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Match Day

837dThe Report by Brydon Coverdale at the MCG

Starc, Finch set up second Australia win

On a day when Australia and India each had a dominant opener - Rohit Sharma made 138 and Aaron Finch 96 - the difference between the sides was Mitchell Starc

837dSidharth Monga

Rohit finds the happy middle ground

Rohit Sharma's 138 at the MCG had a refreshing urgency, the lack of which has often confounded observers who believe he doesn't necessarily have to go slow at the start

837dBrydon Coverdale

Warner fined over Rohit spat

David Warner has defended his use of the words "speak English" during an on-field squabble with Rohit Sharma during Sunday's ODI at the MCG, but has been fined 50% of his match fee over the incident

837dBrydon Coverdale at the MCG

Starc makes hay in Johnson's absence

Despite the absence of Mitchell Johnson, Australia have had no trouble finding wickets or aggression, as Mitchell Starc has slotted in nicely as the team's strike bowler

837dBishen Jeswant

Starc six tops Chappell

Stats highlights from the second ODI of the Carlton Mid Tri-Series between India and Australia in Melbourne

1345dBrydon Coverdale

Pink ball undergoes broadcast trial

The seemingly inexorable push towards playing a day-night Test this year continued at the MCG on Sunday, when Channel Nine and Cricket Australia conducted a broadcast trial with pink balls

837dSidharth Monga at the MCG

Dhoni's late cut while 'keeping

Plays of the day from the second ODI of the Carlton Mid Tri-Series, between Australia and India in Melbourne

837dBrydon Coverdale

Bailey suspended for slow over-rate

Steven Smith will likely be called on to captain Australia in their next ODI against England in Hobart on Friday, with George Bailey suspended due to Australia's slow over-rate against India

837dSidharth Monga in Melbourne

Wary Dhoni admits to issues of niggles for India

MS Dhoni did not expand on his Test retirement, or who would open for India in their first tri-series game, but he did admit to players' workload needing management due to niggles

837dSidharth Monga at the MCG

Dhoni stifled by lack of late dashers

India's Nos 7, 8 and 9 can be solid at times, stubborn when at their best, but they are not big hitters, and it has forced MS Dhoni to take a circumspect approach

A lasting memory


Runs scored by Rohit Sharma during India's last ODI against Australia, in Bangalore (2013)

Sandhu on debut


Pace bowlers who have made their debut for Australia in the last 5 years, the most for any team. Gurinder Sandhu is the 17th.

A rare Kohli blip


Runs scored by Virat Kohli this innings, his lowest ODI score in eight innings. He made 49+ in six of these eight innings.

Second Best


Runs scored by India, their second highest score in an ODI at the MCG. The highest is 270.