richardson, 18.2 ov), 10-151 (CJ Boyce, 19.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    A Nehra403017.50124100
    R Ashwin402827.0081110
    JJ Bumrah3.302336.57102110
    RA Jadeja402125.2581000
    HH Pandya3037212.3351260
    Yuvraj Singh1010010.0010100

Match Details

Toss

Australia , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Series result

India led the 3-match series 1-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

19.08 start, First Session 19.08-20.33, Interval 20.33-20.53, Second Session 20.53-22.18

Match days

26 January 2016 - night match (20-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

India tour of Australia 2015-16 News

AUS falter, again

1

No. of times AUS have successfully chased down a target of 160 or more in T20Is out of 16 times. Their only successful chase came in the 2010 World T20 v Pak.

Hard luck

19

Runs conceded by Hardik Pandya in his first over - the most expensive first over bowled by a bowler making his debut for a full-member team in T20Is.

1000 T20I runs

2

Number of India batsmen to complete 1000 T20I runs including Suresh Raina, who reached the milestone in this game. Virat Kohli is the other.

Tait's Adelaide Oval

42

Wickets Shaun Tait has taken at the Adelaide Oval in T20s. No other bowlers has taken more wickets at any Australian venue in T20s.

Third time lucky?

2-0

Australia's win-loss record in T20Is at the Adelaide Oval.